Instructions, hacks, advice and "how to's" to help you make the most of your DIY move. Our 'how-to' guides will help you get from move planning to moving day!

How to Keep Pets and Kids Occupied On Moving Day

Approximately 12 percent of U.S. residents moved in 2012 according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, and many of those moving include families with children or pets. Moving day can be a difficult time for both kids and animals, so keeping them happy and distracted can go a long way...
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How to Choose A Rental Truck Size

Everyday we get several phone calls where the potential customer says, "I have an average three bedroom home" or something similar. The bottom line is that every move is different just like every home is different. You can have two identical homes as far as the structure is concerned but inside...
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How to be Prepared for Your DIY Move

One of the most common questions we receive is, How long will my move take?" Despite our efforts to provide accurate time estimates based on the type and size of transportation method (which is based on historical averages), the fact remains that one of the largest factors is how prepared the...
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How to Schedule Movers With An Unknown Delivery Time

Many times throughout the week we are asked, How do I schedule my movers if I don't know when my stuff will arrive? Certainly not an uncommon problem for people who choose to complete a DIY move. For those of you who have chosen a "You Load, We Drive" moving company...
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How to Request a Moving Labor Quote

Each day we receive hundreds of calls from customers who need a price estimate for moving labor. Unlike traditional full-service moving companies we do not need an exceptional amount of information. In fact, by answering just a few simple questions we can provide you with a crew size recommendation as well...
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