Fall is my favorite season, and it isn’t just because of the free-flowing pumpkin ale and return of Monday Night Football. Even better is the invigorating nip in the air, the glorious autumnal colors, and the fun that can be had in a well-appointed yard. While the hamburgers, watermelon, and water fights of summer have their place, I believe that outdoor living...

Finding the right box for moving and storage can be overwhelming. Should you use cardboard or plastic boxes? If your items will be on display in your home for part of the year, shouldn’t the storage box be decorative? Consider these options to determine which is the best material for your moving and storage needs. Cardboard When people think of moving and storage,...

In honor of National Animal Day, we bring you nooks for your pets! Do you love sharing your home with your pet so much you would customize pet nooks for sleeping or eating? You might be surprised how many people do it! And, if you’re craving some extra storage space at home, or just wanting to get those pet beds or food dishes out of the way, you’re going...

Alternative Titles: 7 Spooktacular DIY Halloween Costumes Go green this Halloween and leave those cheaply made, cookie-cutter costumes at the store. Using a few simple items from your house, you can make your kids some fun and exciting costumes that they will love on Halloween and beyond. You will not only save money, you’ll also encourage creativity and teach your...

            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...

Rust, corrosion, and inactivity can take a big toll on a motorcycle. If you’re storing your ride for the winter, make sure you take some action before you put it away or you may be in for some nasty surprises come spring. Basem Wasef at About.com offers a very thorough description of the best way to store your motorcycle. But if you just want the basics, go with...

Divorce is scary. Complex emotional, financial and legal issues make the entire process extremely stressful. The secret to making it go smoothly? Self-storage. It might not be what you’d expect, but renting a self-storage unit can actually ease the burden of divorce. Here are a few ways: Divide Up Possessions Divvying up possessions is never easy. Do you get that...

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...

With summer behind us, it’s time to winterize and store all of your mild-weather toys – and that includes your Jet Ski or Waverunner. It’s a sad fact, but you just can’t use your personal watercraft (a.k.a. PWC) all year. With a price tag of $10,000 to $15,000, the fun of a PWC doesn’t come cheap. Make sure you get the most out of your investment by...

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...