There are a few basic facts in life that we can all agree with. You’re always going to have to pay taxes, there are going to be rough days, and moving is stressful. While there’s only so much you can do to deal with that situation, it’s important to take what steps you can to handle the stress not only to make the move go more smoothly, but for your mental and emotional health, as well.
Moving is never an easy experience, but your first time has those additional number of problems that come from simply not having the experience of past moves to help guide you through the inevitable challenges and frustrations that can pop up. That first move has its unique challenges, so read on to learn some tips and advice to make that move a little less hectic and a little smoother.
Don’t you love when a move is fully organized and goes smoothly? Isn’t it fantastic when you can move through each and every step without hardly a hiccup? If your reaction to those questions was something along the lines of, “What the heck is he talking about?” then maybe you should read on. Continue reading
I empathize with that feeling of dread that can come from needing to move, especially if you’re going from a larger living area to a smaller one. The stress never quite goes away, no matter how often you’ve made the move before. So how will you know if you should try packing the boxes in the new closets or simply bite the bullet on a quality storage unit?
You’d think after so many moves that there would come a point where you just had it down perfectly and you could make the process go smoothly every time. While I wish I could say that was the case, the truth is no matter how much moving experience you have, things can get hectic and go badly very quickly if you fall back to “trying to wing it” because you think you have enough experience to pull it off.
Moving can be a stressful time whether you’re looking at a new house, sailing off into retirement, or even just making that summer move home until September swings back around for another year of college. The size of any storage unit you need to rent is going to affect how much your pocketbook gets hit. Generally speaking, the smaller the storage unit, the cheaper the price will be. Whatever your reason for shipping important items, there are several great tricks to save on shipping so you can spend less, and store less!