How to Pack Your Garage In Five Steps

When it comes to packing up your home for a move, the garage is often the last room packed. Let’s face it, we put it off due to the sheer number of things piled up over the years. Garages are full of tools, landscaping equipment and things you don’t want to look at. Often, our [...]

Four Ways to Make Moving with Kids Easier

For Nevada County families (and numerous families across the US), summer is the most popular time to move to a new home because school is out. If there is any comfort in togetherness, nearly 40 million of us move in the summer. Don’t feel alone, we’re here to guide you! It’s no secret, no one [...]

How To Pack a Home Entertainment System

China packed? Check. Picture frames packed? Check. Clothes packed? Check. Suddenly, you look into your family room, the music from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho plays in your head. The stereo and home theater glare back at you, taunting you – “Go ahead pack us, we will never come back to life again.” Electronics are some of [...]

A Mindful Move: Home Is Where the Om Is

We are all trying to be more mindful. No reason to “try;” instead, relax and be. Easier said than done, right? We all strive to be mindful: aware of emotions, present in the moment, attentive to the needs of others, conscious of our planet, and calm. But, in our mindful practice, we tend to let [...]

Moving a Closet: Pack and Unpack in Three Stages

We all know your closet is miraculous because it holds everything you ever bought. But, that miracle is turning into a horror story. You’re about to move. Do you really want to move everything in that closet? Think go-go boots, prom dress and sequin leggings. Items you haven't worn (or used) in years. This is [...]

Six Quick Tips to Downsizing Your Home

Downsizing is a big step for any homeowner. If you’re considering moving to a smaller home, deciding what stays and what goes is difficult. Use these six tips to help you cut the clutter before your big move. 1. Make a must-keep list Deciding what to keep is the toughest part of downsizing. Begin by [...]

How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

Any pet owner knows that “find a new veterinarian” is on the top of the moving to-do list. In fact, for many, finding a new vet is higher on the list then finding a new doctor. Admit it! Our four-legged loved ones often come first! However, the task of finding a qualified vet for your [...]

How to Keep Your Pets Stress Free During a Move

If you are moving this summer you probably already feel the stresses of moving, but have you thought about what your four-legged family member may be feeling? Dogs and pets do feel the stresses of a move and often even more stress than their human companions are feeling. Imagine: you can’t read, understand all of [...]

Top 10 Damaged Items When Moving and How to Protect Them

Nearly 40 million of us move in the summer and begin to plan in April. If you are moving this season, we want to help you protect your precious belongings and make your move a smooth one! Before you start to pack, make a game plan. Which of your items are fragile? What will you [...]

Move to Temporary Housing Seamlessly in Five Steps

A lot of people, like Nevada County residents, do not like to move. The excitement of moving somewhere new is put on hold for the temporary pain of having to pack up a home and move it. What could possible be worse than moving once? Moving twice. Unfortunately, it can happen. Construction not complete on [...]