Helpful Moving Articles

Unigroup Migration Study: More People Moving Out of Illinois Than Moving In

February 1, 2020

The United Van Lines 43rd Annual National Movers Study is out. During 2019, Illinois experienced a relatively large exodus with many more people migrating out of the state than moving in. 66% of Illinois’ interstate movers were leaving the state whereas 33% were coming in. This continues a long, long trend of movers leaving the […]


How to Pack Glassware and Other Fragile Items for a Move

January 30, 2020

Most of us have at least a few individual glass pieces, stemware, picture frames, and china. When it comes time to move it, you want to make sure you know how to pack glassware and fragile items properly to reduce damage during your move.  Packing fragile items and glassware is quite different than packing soft […]


Moving Day Tips and Etiquette: How to Be Prepared on Move Day

January 16, 2020

Moving is a challenge; that’s why so many people hire professional movers for their household move. They do the heavy lifting work for you, letting you take a break from the moving process. Don’t know what to do while the movers are there? Get our moving day tips below. 1. Keep Things Out of the […]


5 Tips for Setting Up an Effective Office Relocation Strategy

December 26, 2019

The average office space in America is 150-175 square feet per person. Tech companies use less area – between 125-175 square feet.  The rule of thumb is to find office space that you can grow into and reach the occupancy limit at about 2/3 to 3/4 of the way through your lease.  And the work […]


5 Reasons You’ll Love Winter in Chicago

December 12, 2019

There’s lots of wintery magic to embrace in Chicago. The Windy City knows how to do winter on a grand scale, and living here means you get to enjoy all of Chicago’s best winter activities.  With an average annual snowfall of 35 inches from November to April, you’ll watch the city transform with snow, lights, […]


Windy City Icons: 5 Must-See Chicago Attractions

November 22, 2019

Imagine a place where never giving up is an everyday attitude. A place where changing a river’s flow is no longer an impossible goal. These things are at the heart of Chicago and its people. Whether you’re moving or only visiting, there are hundreds of historical and meaningful sites to see. In the event you […]


Choosing Your Moving Company: 5 Things to Look For in a Moving Service

November 8, 2019

Are you all set for your big move? We all have to go through a household move at some point. In fact, around 39.4 million Americans move each year. It can be an exciting time, but it can also be stressful if you don’t know which movers are the best to go with. Read on […]


5 Tips for Packing and Moving Wall Art

October 26, 2019

Patience and the proper packing materials can make a big difference when packing up for your move. Here are five tips to help you learn how to pack picture frames for a safe and secure move.  1. Prevent Shattered Glass Whenever you are packing pictures with a glass frame, mark an X with masking tape […]


Truck and Warehouse Maintenance: Behind the Scenes at a Moving & Storage Company

October 18, 2019

Moving day is a big event in any household and it can be exhausting just watching the moving crew pack everything up and load it onto the truck. But there’s even more that goes on behind the scenes if you’re utilizing a storage warehouse. Here’s a peek at what goes on at the Fort Dearborn […]


A Guide to Some Fun Fall Events in Chicago and Its Suburbs

October 12, 2019

As the days grow shorter, the nights get colder, and the leaves begin to change to spectacular colors, you know autumn is taking hold in the Chicago area.  If you have just moved to Chicago or will soon relocate from another state, you might be looking for some ways to enjoy the season.  Whether you’re […]


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