2016

  • The Benefits Of Using A Pod Company

    When you move from one house, you should make sure that you are ready to move into your new one. On the other hand, it is not always feasible to move into a new house, and you are faced with the need to store your belongings while you make your new place ready for your move. Rather than contract with a moving company to move your belongings and then contract with a storage company to store them, you should look for a company that does both.
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  • Moving To The City? How Storage Might Be Your Best Friend

    Moving from your suburban hometown to the nearest city can be the start of big changes in your life. You might realize that a storage unit could be a great resource an urban environment. Here are four reasons a self storage unit can be your best friend when moving to the big city. 1. Deciding on Furnishings You Really Want to Keep If you are moving from a home to an apartment, you probably understand that all of your things aren't going to fit, such as your sectional couch or your king sized bed.
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  • Survivalists: Why You Need a Storage Unit

    If you're a survivalist, you're probably always looking for ways to stock up on necessities in case of an emergency. Even though you might have always kept your supply at home, there is one option that you may want to consider—renting a storage unit and keeping some of your stash there. These are a few reasons why. Store More Stuff As you probably already know, there is no such thing as being too prepared.
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  • How To Organize A Storage Unit In 5 Steps

    A storage unit can quickly become cluttered with the amount of items that you have in boxes. To avoid having the items thrown together in a chaotic way, you need to make sure that everything is organized. Organizing your storage unit is simple and can be done by following the instructions outlined below. 1 – Start by sweeping the area with a hard bristled broom to remove all the dirt and debris that has built up inside the unit.
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  • Four Ways To Make Your Next Move As Eco-Friendly As It Can Possibly Be

    If you are someone who considers leaving as small of a carbon footprint at all times, moving can often be challenging because so much of the moving process isn't eco-friendly. There are steps that you can take to ensure your next move is as eco-friendly as possible. The following guide provides a checklist to help ensure your move leaves the smallest carbon footprint possible. Pare Down Your Belongings Before you start to pack your belongings, you need to pare down the items to ensure you are only moving items that you actually use, need, or want.
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  • Tips For Cleaning Out The Junk Your Tenants Leave Behind

    Although a rental unit is supposed to be returned to it's former condition when a tenant moves out, that isn't always the case. All too often, tenants leave you, the landlord, with their old garbage. The problem is often compounded if the tenant was evicted. These tenants may leave with no notice, leaving behind most of their belongings. The following tips can help you deal with the aftermath. Tip #1: Know the Law
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  • Transitioning A Senior Relative To Assisted Living: Three Ways A Moving Company Can Help

    Making the decision to transition a loved one to assisted living isn't easy, and knowing what to do with all of the possessions in his or her home can make the process even more difficult. Fortunately, there are resources that can help you with this transition. Moving companies offer several services you can use to help get everything sorted and moved to where it needs to go. Here are just a few ways a moving company can help.
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  • Self-Storage: 3 Simple Tips To Ensure You Can Easily Locate Your Possessions

    Whether you are storing your personal belongings until you can move your items into a new house that you are in the process of closing or you are looking for a place to store some of your extra possessions, a self-storage unit can be perfect. However, you never know when you may end up needing some of your goods that you place in storage, so you will want to plan ahead.
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  • Three Situations In Which You Might Find Yourself Needing Short-Term Self-Storage

    Homeowners frequently turn to a nearby self-storage business to provide an off-site home for the items they don't frequently need. Whether they load their storage unit with decorations that are needed just once per year or with old family items that are difficult to throw out, the storage unit can be used for years on end, providing a convenient storage solution all the while. Long-term storage isn't the only way to go, however.
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  • 3 Mistakes People Often Make When Moving To Another Location

    Moving to another home is stressful and time-consuming. It takes a lot of effort to make sure you get everything packed up and moved to your new home without sustaining a bunch of damage in the process. If you are running short on time and looking to simplify your life, you might want to turn to the help of a licensed moving company. These professionals have the proper tools to come in and get the job done quickly and easily for you.
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