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First time home buyer checklist: 12 tips for a successful move

With the recent launch of the CA Dream for All program, we’ve been speaking to dozens of first time home buyers about their journey into their new homes. Moving into your first home can feel exciting, but also overwhelming. If you’re in the process of preparing to purchase your first home, or if you’re already […]

How to save money when moving in 2023

Whether you’re downsizing or moving into a bigger home to accommodate your growing family – moving can be a hectic time. However, while starting a new chapter of your life in a new home might be fun, actually moving might be more stressful than you think. From sourcing cardboard boxes to finding a local moving […]

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Packing tips from the professionals

Moving to a new home can be an exciting endeavor. But an unorganized packing process can take away from the precious experience of embarking on a new journey. If your packing is unorganized, the process may take longer than it should, causing even more stress on you (as if moving isn’t already stressful enough). Don’t […]

Learn how to safely move a fish tank

How to safely move a fish tank

Preparing for a move can be stressful, especially if you have a fish tank you’re looking to move into a new home. Since over 11.5 million households in the U.S. own a fish tank, we wanted to provide some insight into how you can safely move your fish tank hassle-free. While Meathead Movers cannot actually […]

Tips for Moving During the Holiday Season - Meathead Movers

Tips on moving during the holiday season

Holiday moving in a post-pandemic environment Moving during the Holiday season is potentially stressful enough, but adding in the COVID-19 pandemic factor can make the task seem downright scary. It’s important to know that, with extra care and planning, the below strategies can help to minimize any extra pandemic-related stress. Plan your holiday calendar  Even […]

How to spot and avoid a moving scam

How to spot (and avoid) a moving scam

You’re moving! What an exciting time, a time of new beginnings, new routines, and new environments. Moving can also be stressful, unfamiliar, and a lot of work (who knew you had so much stuff!) Your items have made your residence a home, and now it is time to move them. According to an AMSA finding, […]

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How much to tip movers in 2021

Tipping is customary in the U.S. Providing a tip shows appreciation for those who have met or exceeded the standard when it comes to helping and providing us great customer service. Best practices in 2021 tell us that leaving 15% to 20% of the total amount in gratuity is the ideal range. It could also […]

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11 charities that offer free donation pick-up

Whether you’re moving to a new home, or you’re just now realizing that you should probably downsize because there are so many things in your possession, one of the best ways to declutter your home and give back at the same time, is by donating your clothes, furniture, and anything else you simply don’t use […]

How to safely pack Christmas decorations

We’re sure that most of you can agree on this, but it seems as though each passing year has been going by faster and faster at an exponential rate. Especially in the case of Christmas, where it just felt like last year’s holiday season felt like only a few months ago. The holidays and Christmas […]

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Moving out of state? 30 things to keep in mind

Moving out of state is perhaps one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. You’re not just moving to another city where you may have been a few times and know the layout already, or somewhere within close enough proximity to people, you see regularly. There will be a complete shift in […]