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How to Make Moving Easier

Posted on: November 21, 2022

Moving from one household to another is a life-changing event, regardless of the distance you are covering. With so much to think about during each stage of the process, you can benefit from the experience and knowledge of the skilled professionals at Georgetown Moving and Storage Company. Here is a list of tips to help…

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How to Keep Valuables Safe During a Move

Posted on: November 21, 2022

Your upcoming move provides a fresh start for your family, possibly in a whole new city with a different job and a new school for the kids. While this may excite you, you also know you must transport everything to your new home before you can settle in. If you’re worried about keeping valuables safe…

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Here’s How To Move in The Winter

Posted on: October 11, 2022

While many people are settling in for the winter ahead, others are considering moving on to warmer climates or new opportunities. Moving in winter can be a wise decision, but because of the challenges inherent with winter weather, this kind of move requires a few extra considerations that the team at Georgetown Moving & Storage…

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Long-Distance Moving From DC to Arizona

Posted on: September 9, 2022

Georgetown Moving and Storage Company now offers direct service between the DC metro area and Arizona. Are you planning a long-distance move from the Washington, DC, area to Arizona? Moving to Arizona offers plenty of benefits and opportunities, including: A reasonable cost of living Phenomenal weather More time spent outdoors Learning to cook with cacti!…

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6 Questions To Ask Your Moving Company

Posted on: May 22, 2022

It doesn’t matter if you’re moving across town, to a nearby state, or across the country, moving means making a lot of decisions in a short time. One of the most important choices you need to make is the moving company you’ll entrust with your valuable belongings. Fortunately, hiring a reliable and trustworthy moving company…

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Top East Coast Cities to Move To

Posted on: March 7, 2022

People often make a long-distance move to the East Coast for their work. Some relocate for family reasons or for a change of scenery or a new adventure. Whatever the reason, they need to pick a place to live that meets all their desires and needs. We thought it’d be fun to take a look…

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Mistakes To Avoid When Moving

Posted on: January 26, 2022

If there’s one group of people familiar with the most common mistakes people make when moving, it’s professional movers! Whether you’re moving to the other side of town or across the country, it takes careful planning, organization, and stamina. And no matter how many times you do it, it doesn’t seem to get any easier…

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How To Organize a Move in Advance

Posted on: December 30, 2021

Whether they handle the move themselves or hire a full-service moving service, nearly 50% of people say moving is one of their most stressful life events. The good news is that by following a few simple moving and packing tips, you can achieve a nearly stress-free move that saves you time, energy, and possibly money.…

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How Early Should I Pack for a Move?

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Packing Tips From the Top-Rated Movers in the DC Area Have you just closed on your dream house or been approved for the perfect apartment? You probably feel like a huge weight has lifted off your shoulders. While finding a place to live lets you cross a big item off your to-do list, you now…

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Our Best Tips for Packing & Moving Heavy Items

Posted on: November 24, 2021

Protect Your Belongings and Yourself With Proper Packing Techniques When moving, everyone wants to ensure their treasured possessions arrive safely at their new home. Packing heavy items comes with a distinct set of challenges, including the risk of injury. To avoid breakage or pulled muscles, you need to make sure the packaging is sufficiently sturdy…

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How to Pack for Long-Distance Moves

Posted on: August 30, 2021

Adequate Planning Can Protect Your Belongings, from Books to Heirlooms Prepping for a long-distance move isn’t just about organizing and packing up your belongings. It’s also about making sure things are packed in a way that ensures they arrive safely and in one piece. These moving industry packing tips are just what you need to…

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Moving Long-Distance? Watch Out for These Red Flags

Posted on: July 21, 2021

Doing Your Homework Now Can Save Hassle and Heartache Later Long-distance moves come with a lot of challenges. Do you fly or drive to your new location? You’ll need to set up new utility and other home service accounts ahead of time, so they’re ready to go when you arrive. And you have to decide…

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10 Tips for Organizing Your Storage Unit

Posted on: June 23, 2021

Need Access to Your Storage Unit Frequently? Planning Makes a Difference. We all could use a bit more storage, and a storage unit offers one of the best ways to organize your home or office. If you have a storage unit that you often access, how you arrange your possessions can make your storage room…

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4 Ways to Make Your Long-Distance Move Stress-Free

Posted on: May 25, 2021

Although the thought of a new home can be very exciting, there’s no denying that the act of moving itself is generally quite stressful, let alone moving a long distance. You don’t want your excitement shrouded in dread or uneasiness, which is why we’ve laid out four tips you can follow to make moving day…

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Making Your Pandemic Move Go Smoothly

Posted on: March 28, 2021

It’s been a tough year for many people. Whether because of job loss, job opportunity, or simply a change in direction, many people are moving onward and upward amid the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as you pursue greener pastures and new opportunities, it’s important to remain mindful of safety and the added logistics of interstate moves at…

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Moving Two Households Together

Posted on: March 23, 2021

Many modern households look far different than they did even a decade ago. Today, blended living arrangements are made up of partners, newlyweds, multi-generational families, or professionals entering a co-living arrangement to save on costs. Combining two households harmoniously is challenging, but with a lot of communication, compromise, and a good mover, it truly can…

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Pros and Cons of Moving in the Off-Season

Posted on: February 23, 2021

When preparing for a move, families may wonder whether there’s a time of year that’s more conducive to a successful move than others. The answer to this question can be tricky, as there are advantages and disadvantages that come with any time of year you plan to move, whether it be during the busy summer…

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Boxes vs. Bins: Which Is Best for Moving?

Posted on: December 23, 2019

With all of the details and plans to keep track of during the moving process, one very important question can easily be overlooked: What should you store your possessions in? With their perceived sturdiness and reusability, totes or plastic bins seem like the easy choice. But what if we told you that cardboard boxes are…

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Can Moving Companies Transport Firearms & Ammunition?

Posted on: December 17, 2019

You might be an avid hunter, a service member, or a public security worker—regardless of why you have firearms, you have to keep them in mind when you’re planning a local or long-distance move. If you’re using a moving company, this becomes even more important! Can a moving company handle firearms and ammunition? Follow along…

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Are Moving Companies Insured?

Posted on: December 11, 2019

Enlisting the services and expertise of a local moving company can make the process of moving so much simpler. But at the end of the day, you’re trusting a team of strangers to pack, handle, move, and unpack your valuables and belongings. This point begs one very important question: are moving companies insured? Georgetown Moving…

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