Category Archives: Moving Tips

Article posted on May 05, 2014

Quick Tip: Deciding what to Move

By Jeff Walker Moving is a time consuming process, so the quicker you can get started, the better off you will be when it’s time for your mover to perform the actual move.  Getting organized is the first step in the process and can save you headaches down the road.  Whether you have hired a Read the full article…


Article posted on April 14, 2014

Packing yourself may not save you as much as you think

By Jeff Walker If you’re hiring a moving company and think you’ll save yourself some money by packing your things yourself, you may want to think again.  Liability is a key issue in any move and can become a sticking point if something becomes broken during the move.  Boxes packed by you will be labeled Read the full article…


Article posted on April 07, 2014

Quick Tip: Packing Your Dishes

By Jeff Walker While this may seem like a simple task, I was actually surprised to find out that it’s not as simple as it first appeared.  When I bought my dishes, they came in a box, and all of them were flat, with the bottom side of each dish facing the bottom side of Read the full article…


Article posted on March 17, 2014

Quick Tip: Change of Address

By Jeff Walker With everything that’s going on during the course of your move it’s easy to forget some of the details on all of the things that have to happen for your move.  Making a change of address is an important step in any move and will insure that you don’t have any surprises Read the full article…


Article posted on February 24, 2014

I’ve Been Scammed! What now?

By Jeff Walker Several years ago, one of our former volunteers went through the typical bait-and-switch web-advice.ru.  Her items were loaded on the truck, she was told the cost would be several times higher than the initial quote, and her items were held until she paid.  In the process of trying to get her Read the full article…


Article posted on February 06, 2014

Quick Tip: Packing a Move Kit

By Jeff Walker Moving time can be a confusing time for most of us.  So many things are going on at once it’s easy to forget the little things, and once your stuff is out your house and onto the moving truck, it’s gone until it reaches its destination.  While moving companies try to be Read the full article…


Article posted on January 22, 2014

What to tell a moving company before they show up?

By Jim Sullivan Humboldt Storage and Moving One of the most common pieces of advice when moving is to have an in home survey. So, how do you make the most your time once you have a moving company out to your residence? If the moving company is coming out to you it’s important to make Read the full article…


Article posted on December 13, 2013

Top 5 Tips for Moving During the Winter

By Corrigan Moving Systems Winter can be a wonderful time of the year.  Building snowmen, ice skating, drinking hot chocolate and sledding are all fun things we enjoy during the winter months.  If you find that you need to move during the winter though, there are a few extra challenges that you need to account Read the full article…


Article posted on October 21, 2013

web-advice.ru Message Boards: FAQ

Written by and updated over the years by various contributors If you’re new to the web-advice.ru message boards, we’d like to welcome you. This is a very active community of consumers and volunteers who are gracious enough to donate their time (and often a lot of it) to help folks who are preparing Read the full article…


Article posted on October 14, 2013

The Do-It-Yourself Move (Part 4): Wrap It Up

By Jeff Walker Today is the day you’ve been waiting for, time to move into your new home.  You’ve prepped, you’ve packed you’ve made sure everything was loaded carefully on the truck and now it’s time to reverse gears and put everything away.  And while most everything should seem obvious at this point (what else Read the full article…



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