DIY Moving Blog

Top 6 Reasons to Hire Moving Labor

You are in the process of planning a do-it-yourself move and are wondering, "Should I hire movers to help?" The answer will be different for each person, based primarily upon your unique situation. To help you decide we are going to look at the top 6 reasons to hire moving...
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Tips for a Stress-Free Move

Moving into a new house or apartment can be an exciting time in your life. With a new home, you can indulge your creative whims by redecorating your living space, which you may have been reluctant to do in your old house. In addition, a new home gives you a...
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Rental Truck Fuel Calculator

Rental trucks are a great way to complete a DIY move, both local and long distance. Although a great option for DIY moving, the fact remains that rental trucks have never been synonymous with fuel economy. Ten years ago that may not have mattered, but today fuel prices seem to...
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How to Find Affordable Moving Boxes

If you have started to plan a move you may have a lot of unanswered questions. At least one of those questions is likely about moving boxes and supplies - Where do you purchase them and which companies have the best deal? Luckily for you, we are not like 99%...
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Florida Dominates Top 10 Turnaround Housing Markets

Back in October we blogged about the " 2011 Best and Worst Housing Markets " as published by Business Week . We were blown away when we read that Florida accounted for 17 of the top 25 spots on the worst housing markets list which surely meant certain doom for...
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America's Most Affluent Neighborhoods

A recent Forbes article titled, "America's Most Affluent Neighborhoods" was released earlier this week. If you take a moment to ponder the subject line you are likely making guesses in your head before reading further; perhaps Beverly Hills, Hollywood or Scottsdale, Arizona. Although those are all good guesses you would...
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Tips for Executing a Low Stress Local Move

Moving is something all of us will have to do at some point in our lives. But did you know that this activity is considered to be the third most stressful life event, according to the Employee Relocation Council? There are a few aspects of moving that have earned it...
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What Moving Equipment Should I Provide?

You can always count on our moving help to provide standard moving equipment , this includes a hand truck (a dolly for boxes), floor dolly (flat for furniture) and standard tools. However, depending on the type of services we are providing for you it may be necessary to obtain moving...
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Top 10 Cities with the Fastest Growing Wage Increases

Since the recession began in 2008 it seems like most news has been negative, especially when related to the economy, housing or employment. This week however, the Payscale Index released the top 10 cities which experienced the largest increase in wage growth in the private sector. The report notes that...
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What Size Rental Truck Do I Need?

For your upcoming move you have decided to rent a moving truck but have no clue what truck size you should get - Sound like you? If you search the web you will find many references and opinions, some extremely generic (14' will move 1-2 bedrooms) and others offering a...
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