3 Ways to Transport a Bike

Ok, I’m going to be blatantly honest here. I love to bike — or maybe better, I love the idea of biking. I always say to myself, “I’m going to wake up early tomorrow and go for a bike ride!” But when the next morning comes, guess what? I’m not pressing the gear shifters but […]

Last Minute Halloween Costumes with Moving Boxes

It’s the day before Halloween and you’re searching for a last minute costume. Don’t sweat; we’ve got you covered with these easy ideas you can make out of recycled moving boxes. Solo Costume Ladies, now you can truly get all dolled up for Halloween and go as Barbie Doll in a Box, like Amanda Sarver. […]

Cheap Gift Ideas for Friends that Help You Move

Some friends are quick to do favors while others take a little convincing. Whichever category your friends fall in, it’s important to show them your appreciation for being there in times of need. If your friends are helping you move, rewarding them with gifts wouldn’t be such a bad idea. Moving can already be expensive, […]

Recycled Halloween Decorations

The goblins, ghosts, and ghouls are out to play, which means it’s time for lights to be dimmed, scary music to be played and spooky decorations to be hung. Here’s how to use recycled Halloween decorations to celebrate October 31st. Illuminated Crafts Adding a glimmer of light to your projects will not only make your house […]

Safety in a Big City

You’ve just moved into your new home in the big city, returned the rental truck and settled in. Now you are ready to explore the city! Before you head out you should remember that safety in a big city is an important issue. Here are some tips for safety in a big  city: Lock your […]

How To Navigate Small Streets and Alleys When Moving

It is usually quite easy to navigate streets with a moving van, however we know that many of you live on tight streets or may only have vehicle access to your home through an alley or parking garage. We have some tips for you to be able to be able to navigate small streets and […]

Using a Pickup Truck for Moving

From business use to home improvement projects, pickup trucks are used for a variety of different reasons. Using a U-Haul pick up truck for moving has many advantages: Small Jobs When it comes to moving, the size of your move will be the indicator of what size truck you will need to rent. If you have […]

Decorating the House for Halloween

Whether it’s the first Halloween in your new home just a few days after the final box came off of the moving truck, or your twentieth box, here are some ideas to help with decorate the house for Halloween. Organization Take all boxes out of storage, whether you’ve stored your decorations in a garage, attic […]

How to Get Out of Helping A Friend Move

Do you ever just want a weekend to yourself,  but a friend is moving? We are always told that “being a good friend means helping a friend move,” but what if this is the third or fourth friend to move in a month? Tired muscles and longing for the weekend may mean it is time […]

Fall Maintenance Checklist

After the hot summer months, it’s refreshing to witness the turn of the leaves and the drop in temperature of fall, but while you’re enjoying that pumpkin spice latte, don’t forget that winter is right around the corner.  If you’re a homeowner, this means there are some maintenance tasks to be taken care of before the […]

Moving In the City: Pickup Truck or Cargo Van?

As a city dweller, let me tell you something — city streets and alleys were most certainly not designed for 26′ moving trucks! And I think it would be quite the challenge to try and parallel park one of those bad boys as well. That’s why it’s recommended that you use either a pickup truck […]

Healthy Snacks on Moving Day

It’s that awkward time of the day between lunch and dinner where you’re hungry but you don’t want to spoil dinner, so you run and get a snack. Here’s the tough part. Apple slices or potato chips? If you know what’s good for you, you’ll grab those apple slices, saving you the calories and the […]

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