Archive for On Moving Day

Tips for Moving with Toddlers

Although you may be frazzled and stressed preparing for your upcoming move, it is important to hold it together for the sake of your toddlers, the little people. They feed off of your energy. If you act stressed around them and treat the moving process like a burden, they will be stressed and anxious too! Instead, […]

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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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Moving Day and Your Air Conditioner

The resident Customer Service Ninja at Great Day Moving is at it again. It’s sure hot out there right now!! Don’t get me wrong the longer the snow shovel stays in the attic, the happier I am but this heat is breathtaking. I had a conversation with a customer the other day about moving day […]

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How the Moving Team Loads a Truck

Recently, one of our moving teams assisted a client with his one bedroom apartment move from Kansas City, Missouri to Grandview, Missouri. For this apartment move, our moving team literally needed all the cubic space inside the moving truck because he had MORE BOXES OF BOOKS than we’ve seen in a long time! Luckily, our […]

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Tips for Moving in Winter and Cold Weather

Wintertime is upon us in the Kansas City area. Moving day can be stressful and overwhelming and relocating in the winter can put some people over the top. Here are a few helpful moving tips to remember when moving in winter and when hiring a professional moving company to assist you.

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Senior Relocation: A Stressful Transition in Life

As professional movers, we understand the special considerations when it comes to assisting an elderly client with their move into a retirement community. Here are several factors to keep in mind if you are ever called to assist a family member with their transition into a retirement community.

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Thoughts From a Ninja…Pets and Moving Day!

There are some instances in which having my dog around just aren’t practical, moving day is one of those times. Trust me, from past experience, you will want to put your family pet in its cage or kennel for the duration of the relocation. Do not let them roam free during your move. With moving technicians continually trekking in or out of your home loading and unloading your belongings

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Thoughts From a Ninja…A Few Tips on Tipping The Movers!!

Hello there again cyber land! It is I, the resident Customer Service Ninja discussing the ins and outs of tipping your movers. Consumers put a lot of confidence in the professional movers they hire, which is why the good ones are valued far above the rest. It is also why we pride our service on […]

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Closing on a New Home and Moving on the Same Day

Today I want to talk about one of the biggest causes of stress and frustration for people on moving day – closing on a new home and moving in on the same day. I know on the surface this seems like a very efficient use of your time but take it from me it is a BAD IDEA!

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What If You Don’t Want the Movers To Do Everything?

The truth is, as the paying customer, you have the option to hire a service-provider to do as little or as much as you would like them to do. For example, if you hire a lawn care service and only want them to mow but not edge the sidewalk, then this should be acceptable. Or […]

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