21 Jun

Parking Permits

WILL YOU NEED A PARKING PERMIT AT YOUR NEW HOME? Parking permits are the most overlooked detail when making a long-distance move. Each city issues parking permits differently, so the best place to start is with city offices; this may be the street department, licensing and permitting department, department of temporary signs or the police. […]

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6 Jun

It’s Moving Season!

The peak moving season is here and in full swing. As of today, Wheaton Worldwide Moving and Bekins are both all booked up until after July 1st for anyone moving out of the southwest. As soon as you know which moving you would like to use, make sure you get into their system so you […]

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5 Jun

Moving Your Grandfather Clock

HOW TO PACK & MOVE YOUR GRANDFATHER CLOCK Grandfather clocks are valued items that you will want to take with you to your new home. However, they require care to disassemble and transport safely. Grandfather clocksneed to be properly dismantled prior to being shipped. If a grandfather clock is included in your long distance move, […]

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2 Jun

Proper Moving Takes Time

A good move takes time You have nicer furniture now, your friends cannot be lured by free pizza and beer to help you move and you want that nice furniture to stay that way. It’s time to hire professional movers. Local moving is done on an hourly basis. The hourly rate is determined by how […]

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31 May

Moving Tip: Estimates

MOVING TIP: No one can give you a true binding quote over the phone. Beware any company that offers you one. Schedule and in-home estimate to make sure you get an accurate price.       Binding with option estimate. The estimate is based on the approximation of the weight and any known accessorial services […]

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19 May

Packing Tip – Boxes

Packing Tip: Write the room and the contents of each box on the sides of the box. If you’re feeling tech savvy, create an spreadsheet that tracks the contents of each box. Simply do a search for the item that you need and you’ll know which box to open!

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18 May

Moving Tip – Electronics

GRAB YOUR PHONE Moving tip: Take a photo of how your electronics before you disconnect them to be boxed up. Take a picture on your phone or camera of the cords on the back of your television and other electronics so that you can remember where they all go! Before you unplug and pack up […]

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16 May

Tip of the Day

Packing tip of the day : If you can hold it in your hand, drop it on a hard surface and break it – put it in a box. If you do not have a box that is big enough, give McCarthy Transfer & Storage a call at 619-596-2594. We probably have the perfect box […]

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