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Decorating on a Budget

March 29th, 2019 - 3:43 PM
Decorating on a Budget

Use these cheap home decorating ideas to update your space 

A “Do-It-Yourself” (DIY) home makeover doesn’t have to cost hundreds or thousands of dollars. Add a pop of color, reuse what you have and think creatively — you can spruce up your space without going into debt. Whether you’re moving to a new space or you’re ready for a change, we found some cheap decorating ideas that can take your home from bland to grand! Start by reading these tips on how to decorate on a budget. Then, get cheap decorating ideas for each room.  

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DIY Projects for Your New Place

March 29th, 2019 - 2:55 PM
DIY Projects for Your New Place

Simple Ways to Update the Look of Your Home

Whether building a new home, moving to a new house, renovating an older dwelling, or just trying to make a current place more “you,” DIY projects can really make an impact. But sometimes your mind’s canvas goes blank on what to do and where to start. It happens to professionals and amateurs alike. Good news is there are several ways to fix it! Use this guide to walk through the steps for planning DIY home projects.

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Saying Goodbye to Friends and Family

March 29th, 2019 - 2:50 PM
Saying Goodbye to Friends and Family

How to Say Goodbye to Loved Ones Before A Move

Moving comes with a lot of emotions: happiness, excitement, maybe a little anxiousness. And it also comes with some sadness at the idea of leaving friends and family behind. Fortunately, technology and transportation allow us to stay in touch and visit even when we live thousands of miles apart. So while some things will change after a move, it doesn’t have to mean losing your relationships. 

We’ve compiled some ideas to help you say goodbye (even when it’s hard), and some tips for keeping connections strong.  

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The Pros and Cons of Moving

March 29th, 2019 - 2:36 PM
The Pros and Cons of Moving

Weighing the advantages and disadvantages of moving

As much as we may like for it to be, moving long distance isn’t as simple as throwing your things in the back of a car and heading out to a new place. The reality is, moving is a significant life decision that requires a lot of planning and contemplation. And whether you’re thinking of relocating for work or school, to be closer to family, or any number of other reasons, you’ll want to make sure that it’s the right choice for you and your family. To help you determine whether moving is a good decision, check out this list of moving pros and cons.

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Complete Guide to Moving with a Baby

March 29th, 2019 - 2:24 PM
Complete Guide to Moving with a Baby

The process of moving with a baby 

Do either of these scenarios sound familiar? You look down at the sleeping baby in your arms, then you slowly look to the clothes, shoes, knickknacks, books, dishes and all the other things that need to be done to prep for your move. Surely there’s time to pack at least a few boxes while the baby sleeps. But just as you lean over to lay the baby down — tears. It’s time to eat. And so you put off packing once again. Or, maybe you’re working against an inquisitive toddler who’s feverishly unpacking every single item you just wrapped and boxed up.  

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Moving with Kids: How to Help Children Transition

March 29th, 2019 - 2:17 PM
Moving with Kids: How to Help Children Transition

Planning a Move with Kids in Mind

Even during a big move with so many things to coordinate, your kids are your priority. It’s an adjustment for everyone involved, but moving can be a major shakeup for children. Between the change in their home to the long trip, you can get them involved in each step and help them cope along the way. Whether your kids are excited or nervous about the move, there are ways to make the process easier for the entire family. 

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Saying Goodbye Quotes

March 29th, 2019 - 2:17 PM
Saying Goodbye Quotes

Farewell quotes and other messages to say goodbye

Goodbyes can be hard no matter the occasion. But, they’re a reality people face throughout life. Whether you’re saying “goodbye” or “see you later” to friends, co-workers or a significant other, the following quotes and sayings may help ease you through the farewells.

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How to Wrap and Move a Couch

March 20th, 2019 - 1:28 PM
How to Wrap and Move a Couch

Packing your couch for a move 

Though a sofa won’t fit inside a cardboard box, there are still ways to pack one safely for a move. With just a few supplies and a few extra hands, your furniture will be ready for travel. Use the information below to learn what materials are best to use and how to wrap a couch for moving.

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How to pack small appliances

March 8th, 2019 - 1:06 PM
How to pack small appliances

Protecting small appliances during a move

While preparing for your upcoming move, you may be wondering about the best way to pack smaller items like microwaves, toaster ovens and blenders. To help ensure it all arrives safe, secure and ready to use, follow these tips for packing small appliances.

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How to Pack a Computer and Other Electronics

March 5th, 2019 - 3:56 PM
How to Pack a Computer and Other Electronics

Keeping computers and electronics safe for moving

A computer is not just an expensive piece of equipment, it’s most likely an integral part of your life. The same can be said about your soundbars, turntables, stereos, CD or DVD players or any other entertainment systems or electronics equipment you own. So if you’re preparing for an upcoming move, check out these tips and tricks for packing computers and electronics to help make sure everything arrives safely and intact. 

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Moving a Washer

February 27th, 2019 - 3:25 PM
Moving a Washer

How to move a washer and dryer by yourself 

Washers and dryers are significant household investments. Fortunately, if you’re moving, the process for packing them and taking them with you can be simple. Carefully follow the steps below to avoid damage and help ensure both appliances operate smoothly after the journey. 

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What's the secret to packing clothing?

February 26th, 2019 - 10:06 AM
What's the secret to packing clothing?

How to pack clothes

It seems like everyone has a different opinion on the best way to pack clothing. If you ask friends and family, you’ll probably get tips on rolling vs. folding, using packing cubes and keeping clothes on hangers. All of these can be great suggestions, but the best approach depends on whether you’re traveling or moving, and whether the garments are folded or hanging. Let’s take a look.

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How to Use Paper Padding for Moving

February 25th, 2019 - 1:16 PM
How to Use Paper Padding for Moving

Protect your items with paper pads

As you pack, you’ll need to protect furniture from damage, keep fragile lamps safe, and shield appliances from scratches and dings. Paper padding is a versatile moving supply that’s perfect for all of these applications. Take a closer look at what it is, learn how to use it, and find out how much you’ll need.

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Packing Paper for Moving

February 22nd, 2019 - 3:51 PM
Packing Paper for Moving

Using packing paper for a residential move 

When scanning any list of packing essentials, you’ll likely see packing paper at the top of the list. That’s because paper is versatile — you can use it in a variety of ways, from wrapping dishes and knick-knacks to padding boxes. Let’s take a closer look at what packing paper is, how much is needed, the advantages of using it, and how to use it.