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Helping Your Family Get Through the Move

One of the hardest parts of moving is getting your family accustomed to their new home. Here are a few tips to help with the transition: Allow for Transition Time: When moving your family, give them time to get used to the idea of moving and understand what to expect before, during and after your move. The more structure and moving tips you can provide to them, the easier the move will be. Keep a Positive Attitude: If you show them your enthusiasm, they’ll…

 

Children and Moving

When it comes time for moving with kids, the stress and anxiety that comes with selling your house, packing up your belongings, and traveling to a new destination can be hard on everyone involved. The most unsettled about the entire process might be the kids, who have built friendships they thought would last forever and are already used to their current school and home routines. As you approach the time when it becomes a must to alert your children of…

 

Packing for Your Storage Unit

Packing up your items for storage can be a pain to deal with, but here are a few basic reminders that will save you headaches in the long run as your packing: Try to use boxes that are a uniform size, they’re easier to stack (remember; keep the heavy ones on the bottom and the light ones on top). Leave small walkways between the boxes and furniture in your storage unit so you can easily get to the items you…

 

Keeping Track of Important Records

Packing can be stressful, and amid packing furniture, clothing, and electronics is the task of dealing with important paperwork and documents. Keeping track of important documents is of utmost importance, so be sure to have your paperwork cleared away as soon as you can in the moving process. Here’s a list of documents you should take extra care preparing: Bank statements Legal documents Medical records School records Tax records Military records Mortgage records Veterinarian records Passports Marriage license Birth certificates…

 

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Basic Storage Tips

Storage space is needed for a variety of reasons, such as when moving to a smaller home, when your house is not yet ready or when there are just too many things to unpack and not enough time. And, simply having too much stuff is growingly becoming accepted as a perfectly good reason to rent storage space. Here are a few basic storage tips for storing your household items in a storage facility: Using pallets, tarps or plastic sheets on the…

 

Choosing a Self-Storage Facility

When choosing a self-storage facility, you want to be sure they have your needs in mind. Here are a few tips that may help you in deciding which facility to choose. Think about location. Are you going to need to access your storage building frequently? If so, aim for someplace nearby. Consider how much space you really need. Self-storage facilities rent units in all different sizes. It’s best to opt for a smaller storage unit and pack it to the…

 

Maintaining Your Storage Unit

Keeping up your self-storage unit can be as simple as following a few easy steps to ensure nothing goes wrong. The humidity in your self-storage unit can cause your furniture to warp and your appliances to mildew. Leaving a space between your stuff and the unit’s wall allows for air to circulate within the unit. Laying plastic sheeting on the floor and stacking boxes on top of wooden pallets can prevent condensation damage. So can using old linens or other…

 

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