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moving things from a shed to a storage unit

About a year ago, I had a tree fall through the roof of my storage shed on my property. This left me with the immediate need to find somewhere to keep everything that was previously stored in the shed. This was the first time that I ever found a use for a storage unit rental. I loaded up everything that I knew I wouldn't need anytime soon and took it over to the storage unit and dumped it off. I liked this option so much that I didn't bother buying a new shed. To get some ideas about how to store things in a storage unit, continue reading through my blog.

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How To Plan For Short-Term Job Relocations

14 October 2015
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Whether you are in the military or you have a private sector job that requires you to relocate often, being constantly on the move can be stressful. There are a few things you can do to make moving every year or every few years less stressful, making it easier to get settled in to your new surroundings and your new home every time you move. Here are just a few options. Read More …

Keeping Mice Out Of Your Self Storage Unit

12 October 2015
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If you have just rented a self storage unit to house your belongings, you will want to be diligent in keeping rodents from getting inside, as they can cause destruction to your belongings. Mice can get into your storage unit through small cracks, can run in when you are not watching, or can be housed in the materials you place in the unit. Here are a few tips you can use to minimize the chance mice get into your self storage unit at all and what you should do if you find they did indeed make their way inside. Read More …

What Should You Avoid In A Moving Company?

9 October 2015
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One important aspect of moving is finding a reputable moving company to help transport your belongings. Part of separating the good from the bad is knowing a scam when you see one. Here is what you should pay close attention to when reviewing moving companies so that you can avoid being scammed. Different Names There are many ways that businesses can get around bad reviews and one of those is changing their name. Read More …

How To Prepare Your Appliances For Moving Day

8 October 2015
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There's a lot of preparation work you need to do before moving day. The movers are responsible for getting your items on and off the truck, but unless you've also hired them to pack your things too, all the packing and prepping is your responsibility. If you don't have things done right, the movers may not put your belongings on the truck, and that causes unnecessary delays. For example, large appliances have special needs when it comes to moving. Read More …

3 Tips For Staying Sane During A Long-Distance Move

7 October 2015
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Long-distance moves can be exciting, but they can also be stressful. If you're planning a long-distance move and are feeling the pressure, consider the following three tips for staying sane during the moving process.  1. Learn All You Can About Your New Location A lot can change when you move from one end of the country to the other. Save yourself a lot of stress later by taking time to research both your new house and your new city. Read More …