2015

Moving Supplies You May Have Forgotten About But Can't Do Without

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When you are moving from one home to the next, you may think of all of the typical moving supplies you will need-- packing tape, boxes, newspaper or bubblewrap, etc. However, there are some moving supplies that people frequently forget about and which you really cannot live without. Moving companies do not supply these items, but you can use what you have or buy some more from your local big box store.

23 September 2015

Three Simple Ways To Cut Down On Your Storage Unit Costs

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If you're looking for a way to clear some of your excess items out of your basement and garage, you shouldn't have to look for long. As of 2014, there were approximately 50,000 self storage facilities located across the United States, which means that you should have easy access to a facility in your community. Although the bill you pay to rent this space can seem minimal compared to the benefit of helping you declutter your home, it's still always advantageous to see how you can reduce the amount that you pay.

16 September 2015

Utilizing Self Storage While Going Through A Late Loved One's Home

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If you are tasked with packing up a late loved one's things, it can be difficult to know what to keep and what to let go. It is a good idea to size up what should be saved or tossed in a thoughtful manner and to not rush the process. Here are three ways self storage units can help you efficiently go through a late loved one's home. 1. Give Yourself Time to Review

15 September 2015

Tips For Keeping Your Storage Unit Active

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Many times people will put their unused items in storage and then forget about them. This can lead to an inefficient use of space and a waste of money. Keeping your storage unit active by swapping things out on a regularly basis will make sure that you know what you have and are actively using your things. Here are four tips to keep your storage an active part of your everyday life.

14 September 2015

How To Tip Movers

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When you hire movers, chances are good that you are going to be depending on them to get your most beloved personal possessions to your new home safely. You put a lot of trust into your movers and they work hard in order to make sure that you are satisfied with the move. You will likely want to tip the movers in order to make sure that they understand that you appreciated their service.

11 September 2015

How To Effectively Organize Your Storage Unit

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Renting a storage unit, like those at AAA Flying Trolley Self Storage, to serve as a temporary home for the possessions you don't use on a regular basis can keep your home organized and free of clutter, but if you find that your unit is disorganized to the point that you seldom wish to visit, it's time to tackle this problem. Pick a sunny day, visit the storage facility with a couple of hard-working family members or friends and pull your possessions out of the space.

10 September 2015

How To Get Your House Organized

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Did you have a wonderfully relaxing summer? Hopefully you got to experience the lazy, unstructured days for which summer is known. It may also have been a time where you didn't focus a lot on household chores and, now that summer is essentially over, you may be feeling like it's time to get down to business. If getting your house organized is on your list, here are some ideas that might help you accomplish this task.

9 September 2015

4 Tips For Making A Move To A New Town Easier

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If you're planning to move to a new town, you may have some fears about the process as well as the lifestyle change that comes along with living in a new area. The good news is that with proper planning, you can make your next move a breeze. Take a look at the following information for some helpful tips on how to make your upcoming move easier and less stressful. 

8 September 2015

Questions You May Have About Using Moving Services During Your First Move

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Moving to another state can be an exceedingly difficult to do because of the various logistical issues and plans that must be made. If you have never undergone this type of long-distance move, it can be easy to start to feel somewhat overwhelmed by these various tasks. This can lead to making this process far more difficult than it needs to be. Interestingly, you may be able to avoid some of these issues by hiring professionals to perform your move, and these two common questions and answers can help you have more of the information that you need to decide whether or not to use these services.

8 September 2015

How To Keep Your Vacant Home Safe After Your Move

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In a perfect world, your existing house would be sold or rented out before you ever moved out of it and moved yourself and your family to your new home. Unfortunately, it is not a perfect world, and there is a chance that you will be leaving your home vacant after you move out. This could concern you because you could be worried about break-ins and other issues, but there are a few ways that you can keep your vacant home safe after you pack up and leave.

8 September 2015