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Guidelines For Safe Storage Unit Use

9 November 2015
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Keeping items in a storage unit can make your life much easier. You can give yourself much-needed added space at home while retaining valuable items that you do not want to sell or throw away. The rate of theft at these units has actually gone down in recent years, but taking extra precautions will buy you added peace-of-mind.  Video Surveillance The facility you choose should have video cameras covering the outdoor spaces. Read More …

Moving With Kids: How To Make The Ordeal More Enjoyable

3 November 2015
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There is always an exciting element related to moving, but it can also be a source of stress for most people – especially children. Kids may experience academic challenges, decreased self-esteem, and even separation anxiety due to a move. In addition to working with your child's current and soon-to-be teacher, considering therapy options, and keeping communication lines wide open, there are a few small things you can do to make the process of moving more enjoyable for the kids and turn, less stressful for you. Read More …

Using a Storage Unit to Clear Out Your Garage

29 October 2015
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If your garage has slowly become a storage area and less of a garage, it might be time to reclaim this space and move other items to a storage facility. If you can have your garage back for parking, hobbies, and a staging area, you will use this space as it is intended. Here are three ways moving your garage items to a storage unit can be convenient and helpful. Read More …

Are Heavy-Duty Boxes Really Necessary?

26 October 2015
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If you're trying to pack up a lot of items like books, DVDs, and other items best suited for smaller boxes, you usually have a choice between getting regular boxes and heavy-duty boxes. The heavy-duty boxes are thicker and harder to bend, and they tend to cost more than regular boxes of the same size. So are they even necessary for most moves, or are they just a way for you to give away your money? Read More …

High And Dry – And Not Squished: Why Springing For Shelving Is Often Better Than Getting A Pallet

20 October 2015
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If you're placing items into storage, you know you don't want to put anything directly on the floor. Water leaking in from another unit -- not to mention the dust that's usually on the floor -- can ruin your belongings. Sometimes putting a piece of plastic down, like a tarp, offers basic protection, but getting as much as you can off the floor is often better. A fast solution is to find a cheap pallet and place everything on that, but spending the money on heavy-duty shelving is often better, especially if you have a lot of boxes. Read More …

About Me
Perfecting Your Moving Routine

When I realized that I would be moving every year or so for work, I knew that my family was going to have to get good at moving. The first few times we did it, things were disorganized and chaotic, but after streamlining a few procedures, things became much more manageable. We learned how to pack more efficiently, load trucks without a lot of extra work, and make the most of long road trips. This blog is all about helping your little family learn how to make moving more fun, so that you don't have to dread the next move.