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…

meet your new neighbors

Meet Your New Neighbors After Your Move

Break the ice and meet your new neighbors when you finish moving. This will help make it less awkward when you need to borrow that cup of sugar to finish baking fudge brownies or a tool to help complete a home project. Who knows? You may even start up a long-lasting friendship. Meet Your New…

packing electronics

Tips for Packing Electronics During Your Move

Once you move into your new home, you want to unpack your electronics, like your flat screen TV, hook them up and, presto!, have them work again. Be careful when packing electronics, so they easily survive the move by following some of the following packing tips. After all, replacing these valuables could become costly. Prepare…