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Category: Moving Tips

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…

How to Compare Moving Companies

Posted on: December 9, 2019

So, you’ve decided to work with a moving company in order to complete your upcoming move. Good idea! The right movers can make the process simple and stress-free. However, now you’ve probably got a problem on your hands—who do you choose? You certainly don’t lack for options, but what makes a moving company “good,” and…

Home Staging Storage Checklist

Posted on: October 24, 2019

When the goal is to stage your Maryland or Washington, DC home, you want everything looking immaculate. That can be very hard to do in a place you or your client has been calling home for years! Clutter abounds and you searched for a solution—now you’re planning to use temporary home staging storage to free up…

Government and Military Move Checklist

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Have a PCS coming up, or are you a member of the government or military looking to make a move to or from the Maryland or Washington, DC areas in the near future? We know military moving can be a massive hassle, but it’s far easier with a plan of action. If you’re about to…

Do I Need a Portable Storage Unit Permit in DC?

Posted on: September 26, 2019

The convenience of utilizing portable storage cannot be overstated. Whether you’re looking to complete a local move, or you simply need more space and are looking for a reliable way to get things loaded on your schedule, they’re a great option! However, they’re an option best acquired legally. Asking yourself, “Do I need a portable…

Commercial Relocation Checklist

Posted on: September 26, 2019

Logistics, planning, scheduling—the number of factors that play into a commercial relocation can be dizzying. If you’re planning a commercial relocation in the Maryland or metro DC areas, you might be looking for ways to streamline the process. If so, worry not. You’ve come to the right place! Ready to schedule your commercial move? Contact…

How to Settle Your Kids in Their New Home Before Starting School This Fall

Posted on: August 22, 2019

Moving presents a ton of changes, and perhaps no one is more affected by this than our kids. Whether they’re eight or 18, starting over comes with its challenges. Did you move during the summer, but now you need help with making sure your kids are settled before school starts next month? It’s a great…

How to Pack Furniture for Moving

Posted on: May 20, 2019

When preparing for a move, few things cause more strife and stress than trying to figure out how best to get your larger possessions safely to your new destination. If you’re looking to find the best ways to move furniture for your upcoming local or long-distance move, Georgetown Moving and Storage Company can help you…

How to Prepare for a Move

Posted on: February 25, 2019

Making a move can be very exciting and is often a great way to get a fresh start or to find new areas of growth. But unfortunately, a move can also be hectic and stressful—sometimes moving is even scary. The best way to get more of the former and less of the latter is to have a…

What’s the Best Way to Move Out of State?

Posted on: February 15, 2019

Making a long distance move can present a lot more challenges than simply going across town or to a neighboring county. The excitement of a move is certainly still there, but with it comes logistics, planning, pricing—a whole slew of things that may dampen your experience. When considering the issues, you might come to the root of…

How to Make Moving Easier

Posted on: January 29, 2019

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…

How to Calculate Your Moving Costs 

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Regardless of how far you are moving or how many possessions you own, hiring the right moving company can help to make the entire process easier and alleviate your stress—but at what cost? With so many variables to consider when calculating moving costs, it can be difficult to plan your budget, but the team of experienced professionals at…

Moving to Washington, DC After College

Posted on: October 31, 2018

As a college graduate, you have the world at your feet and the opportunity to make your home in any one of our nation’s most vibrant cities. If you are considering Washington, DC as the next destination on your life’s journey, you won’t be disappointed—while it may once have had a reputation for being filled with…

Moving from California to Washington, DC

Posted on: October 15, 2018

For many, the thought of orchestrating a move from California to Washington, DC can be overwhelming. By choosing the right long-distance moving company and following our tips for preparation, planning, and organization, you can help to ensure that your cross-country adventure is a success. 1. Start Early The time to start preparing for your move…

Moving from Texas to Washington, DC

Posted on: September 28, 2018

Whether you are planning to relocate from Texas to Washington, DC for work, family, or a change of scenery, the more time you can spend researching and planning your move, the better. In addition to finding your next home and learning all you can about your new surroundings, you will need to figure out how…

Don’t Move to DC Before Knowing These Tips

Posted on: August 31, 2018

Washington DC, also known as “The District” to locals, is much more than just where the President lives. It’s an incredibly vibrant and diverse city full of culture and history; but you must already know that if you’ve decided to make the big move, right? Moving, in general, is very overwhelming, but moving to a…

Moving from the East Coast to the West Coast

Posted on: July 10, 2018

Orchestrating a move from one side of the country to the other is a massive undertaking, which requires a great deal of planning, perseverance, and the right moving company. Even though you will continue to reside in the same country, the 3,000-mile divide means you will need to prepare for changes in climate, lifestyle, laws, culture,…

5 Reasons to Hire Local Movers in Washington, DC

Posted on: June 11, 2018

A move is a move, whether you are moving to another state or to the next town. You still need to pack up your belongings and safely transport them to your new home. You could attempt to do it all on your own, or you might be thinking about hiring a large national firm. Instead,…

How Long Does It Take to Pack Up a House?

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Making the decision to move is an important decision in your life. But once you have decided, the clock starts ticking on all the things you need to do before your move. Whether you are moving across town, to the next state, or across the country, you still need to pack up your house. If…

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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