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Spring is here again – the days are getting longer, the sun is getting warmer, and peak season in the moving industry is upon us. Whether your moving or not, spring is a great time to clean and declutter your home. Spring cleaning does not have to be wasteful! There’s a common misconception that spring cleaning means […]
It’s as easy as one, two, three There’s a lot to think about when you’re moving. Choosing an asset-based company, rather than a broker, is one of the most important things you can do to ensure a successful move. Spotting a broker is easier than you think. If the company you’re speaking to does any […]
United Van Lines 45th Annual National Movers Study Reveals the Top States People Moved to and From The Pandemic Continued to Influence Americans’ Decisions to Move as They Relocated to Lower-Density Areas and Desired to be Closer to Family ST. LOUIS – Jan. 3, 2022 – United Van Lines released the company’s 45th Annual National Movers Study today, […]
Moving is stressful. Moving in a hurry is even more stressful. While nobody wants to move in a hurry, sometimes you cannot help it. Your house may sell sooner than expected or another unforeseen circumstance could cause you to relocate in a hurry. This may be a less than ideal situation but there are a […]
Whether you’re downsizing your home, decluttering for an open house, or in-between moving out of one home and into another, there are a variety of reasons why you might find yourself packing for storage. Being organized when packing to put your items into storage will help you in the long run. Whether you’re storing for a couple […]
Now more than ever people are working from home and investing heavily into their home office. Moving all your high-end equipment and furniture can be very stressful if you don’t know how to do it properly. We want to eliminate that stress by providing you with a few tips on how to make packing your […]
Each year United Van Lines, the nation’s largest household goods mover, reports their findings about customer moving motivations and patterns in their annual migration study. To do so, United Van Lines conducted a post-move survey between March and August 2020. They posted their findings in a press release on October 6, 2020. In 2020 COVID-19 impacted […]
Recognized by United Van Lines as number one COD booker in U.S. COMMACK, NY. (Mar. 11, 2021) – Liberty Moving & Storage announced today that it has been named the top residential mover in the U.S. by United Van Lines for 2021. United, the largest van line in the U.S., presents this award annually to the mover with the highest […]
Like humans, most animals struggle with the transition of moving into a new home. After all, animals are creatures of habit, and many become stressed and anxious if their schedules or living environments change for any reason. While moving is oftentimes unavoidable, there are some things you can do to make the transition of moving with […]
Your big moving day is quickly approaching. Hopefully, by now, you’ve finalized your moving plan and are well underway with the packing process. Even the most dedicated packers need to take a break once in a while. Why not check out one of these movies all about the moving process? You’ll be able to relate to them on […]
When you become a parent the way you look at life shifts, and your priorities drastically change. So, it is no surprise that having a family and kids influences your priorities when looking for a place to settle down and raise your little ones. NYC might not seem like a city where you would want […]
Buying a new home is an exciting and stressful time. Home buying is an involved process and there are so many elements to it. The home’s location, property, size, price, and functionality are all important, but there are many other important things to consider when purchasing a home. The team at Liberty Moving and Storage […]
You’re working in the city but the rent is way too high to justify getting an apartment in Manhattan. There are a lot of great places to live in New Jersey with easy commutes to NYC, but in your heart you don’t want to live in New Jersey. Well, there’s still hope for you, and it […]
The day has finally come for you to move out on your own. You’re excited, but understandably a little nervous too. We’ve compiled a checklist of apartment essentials that you’ll want to make sure you have on moving day.  We have divided this checklist room by room to make it less overwhelming. Tackle one room […]
Now that you’re moved in and settled into your new home, people are probably asking you when you’re throwing your housewarming party. While you might not want to think about planning a party right after finishing your big move, look at this as an opportunity for you to show off your new space.  New home […]
Moving day is one of the most stressful times for anybody. Having to pack up your entire life and relocate can be scary. Follow our moving checklist and moving tips to ensure you have a stress-free move.  1.Create a Moving Map  The first and most important thing you can do is create a moving map. […]
There are a thousand things that can go wrong with moving. They can range from annoying to outright devastating. The amount of stress and worry that can come from even the smallest of moves can be debilitating. Eliminate all of the negatives about moving by using good, quality professional movers. How do you know when […]
Moving is in the top five of the most stressful events of a person’s entire life. A house move ranks nearly as high as the death of a loved one or the loss of a job. Moving should only be done with careful preparation and understanding. You’ll likely need to get movers involved, schedule cleanings (either for […]
New York City, in particular, Manhattan, has a well-deserved reputation as a world-leading business hub. From market access to access to top talent, NYC offers businesses the kind of resources not seen in many other places. But, moving around in NYC, and moving a company in the city has its challenges. Companies that want to […]
You’ve picked out your perfect home, packed, and moved in. Now that the hard work is behind you, the fun can begin. Your new home is a blank canvas, ready for you to decorate. Before you start hammering nails into walls and hanging pictures, you’ll need to plan your strategy for home decor, and you’ll […]
If you’re ready to retire or looking forward to the day when you leave your working life behind, Long Island may not be at the top of your list. But whether you have family or friends nearby, or don’t want to live in a retirement community, Long Island has places that are ideal to consider. […]
IKEA has become an iconic brand, associated with innovative design, convenience, cost savings, and fun. Let’s face it: Ikea is Legos for adults. While you may not still play with building blocks, you’ve no doubt had a fair bit of fun (and frustration) assembling your IKEA furniture. But whether it’s IKEA or another brand, when […]
As you’re getting ready to move, it’s easy to let things slip your mind. You’re swamped, after all, and between hiring a moving company, packing boxes, and figuring out the logistics of it all, you’re probably pretty much done-in. It’s easy to let things fall through the cracks, especially at the last minute. Here’s a […]
Whether you have a one-car, two-car,, or a detached garage, it’s likely home to more than just your vehicles. If you’re like most people, your garage has become the home to boxes of things you rarely use, overstock of household items, tools, paint cans, and miscellaneous odds and ends. As you prepare to relocate, there […]
If you have a basement in your home, chances are it’s become the resting place for odds and ends – everything from seasonal items, old furniture, boxes of memorabilia, food storage, and who-knows-what-else. If you’re like most people, you put things in your basement for a good reason:  you don’t want them cluttering up your […]
Any parent who’s moved with children knows it can be a trying experience. Moves can be a lot harder on kids than adults. They’re leaving behind everything that’s familiar – their home, school, friends, neighborhood, and sometimes, family. A move can be a traumatic experience for a child of any age. You probably have plenty […]
Preparing for a cross-country move? Wondering how to best prepare for the trip? Moving across the country can be an exciting thing, but it can also come with a lot of complications. It can be very stressful getting ready for the move and trying to get all of your belongings from Point A to Point […]
You did it. You have moved. It may have been stressful, but you did it. The movers have unpacked your stuff, and you’re starting to feel better. Until… You realize you don’t know a single soul within 10 miles of you. Time to meet the new neighbors. Do you feel excited? Nervous? You probably feel both. […]
While moving can be a fun, exciting adventure, it can also be messy, stressful, and highly disorganized. If you’ve ever wondered why a box was leaking, which boxes went to which room, and where those stupid screws went, you know how true this is. There may never be a completely smooth and stress-free move, but […]
Just moved to Rockville Centre with your family and not sure what to do? Instead of sitting indoors feeling lost, why not get out there and explore your new area? There’s plenty for families to do, with activities suitable for everyone from excitable toddlers to moody teenagers. Whether you want an educational experience or a […]
Looking to make the move to Long Island? You’re in luck! Huntington and Oyster Bay in Long Island were recently voted two of the 50 best places to live in the US. Long Island is the quieter, more sophisticated cousin of the manic, and at times, overwhelming city of New York. Divided into four counties, Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, […]
Moving is one of the most stressful situations in life, alongside marriage, the death of a family member and loss of a job. Is it more than you that’s moving? Are you moving your family across the country? Are you tasked with stress management for your moving process? Moving is a challenge for adults but […]
We all know the excitement, thrill, and joy that comes from moving into a new home. But we also know the stress, packing boxes and goodbyes that accompany this journey. There are so many things to remember when moving, so keeping a neat checklist will help you organize your stuff. For example, you should remember to disconnect […]
Moving into your first apartment is one of the most exciting experiences you’ll ever have. Whether you’re moving in with friends or going it alone, embarking on a new career or starting college classes, staying in your hometown or relocating, this time in your life is full of possibilities! Unfortunately, moving can also be pretty […]
Fewer things are as stressful as packing. Moving most of us can handle. Packing, on the other hand, is likely to make you regret every purchase you’ve ever made during your stay on this planet. Seriously, though, why can’t your belongings just magically appear in your new home? Alas, this is the real world, and […]
The Big Question: Should I Drive or Ship My Vehicle? Moving to a new home is bound to come with moving an automobile, as well. Whether you live in the suburbs, small city, or large metropolitan area — chances are you’re considering bringing your car with you cross-country. One of the most commonly asked questions […]
Ten years into America’s recovery from theGreat Depression, the elder Michael Federicostarted a small local moving company on LibertyAvenue in Jamaica, Queens in 1939. Fastforward to October 19, 2016 (just ten days shortof the 87th anniversary of the Great Crash of1929) when Hauppauge Industrial Associationof Long Island members toured that company’smodern 100,000-square-foot facility in Commack.Anthony […]
Tips brought to you by United Van Lines and Liberty Moving & Storage Here at Liberty Moving & Storage we are an agent for the number 1 mover in America, United Van Lines. We’ve narrowed down some of the most essential steps they provide on their “Moving Planner” in chronological order so you can read […]
Welcome to the First Day of School?  Moving to a new home can be challenging for many different reasons- and it can be even more difficult when you’re about to be the new kid in class. Children are often times very nervous about attending a new school for the first time, and it can be […]
Most people know that classic line from Optimum’s Unmovers commercial: “You called 3 Brothers Moving… You need like 12 brothers for this!” But there are plenty of more one-liners and shenanigans from the 3 characters in “The Unmovers” that we can all learn from. The comical web series is basically a guide on what NOT […]
Long Island Culture Shines in Wantagh Schools and Economy The Long Island neighborhood of Wantagh, NY is wedged between Flat Creek on the West and Cedar Creek on the East. To the south is Oliver’s Channel, which leads to Jones Inlet and out to the Atlantic Ocean. East of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, Wantagh is […]
Moving can be complicated and often puts a lot on your to do list. Packing is something few people enjoy, but overall, packing the small things is a lot easier than packing larger things such as furniture and appliances. Unlike your clothes, books, and kitchen dishes, packing these major components of your home needs to […]
As the southernmost part of New York, Staten Island lies south of Bronx and Manhattan, and west of Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island. This New York City borough has a lot more to offer than a recognizable accent. The perks of living on Staten Island are endless. With waterfront views, a melting pot of ethnicity […]
Located on the north shore of Long Island, Huntington is one of ten towns in Suffolk County. Many notable people were born in or have resided in Huntington from musicians to athletes to politicians. The town’s proximity to both Manhattan and the Long Island Sound make it popular amongst those with work in the city […]
At some point in life, everyone will probably face residential moving. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about one in nine people moved between 2013 and 2014. Renters have higher rates of moving than people living in owner-occupied housing, and getting a new job or transfer at work is the most common reason for moving […]
If you’re not a native Long Islander you may have heard of Syosset as the hometown of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and asked yourself, “Where is Syosset?” Well, Syosset is a small hamlet in Nassau County near the north shore of the island, known for it’s beautiful homes and small town charm. With its […]
As one of the top neighborhoods in Nassau County, Garden City is known as being an upscale escape from the hustle and bustle of New York City. Many families migrate from Manhattan to Garden City to raise their children in an area with beautiful homes and great schools. Garden City is just the right balance […]
The Bronx, home of Yankee Stadium and the world renowned Bronx Zoo, is the northernmost borough of New York City, and an ideal living area for people working in Manhattan. Some of the perks of living in the Bronx are the affordable housing options, the ideal location and the diversity of people and activities. Bronx […]
Perhaps one of the most up-and-coming neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Bushwick has evolved into a hip and trendy area with diverse inhabitants and affordable living spaces. Bushwick reinvented itself from an underdeveloped neighborhood to one of high interest in just the past few years. Most known for its flourishing art scene, the Bushwick neighborhood welcomes all […]
Do You Tip Movers? Moving, whether it be local, interstate, or international, is a huge decision for anyone. When it comes to hiring a professional moving company, it’s important to have faith and trust in the company that you are hiring. Most customers expect high quality service, as they should, when paying for a moving […]
Getting Your First Apartment Whether you’re fresh out of college or still grinding away, moving into your first apartment can be a major milestone. And while the prospect of graduating from college housing probably has you jumping at the bit, preparing for the move and creating a smart financial budget can be rough territory. Luckily, […]
Along the south shore of Long Island, Bohemia is a community located within Suffolk County approximately 30 miles from Manhattan. It’s residents are only a short drive from the Sayville ferry service which brings them to the Fire Island National Seashore, which provides access to some of Long Island’s most exclusive ocean beaches. Besides its […]
People looking for a diversity of cultural attractions in an up-and-coming location should consider Williamsburg on the west coast of Brooklyn. The popularity of this Brooklyn neighborhood has skyrocketed in the last decade, landing it squarely on the list of most exciting places to be in New York City. How To Get Around Williamsburg Like […]
Want to plan a getaway from NYC this summer? The Hamptons may be the perfect location. The Hamptons are located in the beautiful, East End of Long Island. It consists of many small villages and hamlets that are known for their culture, beaches, and luxurious estates. Whether you’re traveling alone, with friends, or the entire […]
Moving from New York City to the suburbs can be a major lifestyle change. Fortunately, you don’t have to go far from NYC to find more space. Both Long Island and Westchester are two suburbs within close enough proximity where you can easily commute to the city for work, and play with your kids in […]
Placing labels on a laptop may seem insignificant, but tagging and marking is actually the backbone of any efficient business move. To ensure company property arrives at the proper location in a new office, you should follow some best practices. We consulted with several veteran office movers and this is the advice they gave to […]