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3 Tips for Eco-Friendly Moving

Posted on: April 11, 2018

Whether you are moving across town or across the country, you are still going to need to pack up your belongings so that they can be safely transported from point A to point B. But what you might not realize is that you do have the ability to make your move as eco-friendly as possible.…

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7 Ways to Prepare for a Long-Distance Move

Posted on: March 12, 2018

Moving across the country is different than moving across the city or state. A long-distance move requires quite a bit of pre-planning to go off without a hitch. Here are seven ways to prepare for your long-distance move. Be Organized with Your Packing Dedicate a box for items that you will need right away after…

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How to Get Ready to Move Out of College

Posted on: March 7, 2018

Before you know it, the end of the school year will be here for college students. If you are a student who lives in a dorm during the school year or the parent of a student, this means you have a move-out day coming up (even though it seems like move-in day wasn’t that long…

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What to Unpack First After Moving

Posted on: February 23, 2018

The day has finally arrived when you have officially moved into your new home. Now, you find yourself surrounded by piles and piles of boxes. After making sure the rooms in your new home are cleaned and ready for you to put your belongings away, what do you unpack first? Here’s a guide to knowing…

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6 Tips for Moving in the Snow

Posted on: February 9, 2018

It’s necessary to set your moving date weeks or even months in advance. If you’re moving in the winter, this could very well mean relocating while it’s snowing. Just in case Mother Nature has a surprise in store for you, prepare now with these six tips for moving in the snow. Clear a Path To…

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Moving Supplies You Did Not Know You Needed

Posted on: January 29, 2018

If you have a move coming up, you’ve probably started stocking up on essential moving supplies. Boxes, tape, and packing paper are a given, but these are far from the only things you’ll need. To make your move easier, consider getting your hands on the following moving supplies you didn’t know you needed. For help…

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6 Tips for Moving on a Budget

Posted on: January 25, 2018

If you just landed a job in a new city or you’ve decided your family has outgrown your house, it’s time to consider a move. Relocating your family and all your possessions is not only stressful, but also costly. Fortunately, there are ways to save on moving costs to keep your expenses and stress levels…

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How Do I Pack Glass Items?

Posted on: January 20, 2018

One of the most worrisome aspects of your upcoming move is the possibility of something breaking. Glass is among the most fragile materials you’ll be bringing with you to your new home, so to ensure everything arrives in one piece, follow these tips for how to pack glass items. Stock Up on the Right Packing…

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How to Clean Your Garage Before Moving

Posted on: January 15, 2018

Once you have packed up everything in your garage, and the space is completely empty, you have one final task before moving out: you must clean the garage to make it move-in ready for the family buying your house. Follow these tips from Georgetown Moving and Storage Company to make the job go quickly and…

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How Long Does It Take a Moving Truck to Deliver?

Posted on: January 10, 2018

Planning a long-distance move is both thrilling and nerve wracking. Your to-do list is seemingly never ending, and there are still a lot of unanswered questions, including this one: how long does it take a moving truck to deliver your belongings? The answer to this question depends on a few factors. If you’re planning a…

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What to Give Away Before a Move

Posted on: January 5, 2018

Did you recently buy a new house across town or lease an apartment on the other side of the country? Whatever the case, it’s important to downsize as you anticipate the upcoming move. Take a quick look around your home. Do you love everything in it, or could you stand to part with some odds…

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7 Tips for Moving Long-Distance

Posted on: December 27, 2017

Moving your home and family any distance can be stressful, but a long-distance move is particularly overwhelming. Fortunately, with the right mindset, planning, and precautions, you can move from one city to another or even across state lines without difficulty. Just follow these seven tips for moving long-distance. For a free moving estimate, please contact…

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How to Move During Christmas

Posted on: December 22, 2017

Packing and moving is stressful no matter what time of year you relocate. Combine the hassle of moving with the hectic holiday season, and you might feel downright overwhelmed. Fortunately, you can make the move easier on your family with a few tips for moving during Christmas. If you still need to schedule your Christmas…

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How to Pack Your Kitchen for Moving

Posted on: December 19, 2017

When you start packing for a move, you start with the easy things such as decorations, out-of-season clothes, and storage room items. If you secretly dread packing your kitchen—with all the fragile dishes, glasses, small appliances, and odds and ends crammed into every spare shelf—use this guide to help you. With a game plan for…

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How to Move a Piano Safely

Posted on: December 15, 2017

As moving day approaches, you might be worried about how you’ll move your piano. This beautiful, expensive possession is more than just a piece of furniture—it’s a musical instrument with delicate strings, hammers, and keys that must remain unharmed to produce their beautiful sounds. An upright piano might weigh 300 to 400 pounds, while a…

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Do I Need Climate-Controlled Storage?

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Are you running out of room in your home to store the things that are most important to you? Whether you want to hold onto keepsakes like your wedding dress and grandpa’s old violin, or you’re saving furniture items and toys for the grandkids, it could be wise to rent out a storage unit. If…

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How to Move During Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 23, 2017

If you’re moving during Thanksgiving, it’s probably not your choice. Perhaps you have to vacate your house or apartment before the end of November, and you want to take advantage of the time off from work and the kids being out of school over the long holiday weekend. Whatever your reason for moving over Thanksgiving,…

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How to Protect Your Storage Items from Pests

Posted on: November 20, 2017

If you don’t have room for your mother’s hope chest or the rocking chair you plan to pass on to your grandkids, one option is to put these items in storage. The possessions that you choose to store away—rather than sell—are important to you. The last thing you want is for rats to bore a…

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Tips for Storing Your Art While Moving

Posted on: November 18, 2017

The art hanging in your home is probably among your most prized possessions. This means you must take good care of each painting, print, and poster during your upcoming move. Not sure how? Just follow these tips for packing, moving, and storing art correctly. To learn more about the packing and storage services we offer…

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What Is the Average Moving Cost?

Posted on: November 15, 2017

Moving is a tremendous task that takes careful planning. On top of this, moving requires financial preparation, which can be the most significant factor of all, depending on how large and far your move is. For help estimating the cost of your upcoming move, please contact Georgetown Moving and Storage at (703) 466-0575. Factors that…

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