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Moving and Storage Don't Have to be Stressful

Moving is one of life’s biggest events. It also happens to be the very point when we meet many of our customers for the first time. During this time of life transition, you likely have many questions. Moving is complicated, but it’s also completely doable.

When you carefully plan your move, you can expect minimal stress. Researching the right packing, moving and storage options for you will help ensure success. Unfortunately, research takes a lot of time. When you need to make decisions, it’s helpful to have several resources together in one place. That’s what you can expect here.

Inside our Moving category, you’ll discover much helpful advice, such as how to choose the right moving company, how to calculate the number of moving boxes you’ll need, how to ask someone to help you move and how to coordinate storage during your move. We even cover tips for moving back in with mom and dad, or moving with an elderly parent.

Movers are special to us, so we always enjoy the opportunity to help!

If you have a 20-something son or daughter, there is a very good chance you have already experienced the difficulties that arise when parents and kids move back in together. You’re not alone. Even with the recession a good half decade behind us, our country’s young adults are still struggling to find a solid footing after high school or college. As such,...

New York City was built on small, independent businesses. From the restaurants and the delis immigrants brought over from Europe a century ago to the modern businesses that draw America’s brightest to the city, local merchants have always been the backbone of the Big Apple. And the creativity here has allowed some great ideas to flourish. With nearly two dozen...

We all know that moving to a new home in a new neighborhood can be a stressful — albeit exciting — time. But as adults, the stresses that come to us are very different than those our children are facing. Change can be particularly scary for children; they not only have to leave the comfort of their childhood home, but they also have to face a new school and make...

Denver is a huge city with a diverse population, so there’s always something unique going on! If you’re looking for an awesome Denver festival, parade, or cultural event, we’ve got a list of the best.  And it’s got a little bit of everything—music, holidays, food, art, and more! City & Neighborhood | Culture & Holidays | Food &...

New to Denver? If you’ve recently moved to the Mile-High City, you’ll need to know how to find everything your new city has to offer. Below, we’ve highlighted the best Denver resources for finding great restaurants, things to do, where to live, where to find a job, and more! Things to Do in Denver Photo by Geoff Livingston There’s a ton to...

Posted on Aug 29 2016 - 12:24pm by Extra Space Storage
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For young families looking for great neighborhoods for families in Denver, there are several factors to consider: neighborhood safety, quality of local schools, location in the city, and affordability. In this post, we identify the best areas with all of that in mind to make your search easier! This list of safe, affordable neighborhoods in Denver is the perfect starting...

Denver is one of the best cities for small businesses in the U.S., so it’s no wonder why there are thousands of unique restaurants, bars, breweries, boutiques, shops, arts districts, and theaters throughout the metro area. If you’re looking for cool places to go in Denver that are interesting or off the beaten path—or if you just want to support more...

If your son or daughter just graduated college, or is returning home after any time away, it is often caused because he or she has not been able to save up enough money for a place of their own. When grown children move back home, it’s important to consider these tips.   Set Boundaries Before They Move In When your child lives at home with the hope of soon...

Posted on Aug 19 2016 - 2:58pm by Extra Space Storage
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So, you’re making the move to Denver. That’s exciting! It’s an amazing city with incredible opportunities. To help you get acquainted with your new home, we’ve compiled a series of posts about the best neighborhoods in Denver, cool local businesses in Denver, and even general things to know about Denver! Dive in and start learning about the...

For parents, freshman move-in day evokes a whole range of feelings. Emotionally, it’s one of the proudest days of your life — you’re seeing off a child you’ve raised to adulthood, a child who has succeeded through 12 years of school and earned a place in higher education. At the same time, every parent struggles to let go, no matter how much they’ve...