Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

How to Efficiently Pack a Moving Truck

Staff Writer

 · May 5, 2010

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Packing a moving truck efficiently can help you to save on moving costs. The idea is to pack the truck as effectively as possible, to make use of every available inch of space on the truck. This will ultimately prevent the possibility of a second trip (if you rent a large enough truck). Choosing a […]

Check out these simple tips for packing stemware to avoid breaking the necessary and often prized kitchen item into millions of little pieces when moving from one apartment to another. Whether your stemware is cheap and disposable or expensive and sentimental, use careful packing, stacking and storing techniques. 1. Look for Soft Cushioning Materials Like […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 16, 2010

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Using tips for packing clothing can help you take as much as possible with you to your new destination. You can overcome space and shipping weight challenges by using techniques that movers have utilized for many years. You can pack your clothes like a pro if you follow these basic 5 tips: 1. Roll Clothes […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 12, 2010

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Kitchen appliances are fragile items to pack and move. If not done properly, they can get damaged and you’ll have to spend money to replace them. You can avoid this hassle by packing them the right way so that both your kitchen appliances and cooking utensils arrive intact at your final destination. Use these 5 tips […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 9, 2010

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Getting written estimates from local and national movers is essential before making any decision to hire a moving company. Don’t assume that any verbal quotes will remain in effect by the time you sign a contract with the movers. A part of doing all that you can to select the best moving services for your […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 8, 2010

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There are many tips for packing when getting ready for a move. Sometimes certain household items are helpful and sometimes it is best to spend some money to save money on potential damage later on. One of the more difficult items to pack is a mirror. Not only are they delicate but if it breaks there […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 5, 2010

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Your computer and peripherals are sensitive pieces of equipment that are prone to damage during a move. If your computer is not packed away safely, and is dropped, the damage could be permanent. Following tips for packing computer equipment will help you get your sensitive device to its new home safely. 1. Protect Your Data […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 4, 2010

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Tips for packing silverware are more in depth than you might think. Many people simply throw their silverware in a box and hope for the best. The ones that are a little more careful, still don’t go far enough to prevent scratches and tarnishing during the move. If you’re wondering what more you can do […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 3, 2010

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Your lamps and vases don’t have to arrive in broken pieces if you apply the right tips for packing them. There is a method to packing these fragile items, that is quite different from packing many of the other household items you’re moving. Professional movers get “big bucks” for using the following tips, that you […]

Staff Writer

 · Jan 28, 2010

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Tips for packing a flat-panel television are similar to tips for packing most electronics that are heavy and valuable. You simply can’t afford the risk of damaging your TV because the replacement monies you receive from your insurance company might be less than what it’s worth. Here are 6 tips for packing your TV for […]

Staff Writer

 · Jan 27, 2010

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