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Category: Pack Like the Pros

5 Tips for Moving in the Rain

We know the upcoming April showers bring May flowers, but we would be more than happy to do without rain on moving day! Since the weather can be a bit unpredictable, especially in New England, it helps to feel prepared… Read More

5 Tips for a Smooth Winter Move

In an ideal world, your moving day would fall on a perfectly sunny day, with no ice or snow to distract you from transporting all your precious belongings into your new home. Unfortunately, the weather can be unpredictable, especially at… Read More

Gentle Giant to Host “Green Moving Month” in November

This November, Gentle Giant will be hosting a Green Moving Month to reduce environmental impact and save our customers money. Throughout the month, we will only be using and selling used moving boxes. Customers who would like to opt out… Read More

How to Downsize When Moving Into a New Home

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by John Dawson of North American Van Lines about how to downsize when moving into a new home.   Do you have an abundance of old things cluttering up the closets and storage in your home?… Read More

Your Ultimate Summer Packing Playlist

You’ve set the date, you know your location, and you’ve secured your moving company. Congratulations! Now, it’s time to start figuring out your packing strategy. Looking around your home and seeing the volume of items you need to pack can… Read More

7 Tips for Office Moving

Gentle Giant is a full-service moving company, which means we service moves of all types, not just residential moves. We are more than happy to help with commercial moving, since we can make the transition easier for both you and… Read More

Gentle Giant Launches Top Box, a new materials program

Gentle Giant is proud to announce the rebranding of its materials department from Box Xpress to Top Box, as of April 2017. The former title for the Gentle Giant materials department, Box Xpress, was created in the late 1990s. Prior… Read More

6 Ways to Prepare for Professional Movers

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from T-Square Real Estate Services, a local property management company located in Seattle, about preparing for professional movers. Even though finding a rental property in Seattle can be tasking and units are expensive, the city is… Read More

How to Declutter Before Moving

Want to save money on moving costs? Instead of stuffing your dreaded clutter in a box, sort through it, donate it or get rid of it! Moving is prime time to start fresh. Farewell, business suits you haven’t worn since the… Read More

10 Moving and Downsizing Tips for Senior Citizens

Moving senior citizens, retirees and the elderly has become one of our specialty services. Baby-boomers are faced with downsizing themselves, while simultaneously transitioning their parents to one of the many types of senior housing. Here are Gentle Giant's 10 Helpful Moving… Read More