Going Home for Summer Break: What to Do with Your Stuff

Going home for summer break is a time of mixed emotions. You have one more round of finals behind you (whew!), but now you’ve got to arrange to store or ship your belongings from your dorm while you go home for the summer. The good news? There’s no need to stress. In this post, we’ll […]

Ask the Expert: We’re Here to Help!

We are excited to announce the launch of a  new resource specifically designed to help you.  The “Ask the Expert” feature  is a source of advice for specific moving, storage and organization questions.  Our experts have years of experience in the Moving and Storage industry and it is our goal is to ensure we don’t miss any opportunity to […]

Storage Wars: Fact or Fiction?

You’ve likely heard of at least one of the recently popularized reality shows like Storage Wars that are centered on the business of purchasing repossessed storage units and then reselling the treasures inside for a hefty profit. Here at Moving Insider, we have a fondness of everything related to moving and storage. But, we felt […]

‘What Will U Store?’ Self Storage Contest

‘Tis the season for spring cleaning. If you need extra space to clear out the clutter in your home, self storage is a great option! U-Haul is sponsoring a contest this month to help you make room for what matters. So, take a deep breath and relax, you can accomplish your organization goals. Details of the contest […]

3 Solutions to Organize Pots and Pans

If you’re moving into a new home, or just taking on some heavy duty spring cleaning, you’ll eventually make your way to the cabinet with your pots and pans, and wonder how best to organize them. In this post, we will give you three easy ideas for storing your pots and pans for easy access […]

Boxes for Moving: Not all are Created Equal

When you think of cardboard boxes for moving, you might assume that a box is a box. Many DIY movers will overlook the important choice of what box to purchase and will simply use what is free or inexpensive. In this post, we want to take a look at an important component of a box, […]

How to Pack a Self Storage Unit

Much like packing a moving truck, packing a self storage unit takes a bit of planning and skill. The goal is to use all of the space in the most efficient way, while still maintaining some access to your items in case you need them while they’re in storage. How do you do this? Simply […]

Small Apartment Storage

Do you live in a small apartment and have more stuff than you have space? There are many reasons why you may love your small apartment and want to stay there. You can’t always just move to a larger place or get rid of everything, so it is important to make the most of the […]

Resolutions Made Easier: Home Improvement

Home improvement projects can seem daunting and stressful, but as a homeowner, you must address them eventually. If your resolution for 2013 is to take on a home renovation project, don’t worry; you’re not alone. At moving insider, we know that it helps to have input from people who have been there and done that before, and […]

5 Resources for Finding a Self-Storage Facility Near You

You’ve decided you need more storage and there’s no way around it. To find the best self-storage facility in your area, you have a few options. You could drive around until you find a storage location close by, but you won’t be sure of the quality. You could ask your friends where they store their […]

How To Store Your Holiday Decor

The holidays are winding down, and it’s almost time to pack up all of your festive decorations. What’s the best way to store holiday decor while preserving it for years to come? Below, we’ll share with you some of the best products and storage tips for storing your items. Purchase specially-made storage containers when available. […]

DIY Cardboard Crafts

You’re finally unpacked and settled into your new home, but what should you do with all your leftover moving boxes? Why not have some fun and decorate your home with DIY cardboard crafts? Most of these projects require minimal supplies. Some glue, paint, wrapping paper, and a box cutter are the basic tools needed to […]