Get Involved Series – Family in a New Community

You have returned your family’s moving truck and your move is officially over.  Now what?  The most important thing you can do for your family to make a move last, is to get involved.  If you are moving in the summer with kids it is important to get involved quickly because kids do not have school to meet new […]

Moving to Hamilton

Why move to Hamilton? Most people will simply say the quality of life itself is worth making the move. A place rich in history and culture, and surrounded by spectacular nature, Hamilton, Ontario is a city like no other. Unique for its distinctive urban feel and vibrant arts and culture, Hamilton boasts deep roots. Ultimately, […]

Top 5 Cities for Fishing

Fishing means being surrounded by the whisper of a line being cast into the open waters, the splash when the hook hits the water, serene scenery with towering mountain ranges and deep thick woods. But most of all, it means a different experience for each angler. From the laid back, cast a line and wait […]

Living in Edmonton

Welcome to the “The Gateway to the North”, Edmonton, the most northern city in North America! As a resident of Alberta’s capital, here are a few things that might make your time living in Edmonton a little bit more enjoyable. Life in Edmonton If you’re struggling for something to do in Edmonton, you just aren’t […]

What Size Hitch Ball Do I Need For My Trailer?

So you want to rent a trailer but aren’t sure what size hitch ball you need? There are only 3 standard sizes in the United States: 1-7/8 inch, 2 inch and 2-5/16 inch hitch balls. You’ll also want to pay attention to what weight capacity your hitch ball is rated for. Considering how many different […]

Storage in Houston

Nicknamed “Space City” because it’s the home of NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston is a popular destination for people on the job hunt. Known for its vibrant culture and thriving restaurant scene, Houston is a great place to call home. If you are one of the many people moving to Houston, the most […]

Gifts for High School Graduates

The beginning of the rest of your graduate’s life not only starts the day after their graduation ceremony but can even begin way before or months later, depending on what your graduate has planned in their next life chapter. We have some gift ideas in mind to help them celebrate their new journey! As a few […]

Storage in Seattle

Surrounded by both mountains and water, Seattle, Washington is known for its thriving cultural and technological advancements. Like other heavily populated cities, rent can be higher than many people may like. In that case, a storage unit might be a good way to hold onto those belongings you don’t want to toss but can’t afford to […]

Making a Move without Using a Moving Truck

As if moving isn’t stressful enough, I frequently hear from my friends, family and acquaintances that the thought of driving a moving truck (of any size) is quite possibly the most stressful part about it. Well, if you’re planning a move in the future and this thought has crossed your mind or even scared you […]

Ideas for Tonight – Grilled Apple Recipe

 Grilled apples are an easy and tasty dessert you can make whenever you have the grill fired up. Camping, tailgating or summer barbecuing, it is simple enough to work for most occasions. It can be healthier and quicker than baking an apple pie, but will give you the same great flavors when you taste the first […]

Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home is just like you see on TV. You look at three homes, pick the one you want, put in an offer and become a homeowner, right? Wrong. Buying your first home takes quite a bit of stamina, desire, and commitment to get through a very time consuming and complicated process. But it is […]

Why a Winter Move is Better than Summer

The Battle of Summer Moves Vs. Winter Moves When most of us think about the subject of do-it-yourself moving, particularly when to actually make the move, visions of sunshine,  summer break, ice cold lemonades, and… intensive heat, traffic jams, and high moving costs come to mind. Why? Because according to U-Haul Moving Statistics and Fun […]