Archive for Moving Preparation

Tips for Storage in Kansas City

When looking for storage in Kansas City, it’s important to weigh your options and all their benefits. Whether you are renting a self-storage unit at a static location, loading everything you own into a portable storage container, or looking for specialty climate-controlled storage in Kansas City, we have some tips for you. Here are 3 […]

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Hiring Movers in Overland Park

We know that hiring movers in Overland Park can be a daunting task, especially when you’re not sure who to trust or listen to. This is why we seek to be as transparent and honest with our clients up front so they can make an educated decision when hiring movers to move their precious belongings […]

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3 Dangers of Hiring an Uninsured Moving Company

Although the moving industry is regulated by both federal and state governments, there are still companies in today’s economy that operate under the radar of regulation. They do so by not properly insuring their business, employees, or your belongings when in their care. The reasons are obvious: reduce overhead by not spending valuable dollars on […]

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Preparing for Moving Day: 2 Common Questions

Most new clients – those moving for the first time or those who haven’t moved in a very long time – have similar concerns that we seek to address during the booking process. We even have various resources you can find here to help in preparing for moving day and to save money when moving. […]

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Understanding Man-Hours In Moving

Since we are an hourly rate moving company, our moving estimates are based on the number of man-hours projected to complete each move. Based on the hundreds of relocations our professional moving crews have completed in the past, we have a basic starting point for the man-hours required for a particular size job. So, whether […]

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Moving Amidst a Breakup or Divorce

In a perfect scenario all parties involved in a breakup or divorce would be able to act rationally and cordially. But in the real world we know that moving on is filled with emotions, pain, and stress. As if moving isn’t stressful enough now add the burden of a breakup or divorce on top of […]

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Do I Need an Onsite Estimate When Moving?

Great Day Moving has provided professional moving services for close to 20 years now. With that amount of time and experience in the moving industry, we have a good idea on the resources and time required to complete your move. In this blog, we hope to shed some light on when you need an onsite […]

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Buy Local, Even Your Moving Company

Over the last few years American Express has invested in a marketing campaign called Small Business Saturday which is the Saturday after Black Friday to promote the “buy local” movement. When people think about “shop local” they typically think of small, locally-owned retailers or restaurants, but often overlook locally-owned and operated service companies. Here are […]

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4 Common Moving Scams

Doing things right, taking pride in your work, and neighborly concern are concepts that our grandparents talk about from the golden days. But these values are not always present in our everyday transactions. Relocating is already a significant event in most people’s lives and the different aspects that need to be juggled can seem daunting. […]

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4 Tips to Get Moved & Stay Married

Moving can be an exciting time in a relationship. It can mark the beginning of an exciting adventure, a new chapter in your life, or even a new city, home, or job. But moving can also cause an enormous amount of strain and stress on a relationship. Here are 4 tips to help you stay married and get moved.

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