There are many phases to moving and the cost to move into a new home can add up pretty quickly. In this blog, we’ll tell you what to expect when you move and we’ll provide you with a list of tips to help you save money. Read More
Just the idea of moving is stressful, but actually going through a move can push many people to the brink. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the enormity of it all since moving to a new home means many aspects of your daily life are changing, from your commute to work to the location of your favorite grocery store. Read More
Nobody has ever said that the process of moving all of your worldly possessions to a new home is fun, but for many people, relocating to a new residence is often the start of a new adventure. Regretfully, as high-tech as the world gets, heavy couches still need to be lifted around tight corners and getting the fridge down the stairs is not exactly what you would call a good time. While moving will always be physically intense, there does exist relocation technology today that can help you stay more organized, proactive and best of all, serene.
Moving can be a very a very exciting time, as it often signals the beginning of a new road on the adventure of life. Moving to or from an apartment or condo has its own share of challenges, so it’s important to be prepared to get the most out of moving day. Here are some great apartment/condo moving tips that will make your big day a great experience.
If you live in or planning to move to Sacramento you should know there are lots of great reasons for living here, ranging from great places to eat, lots of old world culture and sights, an ideal location to live in on the west coast, some of the best wines in the world. Then you have our amazing weather, and the fact we have both the Sacramento and American Rivers serving our fair city.
There is always something great happening in Sacramento. For those who are moving to Sacramento or have only been here a short time, you may be interested to know more about winter activities happening over the next few months. Our guide will give you the information you need to have a fun time as the winter rolls on.
Ask any teacher or lecturer what the biggest barrier to education is currently and they’ll probably agree it’s a combination of short attention spans and smartphone usage. Classrooms across North America are filled with students who spend more of their time on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram than they do listening to the content being delivered as part of their education. Schools and colleges were fighting a losing battle in encouraging students to switch off their smartphones and pay attention, well they were until Pocket Points arrived on the scene. Read More
Moving to a new home is a major life event, even if you’ve moved dozens of times before. There’s a whole lot of planning to take care of, including packing everything you own into boxes, and preparing to start your life all over again in a new location. Now, if you’re a pet owner we don’t need to explain how valued a member of your family they are, but have you started to plan for how your pet is going to handle your move? Read More
The whole world was focused on the 2016 Rio Olympics, but elsewhere in the world records were being set by non-Olympic athletes, too. Did you know that August 10th was National S’mores Day? Or that the celebration went beyond just you enjoying S’mores without any of the guilt normally associated with these tasty treats?
In fact, a Guinness World Record attempt was made by the Girl Scouts Heart of Central California. The world record they wanted to smash: The largest number of people in one place making S’mores at the same time.
There’s a thought provoking meme doing the rounds online that basically says, “Imagine for a second that trees gave off Wi-Fi signals, we’d be planting trees everywhere and we’d probably go a long way to saving our planet, too. Too bad they only produce the oxygen we breathe and not just sit there looking pretty.” The sad thing about this meme is that it’s true – we place more value on the strength of our Wi-Fi signal than on the health of our ecosystems. But people are starting to wake up to the fact that Mother Nature matters, and a recent initiative by Sacramento’s City Council aims to protect the city’s urban forest.
The goal of the new ordinance is to allow for better management of the Sacramento’s trees, both on public and private property. Until recently, property owners or developers could remove trees of any age without getting prior approval. Now that the trees have been recognized as an integral part of the city’s infrastructure, and that our urban forest is just as important a feature of the city as anything else, it makes sense to preserve them.
The entrance to Sacramento Zoo is one of the most iconic sights in the state, and has been in place since 1961. These distinctively-shaped awnings at the entrance to the zoo are called hyperbolic paraboloids, and give the zoo’s entrance its unique look and feel. The smaller buildings are the entry and exit points of the zoo, while the larger structure was the site of the Discovery Room, which has since been converted into an air conditioned space for younger children to cool down in when visiting the zoo during the warm summer months.
Unfortunately due to issues with dry rot, and the potential for structural problems based on that, the entrance to the Sacramento Zoo now requires a complete overhaul. While every effort is being made to preserve the original look and feel of the entrance, it may be necessary for the buildings to be torn down and replaced for health and safety reasons.
If the smell of freshly cut grass, backyard BBQ and the blazing, fiery ball in the sky overhead hasn’t been enough to convince you that summer is here, well maybe the California State Fair can. Even the world’s greatest curmudgeon can’t resist a State Fair, and the proof of that is the CSF is now celebrating its 163rd year of bringing fun, food and entertainment to residents of Sacramento. The 2016 fair looks set to attract around 600,000 visitors, part of the annual increase in visitors it’s been enjoying now for the last few decades.
Now, when you think about the fair you’re automatically thinking cotton candy, corn dogs, and all sorts of beverages. Sure, there’s lots of amazing stuff to enjoy at the fair, but from July 8th to July 24th we’re pretty sure you’re going to be thinking with your stomach first, and your head second.
It probably won’t surprise you to hear that there’s a whole lot of exciting events coming your way in Sacramento this summer. If it does surprise you to hear that, well then buckle yourself in and allow us to whet your appetites with entertainment for you, your family and friends to enjoy this summer.
French Film Festival
International movie buffs should prepare themselves for two weekends of cultural fun at the Crest Theatre on June 17-19 and June 24-26. Don’t panic if you’re not a fluent francophone – every single one of these movies has English subtitles, allowing you to enjoy the movie and not focus on trying to translate the dialogue.
The Sacramento French Film Festival is now entering its 15th year and will showcase a wide range of new French movies while reintroducing some of the French classics you may have heard about. This year’s festival is slightly different in that the headline movie – Fatima by Philippe Faucon – is showing before the opening reception.
Moving to a new home is rated as one of the most stressful experiences in life outside of the death of a loved one and divorce. There are so many things you need to remember, because you’re literally packing your entire life into boxes and bags, so you can’t afford to forget anything when you’re moving to another city, like Sacramento, or outside of our area . Sure, you can use a moving company, but they can’t be responsible if you forget to pack several important items.
We’ve put together a list of our five top tips for when you’re packing up everything you own in the world.
The long, warm days of summer are finally here, and between the temperatures rising into the 90s, and the chance to take some time off work, things are looking pretty good for the people of Sacramento.
It’s time to take the tarp off the BBQ, inflate the tires of your favorite bicycle, grab your swimming trunks, and get ready to have fun. But why struggle on deciding where to go on vacation when you have everything you could possibly need right here at home?
We decided to save you the headache of doing the research yourself, coming up with nine of the best things you can do in Sacramento this summer:
Moving away from Sacramento is a lot of work.
For most people, packing is the hardest part. How do you pack when moving away from Sacramento? Today, we’re explaining the tips and tricks that will make it easy to pack when moving away from Sactown.
Start By Collecting Boxes For The Move:
You’re going to need lots of boxes for your move. In fact, you’re probably going to need more boxes than you think. Many people are surprised by how much stuff they own once they start clearing out closets and basements.
Your first step when preparing to move away from Sacramento is to collect as many boxes as possible. Ask around at local stores for their old boxes. Ask friends for their old moving boxes. Buy new moving boxes. Ask your moving company for boxes (many have special reinforced moving boxes available at discount rates).
Are you moving out of Sacramento? Preparing for a move can be challenging. You’re picking up your entire life – and all your belongings – and moving to a new location.
Wherever you’re moving, you need to consider some important things. By thinking about these things today, you can better prepare for the move in the future:
Change of Climate from Sacramento:
Sacramento has a similar climate to the regions around the Mediterranean. It’s one of the sunniest and most beautiful parts of America in terms of weather.
Unless you’re moving to Southern California or Hawaii, leaving Sacramento means giving up great weather. The place you’re moving isn’t likely to have the same hot, dry summers as Sacramento and the mild winters.
If you’re moving north, you may have to invest in rain gear, winter gear, boots, and other cold weather apparel.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics has released some positive new numbers for the Sacramento area. Unemployment is down, economic growth is up, and the future is looking bright for the city of Sacramento.
What does this news mean for the city of Sacramento? Let’s take a closer look at the meanings behind these numbers.
Unemployment is Down Across the Region
In December 2014, unemployment in the Sacramento area (including El Dorado County, Placer County, Sacramento County, and Yolo County) was reported to be 6.3% on average. By December 2015, that number had dropped all the way to 5.5%.
That’s a 0.8% drop over one year. Unemployment rates for all across America were also down, although it only dropped from 5.4% to 4.8% – a change of 0.6%.
Living the west coast lifestyle is what dreams are made of for most people, especially anyone living in a state where they spend most of their year either freezing, or soaking wet, or a combination of both.
Fortunately, for some, Sacramento remains off the beaten path in terms of a surge of families relocating, simply because most people relocating to California are heading straight for the coast.
Fuller Moving Services has assisted in hundreds of moves to Sacramento, and here are some of the reasons why you might want to live here too:
The Sacramento Kings are getting a brand new arena. Locals are excited. The team is excited. Why is everyone so excited about the new arena? Here are 5 fast facts you need to know about Sacramento’s new $500 million arena.
1) The Developers Want it to Be the Most High-Tech Arena in the NBA
You can’t build a new arena in 2016 without implementing new technologies. Sacramento’s new Golden 1 Center is expected to be high-tech and hip. Some of the high-tech features in the stadium are below.
-Designed from the ground-up with online graphic and social media interfaces throughout the building
-Aircraft hangar doors on the north side will open onto the public plaza
-Full laser-lit interior show
-Open-air concept design
We always find it funny that people can live in a place their entire lives and still not experience everything their city has to offer. People fly overseas looking for adventure and entertainment, often forgetting how much fun is just a short drive from their own home.
We have a list of things you can enjoy in your free time in Sacramento. Get moving with your family and friends.
The people of Roseville understand the importance of the arts to our community. Our city has a rich, native heritage dating back thousands of years and a more contemporary heritage that we embrace with both arms.
Understanding where we’ve come from is equally as important as understanding where we’re going, and the arts of multiple generations and peoples help us better understand each other.
Here are our top four arts activities in Roseville – we’re confident you’ll find something here that appeals to you and, perhaps, your kids too.
“Parks are works of art just as a painting or sculpture is.” – Thomas Hoving
Life moves pretty fast, and if you don’t stop to smell the roses now and again you might just miss out on the real meaning of life: happiness. Fortunately for you, there are lots of great parks in Sacramento for anyone who wants to take a time out from their hectic lifestyle smell some roses along the way.
It’s always a good idea to do your due diligence before taking the leap of faith required when moving to a new city or state. The 118,000 of us already residing in Roseville know what a great place it is to live and work, but we’d like to share with you some of the reasons why that’s the case.
The festive season is upon us! Visitors to and residents of Roseville have lots to look forward to over the coming weeks of the holiday season.
The whole community has already made a great start in creating a holiday atmosphere, and the fact we lit our Christmas Tree on December 3rd lets you know that the big day isn’t too far away. Even better news is that they’re actually forecasting snow for Placer County this year, so we might actually get to enjoy a white Christmas!
Between now and December 25th there are lots of holiday-inspired entertainment and activities for your family to enjoy, so here’s a list of events you should consider:
Living on the West Coast of the United States is a dream shared by many people, but not everyone can afford the cost of living there. Living a little further inland in Sacramento is far more affordable and provides your family with an enviable location and lifestyle. When the day comes to relocate here, the team at Fuller Moving Services will be more than happy to help you set up home.
In the meantime, our team of Roseville movers has selected 5 great Sacramento suburbs for you to consider as your future home.
You already know Roseville has plenty to offer any family living here or considering relocating here. The many amenities are part of what makes Roseville such a great city. There are lots of great restaurants for you and your family to dine at.
To help make your night out a little easier, we’ve put together a quick guide to the 5 best restaurants in Roseville – we’re sure you’ll find at least one that has you salivating at the thoughts of their menu choices.
Rocklin, California, like many small towns in California, owes its existence to gold. But our town’s history is so much more than just gold. Here’s a brief history of Rocklin, CA.
Prior to the California Gold Rush in the 1800s, Native Americans had populated the region around Rocklin, California, for centuries. The Rocklin area was filled with groves of oak trees and gentle hills filled with grassy valleys. The land was rich with game and Native Americans also harvested acorns, pine nuts, berries, and other plants native to the region.
Looking for something to do in Roseville, California, over the next month? Here’s our list of the best things going on in Roseville, CA for fall 2015:
Tower Theater’s 75th Anniversary Celebration – Saturday, November 7
On Saturday, November 7, Roseville’s historic Tower Theater will go back in time to 1940 to celebrate its 75th anniversary. This year’s festivities include entertainment and a movie screening of “Too Many Girls”. Your $5 per person entry fee also grants you access to museum exhibits, live music, classic cars, concessions, street celebrations, and more.
Did you just move to Sacramento? Let us remind you that you are now close to some of California’s most beautiful natural sights. Today, we’re featuring some of the best outdoor spots in and around Sacramento, California.
American River Bike Trail
Many people are surprised to discover this beautifully large park hiding within the city of Sacramento. The American River Bike Trail is a great place for cyclists, runners, walkers, and dogs.
Within just a few minutes of leaving your Sacramento home, you can feel like you’re surrounded by nature. Find a shady spot, bring a picnic, and relax by the American River.
Whether you just moved to Sacramento or you’re a lifelong resident looking for exciting new things to try, here are the best upcoming events taking place this fall in Sacramento, California.
Catch a Sacramento Republic FC Playoff Game
Sacramento Republic FC is our local United Soccer League team in Sacramento. They play home games at Bonney Field. Having clinched their berth in the playoffs on September 6, Sacramento Republic FC look to keep up the winning tradition heading into September.
Moving yourself and your family ranks as one of the most stressful experiences anyone goes through. In most cases moving to a new home is ranked as being just as stressful as divorce, or even a death in the family.
Fortunately, moving is all about new beginnings, but you will still need to prepare your children, your partner, and your pets for the move well in advance of the day itself.
At Fuller Moving Services, as one of the most trusted movers in Sacramento, we have years of moving expertise we’d like to share with you. In fact, if you follow these tips we can assure you that moving will go much smoother.
Discussion About Moving with the Family
Although it is a parent’s decision to relocate to a new home, that doesn’t mean that the matter shouldn’t be discussed with your entire family. If you choose to force through your personal agenda, without any opportunity for your partner and kids to make their feelings known, this will definitely lead to feelings of resentment later on, and a road trip you’ll probably regret.
The reality is that the move might be necessary regardless of what people think or feel, but including your entire family in the overall decision will make the process a lot less stressful on you and them.
Deciding on the Moving Process
It can be very difficult to uproot yourself and relocate to a new city or state. In fact, it’s so difficult for most people that they procrastinate themselves into a corner, constantly delaying the decision to actually leave because it’s too painful.
Do yourself a favor by setting out a timetable that everyone can see and contribute to – make it a huge wall chart and get the entire family involved. Once you have set a moving date you need to plan towards that, and then stick to your plan.
Involved in Moving Preparation
There’s nothing quite like arriving at a new property only to find it’s not quite what you expected i.e. the furniture is missing, or the heating is broken, or it smells weird. Even in a perfectly kept property, it still won’t feel as “homey” as your actual home did.
You can’t really do anything to fix that until you start living in your new home, but you can make it a lot easier for people and pets to adapt and adjust by making sure that the property is somewhere you can actually live, before you all arrive there.
A great tip is to bring along some of your kids favorite toys or comfort items – they’ll help make a strange, new home a lot less strange, a lot faster. Pets will appreciate anything with your scent on it, so make sure they’re taken care of too.
Encouraging the Family to Express Honest Feelings
In most circumstances tantrums from children should never be entertained – it’s a bad example for them to think they can kick and scream to get what they want. When moving to a new home, it’s important that you encourage your kids to share with you exactly how they feel, and if that means shedding lots of tears and raising their voices, then it’s probably best to let them get that out of their system.
Once they know you care enough to listen to their concerns, and then support them through the entire move, you’ll find that they’ll adjust more quickly. Simply laying down the law isn’t going to work though, so avoid that approach.
Sibling Support Through the Move
If your kids are a few years apart it might help if you ask the older kids to help the younger kids with the move. This will distract them from their own feelings of sadness that they’re leaving their old home behind, and your younger children will get the kind of family support they need from those closest to them.
If you do nothing else before moving to a new home please make sure that you plan each step of the move carefully, and this can be made a lot easier if you pay a professional mover to take care of all the heavy work for you.
Wondering how much a professional mover in Sacramento costs? You can get a FREE quote from us before making any decisions (and receive a FREE packing kit).
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Moving can be such a stressful time. The simplest of details and tasks can slip your mind, so we’ve prepared a moving checklist infographic to save you some time and hassle as you move. You’ll find a breakdown of what you need to consider starting at 8 weeks out from your move to or from Sacramento.
You might know that Sacramento is the capital of California. But what else do you need to know about this city of nearly 500,000 people before moving here? We’ve made it easy: here are 10 things you need to know before moving to Sacramento.
1) It’s One of the Most Diverse Cities in America
Sacramento was once named the most diverse city in America by TIME. Los Angeles and New York City might be called the great melting pots of America, but the multiplicity of cultures in Sacramento blend together smoothly to create more of a cultural mosaic than a melting pot. This makes Sacramento one of the most integrated cities in America.
2) You’ll Eat the Best Cheeseburgers of Your Life in Sacramento
In N’ Out, Five Guys, McDonald’s….wherever you’ve had your best burger before, forget about it before you move to Sacramento. Sacramento is famous for its burgers. Don’t believe me? Pay a visit to the Squeeze Inn, which serves burgers so famous they’re known all across the state of California. Their secret is to use lots of cheese – you get a slice of cheese that’s about twice as large as the burger bun!
Make sure you’ve covered everything on the checklist, then read through our list of moving tips to become an instant moving expert. Consider printing out this guide to keep it handy during your move.
Hiring a professional mover is one of the smartest things you can do before a move. Find out all the best advantages of hiring a professional mover today:
1) Save your Breakable Items
Have you ever moved an antique table? What about a piano? What about your 60 inch TV, your computer monitor, or your plates and cups?
Moving companies have moved these breakable items thousands of times. They can move your stuff more safely than you and your friends ever could – I guarantee it.
If you want all of your valuable possessions to last from point A to point B, then professional movers give you the best chance of doing that.
There’s a lot of planning involved in moving. With so much planning involved, it’s easy to overlook planning your actual moving route.
Whether you’re moving across the city or across the state, pre planning your route seems pretty straightforward. Just type the locations into Google Maps, then take note of the directions, right?
Roseville Van is the best! They meet the needs of each of our seniors each time we call on them. The men are trained to be efficient, professional and they work extremely hard to please our mutual customers.
Excellent, Excellent, Excellent, Thank you so much, what a great Staff!
(re: Moms Move) Not only was everything explained to me but your representative spent almost 2 hours explaining & counseling my mother about her move. Thank you, I can not think of a thing you could improve – everything was wonderful!
I just wanted to thank you and your company for a professional move. Sherman and the young man who loaded the truck with him were both very professional and pleasant to work with. Sherman kept in contact with us throughout the move and showed up right on time (in fact earlier than expected). I would highly recommend your company to others and would use North American again if we were to do a big move like this again (hopefully that will never happen)!
Roseville Van & Storage of Sacramento California has been awarded the North American Van Lines Quality Award Certificate! Your customers have designated you as an Excellent Quality Provider for all of the following categories: Booking, Origin Services, Hauling and Performance. Congratulations on your award! Your continued effort to ensure that all customers receive the best quality of service is greatly appreciated.
I wanted to commend your crew! They were very efficient, courteous individuals and they did an outstanding job! Roseville Van & Storage is very fortunate to have these guys as employees.
Hi, Nathan, I just wanted to send a quick note to let you know how pleased Glen and I were with our move yesterday. After calling several moving companies, you proved to be the most reliable, consistent and easiest person I dealt with. Thank you for your service in the move. Additionally, Jerry and William were both professional, easy to work with and did an outstanding job in taking care of our possessions as well as our homes at both ends. We would definitely recommend this team (and you) to others who may be moving in the area. Please pass along our thanks again to both Jerry and William for making the move a little easier.
Thank you for your time and hard work, Mike and Josh did a great job! We are very happy!