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 […]

How to Install Hardwood Floor: Part 1

Installing a hardwood floor is a great way to change or update the look of a room. Unlike carpet, a nice hardwood floor is something that can be kept looking nice for generations. Wood flooring is also something that you can install yourself. In this post, we will go over choosing the DIY option and the […]

To Move Or Renovate?

There are many life moments that can trigger the ultimate question: to move or renovate? Milestones such as the arrival of a baby, teens leaving for college;  continuous reasons to evaluate the space in your home will present themselves. Choice 1: Stay and Renovate Naturally, the first thing to do is to evaluate the layout of your […]

5 Reasons to Keep Carpet Clean During Your Move

When moving out of your home or apartment, there are many things that you need to cross off of your to-do list. Moving out can be expensive, but we’ve figured out how to keep the costs to a minimum. Aside from moving out your belongings, you might not get your deposit back if you leave the carpet […]

How to Secure Cargo in a Pickup Truck

There are certain situations where you will need to know how to secure cargo in a pickup truck. Here are some of them: That new leather couch you bought for your living room needs to get home somehow. Your new DIY home renovation project may require transporting large tools or other large materials. It may be […]

Moving Into a Home With Gas Appliances

  Moving into a home with gas appliances is one of the smartest decisions you can make. While a gas appliance may cost a few more dollars up front, the savings over time are great — gas appliances costs range about half of what it costs to operate an electric stove on a yearly basis. […]