Enjoying The Moving Process

  • How To Determine If You Need The Assistance Of Professional Movers

    14 June 2018

    If you have a move coming up, you want to decide as early as possible if you want to use professional movers. Professional movers can make moving easier. Here are a few things to consider as you determine if you need professional movers and if so, what help you need from the movers. How Much Stuff Do You Have to Move? One of the things that you need to consider is how much stuff you have to move.

  • Keeping Things Dry In Self-Storage

    24 January 2018

    There is nothing as wrong as keeping your things in self-storage only to find them damaged by moisture when you come back for them. In some cases, you can end up blaming the storage facility while, in the real sense, your actions (or lack of actions) contributed to the damage. The next time you are taking things to a self-storage unit, take these measures to prevent moisture damage: Clean the Items Before Storage

  • Tips For Starting A Home-Based Interior Design Business

    24 June 2017

    Starting your own interior design firm can be accomplished without bankrupting your bank account. You do not have to rent out an office space to get started. You can work from home. To help you get started with your new business, here are a few tips to use.   Rent a Storage Unit  One of the problems you can run into with operating an interior design business from your home is the need for space.

  • Moving Down Under: A Hunter's Guide To Transporting Supplies To Australia

    24 February 2016

    Making an international move requires a lot more planning and work than a traditional move in the United States. If you're an avid hunter that's moving to Australia, then you likely want to bring some supplies with you to explore the hunting world of Australia. In the country it is common to hunt rabbit, hare, deer, and wild dogs like dingoes. When working with professional international movers, the hunting supplies that you are allowed to bring may be limited from your complete collection.

  • 3 Ways to Make Your Cross Country Move with Your Dog Less Stressful

    19 November 2015

    Moving is stressful for everyone in the household, including the family dog. Dogs tend to absorb any feelings of stress and anxiety around them, so he'll join in with all of the anticipations you are feeling yourself. And dogs really start to feel the pressure when their environment changes—after all, they can't understand the move and what it all means like you can. The stress of moving can trigger bathroom accidents indoors, excessive barking or howling, a loss of appetite, and even destructive mannerism.

  • Criss-Cross Applesauce: Getting Your Children Ready To Move Across Country

    26 August 2015

    Moving across country to a new area with children? Not surprisingly, you'll have more to think about than when you were just moving as a single person or as a childless couple. For example, you'll need to check out what school district a potential home is assigned to. Even packing up for your big move requires more foresight when there are children in the picture. So if you're planning a big move, check out additional reading that can help reduce some of your moving stress as well as that of your children below.

  • Getting Ready To Face The Monster Of Moving: 5 Ways To Make The Job Easier On Yourself

    19 August 2015

    Moving can be a monster, but it's an unavoidable part of life. Before you tackle the job, check out the following five ways in which you can lighten the load you're about to bear: 1. Set Up A Moving Fund If you're moving a considerable distance from your present home, the eventual cost of moving everything will probably shock you. Even if you're only moving a few blocks away, there are so many surprises to moving, it will really help if you have extra cash set aside.

  • Staying Dolled-Up: 5 Tips For Packing Makeup When Moving

    12 August 2015

    With the total revenue of the cosmetic industry steadily rising year by year and estimated to reach $62.46 billion by 2016, it's not an understatement to say makeup is a huge part of the American lifestyle. When moving homes, it's important to start packing early if you have a fairly large makeup collection to ensure everything is properly packed and protected. Here are 5 tips to implement. Protect Powdered Makeup from Breaking

  • 2 Storage Upgrades That Are Worth Every Penny

    22 July 2015

    If you are like most people, you might feel pre-programmed to turn down all the little extras that salespeople offer. When you rent a storage unit, you might find yourself casually refusing add-ons that might drive up the price of your monthly rent. However, some products and services can dramatically improve your storage experience. Here are two self storage upgrades worth every penny and why: 1: A Better Lock Since you brought along that lock you found in your junk drawer, you might ignore those locks for sale in your storage facility office.