How to Choose the Best Neighborhoods in Berkeley

Now that you have made the decision to move to Berkeley, it’s time to choose the perfect neighborhood in which to settle. This historic college city is teeming with students and residents alike, but each neighborhood in Berkeley brings something new and unique to the table. No two neighborhoods are the same. Perched on the […]


3 Reasons Why Moving is So Hard

The saying may go: “breaking up is hard to do” but we think you can switch out “breaking up” with “moving” and you’d still be pretty accurate. A lot goes into the dynamics of a move. It’s not all just physical labor, logistics, and packing. It’s also an emotional time, fraught with stress, worry, elation, […]


Challenges of a Long-Distance Move

Any long-distance move (usually defined as more than 100 miles) comes with its own set of unique challenges. Due to the sheer distance involved and extra care necessary to pack, load and navigate your items, you can expect more planning and preparation to go into this kind of relocation. Your first step is to hire […]


Why Are Families Moving to San Mateo?

Just 20 miles from San Francisco and 30 from San Jose, San Mateo CA is a beacon for young and old alike. A bit more than 104,000 people live here, attracted by the mild Mediterranean climate and beautiful historythat comes with this central location in the San Francisco Bay area. So why are so many […]


What Are the Best Neighborhoods in San Francisco?

Are you looking to move to San Francisco? Are you nervous about making sure you pick a neighborhood that’s great for you and your family? It can be really difficult to choose the right neighborhood for your next move. But luckily, we’re here to help. Let’s go through the best neighborhoods in San Francisco so you […]


Do’s and Don’ts of Moving Furniture

The worst part about moving is getting all the furniture out, into the truck and into the new home in one piece. It’s killer on your back (which is why you should hire moversfor this!), not to mention there’s a high risk of damage to your furniture as well as to your surrounding floors, walls […]


Benefits of Hiring Professional White Glove Movers

When you have a large amount of valuables to pack and move, you want a little added assurance that those items will be treated with extra special care. That’s when you hire professional white glove movers. In a nutshell, white glove moving is a luxury service offered by many moving companies, Dependable Moversincluded, whereby trained […]


The Pros and Cons of Moving from San Francisco to Seattle

Ah, Seattle. It’s hard not to consider it a forested fairyland after movies like Sleepless in Seattle or Twilight. Seattle is certainly a free-spirited haven of growth and opportunity, and that’s just one of the reasons why people are flocking to this gem of a city. If you’re moving from San Francisco to Seattle, you may be giving up […]


What Goes into a Moving Estimate?

The cost of moving can be shocking to many people, from the cost of the new house itself, to the professional movers, to storage, to purchasing new furnishings. But moving is inevitable for many people in and around San Francisco, and it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.  When you do […]


How to Pack Small Kitchen Appliances

Facing a move in San Francisco but aren’t quite sure how to pack up all your small kitchen appliances? We get it: the packing process is the most dreaded part of moving for many people. Of all the rooms in your home that you have to organize before a move, the kitchen is by far […]