Relocating on Short Notice
March 17, 2020
Your boss walks into your office, which is a common daily event that typically leads to a little small talk. Not today. You received news that you are moving your career to a new city and to make matters more unsettling, the move is to take place by the end of the month. Today is […]
Don’t Scratch The Good Stuff: The Keys For Moving Furniture
February 6, 2020
Moving day is full of potential hazards, from rear ending a vehicle to dropping a valuable artifact just before you cross the finish line at the front door of your new home. Moving day is also a day when furniture is damaged. It doesn’t take a team of stooges to ruin some of your furniture. […]
How To Store Items For Long Trips Abroad
January 8, 2020
You have set the wheels in motion for taking a once in a lifetime trip abroad. With all of the attention on where to go and what to see, you might forget about planning for another important event associated with extended time away from home. Where will you store your stuff? Whether you are taking […]
How to Winterize Your Car Before Storage
December 13, 2019
With the Polar Vortex blast from Mother Nature gone for the moment, now is the time to really prepare your car for the upcoming winter. Even better, now is a good time to winterize your car before storage. As you will see, winterizing your car for storage includes several of the same steps you perform […]
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 […]