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“It was a very good year.”

As Ernie’s Van and Storage notches its 80th trip around the calendar, it’s a good time to reflect on how it all started. As with every business, you can trace the beginning to one individual’s hopes for a better future.

Murphy’s Top Ten Moving Mistakes

You remember Murphy, the guy who famously postulated: “If something can go wrong, it will.” I’m not quite as fatalistic, but there’s an undeniable grain of truth in Murphy’s words. So, with a nod to Irish wisdom, here are ten moving predicaments that occur with greater frequency than Uncle Pat downs a pint of stout.

Moving Checklist

Getting organized seems to be easier for some folks than it is for others. (Sometimes I have difficulty just remembering where I laid my car keys.) So, I have created a checklist—something to help those of us who are organizationally challenged stay on track in the days before the move. I call it... (drum roll, please)...

No, We Don’t Leave Things in the Yard

Storage in Transit is like having an ace in the hole. It’s here if you need to play it. The concept is simple: we keep your things in our warehouse, safe from loss or damage, until you’re ready to receive them. We don’t unpack the cartons; we put them in secure containers. We wrap upholstered furniture, like sofas and overstuffed chairs, in plastic stretch wrap and place them on racks. It’s all very clean and orderly.

A floor plan makes for a smoother move

Before you move into your next home, one fairly simple task can save you time and aggravation. It can even save you money. A floor plan will make moving in a much simpler process.