If you plan to rent a storage unit, you may be relieved that you'll have somewhere to store your belongings when you don't need them. However, rummaging through a storage unit when you want something can be frustrating. Here are some tips you can use to help your storage unit remain organized. Color Code Your Boxes Your boxes are may get mixed together when you move them from your home to the storage unit.
1 September 2015
Among the different stressful events you will endure in your life, moving is often at the top of the list. Whether you are moving to the next town over or across the country, moving can be a very stressful experience. It takes a big hit on your budget, your family might be leaving friends and their school behind, and it takes a lot of planning. Here are some tips for dealing with moving stress.
10 August 2015
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.
29 July 2015
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.
16 July 2015
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 one-on-one attention they need.
30 June 2015
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?
18 June 2015
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 packing mistake.
11 June 2015
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.
27 May 2015
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.
12 May 2015
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.
19 April 2015