Elevator and Building Rules

May 24, 2017 | Posted in Moving
building elevator, moving, Next Step Transitions

Moving into or out of a building with an elevator or loading dock? Your move will go better and easier for everyone if you follow the rules. Don’t assume that just… Read more

Color Coding – Why it Helps Both You and the Mover!

April 26, 2017 | Posted in Moving, Organizing Tips
color coding, Next Step Transitions

People laugh when I pull out my super adhesive color coded sticky notes and matching tape.  “What is this?” they say, “Kindergarten? Do we really need to do all of… Read more

Why Moving Your Own Parents Is Not Always The Best Idea

April 7, 2017 | Posted in Senior Moving & Relocation Management

It is ironic to me how many people over-simplify their parents move to a smaller residence or retirement community.  People who lived their entire adult lives in one residence, raised a… Read more

Moving Out of State? Get Ready for the Big Move!

Moving Out of State? Get Ready for the Big Move! l www.nextsteptransitions.com

Preparing for and getting through any move is hard work, but moving out of state means taking on a whole other list of important pre-move to-do’s. Millions of people relocate… Read more

Think You’re Ready for Move Day? 3 Steps You Should Take

October 5, 2016 | Posted in Moving, Packing
3 Steps You Should Take

Some people have good moves because they are prepared and ready to do so. On the flip side, bad moves happen when people are generally not ready to move, causing… Read more

7 Things You Must Do for a Good Move

September 9, 2016 | Posted in Moving, Packing
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Moving is tough. And while we don’t always like doing it, it’s a normal life event. You accept a new job in a new city and you need to relocate…. Read more

How to Pack Fragile Items with Care

August 26, 2016 | Posted in Moving, Packing
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Over the years, you’ve accumulated a lot of personal belongings. And among them, you’ve collected your share of fragile and high-value items, from china and stemware to artwork and collectibles…. Read more

Pack Like a Pro: 10 DIY Basics

August 12, 2016 | Posted in Packing
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There’s an art to properly organizing, packing and labeling boxes for your move. But most people take the “anything goes” approach to getting it done and simply shove what they… Read more

Quick Tips for Choosing the Right Moving Boxes

July 29, 2016 | Posted in Moving
Choosing the Right Moving Boxes

A blog about boxes? That’s right. There really is a method to the madness of selecting the right boxes for your move. Because if you want your things to arrive… Read more

5 Smart Moving Tips and Tricks

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Moving
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Moving may be hard work, but it doesn’t have to be grueling. In fact, with a little preparation and advance planning, your move can be relatively stress free. Whether you’re… Read more

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