Category: Moving Tips

Exploring the Potential Hidden Costs of Hiring a Mover + Tips to Ensure You Get a Good Deal
May 24, 2023
Are you considering hiring a professional mover? Here we give you the inside scoop on hidden costs that may arise and tips to ensure you get good value during your move.
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The Truth About What Happens When Movers Damage Your Stuff
May 12, 2023
Let’s face it, things can get damaged when you move and state requirements for claims are not designed to protect you, but don't worry, we're here to help.
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7 Things Your Movers Want You To Know Before Moving Day
May 04, 2023
You’ve found your new place (congrats!) and now it’s time to book your movers. Here are 7 things every mover wants you to know — before your move day gets here.
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How to Downsize When Moving to a Senior Living Community
Apr 28, 2023
Decluttering and downsizing when moving to a senior living community can be stressful. Our downsizing tips can make the move easier for everyone.
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Your Guide to Finding Packing Help for Seniors
Apr 10, 2023
Packing can be challenging for seniors. If you need help moving your elderly family member, our guide offers tips on how to find the right packer for you.
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Are There Movers Who Pack & Unpack For You? All Your Questions, Answered
Apr 07, 2023
Yes, there really are movers who pack for you. You can hire them, and not break a sweat! Learn more about what to expect from movers who pack, what movers won’t pack, how to know if you should hire professional packers, & how much it typically costs.
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How to Choose the Best Moving Company Near You
Apr 05, 2023
Hiring the right moving company can save you time on your next move. How do you know if a mover is good? See how you can find the best mover here.
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Simplify Your Senior Move: How to Downsize with Ease and Enjoy Your New Senior Living Facility
Mar 15, 2023
Moving to a senior living facility can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Our guide offers tips for downsizing your belongings, packing efficiently, and enlisting the help of senior living trained crews. Discover how to make your move stress-free and start enjoying the benefits of senior living today.
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8 Hacks to Quickly Clean Your Apartment Before Moving Out
Jul 03, 2021
Want to clean your apartment fast like a pro? Use these 8 efficient cleaning hacks before you move, and you could get your apartment deposit back…
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Everybody Hates Moving – Here’s How to Make It LESS Stressful
May 05, 2021
Got anxiety about your next move? Stress doesn’t have to make your move more complicated. See how you & your family can banish moving stress for good!
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Why Moving from California to Austin Isn’t a ‘Dystopia’
Mar 01, 2021
Thinking about moving from California to Austin? Here are 3 weirdly satisfying aspects about the Texan capital that Californians can expect in Austin!
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Yes, You Can Still Move With No Power & Burst Pipes. Here’s How.
Feb 24, 2021
Moving due to a burst pipe or because your power went out? Don’t stress! Explore your options and learn how we can help you move safely and fast.
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Moving During COVID-19 (What You Must Know!)
Feb 18, 2021
What you must know when Moving during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Everything you need to know to keep you and your family safer during your move.
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Expert Tips on How To Pack Fragile Items for Moving
Sep 05, 2020
We all have that special set of delicate china, a family heirloom, glassware, or oddly-shaped ceramic figurine that we want to keep safe when moving. Broken items are one of…
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Why You Need Renter’s Insurance In Texas Before Moving
Aug 22, 2020
Not sure why you need renter’s insurance before you move? To put it plainly: you’ll need a renter’s policy to cover anything you can’t immediately replace. In fact, if you’re…
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5 Essential Things To Do On Moving Day
Aug 09, 2020
Moving can either be exciting or overwhelming. If you haven’t prepared or organized all the necessary things to do on moving day, just thinking about it can be downright…
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What to Know (& Do) Before Hiring Professional Packers
Jul 30, 2020
If you’ve got competing priorities, you should strongly consider hiring professional packers before your next move. Imagine: You’re moving in a week and have been so busy with work…
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Welcome, Friends of Roselyn! Use ROSE30 during booking and receive $30 off*
Jul 17, 2020
Whether you’ve planned ahead or need to move last minute, 3 Men Movers is here to make your move as stress-free as possible!
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Moving In Summer? This Is Your Cool Safety Guide.
Jul 15, 2020
Planning on moving in the summer heat and trying not to fry like an egg on a hot sidewalk? Summer is peak moving season. So not only is it…
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What You Need to Know Before Moving Into a Storage Unit
Jul 04, 2020
Do you really need to rent that storage unit before moving? If so, what size storage unit do you even need? And, what size moving truck can fit everything you have to…
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How Much Storage Units Cost & How to Get Better Deals
Jun 28, 2020
Shopping and trying to figure out how much storage units cost can be a challenge… especially when you’re trying to coordinate a move, too. Prices are heavily influenced not only…
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The Ultimate, No-Panic Guide to Moving in 2 Weeks
Jun 22, 2020
Are you moving out of a house or apartment in 2 weeks and still not ready? Sure, you’ve got a lot to do in a less-than-ideal amount of time—but it is…
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Welcome, Friends of Katelyn! Use KATE30 during booking and receive $30 off*
Jun 20, 2020
Whether you’ve planned ahead or need to move last minute, 3 Men Movers is here to make your move as stress-free as possible!
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Top Mistakes That Will Drag Out Your Move Day [Checklist]
Jun 14, 2020
Know what can kill your chances of having a good move? Mistakes we make when moving. No matter where the errors originate, no one wants their move day to take…
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Efficient Moving Advice That Will Make Your Day Successful
Jun 07, 2020
It’s move day, and time is money. So you definitely need to know how to move out as efficiently as possible. So, what’s the most efficient way to move? Find out…
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Homeowner’s Insurance: How to Get The Perfect Amount
May 30, 2020
Whether you’re moving in for the first time or you’re comfy and settled, having enough insurance coverage for your home is vital. You certainly don’t want to be caught…
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Flood Insurance Advice That Will Protect Your Dream Home
May 24, 2020
Are you living in a flood zone or moving to one? Here’s how to know & understand what flood insurance covers & if have you the right amount.
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Domestic Violence Survivor’s Moving Safety Guide [DOWNLOAD]
May 17, 2020
Moving out or threatening to leave is the most dangerous thing a domestic violence survivor can do. It’s also the most necessary thing a survivor can do. This downloadable domestic…
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Best & Worst Ways to Pack Ahead for a Move
May 17, 2020
Need to pack ahead for a move? See the best & worst ways to pack dishes, plants, jewelry, clothing, and more to make your move more efficient.
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Here’s How to Make Moving Somewhere New Less Scary
May 09, 2020
So you want to move somewhere completely new where you don’t have any connections? Well, there’s a wrong way and a right way to fulfill your desire of moving…
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20 Questions to Ask Movers Before Booking
May 03, 2020
Need to find trustworthy, professional, and reliable movers? See the most important questions to ask before you hire professional movers!
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Escaping Domestic Violence? Here’s How to Move Out Safely.
Apr 15, 2020
For victims of domestic violence, the COVID-19 pandemic presents another obstacle when trying to leave toxic situations and move out. With stay-at-home orders, job losses, financial and emotional hardships, and…
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How We’re Helping Domestic Abuse Survivors During the Pandemic
Apr 03, 2020
On average, 20 people per minute are physically abused by a partner in the United States. Reports of domestic violence are rising due to the coronavirus pandemic, and it…
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How to Move Safely During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Mar 27, 2020
Yes, there is a coronavirus pandemic changing the way we all live our lives. Possibly forever. But, yes, you can still move during COVID-19 if you are comfortable with…
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Is Living in Dallas Right for Your Lifestyle?
Feb 22, 2020
Thinking about moving to Dallas and wondering if it’s right for your lifestyle? Life in Dallas, Texas can be a dream come true for many. For others, it isn’t…
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Moving to San Antonio? Here’s What You Need to Know
Jan 31, 2020
Considering a move to San Antonio? There are a few things you need to know about living in this Texas city that won’t pop up in a simple Google search….
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Is It Better To Move Yourself Or Hire Movers?
Sep 26, 2019
You may spend less money when you move yourself compared to when you hire a mover, but the small savings of a DIY move won’t justify all of the…
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Professional Houston Movers
Sep 04, 2019
Houston is our moving company’s home town and we’re proud of it. Our trucks first hit the road in 1985 and now our local moving company has expanded to San Antonio, Austin and Dallas with one of the largest privately owned fleets in Texas.
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How To Prepare for Full-Service Movers in San Antonio?
Aug 23, 2019
Being a professional mover in San Antonio is hard work! It’s a lot of physical activity including lifting, carrying, and even walking up and down stairs multiple times with heavy…
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How Long Do Movers Usually Take?
Jul 19, 2019
A common question we always get from most customers is “How Long Will My Move Take?” This is understandable seeing how most Houston moving companies are priced on hourly rates….
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When Is The Best Time To Move in Dallas?
Jun 28, 2019
If you have a move in Dallas approaching in the near future, you are probably in the process of packing, looking for Dallas moving companies, and deciding on the right…
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How You Can Have a Better Move with 3 Men Movers in San Antonio
Jun 25, 2019
New technology is revolutionizing every industry there is, and moving is no exception. We like to think of our moving company as leaders in technology with the moving industry. We…
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What Happens If It’s Raining on Your Moving Day?
May 24, 2019
Your new place is ready, your Austin movers are scheduled, and you’ve even started to pack. Being on top of things feels good! You check for your moving day…
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Should You Re-Sign Your Lease or Move?
Apr 12, 2019
If you’re renting and your lease is about to expire, you might be struggling with the decision of whether you should resign it…or move. It’s a tough choice, especially if…
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Your Checklist for Moving
Mar 22, 2019
Moving can be a stressful–but exciting!–experience. It always involves a lot of change– whether you’re moving a few streets away, or moving to a new city or state. It’s easy…
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Same Day Moves: What You Need to Know
Mar 08, 2019
With some moves, you know months ahead of time and have plenty of weeks to plan every detail. But sometimes life happens, emergencies arise and you have to be…
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How to Handle Moving Away From Family
Mar 04, 2019
No matter your reason for moving away from family, it’s going to take some time to adjust to the reality that your loved ones are no longer just a…
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How to Make Friends in a New City
Mar 01, 2019
So your Austin movers just left and you’re all moved into your new home in an unfamiliar city. Now what? Well, now it’s time to make some new friends so…
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Best Apps for Buying a Home
Feb 09, 2019
If you need to move soon and have to find a house fast, there’s an app for that! Actually, there are several apps that make house hunting simple enough for…
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Should You Move or Remodel Your House? How To Decide.
Jan 28, 2019
If you’re not happy with your home, your two choices are to remodel it or move. But which option is right for you? The answer depends on a few factors,…
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How to Handle a Postponed Move
Jan 17, 2019
So your boxes are packed, your move is scheduled and everything is all ready for moving day…except your new home. Now instead of moving this Saturday, something has popped up…
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Items Our Movers Can’t Put on the Moving Truck and Why
Jan 11, 2019
Professional movers can make your move easy by packing up your belongings and driving them to your new home on moving day. However, as you finish packing, keep in mind…
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Tips on Downsizing To a Smaller Home
Jan 05, 2019
Downsizing to a smaller home makes sense for a lot of people, but that doesn’t mean the move will be easy. In fact, it usually means you’ll have to make…
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How to Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School After You Move
Dec 17, 2018
Moving isn’t easy on most adults, but it can be even harder on kids–especially if the move means switching schools in the middle of the school year. At least adults…
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The Worst – and Best – Days to Move During the Holidays
Dec 01, 2018
You’ve probably heard all about how hard it is to move during the holidays, but sometimes you just don’t have a choice. Maybe you’re relocating for a job and need…
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Home Improvements to Make Before You Move In
Nov 24, 2018
If you recently bought a house, you might already be planning some projects that will make it the perfect home for you. As you make those plans, be sure to…
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Moving When You Work From Home
Nov 20, 2018
If you work from home, planning your move may be a little different than if you worked in an office. Sure, you don’t have a commute so you might have…
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How to Protect Your Holiday Decorations During a Move
Nov 17, 2018
Maybe you’re the type of person who carefully wraps up every decoration right after Christmas, and then places perfectly labeled bins full of décor into the attic or garage. In…
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Top 5 Organization Tips from our Professional Packers
Nov 01, 2018
The moving process is so focused on packing and loading everything up that you might forget there’s still a lot of work to be done once you get to…
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5 Ways to Say Goodbye to Your Home Before You Move
Oct 22, 2018
Moving to a new home can be an exciting time as you think of all the perks of the place you’re moving into. But it can also be bittersweet, since…
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5 Tips for Moving in with your Significant Other
Oct 16, 2018
Maybe you know your partner’s birthplace, favorite football team and hobby of choice…but do you know how he or she lives? You can figure it out by thinking about how…
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Moving with Pets & Keeping Them Zen
Oct 11, 2018
Whether you’ve had weeks or months to plan your move, you’re probably stressed about the process. Now imagine if you had no time to prepare, and were told you were…
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How to Move Your Loved Ones into Assisted Living
Oct 04, 2018
If it’s time for your parent to move into an assisted living facility, he or she is going to need your help with the process. Even if you hire the…
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Loved your movers, but can’t tip? We can help.
Sep 20, 2018
It’s common for people to tip their movers when they’re happy with the work…but let’s face it: the whole moving process can be expensive! Whether you’re buying or renting, you’re…
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The 4 “C’s” of Moving Into Your First Apartment with Roommates
Sep 17, 2018
There comes a time in everyone’s life when they have to leave the nest and strike out on their own–or rather, with roommates. If that time for you is…
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Breaking Down Our Transparent Travel Fee
Sep 13, 2018
Whenever you move with us, there are only two costs associated. There’s the Hourly Rate (which you can read more about here) and there’s the Transparent Travel Fee which is…
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How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Move After a Divorce
Sep 10, 2018
The top three most stressful events people go through in life are moving, divorce and death. So if you’re going through the first two at one time, it’s no wonder…
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What is a Pre-Move Inspection and why is it important?
Sep 08, 2018
If you’re thinking of hiring 3 Men Movers for your Houston move, you’ll want to get an idea of how moving day will go. Start by getting familiar with the…
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The difference between Hourly Rates and Flat Rates
Sep 02, 2018
As you get estimates for your move, you’ll probably find that some Dallas movers charge by the hour, while others provide a flat rate upfront. So which is the better…
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The Best Way to “Find Movers Near Me”
Aug 23, 2018
So you’ve found a new home and are eager to move on to the next step of moving. What’s next? Well, it’s time to find professional movers who can make…
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What’s the difference between a morning move and a flex move?
Aug 08, 2018
If you’re ready to hire a Dallas moving company for your upcoming move, we at 3 Men Movers would be happy to help you. But before we can get you…
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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Pick 3 Men Movers… Even Though We’re Super Awesome
Jul 31, 2018
Having been in the moving business for more than 30 years, 3 Men Movers has done a lot of successful moves for some very satisfied customers. That said, here's when you *shouldn't* choose us for your move.
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How 3 Men Movers Handles Office Moves
Jul 13, 2018
Moving from one house to another is hard, but moving from one office to another is even harder! After all, your office is probably bigger than your house, and your…
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4 Feng Shui Basics
Jul 12, 2018
Make your new place the perfect home with these Feng Shui basics. See how to get started as you treat your home like the blank canvas it is.
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Shopping For A Moving Quote? 5 Questions You Should Always Ask
Jul 11, 2018
While moving can be exciting, you have to get through some not-so-fun parts first. No, I’m not just talking about packing. After all, you can hire someone for packing and…
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Interstate Moving vs. Intrastate Moving: What’s The Difference?
Jul 08, 2018
When you call 3 Men Movers to get an estimate and start planning your move, one of the details we’ll need to know is whether you’re making an interstate or…
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What Licensed, Bonded, & Insured Means In The Moving Industry
Jul 05, 2018
You’ve likely heard the phrase “licensed, bonded, and insured” by various business owners over the years, but have you ever stopped to think about what it really means? Well, it’s…
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Should I Buy My Movers Lunch?
Jun 20, 2018
Moving is hard work, which is why you’re considering hiring a Round Rock moving company to do the job for you in the first place, right? But when you’re sitting…
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How Professionals Move A Pool Table
Jun 15, 2018
In this world, there are two types of pool tables: the kind that are easy to move, and the kind that are not. In case you’re not sure which one…
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What do you do with your house plants when you move?
Jun 12, 2018
House plants may not be as cute or cuddly as the average family pet, but they’re still important enough to think about as you plan your move. After all, you’ve…
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Do I need to defrost my fridge before moving?
Jun 09, 2018
Your checklist of things to do before you move keeps growing, especially as you look around your kitchen and realize you may need to add "defrost the fridge" to it….
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How much can you fit in a MOVITS Portable Storage container?
Jun 05, 2018
If you have to be out of your house soon but aren’t quite ready to settle down in another home, renting a moving truck won’t help much. Where would you…
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Do Professional Movers do single item moves?
May 25, 2018
We all have that one item–or even a few–that’s too big to move without help. If you’re trying to relocate something that’s too heavy to move alone, hiring Houston movers…
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How much “stuff” fits inside of a 24 foot moving truck?
May 22, 2018
One of the most important parts of moving is figuring out which truck you’re going to need before your Houston movers arrive. After all, you don’t want to realize on…
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Can I ask my movers to rearrange my furniture?
May 15, 2018
You’re probably thinking about hiring an Austin moving company so you don’t have to break a sweat loading and unloading everything you own during your move. After all, it’s hot!…
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Will My Movers Take Away Furniture I Don’t Want?
May 10, 2018
As you pack up your house before you move, you’re likely to discover that you have way more possessions than you thought! And you don’t necessarily want to bring them…
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Top 4 Reasons Why People Move
May 08, 2018
Every year, about 11 percent of the American population packs their bags and moves. We already know when they’re most likely to move — between May and September —…
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What Is a Certificate of Insurance?
May 04, 2018
If you’re moving out of or into an apartment or condo, the moving company you hire might need a Certificate of Insurance before moving day. If your movers don’t get…
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How to Spot the Red Flags and Avoid Rogue Movers
Apr 30, 2018
As a Houston moving company that’s been around for over 30 years, we’ve heard lots of horror stories about moving scams. In fact, some of our customers came to us…
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3 Clever Tips To Save Money On Your Move
Apr 26, 2018
When it comes to moving, the only thing scarier than doing it alone is spending more money than you have to. The right San Antonio moving company understands your fears…
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The Right Way To Unpack Your Kitchen After You Move
Apr 09, 2018
So you’ve arrived at your new home with all your belongings safe and sound, thanks to your Austin movers! Now what? Well, before you can get settled into your new…
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How To Tell The Kids You’re Moving
Apr 04, 2018
Moving is hard. Moving with children can be even harder. But you can make it easier on your family by learning what to say and do before the move. That…
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How We Protect Our Customers Involved In A Domestic Violence Dispute
Mar 27, 2018
Moving is often stressful, but moving during a domestic violence situation is even worse. We realize that just getting the courage to get out is hard enough, and you shouldn’t…
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The Tools We Bring To Every Move
Mar 20, 2018
Stressing out about your move? Not sure what your movers will and won’t do when the big day comes? Well, if you hire an experienced Dallas moving company like us,…
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Help Moving An Elderly Parent Into Assisted Living
Feb 24, 2018
Your parents may spend their lives worrying about you, but as they get older, it’s you who begins to worry about them. If you’ve noticed an elderly parent has trouble…
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How Professional Movers Move a Gun Safe
Feb 22, 2018
Being big on home protection may mean having a gun safe. But how do you protect both your gun safe and your home from damage during a move? Well, you…
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How To Protect Hardwood Floors When Moving
Feb 20, 2018
You know that hardwood floor you love to admire any time you look down? Picture it with a few scuffs and scratches, and you’ll have an idea of its potential…
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5 Stages Of Living In Dallas
Feb 15, 2018
If you’re thinking of moving to Dallas or if you’re already there, you’ll find yourself living in one of these 5 stages. From the first apartment post-college to the house…
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5 Stages of Living in San Antonio
Feb 11, 2018
As you plan your move to San Antonio, start getting excited! This is a major city with lots to do. But it’s also a big, sprawling city, and you could…
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5 Stages of Living in Austin
Feb 09, 2018
So you want to live in Austin … but where? There are so many great neighborhoods, and the right one just depends on the stage of life you’re in. If…
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