Pick a random day to move. Movers typically are busies on the second half of the month. Choosing a less busy time of the month or year should lower the price of your moving quote.
If you're an empty nester planning to downsize here are a few tips: Start the purging process sooner rather than later. Don't wait. Be brutal. Don't hold onto items just because you love it or are sentimental about it. If you don't ever actually use it, take a picture of it and donate it (or [...]
If you are a senior citizen moving to or from the Charleston/Mount Pleasant area, and are on a purging/downsizing mode: 1. Make a list of possible recipients of items you want to keep in the family (i.e. children, grandchildren) 2. Assign items to each person as you go. This way you won't have to think [...]
Plan ahead: this is a busy time for moving companies in the Charleston and Mount Pleasant areas. Beat the heat: schedule your move during the coolest hours of the day Take care of your stuff: the moving truck can be hot, pack with you anything that doesn't fare well in lot of heat like candles.
Take time for yourself The morning before the movers get to your place, eat a healthy breakfast, take time to go for a walk or pray/meditate. Stay well hydrated.
One way to help you with the stress and transition of a move is to get a good night's sleep. This may be hard to do if your home is all packed up. You can book a room at a hotel or an Airbnb in the Charleston or Mount Pleasant area. This way you have [...]
Introduce yourself to your new neighbors. This may seem insignificant or scary for an introvert, but mustering up the courage to say hello to the neighbors may bring you ease. People are always leery of new neighbors too, so this can also lower everyone's anxiety. They may insightful tips about the area or may be [...]
How to save money on your next move to Charleston, SC. Declutter. You will have less to move which will make moving faster/quicker as well as you'll be able to make a little profit off the things you sell. Renting a truck and DIY your move may sound like a great money-saving idea, but you [...]