How to Identify Moving Company Scams

You’ve weighed all your state to state moving options and decided you’re going to hire a professional moving company. Great! How do you choose a moving company – and how do you know whether the company you want to hire is legitimate? While most state to state moving companies, such as MiniMoves, are extremely reputable and reliable, there are still …

When Should You Start the Moving Process?

Moving can be a daunting task. The coordination between deciding how you’re going to move, packing all your belongings, dealing with the change in utilities, locations, and the people you’re around, can make a move stressful. If you think you’re going to be moving soon – whether it’s this fall, winter or even next summer – you’re probably wondering when …

Pack Like a Pro: Where to Find Good Packing Supplies & Keep Your Belongings Secure

There are many reasons that moving from state to state can be stressful: leaving behind familiarity (or family), moving to the unknown, making new friends, possibly starting a new job or school, the cost of the move, and of course…the packing. Packing for a move means cleaning your current home, packing up your valuables, making big decisions about what to …

Summer Move

Navigate Your Summer Move with Little Stress

Spring officially commenced on March 20th and people across the country are excited as summer is around the corner. Not only does it mean warmer temperatures and longer days, but it also means the peak moving season is almost here. Families plan moves around their kids’ school schedules, college students graduate and move for new jobs, the real estate market …

3 Tips to Make Your Winter Move Easier

While most families prefer to move their lives cross country during the warmer months, when you move is not always within your control. Whether you are relocating for work or moving to be closer to family, a winter move might be your reality. While winter weather does not always offer ideal moving conditions, it does have its perks. Because it’s …

Tips for Helping Senior Loved Ones Downsize

When people reach retirement age, they often fall into the category of empty nesters. The kids grew up. Also, they moved out of the house. Many times, they already have families of their own. As a result, many seniors reach a point when downsizing either sounds attractive or becomes a must do. At the same time, seniors may need assistance …

How to Prepare for Peak Moving Season

From time to time, cross country moving is one of those events in life many of us must tackle. It’s one of those projects we don’t do very often so we don’t have a lot of experience and that can make moving stressful. At the same time, moving is often associated with a new beginning or opportunity so that’s exciting. …

MiniMoves Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

MiniMoves Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Chicago, IL, 1/1/2018 – MiniMoves is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in …

Thinking Inside the Box

Packing boxes seems easy enough, right? You pack up your things and then unpack them at your destination. Well, it may not be as simple as one would think. When preparing to pack up your home, you may start to realize there is more to packing than just loading up a cardboard box. Packing can be one of the most frustrating parts …