Time To Downsize: Tips For Moving From A Large House To A Smaller Home

The kids are grown, and maintaining the larger house is getting to be a bit much. Moving to a smaller place, possibly a garden home or an apartment, will mean making some tough decisions about what to take and what needs to go.  With a little help, you can get rid of the extras before the movers show up and still have everything necessary to make the new place comfortable. Read this article to learn more about downsizing effectively. [Read More]

How To Make Sure Your Belongings Are Insured When Using Self Storage

As you're preparing to move to a new house, you might have the need to rent a self storage unit. You may need this space for things you really don't want at your new house, or for things that won't fit. You may also want the space so that you have the ability to slowly move your things into your new house at your leisure. In any case, it's important to make sure you have the necessary insurance coverage on these items, and here are three steps to take to make sure you have the right coverage. [Read More]

Tips For A Successful Move: Cleaning Out, Defrosting And Moving The Refrigerator

Americans are constantly on the move. 14.19% of Americans move annually whether it be to a different country, state, city or even down the block. If you are planning on moving to a new location that is over a 30-minute drive away from where you are currently residing, you will need to defrost your refrigerator if you plan on bringing it with you. Defrosting a refrigerator will prevent water leakages on other items during the move, which can result in water damage. [Read More]

3 Tips To Keep Your Dad's Antique Car Safe In Self-Storage

If your beloved father passed away and left behind an antique car, you may want to place it in self-storage to keep it safe. But if you don't know how to prepare the car for storage, you can inadvertently damage the interior and exterior of the vehicle. Here are three tips to keep in mind when storing your father's antique car. Store the Car Indoors Vintage cars of all types are vulnerable to weather damage, especially if they're rare or limited editions that have custom paint jobs and trims. [Read More]