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Not every mover will hit the standard of T-N-T Moving Systems, but you’ll want to prepare to tip 20% if you’re happy with the overall experience

Tipping Etiquette: How Much Should You Tip Your Movers?

Tipping has become increasingly common since the pandemic, as many are likely familiar with. However, like many things, tipping is not universal. The 20% guideline for waiters and waitresses doesn’t hold true to other service sectors. This leaves those of us buying goods or services with a couple essential questions: “What is a fair tip?” “Do I tip at all?” The moving industry is an excellent example of this, as the guide to tipping has remained unclear — until now. If you’ve ... Read more
People in the US are relocating for Employment, Retirement, Climate, Culture, Schools, Healthcare, Women’s Rights, Water Quality

Deciding on a New State To Call Home: 6 Crucial Considerations for Your Relocation

The decision to move to another state is a significant life event that brings with it a mixture of excitement, uncertainty, and opportunity. Whether it's for a new job, a change in lifestyle, or simply a fresh start, relocating is something that requires careful consideration and strategizing. People in the United States are on the move!  Younger generations travel lighter and are migrating for a number of reasons. Employment Retirement Climate Culture Schools Healthcare Women’s Rights Water Quality When you live in a ... 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
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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Moving Back to the Office: How to Reopen Your Workplace Smoothly

Companies across the country have had enough. While working from home was the only viable option for many business owners and employees throughout the pandemic, we see the light at the end of the tunnel and are ready to get back to the workplace! Of course, it's not really that easy. A lot goes into reopening an office, and you must budget for the time and resources it will require. From making essential repairs to ensuring your utilities are in working order, ... Read more
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Top Cities to Relocate to in 2021

No matter where you live, the past year and a half have had one reliable theme: ironically enough, change. Some have been welcomed change, while others have been changes we have had to cope with. Despite a global pandemic in 2020, Americans were on the move. Homeowners were making listings, possibly due to new work, space limitations, or the desire to relocate from communal to independent housing. Potential buyers were scooping up properties faster than homeowners were selling. This trend doesn’t seem ... Read more

National Moving Month: DIY vs Moving Company

Did you know that June is Queen City’s busiest moving month? On top of that, it’s also National Moving Month! The months of April through September are when most people are renting, buying, and moving into new homes, with 80% of all moves in the United States occurring during this period. When you’re planning to move, one of the biggest choices you face is whether to move yourself (a DIY move), go all the way and hire professional movers, or opt-in for ... Read more
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Moving Between Moves: What to know about Temporary Housing

At TNT Moving Systems, we work with people at every step of the moving process and have witnessed some of the challenges that come with temporary housing. In an ideal world, your moving, closing, and selling dates would all align perfectly. In reality, it’s not uncommon to find yourself with extra days, weeks, or even months between moving dates. This means you have to find a place to stay in the interim; say hello to temporary housing! Temporary housing is basically what ... Read more

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
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Fall is the most cost-effective season to move

Did you know that there are certain times of the year, month, and week that can make it easier for you to move into your next home? Whether you’re preparing for your first move or if you’re a seasoned mover looking to improve your strategy, TNT Moving Systems is happy to let you in on a few insider secrets that can help you out for your next move. The value you can gain from saving time and stress by hiring a ... Read more
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