Why a full service storage company is good when downsizing home

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There are many people who choose to move from their big houses into smaller homes. It’s not only empty nesters who find that their homes have become too large to live in when the kids move out, but people are beginning to see how economical living in a smaller space can be. Other benefits of downsizing include reduction of maintenance costs and the ease of upkeep. The big challenge with living in a smaller home is figuring out what to do with all the stuff you have accumulated to fill up the big space.

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Discover the Easiest Way to Move Large Furniture Alone

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Moving from your old place to the new one is stressful and time-consuming enough, and if you add the challenging task of having to move your furniture on your own, you’re in a mess! Some pre-move jobs are more demanding than others, but with a little bit of effort, it can all be done. Here are a few tips on how to safely move large furniture alone. But remember, if at any time you decide it’s too risky, don’t hesitate to call a professional.

1.Find the Right Equipment for the Job

Let’s start with the most essential thing you need to do. In order to move any heavy household item, you need the right equipment, and this includes:

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The Top Superstitions of Moving To A New Home

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Are you moving to a new home? Well, this one is just for you. But, before we go any further, let me say: Cheers to new adventures!

Every culture has traditions that they follow when they are making big moves in life and for a move as big as this one, you must take a look at these superstitions that will brin luck and prosperity to your new home.

#1 Carry bread and salt

This tradition hails from the Jewish people. They see bread as a basic food that symbolizes a sustainable life. Salt, on the other hand, will never spoil and this symbolizes permanence ina new home. Another belief is that salt has the power to ward off evil spirits when sprinkled. So do not forget to bring your salt and your bread.

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A Movers Guide to Packing Electronics

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We have prepared a helpful guide that will help to make the process of packing electronics less stressful. Unless you are looking for an excuse to replace your electronics, this guideline is well worth your time.

Let’s jump straight into the steps involved when packing electronics:

1. Back Up All Your Electronic Files

To be on the safe side, it is advisable to back up your computer files on a portable hard drive or a cloud storage service. These files could be photos, videos, music and important documents. Backing up will save your data in case anything happens to your computer during packing and moving. For extra safety, back them up in two different locations.

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How to Care for Expensive Furniture When Moving

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Moving to a new home poses some serious challenges. There’s plenty of things to worry about, and one of the most pressing matters is moving expensive furniture. Whether you own antique furniture or more modern but equally as valuable pieces of furniture, you’ll want to do your best to keep them safe. We understand how important the safety of your belongings is, which is why we’ve put together this comprehensive list of things to do to ensure no luxury item gets damaged during a move.

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