Tips to Consider if You’re Moving with Older Family Members

As residential movers that serve NJ, we know that for many people who are moving and are over the age of 65, that it can be an intimidating ordeal. In fact, for many people who’ve lived at the same place their entire lives, packing up and moving to a new home—whether it’s to another street, town, or big city—can cause the senior citizen’s body and mind to feel stressed. [Read more…]

5 Things You Should Do After You Move into Your New Home

Here at UMEX Moving & Storage, we recognize that while moving to a different city or state offers new opportunities, it can also be a stressful time for many because they may not know what to do immediately after they arrive, or which tasks to tackle first. [Read more…]

3 Tips to Help You Have Stress-free Move During the Holidays

As a company that offers moving, packaging, and storage services in NJ, we know that one of the most stressful times of the year to move will always be around and during the holiday season. In fact, we know that moving can be stressful just because it is (no matter when you are moving), but the holidays can often make it extra difficult. This time of the year is stressful because you not only need to make sure you get your holiday shopping and decorating done, but it’s stressful because the weather can be unpredictable (if you’re moving to or from somewhere that receives a lot of rain or snow). [Read more…]

3 Tips to Help Ensure You Have the Best Winter Moving Experience

As a company that has been offering both moving and storage services in NJ for the past several years, we know how tough it can be to move to a new home during the fall and winter season. To help ensure you have the best, as well as a safe time moving to your new home during these two often very cold seasons, here are some tips you can keep in mind:

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5 Easy Tips That Can Help You Have the Perfect Move

Even though some people will have an easier time moving than others, there is no doubt that it’s always a little bit stressful. To make your move as least stressful—and perfect as possible—here are some tips you can keep in mind after you purchase your dream home.

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What is a First Night Box, and Why Should You Consider Making One?

Is this your first time moving into a new apartment or home all by yourself? Getting through the first night in your new residence can be difficult if you don’t have the right supplies, and also frustrating if this is your first experience moving.

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3 Reasons to Choose a Professional Moving Service

Even though moving can be a breeze for some, there is no doubt that it can be one of the most complicated things a family or individual will ever have to do. To reduce the stress and responsibilities that come along with moving, you might want to consider a moving company.

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How to Make Your Move Go Smoothly

Are you about to move somewhere new? Maybe you’re going across the street to a bigger home, or across the United States to move in with the love of your life. Whatever the reason is and wherever you’re going, the only factor that’s constant is the fact that the move is going to be pretty stressful. You have to pack boxes and lift heavy things and make sure fragile items don’t get broken. Luckily, there is a way to prevent all of that from overwhelming you. And no, it’s not hiding under your bed in the fetal position and sucking your thumb. It’s hiring a moving company in Philadelphia and other local areas to help you with everything that makes you want to pull out your hair. UMEX Moving & Storage is an experienced NJ moving and storage company that can handle the transportation and heavy lifting for you. Here is how to make your move go smoothly:

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How to Wrap Fragile and Delicate Items

Many people can find this to be very intimidating, but that shouldn’t be the case. First thing you need to accomplish is getting your supplies set up.

The most important supply to protect your fragile glassware is packing paper, and lots of it! Ample packing paper is well worth it when you consider the cost of a sheet of paper versus your fragile dishware, the paper is well worth it. It’s also important to know what kind of box to use. The best box for packing fragile items is a 5.2 (because they hold 5.2 cubic feet), otherwise known as a china barrel. It’s designed to protect china as its name states. Inside the box make sure to have a full layer of paper rolls to act as shock absorbing bumpers at the bottom.

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