You Are Browsing ‘Moving’ Category

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 9:53am by David Decker
Comments Off on Tips for Moving to Dallas/Fort Worth

Planning to move to Dallas/Fort Worth, but want to know more? Familiarize yourself with what it has to offer using our guide below. Here are a few important things to know. Expect hot summers. Temperatures linger in the 90s during the summer in Dallas/Fort Worth. According to U.S. News, the most common adjectives to describe summer in the city are: stifling, oppressive,...

Posted on Jan 20 2015 - 9:29pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 17 Things to Know About Living in Denver

Denver often rises to the top of every best places to live, work, and play list, and not just because it’s the Mile-High City! With a good mix of business opportunities, family-friendly suburbs and entertainment, and beautiful natural landscapes, it’s no wonder the Queen City of the West attracts new residents each year. If you’re thinking about...

Posted on Jan 15 2015 - 2:00pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 24 Things to Know About Living in Chicago Before You Move There

*Updated 10/3/16 The Second City—that is, Chicago, Ill.—has so many interesting things about it that make it one of the top cities in the United States. Rich in history, culture, and potential for the future, there’s no denying Chicago is a “place to be” for many Americans (around 2.7 million Americans, actually). If you’re moving or relocating to the...

Posted on Jan 7 2015 - 9:39am by David Decker
Comments Off on 10 Tips to Make You the MacGyver of Moving

Moving is an experience that can leave even the most organized person stressed, frustrated and worn out. Whether you’re moving down the street, across town, or to another state, getting your personal “stuff” from one place to another doesn’t need to be what may seem like a losing battle. With these 10 tips, you can make your moving experience a smooth operation...

Give your potential movers background checks. Part of your checklist for moving should be to find the right moving company. It’s important to make sure your mover is licensed and has a good track record. By going on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) website, you can easily see if your movers are licensed or have any complaints against...

Posted on Dec 12 2014 - 6:09pm by David Decker
Comments Off on What You Should Know Before Moving to Houston

                  Planning to move to Houston, Texas, but want to know more? Familiarize yourself with what Houston has to offer using our guide below. Here are a few important things to know. Prepare for warm weather. If you love hot weather, Houston is the place to be. The city has warm temperatures year round, but summer...

Posted on Dec 11 2014 - 9:17pm by Rebecca Desfosse
Comments Off on 5 Survival Tips You Need to Know Before Moving an Elderly Parent

Are you moving your mother across the country to a senior community? Or maybe your dad is coming to stay with you. No matter the situation, moving a senior parent from his or her home can be difficult. Here are a few survival tips: Communicate Effectively First, sit down with your parent and discuss the reasons for the move along with the plan of attack for the move...

Posted on Dec 4 2014 - 6:26pm by David Decker
Comments Off on What You Should Know Before Moving to Phoenix

                    Thinking about moving to Phoenix, Arizona? Before packing your bags, get to know the city better with our guide below. Here are some tips to prepare you for the move to Phoenix. Prepare for hot weather. Phoenix is known for its hot temperatures, so as you may expect, temperatures can reach three...

                    Are you in the process of moving in with your significant other? It’s not just a big step for your relationship but also for your stuff. A lot of factors need to be taken into account before, during, and after the move. Find out what to prepare for below. Make sure this is the right move. Moving...

Posted on Nov 10 2014 - 8:29pm by David Decker
Comments Off on Tips for Moving to Chicago

Relocating to Chicago? Get a taste of what the city has to offer with our guide below. Here are some tips to prepare you for the move to Chicago. Get ready to experience all four seasons. Chicago may be known as the “Windy City,” but it’s not because of the weather. Actually, the average wind speed in Chicago is no greater than other parts of the country. Chicago...