Tips For Moving Heavy Wood Furniture

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Wood furniture is often the most prized furniture in the home, whether it's a modern oak dining table or an antique bedroom set. While wood is traditionally seen as a sturdy choice that can survive generations in the home, it is also one the first types of items to suffer damage during a move. The following tips can help you protect your furniture so you won't be faced with a repair.

11 March 2016

3 Things To Consider When Renting A Storage Unit

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Many people turn to storage unit rentals, at a location like Arctic Self Storage, for one reason or another. Whether it be to get extra storage space around the home or because you are moving to another city and need to find another place, storage units are a great solution for your needs. If you aren't sure what to look for in your storage unit rental, here are a few key considerations to help you make an informed decision about what unit is going to work the best for your needs and wants.

9 March 2016

Moving With Kids? Get Them Involved And Incorporate Some Fun!

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Moving is tough on adults, but it is particularly tough for children as well. They are having to leave behind their school, friends, home and other familiar surroundings. However, you can help ease this transition by incorporating some fun and getting them involved in the move. Here are some great tips to help you get started: 1. Have a Garage Sale, and Let Them Help. When you leave one house to move to another, you may need or want to get rid of some of your stuff.

28 August 2015

Proper Etiquette When It Comes To Working With Movers

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Hiring on a team of professional movers should help alleviate stress, not add to it. Working with movers should come with a little planning on your end to make the process as efficient as possible. If your move will be a big one, make sure that you follow proper etiquette when it comes to working with movers. Here are four things that you can do for movers to make their job easier and make your move a success.

28 August 2015

3 Tips for Storing Your Boat

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You enjoy your boat during the warm spring and summer months, but when winter rolls around, it might rarely get used. During this time, it is best to store the boat in a safe and secure place that keeps it protected from the freezing cold temperatures. Ice and snow can damage your boat, so it is best to store it when it won't be used. Here are tips for accomplishing that.

28 August 2015

4 Ways To Prepare Nervous Children For A Long Distance Move

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Moving can be stressful for everyone, but preparing your children for a long distance move can take some planning. Moving to another town or state can be a worrisome event if kids aren't prepared for this. If your children are stressed about an upcoming move, there are things you can do as a parent to make this easier. Here are four ways that you can prepare children that might be nervous moving to a new home.

28 August 2015

Reasons to Hire a Local Moving Company

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Moving can be both stressful and exciting for many people. Here are some ways that a local moving company can help eliminate some of that stress: No reciprocal favors required: When moving, many people try to save money by asking for help from people that they know. If you ask family and friends to help you move, they may initially be reluctant to help because it requires them to take time off work.

28 August 2015