How To Quickly Clean Your Apartment Once You Move Out

We’ve all been there, you’ve spent the entire day moving your belongings into your new home,  you’re tired and exhausted. The last thing you want to do is head back to your old pad and clean it. Although, if you want your deposit back from your landlord you may have to make the journey back to the […]

Tips for Moving Heavy Items Upstairs

Almost everyone has lived in an upstairs apartment or bought a two story house at some point in their life. I have done both and have experienced the joy and pain of several moves in and out of these two. I have come up with some ideas and tips to help move those heavy items. […]

Moving to Illinois

Illinois is both interesting and beautiful. It has played an important role in the history of our country, with quite a few of our nation’s leaders calling it “home” at one point or another. U.S. Presidents such as Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, and even Abraham Lincoln walked down the streets that you will soon walk as […]

Why a Winter Move is Better than Summer

The Battle of Summer Moves Vs. Winter Moves When most of us think about the subject of do-it-yourself moving, particularly when to actually make the move, visions of sunshine,  summer break, ice cold lemonades, and… intensive heat, traffic jams, and high moving costs come to mind. Why? Because according to U-Haul Moving Statistics and Fun […]

Moving in With Someone of the Opposite Sex

Moving is quite stressful! And, unless living on your own is an option, selecting the right roommate can cause stress levels to soar! What if none of your same-sex friends can move in with you, but an acquaintance/friend of yours of the opposite sex is ready to sign on the dotted line? For some, the […]

Moving to Portland

Moving to Portland, Oregon can be quite tempting. I say this because I personally have been tempted by family members and friends to move to the Pacific Northwest. If you’re pondering a move or actually planning one, these moving tips can help: Why Move to Portland There are many reasons to Move to Portland. It is a […]

Finding a Family Friendly Neighborhood

My first move with my kids happened last year almost to the day. Before we even picked up the moving truck, we quickly knew we had some research to do. We already found the area of town we wanted to move to, but as with every city – there are pockets of good and bad. Here […]

How to Move Exercise Equipment

Are you the “at home workout” kind of person? If so, odds are you have secured yourself a number of pieces of exercise equipment that will be accompanying you on your move to your new home. So how do you get the equipment from point A to point B without damaging it? Here are our […]

Does Towing a Trailer Affect Turning?

Whether it’s your first time moving with a trailer or your 20th time, the same rules still apply…slow down when trailering. Driving a car trailer combination is not the same as driving your car alone. You should always reduce your normal driving speed when towing. You will see that it’s posted on most highways and […]

How to Pack and Store Comic Books

After years of dedicating time and money to your beautiful collection of comic books, it hits you… Where are you supposed to store them?  Regardless of if you’re in the process of a move or simply that your addiction has gotten a little out of hand, one thing is clear — it’s time to get your […]

Moving to Las Vegas

If you have ever been, then you’ve probably thought about moving to Las Vegas, also known as Sin City. One of the most recognized skylines in the world happens to be the Las Vegas Strip. The Vegas Strip is a several mile stretch along Las Vegas boulevard featuring some of the most grandiose hotels and casinos […]

A New You!

With the new year approaching, we’re all thinking about resolutions for 2015. Although common resolutions for the new year include getting healthy, loosing weight, and setting new goals, we have a few ideas that can get you started on the right foot. What better way to begin the year than with a new organized you! […]