Dec
01

How Much Does A Rented Moving Truck Weigh?

You've rented a moving truck and you're driving to your new home when suddenly you see a weight limit sign . Uh-oh, how much does this truck weight?! The weight of a rental truck will vary by a number of factors: Size Rental company Make and model of the truck If...
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Aug
25

5 Must Have Items for Moving Day

It's safe to say that moving day is one of the most stressful days you will ever encounter. This is true for the majority of people, even those who meticulously planned and prepared for their move. You've likely planned for weeks or even months, so don't drop the ball at the...
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Jul
30

Your Ultimate Source for DIY Moving Guides and Resources

Whether you're just beginning to learn about do-it-yourself moving options or you just need help with a specific topic, the MovingLabor.com blog is a great resource. With so much information available how do you find the blog, article or guide that you are looking for? We've taken the liberty of making...
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Jun
23

Plastic Wrap for Moving: DIY Movers Guide

Plastic wrap, which is also known as shrink wrap and stretch wrap, is an important resource for your do-it-yourself move. Stretch wrap can solve a number of moving-related problems, from protecting your furniture to securing loose wires and doors. We've put together this movers guide to help you learn: Why plastic...
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Jun
18

6 Places to Get Free Moving Boxes

If you're preparing for an upcoming move you are probably on the hunt for moving boxes that won't destroy your budget. If that sounds like you then you've come to the right place! We've created a thorough list of the best places to find free or cheap used moving boxes and...
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Jun
16

Video Moving Tips

Over the years we've published hundreds of blogs, articles and guides with helpful tips and advice about do-it-yourself moving. One thing we have learned during this time is that some moving tips are far more effective as a 'how to' video instead of just words. With that in mind we've started...
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May
22

We'll Be Closed on Memorial Day 2015

Our National Customer Support & Operations office will be closed on Monday, May 25th 2015 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We will resume normal office hours on Tuesday, May 26th at 8:30 am Eastern Time. Existing Customers Although Customer Support will be unavailable, all scheduled moves during this time...
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Mar
16

Extended Hours for Peak Moving Season

It's nearly peak moving season again, and that means we're making final preparations to better serve our customers during the busiest time of the year. From longer hours to more staff, MovingLabor.com is ready to provide you with professional moving help for your local or long distance move this summer. Did...
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Feb
03

Relocation Guide: Moving to Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas: Once a small, sleepy city in central Texas, is now a major technology hub and relocation destination for many. Just 15 years ago, the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area had a population of 1.25 million people. As of 2013, the greater Austin metropolitan area had a population of 1.9 million...
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Jan
27

Relocation Guide: Moving to Portland, Oregon

Over the past few years, the amount of people moving to Portland , Oregon has spiked, ranking it #1 for Top Inbound States in 2013 and 2014 as reported by United Van Lines, ending Washington DC's 10 year streak. We have previously talked about why you should move to the Washington...
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