29 January 2020
When your teenager is moving out of your home for college, it's likely that you want to help them get started with their move by preparing their items for the distance they will be traveling. Whether they're going to be living in a dormitory with other students or in a standard apartment, they may have furniture and belongings that they want to bring with them. Instead of letting them handle everything alone, consider the following ideas.
11 September 2019
Tire dry rot is a phenomenon in which tires degrade or deteriorate to the point where they weaken and begin to crack. Such tires can easily blow out and cause an accident on the road. Below are a few measures you can use to prevent tire dry rot in storage. Clean and Dry the Tires Foreign substances accelerate tire degradation. Oil spills, road dust, metal shavings, and fuel all contribute to dry rot.
24 July 2018
If you are moving to a new home, you are likely looking for ways to cut costs because moving can be expensive. While you may not be able to avoid all the stress and headaches that come with moving, you can cut some costs even if you hire professional movers to do the lifting for you. Check out these five tips to help you save money on moving costs. Consider Moving/Storing Some Items Yourself
22 March 2018
A refrigerator is one of those things that look tough because people let them run all year around. However, careless storage of a fridge can easily show how fragile the appliance is. Since you don't want to execute such an experiment, use the following tips to ensure your fridge isn't damaged in long-term storage: Empty the Fridge Storing a fridge with things inside it is a recipe for disaster. Don't forget that the fridge won't be plugged in during storage, which means air won't be circulating inside it.
12 October 2017
When you store goods in a self-storage facility, don't leave the safety and security of your items entirely in the hands of the storage facility; you also have a part to play. For example, many facilities require you to provide a lock for your storage unit. Use these tips to choose the best lock for your prized items: Avoid Easy-to-Cut Locks One of the most common ways of breaking into a locked place is to cut the lock.
5 August 2017
Having an RV of your own is a wonderful thing and it can provide so much fun for you and your family in the form of road trips, camping, etc. One of the most important aspects of having an RV is ensuring that it is well cared for while you are not using it. This means the winter, as well as the times during the summer when you aren't traveling in it.
2 August 2017
When moving to a new home, you are presented with all sorts of risks, including damages to your property while in transit. In order to protect yourself financially and ensure that any damage that does occur will be appropriately compensated for, you may want to consider getting moving insurance. There are multiple types of moving insurance plans on the market, each of which covers different dangers and moving scenarios. Understanding the differences between the available variants can help you choose the right insurance for moving day.
27 July 2017
When it comes to storing inventory in your stockroom, you want to maximize your available space. Wall-mounted wire shelving offers a convenient way to do just that. If you are planning to reorganize your stockroom, here are just a few ways you can use these shelving systems to your advantage. Wall-Mounted Bin Systems Wall-mounted bin systems come in handy for a number of reasons. The individual plastic bins hang from a wire rack, creating a system of small storage containers.
27 July 2017
If you are in charge of a construction site, look for a suitable storage facility and book a unit as soon as possible. The storage unit will save you considerable resources by the time the construction is over. Here are four ways why this may happen: Save Manpower for Hauling Stuff Back and Forth Without a dedicated storage place nearby, you will have to haul your materials back and forth from your usual base, which you will likely be using as your storage place.
24 July 2017
Planning on a move? It is simple enough to pack and relocate your furniture, clothing, and possessions, but what about your living belongings, like pets, plants, and fish? Professional movers offer a few tips to minimize the stress of a move and to help transition these living things to the new home. Pets: Visit the vet for a copy of health records and to inquire about strategies to help high-anxiety pets with the chaos of a move.