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 […]

What to Look for in an Apartment Community

Whether you’re moving into a quaint suburban apartment community or a beautiful apartment in the city, there are many things to consider. Keep some of these things in mind when apartment hunting. Location Sometimes people get distracted with the flashy amenities of a new apartment complex, and they use these amenities as compensation for the […]

Pet Proofing Your New Home

The joys of having unpacked all of your belongings from the moving truck is a cause for celebration. But, before settling into your new home, make sure to carefully take the final step in completing your move: Pet proofing your new home. Your pet will need to adjust into the new home and by safely securing […]

Home Remodeling Storage Options

Are you looking for some home remodeling storage options? When you are renovating your home it is so much easier when your stuff is out of the way and in storage. Plus, you don’t have to worry about your possessions getting broken, or covered in dust or paint, as you risk when you do home remodeling with […]

Renters Insurance Made Simple

Many people like the idea of renting an apartment because it doesn’t require the same responsibilities as owning and maintaining a house. If a pipe bursts or the dishwasher suddenly breaks, for instance, all you have to do is call the landlord and he’ll fix it or hire someone to do the job. As a renter, […]

How To Use a Paint Sprayer to Paint Your Home’s Exterior

Painting your home’s exterior is a great way to easily give your home a new look. Using a paint sprayer can be one of the quickest ways to paint the exterior of your home. It take more setup and is a little more complicated than using a traditional roller or brush, but the time savings […]

Gardening With Recycled Moving Supplies

Spring time is here for most Americans and that means a few things: longer days, spring cleaning and getting the garden tilled and ready to go! Spring is also a great time for a move — mild weather and cheaper rates are at the top of my list! Nothing is better than starting a garden […]

The 6 Best Apps for Biking Close to Home

Spring is in the air! With the changing of seasons comes warmer weather, and more hours to soak up the sun. Now is a  great time to pull your bike out of storage. (Hopefully it’s organized!) Whether you’re an expert in the bike lane, or you just took off the training wheels, biking is an […]

Pirate Movers Hold Household Goods Hostage: Don’t let it Happen to You!

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proceeding to suspend the right of a moving service company from doing business after determining that the moving company held a customer’s household goods hostage and refused to release them unless the customer paid additional money to the moving company (Agency Group, n.d-a). […]