Moving, Storage, & Portable Storage Blog

Here you'll find packing and moving tips, updates on cool things going on around BoxCart, and a variety of other information we hope you'll find useful.

Tips for Using a Full-Service Moving Company

You made the decision to use a full-service moving company for your move.  Now, you need to get ready for them to come!  While hiring a quality professional mover, like those at Boxcart, makes the moving process easier, there are still a few things that you can do to organize your possessions and ensure that your move goes as smoothly

The Importance of Temperature-Controlled Storage

When it comes to moving your belongings to storage, evaluating the climate controls that a storage facility has in place is critically important to protecting your assets. There are many items in your home that could be damaged by extreme temperatures. BoxCart Storage goes to great lengths to ensure that every item stored within its units is well protected from all the elements.

Tips for Decluttering Your Home

Gearing Up for a Summertime Move

Summer is probably the most popular time of the year for families to move house – primarily because school is out, which means less disruption for the kids. But as anyone who has moved knows, there’s still plenty of potential hiccups involved in the process – for parents and kids alike. So if you’re planning a summertime move, Boxcart has a few suggestions to make the ride a less bumpy for you.

Five Ways to Make Your Move Less Stressful

There’s a reason why many people consider moving to be one life’s most stressful events. Even if your reason for moving is a positive one, you’re likely to get at least a little worried about all of the things you need to take care of in order for it to go as smoothly as possible.

Over the years, BoxCart has helped thousands of people move here in the Northern Virginia area, so we know what helps – and what doesn’t – when it comes to planning a stress-free move. Here are our five top tips for making your move as mellow as possible.

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Long Distance Moving Brings Added Stress


Long distance moving adds a new level of stress to our lives that be compared to the likes of divorce, death, the loss of a job, and the purchase of a new home. This is true whether you are a frequent mover, or someone that has been in living in the same house for many years and just has decided to move.

5 Places To Review BoxCart Online

Online reviews can sometimes be the engine of the market place. People are searching for reviews every single day to help them make better educated decisions on companies' products and services. The moving industry is a major player in the search for reviews - with searches like "best moving companies," "movers reviews," and "moving company reviews" getting hundreds of thousands of searches each and every month. For this reason we have compiled a list of places that you can review BoxCart on as well as search for reputable Virginia movers.

How to Pack Your Mobile Storage Unit Today So You Can Relax Tomorrow

If you need temporary on-site or off-site storage, and you’ve rented a mobile storage unit, there are steps you can take to make packing, loading, and finding your items much more streamlined.

How to Compare Moving Quotes

When it comes to moving company quotes, what you see isn’t necessarily what you get. You try to do your due diligence by soliciting multiple moving, packing, or storage quotes from a company, only to find—post-move—that the bill is twice as much as you had expected.

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