On The Move: A Week-By-Week Checklist To Prepare For Moving Systematically

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When you know well in advance that you're going to be moving, you have time on your side. You can approach moving related tasks methodically and slowly over the course of a few weeks rather than scrambling to get everything done in time! Everyone's situation is different and you may need to add a few tasks to this list, but in general, these are the tasks you'll want to complete in the weeks leading up to the move.

7 June 2016

5 Tips For Preventing Hoarding Behavior In Your Self Storage Unit

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 While only a small percentage of the U.S. population suffers from compulsive hoarding, it has been noted that Americans in general tend to hold onto items that they may not necessarily need. As a result, the self storage industry in America is booming. While self storage is an excellent choice for short-term storage during a move or major life changes and can be a long-term solution for people with small living spaces, it is important to regularly assess your storage space to prevent hoarding behavior.

11 December 2015

Three Factors To Consider When Choosing A Moving Company

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Choosing a moving company can be a daunting task, especially if you have never used the services provided by a mover. There are a lot of details to consider when analyzing prospective movers, and you should be sure you have all the information you need ahead of time to make an informed choice. Below are three particular criteria to look at closely when choosing a mover; these factors will help you pick a moving company that provides the best of care for your possessions and at a reasonable price:

10 November 2015

Strategies For Streamlining Last-Minute Moves

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Most household moves are planned affairs where people have plenty of time to pack and otherwise orchestrate the relocation process. However, it's sometimes necessary to move in a hurry, and this can be a stressful, frustrating process that may even result in loss, breakage, and damage to your cherished household possessions. Fortunately, there are several ways that you can streamline last minute moves. Following are strategies designed to make that last minute move go as quickly as possible.

20 October 2015

3 Stretches to Complement Your Big Move

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During packing and moving, most people complete more activity than they do during a normal day. Packing away items and occasionally relocating full boxes can burn around 245 calories an hour. If you are loading a moving truck or simply moving heavy boxes and furniture from one room to another you will naturally get both a cardio and resistance workout. However, to get the most out of moving day, you may want to throw in some additional stretches that complement the natural motions involved with packing and loading.

13 October 2015

Here's How To Make Your Local Move With The Family Dog Less Stressful

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Moving is one of the most stressful processes people experience, and it's no different when it comes to dogs. Excessive barking, bathroom accidents indoors, and even signs of illness are things that can come up when moving with a dog. Taking your time to pack and get moved to your new home is a great way to make sure that people and dogs alike have the opportunity to transition on their own terms – once you've figured out approximately how long it will take you to plan, pack, and move, add a couple of extra weeks to your timeline for good measure.

8 October 2015