Making Moving Easier

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Making Moving Easier

When my boss asked me to move halfway around the world, I was nervous about how to make the transition easy for my kids. In addition to changing schools, they would also be dealing with a brand new set of circumstances, including leaving their friends behind. To make things a little easier, I decided to do a little research. I found a lot of tips from other parents who had gone through the same things, and they explained how to make moving easier for their kids. This blog is designed to do the same thing for you. Read these tips to make your next move a breeze.


Move Out With Take-Out: Ways To Use Disposable Containers For The Moving Process

The moving process often creates a temporary change in your daily life. Instead of being able to cook meals on a daily basis, you may find that you're ordering a lot of take-out meals until you're fully settled in a new home. As you enjoy meals like Chinese food and pizza, it's a good idea to consider ways to save and conserve the take-out containers that all of this food was delivered in. Read More 

How To Tell If You Need To Hire Packers For A Last Minute Move

A last minute move involves many aspects. You may still have to find a home at your destination. You will need to quickly deal with utility companies in both places and, if you have children, you will need to deal with schools in both places as well. While you may be able to save money by packing yourself, if you do not have the time then it may be more stressful than it is worth. Read More 

Business Startups & 3 More Unconventional Yet Convenient Uses for Storage Units

It is a safe assumption that most people are familiar with self-storage facilities. However, not enough people know that quality storage unit in a well-managed facility can provide many other beneficial uses, including the following, somewhat unconventional ones. Growing the Home-Based Business Developing a successful home-based business, even a small one, requires a significant amount of time, energy and space. Unfortunately, the amount of space found in many smaller homes today simply is not sufficient for many types of home-based businesses, especially those that require an inventory of supplies to produce a product or storage for finished products waiting to fulfill customer orders. Read More 

3 Tips For Packing A Pallet For Your Overseas Move

Moving overseas can be a complicated endeavor. You can't just throw all of your household goods into a moving truck and drive it to your destination. And you can only check so many bags at the airport. But if you don't want to buy all new items for your house, you have to get your possessions to your new destination somehow. Freighter shipping is usually the answer. Your possessions are packed up, put on pallets, and placed on a freighter ship for delivery to your new home. Read More 

Moving Into A Walk-Up Apartment

Whether you live in a city or a small town, you may find that you can save money on your housing expenses by moving into a second-floor (or even higher) walk-up apartment. Apartments on the second floor or higher are generally less expensive than their downstairs counterparts, because they're less convenient due to the stairs. While carrying groceries or laundry up and down the stairs might not be a problem for you, the layout can make things tricky when it's time to move in. Read More