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Helping a Senior Move Homes

Moving the Elderly: 9 Tips for Helping Your Senior Loved One Move

Transitioning to a new home can present unique challenges for seniors and their families. Not only do they need to figure out how to downsize their belongings, but also how to choose the right type of home and move their items. Taking care of such tasks can get overwhelming quickly — from organizing furniture in the right place, packing boxes with carefully selected items, or finding the best donation bin near you. Knowing how to help your senior loved one move and ... Read more
Music To Move By

Best Music for Your Move: 60s, Country, Rock, and More!

Moving is always a hassle. There's the packing, the lifting, the hauling, the unpacking... the list goes on. And if you're moving to a new city, there's also the added stress of adjusting to a new home and community. But there is one simple way to make the entire process a little bit easier: music. Music has the power to boost our mood, increase our energy levels, and help us to stay focused. So whether you're packing boxes or driving to your ... Read more
Labor Shortage in Moving Industry

Handling a Move From All Sides: How To Manage Post-Pandemic Stress and Avoid Paying More

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every industry in one way or another. The moving industry is no different. As if moving homes wasn't stressful enough already, the pandemic caused countless shut-downs, labor shortages, and other problems that affected moving companies and clients alike. Fortunately, T-N-T Moving Systems has managed to keep its pre-pandemic staff along the way while helping many residents in the Carolinas (and beyond) move homes with minimal stress. In this blog post, we'll discuss how the pandemic has ... Read more
College Move Out Charlotte NC

Your College Kid Is Staying Home: What To Do With Their Stuff

Your college kid moved back for the summer and has decided to take an extended break and stay home. Or, maybe they've enrolled in an online program and don't need to move away to study. Either way, you have all their belongings in your house. What will you do will all the extra stuff? Many parents are eager to clear up space once their son or daughter reaches college age, especially if they're the youngest child. And if your kid is moving ... Read more
Best Cities to Take Your Family

12 Most Family-Friendly Cities in North Carolina and the U.S.

Nothing is more rewarding than raising a family, but it’s also quite stressful. There’s always something to worry about, whether it’s choosing the right school for your kids, making sure they get enough sunshine and physical activity, or finding a job that allows you to balance work and life.  Where you live significantly influences your family’s well-being. Most parents don’t want to raise their kids in a big city, but living too far in the country can require a lengthy commute, meaning ... Read more
How to Move During Peak Moving Season

Moving During the Peak Season? Get Ready for the Rush With These Moving Preparation Tips

We’re in the hottest months of the year, but it is still the most popular time to move homes. Among many other reasons, kids are out of school. And the demand for movers rises anytime school is out.  It’s always important to make thorough preparations when moving houses, but it’s downright crucial during the peak moving season. Not only is it the busiest time of year for movers, but the heat can make even the most minor mishaps frustrating! Let’s discuss some ... Read more
Storage Unit Tips Charlotte

How to Protect Your Storage Items in the Summer

Do you have belongings you don’t have room for in your current home but you’re not ready to part with? Maybe you have collectibles passed down through the family or home decor that you’re waiting to use in a future home. Perhaps you need to get some things out of your house while you sell your home and move to another one.  Keeping your belongings in a climate-controlled storage unit is the safest, most convenient way to protect them when you can’t ... Read more
College Move Out Tips Charlotte

Essential Tips for Helping Your College-Bound Kid Move Out

The spring semester will be over before you know it. If your son or daughter is bound for college, chances are you want to help them organize and plan for the big move so they’re not overwhelmed when August arrives.  While a successful relocation requires many steps, you’ll be OK if you abide by this one principle: The sooner you start preparing, the smoother the experience will be for everyone involved. Below, TNT Moving Systems provides a timeline for your child’s move. We also ... Read more
Moving Tips Charlotte NC

Ultimate Guide to Preparing for a Move and Why You Should Donate

As exciting as moving to your dream home can be, it also comes with an element of stress. Sifting through and packing your belongings, learning about your new neighborhood, arranging utilities and repairs in your new home, and a million other tasks can weigh you down pretty quickly.   But here’s the thing: If you know what to expect, you can strategize your move and prepare ahead of time. Then, you will have a much smoother experience with minimal headaches.  TNT Moving Systems knows moving, ... Read more
Tips for Moving in 2022

Moving in 2022: What to Expect and How to Prepare

For many people, 2021 was just as challenging as 2020. Along with an ongoing pandemic, Americans dealt with supply chain catastrophes, turbulent politics, and many other issues. Virtually every city, household, and industry was impacted, including the moving industry.  Naturally, there was a lot of relocation going on in 2021. According to a Move.org survey, about 20% of Americans moved to different homes, and 20% of that population relocated to another state. The reasons for moving vary from economics to politics to COVID-19 state ... Read more
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