3 Moving Day Big Mistakes to Avoid

December 20, 2017
If you're thinking about making a move to a new location in the next few months, there is a lot you're going to have to start planning. More than 63% of adults have moved to a new community at least once in their lives, while 37% have never left their hometown. Whether you're moving to a new community or not, in order to ensure a successful and stress-free move, there are a bunch of things that you need to do prior to the move. The easiest way to tack on more stress during the moving day, how

3 Ways to Make Life Easier for Your Movers

November 02, 2017
Each year, about 43 million people in the United States move from one home to another, and this year, you're one of them. There are so many pros and cons of moving, and some may say that a major con of moving is the moving process itself. To alleviate a little stress and frustration, many people will research and hire local movers. This professional moving assistance will take all of the heavy lifting off of your shoulders, and once you've worked with professionals, you may never move without

Moving Soon? 4 Helpful Tips to Lighten the Load

October 02, 2017
The average person moves about 12 times during their lifetime. But whether it's your first ever move or your 12th, moving is never easy. Because there are so many things you have to worry about when planning and executing a move, it's essential that you get all the moving help possible. Here are some ways to literally and figuratively lighten the load for you during your moving day. Clean your home and organize everything before you pack Before you even start packing, it's a great idea to

4 Tips for Guaranteeing a Stress-Free Move

August 29, 2017
Every year, roughly 43 million Americans move somewhere new. Relocating to a new location, no matter the reason, can simultaneously be the most exciting and most stressful time of a person’s life. Because relocating is such a major life decision, it’s important that you spend some time considering every single aspect of your new home and how your life is going to change. Hopefully, these few tips will help make the move much less stressful once you finally take this exciting leap into

How To Successfully Move — By Yourself

July 20, 2017
In the United States, 43 million people move every year. Approximately 18% of these moves are due to military relocation, 40% are because of work, and 42% are due to personal choices. Whatever the case may be for you, it's important to be prepared to ensure that your move goes as smoothly as possible. Yet moving can be difficult if you're the only person available for the job. It happens. Your family made plans for the weekend you're supposed to move into a new apartment, your friends are wor

What Movers Cannot Move (How to Avoid Repacking)

July 07, 2017
You have a lot to consider when planning a move. Hiring a professional mover can significantly cut down on the amount of time and hassle involved. Before packing your belongings, it’s important to know what your movers cannot move. With careful planning and consideration you can avoid having to repack. The following are items that your movers WILL NOT move. Plants. It is against the law to move plants more than 150 miles without a permit. This law prevents the introduction of pests into n

Moving Out of Your Apartment? Consider These 2 Tips

June 26, 2017
Of all the people who are currently renting an apartment, about 33% of them will move out as soon as the lease is over the next year. Moving out of an apartment is clearly a major step in a person's life, especially if the location they are moving to is a residential neighborhood in hopes of potentially starting a family and beginning another chapter of their life. Here are a few things you should keep in mind when moving from an apartment to a neighborhood. Work with a professional resident

How to Protect Heat Sensitive Belongings in Summer Storage

June 03, 2017
Self-storage can be extremely useful when moving or making space in your home. When storing your belongings during the summer, you need to pay special attention to your heat sensitive possessions. Aside from water, nothing can damage your property faster than extreme temperatures. Heat and Humidity Can Damage Your Property You might not be aware that many everyday items can be damaged from extreme heat and humidity. Climate-controlled facilities help minimize the risk of damage and ensure that

Sick of Running Your Business in Your Hometown? Consider Relocating to a More Successful Market

May 25, 2017
Whether it's a home improvement, travel company, or IT firm, if you own your own small business, you have a lot of things to consider each and every day. You have to figure out who you want to hire to help run things more smoothly, you have to think about making improvements to your product or service, and you have to figure out the easiest way to give your company a shot at success. One of the ways to set yourself up for a strong future and provide your company a chance to grow is by relocat

How to Spring Clean for Your Move

May 04, 2017
Moving takes a lot of effort. Cleaning might not be top on your list of things to do. However, cleaning your home before you move is important for a number of reasons. If you are renting the home that you are leaving then cleaning might be necessary if you wish to receive your security deposit back. If you own your home, you will want to make it as desirable as possible for potential buyers. Decluttering before you move reduces the amount of things you will have to move, and a thorough spring