New Year, New Digs

New Year, New Digs

Ready to show off the #NewHouseNewYou for 2021? You’re not alone! Congratulations on the new home! As you enter into your fresh start, you’re probably excited, exhausted, and in need of a little direction. TNT Moving Systems has the best tips for moving in the new year, and some recommendations on what you may need post-move in the new house. For those centering their New Year’s resolutions around purchasing a house or moving, we also have you covered! TNT Moving Systems ... Read more

Packing Up and Transporting Your Holiday Feast!

We’re counting the final days to the end of the year this December at TNT Moving Systems! The winter holidays are a busy time of year, especially for holiday travel. You may be bringing food with you for others as you visit relatives and friends, and this year more than ever, you’ll want to ensure that you can travel with food safely, securely, and free from foodborne illness. We have advice on how to get food to your destination safely, whether ... Read more

How to Get Through the Holidays When Hosting Your In-Laws (And Maybe Even Enjoy It!)

For many of us, the holiday season is the most special time of year. Great food, lights, decorations, and quality time with loved ones are just a few things that we look forward to when November and December come around. However, as adults, we know that the holidays require hard work and that they can add even more stress to our everyday work and home lives, especially when the in-laws are involved. If you love your in-laws to death (or at least ... Read more
Halloween 2020 in Charlotte NC

Halloween 2020 Is Not Canceled—Just Different

So many things have drastically changed in 2020, so it should come as no surprise that Halloween will be quite different this year. Debates about which candy is best have been replaced with the question of whether or not it’s safe to participate in certain events and activities.  In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, traditional trick-or-treating—where kids don costumes and go house to house to ask for candy—will not be taking place in many places. But that doesn’t mean that trick-or-treating and ... Read more
Selling Your Big Brown Furniture

What To Do with Your Big Brown Furniture!

The change of seasons often brings on the freshening of our spaces. Whether you are moving homes before the start of a new school year, hitting sales and buying new furniture, or taking inspiration from Marie Kondo’s de-cluttering advice by assessing what sparks joy, and gently thanking and removing what no longer goes, you may be with a dilemma: what should you do with your large, heavy wood furniture you might no longer want?   From large dressers and armoires, to bookshelves and ... Read more
Power Outages in Summer

How To Make It Through Power Outages in the Summer

Picture this. After a strikingly hot and humid North Carolina summer day, with temperatures hitting 100 at the peak of the day, nighttime sees the temperatures falling to a slightly cooler 73 degrees. After turning off all the household appliances, minus motion-activated night lights and plugging in your cellphone to charge, you flip the switches off and head to bed. A perfect night’s rest might strike a delicate balance between a ceiling fan, 68-71 degrees on the thermostat, and the soft ... Read more
Back to School College Checklist

Back to School: College Moving Checklist

What you want to have for starting/going back to college (taking the current time/situation into consideration) Might have to work from dorm room Good desk, chair, laptop, lamp (all important for working remotely) Subject to lockdowns on campus How to create your own workspace in a dorm For students heading back to college the past few years, it was pretty easy to know what to expect. Freshman knew that they had to stock up on all the essentials while being limited ... Read more
Tips for Moving During Summer

Tips for Moving During the Summer

Found your next home and getting ready to move this summer? We have tips on best practices for moving in the summer, and at TNT Moving Systems, we know just how to make accommodations for the blazing hot and often humid, but gorgeous summer days here in Charlotte, NC. Are you planning to move between May 15th and August 31st? Did you know that 70% of all residential moving takes place between May and September? The estimated peak season for moving in the ... Read more
Tips in Changing School and Moving with Kids

Tips on Changing Schools and Moving Children

Moving to a new home is an exciting and unique time for a family! It produces new challenges and responsibilities for both the children and parents, and definitely conveys new meaning to the idea of thriving in uncertainty. Want to know the ins-and-outs for a smoother transition? TNT Moving Systems has gathered tips and best practices on changing schools and moving homes with children. Whether the house move is occurring mid-year or over summer break, changing new schools can bring on many ... Read more
TNT and the Coronavirus

We’re Open for Business! Tips for Moving During the Coronavirus Pandemic

No one needs to tell you that the novel coronavirus pandemic has made a significant impact on virtually every sector of industry and society in both the U.S. and abroad. The spread of the virus and its accompanying disease (COVID-19) has ramped up in previous months, and while it appears that the spread could be trending down soon, even the world’s leading experts are not sure of what the next several months will entail. What’s more, the CDC director, Robert Redfield, has ... Read more
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