How To Pack Your Wardrobe Wisely

How To Pack Your Wardrobe Wisely

Clothes play a big part in packing and maybe quite troublesome if you don’t plan enough time. The reason is that packing is the last step of preparing your wardrobe to move, so you should use the time wisely. We prepared for you these short hacks, which will make a relocation flawless. Revise What You’ll Move. Moving is an excellent opportunity to inspect your wardrobe for items that deserve to be tossed or donated. Start with sorting your closet into piles of what you keep and throw or give away.   Pack Smart. Pack clothes by person and season. It will simplify unpacking at the new place. Also, pack off-season clothes as early as possible to cut the packing time down into small periods. Otherwise, packing in one week may be too overwhelming.   Choose The Best Way To Pack: There are hundreds of DIY packing tips on how to fold your clothes to use the most of the suitcase and boxes’ space. Search for it to see if it seems the most efficient way. Choose a wardrobe box. You can find such items at some movers’ sites or plastic moving crates rent sites; you can hang everything there to keep it wrinkles-free. If you are moving an assembled closet, you might like to keep some clothes in drawers. Just don’t forget to seal them to avoid opening. Use big plastic bags for items on hangers. You can make a hole for a hook for more comfortable carrying and less mixing during transportation. As an option, you can use clothing covers.   Use Suitcases For The First Week Wardrobe... read more
How To Move To Chicago During Coronavirus Crisis

How To Move To Chicago During Coronavirus Crisis

No one could prepare for the world’s crisis for almost half a year now, and we are still adjusting to the new reality. All the areas of life have been impacted, and relocation is no exception. We prepared a list of things you should be ready for when you plan to move during the pandemic.   Make A Precise Plan. Planning is something anyone would do, aiming a stress-free relocation. Still, nowadays, when we should be more cautious about our actions, like being exposed to other people, it’s essential to foresee as many things as possible. E.g., try to evaluate how much packing supplies you will need to buy it at once and cut the necessity to go out again.   Be Prepared For Changes. Even if you made an exact plan, something always might go out of our control. Especially nowadays, when the curve of infected people changes all the time, everyone’s life gets impacted. Therefore try to keep in mind there’s always a solution if something goes not according to your plan.   Share With A Partner. If you are moving with a partner or family, everyone should feel comfortable to share concerns and feelings. Keeping negative emotions to ourselves may lead to a more complicated situation. Try to create a trusting atmosphere so everyone will be heard.   Hire Professional Movers. In case you consider moving on your own, we advise you not to ask your friends or family to help packing and loading boxes to protect them from a possible virus spread. If you need to relocate across the country or a big household, consider... read more
How To Find Professional Movers In Chicago

How To Find Professional Movers In Chicago

The lockdown is over, business is back to operate, our life looks almost normal, except the face masks and social distance, but probably this will become our new routine. These rules applied to moving companies, too. And professional movers have experienced safety relocation by now as in most states moving companies stayed open during the lockdown. If you are going to move soon, it’s worth checking how to choose the best movers for your needs.   Protection Against COVID-19. As mentioned above, moving companies have to follow CDC recommendations against the virus spread. Most companies listed the rules on the web pages, but it’s worth checking with them via a call if it’s not there. Usually, the moving crew is trained to wear face masks and gloves, have sanitizers in the truck, maintain it disinfected, and keep a social distance.   Registration and License. The U.S. Department of Transportation reminds us that having registration doesn’t mean a company has an endorsement to operate. Therefore you should check for DOT or MC license numbers on a moving company’s website and paste it on the site of The U.S. Department of Transportation. By clicking on the company’s name, you’ll see more details, e.g., complaints records.   Years of Expertise. Having a great experience in this business may mean that a company proved it’s quality service. At the same time, it’s always good to double-check by searching for recent clients’ reviews.   Moving Services. Big moving companies usually offer local and cross-states services, residential and corporate. But there are also many companies which operate with fewer trucks and only in the city, that’s... read more
How To Declutter For Downsizing Your Home

How To Declutter For Downsizing Your Home

Getting rid of things is a necessary point at any relocation, but if you are going to downsize your household, it’s a must. Here is what you can do with something you don’t need: selling, donating, and trashing. Which ones to use depends on how much time you own before moving, but the earlier you start, the lighter it will go. Tips On How-To. If it’s your first time to move or purge, it may be arduous at the beginning. But the moment you see how much packing supplies you save and how free you are from all these things caused by world-wide consumerism, you’ll be grateful to yourself. The first factor which leads most of us to sweet procrastination is a fear of starting. Or, if to be more precise, how and where to begin exactly? You will find the best option, but concentrating on the process and not doing it simultaneously with something else, could help cut the time.  Go through all drawers and closets and inspect for the unnecessary stuff, half-broken and incomplete furniture, and non-used things, clothes which don’t fit well or match with too few of the rest.  Ask yourself if the item you consider to trash could make you happy after packing, transferring, and unpacking in a new home? If you never used it before, you probably won’t, so it’s not worth the effort. As you do it now, try to make a good tradition and clean every year or even more often, which suits you the most. If you want to donate something, check for organizations operating during the pandemic. Moving To A New... read more
How To Arrange Unpacking And Order At Your House After Moving?

How To Arrange Unpacking And Order At Your House After Moving?

The relocation is over, you are ready to enjoy the new life chapter in your new apartment or house, but first, you need to unpack and arrange all the belongings. How to deal with this when you are exhausted after the moving day, even if, hopefully, it went smoothly, but still made you feel stressed?   Where to start after moving is done? Let’s imagine that you just got to your new place, marked boxes are in the related rooms, and there is a substantial work of unpacking ahead of you. How to start? Well, if you took care of a special box with all the things necessary for day one, you don’t have to look for them now to finish the moving day at-ease. Before unpacking, you would want to take care of yourself, and it would start with a nice shower and sleep. Arrange your toiletries and towels, and then the bedroom. To make the next morning pleasant, it would be smart to take care of the kitchen today as well. No need to unpack all the kitchenware you have, but the essentials you’ll need to make a simple breakfast. When the basics are ready, it’s time for the least enjoyable process – unpacking. You are not alone; it’s always harder to unpack than to pack, simply because there’s no deadline. Which is easy to fix, just set “a day X” to finish it, but plan it well. Don’t stretch with a tight timeline; keep a room for breaks and other things in life. What you don’t need now is more stress!   How to maintain your... read more
A Week Before Moving Checklist

A Week Before Moving Checklist

You are almost set for the relocation but not sure if you’ve got everything in mind to finish it smoothly? Have a look at our check-list when it’s only a week left. Cut down on your grocery budget so when it comes to a relocation day extra food won’t take space among all boxes. Notify your utility provider at the new place and the current one to get them turned off by the time you moved. In order not to pack kitchenware at the last moment, do it in advance and buy disposable one instead. There are plenty of recyclable options now, like the cutlery made of avocado seeds. Return borrowed things and things you lent out. But check one more time, maybe you don’t need some and it’s easier to keep them for their new owners! This time is good to make deep cleaning of your apartment/house. Clean curtains and carpets to bring it fresh to the new place. Map your new place. Plan where everything will go in your new house so you could use it while unpacking and make the moving less stressful. Sometimes unpacking is harder than packing, and this approach will help you avoid procrastination. Cancel all the services and deliveries you have at your current place. You could also need just to reschedule them if you are moving inside one city. Check with your moving company. It’s worth to spend another 10 minutes now and be secure that your moving is planned and set on the right date and time. You probably picked your moving company a month ago, but if you just... read more
How To Protect If You Need To Move During Quarantine?

How To Protect If You Need To Move During Quarantine?

If you have no other choice but to move now, or you have decided to be closer to your family which is far away and can’t wait till quarantine is over, you should take additional precautions to avoid possible infection.   Choose a certified moving company Only a trusted Moving Company will ensure to take all the steps to protect clients and workers from coronavirus spread. Check on moving companies’ websites; most of them post what measures they take. In general moving companies provide their trucks with sanitizers and workers with gloves and masks. They may also do more frequent trucks disinfection, but it’s worth checking with the company you chose.   Clean the house Imagine how many kitchenware or other things you barely used demand proper cleaning? And it’s an opportunity now to make deep cleaning of the house before you move. It’s not only helpful but just safe in terms of the virus spread avoidance.   Avoid old cardboard boxes for packing. It’s known that one of the most common ways to get infected is through surfaces, as COVID-19 stays contagious for hours and days, depending on the material. In the case of cardboard, it’s around 24 hours, so it doesn’t worth risk now by using old boxes for packing. If your moving company provides plastic bins, you can check with it if you need to sanitize them additionally when received. However, nowadays additional precautions are always relevant. For the same reason, you should be ready with packing a day before the movers arrive. Try to finish everything in advance as there is one positive thing in... read more
Consider Moving To Another City? Check These Tips To Decide!

Consider Moving To Another City? Check These Tips To Decide!

Whatever motivation you have for this big move, don’t let emotions take over. Check this list to make sure you left nothing behind on your way to a perfect relocation. If you haven’t decided where exactly you want to move, e.g. from Chicago, the first question should sound like “Why?”. What do you expect from this change? Sometimes things are not what they seem to be, and we may get misled by our emotions. So try to answer openly what is trying to solve by moving into another city? One of the most important questions is if you start the new life from scratch or you already have a solution for a job or business of your own. If you are the businessman, check how feasible it is to relocate your business to another city. Especially if you have a team you’d like to keep. Ok, you got an idea where to move, but how to make sure you won’t regret it? If you have time and possibility, the best solution would be to live temporarily there and see it with your own eyes. If you are trying to cut down expenses, check out the options when you can stay at some of your friends or relatives. The experience won’t be full but will give you a flavor of life in that city. Check reviews! What can be easier nowadays when the internet is full of information and ratings? Only to find the ones you value. Of course, every person has his specific expectations and something that is pros for one’s maybe cons for you and vice versa. Try... read more
How To Plan A Quick Move

How To Plan A Quick Move

It may sound odd, but there are options for planning even when you deal with a quick move. It happens more often than you may think, and that’s why we suggest these tips for a smoother relocation when it’s a last-minute move. Logistics first. If you have no time to plan your relocation, the best option is to call a moving company immediately. Under pressure people may hurry and miss some essential details, that’s why it’s worth to dedicate some time to look for a reliable moving company. Check your price quote and options for insurance. Compare prices, but don’t skip checking ratings and reviews. Pay attention to those where the company was dealing with the case like yours. Don’t pack – delegate. Why increase pressure by packing when you can order such service at your moving company? You are about to do it the first time, or maybe, the second? Packers are professionals and know all the tricks for a successful relocation. Hire professional cleaners. Consider, that you will also need to clean the new house. Time is precious so why to spend it on cleaning when you can call a cleaning service and leave your old house in a perfect state? And if you are leaving a rental home and need to get your deposit, cleaning service is your safe option. Clean up your closet. We all tend to keep items we don’t wear and wait for it’s “Day x” to come but it never happens. You can do much more of use for yourself by cleaning up your closet now and not after you move! Check these tips on how to... read more
How To Plan A Corporate Relocation

How To Plan A Corporate Relocation

Do you know how much time we spend at work? It’s said, on average people spend the third part of their life working. That’s why the working place and interior is an important factor for candidates seeking for a new job. A comfortable and cozy environment motivates employees to be more engaged at work, so if you plan a relocation to a new office, it’s a crucial step for business growth. To make it successful and save precious time and energy, you should consider some steps.   Inventory checklist. Before moving to a new place, think of furniture or equipment you won’t need after the relocation. Maybe it’s time to replace some and get rid of the old ones. And everything that’s decided to be transferred, needs to be listed in a special check-list, it will save you time later. Choose a moving company. Business relocation is hard to imagine without an expert moving company. Choose yours carefully, checking ratings and reviews. Here at Chicago Packers & Movers we are at 4.9 stars out of 5, the team of professionals, who can assist your business moving accurately. Map out a new office. It will serve you at the unpacking stage, and you want to be sure where exactly to put all the boxes. So if they were marked according to the map, it will make the process smooth. Chicago Packers & Movers will unpack and unfill all the boxes where you prefer the moment they arrive. Packing time. If you chose to pack all the belongings on your own, all the needed supplies can be delivered at your door by Chicago... read more

Packing and Moving Services of Movers in Chicago

Chicago Packers and Movers Once you have decided on moving to Chicago to seek a better life, you need to complete the items identified below in order to make the transition smooth and painless as much as possible.   Shipping your Belongings. You need the help of expert movers in order to pull this off. All you need to do is identify and pack what you will bring to Chicago and the rest would be done for a fee by the moving company.   Airline Reservations. This is important as your flight would be your deadline to finish all your business in your former home. Often, the need for transportation to and from the airport is overlooked and this certainly is an important item to make your move stress free. Complete Medical History. This is important as coverage for PBS and Medicare takes effect upon your registration as an immigrant. Having complete records would help in either maintaining your current treatments or medication while you ease yourself into your new life Down Under.   Formal Notices. You need to do this to formally severe your ties from your old country and wind up all your business with them. The formal notice would also be a good vehicle to seek out references that are important as you re-start your life in Chicago.   Being Accessible. In moving to Chicago, a lot of work involves coordination and scheduling, so you need to be accessible at all times either by mobile phone or by internet. You can also thresh out problems before they affect your overall move Down Under.   Proper Documentation.... read more

Plan Your Moving Requirements with Highly Regarded Packers and Movers

These days moving companies are playing a crucial role in each and every field. Be it moving of office, moving of domestic, commercial moving etc they are providing their important services to people to make the moving easier and comfortable. Movers are also well prepared with modern tools to handle every kind of moving services in an easier way. With the assisting of the modern equipments and equipments companies are proficient to load, unload and even pack the goods with appropriate care. Loading of heavy logistic or big container is not at all possible devoid of modern equipments. Thus to load the big container and or unload weighty object recent equipments helps a lot to deal with it in safe and protected way.   There are some chicago packers and movers offering expensive services to customers. They assist people with each and every shifting obligation. Be it moving of goods within the national boundary or outside Chicago, moving agencies are always prepared to cope with the necessities of the customers. They offer extensive range of packing and moving services such as moving of domestic goods, commercial moving, transferring of industrial goods, warehousing services, antiquity shifting, moving of machinery items, removal of easily broken goods and different other services. These services are completed with correct care and with the supervision of highly accomplished professional expert of the company. Staffs of the company do give a personal touch while undertaking the procedure of packing, loading, unloading and unpacking of commodities. In fact the highly regarded packers and movers agency gives extreme care while undertaking the packing and moving services.   Some... read more

Picking the Moving Company of Your Needs

We are continually in the dilemma of choosing the best from the variety provided. Be it whatever, we are left with so numerous alternatives that it is hard to find which would be best suited. The same uncertainty arises when you are planning to move and you are in search of a best chicago packers and movers. The selection cannot be done in haste since you would be entrusting your entire possessions in the hands of these movers. Certain considerations should be kept in mind while assigning a moving company. Specialized movers would be the best choice while you plan for the shifting. They would be the experts with a contented clientele and good reputation. However, it is essential to do a systematic inspection into the details like certificate, insurance and registration. The properties that you would like to move would generally be valuable in both economic and emotional ways. It would be terrible if your valuable belongings would be mishandled. So it is sensible to check the genuineness of the moving companies with agencies like the Better Business Bureau. There are lots of ways to find the suitable movers that cater to your requirements. You can search the names of agencies that work in your neighborhood. Ensure that you read the reviews about the companies before you choose a few. Frequently reviews are supportive in finding the true reputation of the company. These reviews will give you an image on the punctuality, accountability, services and professionalism of the company. Punctuality and accountability of the workers are the prime determining factor. If the movers doesn’t pick-up or carry your... read more

How Packers and Movers Help You in Chicago

In this hectic world, it has become firm for people to manage time. Everybody is busy in one or the other item and work had engaged a great chunk of our time. In this hectic schedule, when there is an unexpected need to move, we start feeling stressed because of the unwanted hassles that moving causes. And, to get rid of that unbidden hassle, it is a smart move to hire a moving company, so that the work is done in fast and steady way. Hiring professional movers helps in keeping you at bay from the stress of moving. And also, these specialized experts will organize the whole thing, giving you enough time to concentrate on other imperative works that you may be planning to bind up, before moving to the new residence.   There are numerous advantages of hiring chicago packers and movers, over a DIY move. The only thing where you will require putting in time and money is, in finding a dependable company. There is no matter how much time it takes, you must only hire a company, if you are completely satisfied with its services. This first move of yours will definitely help you in working out a number of issues and unconventionally you will love the idea of being at a new place. Technology had in fact made everything easier. There are huge numbers of online directories that help people open-handily in finding the best moving companies, wherever they wish to relocate.   These moving companies will do the task of moving an easy one, with its overabundance of services, including packing, unpacking, warehousing... read more

Benefits of Hiring Packers and Movers in Chicago

While relocating to a new place or a company address hiring the services of a specialized and knowledgeable chicago packers and movers can hugely reduce your workload. The process of relocating belongings comes with its share of trauma and hassles and knowledgeable packers & movers can assist make the move trouble free for you. A specialized mover will not only offer you it’s all-inclusive services which will include packaging, relocating and reorganizing but also bring its experience and skill to make the move safe and smooth. A specialized movers company will save you time and money. Other than the cost there are few other issues that you must remember before choosing the services of a packers and movers for yourself. Initially make sure the official document, reputation and experience of the movers you are planning to hire. A location visit prior to the move by the movers is imperative to plan and arrange the move. Also it’s a good idea for you to visit the office of the movers and have a look at their equipments. Make certain that the movers make a list of every item that has to be transported. Another imperative factor to consider is the insurance coverage and the damage recompense policy of the packers and movers in Chicago. The procedure of packaging, handling and moving various commodities differ and a skilled and experienced moving expert can handle it safely and firmly. Moving is hard work but with the services of a specialized packers and movers it can be stress free and a pleasant experience. Specialized packers and movers concentrate in their work and therefore... read more