Five Tips to Get Rid of Clutter When Downsizing

There are many reasons for downsizing. Some people are moving to a smaller space to save money, others are moving into a smaller space after their children have left home, but whatever the reason the one thing that stays the same is downsizing means a smaller space. And that smaller space means you’ll likely need […]

3 Tips to Organizing Your Child’s Study Space

Virginia Woolf famously said (In a wildly different context), that “a room of one’s own” is necessary for a sense of identity and intellectual progress.  She could easily be talking about any young mind that is in the process of becoming a self-directed student and thinker.  While our children still need the guidance of adults, […]

Organizing and Storing Linens

Is your linen closet a disaster? Do you have piles of wadded-up sheets and towels hanging off the shelves with set-in wrinkles? It’s probably time to go through your linens, fold items properly, and put them away so that they don’t attract dust, silverfish or moths. Organizing your linens will also save valuable closet space […]

Portable Storage on Wheels

Things have changed a lot in the self-storage industry over the years. We’ve advanced past storing our belongings in barns, attics, basements, closets or garages. All of those options take up valuable space in the home and create clutter. During the 1950s and 60s, self-storage rental units became popular. People could rent a room and […]

3 Options to Organize and Store Photos

Photos often hold great sentimental value. Even though you may not have enough table space to display all of the pictures you love, you still want to hold onto them for decades, maybe even your whole life! What is the best way to store photos? In this post we will share the best ways to […]

Storage Wars: Fact or Fiction?

You’ve likely heard of at least one of the recently popularized reality shows like Storage Wars that are centered on the business of purchasing repossessed storage units and then reselling the treasures inside for a hefty profit. Here at Moving Insider, we have a fondness of everything related to moving and storage. But, we felt […]

‘What Will U Store?’ Self Storage Contest

‘Tis the season for spring cleaning. If you need extra space to clear out the clutter in your home, self storage is a great option! U-Haul is sponsoring a contest this month to help you make room for what matters. So, take a deep breath and relax, you can accomplish your organization goals. Details of the contest […]

Making a Budget for Moving Supplies

When you’re on a tight budget—as many people are these days—you want to make sure you plan ahead to avoid any unexpected costs during your move. After you reserve your moving truck or trailer rental, you’ll want to calculate a budget for moving supplies. Here are a few tips to help make this an easy […]

3 Solutions to Organize Pots and Pans

If you’re moving into a new home, or just taking on some heavy duty spring cleaning, you’ll eventually make your way to the cabinet with your pots and pans, and wonder how best to organize them. In this post, we will give you three easy ideas for storing your pots and pans for easy access […]

5 Tips for Decluttering Before a Move

Decluttering before a move can save you time and hassle, not to mention money. It can be an emotional process though, especially when you are already going through so much change. I’ve found that many times I hold onto things, not because I want them, but because it’s just hard to let go of an item that […]

How to Pack: The Home Office

Moving soon? Our “How to Pack” series will help you best pack up each of the different rooms in your home. Today we are addressing how to pack your home office. Home offices can be different things for different people. Many are a catch-all room for items that don’t go anywhere else. We will be […]

Small Apartment Storage

Do you live in a small apartment and have more stuff than you have space? There are many reasons why you may love your small apartment and want to stay there. You can’t always just move to a larger place or get rid of everything, so it is important to make the most of the […]