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Making a House a Home

Whether you are renting or have just made a recent purchase, you will want to find ways to make your new place feel welcoming and personalized as soon as possible. And if you are on a budget, you will want to make sure you find unique ways to express yourself in your home without breaking the bank.

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Disaster-Proof Your Move: When You Get Sick

The winter months are typically the ones in which it is more likely for you to become ill. People are indoors, there are lots of festivities, and it’s just a stressful time for a lot of people. It’s hard enough to accomplish your day-to-day tasks when you are sick, let alone trying to move. Here are some ways to make sure your move isn’t slowed by illness.

Prevention is the best medicine

Advice for the Single Mover

Being a single mover certainly has its advantages. For example, you get to make all of the decisions and there’s no one who you have to wrestle with to get that new leather couch. On the flip side, you also don’t have as much support and help throughout the process. Unless you plan accordingly. 

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10 Ideas for a Better Move


  1. Make a List. The best way to make sure everything gets done is by keeping track of all of it. You can add or subtract to it as you get closer to the move.
  2. Get rid of it. To avoid clutter and unnecessary heavy-lifting, get rid of anything you won’t use in your new home. 
  3. Do the research.

Our New Year’s Resolutions

It’s a new year, so it’s time to make some resolutions. Every year, Manpower Movers strives to be even better than the last. We are always improving services that will benefit our clients and we never stop trying to make your move a great and easy experience. Here are some ways we hope to commit to our customers this year:

Manpower Moves McDonald's at San Diego Airport

A few weeks ago, Manpower Movers had the opportunity to move the burger giant McDonald’s out of its airport location in San Diego.  After 15 years of serving travelers at the San Diego airport, McDonald’s contract with the airport was not renewed.

Fun Ways To Get Moving

Moving can be a stressful time, so why not try to lighten things up a little bit? Here are some tricks to making moving a lark instead of a chore:

Throw a reverse housewarming party

Moving Tips via Pinterest

When looking for inspiration, from recipes to workout regimens, many people turn to Pinterest. We figured, why not look on Pinterest for moving ideas too? Here are some of the clever ideas we found, courtesy of our favorite idea website.

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Tips for First Time Movers

Over the years, we’ve helped hundreds of first time movers get settled into their new homes. From college students to young professionals, we have lots of experience helping moving out newbies. Here are some tips:

Do your homework.

Combating an Emotional Move Over the Holidays

Moving to a new place, no matter when, or how far away, can be an emotional experience. Even if you are just moving to another neighborhood, you are leaving memories behind. But over the holidays, moving to another place can feel isolating if you aren’t close to family or friends. Here are some ways to ensure that you don’t have a Blue Christmas.

Reach Out.