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Stuff a Truck – School Supply Drive

Stuff a Truck - School Supply Drive September 25-October 7, 2017 Attention to Detail Moving is partnering up with our local schools to gather essential school supplies for the kids in Texas that have been impacted by the devastation caused by hurricane Harvey. What We...

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Simi team steps up to help Texas in wake of Harvey

As originally posted by By Melissa Simon of the Simi Valley Acorn. ON TASK—Above, supplies from Simi Valley are ready to be delivered to residents of Woodsboro, Texas. At right, Simi volunteers join others in building a shelter for stray dogs. Courtesy of Colt Curtis...

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How To Pack Wine Glasses for Your Move

If you're moving into a new home and want to bring your favorite pieces of glassware with you, then you're probably already aware that moving glass without breaking it can be a difficult task. Luckily, good packing practices can help ensure that your wine, martini,...

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How Many People Does It Take to Move a Piano?

Pianos are elegant, beautiful, versatile—and heavy. If you've ever tried to move one of these instruments, you know that it's not the type of thing that can be done by a single person. But exactly how many people does it take to move a piano? The answer depends on a...

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Where to Get Free Cardboard Boxes

As you’re preparing for your move, you’ll undoubtedly need plenty of sturdy boxes. That being said, you’ll also undoubtedly need to do everything you can to save as much as possible on your move, which is why getting free cardboard boxes is a solid idea. With the help...

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What to Get Rid of When Moving

Moving is a great time to go through items and belongings and decide what to keep and what to get rid of, donate or simply throw away. Purging is good not only for your move, but your mood as well, keeping stress at bay. Here are a few suggestions from Attention to...

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5 Tips on Properly Managing Moving Stress

Even if you’re excited and looking forward to your move, that doesn’t mean the process isn’t without more than a little stress. Not only is Attention to Detail Moving here to help with the physical process of the move, we’d like to offer five tips to better handle the...

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5 Ways To Protect Your New Home Against Summer Allergens

Summertime is here again, which means the days are longer and allergens are out in full force. To keep from being cooped up this season plagued with sneezing, sniffling and a runny nose, there are five things you can do to protect your home as well as your peace of...

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5 Safety Tips For Moving Furniture

While it’s understandable to dread the moving process, it’s a process you’re better off diving into headfirst rather than drag your feet. When it comes time to move furniture, it’s vital you make sure you do so the right way both to avoid injury and to make sure your...

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Preparing Your Child For A Move

As you’re getting your house ready for your move, take out some time to prepare your kids for the transition. The reason it’s essential you get your kids ready is because they might not understand the reasons for moving, or they simply might not want to move. Use...

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Packing Tips for Busy Moms

Packing for a move can be stressful enough as it is, but adding kids into the mix can make the task feel like a herculean effort. Busy moms often need a bit of help when it comes to getting everything, including their kids, taken care of and ready for the move. Here...

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Moving Guide: How To Hook Up A Trailer Hitch

There’s a lot that goes into a move, and sometimes your current vehicle simply might not be large enough for your belongings. If you need to mount a trailer hitch, make sure you do it correctly for safety and for your general peace of mind. Read up on a few tips for...

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Smart Homes: How To Take Them With You When You Move

If you are like many people, you have smart home elements at use in your home. When it comes time to move, though, can you take your smart home with you? The answer is yes if you have a portable hub. Even without a portable hub, you may be able to still maintain your...

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Money Saving Tips For Your Long-Distance Move

Moving is often complicated when it involves moving a long distance. It’s simple to make multiple trips or handle forgotten things when you just move across town, but if you are moving to a whole new city or state, you have to be very organized. Not to mention, long...

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How To Pack for a Move Like a Pro

At Attention to Detail Moving, we have plenty of experience with moving, but you probably do not. Most people only move a handful of times in their lifetime, so packing is a foreign activity. Luckily, we are willing to share some tips with you to help you pack for a...

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5 Ways To Feel at Home in Your New Apartment

Moving to a new apartment can take some adjusting to. However, you don’t need to wait for months or years to pass before your new place begins to feel like home. There are some things you can do right now to make the place more comfortable and familiar. Decorate When...

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5 Things To Consider When House Hunting

When looking for a new home, you may see many different houses before you final settle on one. Throughout the house hunting process, though, there are many different variables and details to consider before you can make that final decision. Let’s look at five things...

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How to Make the Most of a Moving Sale

When a big move is on the horizon, you want to make things as easy as possible on yourself. There are plenty of ways to save money during this time, but you can also make some money by having a sale before you depart. A moving sale can lighten the load and fill up...

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What to Do With All of Your Food Before You Move

Whether you plan on moving long-distance or only a few blocks away, you want to make things easy on yourself. Having a lot of food, especially perishable items, to transport is not efficient. Here are some actions you can take to clear out your fridge and pantry. Eat...

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Tips for Moving in Bad Weather

You likely know you will have to move months in advance of the actual move-in date. While you can try to plan accordingly by moving in the spring or summer, you never know when extreme weather will come up. Stay up-to-date with weather updates the week before your...

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The Best Cities for Veterans to Move to in the USA

Los Angeles is a great place for veterans to live. In particular, Irvine is home to many employment opportunities that require specialized military skill sets. There is also a low unemployment rate for veterans in the area. However, there are plenty of great cities...

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The Art of Labeling Moving Boxes

Moving an entire home is no small feat, but there are ways you can minimize the chaos and add order to the task. Labeling in an organized fashion is one significant way. Here are a few tips to help you master the art of labeling your moving boxes.  Color Code The...

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Summer Versus Winter: When Should You Move?

Once you’ve made the decision to move, the decision when is the next variable in the equation. Even in mild climates you will find plenty of pros and cons for each. Here are a few things to consider when choosing between a summer or winter move. Weather Weather is one...

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Packing Tips for Moving in a Hurry

You hope that when you move you will have plenty of time to get everything in order. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Whether you have one week or less than 24 hours, a time may come when you will need to move out of a place fast. Do not stress. Instead,...

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How to Keep Your Move as Eco-Friendly as Possible

Moving to a new home is a big endeavor. It can take up a lot of time and resources, but you should still be mindful of your impact on the environment. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to make your move as efficient as possible without sacrificing quality. Hire...

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5 Things to Consider When Moving With Pets

Relocating with pets may add a whole new dimension to your move, but there is plenty you can do to reduce stress levels for both you and your furry friend. Here are five things to consider when moving with one or more pets.  Check Out Regulations, Laws, and Ordinances...

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5 Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Moving Company

You have enough on your plate when you are preparing to move. You can make things easier on yourself by leaving the heavy lifting to a professional moving company. There are certainly plenty around Los Angeles, but you should do your due diligence to find one you can...

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How To Save Money On Moving Supplies

So you’ve finally nailed your ideal job across the country or scored your dream home across town. Now comes the process of moving. But how can you save money when you’re moving on a tight budget? Here are some tips on how to save on costly moving supplies that you’ll...

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Moving To LA: Fun Things To Do When First Arriving

So you’ve finally moved to the City of Angels. You’re unpacked, situated, and took some time to de-stress from your move. Now what? Well, it’s time for an adventure and to explore your brand new city! Here are fun things to do when you first arrive in Los Angeles....

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Moving Tips: How To Pack Up Your Car

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, it’s essential to know how to utilize every inch of space in your car to not only pack all of your possessions, but also squeeze all of your passengers into your vehicle happily and safely. Prepare a Plan The...

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Moving Out Of Your Self Storage Place

The time has come to say goodbye to your self-storage unit. Whether you finally found a place to live or are planning on donating your unused and unwanted items, it’s important to tidy up your storage unit so you leave nothing behind, and so you leave it in good...

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How To Organize Your Garage In 3 Easy Steps

When it comes to spring cleaning in your home, your garage is one of the rooms most likely left on the back burner. Who wants to even try and tackle a garage filled with years and years of discarded, stored and unwanted items? But have no fear! Getting your garage...

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Best Time of Day To Move In Los Angeles

Are you thinking about moving to the City of Angels? Then there are a couple of things that you should know. No, not everybody is an actor/waiter. And yes, the tacos are really that yummy. While moving to Los Angeles can seem daunting, especially if you’re not...

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Best Places To Eat While Moving In: LA Edition

Welcome to the City of Angels! Now that you’re done moving, unpacking, and are all settled in, it’s time to grab some grub. Since you just moved, you may be strapped for cash. But you’re in luck! Los Angeles offers plenty of affordable restaurants that cater to any...

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Moving Essentials With Children

Moving is stressful anyway but adding kids into the mix will be making you want to sit back with a cold beer before 10am in the hopes of warding off a nervous breakdown. But don’t fret – we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re moving across town or across the country,...

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What Should I Save To Buy After I Move?

Chances are after you’ve moved, you got rid of a lot of junk that you didn’t want or need to make room for the new. In order to really love the space you’ll be living in for years to come, you’ve got to make it your own, and that means buying a few new items. Here are...

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Los Angeles Moving Guide: What To Expect

Los Angeles Moving Guide: What To Expect Are you deciding on whether to move to Los Angeles? Great! There are things you should know before making your way over to this densely populated city. Los Angeles is a county with many cities and suburbs within it. It...

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Moving To Los Angeles Alone And How To Meet New People

Moving To Los Angeles Alone And How To Meet New People Moving to a new city can be nerve-wracking. You have just transplanted yourself from elsewhere, and must be looking for some new friends to do stuff with. How are you going to do that? Here are some great ways you...

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Moving To Los Angeles: Where The Locals Go

Moving To Los Angeles: Where The Locals Go If you just moved to Los Angeles, you’re probably wondering where the locals like to hang out. LA is a big place with lots of things to do. Here are some places where Angelenos like to gather: Breakfast Places Restaurants...

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Moving To Los Angeles Without A Job

Moving To Los Angeles Without A Job I know how scary it can be to move to Los Angeles without a job. I’ve done it. Uprooting yourself to another city, especially a big one like Los Angeles carries risks. What if you don’t land a job right away? Where are you going to...

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Must-See Attractions When You First Move To Los Angeles

Must-See Attractions When You First Move To Los Angeles There are plenty of must-see attractions to visit when you first move to Los Angeles. It’s such a large, spread out city that you will find plenty of things to do. Here are some places I would recommend you check...

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Tips For Moving With Young Children

Tips For Moving With Young Children Moving to Los Angeles from elsewhere can be a quite a process. Moving is usually not something we look forward to because of all of the logistics involved. If you are moving to LA with young children, it can be even more...

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Why Los Angeles May Be The Perfect Place For You

Why Los Angeles May Be The Perfect Place For You Los Angeles is such a large, sprawling metropolis filled with lots of places to go and things to do. It is a great town to be in, especially if you’re in your 20s and 30s. Meeting New People There are close to ten...

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How To Avoid Traffic During The Tourist Season

How To Avoid Traffic During The Tourist Season The summer months of June, July, and August are when most tourists come to visit, which makes sense because a lot of kids are on summer vacation. However, the best time to visit LA is in the fall and the spring, when the...

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Best Los Angeles Neighborhoods For Families

Best Los Angeles Neighborhoods For Families If you have a young family with children, you’re probably wondering which areas of Los Angeles would be best to raise your kids in. When considering which areas to live, think about the school system, parks and recreation,...

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Tips To Get Rid Of Clutter Before A Move

Tips To Get Rid Of Clutter Before A Move All homeowners understand what it’s like when you’re moving to a brand-new home and filled with excitement over redecorating your shiny new pad. As soon as the rush of happiness dulls, reality sets in as you look around at all...

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What To Expect On Moving Day

What To Expect On Moving Day So, all of your possessions are in boxes, and you’ve locked down a new pad to live in. Now what? If you have never moved before, it can seem like a stressful undertaking. To alleviate your anxiety, here is what to expect on moving day: The...

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Tips For Moving Into An Upstairs Apartment

Tips For Moving Into An Upstairs Apartment Moving always causes stress. But if you’re moving into a second-floor or third-floor walk-up without an elevator, it can seem like an unobtainable goal to get your possessions, especially your large furniture, up those...

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Organizing Tips & Tricks: Unpacking After a Move

Organizing Tips & Tricks: Unpacking After a Move You’ve had your full-service moving company lug the last box into your new pad. After the dust of the move has settled, it’s time to start unpacking and setting up your new home. But where do you start? Here are a few...

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How To Create Your Own Packing Timeline

How To Create Your Own Packing Timeline Trust us, we understand how stressful moving can be. From sorting through your stuff and hiring an affordable moving company, to packing up your items, the process can take a toll on you, both financially and emotionally. That’s...

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How To Not Get Stressed During A Move

How To Not Get Stressed During A Move Whether you are following your dreams across the country, or you have found your dream home across town, uprooting and moving all of your possessions can be a stressful experience. However, with the proper preparation and...

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How To: Tackle Packing Up Your Garage

How To: Tackle Packing Up Your Garage When it comes to packing before a big move, most folks don’t tackle the garage until the last minute. People often put it off due to the sheer amount of stuff that has accumulated in it over the years, such as tools, yard...

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How To Budget For A Move

How To Budget For A Move Saying something, and actually doing it, are two totally different things. This theory applies to almost every type of budgeting, including budgeting for a move. Do you want to know how to get more bang for your buck, and make every last one...

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Additional Services You Should Look For In A Moving Company

Additional Services You Should Look For In A Moving Company Are you in the process of moving? Hiring a full-service moving company can be a tedious job, especially if you do not know what you are looking for. Here are some tips on what to look for in a moving company:...

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5 Tips For Moving Valuables

5 Tips for Moving Valuables [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]If moving doesn’t cause you enough stress already, the idea of moving all of your valuables can be even more troubling. Items such as antiques, dishes, and family heirlooms, need to be handled carefully, as...

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Moving Across Country Checklist

Moving Across Country Checklist You’re moving cross country and trying to remember everything, from dates and schedules, to organizing your arrival, and somehow the boxes keep multiplying. Well, moving cross country doesn’t have to be a drag as long as you have the...

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Dos And Don’ts Of Moving A Piano

Dos and Don'ts of Moving a Piano Because moving a piano is such a complex and involved process, you will need to think seriously about every facet of this endeavor well before you begin to transport this equally complicated instrument. The best advice is to always...

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The History of Veterans Day

As a military inspired company, we believe it’s important to not only celebrate National Holidays but to understand why we celebrate them

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Consider storage options when you move

Whether you are a business owner or person that is changing homes, a move can be a complex operation that may require services that go beyond the transportation of property. In the relocation of a business or a family, storage is one point that many people will need...

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Should I have my house packed by professionals?

When a person or family relocates, you have a number of jobs that need to be done in order to get prepared for the move. Most people already have experience with the difficulties that can come with moving, so they are more likely to hire a professional moving service...

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Preparing your home for a move

When an individual relocates, there is a lot that goes into moving from one home to the next. For many people, they get focused on the ideas of what they are going to do with the new home, and the process of packing and transporting all of their possessions. These are...

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The 22 Push up challange

To Help Raise Awareness for the 22 Veterans who take their own lives each day. Please help us spread the word and together we can support our troops and make a positive difference in someone’s life!

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Tips for Labeling Boxes When You Move

If you are moving in or around the Los Angeles area, there is a lot to be excited about; most moves are the result of acquiring a new home, which should call for a celebration. However, most people do not look forward to the actual process of moving. Packing and...

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Moving Company

In Orange County and around Southern California, there are a lot of companies that offer moving services. That said, the consumer should not think that all of these companies are equal. While the majority of movers operate in an ethical and above the board manner,...

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Wrapping for a Move

Wrapping items for a move can make the difference. Watch this video to find out the right way to wrap.

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Getting Ready to Move

When you find a new place and schedule a move, the excitement quickly wears off as you realize that you have so much to do to get prepared. Some people may try to put it out of mind and worry about it at the last moment, but this is only going to make things even...

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Packing Tips

Two if the most important elements for a successful move are setting a plan and being adequately prepared. In our experience at Attention to Detail Moving, we have seen the difference that good packing can make. Planning to pack smart will not only help to ensure that...

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