Tips for Storing Antiques

Are you always searching for the best find at your local antique shop? Have you accumulated so many antiques over the years, that now you don’t know what to do with them? Or maybe your prized antique collection won’t fit in your new home and now  you need to find somewhere to store it? With […]

Moving Day Checklist

The time has finally come — today, you leave your home embark on a journey… kind of. But before you can settle into your new home and explore the area, you have to get all those last minute moving day checklist items out of the way. Hopefully at this point you’ve changed your listed information, […]

Things You Should be Cleaning More Often

Are you the “out of sight, out of mind” kind of person? There’s no shame in it, lots of us are. But when it comes to caring for your home, being a little mindful might be best. Sure we all dust and put away the dishes, but there are probably a few spots that you […]

Christmas Tree Ornaments out of Moving Supplies

Decorating the Christmas tree is often a family tradition, so why not make ornament-making a tradition too? These ornaments can be made out of basic moving supplies and a few items from the craft store, and they’re easy enough for the kids to make! What You’ll Need: Cardboard box Paint Glitter Thread Scissors Pen Paint […]

Six Tips to Winterize Your Home

As I sat down to research “how to winterize your home,” I quickly learned a lot! Living in Phoenix, Arizona, the Valley of the Sun, I realized that I probably think about winter differently than people who don’t live in Phoenix… as in: “Winter, where are you?” But, thinking about getting my home ready for […]

Planning Your Retirement Move

Many retirees choose to move to warmer weather, into smaller houses or apartments, and often minimize their belongings to the bare necessities! Are you ready for this big change? Read these tips to have the smoothest transition while planning your retirement move. City or  Suburb? While most retirees chose to dwell in the suburbs, living in […]

How to Replace Baseboards

Are you looking to spruce up a room in your house? Maybe the kids finally took their rough-housing too far and the baseboards are damaged. Either way, replacing baseboards in your house can really add the extra touch that will take your house from ok to wow with minimal cost and labor. Remove the original […]

Moving A Mattress (INFOGRAPHIC)

(updated 4/7/17) Moving a mattress is one of the most important and tricky parts of a move.  The awkward shape makes it difficult to carry, pack and unpack.  Because they come in a few different sizes, determining if your mattress will fit in whichever vehicle you use for transport can be hit or miss. This is […]

Moving In with Someone Who has a Pet

From cats to dogs to hamsters, any pet can help make a house a home. However, when moving in with a new roommate, pets can sometimes cause trouble and unnecessary friction in a roommate relationship. To make any pet move-in as smooth as possible, follow these tips: Tip #1: If Possible, Get to Know the […]

Remodeling Made Easier

As a moving product expert, I get to help people choose the right products and services, often when they don’t even know they exist! I was recently invited to appear on Lifetime network’s show, “Designing Spaces,” as they were helping a couple extensively remodel a few rooms in their home before their daughters returned from college for winter break. The challenge […]

How To Install a Hardwood Floor: Part 2

Did you decide to install a hardwood floor yourself? Installing a hardwood floor is a great way to improve and change the look of your home. In part one of this series, we discussed choosing DIY vs professional installation and deciding what type of flooring you want. You can read more about it here. Preparing for Installation […]

Prioritizing Weekend Projects

If you just bought an older home or are just looking to revamp your current home, then you know that weekends aren’t always about gallivanting around town. They are probably filled with checklists of things to be fixed and home improvement projects. But who’s to say that those weekends can’t be fun too? Organize your […]