Entries by Shaun Robinson

Top 5 college survival tips

College Survival Tips. How to make it through college without losing your mind.   College life is a unique mix of study, extracurriculars, sporting events, work, internships, parties, and the list goes on. Whenever you’re feeling overwhelmed or uncertain about how to handle student life, review the following list of college survival tips and you’ll be back on track in no time! 5.   Schedule study time— In a survey to gauge the effectiveness of college student’s study habits, researchers, Marissa Hartwig and John Dunlosky, questioned 324 undergraduates. It was found that those students considered “high performers,” were often students that dedicated specific times to their studies. Findings from the study revealed essential survival tips for […]

Tips for moving out of your dorm

Get the most out of your vacation days with these top 5 tips for moving out of your dorm. Take a break! You’ve earned it. After a grueling semester, a little rest and relaxation is long over due. There’s no need to lug your stuff from your dorm, to your parents place just to lug it back onto campus come the following semester. The secret to starting your school vacation early and enjoying it all break long is Dorm Room Boxes. When you choose Dorm Room Boxes for your dorm or college apartment storage needs, we do all the heavy lifting. Once you’ve signed up for the service we take care of the […]

Packing your pots and pans before moving

 Moving is an activity that most people despise and dislike which is most likely the reason you are on our website. Packing is also another task that most who are familiar with moving seem to avoid or put off to the last minute. When packing your kitchen you are going to have to pack your pots and pans. Packing is easier if you have the right materials before hand. When you begin packing your kitchen it’s best to have the following: Medium-sized, sturdy moving boxes. Packing paper, kraft paper, or you can be green and use old newspaper Packing Tape Black Sharpie Before packing you boxes it’s a good idea […]

Types of Moving Estimates

When looking for Moving companies and getting Moving estimates for different companies, it is important to understand the different types of estimates you may receive from companies around the bay area. The more informed you are the easier it is to decide and choose the right match. You may also want to check for any deposit requirements and be wary of companies that seem too lax or unclear about requirements. These companies may not be very professional or carry the proper insurance to cover all of your belongings. The three types of Moving estimates are: Nonbinding This estimate is pretty self explanatory. The moving company will give you a quote based on the amount […]

Moving Tips for Hiring a Moving Company

So you finally decided to pull the trigger and relocate to a new city, one that offers everything you could ever ask for: good homes, great jobs, lots of culture, and tons of awesome entertainment options. There are many moving companies in the Tampa Bay Area. Many of them are unlicensed and do not have the proper moving insurance or credentials to handle your belongings. As a service to our industry and to help prevent you from having an unpleasant moving experience we created these moving tips. Make sure that the driver and relocation crew sent by the moving company has good instructions before you leave them with your belongings […]

Moving Companies and Movers: 5 Things to Remember when Moving

Don’t forget to save room for the moving truck. When you’re hiring movers, you’re going to need to ensure that there’s a parking space for the moving truck. It’s always a good idea to notify your neighbors of the move and that you’ll be using the front parking spaces or the back alley or whatever space is best for your move. Remember, that if you’re hiring a moving company, you’ll need to make sure that the truck is parked close to both the old house, where you’re moving from, and the new home, where you’re moving to.   Notify the neighbors. While this point has already been mentioned, it’s worth […]