Category Archives: Packing

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving Boxes

If you’re moving soon, you’ll have to do a lot of packing. It’s a fact of life. It’s not something you do every day, so it’s easy to make mistakes. Here are the top six mistakes to avoid when packing your boxes. Mistake #1: Packing Large Boxes with Heavy Items Let’s say you have a […]

Tips for Moving a Refrigerator the Right Way

Moving a refrigerator from one home to another isn’t exactly easy. In fact, many people opt to leave their fridge behind when moving, then buy a new one in the new digs. If you decide to take your fridge with you, don’t take on this challenge yourself, as you could damage the unit, not to […]

Best Way to Transfer Medical Records When Moving

Moving from one home to another involves more than uprooting your family and personal belongings. It also involves a complicated series of transitions that ranges from choosing new doctors to switching schools. Each one has to be carefully planned out in order for things to go smoothly. Whether you’re moving locally or over a long […]

7 Apartment Moving Hacks in Dallas

Moving from one apartment to the next can be an exciting adventure marking the latest chapter in your life. But it can also be one of the most stressful. Here at Around the Clock Moving & Storage, we know a thing or two about residential moves in and around Dallas. We’ll make it a little easier on […]

How to Protect Your Vacant Home

Vacant homes can mean the potential for disaster, especially if you still own it. Perhaps you purchased a new home and moved in already, but your old home hasn’t been sold yet. Or, maybe you’re going on an extended vacation for the summer. Even if you’re going away for a week, it’s important to safeguard your home to […]

What’s the Catch with Free Moving Boxes?

It’s nice not to have to pay for things once in a while — especially when you’re moving because there are so many expenses you have to worry about. But one area you shouldn’t cut corners on is packing. Boxes in particular. If you’ve ever moved before, you know cardboard boxes can be the biggest […]

To Pack or Not to Pack: That is the Question

Arguably the most challenging part of any move, packing can send even the most organized control freak into a tailspin. Not only do you have to get every room packed up completely, you have to do it the right way. But on top of that, you have to remember that many movers have a list of prohibited items they […]

Tips for Moving Your Garden

You may be moving your home, but who says you have to leave your garden? Why not take it with you (or least part of it)? After all, you’ve put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into your garden, only to leave it behind for the new owners to take over. The worst part […]

Your Guide to Professional Packing

Your household move is fast approaching and you’re starting to panic. How will you get everything packed in time? We’re here to ease your mind, give you pointers, and show you how to do get it done right. There are many considerations that go into packing, and one of those is time — or lack […]