How to Pick and Pack the Right Box For Your Items

Imagine with me, for a moment, the perfect world. In the moving industry, one aspect of the perfect world would the use of one, universal box for moving. Wouldn’t it also be nice if we could pack all of our items in the box they came in, packing...

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3 Years!

July 1st, 2021 – the day we celebrate 3 years in business. Reflecting back to where and how we started, it is crazy to think about how far we have gotten in 1,096 days. I started Stress Free Moving Services after purchasing Big Bertha. Big Berta...

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How To: Create a Business That Serves a Need

Stress Free Moving Services started as a two-man show: my brother and me. We would help people we knew move. Honestly, we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. Stress Free Moving Services was born out of the desire to help others. In the...

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How To Book Your Appointment Ahead of Time

In the same way you schedule an appointment to go to the doctor or for car repairs, it is also important to call ahead of time and make an appointment to hire movers. Time is one of the most precious things we all have, and the moving company you hire...

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How To: Pack the Truck

If you have ever moved by yourself before, you know the jigsaw puzzle that can come with packing your vehicle. The frustration is certainly real, we see you. But what if I told you that you could move without the frustrating challenge of packing your...

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How To: Move Fragile Items - the Grand Father Clock

When it comes to moving you fragile items, we understand that it can feel a bit scary. There is so much that you are worried about: don’t bump items into the walls, making sure items don’t break during the move, how to properly wrap and...

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The Importance of Organizing Your Move

You’ve made the decision and you’ve secured your moving company (wink wink Stress Free Moving wink wink) – you’re moving! Yay! It’s exciting!! But what happens when the excitement wear off and you are left to...

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Separating what to keep and what is JUNK!

Some people do not realize how much stuff they accumulate in their home until it is time to move. I hear and see it all the time. "it's just a few things" or "wow I didn’t realize how much I really had." Some people will...

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The Importance of Labeling Boxes

Have you ever moved? Moved houses, moved buildings? Moved anything that required packing your belongs into boxes? Chances are – you are nodding your head yes. And you might also be nodding your head in agreement when I say that moving can be a...

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The View from Up Here

The Grand Rapids Skyline offers a powerful image of the city. To see the growth of downtown has been magnificent to say the least. I have lived here my whole life and never expected to see how fast this city has grown. Recently, I got a call for a...

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How To Hold A Successful Moving Sale

Before your move, you may find it beneficial to have a moving sale.  This allows you to get rid of unwanted items and earn some extra money. Here are some tips to help you hold a successful moving sale. Depending on the amount of time you have...

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How To Prepare Your Items For Storage

There may be a time or situation where you will use a storage facility to keep items safe. This could be before, during, or after a move. When it comes to storing your items, the number one tip for efficiency: Label and keep all your boxes together...

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Tips for A More Efficient Move

There are some things you can do to have a more efficient and smoother move.  Pre-plan: Know what items you are keeping and which items will be donated or thrown away. Packing: Pack first: items used least Color code boxes - Color...

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Buffalo in Michigan?

One fun thing about traveling for work is seeing new cities, towns and yes – even at times wild animals. This past week we had a moving job in Freemont, Michigan. For those unfamiliar with Freemont, it is about an hour away from Grand Rapids,...

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How to Save Money on Your Next Move

Are you looking to lower the cost of your next move? Here are some helpful tips and tricks for you and your family to keep cost down and stress low. 1. Have everything boxed up and ready to go. Plan your time and packing in advance. While some people...

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Tips for Pet-Friendly Moves!

Wondering how to take the stress out of pet friendly moves? Here are three ways to move with pets and relieve some of your stress in the process! 1. Have a familiar designated space for your pet with plenty of toys. 2. Keep your pets occupied with...

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