8 Reasons Why You Should Move To A New City

‘Tis the season! No, not wedding season - It’s moving season! Did you know that 80% of America’s moves happen between April and September? It’s known as one of the most stressful life events. But the secret is that once you get past the logistics, the hidden opportunities are endless. You’re...
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Moving Labor vs Traditional Movers

We try really hard to make it easy to understand what we do , but not everyone understands right away. We've created this guide to help you understand what a "regular mover" is and why we are not "them" . Types of Movers You can divide the moving industry into two...
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How Many Movers Do I Need?

The experts at MovingLabor.com want to help you be prepared for your do-it-yourself move. That is why they created this handy moving guide to help you choose the right number of movers and estimate how long your move will take to complete.

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How Many Moving Boxes Do I Need?

As your move date approaches you think to yourself, "I’d better start packing!" But as you walk through your home you realize you’ve got a lot of stuff to pack, a lot more than you thought you did. Then you ask yourself a question that thousands of others ask every day,...
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Should You Move to Live Near Your Grandchildren?

Ready or not, you are a grandparent! How did this happen so quickly? Wasn’t it just yesterday your own children were hanging from monkey bars and running gleefully towards the an ice cream truck? In this 2015 photo, 90 year-old Helen Ruth from Tinley Park, Illinois, visiting her great grandchildren, Lucas...
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Free Moving Resources to Help Plan Your Move

You just got the news—you’re moving to another house or even another state! After the first exciting moments, your mind starts whirling with all the plans and details. Starting with your fingers and toes, you get numb all over until you’re left frozen and useless. We call it moving shock. Luckily,...
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Your Guide to Parking Permits

For Moving Trucks, Trailers and Storage Containers You’ve thought of everything from your hairdryer to the kitchen sink as you have planned your upcoming move. You know when to pick up the moving truck and you've hired movers to load it , but have you thought about whether or not your...
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7 Alternatives to U–Haul Cargo Trailers

Wanting options for moving your studio apartment cross-country? Or maybe just a few pieces of furniture? You might know that U-Haul offers cargo trailers to move your lesser load. But if a tow-behind doesn’t quite fit your needs, you might be left scratching your head about what to do. We’ve found...
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Do I Need Insurance for a Rental Truck?

Most people incorrectly assume that their personal auto insurance or credit card covers them for damage to a rented moving truck. While individual policies vary from person to person, the fact is that the great majority of auto insurance companies and credit cards do not cover damage to a rented moving...
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Average Moving Truck MPG

Whether you are renting from U-Haul, Penske or Budget you probably want to know what kind of gas mileage you can expect. It's important to be aware that the truck size is not the only factor in your fuel economy. Other variables, like the age of the truck, maintenance history, terrain...
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