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

Types Of Commercial Storage Based On What You Need To Store


Commercial storage comprises several types of specific storage units as they relate to commercial and business purposes. If you are looking to store specific items, you may need a specific type of commercial storage.  Here are some specific types of commercial storage and how they may suit your particular needs. Shipment Storage Commercial storage for shipments usually involves warehouse space. Most boxes and crates are so large they cannot be placed anywhere else, and oddly-shaped packages also have to have their own warehouse space.

12 December 2016

Four Tips To Help You Unpack With Ease


When moving, most people focus their attention on packing and transporting their household goods. Don't forget about the hard work that comes once you arrive at your new home. Unpacking is just as important. To make this task as stress-free as possible, make sure you know what to do. 1. Pack With Unpacking In Mind Pack in the same manner that you would unpack. For instance, do you keep your belts and socks in the same drawer?

8 December 2016

Three Ways To Move REALLY Heavy Furniture


Every home in America has something that is undeniably heavy. It could be a grand piano, a roll-top desk, a full wall entertainment center, or a king-size bed. Whatever it is, moving it even a foot in any direction is a Herculean feat. Yet, it does not seem to deter anyone from buying these immense and really heavy pieces of furniture. If you need to move something of this sort and you know you cannot do it alone, here are three ways to move it across a room, up the stairs, and/or down the stairs.

7 December 2016

How To Properly Store A Mattress


Mattresses are one of the most important pieces of furniture within your home, but they are also one of the largest. If you need to free up some space in your home or are moving and want to keep your mattress in a separate location for the process, you should look into placing it in a self-storage unit. However, if improperly stored, a mattress can become damaged and uncomfortable to sleep on.

5 December 2016

Important Tips for Moving Overseas


Are you thinking about accepting a job offer in another country? Are you unsure of whether you'll be staying there permanently or will be moving back to the United States in a few months or years? Moving to another country, whether temporarily or permanently, usually involves a lot of planning in order to make sure that everything goes as smoothly as possible. Fortunately for you, there are a few things you can do to help make things easier.

13 October 2016

Make Your Life Better By Getting A Year-Round Storage Unit


Many people believe that self-storage units are a short-term solution for a temporary clutter problem, and therefore, they only plan to keep a storage unit for a couple of months. However, some homeowners have found that keeping a permanent storage unit is a wonderful idea that simply makes their lives better in many different ways. Here's a look at how storage units can improve your life during every season of the year:

28 October 2014