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Best Tape for Moving

Ever wonder what tape you should use for your next move?  This is a surprisingly difficult problem out there! Who would have known that so many varieties of tape exist?!  Check out our infographic for the best tape type!   Pack, Seal, Stack – The Best Tape for your... Continue reading

The Top Ten Most Difficult Things to Move

Moving is TOUGH, especially if you need to move one of these bad boys: Fragile Items (Art, Family Heirlooms, China and Glassware)- Most of these items aren’t necessarily difficult to move but you need to ensure that you are packing them adequately so that nothing gets broken or damaged... Continue reading

Renting Your First Apartment – The Need To Knows!

Finding your first apartment is an exciting milestone. You finally have a space all your own to do whatever you want – from decorating your living room however you like to hosting a dinner party for all your friends. Like many of you, I found my first apartment hunt... Continue reading

Moving Out of State Tips: It Doesn’t Have to Be a State of Chaos

I wanted to give y’all some moving out of state tips.  When our family moved from Illinois to Texas, it was a comedy of errors. My oldest brother drove one car, my parents another, and the moving company drove the truck. It’s a miracle that we all ended up...Continue reading

How to Prepare an “Open First” Box

A properly prepared “Open First” Box will make your initial unpacking efforts so much better.   After our second move, I discovered the necessities of one of these bad boys.   I’m serious.  It usually hits you around the time that you need to use the restroom, wash your hands, or... Continue reading

New Versus Used Moving Boxes

Are you debating between buying new moving boxes or just finding random boxes for free?  Take it from someone who’s moved 4 times in the last 4 years, when it comes to boxes, you get what you pay for.  I understand the hesitation in investing in quality boxes.  Nobody... Continue reading

Tips for Moving Your College Student to Houston During Hot Relocation Season

Houston is currently booming with relocation activity. Real estate directors are swamped with work helping newcomers find homes and this can be attributed, in large part, to the influx of college students attending the area’s many higher education institutions. In the back-to-school frenzy, there is a lot that students... Continue reading

Pre-Holiday Organization Challenge!

When in doubt, rent a storage unit! If you’re like me, every year around the holidays (before things get crazy) you feel a renewed motivation to get your home organized so that you can actually enjoy the parties, the out-of-towners, the gift giving, and the general merriment of the... Continue reading