3 Essential Considerations Before Renting A Storage Unit For The Holidays


Are you tired of your family finding their holiday presents before it's actually time to hand over those gifts? Does it seem like at least one relative has a sixth sense and will be able to find anything no matter where you put it in your home? Sometimes finding these presents is an accident, but sometimes it's the result of a concentrated effort to locate the goods. Regardless, this can be a frustrating experience for both you and the gift recipient.

2 December 2019

Good Reasons To Rent A Moving Truck That Don't Involve Moving


While trucks are a popular choice for those who are shopping for a new vehicle, a large portion of Americans do not currently own one. Some of these households do not want the extra expense that owning a truck would incur, while others see no need because they rarely haul anything bulkier than groceries and pet food. When they need to relocate to a different home, they simply rent a moving truck or hire a moving company to do the work.

26 June 2019

How To Pack Patio Furniture For Your Next Move


When it comes to packing for a move, you probably already know how to prepare clothing, books, and other indoor items. Packing patio furniture, on the other hand, can be more of a challenge. Here are a few things to consider before you begin packing your outdoor furniture for a move. Inspect For Damage Outdoor furniture can become damaged over time, even if it's built to withstand the elements. Woven wicker chairs and tables can develop holes after repeated use, while metal furniture can begin to rust and corrode.

14 May 2018

Moving Tech Equipment Takes More Than Fragile Stickers


Moving fragile objects is a fairly common concept, but it isn't enough for some things. Computers, copiers, televisions, and other electronics have a few issues that are a bit more complicated than wrapping everything with bubble wrap. Here are a few technology moving details to help you understand what could go wrong, and to give you an idea of what movers will do to keep your tech safe. Why Isn't Bubble Wrap Enough?

14 December 2017

How Hiring A Moving Company At The Last Minute Can Help You Stay Organized And Sane


If you have procrastinated preparing for your upcoming move and are now worried because moving day is less than a week away, you may want to give in and pay a moving company to help you get the job done. Moving is stressful, but it can be beyond stressful if you have put off packing and planning until the last week. If you can locate a moving company that offers last-minute services, you will not only have the ability to accomplish this move on time, but you will also have a better chance of staying organized and sane.

14 June 2016

3 Tips To Move And Store Expensive Leather Furniture Pieces


From finding boxes and your new residence to packing and transporting belongings, the challenges of moving are easy to see. 14.19 percent of the United States' population will move each year, so you may become part of this percentage moving to a new home or a completely new state. Your relocation may require placing furniture and other belongings into a storage facility or transportable storage pod. Unfortunately, placing certain items into storage for a longer period of time can be challenging due to the possibility of damage.

14 June 2016

Ensure Safe, Regular Access To Your Storage Unit While Settling Into Your New Home


Maintaining a storage unit is a great way to hold onto stuff that you need access to after a move and while settling into your new home. But without a plan and a little commitment, it can be overwhelming to keep things organized enough for safe and convenient access when visiting your storage unit. And because you won't likely be checking on your stored belongings daily, it can be challenging to make sure everything stays in optimal condition.

8 February 2016

How To Keep Stress Levels Down When Moving Internationally


Moving to another country can be completely life-changing. As a result, you're likely to feel a good deal of stress as your moving day approaches. To ensure the experience is more enjoyable and less stress-inducing, follow these tips. Hire an international moving company. A good portion of your stress likely comes from worrying about how you're possibly going to get all of your possessions to your new place. Dealing with customs, making sure things get to the right address, and ensuring items are not damaged during transportation are major concerns.

28 January 2016

How To Prepare Your Refrigerator For Moving Storage


If you need to move cross country and want to take your time while you pack and move your things, then it may be wise to think about using a moving storage service. The service will involve the use of a pod or a mobile storage unit. The pod is dropped off at your home and you are advised to contact the moving company when you are ready to have the pod delivered to your new residence.

22 January 2016

5 Simple Tricks to Speed Up Your Move


While most moves that cross state lines are billed at a set rate, many local companies charge by the hour for their services. This means that if you are hiring local movers, you can save a bit of money by preparing your home to enable the movers to work more quickly. Below are five easy ways that you can help speed up your move to meet a deadline and save some money.

14 January 2016