3 Things to Avoid Packing for an International Move

If moving wasn't hard enough on its own, it gets much more complicated when you are moving to a brand-new country. You cannot simply pack up your belongings in the back of a rented truck and drive across the city, since the distance is great enough to require international movers to handle the logistics of getting all your stuff to your new home. To make things easier on your movers, there are some things you should avoid taking with you. Read More 

Protecting Your Personal Belongings From Theft From Your Storage Unit

If you plan on placing some of your personal items in a self storage unit for an extended time period, you are undoubtedly concerned about their well being because you are not able to monitor the space they will be situated in on a constant basis. There are several steps you can take to help protect your belongings while they are being housed in a storage facility. Here are some tips to use in keeping your belongings from becoming the victim of a theft while you are not in the vicinity. Read More 

Moving To A Dorm In A Few Months? 3 Tips On Saving Money For Moving In

Some students that are enrolling in college plan on living at home, in a dorm, or with roommates. If you know that you are going to be living in a dorm, you have some time to plan the move. As a college student, you will likely want to save as much money as you can to stretch your allowance or reduce how many hours you need to pick up at a part-time job to afford your basic living expenses. Read More 

Three Things That Stain The Floor Of Self-Storage Units And Why You Should Avoid Them

There are several things you should avoid storing in a self-storage unit that are typically self-explanatory. Food is one example, since it can draw rodents and other pests, thereby causing an infestation in the building. That would not make you a very popular tenant with the landlord OR the other storage unit renters. In addition to these "do not store" items, there are several items that stain the cement floors of storage units. Read More 

Five Items You Should Handle Yourself When Moving

Moving can be a stressful experience. That stress level is greatly reduced when you hire professionals to handle the job for you. Your moving company will handle the packing, loading, and unloading of your belongings. Sometimes the movers will also unpack your items in the new house. While some people choose to have the moving company handle every item of their possessions, there are some things you may choose to pack and move on your own. Read More