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Category: Pack Like the Pros

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

Tips From the Pros: How to Move a Pinball Machine

With pinball making a huge resurgence across the country, Gentle Giant wants to make sure that these classic, beautiful machines stay damage-free while being transported. Oh, and we want the people moving them to be safe, too. At first glance, pinball… Read More

3 Ways Gentle Giant Keeps Your Kitchen Safe

We are proud to say that Gentle Giant Moving Company has perfected one of the toughest parts of a household move: packing a kitchen. If you decide to let Gentle Giant handle the Pack and Prep of your move, you… Read More

3 Packing Tips to Prepare for Your Upcoming Move

Whether you are moving down the block or across states, the biggest favor you can do for yourself is making sure you're prepared and organized before the moving trucks even pull up on your street. Here are three tips to… Read More