Mover Blog | Blog #MovetoEndDV FAQ's | Wed, 09 Sep 2015 09:43:31 GMT The goal of this post is to answer the frequently asked questions surrounding the Move to End DV pledge campaign. Erin Steed Show me the money!!! One moving company’s guarantee when they dare you to compare! | Thu, 21 May 2015 18:27:33 GMT Next time you compare service-providers, give a 2nd look to the one who puts their money where their mouth is. We are proud to offer… no, GUARANTEE… unmatched quality, character, and assurance in the employees we hire, and the service that we provide. Jay Edwards How many moving companies have a 401k for their movers? | Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT In 2011, we began offering our growing team a very attractive 401K plan. Overtime the money will accumulate especially for our youngest employees---Meatheads, your time is now! Aaron Steed Asking your friends to help you move: Worth it? | Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:52:19 GMT We’ve all been there. Helping your friends move is one of life’s many obligations. It’s something that’s hard to say no to. On the other end of the equation, asking your friends to lend a hand on your move day isn’t particularly fun to do, either. Sure, good buds will do it, but here’s the question: Is it really worth it? Aaron Dee of the Month | Brad Covell | Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:38:45 GMT Meet our of the Month for August of 2014. Brad Covell: determined, competent, ambitious and so much more... Aaron Dee Featured on "My Fair Wedding" This Friday on WEtv | Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:57:20 GMT We’re excited to announce that will be featured on the hit show, My Fair Wedding with David Tutera THIS FRIDAY on WEtv! Aaron Dee & Habitat for Humanity | Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:17:44 GMT is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity by offering clients the option of donating any unwanted items to a Habitat local ReStore. It’s a winning combination! Shaun Jones of the Month | A.J. Clarey | Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:49:12 GMT Our of the Month for April, Crew Coordinator A.J. Clarey, is going on three years here at and was recently assigned to our newest location in Orange County. He’s been a terrific asset to not only our company, but to the new forexii.rus he mentors. Learn more about A.J. and why he’s more than deserving of this honor. Aaron Dee of the Month | Tanner Hinek | Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:04:25 GMT This month, we are recognizing the hard work of Tanner Hinek, a guy we depend on to lead crews of forexii.rus on jobs and to act as the main point of contact for our clients. He’s the youngest mentor we have in Houston County, and we—and of course, the clients—appreciate all he does. You’re the man, Tiny. Keep up the good work! Aaron Dee recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 companies started by someone 35 and under at the United Nations | Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:47:07 GMT A business trip to the Big Apple? Pretty cool. Being recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 companies started by someone 35 and under at the United Nations Building? Priceless. Aaron Steed Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards Recognizes America’s Leading Job Creators | Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:01:40 GMT is honored for Texas job creation over the past 18 months. Aaron Dee Creating Tomorrow's Leaders While Improving Today's Economy | Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:41:21 GMT As part of answering the President’s challenge, overhauled its Appearance and Professionalism training to help all of its young employees build the confidence and skills to serve discerning clients, lessons from which employees reap benefits long after their job ends and can use in their future endeavors. Aaron Steed Rejoice! Olympic wrestling will live on in the 2020 summer games! |!-olympic-wrestling-will-live-on-in-the-2020-summer-games!-194.aspx Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:13:59 GMT Wrestling fans and protested, and it looks like our voices were heard. The Original Olympic Sport is back in the official summer Olympics program! Aaron Steed of the Month | Steven Campbell | Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:10:54 GMT Steven Campbell’s been our man behind the moves, our coordinator, managing roughly 20 moves a day, and he’s doing a bang-up job. Wait, ‘bang-up’ is probably not apropos for a mover. Let’s say phenomenal. That’s the ticket. Congratulations, Steven! Aaron Dee Cinderella Fund Update | Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:45:52 GMT The "Cinderella Fund" happily donates $1 per box packed, by Princess Packers, towards children's charities in the communities we serve. Erin Steed of the Month | Chris Chase | Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:07:35 GMT When he’s not making your move easier, Chris Chase spends his spare time as a volunteer firefighter with the Fillmore Fire Department in Ventura County. Aaron Dee Our New Storage Facility: Wine without the cheese | Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:54:30 GMT You may think your pantry is adequate to store those reds and whites. Think again! And who wants to be adequate anyway? Check out how’s new wine storage facility can preserve the shelf life of your collection. Aaron Steed One down, one to go - Wrestling makes the cut for sudden death vote in September | Fri, 31 May 2013 11:53:59 GMT Wrestling is on its way to heading back to the Olympics! On the first day of its three-day symposium, the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board selected wrestling as one of three sports axed earlier this year to now be voted on for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games. Aaron Steed US Legislators stand up for Olympic wrestling - and you can too… | Mon, 13 May 2013 13:04:16 GMT The IOC is feeling the pressure! The Texas Senate unanimously passed a resolution urging the International Olympic Committee to keep wrestling a featured sport in the 2020 Olympic games. Similar resolutions have passed nearly unopposed in 19 other states. Let’s keep this going! Aaron Steed Moving in with a spouse | Wed, 01 May 2013 16:37:55 GMT As if moving alone isn’t stressful enough, moving in with that special someone can sometimes put a black eye on a relationship as it is still blossoming. There’s only so much a group of professional movers can do to make a move go off without a hitch, but there are a slew of things the happy couple can do to, well, stay happy during a move. Erin Steed Moving for work? You may qualify for some tax breaks! | Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:50:46 GMT Did you know moving expenses can be tax deductible? If you moved for work you may qualify for special tax deductions. Check out our blog for details. Evan Steed Save Olympic Wrestling | Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:33:23 GMT The wrestling community of Houston, TX stands united in our fight to preserve one of the original Olympic sports. Aaron Steed of the Month | Vante Smith-Johnson | Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:29:21 GMT Vante Smith-Johnson has been an all-around amazing employee with an incredible sense of teamwork. His striking personality, values, and accomplishments have earned him the recognition as our most dynamic employee of the month! Evan Steed 8 New Things Are Thankful For | Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:32:31 GMT This year has proven to be a strong and promising year for and we have a lot to be thankful for! These are just a few things we would like to mention. Aaron Steed Eco-Friendly Move Made Simple | Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:35:40 GMT Whether you are doing a local or long distance move, in order to save on time and reduce your carbon footprint, there are a number to tips and tricks to consider. Here are just a top few to start... Erin Steed Exceeds Pledge to the White House to Create Jobs for Youth | Tue, 06 Nov 2012 08:17:17 GMT and Princess Packers supported the Summer Jobs+ program by providing increased recruitment at Cuesta College, Moorpark College, and surrounding colleges. We pledged to offer paid employment, and additional training to at least 100 young men and women ages 18 to 24 at our locations in Houston and Camarillo in this year. We are thrilled to announce we hired 137 young men and women among these locations. Aaron Steed Presenting at the 2012 CEO National Conference | Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:51:32 GMT Saturday, November 3, [Aaron Steed] will be giving a speech at the 2012 CEO National Conference in Chicago. I plan to present as a grade A example in my speech of what it means to operate a successful business. Distinguishing a number of topics including starting a business from scratch, operating a sustainable business in today’s economy, and much more. Aaron Steed On Chelsea Lately Show | Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:17:38 GMT In case you missed it on TV, co-founder and CEO Aaron Steed was interviewed on the Chelsea Lately show by her assistant Chuy. Aaron Steed Newest Addition to Our Moving Fleet | Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:53:13 GMT We are proud to announce the addition of five new moving trucks to our fleet! Of the five, one of the newest introductions to our moving force is our very first Princess Packers mini moving truck. This is a huge milestone for us considering that as we reach nearly 40 moving vehicles, this is the first of its kind! Erin Steed A Job To Jump-start Your Career | Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:26:23 GMT Looking for full and part-time athletic young men and women for our local moving and packing company. is a well-known local business that currently employs hundreds of young people ages 18-24, and we are looking to immediately fill jobs for the school year (2012-2013) in our Houston headquarters! Aaron Steed The Four Wine Storage Commandments: How to Store Wine | Tue, 11 Sep 2012 15:33:11 GMT The Four Wine Storage Commandments: Temperature, Humidity, Light and Vibration as well as other tips in this blog post about how to store wine Evan Steed How to Pack a Computer | Fri, 07 Sep 2012 16:16:41 GMT Getting that computer into a moving box is not the first thing on your bucket list. Here is a brief how-to video loaded with tips and techniques on making this step much easier for you on your next move. Everything from what packing materials you will need, to important steps that need to be done ahead of time. All things considered, we hope this informational gets you up to speed for moving your computer. Enjoy this awesome video! Evan Steed How to Move to College | Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:34:50 GMT Moving to college soon? has you covered! Since we are a company primarily made of college students, we want to help you make the move to your next academic endeavor a success. Evan Steed 8 Fantastic Things To Ask a Moving Company and More | Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:21:30 GMT There are tons of moving companies to choose from out there. And here are just some questions to consider when making your next moving decision. Evan Steed Named Among Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies | Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:20:08 GMT was named as one of the nation’s fastest growing businesses by Inc. Magazine. The September issue hit newsstands this week. Aaron Steed Dreams Bloom Across the Region Through Cinderella Fund | Thu, 09 Aug 2012 09:24:22 GMT In June of this year, Princess Packers donated $10,782 from The Cinderella Fund to local charities. The fund provides grants for children from families suffering financial hardship to pursue their artistic and athletic interests. We checked in with our contacts to see what has been made possible through the donation. Here’s the update. Erin Steed Wrestling Club Gets a Boost from The Sanctuary Challenge | Wed, 11 Jul 2012 13:33:21 GMT This year’s Sanctuary Challenge, the popular annual golf tournament, benefited Wrestling. Sanctuary owner Doug Shaw presented Aaron Steed with a $2,000 check. Aaron Steed Small Business of the Year | Tue, 12 Jun 2012 17:55:55 GMT Yesterday, we were honored to be recognized by Assemblyman Achadjian at the Capitol in Sacramento as the Small Business of the Year. Evan Steed Cinderella Fund Grants First Round of Wishes | Sat, 02 Jun 2012 10:41:05 GMT On May 15, 2012, Princess Packers packed its 10,000th box! This week, we donated over $10,000 in grants to Houston Women’s Shelter, Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County, and The Wellness Community of the Valley/Ventura. Erin Steed National Small Business Week Video Contest Entry | Fri, 11 May 2012 05:48:11 GMT National Small Business Week Video Contest Entry: The story of how two broke high school brothers founded what is now a multi-million dollar moving company with help along the way from the Small Business Administration. Aaron Steed Summer Jobs+ | Wed, 02 May 2012 08:38:32 GMT America's young people face record unemployment, and we need to do everything we can to make sure they've got the opportunity to earn the skills and a work ethic that come with a job. It's important for their future, and for America's. Aaron Steed Answers National Call for Summer Jobs . . . and proud of it! | Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:46:36 GMT Across the country, economic times are tough for people under 25. It seems that lately, whenever I turn on the news there are stories about students overwhelmed by student loans, unable to find jobs, and moving back in with their parents. I am grateful that. . . Aaron Steed 100% Satisfaction Guarantee . . . Say What? | Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:44:21 GMT How can you tell if a moving company stands behind their work??? Answer: If they offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Aaron Steed Like, OMG! Hear what Lindsay Lohan’s movers did? | Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:14:45 GMT Say what you will about Lindsay Lohan, but NO ONE deserves for this to happen on their move. Having your privacy invaded and your personal security threatened is perhaps the most horrifying of all the moving horror stories we've ever heard. Erin Steed Senior Moving | Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:40:08 GMT Moving seniors is a specialty of. Blog post about helping seniors prepare to move and other senior moving considerations. Aaron Steed Girls’ Night Out, Westlake Village by | Mon, 23 Jan 2012 06:55:24 GMT Picture this, you arrive at the event to a red carpet, a step and repeat and a slew of photographers, glass of champagne, a long stem rose and then escorted by a tuxedoed to a table full of your friends. Sounds fabulous? That's just the beginning! Evan Steed 10 Questions to Ask a Moving Company | Mon, 09 Jan 2012 16:40:15 GMT Unfortunately horror stories about unethical moving companies are far to frequent in this day and age. The good news is hiring a moving company does not have to be a roll of the dice, ask the following 10 questions to avoid choosing the wrong mover. Aaron Steed 6 Things you wouldn’t expect from a or a Mover | Fri, 06 Jan 2012 19:38:35 GMT The urban dictionary describes a as an enormously muscular guy who cannot hold a conversation about anything other than weight-lifting and protein shakes. Evan Steed 2011 Highlight Reel | Tue, 27 Dec 2011 16:11:27 GMT As 2011 comes to an end we are grateful for the amazings/Princesses and Administrative Team as well as our customers and community that we have been able to work with. Aaron Steed Honored at White House | Fri, 02 Dec 2011 18:37:09 GMT In the wake of the prestigious honor received from The White House last month, our CEO reflects on how we got to where we are today. ”Being an entrepreneur has brought so much joy and purpose to my life. It has consumed me and my spectacular team as we work towards enhancing our journey every day. I want others to feel what I feel.” Aaron passionately explained after the award ceremony. Aaron Steed Fall and Winter Moving Tips | Thu, 20 Oct 2011 19:20:06 GMT Moving Tips: Cold Weather Edition! How to make the most out of moving when mother nature throws you a curve ball. Erin Steed Event Planner Tools & Resources for Having Aaron Speak | Wed, 05 Oct 2011 05:33:44 GMT Event Planner Tools & Resources for Having Aaron Speak Erin Steed Arturo Basulto Fights for Wrestling | Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:51:06 GMT Come cheer on Arturo Basulto as he Fights For Wrestling in FFW 4! Mixed Martial Arts Fights taking place October 1st in Houston, at Madonna Expo Center. Aaron Steed Moving Essentials Kit | Tue, 13 Sep 2011 13:03:47 GMT When you use and Princess Packers for your packing and moving needs, you can be assured your experience will be as stress-free as a move can be. However, we do recommend creating an essentials kit that you keep with you, and not on the moving truck. Erin Steed Favorite Moving Company in Houston | Sun, 28 Aug 2011 09:37:57 GMT had been voted as their readers’ favorite moving company. This award, the honor of being selected as the Houston Daily News Favorite Moving Company, was proof what we do works. Aaron Steed Santa Barbara County Movers | Thu, 25 Aug 2011 17:53:04 GMT We opened up an office in Santa Barbara County in 2002. In that year and every subsequent year, we’ve been voted number one moving company in the county by the Santa Maria Sun newspaper and also the Pacific Coast Business Times. We’re very proud to be offering award-winning moving services throughout all of Santa Barbara County. Evan Steed Forging Leaders at | Wed, 24 Aug 2011 19:25:17 GMT This is the most honest interview our CEO, my brother, Aaron Steed has ever given. It really shares some of the unknown history of Evan Steed Values of | Wed, 24 Aug 2011 18:50:10 GMT As we grow as a company, it has become more and more important to explicitly define the core values from which we develop our culture, our brand, and our business strategies. These are the seven core values that we live by. . Aaron Steed Chili Flip - Moving Mixology | Fri, 19 Aug 2011 14:22:34 GMT In our second installment of Movers Mixology, we're excited to feature a cocktail that is not only delicious, but calorie conscious, the Chili Flip! Erin Steed Charles Costabile Race Team | Thu, 18 Aug 2011 15:38:38 GMT Long Time and Ventura’s drag racing rising star, Charles Costabile sponsored by for his upcoming race at Irwindale Speedway. Aaron Steed Aaron Steed on Moving in Ventura County | Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:04:06 GMT Check out the latest production from Studios! An informative and fun interview with our CEO, Mr. Aaron Steed, talking about the third county we expanded to: Ventura County! Erin Steed Firestone Grill - Meaty Places | Fri, 12 Aug 2011 10:05:36 GMT Our first recommendation is a hometown favorite from the birthplace of, Houston. We highly recommend Firestone Grill, famous for their thinly sliced tri- tip sandwich piled high on a soft toasty garlic-butter dipped roll, drizzled with the best BBQ sauce this side of the Mississippi. Erin Steed Peach and Blackberry Muddle - Moving Mixology | Mon, 01 Aug 2011 08:29:43 GMT Welcome to the newest feature of the Blog: Moving Mixology! Our first featured cocktail comes to us courtesy of everyone's favorite domestic doyenne, Ms. Martha Stewart. Erin Steed Creating a Unique and Sustainable Company Culture: Part 2 | Fri, 13 May 2011 17:11:18 GMT Positive, permanent change comes from win-win-wins. A new initiative (Princess Packers), process (EXTREME Pad Wrapping), or incentive program (Injury Prevention Parties) will only work if it TRULY benefits the employees, the customers, and the company. If one of the three groups does not benefit, the new initiative/process/or incentive just won’t stick. Aaron Steed Presenting Princess Packers! |!-113.aspx Thu, 24 Mar 2011 17:25:00 GMT A Princess Packer is a professionally trained packer and organizer who has been through the extensive and time tested training at University. Our Princesses are the perfect complement to our strong, capable forexii.rus and together we provide the PERFECT moving experience! Erin Steed Business Partnership Program | Tue, 22 Feb 2011 17:51:15 GMT Through technology we have made a big step towards making businesses' moves and facility management easier and more streamlined. We are pleased to announce the Business Partnership Program. Evan Steed Entrepreneurial Internships | Fri, 04 Feb 2011 18:07:19 GMT The smart professors at Cal Poly have clearly “struck oil” with the just recently launched, Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Aaron Steed Falling Back in Love | Thu, 27 Jan 2011 18:19:31 GMT I have learned is that it’s important to step back, close the door on the executive suite, and walk down into the day to day operations of the company. As I write this, I am sitting at the reception desk of our main headquarters. I have spent the day greeting customers, talking to them about storage sizes, answering phone calls. . . Aaron Steed Logos | Thu, 06 Jan 2011 13:15:10 GMT Logos galore Evan Steed Quick Note on Our Moving Concierge Service | Thu, 16 Dec 2010 10:03:30 GMT In an industry so rife with fraudulent, unscrupulous movers, we are happy to help anyone who is in the process of moving . . .we have developed relationships with high-quality and trustworthy moving related vendors (cleaners, storage facilities, auto-transport companies, etc) which we leverage to your advantage. Evan Steed Creating a Unique and Sustainable Company Culture: Part 1 | Thu, 09 Dec 2010 18:57:14 GMT One of the biggest challenges that comes with running a successful, growing business is maintaining a company culture that is vibrant, dynamic, and productive. . .Over the next few weeks, I am going to expand a little on some of my favorite aspects of’s culture. Aaron Steed Is Entrepreneurship Teachable? | Fri, 03 Dec 2010 16:24:26 GMT I think the word “entrepreneur” often conjures up a mythical image from the outside looking in, but to me, entrepreneurship is fundamentally simple. Entrepreneurship is about creating a sustainable competitive advantage and value for all involved, coupled with the dedication to do whatever it takes to make it work. Aaron Steed Top 10 Thingss are Thankful for | Wed, 24 Nov 2010 17:04:42 GMT Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reflect and say thanks for the blessings that we all have in our life. With that said, here are the top 10 things that we at are thankful for. Aaron Steed Moving the Animals You Love | Tue, 16 Nov 2010 17:35:24 GMT Max knows he is one of the cutest animals on the planet and we (as his parents) would do anything to preserve his great quality of life. With that said, and myself being a moving expert, I am compelled to share some tips on how you can move our furry little friends with the least amount of stress. Aaron Steed Think partnership, not competition | Sat, 13 Nov 2010 18:23:39 GMT About five years (2005) ago I had a meeting with Steve Yapp (the franchise owner for PODS Texas, Texas) and we figured out that we could look at each other either as competitors or partners. Aaron Steed Party in the USA (for the kids!) | Sun, 24 Oct 2010 13:14:29 GMT I’m proud to announce that with our most recent Girls’ Night Out on October 19th, we raised a record breaking over $13,000 for CASA and at the same time had an incredible evening! Aaron Steed Used Moving Boxes and Bed Bugs | Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:45:37 GMT The issue with used cardboard boxes is that you don’t know whose items or what kind of things were packed into them before you. Were they a smoker? Did they have pets? Or even worse: PESTS! This opens the door to a recent hot button topic: disgusting and rampant bedbugs. Evan Steed 5 Apps Making Moving Easier | Mon, 18 Oct 2010 17:48:25 GMT We know moving is never an easy task, but these are few apps which will help smooth that transition. From "where'd I leave that file!?", to what to have for dinner when every pot and pan is still packed up. We hope you enjoy! Evan Steed First Post | Sat, 27 Feb 2010 16:14:42 GMT I decided to start this blog today because I feel compelled to share the experiences I am going through. In some ways this blog is going to be my journal, in others, a way for folks who are interested in keeping an eye on what we are doing. Aaron Steed Tweet Treats | Fri, 01 Jan 2010 09:21:17 GMT Packing or moving soon? We’re here to hook you up! Not only with a great deal, but also with the most athletic student-athlete movers in the industry. Evan Steed