Unusual items and how to pack them: Wedding dresses, weights and more

Welcome to another “Unusual items and how to pack them” blog post! We hope you’re enjoying the series! In this article, we tackle wedding dresses, workout items and delicate chandeliers. What other hard-to-pack items have you come across? We’d love to hear from you — leave a note in the comment box below! Wedding dress […]

Go green: How to make your next move more eco-friendly

Did you know the average American produce around 4.4 pounds of trash per day? According to the EPA, that amounts to a staggering 254 million tons of garbage thrown away every year in the U.S. Even more surprising is that more than 33 percent of our country’s waste stems from packing supplies. While a significant […]

How to make moving easier for your kids

Moving with kids can be tough, for both parents and children alike. In addition to the inevitable levels of stress from packing and planning, relocating can also be an emotional process. Huffington Post contributor Jennifer S. White penned a touching piece that perfectly encapsulates the feelings some families have when leaving a home that hold […]

Usual items and how to pack them: Flowers, fiddle leaf figs and more

In the second edition of our series “Unusual items and how to pack them,” we’re tackling another set of curious objects that people struggle to box up and move (find the first in this series here). Read on for tips and tricks, and let us know in the comment box below what strange possessions you’ve had […]

Unusual items and how to pack them: Taxidermy, trampolines and more

We’ve all been there — that moment where we take stock of our belongings for an upcoming move, stop in our tracks, tilt our head to one side and think quizzically “How the heck am I going to pack that?” Whether it’s a bulky wall embellishment or a particularly delicate memento, fear not; we’re tackling […]

Tips for establishing a domicile in Florida

Florida is known for being a hot destination, and not only because of the weather. Over the past few years, Florida has experienced significant population growth. People throughout the country are flocking to cities like Orlando, Jacksonville Tampa, and of course Sarasota. Sarasota was recently ranked 14 among the top places to live by U.S. […]

Four reasons to plant trees around your new home

Many home buyers on a budget face a tough choice — get their dream house, but settle for a less-than-perfect yard. Others are thrilled with an outdoor space, but are having trouble falling in love with the home. For those bemoaning a lackluster yard, don’t despair! Here are a few reasons to trek down to […]

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Top Three Tips for Millennials on the Move

You did it. You landed your first big job in a new city. Maybe you’re right out of college or you’re venturing out of your hometown for the first time. (We’re not talking a dorm-to-dorm move or that rickety off-campus apartment you trundled into with three roommates. You’re in the big leagues now. Welcome to […]

Furry Friends and Moving Madness

A move often means leaving some friends behind. For nearly 80 million Americans, however, it also entails taking their best friend(s) — their pet(s) – with them. This can add to the chore list when changing location but is, of course, totally worth it when a beloved buddy’s security and happiness is at stake. If […]

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Picking the Right Company for your Professional Storage Needs

Sometimes, change can come quickly, and, if that change involves relocation, it can be hard to tell which is the cart and which is the horse when it comes to what to do next. This can be especially true in situations that involve temporary storage of your worldly goods. Maybe you need to clear some […]