Time To Move? 3 Tricks To Alleviate The Stress


It's finally time to move. Even if you're just moving across town, you're going to need a plan. The last thing you want is to wake up on moving day and realize that you're not ready. If that happens, you're going to be faced with mounting stress and additional work. Don't let moving day catch you by surprise. Here are three simple steps that will help take the stress out of your next move.

14 February 2017

Putting Computers In Storage? Prepare Them First


When putting electronics in storage, you need to be aware of storage facility features and your own device maintenance requirements. Different levels of heat, humidity, cold, dust, and other harmful factors can have varying effects on your belongings, and you may have to play a balancing act of protection versus budget to get the right facility. Here are a few computer preparation tips and storage facility selection ideas to make sure your storage unit is the right match.

13 February 2017

3 Tips For Packing Your Own Stuff During A Move


Moving houses is generally a daunting and stressful process, which is why it can be easier to hire professional movers to handle the heavy lifting. However, there are some aspects of the move you can handle yourself to save time and money. If you break down the packing process into a series of phases, you may find that the entire process goes on a lot smoother and that everything is ready come moving day.

17 January 2017

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Winter Move Go More Smoothly


If you have to move during the winter time you are going to have to deal with cold temperatures and less than ideal moving conditions. Here are three easy ways to make your winter move go more smoothly. #1 Hire Professional Movers One of the easiest ways to reduce the stress of moving during the winter time is by hiring professional movers. Professional movers will the the right equipment to easily move your belongings out of your old home and into your new home without getting injured or hurt on snow and ice.

13 January 2017

7 Tips For A Sane Moving Experience


Despite your best efforts to make the experience as carefree as possible, moving day will have some stressful moments. Fortunately for you and your family, taking steps now to handle those stressful moments will keep your move going forward and keep everyone in relatively good spirits. To help you accomplish just that, here are some preparations you can do before moving.   Plan your trip. Unexpected issues, such as low hanging trees or narrow bridges, can make moving stressful.

11 January 2017

Reasons To Rent A Bigger Moving Truck Than You Think You Need


When you're getting ready for a move and contact a moving company to arrange for the rental of a truck, you'll often be asked to describe the size of your home. The number of bedrooms and the square footage that you have will typically influence the size of truck that you should rent. It can often be a good idea, however, to opt for a truck one size bigger than which is recommended to you.

10 January 2017

Tips for Moving Your Fish


Moving fish is considerably more difficult than moving cats or dogs. Fish require an entirely different environment that needs to travel with them, and that can make them more difficult for you to move. Luckily, there are professional moving companies that have moved fish before and will be able to help get your fish to their final destination safely. Here are some tips for moving your fish. 1. Ask Whether the Moving Company Prefers Buckets or Bags

5 January 2017

Three Ways For Artists To Use A Self-Storage Unit


Self-storage units can be used for more than just storing boxes of personal items. If you are an artist, you may want to consider renting one to provide a unique space for your work. Here are just some of the many ways you can use a self-storage unit for your artwork. Design Studio Renting a retail space for your work can be expensive, and if you are just starting your career in art, an pricey lease may not be in the budget.

29 December 2016

3 Extra Services That Local Moving Companies Can Provide


While there are traditional services that local moving companies provide, there are also some great extra services that they can provide for you as well. This article will discuss 3 extra services that local moving companies can provide for you.  1. Transporting Your Vehicles For You If you have extra vehicles that you need to move with you, but that you aren't going to be able to drive, you can have the local moving company take care of this for you.

14 December 2016

Keeping Moisture Away From Your Stored Belongings


If your belongings are packaged and ready to place inside a storage unit for temporary safe-keeping, you will most likely want to keep them free of damage while staying in your allotted enclosure. When a storage unit suffers from excessive humidity, moisture accumulation tends happen. This can cause havoc to many personal items, including the risk of wood rot, mold, mildew, or rust. To keep items free of moisture damage, try some of the following tips when placing them in a storage unit.

14 December 2016