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  • 3 Reasons To Find An Off-Site Babysitter While Packing For Your Move

    If you are packing up for a big move, you may have thought about hiring a moving company. One service that you might not have considered looking for, however, is a babysitter. It might not seem like a big deal to pack up your stuff while your kids are in the home -- after all, you probably do all sorts of household tasks with your kids in tow -- but finding an off-site babysitter for the big day can be a smart decision. [Read More]

  • 3 Things That Should Be Factored Into A Moving Budget

    Moving to a new residence is something that many Americans find themselves doing multiple times during their lives. Between 2013 and 2014, about 1 in 9 Americans moved to a new residence. What many people don't realize is how expensive these moves can be. The average cost of hiring a moving service is around $403 to $1,017. However, the cost of the move can be a lot higher depending on how large the household is and what rates the moving company charges. [Read More]

  • When To Store Your Furniture

    Furniture is a funny thing. When you are younger, you often do not have enough of it, and as you age, you tend to get too many pieces. For a variety of reasons, you may end up with two sofas, three dining room tables, and twelve mismatched chairs. While you may be able to get rid of some of these pieces, you may want to keep others, either for practical or sentimental reasons. [Read More]

  • Protecting Your Exercise Equipment From Damage When Moving

    If you are going to move to a new home, and you have exercise equipment you plan on bringing along, you will want to take steps in preparing it for the ride in a moving truck. Since exercise equipment is usually heavy and bulky, it will need special care so it does not become damaged in transit. Here are some steps you can take to get your equipment ready for the trek to your new home. [Read More]

  • Get Your Storage Facility Organized This Spring!

    Spring is almost here and it's time to get your storage unit organized! Using proper storage and organizational techniques in your storage unit can help you make the most efficient use of your storage space. By getting organized, you also make it easier to find what you need when it's time to retrieve items from your unit. The following tips will help you manage your storage unit organization project. Switch to Plastic Storage Bins [Read More]

  • 3 Options For Finding Cheap Boxes For Your Move

    If you are getting ready to move, you might already be crunching the numbers about how you can save. It's true that moving can be costly, and even the little things—like buying moving supplies—can get expensive. Luckily, there are ways that you can find cheap boxes for your move, so you'll have one less thing on your list to worry about spending money on. 1. Buy Them Through Your Moving Company [Read More]

  • Utilizing A Storage Unit To Free Up Space For Home Projects

    If you are gearing up for a big clean in your current home, it might be hard to know just where to begin. Renting a storage unit can help free up space for cleaning your entire home without your things getting in the way. Here are four ways that you can utilize residential storage services in order to clean your home top to bottom. 1. Access to Walls and Carpeting [Read More]

  • Kid Going Off To College? Get A Storage Unit And Create A Vacation Rental

    When your child graduates from high school and goes to college nearby, they can continue living at home to keep their monthly expenses down and focus on their studies. However, if they go to college far away, they will likely move into a dorm or find a decent-sized place with a roommate or two. By having them move out, you gain an opportunity to transform their bedroom into something new. [Read More]

  • Pod Company Vs. White-Glove Movers

    The world of moving companies is not populated by one-size-fits-all services. Instead, you have various different models of moving companies designed to meet the needs of a diverse customer base. You have some companies who will do everything for you and others that allow you to take various levels of control over the moving process. Two attractive options are white-glove movers and pod companies. Choosing between the two will depend on your abilities and needs. [Read More]

  • Four Ways A Storage Unit Can Help Create Harmony In Your Household

    A major point of contention in any family can be all of the stuff that can clutter everyday spaces. If your spouse isn't impressed with some of the ways you are utilizing space around the house, a storage unit might help. Here are four ways that a storage unit can help in removing specific types of clutter in the home that might lead to arguments over time. 1. Use the Garage for Cars [Read More]