You can fill out a change of address form at your local post office or at usps.com/move
Measure the length and width of the room with a ruler, making sure there are no obstructions in the way. Then multiply the length of the room by the width of the room.
You’ve packed your house up and waited anxiously for the movers to arrive and begin helping you move your belongings to your new home…but they didn’t show up. Before you panic, it is essential to make sure there wasn’t a scheduled window of arrival or tardiness from traffic or a previous move. If you still can’t get ahold of your movers, contact us to see how we can help.
Many moving companies can give moving quotes over the phone, however, you will receive the most accurate quote with an in-home estimate. For homes that are over 1,500 square feet, or if you have a number of large items, it is always best to get an in-home estimate.
Be sure to have any essential items that you will need, including toiletries, important papers, spare clothing, etc. Pack a suitcase with these as if you are going away for a few days vacation.
Read more with our packing tips guide.
The sizes of boxes you’ll need is entirely dependent on the items you pack. There are a number of specialty boxes available for specific items, such as wardrobe boxes and picture boxes. Keep in mind that packing large boxes with many heavy items can make them difficult to lift.
A rule of thumb for determining the number of boxes depends on the square footage of your home. The general guidelines are as follows: