College students everywhere are gearing up for another school year. And if you are like many of them, you’ll be sharing your living space, either in a dormitory, apartment or house, with at least one other person. If you already know your room or housemates, that’s one thing.
Did you know that, for some moves, you can deduct certain kinds of expenses from your total income when you file your taxes? Yup, that’s right. But in order to maximize your savings, you need to meet certain criteria and be aware of what you can and cannot include in your computations.
You know things are serious between you and your partner when the both of you decide to move in together. But before you go house-hunting and start packing your things, both of you will need to sit down and figure out what you’ll combine in your new household and what you won’t.
A baby makes everything you do — including move — a challenge. That’s because you always have to keep an eye on Junior to ensure he or she is safe. Fortunately, you can minimize stress for both you and your infant through careful organization and planning.
Packing is not exactly what most people would consider a fun activity: neither is unpacking. Putting things away may signal the end of an arduous process, but that still doesn’t make it any easier.
Renting a Lone Star Self-Storage unit could be just the tool you need to help eliminate hazards that you may not notice but that could severely injure the small children in your life.
Graduation season will soon be here. If you’re student who’s thinking about getting an apartment to start out and you’ve never rented a place on your own, this will be an exciting time for you. It’s also one that’s guaranteed to be full of headaches, though, especially when it comes to dealing with all the paperwork that goes along with renting – the rental agreement.
You’ve talked to representatives from your moving company and they told you that they can offer you storage services. Better still, those services can be bundled together with your moving costs. It seems like a good deal, but is it really?
Take apart all pieces of wooden furniture that allow for disassembly. Then clean and wax each piece so as to provide extra moisture in the storage unit. Store any screws, nuts and/or bolts in clearly labeled containers. Be sure to put all wood furnishings away from the storage unit door in case of rain seepage. If the items are especially valuable, cover them with padded blankets. Avoid stacking too many items on wood surfaces even if they are covered.
Every move that you make impacts the environment. All of your belongings go into boxes that probably contain some form of insulation. When you unpack, those boxes and all that insulation eventually find their way into the trash. Then there’s the gas that gets used in the vehicle that actually transports your items.