How To Get Ready For Moving Day

Whether you're moving from one apartment to the next, or whether you're moving from a house to another one, moving can be a regular pain in the neck. Here are some ideas that will help you to be organized and to make the move an actual pleasant one. Make A Plan - When you make a plan you'll feel better organized. It helps, too, to write your plan down. Write down the day that you need to change utilities from your present location to the next. [Read More]

4 Types Of Items That Moving Companies Won't Transport

Sometimes, one of the hardest parts of moving is deciding what you need to leave behind. For certain items, however, the decision isn't difficult, as there are many things that are unsafe and/or unlawful to move. Here are four types of items that moving companies won't move for you and that you may not want to move yourself. Flammable and Toxic Household Items There are many flammable and toxic chemicals that you get used to using around your house, and you may not realize the dangers of moving them. [Read More]

Five Mistakes To Avoid When Storing Large Appliances

Large appliances like washers, dryers, and refrigerators are not cheap. Thus, if you're putting these items into a storage unit for any period of time, it is worth your while to ensure they emerge in good condition. Here's a look at five common mistakes people make when storing large appliances, and what you should do to avoid them. Mistake #1: Not choosing climate-controlled storage. The appliances of yesteryear may have survived being stored in a non climate-controlled unit, but today's appliances often contain complex computerized components that are less tolerant of changes in temperature and humidity. [Read More]

5 Tips For Moving Out Of The Dorms

For many college students, living in the dorms is a rite of passage. After spending the school year learning to be independent from your parents, having fun with new friends, and studying, it's time to pack it all up and move back home for the summer. Moving out of the dorms is often a chaotic and stressful event, but it doesn't have to be. Here are five tips for a stress-free move out of the dorms: [Read More]