The Helpful Moving and Storage GuideThe Helpful Moving and Storage Guide

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The Helpful Moving and Storage Guide

My name is Carson, and when I moved from a large house into a small apartment I needed a place to store some of my furniture. My friends recommended renting a storage unit and they helped me move my furniture out of the house and into storage. I was so grateful for their help because I had never moved or stored anything before and I was clueless. Because of their generosity, I've decided to pay it forward and writing this blog is a way that I can help many other people who face the task of moving and storing the contents of their household. I hope the information in this blog is of help to you as you prepare to go somewhere new.


What You Need to Know About Public Storage-Unit Auctions

If you have been thinking about attending a public storage-unit auction but have never been to one in the past, there are some things that you will want to know about. This way, you will have an easy time getting ready for and understanding the auction rules, which will ensure that you will have a much more enjoyable experience.  Sign Up Ahead of Time Depending on the storage-unit company you are going to be bidding at, you will need to check to see whether you need to apply for a bidders' card before the date of the auction. Read More 

Tips for Managing the Elevator When You Move into a New Apartment

When you rent an apartment and are getting ready to move in, it's useful to have a strategy for managing your use of the elevator. Effectively using the elevator is a skill that you'll develop through multiple apartment moves, but if this is your first time moving into this type of accommodation, you'll want to have a strategy planned out in advance. This is especially true if you'll be moving into a unit on one of the building's upper floors, as the elevator ride between the ground floor and your floor will be on the longer side. Read More 

Three Factors To Consider When Deciding Between Two Moving Companies

When planning a move, it's always a good idea to look into more than one moving company. Different companies have different fee schedules and offer different services, and the one that's best for a friend may not be the one that's best for you. However, it's all too easy to find yourself torn between two companies that both seem to have good reviews and policies. If that should happen, here are some factors you can consider to help make the best choice. Read More 

Three Things You Need to Do Before You Store Your RV in the Winter

If the cold, blustery winter days mean that your RV will be parked and stored for a few months, make sure that you take the proper steps to prepare your RV for winter storage. Doing so prolongs the lifespan of your motor home. There are a few chores you need to complete to make sure it is ready for the road when spring comes.  1. Safeguard It from Rodents During the winter months, it isn't uncommon for mice and squirrels to seek a warm haven to make their nests. Read More 

Purging Your Clutter and Unwanted Items Before Moving Your Household

Moving your household from one place to another is always a stressful time. Even if you are only moving across town, packing up all of your stuff and successfully moving it from your current house to the next involves a lot of steps and physical work. However, the weeks leading up to your move date give you a fantastic opportunity to finally deal with all of the clutter and extra items you have acquired over the years. Read More