Professional Packing Tips

Stop throwing random items in random boxes and start packing in a way that makes it easy to find what you need when you get to your new location. We have been packing for 70 years and have some useful tips to offer you!

Four Week Move Planning Checklist

Four Week Move Planning Checklist

Four weeks before you move

▢   Call Piepho Moving & Storage or your local Allied Van Lines Agent and schedule your move.
▢   Tour your house and decide which items should be discarded or donated to charity …

12-Week Move Planning Checklist

12-Week Move Planning Checklist

Planning ahead to make sure you’re ready for moving day couldn’t be easier with
our three month moving checklist. Whether your move is local, long distance, or
international, use this checklist to help …

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Residential Moving Questions Answered
As Allied Van Lines agents, our move coordinators at our four Piepho Moving & Storage offices get asked a lot of great questions from our local and long-distance moving customers …

Moving & Packing Checklist

Moving & Packing Checklist

Regardless of whether you’re relocating an entire house or a small apartment, moving can take a lot of effort. Determining the proper packing materials for moving to purchase and knowing how to correctly pack …

Fees and regulations? Learn about the differences between intrastate moves and interstate moves.

Fees and regulations? Learn about the differences between intrastate moves and interstate moves.

What Is the Difference Between an Intrastate Move and an Interstate Move?
Where you move and how far you move are factors that effect not only moving cost, but also who handles your move and …

How to avoid unexpected fees from your moving company.

How to avoid unexpected fees from your moving company.

How To Avoid Extra Fees From Your Residential Moving Company
If you receive an estimate from your residential moving company prior to your move, how is it that your final bill can be higher than …

Hazardous and perishable items: know what not to pack on moving day.

Hazardous and perishable items: know what not to pack on moving day.

What Not to Pack on Moving Day
Learn what items are safe for your movers to pack on the truck. For instance, what about batteries, fertilizer or cleaning fluids? Are they safe? And what to …

How to file a claim for lost or damaged items

How to file a claim for lost or damaged items

Learn How To File A Claim For Lost Or Damaged Items

While all good professional moving companies work hard to keep your belongings safe, there will be the occassional mishap. What do you do if …

What are all those documents for? Moving papers and terminology explained

What are all those documents for? Moving papers and terminology explained

Moving Papers & Terminology

Find out what contracts you’ll need to sign and what the terminology means before the stress of moving day kicks in.

Moving Terminology

Moving terminology can be confusing for those not …

More Free Tools and Resources

Plan every aspect of your upcoming move with our library of professional tools and resources.

Commercial Moving

Discover the latest tips, tricks, and information for seamlessly completing any commercial move.

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Corporate Moving

Use these articles to learn more about what to expect and how to prepare for any corporate move.

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Frequently Asked Moving Questions

Have questions about a move? Check out the most common questions we hear, and answers based on our experience.

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Guide to International Moving

Passports. Customs. Transportation. Discover everything you need to know to relocate yourself and your belongings anywhere in the world.

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Long-Distance Moving

Equip yourself for a move across the country or the state with our best long-distance moving resources and support.

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Moving Checklists

Prepare for your move with useful checklists that help you ensure you have thought of everything.

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Moving Storage Guides

Read our moving storage guides for the information you need to store items before, during or after a move.

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Movings Tips Videos

See some of our best tips in action with these helpful videos.

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Packing Tips

Pack efficiently and stay organized with our experience-based packing tips.

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Residential Moving Guide

Move locally with confidence with our guide focused on the tips, tricks, data, and suggestions that can ease your move.

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