packing liquids

Quick Tips on Packing Liquids

Packing liquids can be one of the most challenging parts of moving. And for a good reason: liquids aren’t exactly easy to handle, and packing them puts you at risk of spills, messes, and more. Luckily, it is possible to pack liquids for local and long-distance moves. You just need to understand how. The Dangers…

downsize and declutter

Best Ways to Downsize & Declutter in 2020

2020: it’s the year to downsize your belongings, finally. Whether you’ve decided to move to a smaller home, or you want to declutter your existing home, getting rid of some unnecessary items is a great way to make your home a more comfortable place. After all, the average American household has approximately a whopping 300,000…

best ways to help my family move

What’s the Best Way to Help My Family Move?

You’ve found your dream home, and you’re taking the leap. Before you can settle into domestic bliss with the people you love, though, you’ve got to relocate. This is a big process, and it can be fraught with difficulty. When you move your family, you’re dealing with switching schools, uprooting everyone’s lives, making new friends,…

top reasons seniors are moving

4 Top Reasons Seniors are Moving

Many people think of moving as something young individuals and families do. People move for jobs, for relationships, and for a change of scenery. But people mostly stop moving when they reach retirement, right? Wrong. In fact, today’s older adults will live longer than any generation before them. As such, they’re looking for ways to…

Bright side of moving

The Bright Side of Moving

Moving gets a bad rep. When people talk about it, they focus on the stressful, demanding parts of the process. That’s only a small piece of the picture, though. Moving can be a very positive experience. Whether you’re moving for a new job, marriage, a growing family, school, or something else, there’s plenty to love…

safety tips from Master Movers in Portland, OR

Moving Safety Tips for Your Next Move

If you’re on the eve of a big move, you know you’re in for some heavy lifting and long days. Did you know, though, that these things, done wrong, can put your safety at risk? While it’s tempting to try and get everything done as quickly as possible, this approach can lead to back injuries,…

wet weather while moving

How to Plan Your Move Around Wet Weather

In Portland, Oregon the winter and spring are both considered rainy seasons. Don’t let wet weather slow you down on moving day! When it comes to moving, weather doesn’t need to be a determining factor.  You just need to plan. This may mean adding extra floor coverings if it’s wet or snowy, making plans to…

The Pearl District in Portland Oregon

The Pearl District of Portland Oregon

The Pearl District is one of Portland’s most popular neighborhoods. In this article, you’ll learn what you need to know about the neighborhood and why living there might be such a great idea. The Pearl District: it’s one of Portland’s most vibrant neighborhoods. “The Pearl,” as it’s affectionately known, was recently voted #5 on Forbes…