When it comes time for needing storage, you have several choices - BoxCart can load your storage containers for you, saving you time and a potential sore back; or if you choose to do the heavy lifting, BoxCart can deliver secure storage units for you to load yourself.
As a full-service mover and a portable storage provider, BoxCart's customers always ask for tips on packing and loading portable storage units to maximize protection of the goods stored inside. Here are some tips to help protect your belongings while making the most of the space in each container.
We at BoxCart are always looking for ways to educate our potential customers about how the moving process works, what types of issues/companies to avoid, and basic ways to protect themselves during the moving process.
When it comes time to move, changing your address seems like a simple task. However, you never realize how many people and companies need your new info...here's a checklist to help cover your bases...
Utilities & Home Services
- Phone (Home / Cell)
- Water Delivery
- Lawn & Garden Services
- Housecleaning Service
Financial Accounts & Employer
Packing is one of the most tedious and time-consuming parts of a move. BoxCart
can most certainly take care of this step for you; however, if you're up for it and want to do it yourself, here are some tips to help you pack like a pro!
We've covered packing, but what about the dreaded task of unpacking and getting everything in its place?! It's a daunting task, but here are some helpful hints to make the unpacking process easier. One essential thing to remember - You don't have to unpack everything in one day or even one week. Take your time and maybe you'll even be able to enjoy the process as another step along a new adventure!First Things First: The Essentials
Moving causes an inevitable upset of your life, your routine, etc. One thing I've always found to minimize as much stress during the last few days at the old home and the first few days at the new one is to pack a box that carries pretty much everything you may need during that time period. Although you may not be able to pack all the comforts of home in the box (sorry...your luxury pillow-top bed won't fit!), at least you won't be running out to the store at midnight for toothpaste or something else seemingly mundane but necessary!
Moving is rough on everyone, but it tends to hit children the hardest...they're moving away from their school, their friends, most of what is comfortable to them. Here are some tips to help your kids adjust before, during, and after your family moves.
Everyone should be cautious and take care to protect themselves and their belongings while moving. Women moving by themselves may be particularly vulnerable to break-ins. Here are some simple tips and precautions to take to protect yourself during and after your move.Before You Move
This week, we'll have a series of blogs to help you get organized and make your upcoming move as stress-free as possible!
Yesterday, we talked about what things you should do one month before your move. As time marches on, here are your tips for tasks 2 weeks before your move....
OK...so you're now one week out from your move day. Likely you're stressed, sore from all that packing, and ready to make your new house your home. Here are some tips to make this last week as easy as possible...
You've made it! By now, you're all packed (I hope!!), and you're so ready to move on to your new adventure in your new home. Here are some tips to keep what's left of your sanity in tact today...
The BoxCart Beagle has finally gone mobile...literally! Check out our new moving truck...our buddy "General" is riding high and sitting pretty!
As stressful as moving can be for people, it’s equally as stressful for your dogs and cats. Here are some tips to help your pets have a smooth transition during your move… Keep up the Routine
Owning a moving company, you meet all sorts of people, moving all over the US for quite a variety of reasons. I found this interesting map from Forbes.com which visually shows where Americans are moving from and to... The visual for the Washington, D.C. area is quite fascinating. Play around...it's really quite cool to see what Americans are up to!
This is a question we frequently get from customers. Most moving companies will not move houseplants due to their fragile nature. However, here are some tips for moving them yourself...
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