5 Tips for Moving with Your Cat

Cats generally don’t like change. They’re sensitive animals, so a major life event like moving can come as a shock. That’s why moving with a cat requires special care and thoughtfulness. If you approach the move like any other normal event, you could end up with an overly anxious cat and a particularly stressful move. Preparing for and adapting to your cat’s anxiety during a move can prevent a lot of difficulty. Easing your cat into the move takes more effort and planning, but in the end, you’ll have a happier and more well-adjusted cat. Here are 5 tips to make your next move go as smoothly as possible for you and your cat. […]

By |2017-06-10T11:21:57-04:00October 17th, 2016|Moving & Traveling, Family Life|

Kitchen Remodel: How to Pay Less for Appliances

  We have all heard the saying, “They don’t make ‘em the way they used to,” and that has never been truer than for appliances.If you are planning a kitchen remodel, how to pay less for appliances is no doubt at the top of your list. Anyone who has purchased more than one appliance in their lifetime understands this harsh new reality. What used to last for 25+ years now lasts for 12 years, maybe. If you’re lucky.  […]

By |2018-01-07T19:36:44-05:00October 10th, 2016|DIY Home & Projects|

How to Prepare Family Heirlooms for Storage | Moving & Storage Advice

  When it comes to preserving your family traditions and memories, it is important to learn how to prepare family heirlooms for storage so they will be around for future generations. Family heirlooms include expensive objects such as antique furniture or a Cartier necklace. However, anything from furniture and musical instruments to recipes, photos, and diaries could be considered a family heirloom. The decision to rent a storage unit for your heirloom or declutter it all depends on your family, the types of items under consideration, and whether or not you consider the items in question valuable multi-generational heirlooms.   Why should I place antique and wood furniture in storage? Boomers and even some Generation Xers often find themselves decluttering and [...]

By |2017-09-12T21:11:58-04:00September 19th, 2016|Storage Tips|

Clever College Dorm Room Essentials | What to Expect & How to Prepare

  It may seem like only last week that you were on pins and needles waiting for college admissions letters to arrive. Today, you are closer than ever to realizing your college dreams as universities around the country are preparing for freshmen orientation week. Moving into your dorm room can either be a dream come true or a stress fest. From what to expect and how to prepare, this month we help you figure out how to plan for the next big step of your college experience. […]

By |2017-08-16T16:21:05-04:00September 13th, 2016|Moving & Traveling|

It’s Never Too Late To Celebrate National Clean Out Your Garage Day

  Even though National Clean Out Your Garage Day happens every year, becoming a National Holiday isn’t easy. It begs the question—is there a compelling reason to dedicate an entire day to organizing a garage? Turns out, there is. Of the nearly 1,000 garage owners Consumer Reports polled in a recent nationwide survey, a whopping 62% said their garages were overcrowded. […]

By |2017-10-03T15:38:38-04:00August 29th, 2016|Organizing Advice|

Clothes Storage Solutions to Keep Your Clothes Fresh

  Sweaters are great for December but do you really need your summer dresses and shirts after summer is over? When the seasons change, so does our wardrobe. Unfortunately, closets are often too small, and even walk-in closets don’t offer enough clothes storage if you are sharing with a roommate or spouse. The solution? Seasonal clothes storage will instantly give you more closet space. However tempting it may be to store extra clothes in the garage, basement, or attic, these spaces can be detrimental to your clothing. Especially, if it is hot or humid where you live. Where and how you store your clothes determines how long they last.  Seasonal clothes storage will inspire you to declutter your closet and keep it organized. We offer you [...]

By |2018-08-25T19:38:32-04:00August 22nd, 2016|Storage Tips, Organizing Advice|

Why Moving from an Apartment into a House Is Awesome (and Horrible)

  If you’re an urbanite, you’re probably used to living in apartments. Perhaps you’ve dreamed of one day moving into a house to escape all the downsides of apartment life. So, let’s say you’ve found the perfect house and are planning to make that move now. To ensure a smooth transition, it’s important to consider both the negatives and positives of living in a house. Then, you’ll be prepared for any hassles that come up. Here are 3 major changes to expect as you move from an apartment into a house. These changes can be horrible or awesome, depending on your perspective. […]

By |2018-09-22T15:16:41-04:00August 15th, 2016|Moving & Traveling|

Top 5 Storage Facility Security Features to Look For

When you use a self-storage facility, you expect that your items will be safe from theft. After all, isn't safety one of the top reasons for using self storage? Unfortunately, though, not all self storage facilities are equally safe. Some provide excellent customer service, yet have gaps in their security. Once you're gone, your items become vulnerable. That's why it's important to carefully evaluate the security features of any self-storage facility you're considering. While friendliness and cleanliness are important, they ultimately won't protect your property. But what exactly should you look for? To judge a self-storage facility's security, you should look at the following 5 features.   1. Lighting The best time to visit a self storage facility is after [...]

By |2016-08-04T19:29:28-04:00July 25th, 2016|Storage Tips|

6 Reasons People Like Living in Southwest Philadelphia

With a population of 1,567,442 and growing, Philadelphia has come a long way since the Founding Fathers gathered here to sign the Declaration of Independence. Today, it is one of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. This can can make choosing where to live within the 136-square-mile city a daunting task. If you are looking for more affordable housing options in proximity to the airport and public transportation with a nature preserve as your backyard, living in Southwest Philadelphia could be the right location for you. […]

By |2016-07-11T15:31:32-04:00July 11th, 2016|Your Local Metro|
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