Moving to a new home should be a fun and exciting time of life -- however, your delight in your new surroundings can quickly be tarnished if valuable and cherished objects have been damaged or even destroyed while in transition. Antique furniture in particular sometimes take a beating during a move. Fortunately, there are several ways that you can ensure that your antique furniture pieces reach their destination in the best possible condition.
Renting a storage unit is a great way to free up extra space in your home, while storing some rarely-used items in the unit. Keep in mind you need to be diligent with your storage unit to keep it clean and free of pests. Here are some tips to help you do this.
When you are renting a storage unit, you should regularly clean it. Just because your storage unit is not part of your home does not mean you don't need to keep it clean.
If you're just starting your adventure with spending summers on the road in your RV, you're undoubtedly hoping to have many great years of on-the-road adventures. Naturally, you'll want to keep your RV in the best possible shape, so now's the time to familiarize yourself with proper winter storage techniques designed to ensure that your vehicle is in tiptop shape for that first road trip of the season. Following are seven things you should do before storing your RV for the winter.
When relocating to a new home, the thought of moving furniture often brings to mind such items as a couch, bookcase or dresser. While moving these belongings are common practice, there are other furniture pieces that require a bit more consideration to transport. Those who house parrots in an indoor aviary (flight cage) or custom furniture-style cage often face unique concerns when moving it to a new location. For instance, wood-framed bird cages, often known as "
Moving home is a stressful procedure and it's important that you have plans in place to reduce your level of anxiety on the big day. Unfortunately, if you have children at home, this can be easier said than done. Children can find moving home difficult, so try one of the ideas below to reduce their anxiety on moving day:
Keep Them Away from the Home if Possible
Kids can be excitable at the best of times, but when you add a house full of strangers and the anxiety of moving into the mix, they can become difficult to handle.