Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Why Thanksgiving is a Great Time to Move
November 14, 2019
Every American holiday has a corresponding movie that perfectly captures the mood of the holiday. When it comes to Thanksgiving, no other movie captures the pain of traveling for turkey day better than the blockbuster Planes, Trains, Automobiles. Starring Steve Martin and John Candy, the John Hughes directed flick pokes fun at the frustration of […]
House Overload: Why it’s Time to Get Storage
October 11, 2019
You walked through your home and for the first time, you realize you are running out of room for storing your stuff. Decluttering a home represents one of the most frequently cited reasons homeowners have for choosing storage. It can be securing kid items for the day when you decide to bring another member of […]
Tips for Moving with Pets
September 13, 2019
Children have a difficult time adjusting to relocation. From general restlessness to fear of the unknown, you have to take special measures to ease the anxiety kids feel during and after a move. Imagine how your pets will feel. Pets such as cats and dogs thrive on routine. Making a move is anything but routine. […]
How Many Boxes You Need to Move
August 14, 2019
Moving involves several logistical questions that can cause the most organized movers to pull out their hair. One of the questions that should be asked, but seldom receives enough attention is how many boxes you will need to complete a successful move. How to Determine the Number of Boxes Newton and Galileo might not have […]
Moving and Packing Tips for Military Families
July 12, 2019
Packing stuff and moving things over long distances can overwhelm anyone that has a pulse. However, military families eventually become experts in the packing and moving game because they gain experience packing and moving several times during a military career. If this is your first Permanent Change of Station (PCS) or the 10th time you […]
Read the fine print: What’s in a typical storage contract?
June 14, 2019
They say there are just two certainties in life: Death and taxes. Well, we believe the list should expand by one to include moving your stuff. To make moving even more of a pain, you have to play CSI to understand what lurks within a storage unit contract. Here are the most important terms of […]
How to get the most out of your storage space
May 13, 2019
When you plan a weekend camping trip or a much-deserved week-long vacation, you want to pack as much stuff into your car as possible. The same principle applies to storing your stuff at an offsite facility. Most businesses that keep personal and business possessions safe and secure don’t care if you rent a space that […]
This ain’t no move and dash: How to get your entire deposit back
April 15, 2019
When you reserve a hotel room and book a cross country flight, you are frequently required to put cash down to give the company you’re doing business with a little security. The same principle applies to moving companies, although the reasons for requesting a security deposit differ a bit from the reason why hotels, airlines, […]
Businesses that Benefit from Storing Stuff off Premises
March 18, 2019
Many different types of businesses and benefit from storing records, equipment, and inventory at a site located off premises. In addition to saving money by signing long term contracts, your business also reaps the benefits of tight security and climate controlled conditions. What types of businesses benefit from self-storage facilities? Let’s find out. Construction Companies […]
The 3 Best Cross Country Movers
February 11, 2019
With the 2020 presidential election campaign upon us, the time has come to prepare for the unveiling of polling groups and the exchanging of insults at town hall meetings across the United States. Although the divisive political rancor is sure to dominate the nightly news, one topic introduced at town hall meetings would receive unanimous […]