Packing Tips

The Best Way to Pack the Garage for Your Move

By Joe Beverly / July 7, 2022

When packing for a move, we like to focus on getting everything packed in our living space. But we often forget about the garage. Packing your garage is a big job and can seem daunting. It’s often left until the end, but it doesn’t have to be. In this article, we provide you with the […]


Moving Boxes: All the Details, Tips, & Tricks

By Joe Beverly / May 30, 2022

You’re preparing for your move and need to gather everything you need for the packing process. You may be wondering about the number of boxes, packing supplies, and other items you will need to get everything packed up. It’s not an exact science, but Blue Ox Moving & Storage shares the details, tips, and tricks […]

Packing Your Accessories When Moving

By Joe Beverly / April 25, 2022

When you’re moving, there is so much to do to prepare. The most time-consuming task is packing all of your belongings. And it’s essential that you pack properly. This ensures you make the most of the moving boxes and space in the moving truck. This is why many people use professional packing services when moving […]

Keeping it Organized – Labeling Rooms and Categories of Items

By Joe Beverly / March 30, 2022

You’ve found the perfect place, and you’re excited to move into your new home. But as you look around your current home, you find yourself bewildered and overwhelmed. It’s time to pack, and you don’t know how or where to start.  If you’re not careful, you’ll be drowning in moving supplies, tape, and paper,  and […]

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Refinishing & Repurposing Old Furniture

By Joe Beverly / February 18, 2022

When preparing for your move, you may discover that some pieces that you own are either old, in need of repair, or just won’t fit with the style of your new place. If you find that there are pieces that won’t quite work in your new home, at least not in their current condition, or […]

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How Should I Move My Outdoor Equipment?

By Joe Beverly / October 4, 2021

When you’re planning a move, you usually have thoughts of getting everything in your home packed up. While making the game plan, don’t forget those belongings that are kept in your backyard. Whether your family has a play or swing set, above-ground swimming pool, or trampoline you must think about what you’re taking with you […]

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6 Common moving mistakes

By Joe Beverly / September 17, 2021

Moving day can be an exciting time, but it is still a lot of work. Without a great checklist, planning and packing can become overwhelming, disorganized, and costly. From organizing early to reading company reviews, there are ways to lessen the stress. We did some research to help our neighbors in Houston. Here are six […]

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Why Moving Is Like Tetris

By Joe Beverly / August 10, 2021

Many of us are addicted to Tetris, and so were our parents. When we weren’t fidgeting with those buttons, we would often find them trying it out. Well, all those hours spent trying to fit those shapes together perfectly while playing Tetris can finally pay off! The 37-year-old tile-matching game is perfect for teaching users […]


Decluttering your house before your move

By Joe Beverly / June 3, 2021

Over a lifetime, stuff tends to accumulate in people’s homes. Clothing, cookware, home décor, tools, and many other goods fill the house, one item or one shopping trip full of items at a time. Before we know it, we have too much stuff, and it seems overwhelming to declutter. People all over America, in cities […]

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The Ultimate Guide for Packing Fragile Items

By Joe Beverly / April 30, 2021

Moving is a process that takes time and planning. Every household has delicate items that make the job even more challenging. The thought of hearing glass shatter on your moving day can send chills down your spine. It can be difficult, but with a bit of patience and preparation, your relocation is bound to go smoothly. With […]


Four Easy Tips For Packing Fragile Items

By Joe Beverly / April 20, 2021

Moving day is approaching and as you walk around your home it strikes you just how many of your items are fragile. Trying to determine how to pack them properly to make sure they make it to your new home intact can be stressful.  Dishware, glassware, artwork, and small accessories require special packing to keep […]

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How to Pack Clothes for Moving

By Joe Beverly / March 3, 2021

Whether you have a full glam wardrobe or just the essentials that get you from day to day when it comes time to move packing, all of it can be overwhelming.  You don’t want to ruin items as you move them from place to place.  There are tricks to packing every part of your wardrobe, […]

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How Should I Pack Books?

By Joe Beverly / February 24, 2021

Book lovers know that those cherished pages filled with the written word must be protected during a move. But it can be a challenge to figure out how to get the heavy mountains of books from one place to another. With the right packing tips, you can manage to pack and transport your books with […]


Top Five Places to Find Free Boxes

By Joe Beverly / July 1, 2018

Top Five Places to Find Free Boxes As we mentioned in our financial planning blog, moving can be a costly endeavor, but there are many ways to save a few bucks. One cost saving measure may require a little more legwork, but can save you quite a few bucks in the long run – free […]

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How To Pack a Computer

By Joe Beverly / July 1, 2018

In this digital age, we invest a lot in our home computers. It has become a necessary part of life, so it’s no wonder when we get a little apprehensive when it comes to moving them! So what is the best way to pack our home computer? How do we protect our monitors? What materials […]

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