Adjusting Your Pet to a New Home

Moving can be a stressful time for everyone, even your pets. Animals, like children, thrive on routine and familiarity. If one thing is out of place in their daily routine, they get upset. Here are some tips on adjusting your pet to its new surroundings. Pet safe area during move With all your friends and […]

How To Move In With Someone

Getting a roommate for the first time? Moving in with your significant other? If not done right, moving  in with someone can be a minefield of things gone wrong, ending friendships and relationships. If you are used to living by yourself or your parents, you will need to make some changes, and these tips should […]

Funny Road Signs

When you are moving across the country sometimes you encounter signs that make think twice. Here are few signs that made me chuckle, although unfortunately some of these were not intended to be funny road signs!

How To Downsize for Retirement

You have worked hard all of your life, and now it is time for your retirement. You may be use to a much larger home, and now you are moving into a smaller home or condo. Trying to figure out what you will still need can be a difficult process. These tips should help you […]

How to Unpack After Your Move

It’s important to have a method behind the moving day madness. From start to finish, planning is key; and, unpacking is no exception. Below, we give you some tips to help you construct your unpacking game plan. Start with large pieces of furniture. Have a special area to place boxes as they are being unloaded (like […]

Insider’s Scoop: Optimism is All Around

This week in moving and storage (and a little gossip)… Things are looking up all around. Rob-Sten (we made that up): Getting Back Together? On Thursday, U-Haul moving vans were spotted (again) at the home of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Rumors have been swirling that the defunct couple have been having secret meetings and […]

How to Move Out on Your Own

It’s time to move out on your own! While you are probably ecstatic about getting in to your own place and making it your own, you are likely feeling a little nervous and unprepared, so here are 3 things to consider when moving out on your own. Supplies/Furniture: Depending on the size of your first place you […]

How To Budget for Your First Home

There are some things you learn buying a home. Creating a budget for your first home needs to cover more than just your down payment, your mortgage payment and your utilities. Here are some of the things you need to learn about so they don’t surprise you when you purchase a home. Closing Costs – […]

Being Realistic: How to Avoid Moving Day Disasters

Just like weddings, even a well-planned move can have some hiccups. It can be difficult trying to coordinate the timing of everything: moving help, truck or trailer rental, wait times. Here are five hair-pulling frustrations and solutions on how to avoid these potential moving day disasters. Disaster: Not enough moving supplies. It’s the day before […]

Insider’s Scoop: Home Office Moving, Storage and Organization

This week in Moving, Storage and Organization I am going to share some tips and ideas for the home office. I am currently looking to redo my home office, so I’ve been  hunting for tips and ideas to create a new space that it organized and allows me to store (and hide) all my random […]

How to Plan a Successful Yard Sale

If you’ve been following our organization series and doing your “homework,” then your home is probably looking pretty neat and clutter-free. Now, it’s time to plan a successful yard sale! And here are some handy tips to make your yard sale a booming success! Involve the neighborhood. If you aren’t in a huge hurry to […]