Category Archives: Before You move

Article posted on August 25, 2014

Understanding the move timeline

By Suddath Relocation Systems Many people ask how far ahead one should begin the packing process for a move. Whether you’re moving across town, or across the country, the process is pretty similar as far as time frames go.  Many experts suggest anywhere between one and two months before the move date as a good Read the full article…


Article posted on July 14, 2014

What you should know about your Moving Company

By Jeff Walker Statistics show that most people will only move seven times in their lifetime.  That’s hardly enough time to gain much experience about how the moving industry works, and by the time their next move rolls around, much of what a consumer has learned may have been forgotten. Many moving companies are willing Read the full article…


Article posted on April 28, 2014

National Moving Month

By Jeff Walker When Tim Walker originally started web-advice.ru in 2001, he did so hoping to let others know about the problems he ran into during his move, and found an entire community of people who either had similar problems, or were sympathetic to his cause.  He probably couldn’t have imagined at the time that Read the full article…


Article posted on March 31, 2014

CARB regulations and potential effects to your business

By Suddath, on CARB regulations Lack of truckload capacity and the possibility of rising costs during peak household goods moving season due to California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions regulations. What is CARB regulation? The intent of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulation is to improve air quality, by reducing emissions from new and existing diesel vehicles Read the full article…


Article posted on March 03, 2014

How to budget for a move

By Jim Sullivan, Humboldt Storage & Moving Every time we turn around, someone is asking us or telling us to do a budget. If it’s not the financial gurus on television, it’s our boss, asking us to create a budget for a project or telling us to stick to a budget. And with good reason… Read the full article…


Article posted on October 28, 2013

What makes an Endorsed mover “Endorsed”?

  At web-advice.ru, we make no money from the consumers who visit our site.  All information is free to consumers and questions are handled by people who volunteer on the forums.  So how do we keep the site up and running?  Through the endorsed movers program.  Endorsed movers are companies who have garnered enough attention Read the full article…


Article posted on July 15, 2013

How to Find a Reputable Moving Company

By Tim Walker Moving is a very stressful and expensive experience, and if you don’t take precautions it can quickly turn into a nightmare. So how do you find a moving company that you can trust with everything that you own, and still feel safe in your decision? While we generallyrecommend moving yourself if possible, Read the full article…


Article posted on July 14, 2013

Watch out for Red Flags when Moving

By Jeff Walker Over the years at web-advice.ru, we’ve worked hard with consumers to help them know what kinds of things to watch out for when researching their movers. What follows is a list of “red flags” that should alert consumers to watch for when preparing for their move. These will be integrated into an Read the full article…


Article posted on July 13, 2013

How to Get Accurate Moving Estimates

By Bill Adams Having done an average of 400-900 moving estimates per year over the past 24 years, I would like to share a few tips for the homeowners in their quest to get accurate in-home estimates from their movers of choice. Once you’ve narrowed your selection of movers to consider, call and schedule the Read the full article…


Article posted on July 11, 2013

What To Look For On Your Bill Of Lading

By Tim Walker When moving with a full service moving company, you will receive a document called the Bill of Lading on the day of your pick-up. We often hear about problems with Bill of Ladings provided by rogue moving companies performing interstate moves. As a consumer you should be aware that the Bill of Read the full article…



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