You’ve contacted your utility companies, scheduled a moving service, and started packing — but what about your mail? Your to-do list is long when you’re moving, and it’s easy to overlook items such as mail forwarding. Fortunately, the United States Postal Service (USPS) offers easy ways to change your address and have your mail forwarded to your new address. However, you probably have a few questions, such as how long the USPS will forward your mail, when you should notify the post office of your upcoming move, and what you do if your move is temporary? Read on to learn all about how, when, and why to forward your mail when you move. Which
On a list of complex items to pack and move, books come in low on the stress-o-meter rankings — right? After all, they’re flat, (usually) rectangular, and tend to fit neatly into containers without much hassle. However, there’s one pesky reason why you shouldn’t just throw all your book into boxes, tape them up, and call it good: weight. When packed together, books are heavy — very heavy. That means it’s all too easy for improperly packed boxes to break open in transit, resulting in books spilling out into the moving truck. Avoid the mess and potential damage to your books. Read on to learn how the experts recommend packing your books for a move.
Is your business planning an office relocation? If so, it’s essential to find an office moving company with the right qualities to help ensure that the process will go smoothly. Knowing which qualities to look for can help you be prepared for the vetting process when you’re looking for a moving company. Below, we’ve listed four of the essential characteristics to be on the watch for when trying to hire a moving company that’s right for your upcoming commercial relocation. 1. Reliability and Good Reputation Seek a well-established company with a good reputation in your community. Long-standing businesses have the experience required to avoid problems that can arise during the moving process. And, if a
More people than ever are working from home, running businesses from their residential properties, and handling work-related tasks in their home offices. Estimates state that about 22 percent of the American workforce will be working remotely by the year 2025. If you rely heavily on the setup within your home office to make a living, the idea of moving that office can be a bit intimidating. Check out a few good tips to keep in mind as you approach moving day to make sure the transition from your old home workplace to the next goes as smoothly as possible. 1. Create a Master Plan and Schedule You may have created a master moving plan for
Increased internet access and networks such as 5G accelerated the remote workforce trend in recent years. From 2005 to 2017, a 159 percent surge in telecommuters transpired. During the last few years, another 87 percent increase in work-from-anywhere flexibility occurred, and now more than 36 million Americans are expected to work remotely by 2025. Some are calling the ability to live and work from anywhere the “New Normal.” But the looming question is whether transitioning into an off-site job allows working people to move. Does it make sense to pack up your belongings and move somewhere else? Do Remote Workers Truly Possess Relocation Flexibility? A recent Upwork survey reportedly indicated that between 14 million and