Moving Tips

Packing Tips

After you have made a decision to move, there are a few tips and trick to help make the moving process a little easier. Prioritize Start sorting and eliminating things you don’t want or have no need for anymore.  Yard sales are a great way of eliminating unnecessary items for moving.  You can also donate to charity.  Below is a list of a few common items that can often be eliminated. Books you have already read could be provided to your local library Unused shoes Clothes that you don’t put on any longer or that do not suit you Excessive […]

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Why Use a Moving Company?

Home moving in Utah, or anywhere for that matter, is never easy. Whether you’re moving a short distance or across state lines, it’s important to consider using a moving company. Here are some of the advantages of hiring professional movers. Professional movers are exactly that, professionals in their field. They use professional grade materials in packing and protecting your items. This includes heavy items.  Professional movers know how to tackle that large fridge, your piano, and even hot tubs.  Roads are bumpy and damage is always a possibility when moving on your own. Professional movers know how to pack and […]

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Relocating Help

Whether you’re moving a lot or a little, or moving near or far, moving is not always easy.  Moving on your own is never fun.  Asking friends to help is uncomfortable too.  Even if you get some help from family or friends, the situation can be awkward.  Someone tends to fight to take charge, and while friends mean well, they often don’t take proper care of your items the way that you’d prefer.  At the end of the day, moving on your own takes up a lot of time and energy.  We recognize your concerns.  Hiring professional movers, like 7 […]

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Professional Mover Tips

Whether moving homes for fun or out of necessity, there’s a few tips to help make the move a smoother process. Stuff:  Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we gather in a short amount of time?  It’s funnier when you realize that half of the stuff you don’t even use.  Having a yard sale helps get rid of a lot of those item’s you don’t need.  This lightens your moving load, and puts a few extra dollars in your pocket.  The extra money can be used to purchase new furniture, home appliances, cleaning supplies, or anything else you could use […]

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Moving Boxes

Moving to a new place takes a lot of time and effort, especially if you consider everything that needs to get done.  That’s why we’ve come up with a list to help you organize your boxes for moving. When it comes to packing, make sure that you have more than enough boxes to contain all your belongings.  It’s better to have too many boxes than not enough. Make sure that your belongings are properly inventoried.  Create an inventory sheet to help with loading and unloading. Properly label any items that need special handling. Make sure to always team lift any […]

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Moving Blankets

Moving blankets are a professional Utah movers “tool of the trade.”  If you’ve decided to move on your own it, is highly recommended to use moving blankets too. They keep your items covered and, if used properly, scratch free. There are many different types of moving blankets, but they generally fall into two different categories; quilted (often called “padded moving blankets”), or non-quilted. Each type has its own use. Padded Moving Blankets Quilted blankets are generally 72″ x80″.  They come will all different types of filler.  The more filler the blanket has the heavier it will be. Heavier blankets offer […]

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How to Pack a Wardrobe Box

Wardrobe boxes are a great way to move and store your clothing without having to take anything off of the hanger.  The boxes come with integrated handles that make carrying them a breeze. Once the boxes have arrived at your new destination the clothes can remain in the boxes, as they’re a convenient way to store your clothes until you’re fully unpacked. How to use a wardrobe box First, you’ll need to assemble the box. If a hanging rod was not included with the wardrobe box you’ll need to purchase one separately. Follow the instructions included with the box, making […]

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Comparing Moving Companies

Did you know that 7 Brothers Moving Company is the only Gephardt Approved Salt Lake City movers? Not all moving companies are created equal.  Additionally, some offer a variety of services that others may not.  Below is an explanation of full service versus partial movers. Full Service Moving Companies in Utah Some moving companies offer full home moving services. A full service mover will do everything from packing your belongings, loading it on their trucks, driving to your new location, and then unloading and unpacking everything.  If you are on a tight schedule, you will eliminate a lot of the […]

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Storage Advice

Here are some commonly overlooked tips for better moving and storage organization. Label boxes accordingly. This help ensure that loading and unpacking goes smoothly. Try to group like items together. Place dishes with other tableware. Pack linens with other laundry items. Doing so makes the unpacking phase that much easier. Don’t overload your boxes. Pack smart. It’s better to have to pack two boxes and make two trips then to have your fine dining ware end up on the driveway. Considering the above, make sure to have the proper supplies. Things like packaging tape, markers for labeling, and boxes – […]

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10 Moving Tips

You’ve found the perfect place, signed all the paperwork, and are ready to move into your new place.  It’s an amazing feeling.  However, getting ready to move can be a whole other story. There’s no question moving can be a stressful and intimidating process. You need to pack all your belongings, decide what you’d like to take and what can be recycled or trashed. The key to success is to be organized and plan your move.  Below are 10 helpful tips to make your move a success. Make a moving plan. Be sure your plan includes time frames for the […]

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