Entries by Ayer Moving

Are you a Mosquito Magnet? How to Prevent Mosquito Bites

If you draw mosquitoes to you like flies to sugar, then you may be the owner of factors that can contribute to being a mosquito’s focus during the fading hours of daylight. In one controlled study by the Journal of Medical Entomology, the bugs landed on people with blood type O nearly twice as frequently […]

Top Ten Reasons for Moving

“Being the owner of a moving and storage company and a NorthAmerican Van Lines Agent that had its start in 1951, I’ve heard a lot of reasons why people move from one location to another,” said Karen Strickland, President of Ayer Moving and Storage. Some reasons for moving are because parents may need to uproot […]

Successful Move Hacks

It’s a known fact that moving is one of the most stressful events in life. According to Verified Movers, the average American family moves 11 times in their lifetime!  Whether your family is below or above that average, these successful move hacks will help you reduce the stress the next time you move. Getting Prepared for […]

Stress-Free Packing for a Move

Stress-free packing for a move is part science, part art … there are right ways and wrong ways to pack dishes, electronic devices, books, and artwork.  There are specialty boxes and packing materials recommended for this precise activity.  The order in which you pack is essential. There is also an order to packing that can […]

Five Reasons Why You Need a COW

You can probably think of more, but here are five reasons why you need a COW – a storage Container on Wheels, that is. A COW provides a portable storage solution when you need to store or move belongings across town or across the country. 1. COWs are Convenient A Container on Wheels can be […]

Ayer Moving and Storage Joins AMSA ProMovers

Ayer Moving and Storage is proud to announce that they have been designated a part of the AMSA ProMovers by the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA). In December 2020, AMSA was absorbed by the American Trucking Association. AMSA ProMovers is a certification program that assists consumers in locating reputable, professional movers, who have agreed […]

Pack your Shoes Properly for a Move

Don’t just toss them in a box – Pack your Shoes Properly! It is tempting to toss your collection of bulky shoes and boots of various shapes and sizes – into a big box … and deal with it later. However, this risks damage and makes them difficult to unpack.  If you have the shoe boxes, […]

What to Purge Before You Pack

We all know the adage: “You Can’t Take it With You,” but when moving, you actually need to know what you shouldn’t take with you.  One of the first steps in moving is to know what to purge from your household of unwanted and unused items. After all, it is costly to move things to […]

Packing Your Wine Collection to Move

If you count yourself among the 84 million wine drinkers in the US (according to Forbes Magazine), then you may be wondering how you are going to ship your collection of wine bottles in your upcoming move. Whether you are a casual wine drinker or an enthusiastic wine collector, the first thing you need to do […]

Storage Space in Your New Home

Tips for Finding Storage Space in Your New Home Your new home may be larger than your last, but it may have fewer closets … or you may have downsized and storage space in your new home may be scarce. Where can you find storage space for all your things? Take a Second Look at […]