10 Things Pro Movers Wish You Would Do

Illustrated by Natalia Spotts.
Moving day ranks right up there with a root canal as an event we dread well before it happens. Between the costs, the time suck, and the stress of coordinating the whole thing, it’s no wonder people describe moving as one of the top five most stressful life events. We asked moving experts to share the mistakes they see their customers making, and we’ve compiled them here, so you can move smarter the next time you decide to pack it up and get the F out. And yes, doughnuts for your movers (and you!) definitely make things better.
Moving is the worst. And the best. It can signal a fresh start or a devastating end. Whatever your style, wherever you settle, at the end of day, the most important thing is finding a place to call home. Check out more of our "Get The F Out" moving stories here.