1. Get the Entire Family Involved With Your Move

    Telling your family that you’re going to move can be stressful, and if you have young children, they may not understand why you need to move. Explaining to them the why and when can perhaps help them process the information, but one of the best ways to help them is to get them involved in the move. Organizing, packing, and preparing takes time, and with the entire family helping, things can go …Read More

  2. Summer Moving Tips

    May is here, and that means warmer weather in Colorado will soon be here to stay. Summertime is one of the most popular times for moving to another house or apartment, and at Billy Goat in Fort Collins, we’re always ready to help with your summer move. Along with the normal moving tips such as planning accordingly, packing everything safely, and switching your utilities, there are a few other t…Read More

  3. Taking Apart Furniture for Your Move

    One of the biggest challenges during any move is getting your large pieces of furniture out of the house, into the truck, and unloaded into your new residence. One of the best ways to make this process easier is to take apart the furniture that you’re able to, and take them out piece by piece. At Billy Goat Moving in Fort Collins, we can take care of moving all of your large belongings, and can…Read More

  4. Don’t Get Stuck Moving Everything Yourself!

    We’ve all heard those moving horror stories – a person waited until the last minute to begin packing and ending up throwing out things they wanted to keep simply because everything wouldn’t fit in their car or truck, or someone thought their friends were coming to help them move, but everyone cancelled or didn’t show. The person who had to move ended up transporting everything themselves …Read More

  5. Finding Your First Apartment

    Many young people, when they move out of their parent’s house for the first time, go on the hunt for that perfect apartment. Some ask friends to live with them, while others want to strike out on their own and live by themselves for the first time in their lives. Whatever the case may be, finding your first apartment can seem a bit daunting, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. At Billy Go…Read More

  6. Your First Day in Your New House!

    Moving to a new home takes a lot of time and energy, and once you’re moved in, all you may want to do is sleep for three or four days (especially if you’ve traveled a long way to get there). You’re physically and emotionally exhausted, and you need some time to adjust to your new surroundings. That being said, there are some things you should do on your first day (or night) in your new hous…Read More

  7. Preparing for a New Roommate

    Living with someone can be fun, but it can also be challenging. You may have lived in the dorms in college and had one roommate all four years, or a new roommate each year, but regardless of the situation, sharing a space with someone requires compromise. If you’re moving into a new house or apartment with a friend or family member, or you’ve found a random roommate online who can help pay th…Read More

  8. The Biggest Moving Mistakes

    At Billy Goat Moving in Fort Collins, we’ve helped countless people move all across Colorado, and we’re always happy to help any way we can. We’ve moved people with only a few belongings, and we’ve moved people with enough belongings to fill two houses. In each situation, our goal is to help the person or family have the best moving experience possible, and we always try to help them avoi…Read More

  9. Research Neighborhoods and Schools Before Your Move

    As we covered in our last blog, relocating to a new city can be stressful and there are many things to consider before making the final decision to move. Once you’ve made that decision, it’s time to start looking for a place to live in your new city. While a house or apartment is the first priority, you’ll also want to learn about the neighborhood you’ll be living in and the schools near …Read More

  10. Relocating to a New City

    Moving to a new city can be very exciting, but it can also bring about a number of challenges. There could be various reasons why you need to move, but no matter the circumstances, it’s important to give yourself plenty of time to process the move and physically transport your belongings to your new home. You might be starting a new job or a family situation may have arisen, but regardless of t…Read More