How to Choose the Best Storage Facility

  • Newlyweds? Setting A Budget, Choosing A Residential Moving Company, And More

    26 July 2022

    Did you just get married and are moving in with someone else for the first time? If you've lived most of your adult life solo, take a look at what you need to know about everything from hiring a residential moving company to packing for your first couple's move. Set A Moving Budget How much money can you reasonably spend on a move? The National Association of Realtors' Moving.com website notes that a two-to-three bedroom home (7,500 lbs) local move averages $1,250 and a long-distance move costs $4,890.

  • Moving On A Budget: 3 Tips To Saving On Household Moving Services

    8 November 2016

    Relocating to another home can be not only be time-consuming, but also expensive depending on the amount of stuff you need to pack and move. You can expect an interstate household move to cost an average of $4,300 and an intrastate household move to cost an average of $2,300. That's quite a lot to some families. You can still hire professional movers without forking over that much money. Here's 3 suggestions that might help.

  • 3 Tips for Retiring to a New Home out of State

    28 October 2016

    Whether it's for better weather or a lower cost of living, some people decide to pack up and move after retirement. For some, this may mean a move within the state. For others, a move to a new state is required. The actual number of people who decide to move after retirement is lower than many realize. Only about 5% of Americans age 55 and older decide to move. However, for those that do decide to make the jump, it can be quite the process.

  • Moving In Just One Week? 3 Things To Take Care Of Immediately

    27 October 2016

    When you've been anticipating a move, it's likely that you already have some of the things you need to get done before your move. When you only have a week left before your move, it's important that you begin looking closely at what needs to be taken care of. Instead of rushing and making the mistake of forgetting any items or having a stressful move, you should consider what kinds of things you can do to ensure that all of your belongings arrive safely at your new home and with as little stress as possible.

  • 4 Tips For Unpacking Your New Home Quickly

    27 October 2016

    When getting ready to move from one place to another, the idea of how long the venture will take can be quite overwhelming. However, preparing yourself to unpack in your new home quickly can definitely make the move much faster. Here are four tips to help you do this: Don't Unpack Dressers: Think of your dressers, desk drawers, toy boxes, and more as free moving boxes. Instead of packing everything up that is inside of them, you should leave them in the drawers and hire professional movers to get these items to and from the moving truck.

  • How To Save On Your Moving Service

    26 October 2016

    Need to hire movers and want to be confident that you are reducing your cost as much as possible? Well, movers can actually be far more affordable than you would assume, especially if you take advantage of some of the great saving opportunities, like the following: Reduce the Workload: Reducing the workload is a great way to minimize the cost of movers, especially if you have a bunch of small items that need to be packed in separate boxes.

  • Securely Pack China Dinnerware Prior to Moving to a New Residence

    25 October 2016

    If you getting ready to move to a new residence and are worried about china dinnerware pieces breaking while they are being transported, pack them with the following steps so that each piece is intact upon its arrival. Materials roll of cushioned wrap scissors clear tape packing paper blank adhesive labels permanent marker list of items packed measuring tape corrugated carton dividers large plastic tubs matching lids foam pieces packing tape tape dispenser large adhesive labels handle with care labels Secure Pieces with Layers of Cushioned Wrap and Packing Paper

  • Worried About Getting Settled In After Buying A Home? 3 Moving Tips To Make It Easier

    21 October 2016

    Feeling uncertain before a big move can be unavoidable, but there are a number of things that you can do to help reduce stress and make sure that your move is well planned and comfortable for you. While you may be relying on professional movers to help assist with packing, loading, and unloading all of your items at your new home, you should look into the following tips that can help make a big difference in making your move easy on you.

  • 2 Tips For Protecting Your Antique Furniture When Placing Them In Storage

    21 October 2016

    Antique furniture pieces have often weathered years and years of wear and tear. This is a huge part of what makes them so special as a part of home decor. However, they are often more vulnerable to damage since they are much older than your traditional furniture. While they are in your home, it is easier to keep a closer eye on your antique furniture. However, the minute they go into storage, this can be extremely difficult.

  • Three Tips for Moving to a New State

    19 October 2016

    If you are planning on moving to a new state, the process may seem overwhelming and stressful. After all, the commute will be long for you and your family on the day of the move, and you likely won't have the help of friends and family who may not be able to travel with you. However, you can make the move to a new state much easier by considering the following three tips: