Entries by Ayer Moving

A Beginners Guide to Packing

If you’ve decided not to hire professional packing services, and will be packing your own household goods for an upcoming move, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind: The right cartons and packing materials are vital. Don’t think that banana boxes from the supermarket are good enough. Moving cartons are manufactured to withstand […]

What to do After Your Next Move

TIPS TO HELP YOU PRIORITIZE. Ask ten people for tips on what important tasks they should put on their to-do list after moving … and you’ll probably get 100 different answers!  That’s because there are always important things that need to be done. Before You Move In addition, there are some key responsibilities that you […]

Ideas for Donating Home Furnishings and More

After you have decided to sell your home and move to a new location, you’ll be making decisions on what to take with you.  If you’ve been in your home for many years, you probably have accumulated lots of “stuff” that you may or may not want to bring along. Why Not Sell? You can […]

A Dozen Tips for Moving During the Winter

If you are moving during the winter months, you’ll need to add these helpful tips to your checklist. Snow, ice, and cold temperatures can add stress and problems you don’t need to an already full list of to-dos. Be sure to: 1. Have a back-up plan. Talk to your mover about a “Plan B” if […]

How to Plan and Organize an Office Move

Moving your home is a massive feat of coordination, hard work, and patience. Moving a whole office is an even bigger endeavor, that requires moving larger items, and coordinating with a much larger group of people. It may be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Early in your planning, start following these simple steps […]

9 Moving and Packing Tips to Make Your Move Simple

It’s no secret: moving can be a huge headache. For many people, every step on the way is stressful — from finding a new place to live to packing and moving boxes. All that’s on top of the ordinary life stress you experience just by uprooting yourself and your family. But moving doesn’t have to be so stressful. […]

10 Tips to Make Moving Easier on You and Your Kids

Moving to a new house is extremely stressful for the entire family. Even though kids don’t sign leases or mortgages or do most of the packing (lucky them!), they can still feel uprooted and overwhelmed about moving to a new place. Follow these simple steps, and you’ll be able to ease the stress of moving for […]

7 Easy Ways to Make Your New House Feel Like Home

Moving into a new house can be stressful. You’ve likely spent a lot of time choosing the right neighborhood and the best house for you and your family. You also know the transition involves paperwork, phone calls, transfer of utilities and services, and a lot of patience. But after you move in, you’ll likely need […]

8 Things to Do on Your First Day in Your New Home

Congratulations on moving into your new home! Once all your things have arrived, there’s a good chance you’ll feel accomplished — but also exhausted, overwhelmed, and ready to head to bed ASAP. But don’t do that just yet! There are several important steps you should take immediately after moving in. Even if you just want to […]

Self Storage Options: What’s best for you?

Homeowners and renters are always looking for more room. No matter how large your home, chances are that you have more stuff than space. Some days, finding your car keys among all those things can make you late to work or an important appointment. All that clutter may reflect general storage needs or indicate that […]