Category: Lifestyle

5 Tips for Moving with Pets

We all have precious cargo we need to transport during a move, but perhaps the most important include children and pets. Once they are comfortable and settled, it makes your move much easier. Since we’ve previously offered advice on how… Read More

5 Ways to Get Acclimated to a New City

The final box has been unpacked, you’ve finally figured out the quickest way to get to the local grocery store, and your neighbors are becoming new friends. Congratulations on a smooth move! Once you’ve found your groove and started to… Read More

What to Consider When Moving Out of Your Parents’ House After College

Editor's Note: The following is a guest blog post by Sara B., a content creator based in the San Francisco area. When it comes to moving out of your parents’ house after college, young adults can have a difficult time,… Read More

Gentle Giant Improves Employee Wellness Education with CPR Class

At Gentle Giant, we like to say, “our product is our people.” It doesn’t matter the boxes we use or the trucks we drive – although we do love those purple trucks! At the end of the day, what does… Read More

How Much Should I Tip My Movers?

A common conundrum in the US service industry is gratuities – how much should we tip those who assist us? When you dine out or get a haircut, it is customary to tip, but what should you offer those who… Read More

Fight Post-Holiday Blues with a Fun & Flexible Job

The wrapping paper lies crumpled and discarded, the holly is brittle and dry, and you have said your goodbyes to extended family and friends in town for the season. All of this can only mean one thing: the holidays are… Read More

Gentle Giant Celebrates Employees’ Adventurous Spirit

As the holiday season begins, we would like to take a moment to thank our Gentle Giant movers and coworkers for being a wonderful group of creative, adventurous, giving individuals. With a flexible calendar system, focus on health and wellness, and a desire… Read More

5 Reasons to Move to Philadelphia

Located in Pennsylvania and known for the Liberty Bell, the iconic “Rocky” steps and the legendary Philly cheesesteak, Philadelphia is a fun, vibrant city full of history and culture. As the home to our Gentle Giant Philly location, there is… Read More

5 Reasons to Move to Washington D.C.

Aside from being the nation’s capital, filled with historical and cultural significance, Washington D.C. has plenty to offer its residents. Whether you want to kick back and enjoy a nice meal with loved ones, or learn something new by experiencing… Read More

5 Essentials for Your First Home

Editor's Note: The following is a guest post by Matt Jordan, a marketing professional and content creator. Moving into your first home is an exciting time; a space of your own comes with a sense of independence and new adventure.… Read More