Posts Tagged: The Move

How to Safely Move a Couch Between Apartments
How to Safely Move a Couch Between Apartments

How to Safely Move a Couch Between Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving tends to get a bit messy sometimes, and it’s not uncommon for decorations, dishes, and even pieces of furniture to be broken or ruined in the process. While this might not be a huge deal for some smaller items, it’s important to make sure you protect large, expensive pieces like your couch. Moving a…
Hosting a Housewarming in Your First Apartment? 5 Gifts to Ask For
Hosting a Housewarming in Your First Apartment? 5 Gifts to Ask For

Hosting a Housewarming in Your First Apartment? 5 Gifts to Ask For

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hosting a housewarming party can be one of the best ways to get a jumpstart on turning your first apartment into a great place to live. Guests will often bring a present to a housewarming, but what if they ask you what they should bring? Here are five great gifts to ask for at your…
Moving: What Should Go in Your Car Instead of the Moving Truck?
Moving: What Should Go in Your Car Instead of the Moving Truck?

Moving: What Should Go in Your Car Instead of the Moving Truck?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re moving out for the first time and you have a decent-sized car, it’s likely that you’ll be able to fit all your belongings in your vehicle with you, but otherwise, you’ll probably need to rent a moving truck. A moving truck can be a helpful way to transport more items than you could…
How Early Should You Start the Apartment Hunt?
How Early Should You Start the Apartment Hunt?

How Early Should You Start the Apartment Hunt?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hunting for a new apartment can be a long and somewhat stressful process, so it’s important to give yourself enough time to find something great before it’s time to move out of your current apartment. If you’re living in or moving to your first apartment and you don’t have much experience with this search, how…
How to Safely Pack Framed Art for a Move
How to Safely Pack Framed Art for a Move

How to Safely Pack Framed Art for a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Framed artwork can be awkward to pack and move, as it can be easily ruined and doesn’t stack particularly well. With the right strategies, however, you can get your framed artwork to your new apartment safely, so keep reading for everything you need to know. Consider removing artwork from the frame One way to better…
How to Pack Your TV for a Move
How to Pack Your TV for a Move

How to Pack Your TV for a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When moving into or out of your first apartment, one item to be particularly aware of is your TV. Flatscreen TVs can be expensive and easy to break, so taking the time and effort to properly protect yours is worthwhile. Read on below to learn how to properly pack your TV for a move. Clean…
How to Stay Organized Before You Move
How to Stay Organized Before You Move

How to Stay Organized Before You Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re moving into or out of your first apartment, keeping organized can help to take the headache out of the whole process. A disorganized mess will make moving into your new apartment a serious pain, while nicely packed and labeled boxes make moving in a breeze. With that being said, how do you stay…
The Ultimate Cross-Country Move Checklist
The Ultimate Cross-Country Move Checklist

The Ultimate Cross-Country Move Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving across the country can be a fantastic adventure, but it can also be rough if you don’t plan effectively. There’s a ton of planning involved in making a cross-country move, and this helpful guide will outline the most important things to remember. Read on below! Moving equipment and supplies When making a cross-country move,…
How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move
How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move

How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving across the country can be a big life step, but it can be a long and complicated process. Between finding a new apartment, packing, and making the drive to officially move in, there’s a lot involved in a cross-country move. Read on below for everything you need to know to pack effectively for your…
Moving from a Small Town to a Big-City First Apartment? Here’s How to Adjust
Moving from a Small Town to a Big-City First Apartment? Here’s How to Adjust

Moving from a Small Town to a Big-City First Apartment? Here’s How to Adjust

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re preparing to move or you’re already settled in, a move away from home to a new apartment can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re moving to a big city for the first time. Between nervousness to meet people, homesickness, and safety concerns, moving away can be a big task emotionally. Read on below for…