Learning About Packing, Loading and Unloading For A Move

Four Tips For Moving On A Hot Day

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Moving is a pretty physical task. Add some heat into the mix, and you have a pretty sweaty day ahead of you! In order to make sure you and your things stay safe on moving, day, follow these tips for moving in the heat. Tip #1: Start early, and take breaks. Even if your moving helpers cannot get there until later in the morning, get up early and get started yourself. Starting early accomplishes two things. First, it ensures that you get at least some of the work done before the sun gets too high in the sky. Second, it increases the time you...

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Four Ways to Make Sure Your Self-Storage Unit Is Secure

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Safety and security are the key features to look for when choosing the best self-storage facility for your belongings. While almost everything you read will advise that you go with a secure unit, very few tell you what makes the unit secure or what you can do to help increase that security. This guide can fill that gap so you are sure to pick the safest place for your storage needs. #1: Schedule a Tour Most facility managers and owners are more than happy to allow you to tour the place so that you can address any questions or concerns. Often,...

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Babies, Bottles, and Boxes: Making Your Residential Move with Babies and Toddlers as Easy as Possible

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Moving is stressful enough, but moving with babies and toddlers can be a nightmare. Between packing boxes and watching the kids, you can easily become overwhelmed. These tips will help you manage your upcoming residential move and avoid problems.  Hire Residential Moving Professionals The first step to having a successful, low-stress move with little kids is to hire residential movers. Full-service residential movers will pack your belongings in a way that is organized and safe while you watch over the kids and give them the kind of...

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Extend Garage Sale Season To Your Storage Unit

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Summer is a perfect time for garage sales, but you can think beyond what you have in your actual home to gather a number of seldom-used possessions to turn into cash. If you keep some of your items in a storage unit, garage sale season is the ideal opportunity to wade through the space and see what items might be able to give you some money in your pocket. Want to hold a garage sale at your unit? Here’s how to proceed. Seek Permission Storage units are located on private property, which means it’s important to obtain permission...

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Tips To Help You Pack Your Self Storage Unit Properly

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Taking your valuable items to a self storage unit may not be something you want to do, but something done more out of necessity. Maybe you’re in the middle of a move and need to take your things somewhere until you find a permanent home. Maybe you’ve recently moved back home and simply don’t have the space for your things in your parent’s home. Whatever your reason for needing a storage unit, packing it properly will mean the difference between your things staying in good condition, or being ruined because of a simple...

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Answering Frequent Questions Concerning Moving A Piano

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The piano may be one of the more popular instruments to learn to play, but it is also one of the largest and most cumbersome to move. If you are lucky enough to have your own piano, there is a good chance that at some point you will be faced with the task of moving it — either from room to room or to another home. It is no big secret that moving a piano at all can take some special preparation and a lot of care and attention. Here are a few of the most common questions about moving a piano and the answers that you should know before you...

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Storage Tips: How To Store A First Communion Dress

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Your child’s big day has passed, and you want to keep this very special dress for later generations. The best thing you can do is properly store this monumental family garment. The following simple guide should help you do just that.  Take The Dress To The Cleaners One of the most important things to do is to have the dress professionally cleaned as soon as possible. This is because there are food particles, dirt, and oil stains that are sometimes naked to the eye. Some of these particles or stains could contain acids that...

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How To Make Your Local Move Much Easier

Posted by on Apr 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Moving is hard work, even if you are going to be moving locally. You have a lot of things to take care of and you’ll have a lot of arrangements to make before, during and after your move. Having a good schedule and planning ahead will really help you when it comes to moving in the smoothest, most hassle free manner possible. Set up your services Once you have your new address, you will want to call ahead and set up a turn on date for all your utilities. You should devote an entire day to this before the rush of packing and moving comes....

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Strategies For Pest Control In Your Storage Unit

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Self-storage facility managers typically put forth substantial effort to keep bugs and rodents out of units. However, the actions of tenants can lead to problems. As you plan to put belongings in storage, follow some specific pest control strategies to keep these critters out of your unit and to avoid causing headaches for other renters as well. Ask About the Facility’s Pest Control During your decision-making process about where you want to rent storage, ask a company representative about the facility’s pest control strategies....

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Moving With Pets: A Guide

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Moving can be stressful enough for you, but just imagine how your pets must feel. Pets, such as cats and dogs, tend to get very accustomed to a way of living. Therefore, they can become extremely stressed out when they’re taken out of their elements, such as during a move. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to make the move go as smoothly as possible for both you and your beloved pets. Before the Move In the days and weeks before the move, try to keep life at home as normal and routine as possible for your pets. This means...

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