What You Should Know Before Buying A Preowned Piano


Buying a preowned piano can be a great investment. Before you commit to buying any preowned piano, there are a few things to consider. Here, you will learn what those things are. Moving the Piano How will you get the piano out of the seller's house to your own home? Will you find a group of buddies to help you carry it and load it up on a truck to haul across town.

14 January 2016

A Few Surprising Facts About Moving Pianos


If you have ever tried to move or lift a piano, you know how difficult it is. They feel like they weigh a few tons, and you might even wonder how it got where it is. They have a reputation as being impossible to move, and some people even believe that moving a piano ruins it forever. Here are some facts about moving pianos that may surprise you. They come apart.

12 January 2016

How To Organize Your Home


Just think, in just eleven months you'll be able to start decorating for Christmas all over again! If you have those after-Christmas blues, it may help you to plan a project that occupies your time and fills your mind. Starting 2016 with a thoroughly organized home is a great project. From planning to storage, here are some ideas that might help. You have one important decision to make: do you want to organize your house while kids are at school or do you want all the family to help?

9 January 2016

How To Make Sure Your Next Move Goes Smoothly


If you're planning to move, it can be a stressful time. Getting everything packed and ready to go, trying to sell your home, and dealing with changing all of your utilities over to your new address can make moving less pleasant than you might hope. Here are a few helpful tips to ensure that your next move goes smoothly and is less stressful. Advance Planning Before the big moving day, plan a few things in advance so they're taken care of before you move.

8 January 2016

Keep Your Storage Unit Effectively Organized With These Tips


Visiting a self-storage business close to your home, renting a unit and beginning to relocate some of your possessions is an effective way to essentially increase the square footage of your home. Instead of having many of your possessions stored under your roof, they'll just be a short drive away for easy retrieval. When you have a rental unit, it's best to load the space effectively -- after all, you're paying by the square foot, so the smarter you can load the unit, the smaller your rental bill will be each month.

6 January 2016

A Few Hidden Costs To A Commercial Move And How To Avoid Them


When it comes time to move your company, getting things started in advance can keep the cost of the move down. Simple things like saving boxes from merchandise and supplies as you empty them will keep you from having to pay for them later. However, there are some costs that are not as obvious, and may not show up until after the move is complete. Take some time to consider the following to avoid these hidden costs.

3 January 2016

Taking Christmas Decorations To Storage Rental? Follow These Tips


It's finally time to bring your Christmas decorations back to your storage rental facility. If you don't know the best ways to store your Christmas decorations in your rental unit, you run the risk of losing or damaging items for next year. Following these smart packing tips can help make storing your Christmas decorations easier and more efficient, and can help you avoid losing Christmas decorations from one year to the next.

30 December 2015

5 Tips For Having A Safe Winter Moving Day Into Your New Apartment


If you are planning on moving into a new apartment this winter, you'll want to make sure that you have all the right supplies and assistance on hand. Winter weather conditions such as ice and snow require additional moving preparation.  Clear The Pathways First Before your moving day gets underway, you need to make sure you have a clear path to and from the moving truck at both your old and new apartments.

24 December 2015

3 Ways To Prepare Your Kids For An International Move


Moving with kids is always a challenge, and moving overseas can compound this. Luckily, there are things you can do to prepare your children for your family's international adventure, and make things go more smoothly. Here are three great ways to help prepare your kids for an international move:  Get Them Excited Ahead of Time As soon as you know your international move is definitely happening, it's time to start talking to your kids about it.

23 December 2015