The Mass Market Paperback Lover's Guide To Packing Old Books


To the serious book lover, a well-read paperback is like an old soldier; bruised and battered, but still willing to serve. Although they don't get the respect of their more "literary" cousins, mass market paperbacks can be just as valuable to their owners as a rare first edition. If it's time to pack up your old, printed friends for moving or storage, there are a few things you need to do.

10 August 2015

How To Choose A Storage Unit For Doomsday


Preppers all over the world are constantly gearing up to face the next civilization destroying challenge. Currently, around 3 million Americans consider themselves to be preppers, and they firmly believe in being better safe than sorry. No matter whether you're preparing to deal with war, economic collapse or a pandemic, you'll find a storage unit able to help stash your gear. Location, Location, Location If society as you know it decides to collapse, you're going to want a stash of supplies close to home base.

24 July 2015

Self Storage Tips For Your RV


Lack of room or strict home owner's association rules may leave you with no space on your property for your RV. Fortunately, many self-storage facilities offer RV parking. Choosing the right facility and preparing your RV properly for storage ensures it remains safe and secure. The following guide can help you with this process.  Covered or Open? Some facilities offer covered RV storage. This usually comes with a small extra fee, but the cover will protect your RV from sun and weather damage.

14 July 2015

Make Your Move Early By Arriving Before Your Kids


Even though there is often a measure of anticipation and excitement about moving to a new city, there still may be feelings of sadness that come from leaving friends and family behind. This may be especially true when children are involved. Here are a few ideas for if you arrive before the rest of your kids that might make the move easier for you and your family. Get The New House Ready - If you can swing it, get the new house ready before your children arrive.

25 June 2015

Moving Your Small Business


Often, moving your business is a positive financial sign. You have simply outgrown your current spot and now need to move your employees and inventory to another, better location. No matter how thrilled you are to be relocating, the task of safely moving can be daunting. Careful preparation before the move can make the transition much easier.  Move Meeting As the big day approaches, you need to hold a building-wide meeting to prepare employees for the actual move.

16 June 2015

Three Reasons To Rent A Storage Unit


As you stumble though your basement closet in a fruitless effort to find a specific photo album from your youth -- only to come across some clothing from the 1980s, a china set you've never used and a few broken kid toys -- you swear it's time to make a change. But, let's face it, it takes a significant amount of gusto to roll up your sleeves and tackle years' worth of extra possessions.

5 June 2015

Tips To Stay Organized During Your Upcoming Interstate Relocation


With your home filling with boxes and your To-Do list growing by the hour, you're probably feeling overwhelmed by your upcoming interstate relocation. Knowing how to stay organized can help your relocation go smoothly, which can reduce your stress and make the overall experience more positive. Make a Binder Maybe you're looking for a new job in your new home state. Maybe you're selling your current house and buying a new one, or maybe you're moving from one apartment to another.

19 May 2015

College Students: 4 Options For Storing Your Stuff This Summer


As a college student, you are probably really looking forward to summer vacation. One thing that you might not be looking forward to, however, is storing all of your stuff while you are enjoying your break from school. If you won't be returning to the same dorm room or apartment, you might have to find a storage solution for all of your belongings. If you aren't looking forward to lugging everything to mom and dad's house, consider these options for storing your stuff while enjoying your summer vacation.

5 May 2015

Dealing With Movers – A Few Tips To Ensure A Successful And Stress Free Move


Moving can be an incredibly stressful time, with packing, cleaning and the actual move all rolled into a very short time frame. You know how helpful it is to have professional movers on the job who are trained to haul heavy furniture and belongings from destination to destination. If you follow a couple of these tips, you can ensure a successful and stress free move. Reserve Your Movers 3 Weeks in Advance

20 March 2015

How to Make Moving Easier on You & Your Pet Guinea Pig


Moving is never easy, whether you're moving across town or across the country.  It becomes even harder when you have a pet guinea pig to safely transport from your old home to the new one. Guinea pigs might be small, but as the proud owner of one of these personable little creatures, you know how susceptible they are to heat, cold and stress. Follow these moving tips to make the move easier on your little piggy.

4 March 2015