Three Situations In Which You Can Benefit From A Storage Unit


Homeowners often choose to rent space at a self-storage facility when they're looking to declutter their homes. While they might not have an immediate idea about the long-term plans for the items they've chosen to store, they know one thing – that they want to get some of the clutter out of their homes. While the use of a storage unit is immensely beneficial in this sort of situation, there are a number of other times that you can benefit from the rental of a storage unit for a short-, medium- or long-term rental period.

21 January 2016

Remove Your Treadmill From Open Spaces Before An Open House


When selling your home, it is important that you get rid of all of the things that are taking up space and don't exactly fit in the place where you have them put. One thing that you should consider moving into storage until your move is the treadmill that is in your bedroom, living room or office. This is a big piece of equipment that takes up a lot of space and can make those rooms look much smaller than they really are.

20 January 2016

3 Tips For Moving Your Clothing During Your Upcoming Move


Moving is no easy task, even if you hire a moving company, but it is something that must be done if you just purchased a new home. As you plan for this big day, you may wonder how you should go about moving your clothing. Clothes can be placed in boxes; however, this is not the best way to accomplish the task. Here are three tips you might want to try that could help you keep your clothes more organized during your move.

18 January 2016

Avoid These 4 Common Moving Mistakes


When moving day arrives, you want to be fully prepared with well-packed boxes and backups in case your friends can't help you move. Unfortunately, there are some common mistakes that keep a move from running smoothly. Here are some mistakes to avoid when you are moving house. Packing Boxes Too Heavy Just because you have a large box that is in great condition, doesn't mean you should fill it to the very top with all your heavy items.

14 January 2016

2 Tips For Hiring Movers For The 1st Time


If you are moving, and have decided that you want to hire movers to assist you, you should follow the tips below. #1: Have The Moving Company Visit Your Home Before Signing A Contract Once you determine which moving company you want to hire, make sure that you have them visit your home before you sign a contract with them. This will allow them to provide you with a more accurate estimate so that there are no surprise costs or fees on the day of your move.

13 January 2016

Protecting Your Things While They Are In Storage


If you are putting your stuff in storage the last thing you want to happen is to not be able to find some of your items or to have them come out damaged. The information provided here will help you to secure them properly and to label them in a manner that allows you to find them right away if necessary. Secure your cords One way appliances often get damaged is when the cords accidentally get pulled on, either by setting something heavy on top of them without realizing it, or by tripping on them during the moving process, which also creates an added risk of someone injuring themselves.

11 January 2016

Hiring Professionals To Ensure Safety Of Fragile Items During A Long-Distance Move


Poor packing of fragile items is one of the main causes of breakages during a long distance move.  Considering that the truck will travel for many miles over a considerable period of time, it is important to ensure everything is correctly packed. Trained packers from a reputable long distance moving company understand that delicate and fragile items are not simply placed in a box, but require special care. Therefore, they will use the right packing materials and techniques to ensure safety of your fragile items, such as mirrors, glasses, and kitchen utensils during the long journey.

8 January 2016