organizing your next move
As a military spouse, I have a lot of experience packing and moving. I have learned what to leave out until the very last minute and what can be put away long before the move. I have learned what will be needed the first night in the new home and what can wait several days or even weeks to be unpacked. My blog can help you get through the organizational aspects of your move. Once you are organized, everything else will fall into place and the rest of the move will be nothing more than moving boxes here and there.
In an ideal world, you would decide that you need …
Losing a parent suddenly can be extremely painful. …
If you're in the midst of packing for a move, you' …
Storage facilities can be a great way to save some …
When you buy that brand new couch and discove …
In an ideal world, you would decide that you need or want to move, choose a new house, and pack up your things over the course of a few months. However, the world is rarely that ideal – and sometimes, the news that you're moving and the actual moving-in happen within a very short amount of time of each other. But how can you pack up your entire house in just a few days without either getting too frustrated and overwhelmed to do it or without making a complete mess of (and potentially ruining) your belongings?
Losing a parent suddenly can be extremely painful. Not only are you in grief for your loss, but you might have to handle their affairs and take care of their belongings. A storage unit can help you during this time in the following ways.
You Can Empty Out Their Nursing Home Room or Apartment
If your parent did not own a home at the time of their death, the landlord of their apartment or the staff at their nursing home might require you to empty out your parent's space within a short time period.
If you're in the midst of packing for a move, you've no doubt seen all the advice out there about how to pack efficiently and how to survive moving day. But you also have to survive the unpacking phase as well and somehow avoid having half-unpacked boxes sitting around for weeks or months. From the time you start packing to the time you have everything off the moving truck and in the new home, you can take steps that will make the unpacking process go a lot faster -- and be more complete.
Storage facilities can be a great way to save some space in your home or even allow you to store things that you collect as a hobby. However, not everything should go into a storage unit. Some things might be too dangerous, while others too unsanitary, and still other things might be a bit too on the alive side of things to warrant storage. Here are four things you shouldn't put in your storage unit:
When you buy that brand new couch and discover you have to get it to your house on your own, it can be frustrating. What can make it worse is the fact that you don't have a truck, so you need to figure out exactly how you are going to get it from the store to your house. There are ways that you can figure out how to get your new couch to your house.