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Packing Tips Charlotte

Pack like a Pro: Realistic Packing 101 with TNT Moving Systems

  Moving can seem super overwhelming, and making calls about what to pack and how to pack can be even harder! Learn to pack like the professionals with tips from TNT Moving Systems.   Make a plan, and stick to it! Know your moving date, and plan weeks ahead. There’s no set timeline on when you should start packing or how long it might take – it really just depends on the goals you set for yourself. One of the best ways to tackle packing ... Read more
Tips for Having a Roommate

Taking the Next Steps: Roomies?

If you find yourself in young adulthood struggling to independently afford rent, you’re not alone. In the city of Charlotte, NC, rent averages about $1,284 and only continues to rise. As a result, adults choosing to live with roommates is more common than ever. At TNT Moving Systems, whether you’re making the first move into your first shared house, or moving from one apartment to the next with your roommates, we’ve got you covered on how to take the next steps ... 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
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
Tips for Moving After Divorce

Breaking Up, and Packing Up: Tips for Moving After a Divorce

Divorces can be tough, but moving doesn’t have to be. TNT Moving Systems has you covered on how to plan for a move during or after a divorce, peacefully separate your belongings, and make it through the days and weeks leading up to the big move.   What kinds of divorces are there and how could they impact your move? Hostile takeover of the house This could entail a locksmith coming to your home, changing the locks, and leaving one partner locked out ... Read more

The Importance of Knowing Your New Area

Whether you are moving to a new area from another city or you are moving from one end of town to another, Charlotte, and its many diverse and interesting neighborhoods, is a great place to live. But if there is one thing you do before you move, make sure and research the new location—in a detailed manner. A pretty home, a fun new area with exciting places to explore, new people to meet, yes these all matter. But let’s not forget ... Read more
Full-Service Movers

Full-Service Movers vs. Do-It-Yourself: Which is Right for You?

When it comes to moving, there are a lot of important elements to consider. Should you do it yourself or leave it to the professionals? What about the costs both visible and hidden?  What if something of value gets broken? The choices you make throughout the process can have a major impact on the cost, time, and effort it takes to successfully move from one place to the other. Research and a better understanding of what to expect can help to ... Read more
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