How to Make Packing Easier

No matter how innovative you get, there are a few facets of moving that simply can’t be avoided—and packing up your stuff is one of them. While very few people would likely rank packing as an enjoyable activity, it doesn’t have to be an entirely awful process either, especially with these tips and tricks for how to make packing easier under your belt.

How to Pack Liquids for Moving Without Spills and Messes

In a study published in 2012, two fluid physicists at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) investigated the science behind spilling—specifically, why it’s so hard to walk with a cup of coffee without spilling it.

How to Pack Your Antiques

There are steps you can take for a successful move, even with difficult-to-pack antiques. With the right techniques and some special materials, you’ll be packing antiques like a pro.

How to Pack a Self Storage Unit

If you’re like most people and aren’t trying to spend an arm and a leg on a storage unit, you’ll want to pack as efficiently as possible and get your stuff into the smallest space you can in order to minimize the dent in your wallet. For everyone in the efficiency camp, we’ve got some tips and tricks that will make packing your storage unit as easy as possible!

When to Use Styrofoam, Packing Peanuts, Newspaper, or Bubble Wrap for Packing

Boxes with lots of empty spaces? One of the worst things that can happen on your moving journey. Whether you’re packing dishes or home decor, you need to make sure all of the items you place in a box have no chance of shifting or moving en route. It’s likely that many boxes will be […]

The Only Guide to Packing and Moving Electronics You’ll Ever Need

I like to be a careful packer. I have a system for moving, and it’s proven itself a few times. I know that packing and safely moving electrical appliances and electronic items isn’t everyone’s favorite task, but I’m going to share all of my hints, tips, and advice with you to make everything easy. Getting […]

How to Pack Toys

Packing up a house or apartment when you have young kids can be an adventure in itself and you’ll need to devote some extra time for packing your kids’ toys, books, puzzles, and board games without damaging their favorite playthings.

With this simple guide, you’ll save yourself from the emotional turmoil of opening boxes of damaged toys at your new home by using the right packing techniques and supplies to protect those smaller items.

How to Pack a Storage Pod

Storage pods—a combination moving truck and storage unit in one—are a great alternative with no time constraints. But your experience won’t be as orderly or time-saving if you don’t know how to efficiently and securely pack a storage pod.

Follow This Packing System for the Most Efficient Way to Pack

Remove some of the stress from moving house with our lean guide to the most effective and efficient way to pack.

Remove some of the stress from moving house with our lean guide to the most effective and efficient way to pack. Our simple, step-by-step approach will help you make the best use of your time, let you focus on what matters, and make the process of packing much easier.

How to Pack for College

“A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no matter what it is; once you do, you can learn about the new world you're in and take advantage of it.” -Poet, activist, and professor Nikki Giovanni

Packing for college, with most dorm rooms small and lacking storage, becomes just another daunting task to heap onto the pile of concerns. By following the packing advice we’ve outlined you can minimize the amount of stuff you’ll need to take, minimize the amount of space you’ll need to move it, and understand how to maximize the space in your dorm.