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 …

MiniMoves is celebrating 25 Years in Business!

MiniMoves founder, Jack Arslanian, started his career in broadcasting, a business that could not be more unrelated to moving and packing services. It was that outsider’s perspective and an endlessly inquisitive mind that lead to the solution of a problem that was as vexing for customers as it was for major van lines; how to safely and cost-effectively move a …

Brookfield Food Drive!

MiniMoves encourages you to join the team of Brookfield Global Relocation Services in Burr Ridge, IL in hosting a food drive today-July 22. Hope to see you there!

MiniMoves Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

MiniMoves is now one of the Angie’s list moving companies that has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015.   The CEO/Founder of our full service moving company, Jack Arslanian, stated: “We are extremely pleased and honored to …

How to move out of the country without going broke

Work out your income stream The big advantage of moving internationally to a cheaper country is that you can stretch your money much further. If you have to earn money in the local currency, however, that can reduce much of your advantage. Any job that can be done remotely is great for an international relocation, such as a writer, designer, tech …

Physical Impacts of a D-I-Y

Are you a resourceful individual who enjoys saving money and paying less for services that you know you can do on your own? If you’re planning a move in the near future, it’s a good idea to consider using a professional furniture moving service, even if you love lifting boxes and think your hours in the gym have prepared you …

Is it worth it? Renting VS. Buying

Choosing between renting an apartment and buying a house is a tough decision, that’s amplified when you compare the cost to rent, the current state of the housing market, lease lengths, neighborhoods, and property taxes, just to name a few. So many of us have to ask if we should rent an apartment or buy a house. If you’ve been …

Winter Moving Perks & Tips

Moving in winter is not such a crazy idea if you are living in a warmer climate area. Moving in snow, ice, and freezing temperatures does not make for the best and safest moving conditions. However, there are perks to be enjoyed when making your move this time of year. There are also some things to think about that you …

Do a spring cleaning BEFORE your move

By preparing to move, spring cleaning a house before moving out, and sorting your stuff before you plan to sell, you’ll not only save time and money but also your sanity! Packing for a move can be even easier with a thorough checklist. 1. Now is the perfect time of year for a spring clean Spring and Summer are prime …

How to Make a Move Fun for Children

Children can often feel like moving and leaving a home that might be all they have ever known is the end of the world. Even if you are just moving your family in the same neighborhood and their friends won’t be left behind, moving can still be quite scary to children. Here are some great tips that you and your …

Let MiniMoves Sweat the Big Stuff

The thought of moving can be enough to send anyone into a tailspin. Whether you are a seasoned veteran at moving or if you’re leaving the nest for the first time moving can be stressful even with moving assistance. Organization is key when preparing to move. It ensures that not only are your movers adequately prepared, but it makes the …

MiniMoves supports Move for Hunger – what a great connection!

MiniMoves is very excited to work with a great organization this is helping fight hunger by connecting those that are moving with local food banks. As you can imagine, when people move there are always things that get thrown out and many times, much of what is thrown away is actually non-perishable food items. As a home moving company, we …