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When people have to move, they immediately think of the obvious materials they’ll need: boxes, packing tape, scissors, and bubble wrap. But if you don’t plan entirely, you’ll find yourself rushing out for last minute materials in the middle of your move. Here are five things we recommend you don’t forget to purchase beforehand. Edge Protectors Pictures and...

If you are switching personal technology such as an android phone, tablet or, as many are doing this month, upgrading to the new I-phone 6, there are plenty of apps out there to help you through the transition. At the touch of a button you can store data, save games in progress, delete unused programs, sync email accounts and move tons of movies and music. Wouldn’t...

                      One of the most unique furniture items you’ll need to handle is your bed. The frame plus the mattress creates a unique set of challenges for your move. Remember these key steps to make sure your bed remains clean and intact. 1. Completely strip away all sheets and mattress covers, and...

            Thinking of taking the leap and moving to Las Vegas, Nevada? Before you start packing, take a look at our get-to-know-you guide for “Sin City.” Here are some helpful tips to prepare you for moving to Las Vegas. Get used to a hot & dry climate. The city is right in the middle of Vegas Valley, a desert of approximately...

It’s important to keep both your vehicle and your trailer safe by properly connecting the two. Hooking up a trailer is easy to understand, but it should still be done with care in order to prevent accident. Follow these steps: 1. Use a jack to elevate your trailer so that the trailer’s coupler height is higher than the vehicle’s ball height. 2. Carefully reverse...

Shouldn’t wedding gifts last “til death do us part?” These presents arose from the tradition of the father of the bride giving a dowry in the form of jewelry or land. And while diamonds (and land) are forever, they’re probably out of your budget. So what do you get a couple that will last them a lifetime, through storage and home use and back to storage? Here...

  If your family has left you with a bunch of priceless antiques, you might not necessarily have space for all of them. To clear your home of clutter, while still hanging onto those family heirlooms, consider renting a storage unit. But, of course, make sure that you take the necessary steps to avoid damage and keep these treasures safe. Here are our tips for...

As summer comes to a close, it’s time to say hello to fall — and your fall wardrobe. That means making space for your light jackets, comfy sweaters, and all the new trends this season. Here are our tips for how to make room in your closet for fall fashion. Empty your closet. Tackle your closet head-on. Take everything out, placing all items on a table or bed....

We teamed up with El Monte RV, to bring you our top 13 RV storage tips. With more than 40 locations throughout the US, El Monte RV rents and sells thousands of RVs each year – making them the perfect partner for this video. Check out our video, or if reading’s more your thing, find the 13 RV storage tips below. Tip #1: Scrub the interior and vacuum the...

Over the years, my parents have moved around quite a bit. Each time they’ve relocated, they’ve found themselves in need of a storage unit. I used one during my transition between graduating from college and moving into my first “adult” apartment. My husband and I needed one last year while we renovated our first home. Although the reasons for...