Waiting For Residential Movers? 4 Ways To Make Packing Easier

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So you need residential movers? You aren't alone. Current stats show that more than 35 million people move a year. Whether you're moving across town or going to a new state, preparing for your move means packing, packing and doing some more packing. Before you start tossing your things into random boxes, check out these tips for organizing in a way that will make your move much smoother. Come Up With a Code

16 February 2017

Easy Ways To Save On Your Storage Unit

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Are you interested in renting a storage unit and want to be certain that you get the best price in town? If the cost of your storage unit rental is your biggest concern then there are going to be a few factors that you will want to take advantage of, like the following: Pay With Cash: If you are negotiating with the storage unit property manager and want to be confident that you obtain the lowest rent price possible then consider paying with cash instead of a credit or debit card.

15 July 2016

Essential Supplies That Will Make Your Moving Day Easier

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Investing in the right moving supplies before you start packing for a move will make your life easier. Doing so gives you the ability to get a selection of appropriately sized boxes that will keep your possessions safe and sound during the move. Other moving supplies, such as bubble wrap, are also ideal for preventing breakages that could sour an otherwise successful day. Beyond these staples of any successful move, there are a handful of other supplies that you should make sure to get.

19 April 2016

Three Questions To Ask When Hiring An Interstate Moving Company

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Planning a move from one state to another can be a bit more stressful than a local move. You can't be in two places at once, so you'll need to be able to trust that your moving company will handle everything from the packing of the truck to the unpacking of your items. As you interview moving companies to find the best one for you, there are a few key questions you should ask to ensure you are hiring a reputable company with the best service possible.

1 February 2016

Storing A Washing Machine: 4 Rules To Follow

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You might think storing a washing machine is as simple as unplugging it, sticking it in a moving truck, and then plopping it in a storage unit at a place like Lake County Storage of Round Lake Heights. However, if you go this route, chances are good that your washing machine will emerge from storage damaged, chewed by rodents, or otherwise unusable. When storing a washing machine, make sure you follow these four rules for success.

4 August 2015

Storing For Easy Access: Tips To Help You Find What You Need When You Need It At Your Self Storage

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Many people who rent self storage units are most concerned with packing as many boxes into their space as possible. To these customers, maximizing the use of space is more important than gaining easy access to the boxes in storage. Still, some people who rent self storage are concerned about gaining easy, quick access to their belongings. If you are one of these people, follow these tips to store your items and retain easy access to all your boxes.

22 July 2015

4 Packing Tips For Your Next Move Into A New Home

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If you're like many people, packing can be one of the most stressful parts of moving from one home to another. Here are some packing tips to help make things easier. Clear Out Clutter First To make packing easier, one of the first things you can do is to decide what you won't bring to your new home. Get rid of the clutter in your office, for instance. Go through closets and get rid of old coats and clothes that no longer fit you.

13 July 2015

Don't Leave Yourself A The Stove Without A Pan: Three Keys To Packing Your Kitchen

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One of the trickiest rooms to pack when you are moving is the kitchen. One reason for this is that there is just so much to sort through. On top of that, you have breakables, sharps, and other hard-to-pack items that you must sort through. If you want to efficiently pack your kitchen, the following steps can help: Set Aside Transition Items As you are sorting through your kitchen supplies, keep an eye out for items that you will need during the last couple of days in your old house, as well as items you will need during the first couple of days in your new house.

24 June 2015

How To Make The Most Of A Self-Storage Unit When Moving

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If you're struggling with too many items before a big move into a smaller home, you can take advantage of a storage unit that can provide extra room. While renting a storage unit is a fairly easy task, you may end up frustrated due to the size or condition of the unit without a bit of preparation. By taking the time to compare storage facilities and the units they offer, you can end up with a storage unit that provides plenty of room for your belongings and will continue to serve you in the months of years to come:

16 June 2015

Keeping Your Storage Unit Contents Away From Moisture

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If you are planning on putting some of your belongings in storage, you will want to do whatever necessary to keep them free from moisture, as it can have detrimental impact on their condition. There are a few tasks you can do yourself to help keep your items moisture-free, saving them from mold and mildew as a result. Here are some tips to use when storing your items to help keep them safe and dry.

18 May 2015