Making Your New Home Energy-Efficient

Summer is almost here and it may be stressful moving into a new house with high electricity bills from poor insulation. For a quick green fix, use bubble wrap to insulate your windows as a quick and cost-effective way to save on energy bills. By using bubble wrap, there is a very small reduction in light coming […]

Carpet Cleaning with Rug Doctor

Your moving boxes are all packed and the furniture is all loaded into the moving truck. All of your precious belongings and memories are ready to be moved to their new home…and you take a final look around at your old place. It’s completely empty – except for the dirty, smelly, stained carpets. Consider using […]

Changing the Dryer Power Cord

If you’ve recently moved and brought your own washer and dryer to your new home, than you may have encountered this issue. Who knew there were two different kinds power cords for dryers? And of course, as life’s coincidences would have it, you have the wrong one! No, this doesn’t mean you have to replace […]

Mother’s Day Flowers using Moving Supplies

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you need a last minute gift, try this fun and frugal DIY Mother’s Day craft! You can make a couple different types of flowers for your DIY project using the items below. packing peanuts wrapping paper packing paper red boxes or (boxes and your choice of color […]

Renting a Home While Your House is Being Built

Whatever your scenario, buying a home is a huge chapter in anyone’s life. With so many options in home customization these days, building from the ground up may be the better alternative.  According to The National Association of Home Builders, it takes about seven months to build a home. During that time you obviously still need […]

Packing Planner: Packing your Studio Apartment

Is it time to leave that small studio apartment behind? Before you start packing your studio up, it will save time if you have an idea of the amount of items being packed and the amount of moving supplies needed. There are also all types of boxes and packing materials for certain items. Stay efficient […]

Last-Minute Decorating Ideas Using Moving Supplies

Are you ready to ring in the New Year in your new place after your holiday move?  Eager to host your family and friends but pressed for time, strapped for cash and drowning in your moving supplies?  Have no fear! We have two simple and quick centerpiece décor options that will utilize your leftover packing […]

Five Tips to Unpack and Settle into Your New Home

You’ve packed up your home, managed your time on moving day and unloaded all those boxes, but now you’re surrounded by boxes and furniture that all need a place in your new home. Unpacking is one of the most time consuming and stress-filled parts of moving day. Make it a bit easier with these five unpacking tips that […]

Easiest Way to Move in the Winter

Sometimes we don’t have the luxury of planning the season of our move. Moving in the winter can add some additional challenges if you’re moving in a location with snow and ice covered surfaces. Simple things like carrying boxes and driving get a little more “exciting” when snow is involved. If your winter move involves […]

Make a Turkey from Moving Boxes

There’s a lot that goes on during Thanksgiving. Give the kids something to do while you’re preparing the Thanksgiving meal. Let them make their own turkey using those extra moving boxes while you’re taking care of the edible turkey. Here’s what you’ll need: boxcutter pencil marker 2 medium moving boxes Note: If you have younger […]

Mowing The Lawn For The First Time

The perfect lawn is like the perfect kid — you have to nurture it and shape it well, give it the loving tender care that it needs. And then maybe, only maybe, will you have the lush green lawn that yard gods dream of. Ok, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but having a […]

Visualizing Your New Home With a Room Planner

“Hmm…maybe it could go here. Or here, or wait better yet here!” Sound familiar? I know for myself that when I’m moving, one of my biggest challenges is deciding how I’m going to arrange everything in my new home. Whether we think about it when we’re in the moving truck or when moving help is […]