Life On The Move Blogs

8 Tips for Pre Packing Fragile Dishes and China

Packing your fragile dishes and china is often the one packing task that most families are less than confident about the undertaking. Packing your clothes, toiletries, and toys are no problem. Even packing electronics can be done safely with a little...

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Questions You Should Ask Your Moving Company About Unique Items

When you are planning a big move of your entire household, it's important to ask the important questions before your plans are set in stone. Especially when working with a moving company. Every moving company has laws they must obey and their own...

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Cleaning and sanitizing

Cleaning and sanitizing are at the forefront of virtually everyone on the planet right now. Keeping workspaces, vehicles, common areas, and homes disinfected has suddenly become more important than ever. With this need to sanitize and disinfect...

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7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself About Bulky Possessions As You Downsize

Downsizing can be difficult. After years and potentially decades in the same place, you have to decide what to keep and what to get rid of. Over time, the furniture you have to think about have accumulated countless memories. Choosing what to remove...

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How to Rearrange Your House Into an Enjoyable Aging in Place Home

Aging in place can be a wonderful choice for retirement. You keep all the comforts and familiarity of home while also adapting to your new life as a free senior. You can take the time to enjoy your garden, work on projects that were put off in the...

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8 Questions You Should Ask Your Moving Company About Unique Items

Questions You Should Ask Your Moving Company About Unique Items   When you are planning a big move of your entire household, it's important to ask the important questions before your plans are set in stone. Especially when working with...

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Moving Day: The Expert Mover's Guide to the First Day in Your New Home

There is nothing like the feeling of moving into a new home; it is exciting, yet can feel uncomfortable at the same time. Moving can provide you with a sense of accomplishment in that you managed to get all of your belongings into your new place,...

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Senior Downsizing/Rightsizing

Older adults, compared to their younger counterparts are less likely to move but more inclined to downsize or rightsize their living environment when relocation does occur. The mental and physical hurdles that come with senior downsizing can...

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Preparing For The Arrival Of Fall And Winter

Fall and winter usher in the arrival of the holidays--and with them, a host of tasks that need to be taken care of around the home. You have decorations to hang up outside, decorations to put up inside, and a home that may need to be cleaned or...

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Hiring Moving Laborers Can Save You Money

It's time to move, and you feel as though you're embarking on a grand adventure. At the same time, however, you may feel overwhelmed by all of the moving options out there. What's the least expensive way to handle your move with the least amount of...

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How To Choose the Right Portable Storage Container Company for Your Move

Whether it's a one bedroom apartment or a large house, moving is always a difficult task to undertake. The good news is there have been some innovative developments in the realm of moving options over the years, including portable storage...

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Top 5 National Rental Trucks For DIY Moving

  Moving is hard enough without having to perform comparative research on the best truck companies and most cost-effective methods of getting from point A to point B. That's why Big Deahl's Movers is committed to doing the heavy lifting...

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Big Deahl's Movers Life On the Move

Hello I'm Greg, the Owner / Operator of  Big Deahl's Movers. I entered the logistics industry in 1996, while in my 4th year working for Target Corporation. Over the next 10 years I gained intricate skill and knowledge about the efficiency...

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Moving Essentials: 24 Hour Survival Kit

The BIG DAY is here: move-in day! After hours and hours, or even days, of packing, it’s time to settle into your new home. With all of the sweat, and maybe some tears, all you want to do is lay down on your brand new double-pillow king-sized...

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Secret Confession Of A Handyman

How many of you have ordered furniture online or purchased big items from stores like IKEA, Target, or , that say, "Assembly Required," on the box? I suppose if you shop at a store like IKEA, you walk in with the...

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Don't Move Out Your Apartment Before Reviewing This Checklist!!

Checklist provided by AAOA. American Apartment Owners Association provides landlord management software. American Apartment Owners Association created a move-out checklist for apartment tenants. The checklist includes things that people...

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To Hire a Professional Packer or Not?

So, it's time to move. What is your first thought?    "Where do I start?"   Maybe you've lived in your home for 1 year, or maybe 30 years. Maybe you are a minimalist, or maybe you've spent years collecting...

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Did you hear what they said the benefits of Day Light Savings Time are?

Did we turn our clocks forward or back?   Well, if you can remember this phrase: "Spring Forward and Fall Back," then you will know to set your clock an hour ahead in the Spring, and an hour back in the Fall.   If you own a...

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The Healthy Move

We are 2 months in to the New Year (wow, how time flies!)   ​​ As movers, our resolution is to maintain our strength, stamina, and strategies for moving large items in the safest, most effective way possible. The act of moving...

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How to plan the best Super Bowl Party ever.

Super Bowl LI Football brings people together.   Even in the pit of the biggest rivalries, football unites people for a common purpose in the form of: competition, strategy, and entertainment. It's also a time to zone out from life's...

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