Moving across town should be easier than moving a few states away or even a few hours away -- but it is this comparative simplicity that trips some people up. Because they assume their move across town will be easy, many people make mistakes that cost them time, money, and their sanity when moving locally. Follow these tips, and you can avoid common pitfalls. Don't rule out the possibility of hiring movers.
14 October 2015
An outdoor storage unit is convenient. You can drive right up to the door so you don't have to carry heavy boxes very far. You can usually visit your outdoor unit any time you want, even at night. While it makes getting to your things a lot easier, it also puts them at higher risk than if you used an indoor unit that was always locked or under guard. Still, there are some things you can do to ensure your belongings are protected as well as possible in an outdoor storage unit.
13 October 2015
If you're going to be moving out of state and you aren't sure how to get the best deal on a moving company you can trust, there are a few different things you can try. You can research the companies to find out which ones get good ratings on the Better Business Bureau website, and you'll want to find out what services are included in their packages. Consider the following things when you go to pick a moving service.
9 October 2015
Becoming a seller on the online auction websites can help to generate additional income for your household. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find enough space in your home to store the inventory for your sales. One way to increase your inventory without having everything take over your home is to use a local storage unit to keep all of your inventory in. Before you go boxing everything up to take to storage, there are a few things that you can do to make the selling process much easier for you while storing your inventory away from your home.
30 September 2015
Keeping presents hidden during the holidays can be difficult if you have a home that is already packed with items and with nosey family members. If you have family that hunts for their presents year after year, throw them for a loop by storing their presents in a storage facility this year. The following guide walks you through a few of the benefits of storing holiday presents in a storage facility rather than storing them at your home.
25 September 2015
The very definition of treble refers to "high," so avoiding treble means that you want to avoid high notes or high places. As you will see, this definition of "treble" can apply to piano storage. You do not want to store your piano in a high (treble) place, but a low place. (You also want to store your piano where the temperature and humidity levels will not trouble the sound board.) Here are three low places that make for excellent piano storage.
24 September 2015
While you may want to get some things out of sight that are in your home or apartment, having the additional cost of a storage unit will be something you need to fit into your budget. Those small rooms that are on average 150 square feet can easily cost as much as $140 every single month. Every dollar you save helps, which is why you should look into one of these three discounts on your storage unit.
15 September 2015
Moving itself can be one a challenging task, but throw in several miles worth of distance and a couple of kids, and you could have an all out nightmare that has you ready to pull your hair out. However, just because you are facing a longer-than-usual move as a parent, it does not mean that the process has to leave you emotionally and physically drained (or missing any hair) when you do finally make it to your new home.
9 July 2015