No matter how you slice it, moving is expensive. That’s why it’s important to find every opportunity you can to save money. Don't automatically assume that hiring movers will be more expensive than moving yourself. While that rental truck looks like a good deal, too many do-it-yourselfers put a lot of sweat into a move, only to realize they've spent more on a U-Haul than they would've on professional movers.
These tips for comparing your options to save some cash should help you make the choice that's best for you at an affordable cost. Remember: Every penny counts!
At Victory Van, relocation isn’t just about moving “stuff.” It’s about moving you, your life, and your most precious belongings. That’s why you can count on them for the price, performance and peace of mind to make the difference as you make your move.Read More
Whether local or international, a move is often a stressful step. Moving from one home to another makes you think of random images of cardboard boxes. Boxes you fill with all kinds of things. Some of those things you need. But some of them you don't. You imagine muscular men lifting and carrying all types of heavy stuff. And of course – the faithful moving truckis parked outside. Its loading ramp down, hungry for furniture, boxes and whatever else is on the menu that day. How do you make your move easy and successful? Hire a moving company that offers all the right services.
How do you know when you need storage? Is it really a necessity? What can you do about it? Since it is a very personal decision, one that depends even on your personality (some people LOVE having lots of things around while others enjoy minimal-decoration spaces) it is hard to say when someone should store their belongings.
There are so many things to pack for your home move, that packing clothes doesn't seem that relevant or time-consuming after all, right? they won't break, they fit through every door, you can lift them yourself... Well, although all of this is true, you still require time to organize and pack your hanging clothes, folded clothes and clothes in storage for a move if you don't want to stress about it later. You are not just going on a trip and a regular suitcase won't do. Here is our #1 moving tip: plan ahead to avoid future headaches!Read More
Time to move! The traditional way is to hire a moving company to help you during the process
and yes, it is a great option since moving is a lot of work and the more help you can get, the better. Yet, sometimes we want a different option, something more affordable...that's when using moving crates could possibly be the best option for you. Victory Van, located in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. area, offers both moving solutions, so it really just depends on your needs, interests and budget to choose one or the other. In this article, we will focus on the second option: using crates.
What's that all about? How does it work? What are the benefits of renting crates? Let's start from the beginning:
It is hard to move your kids around even if you are just going to the supermarket, right? Now imagine moving with children: the packing, the unpacking, the organizing... all of it while you are also watching over them! One second left unsupervised and you'll have them unpacking what you just packed, or packing by themselves that one specific thing that you wanted to leave unpacked (and then having to unpack all of the boxes trying to find it... you know we don't make this stuff up!). Yes, you can see it happening, right? Plus the crying, the running to the bathroom, the never ending "I'm hungry/thirsty", the messing around with siblings...while you are trying to pack. Yes, if moving is a tough process for grown-ups, it's definitely tougher for grown-ups with kids BUT of course, we have to say it: it is very, very tough on the kids themselves.Read More