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Pros and Cons of Moving and Storage Containers

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Having to find a home for extra furniture or other stuff can be stressful, and whether it’s to help with transportation for a long-distance relocation, or with long term storage needs, moving storage containers can be a helpful, versatile option. Portable storage containers are popular these days: people are using them to store just about […] read more

Moving Locally: 5 Ideas for Exploring Your New Neighborhood

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Getting out and about is one of the first tasks you should plan after moving in.  Locally, you can find so many things to do that it can get overwhelming. Resist the urge to shut yourself in, and get to know your new neighborhood. Here are a few ideas on what to do: 1 – […] read more

Interstate Moving: 5 Tips for a Smooth Transition

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Whether you’re transitioning from Alaska to Florida or making a short hop from New Jersey to New York, interstate moving can be a stressful time. Here are some tips to have a smooth transition as you move from one state to another. 1. Check with the DMV There’s usually a grace period when moving to […] read more

Moving Day: How to Secure Furniture to the Top of a Car

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You may have little choice but to secure furniture to the top of a car on your moving day. It doesn’t work well for long distance moves, or if you plan to travel on the highway much. The best option in those cases is to borrow or rent a truck. However, if you find yourself […] read more

Moving Truck Rentals: 6 Tips for Getting a Good Deal

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Finding good deals on truck rentals while moving is not difficult. You have to be aware of the discounts available to you as well as how to compare prices among the various rental companies. There are also a few tips that you can apply to slash your costs by a significant amount, such as: Tip […] read more

How to Get Rid of Your Cardboard Moving Boxes

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When you have a lot of cardboard moving boxes around after a move, it can be tempting to let them linger. However, the sooner you get rid of your packing materials, the sooner your new apartment will feel like a true home. Get creative and make your apartment your own, without the burden of empty […] read more

Selling or Storing Furniture: What to Do When Downsizing Apartments

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If you’re moving apartments from a larger apartment into a smaller one, you have the option of storing your furniture or selling it (smaller apartments simply don’t look good cluttered with too much large furniture). What you choose to do depends on the longevity of your living situation and your personal preferences. When to Store […] read more

Self Storage Space: Is it Worth the Cost?

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Determining whether or not self storage space is worth the cost depends on a number of factors. If you’re considering renting a unit for storage, make sure you factor in the following: How Much You Intend to Store One disadvantage of being an apartment dweller is that your storage space is likely more limited than […] read more

4 Storage Containers That Won’t Kill Your Budget

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Finding storage containers that are durable and functional—as well as affordable—can be a pain for apartment dwellers because they have limited space to work with. When looking for ways to store your items that won’t kill your budget, consider the following: 1. Plastic Shoe Bins Plastic shoe bins are often underrated storage containers that you’ll […] read more