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Category: Moving Tips

The Best Cities to Move to in 2022

Looking for a new place to plant your roots in 2022? The flexibility of working from home is giving many people the opportunity to relocate to their dream destination this year. For some that looks like the sunny beaches of… Read More

How to Move with Plants

Calling all plant parents! If you are anticipating a local or long-distance move and you are worried about what this will mean for your plants, fear not. The team at Gentle Giant have compiled a guide on how to move… Read More

What’s the Best Time of Year to Move to a New City?

For those looking for a fresh start in a different location, it’s completely normal to wonder when is the best time of year to move to a new city. There are times when choosing how soon to move are based… Read More

Moving Back to Brooklyn

During the early stages of the pandemic, many people in the workforce took advantage of working from home, if their job was able to accommodate remote flexibility. Across several cities, especially Brooklyn and Manhattan in New York City, it became… Read More

How to Dispose of Unwanted Items

Can I Donate or Recycle That? While packing and preparing for your local or long-distance move, there will likely be items you would prefer not to bring to your new residence. Whether it’s because you are looking for a replacement… Read More

Long-Distance Moving with Kids: 5 Ways to Make the Process Easier for the Whole Family

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest blog post written by Alison Lee, a creative content writer, prolific editor, and proofreader. Many families are eventually faced with the prospect of moving, which can be stressful for both adults and children… Read More

The Top 5 Best Cities to Move to During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The continued progression of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth many changes within the moving industry. Many people are moving to find more affordable accommodation, due to increased remote work flexibility, and others have relocated simply for a change of… Read More

5 Budget-Friendly Long-Distance Moving Tips

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest blog post from Jennifer Woodruff, a content creator based in Connecticut. Long-distance moving can be a stressful and complicated challenge, and the cost can add up quickly. When relocating far from home, it’s… Read More

5 Common Long-Distance Moving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

During the relocation process, your mind will be focused on so many moving parts (pun intended!) and logistical tasks, making it easy for certain details to slip your mind. It’s our goal at Gentle Giant to make sure everyone has… Read More

How to Prepare for an Interstate Move – 5 Helpful Tips

The process of planning for an interstate move is both exciting and overwhelming. Both local and interstate moves require careful organization and many logistical considerations, but an interstate move adds an extra layer of tasks, including adjusting to the culture… Read More