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 […]

How To Use a Paint Sprayer to Paint Your Home’s Exterior

Painting your home’s exterior is a great way to easily give your home a new look. Using a paint sprayer can be one of the quickest ways to paint the exterior of your home. It take more setup and is a little more complicated than using a traditional roller or brush, but the time savings […]

6 Startling Facts About Distracted Driving that will Scare You Straight

Distracted driving has become an increasingly popular subject with the acceptance of smartphones. With more cell phones in the United States than people (there are 320 million mobile phone subscriptions–102.4% of the population), it is easy to text or Facebook while driving your moving truck. Don’t do it! People know that distracted driving is not safe. […]

How to Cope When a Friend is Moving Away

Let’s face it, we all dread seeing a moving truck outside of our best friend’s home, or a brother or sister packing to leave for college. It’s hard to let go when any close loved one at a turning point in their life is moving streets away, states away, or even to a different country! […]

How To Use a Moving Truck Ramp

Using a moving truck ramp sounds like a really simple task—and it is! But, if it’s your first time renting a moving truck, using the ramp may be a complete mystery to you. I’ve heard stories about how people moved their entire home and didn’t realize their moving truck had a ramp. I’d hate for […]

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Even though winter is almost over, some areas are still experiencing freezing temperatures, snow and ice. With the combination of extreme cold and wind chill, the winter months are especially hard on pipes. Even the smallest of cracks in a pipe can cause your home to flood in a day, but with careful preparation you […]

Towing a Trailer: Safe Towing Checklist

Whether it’s a rental trailer or one you own, towing a trailer for the first time might be a little daunting. If you’re anything like me, you’ll have a million questions. After figuring out what kind of hitch is right for my vehicle and how to safely load a trailer, my next concern would be […]

How to Reduce Fuel Costs in Your Moving Truck Rental

When it comes to saving money during your DIY move, a moving truck rental is a great start. But, did you know that there are other things you can do throughout the course of your move to reduce costs? We all know that moving can be expensive, so save money in fuel costs by following […]

How To Hook Up a Hitch

Do you know how to hook up a hitch? It is not a difficult process. Anyone can learn how to hook up a hitch for their trailer, but it is very important to learn how to do so properly and safely. You definitely do not want your trailer to come un-hitched when you are driving […]

How To Deal With Noisy Neighbors

Do you know how to deal with noisy neighbors? No one likes to be woken up in the middle of the night by noisy neighbors or to have to hear loud music. Your home is where you should be able to escape from the outside world.  At some point in your life, though, you will […]

Creative Wrapping Ideas Using Moving Supplies

We are smack in the middle of the gift-giving season. No matter what you’re celebrating (Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc.), now is the time to give a festively wrapped gift. And, we have some great creative wrapping ideas to help you use up some of those old moving supplies. Here are some of the items used: […]

DIY: How to Paint a Room

Painting is a simple and inexpensive way to add some personal flair to your home and show off your style! It can have a huge impact on the feeling of your room, and for much less than the cost of all new furniture or wall art. Doing the paint job yourself can save you thousands […]