Planning a Move? Avoid These 5 Surprising Moving Costs

Though moving to a new home can be a happy occasion, it can also be very stressful, as too often, moving costs—ranging from the inconvenient to the unsurmountable—pop up unexpectedly. That’s why it’s important to understand the potential “hidden” costs you may face when moving so you can avoid any unwelcome surprises. Increased car insurance …

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Oops-a-Daisy! How to Pack and Move Plants and Flowers

Whether you’re an avid gardener or have a few chic succulents around your home, how you pack and move your plants is crucial to their future survival. For the best ways to transport houseplants or larger greenery, the experts at Molloy Moving & Storage offer three tips, so they flourish long in your new home …

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire Professional Movers

You’ve found your new home, and now that moving day is fast approaching, what are you doing? Are you spending major bucks to buy boxes and packing materials, or worse, bringing home every halfway decent box you can get your hands on from work, friends or dumpsters behind stores? Are you stressed out because you …

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Ready to Sell Your New Jersey Home? Don’t Go Far!

Whether you’re living in North Jersey and are looking to move to a more affordable home in South Jersey, or live in South Jersey and want to be closer to New York City, this year may be the year to sell your home. You already know there are many benefits to living in this state: …

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4 Reasons to Consider Moving to Fairfield County, CT

When people finally tire of the small apartments and hustle and bustle of NYC, many move to the suburbs. One popular location is Fairfield County, Connecticut. Whether you’re moving for a job or looking to upgrade from your small NYC apartment, now may be a great time to buy a home in Although sales in …

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Use Our New Video Estimating Service for Your Next Move!

Looking for tech-savvy movers? Molloy Moving & Storage has an app for that! It’s no secret that some moving and storage companies just don’t get today’s technology, but Molloy is different. Our new video estimate service was designed with millennials (and their parents and grandparents) in mind. You get a fast, convenient way to an …

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How to Pack and Store Collectibles for a Move

If you’re moving and hoping to pack at warp speed, you may want to take a little more time when packing your Star Trek collectibles. At Molloy Bros., we know how important your belongings are (we don’t need to use mind-melding to figure that out!), so here are five tips to ensure that your rare …

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How to Decrease Stress During a Move

You’ve decided to move—but does the thought of packing, moving and settling down in your new digs stress you out more than rush hour traffic and public speaking combined? You’re not alone. Luckily, the moving experts at Molloy have come up with four ways you can decrease stress during your move. So, take a deep …

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5 Tips for Moving with a Child with Disabilities

If you’re the parent of a child with a physical disability, you’re usually equipped to cope with whatever life throws at you. But if this is the first time moving with your child, the transition can be a little overwhelming. Here are five tips from moving experts at Molloy to help make your move—and your …

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Moving Your Exotic Pet Safely

Moving with cats and dogs is one thing, but moving with an exotic pet can be an entirely different experience. Here are some tips for getting yourself and your gilled, feathered or furry exotic animal into your new home unscathed. Fish: For a short-distance move, it’s safe to place fish in a plastic bag filled …

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Tips for Moving with Pets

Let’s face it: Moving can be stressful, and adding King the German shepherd or Princess the Persian can complicate matters. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. Whether you’re moving with your cat or dog down the street, out of state or across the country, a little preparation and planning will make it easier …

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5 Moving Tips for Moms on the Go

Moving your family into a new home (and juggling a thousand other things) can become a little unsettling—new neighbors, new surroundings, new friends, new “boogeymen under the bed.” But it doesn’t have to be. Here are four tips from the moving professionals at Molloy Bros. to help you and your family move into your new …

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Think New Jersey isn’t a great place to live? Fuhgeddaboudit!

There’s no denying it: New Jersey gets a bad rap. Last year a poll by YouGov identified New Jersey as “the least liked state in America.” But there’s more to the state than stereotypical accents, confusing highways, and traffic! Read on to find out the top reasons to love the Garden State. Two Words: The …

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Relocating a Business Is Serious Business

Moving your business, whether it’s large or small, can be more stressful than moving your home and family. It’s important the move go seamlessly and quickly to mitigate any losses while your business can’t operate at full capacity. After all, in business, time is money. Here are some tips to help make your business relocation …

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Why Westchester County Is a Good Move

Westchester is an often forgotten county in New York—it’s not Long Island or “the city” or often considered part of that elusive upstate area. It’s an upscale NYC suburb with a rich history and often where young adults go to settle down after living in Manhattan. And with good reason: According to one real estate …

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Private Storage vs. Self Storage

Stephen Seligson, Director of Sales and Marketing, Molloy Moving and Storage, clarifies the difference between private storage and Self storage. As the Director of Sales and Marketing at Molloy Moving & Storage, many people ask me what the difference is between private storage offered by Molloy and self storage. There are several points on which …

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Moving to Long Island City: 5 Things to Know

For many, if you don’t live on Long Island or in upstate New York (for some people, that’s anything north of Yonkers), you live “in the city.” There are so many diverse areas that comprise this section of New York that aren’t well known. Long Island City, located in western Queens, is one of those …

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Tips for Decluttering a Space

A Clean Space Is a Happy Space Are you a pack rat? Do you still have your designer jeans that haven’t fit since 2001? Do you have boxes of VHS tapes in your garage? You’re not alone. Decluttering your space is a challenge for many people, but it’s important to rise to the occasion. Decluttering …

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5 Tips for Moving into Your First Apartment

Striking out on your own to move into your first apartment is a momentous time in your life. It’s important to be sure you’re prepared to take this big step and that you’ve done all your research first. These useful tips will make moving into your first apartment an easy transition with fewer surprises. Measure …

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Tips for Moving in Cold Weather

The weather outside is frightful, so learn how to make your move delightful! It’s the start of another new year, and for those of us in New York and New Jersey, that means freezing temperatures and (occasionally) snow. It’s not exactly ideal moving conditions, but you don’t always have the opportunity to wait for warmer …

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5 Ways to Keep Your Valuables Safe During a Move

Packing for a move can be overwhelming. You’ve gone through all of your belongings and donated or thrown out anything that wasn’t worth keeping. And of the items that you did keep, some are more valuable than others. Follow these helpful tips to ensure your valuables safely make the trip to your new space. Create …

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6 Tips for Newlyweds Moving in Together

 Make moving in together (almost) as happy as your wedding day. Here’s how.  If you’re one of the many deciding to ring in the New Year as a married couple, congratulations! Not only do you get to start the year married, but many of you also get a brand new roommate. For an unprepared couple, …

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5 Moving Tips for the Holidays

December can be one of the most stressful months of the year. Holiday preparation fills your time with planning, shopping and cooking. The days are darker and colder, the kids are out of school—and now you’ve added your household move moving homes to the list. These helpful tips will make your moving experience more of …

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Things to Know Before You Move into Your New Home

Most people you talk to about moving into your new home will advise you on how to get ready for the move, hiring a moving firm, as well as how to go about your packing. Very few — or even none — will tell you about what you need to do before you move your belongings …

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Keep, Sell, Donate!

How to decide what to keep, sell, and donate, and where to donate in New York. Moving in New York is a major task, and you can’t bring everything. Getting rid of your unwanted belongings can offer a fresh start in for your new home, and can make the moving process much easier. Molloy Moving …

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