Moving to Washington DC: Part I

Washington D.C. — home to the President of the United States, foreign diplomats, lawmakers and hopefully in the near future, you! The capital of the United States is a great city to live in, and no matter what your reason for moving — work, family or other needs — you’re bound to have a great […]

Will it fit: Dimensions of U-Haul Trailers

Packing for a move can be stressful enough without having to worry about objects that do not fit into a cardboard box. But unfortunately, there’s no way around it. The staple pieces that make a house a home, your loveseat, your bed, your dining room table, have to come with you and you need to […]

Earning Extra Money For Your Small Business

According to Forbes, about 543,000 small businesses start up every month but more than that close down every month. As a small business owner you are always on a look out for ways of earning extra money for your small business and for ways to set your business apart from others. Being a part of the […]

Asking Friends to Help you Move: Why You Shouldn’t Do It

Moving day is approaching, what is the first thing that runs through your mind? “How am I going to haul all my belongings?” Most commonly, the individual who is planning to move tends to seek out which friend or family member that owns a truck in order to help move their belongings.  I’ll be honest, I […]

What To Bring When Moving Into a Furnished Place

In my story of moving all across the country as a college student for internships and other job opportunities, one city and one of my living places in particular stands out — my furnished place in Washington, DC. The words “pre-furnished” can be the two best words ever put on a real estate ad if […]

How to Unload a Cargo Van

Efficiency is the name of the game in DIY moves — every step must be well planned and organized for a successful move. With this in mind, most people forget about the last step of the moving process, unloading. Unload in the wrong manner and you can add hours onto your moving time. Unload the […]

Keeping Warm with Propane

Fall is here which means it is time to find a snuggle buddy and cozy up next to the fireplace. Propane is the ideal source of fuel for all fireplaces, fire pits and patio heaters. Why propane? Portable- You can carry a propane tank to your desired location where as if you want natural gas, […]

3 Ways to Transport a Bike

Ok, I’m going to be blatantly honest here. I love to bike — or maybe better, I love the idea of biking. I always say to myself, “I’m going to wake up early tomorrow and go for a bike ride!” But when the next morning comes, guess what? I’m not pressing the gear shifters but […]

Mowing The Lawn For The First Time

The perfect lawn is like the perfect kid — you have to nurture it and shape it well, give it the loving tender care that it needs. And then maybe, only maybe, will you have the lush green lawn that yard gods dream of. Ok, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but having a […]

Fun Moving Projects

Confused with what you should do with your leftover moving supplies? Moving can be a stressful and heavy burden on any member of the family, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun (or relax) when it’s over! Here are some creative ways to shake the stress away and enjoy your new home while re-using […]

Finding a Short Term Apartment Lease in a Big City

I’ll never forget how excited I was when I found out that I had been offered a short term position in one of the largest cities in the country. The capitol of our nation, Washington DC, was about to be my new home in just a few short weeks. The only problem was that I […]

Mastering Public Transportation

As is the case for many new city-dwellers, the moving van you used to move to your new place may be the last vehicle you drive for a while. Recent numbers suggest that the amount of young people driving is on the downturn, and it just happens to be that a lot of young people […]