Moving Guides

Planning

Planning for a move isn’t easy. If you need help getting started with your move or have some specific needs, our collection of moving planning tips can help you get a better handle on your move.

Moving Back Home: What Will You Do With Your Stuff?

Where do you put your stuff when you move back home with your family? Moving home already comes with challenges. Here are tips to help you face them.

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The Cheapest Way to Move Locally

Moving is generally pretty expensive. But it doesn’t always have to be. Our essential guide on the cheapest way to move locally will help you decide what works best for your relocation. Read on for insider tips and resources. How much does a local move cost? The cost of a local move can vary greatly […]

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How to Pick the Right Floor Plan for Your Needs

You might not be an expert on how to design a house floor plan, and that’s OK. Many homeowners make common mistakes when looking for the ideal floor plan for their house.  Whether you are getting ready to design your floor plan with an architect or you are house hunting for the perfect home, it’s […]

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How to Move a Mattress in 7 Steps

This guide will explain, step by step, how you can move your mattress with ease and keep it safe, dry, and protected. The process isn’t complicated if you use these seven simple steps. You can feel happy knowing that your sleeping sanctuary will be waiting for you at the end of Moving Day.

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How to Ask for Relocation Assistance for a New Job, Step by Step

The step-by-step guide to asking for relocation assistance for a new job when it requires you to move to a new city or state

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How to Move a Piano The Right Way

Many people think that all it takes is muscles to get move your piano to a new location. That’s why, in many cases, DIY-ers are doing it all wrong. Figure out how to do it right with MYMOVE.

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Your Questions About Moving During Coronavirus, Answered

As health officials and governments are hard at work trying to stop the coronavirus spread, people across the country are staying at home and practicing social distancing. This means we’re limiting our time in public and staying six feet away from strangers — all in an effort to try and stop COVID-19’s spread. With businesses across the country shutting down or operating at limited capacity, and people spending more time at home, what does that mean for pending moves? 

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10 Women-Owned Moving Companies to Use For Your Next Move

Let’s face it, moving from one home to another, whether it’s across the street or across the country, is a serious undertaking. When we’re moving, we’d welcome anything that makes our moving-life easier. It’s also a bonus if you can give back to the community and support a cause you believe in while making this […]

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How to Choose (and Drive) a Moving Truck

Both choosing and driving a moving truck can be intimidating prospects. Make sure you and your things get from point A to point B safely with these pro tips.

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Moving tips for people with hearing loss

Moving to a new home comes with its share of excitement and stress. But for the 37.5 million American adults who report trouble with hearing, the process poses a number of different challenges. Many moving companies simply don’t have much experience working with people with hearing loss, and communication can be a struggle.  Fortunately, a […]

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20 Winter Moving and Storage Tips

Moving in winter is challenging, and you could encounter cold weather, snow, and possible travel delays. While it might not sound glamorous or comfortable, there are things you can do to make winter moving and storage more enjoyable. We’ve compiled a list of 20 winter moving and storage tips to make your winter move easier. […]

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Weddings and Moving in With Your New Spouse During the Pandemic

For many couples, the coronavirus has interfered with even the best-laid wedding plans, and it has brought a once-thriving industry to a near standstill. “Due to the pandemic, the wedding industry has been as deeply affected as the restaurant industry,” explains Amy McCord Jones, a wedding planner and florist for the past 13 years. She […]

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Tips to Protect Your Moving Truck from Overnight Theft

It happens more often than it should, and when it does, it’s devastating: moving trucks being broken into and emptied out by thieves…

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The Ultimate Home Emergency Preparedness Guide

As you move into a new home, whether it’s appropriately stocked for an emergency or disaster might not be at the top of your list as you…

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MYMOVE’S ‘Last 7 Days’ Guide: Eating Up Before Moving Out

It’s the final countdown (music blaring). You’ve got 7 days left before you uproot your life and belongings to another home-possibly…

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The Best Way to Move a Hot Tub

The products featured here are independently selected based on thorough research from our editorial team. If you buy something through links on our site, we may receive a commission. Moving a hot tub can be a real challenge. The biggest question is “how do you even move a hot tub?” By design, home spas are […]

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Moving Guide for Domestic Violence Survivors

For some, the coronavirus has been a neverending vacation built upon the comforts of home. But for victims of domestic abuse and intimate partner violence (IPV), the quarantine has been stressful – and incredibly dangerous. 

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6 Practical Tips for Moving In The Fall

So you’ve decided to move — congratulations! If you’re moving in the fall, expect it to feel different from moving during summer. The good news is that the number of people moving starts to decrease in the fall months, so you might find a better deal on any moving expenses. But depending on where you […]

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4 Reasons Fall is the Best Time to Move

Spring cleaning might plant the idea of moving in your mind; something about reorganizing your closets for the tenth time makes it clear…

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15 Tips for Moving into Your First House

Finally, you’re ready to move out of your apartment into your first house. Apartment living has its advantages, but sometimes you just need to move on. There are some pretty big differences between living in an apartment complex and living in a home.  Such a large transition may feel a bit overwhelming, but don’t stress. […]

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Surviving a Move in the Summer Heat

Summertime is the most popular time for moving. The kids are out of school, there’s more sunshine, and college students are getting settled…

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Moving Services for Seniors

No matter your age, moving from one home to another is always a challenge. For seniors, especially those with limited mobility, moving is even more of an ordeal. As a practical matter, senior movers will need some form of assistance whether from family members, friends, or a company that offers senior moving services. Not only […]

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Motorcycle Shipping: Everything You Need to Know

There is nothing quite like exploring the open road on your motorcycle. But if you’re moving to a new home far away with your family, cruising on two wheels to your destination probably isn’t an option. Motorcycles are also heavy, so it’s not always practical to pack one in the back of a moving truck.

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Military PCS: The Complete Moving Guide

PCS is an acronym for “Permanent Change of Station.” For members of the armed services and their families, this refers to an ordered move to a new duty station. PCS moves are long-term relocations for assignments that last 20 weeks or more.

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