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…

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…

preparing your appliances for moving

Preparing Your Appliances for Moving Day

Most moving companies, like Master Movers, do not disconnect or reconnect any power or water lines to your appliances. Preparing appliances for moving, such as your washer, dryer and refrigerator, falls on homeowners, who can do it themselves or hire a professional. Once you have gotten your appliances ready properly, Master Movers will transport them…

Moving Packing Tips to Keep Your Items Safe

Moving Packing Tips to Keep Your Items Safe

You’ve found the house of your dreams, and it’s time to start boxing up your belongings for the move to your new home. Of course, this includes packing your cherished family heirlooms, old photos and other irreplaceable possessions. These fragile items deserve extra attention to avoid damage — simply being careful with the boxes isn’t enough….

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…