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We want to help you learn everything you need to know to have a successful moving experience. That’s why we created a blog to answer some of your most crucial moving questions. Relying on our years of experience, we offer industry-informed information about the moving process to help you prepare accordingly for your relocation.
When Should You Hire a Trucking Company for a Long Distance Moving?
May 24, 2022

When Should You Hire a Trucking Company for a Long Distance Moving?

Planning a long-distance moving? Here’s what you should know about hiring a freight trailer moving service.
Townhouse vs Condo: 5 Key Differences
May 19, 2022

Townhouse vs Condo: 5 Key Differences

Low price and common amenities are the best benefits of a townhouse or condo. Read more!
5 Steps for Moving a Hot Tub to Your New Location
May 17, 2022

5 Steps for Moving a Hot Tub to Your New Location

Hot tub moving to your new location is something that our team can handle for you! Here you can read some tips to get you started.
Moving a Pool Table Safely in 6 Steps
May 12, 2022

Moving a Pool Table Safely in 6 Steps

Moving a pool table on your own could be challenging. Read our new blog and explore 6 steps of a successful pool table moving!
How to Pack Fragile Items for Moving and Storage: 8 Useful Tips
April 15, 2022

How to Pack Fragile Items for Moving and Storage: 8 Useful Tips

If you’re planning to move, we know how stressful it can be. Let's read the guidance on the best way to pack your fragile items. 
Movable Storage Containers: All You Need to Know
April 14, 2022

Movable Storage Containers: All You Need to Know

Moving containers resemble large boxes and they make it easy for you to store your belongings during the relocation process.
Choosing a Documents Storage Company: All You Need to Know
March 25, 2022

Choosing a Documents Storage Company: All You Need to Know

Business success hinge on information governance. Offsite document storage services provide a safe place to maintain your records.
How to Move a Piano and Why You Should Hire a Piano Mover
March 23, 2022

How to Move a Piano and Why You Should Hire a Piano Mover

Don't worry about piano transportation! Learn main rules of moving piano or leave this hard work to the professionals!
How Much do Movers Cost: Key Factors Determining the House Moving Service Price
March 21, 2022

How Much do Movers Cost: Key Factors Determining the House Moving Service Price

If you've decided to move to a new location, pay attention to finances. Read factors that impact the price of your move!
Do Movers Disassemble and Reassemble the Furniture?
March 16, 2022

Do Movers Disassemble and Reassemble the Furniture?

Moving furniture from one location to another is one of the most difficult parts of the process. Our movers will help you!
7 Ways How to Move Heavy Objects Easily
March 16, 2022

7 Ways How to Move Heavy Objects Easily

You’ve likely wondered how to go about moving heavy objects. Let's learn the best tips to help lift heavy objects on your own.
How to Plan Moving Out of State: 15 Steps to Take
March 15, 2022

How to Plan Moving Out of State: 15 Steps to Take

Are you planning a long-distance move? Let's fill in your To-Do list with the most useful tips from our specialists!
How to Pack Dishes for a Move the Right Way
March 14, 2022

How to Pack Dishes for a Move the Right Way

Getting ready for upcoming move? Sort through your belongings and pack them securely with the most useful tips from our team!
Ultimate Moving Checklist: What to Do Before, During, and After the Move
March 11, 2022

Ultimate Moving Checklist: What to Do Before, During, and After the Move

Are you’re planning a move? Don't forget to make a checklist for moving. Follow the right steps from our experts!
12 Tips for Moving into an Apartment for the First Time
February 11, 2022

12 Tips for Moving into an Apartment for the First Time

Moving into an apartment is an exciting venturer, but it can also be stressful due to packing all your things and shipping them.
How to Move a Refrigerator On Your Own in 11 Steps
February 9, 2022

How to Move a Refrigerator On Your Own in 11 Steps

Best tips from our experts to help you move your refrigerator and other large appliances without negative side effects.
How to Move a Trampoline Without Taking It Apart
February 7, 2022

How to Move a Trampoline Without Taking It Apart

Some think the best way to move a trampoline is to dismantle it, but actually better to move a trampoline without taking it apart.
Alliance Moving & Storage Helps Install Public Artwork to Inspire Hope
May 31, 2021

Alliance Moving & Storage Helps Install Public Artwork to Inspire Hope

Artist Matthew Hoffman’s new artwork, “You’ve Got This,” was recently installed by Alliance Moving & Storage. Located near the...
A Complete End-of-Lease Checklist
January 29, 2021

A Complete End-of-Lease Checklist

With the final date of your lease quickly approaching, it can seem daunting to remember everything that must be completed in...
How to Achieve a Smooth and Successful Move
December 16, 2020

How to Achieve a Smooth and Successful Move

Everyone who has moved before has a horror story. Couches tumbling down apartment stairwells, shattered china cabinets in the...
How to Help Your Dog Cope with the Stress of Moving
December 16, 2020

How to Help Your Dog Cope with the Stress of Moving

Dogs may appear to be happy-go-lucky creatures, but they can experience stress just like people. When things change in...
Tips for Moving with Children
December 16, 2020

Tips for Moving with Children

Moving is a big deal. Whether you’re 4 or 40, moving takes time, effort, and a lot of patience. Sadly, children often lack...
Why Should You Hire a Moving Company for Relocation?
December 16, 2020

Why Should You Hire a Moving Company for Relocation?

Moving to a new home is complex. That news likely comes as no surprise to those who have had to move at any point in their life.
10 Most Common Moving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
November 5, 2020

10 Most Common Moving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

It should come as no surprise, but moving can be stressful. Between packing, changing addresses, picking a move-in date, and...
Long Distance Moving Tips
November 5, 2020

Long Distance Moving Tips

Every move presents a unique set of challenges. Determining how many boxes to buy, whether to hire movers or DIY the move...
How to Move for Cheap?
November 3, 2020

How to Move for Cheap?

Congratulations! You’ve bought a new home or business location. With the keys now in hand, all you have to do is move.
How to Prepare for Moving Day
November 3, 2020

How to Prepare for Moving Day

Moving day, the day you’ve been waiting for all this time. After you’ve packed all your boxes, hired your movers, and prepared...
Items to Leave Behind When Moving to a New Home
October 7, 2020

Items to Leave Behind When Moving to a New Home

When moving, there are a lot of things to consider. Which rooms will your children pick? Which car gets to go in the garage?
The Only Moving Checklist You’ll Ever Need
October 6, 2020

The Only Moving Checklist You’ll Ever Need

Anyone who has moved before knows that it’s as much of an exercise in logistics and planning as it is a physical task.
Basic Moving Supplies for Any Move
October 6, 2020

Basic Moving Supplies for Any Move

A move of any distance takes careful planning and lots of supplies. To someone without much moving experience, figuring out the...
How to Prepare for Moving to a New City
October 5, 2020

How to Prepare for Moving to a New City

Moving to a new city can be both exciting and stressful. During the move itself, you might find yourself focusing more on the...
How Much Does It Cost to Move Locally?
October 5, 2020

How Much Does It Cost to Move Locally?

Moving locally doesn’t come with a specific price tag. Though local moves are often cheaper than long distance moves, there are...
Buyer’s Guide for Moving Boxes: Sizes, Prices, and More
September 8, 2020

Buyer’s Guide for Moving Boxes: Sizes, Prices, and More

Size up your moving budget with our tutorial: how much do moving boxes cost and who sells boxes in time for moving day?
How to Make Moving Easy – What Professional Movers Say
September 8, 2020

How to Make Moving Easy – What Professional Movers Say

Moving is hard. In the hopes of making things easier, sometimes families don’t prepare enough for the process.
Our Top 20 Moving and Packing Tips, According to Professional Movers
September 8, 2020

Our Top 20 Moving and Packing Tips, According to Professional Movers

Moving is a part of life. We move to find a better place for our families; we move when our children leave the nest...
Tips for Settling Into Your New Community
September 8, 2020

Tips for Settling Into Your New Community

Moving is hard. In the hopes of making things easier, sometimes families don’t prepare enough for the process. And, trust us...
How to Pack Furniture for Moving
September 4, 2020

How to Pack Furniture for Moving

Packing dishes and clothing seems like a breeze once you finally assess the rest of what needs to be packed in your home.
The Right Way to Pack Moving Boxes: 5 Tips, From Experts
August 31, 2020

The Right Way to Pack Moving Boxes: 5 Tips, From Experts

Moving boxes are the classic moving tool thanks to the variety in shape and size. But the same variety that makes them so...
Learn How to Pack for a Move – Your Timeline and Steps
August 30, 2020

Learn How to Pack for a Move – Your Timeline and Steps

The date is finally set; you’re moving to a new home! Whether you’re upgrading to a larger place, downsizing to a studio, or...
Top 10 Essential Moving Tools
May 6, 2020

Top 10 Essential Moving Tools

Congratulations, you just bought a house or signed a new lease! With elevated excitement, you must now begin packing...
Best Time of Year to Buy a House
March 31, 2020

Best Time of Year to Buy a House

You and your family go back and forth about when to make the decision and buy a house. With uncertainty about your financial...
How to Pack Clothes for a Move
March 13, 2020

How to Pack Clothes for a Move

You may never reconsider all those random shopping sprees until you assess how many clothes you own in all totality.
How to Pack Your Dishes the Right Way
February 21, 2020

How to Pack Your Dishes the Right Way

Are you afraid that your wedding day champagne glasses might shatter during a move? Does the thought of breaking your...
New Year, New Home: 10 Steps to Planning the Perfect Move
February 10, 2020

New Year, New Home: 10 Steps to Planning the Perfect Move

It’s such a great feeling when your realtor calls to announce that your offer was accepted and you’re one step closer to...
How to Move into a High-Rise Apartment
January 16, 2020

How to Move into a High-Rise Apartment

Moving into a high-rise apartment is both an exciting and stressful occasion. You can picture waking up to your new view of the...
Do You Really Need Temperature-Controlled Storage?
December 18, 2019

Do You Really Need Temperature-Controlled Storage?

Sometimes, you run out of space at your home or in the office for all your belongings. Perhaps you recently inherited your...
5 Advantages of Moving in the Winter
December 5, 2019

5 Advantages of Moving in the Winter

Are you and your family considering a move but haven’t decided when is the best time? Moving in the winter, though cold and someti
Antique Furniture Moving: Protecting Your Valuables
November 20, 2019

Antique Furniture Moving: Protecting Your Valuables

Out of all the boxes you find yourself building and packing, how many of them have “FRAGILE!” or “HANDLE WITH CARE” written all...
Top 5 Winter Moving Tips
November 12, 2019

Top 5 Winter Moving Tips

First-time homeowners, seasoned renters, “snow-birds,” or anyone in-between may already be aware of the multiple many factors...
10 Tips for Packing a Storage Unit
October 29, 2019

10 Tips for Packing a Storage Unit

Storage units are a great way to hold your belongings in between moves, during renovations, or while students are on summer break.
Apartment Lease Ends Soon: How to Decide What to do Next
September 28, 2019

Apartment Lease Ends Soon: How to Decide What to do Next

The end of an apartment lease presents you with several options. You can stay in the same home, or you can decide to move.
Top 5 Questions We Are Asked About Moving
September 7, 2019

Top 5 Questions We Are Asked About Moving

Relocation can be a tremendous ordeal. Whether across states or down the street, moving requires a lot of planning, packing...
How to Pack and Prepare for a Long Distance Move
June 18, 2019

How to Pack and Prepare for a Long Distance Move

Whatever your reason for moving, preparing for a long distance move can be a difficult and stressful task. There are a lot of...
Do Most Moving Companies Actually Pack for You?
June 11, 2019

Do Most Moving Companies Actually Pack for You?

No matter how far you’re moving, packing is a time-consuming task. It takes a lot of effort and planning and can be hard to...
3 Safety Tips from Our Professional Moving Team
May 24, 2019

3 Safety Tips from Our Professional Moving Team

Moving can be a stressful season, especially if you’re pressed for time or funds. You might want to save money by moving some...
DIY Moving Vs. Hiring a Professional Moving Company
April 19, 2019

DIY Moving Vs. Hiring a Professional Moving Company

Moving to a new location is a complex process, simultaneously full of nostalgia and anticipation. Change of any kind brings...
Finding the Right Moving Company for Your Business Relocation
April 12, 2019

Finding the Right Moving Company for Your Business Relocation

Are you a business owner looking to relocate? Have you recently discovered a smarter business location?
7 Ways to Make Packing Your Home Easier
April 5, 2019

7 Ways to Make Packing Your Home Easier

Moving day is quickly nearing and the packing process must begin. Don’t put it off any longer. Procrastination doesn’t help.
Office Moving Tips
March 22, 2019

Office Moving Tips

Moving is a challenge, and moving offices is no easier than moving homes. From the masses of electronics to bulky furniture...
Common Items Forgotten on Moving Day
February 28, 2019

Common Items Forgotten on Moving Day

When moving day arrives, it’s all hands on deck. It can be a bit crazy at times with boxes and people seeming to go every which...
Unpacking Tips for Colder Weather
February 26, 2019

Unpacking Tips for Colder Weather

Would you rather move in the heat of the summer sun or in the bitter cold of a Chicago winter? Neither are ideal, but sometimes...
10 Moving and Downsizing Tips for Senior Citizens
June 28, 2018

10 Moving and Downsizing Tips for Senior Citizens

Moving senior citizens, retirees and the elderly is one of our specialty services. Baby-boomers are faced with downsizing...
How to Become a Garage Sale Expert
June 21, 2018

How to Become a Garage Sale Expert

When it comes to spring cleaning, or any cleaning, garage sales are the way to go! You may not sell everything, but it is worth...
4 Items That Are Harder to Move Than You Think
June 20, 2018

4 Items That Are Harder to Move Than You Think

Yes, it’s possible to pack up and move your belongings on your own, but there are some items that require extra attention.
Things To Consider When You Are Moving With A Pet
June 20, 2018

Things To Consider When You Are Moving With A Pet

Moving with a pet can be difficult if you don’t do your research. There are a lot of restrictions placed on pets in many...
Get a Reputable Moving Company
June 20, 2018

Get a Reputable Moving Company

Alliance Moving & Storage wants you to know that finding the right moving company for your commercial or residential move is...
7 Tips for the Summer Season Moving
June 18, 2018

7 Tips for the Summer Season Moving

People prefer to move during the summer season. In this post, you'll find out why, and learn some useful tips for a summer move.
5 Tips On Throwing A Housewarming Party On A Budget
June 15, 2018

5 Tips On Throwing A Housewarming Party On A Budget

You’ve just spent a fortune on moving, but that doesn’t mean you want to give up on hosting a housewarming party to celebrate...
Moving With School Aged Children? Here Are 3 Things To Consider
June 14, 2018

Moving With School Aged Children? Here Are 3 Things To Consider

Because of the stresses, long list of responsibilities and fatigue that we, as parents, go through when planning for and...
How To Properly Pack Electronics When Moving
June 13, 2018

How To Properly Pack Electronics When Moving

Of all the things that could get damaged when moving, electronics is high on the list and certainly can cause you the most...
Moving Out For The First Time? No Worries!!
June 12, 2018

Moving Out For The First Time? No Worries!!

Moving out for the first time is an emotional rollercoaster that twists ruthlessly between joy and horror, massive excitement...
Keeping Your Children Safe on Moving Day!
June 8, 2018

Keeping Your Children Safe on Moving Day!

Alliance Moving and Storage believes It is best to have your children stay with a grandparent, family member or trusted good...
How To Properly Pack Your Kitchen
June 7, 2018

How To Properly Pack Your Kitchen

The kitchen is probably the hardest room you’ll have to pack, with all its small items, drawers, and cupboards, there’s just...
Moving Into A Smaller Space
June 6, 2018

Moving Into A Smaller Space

More people are opting to downsize their homes, happily saying goodbye to a large house where maintenance is costly...
Moving? Going on Vacation? Here’s How You Can Protect Your Vacant Home!
June 1, 2018

Moving? Going on Vacation? Here’s How You Can Protect Your Vacant Home!

Whether you just sold your home, or are just going on vacation, protecting your home when you are not there is a top priority.
To Move With The Pool, Or Not?
May 24, 2018

To Move With The Pool, Or Not?

With the proper care, and maintenance, above ground pools are easily last about 15 years, or more! With improved materials...
Essential Things To Do After Moving
May 18, 2018

Essential Things To Do After Moving

Moving to a new city can give you that sense of disorientation, that uneasy feeling that you don’t really belong there.
How To Find A Reputable Moving Company For Your Relocation
May 6, 2018

How To Find A Reputable Moving Company For Your Relocation

Alliance Moving & Storage wants you to know that finding the right moving company for your commercial or residential move is...
Spring Into Cleaning!
April 20, 2018

Spring Into Cleaning!

Moving and storage have a lot in common, don’t they? They both involve looking through a bunch of your things, moments of...
“Cleanify” Your Home Before You Move
April 19, 2018

“Cleanify” Your Home Before You Move

A new home symbolizes a fresh start: new paint, a new bedroom, even a new eye on arranging your old furniture, cherished...
How To Prepare For A Long Distance Move
April 18, 2018

How To Prepare For A Long Distance Move

At Alliance Moving and Storage, we offer our customers a team of skilled, experienced professionals who will work closely with...
Spring Into Moving
March 20, 2018

Spring Into Moving

Happy Spring! Today is the first official day of the season. This is when we celebrate fresh starts and new beginnings...
Spring Storing – 5 Tips
March 13, 2018

Spring Storing – 5 Tips

Moving and storage have a lot in common, don’t they? They both involve looking through a bunch of your things, moments of...
Weathering A Winter Move
December 21, 2016

Weathering A Winter Move

As it is, there are a lot of moving parts when it comes to a move, but add weather conditions to the mix and you have even more...
Residential Moving & Packing – 10 Tips
September 26, 2016

Residential Moving & Packing – 10 Tips

Would you like to save time, money, and stress on your residential move? Preparation and organization is the key to a smooth...