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…

Happy couple with boxes professionally packed by Master Movers

Should You Hire a Professional to Pack?

Packing for a move requires time and energy, both of which are in short supply when you’re relocating. Underestimating the scope of packing is easy. But, don’t forget that packing is more than just tossing stuff in a box. When you relocate a household, it’s imperative that you organize, take inventory and make accurate labels for each…