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How to protect your right to the security deposit

Whether someone is renting storage Brooklyn or renting residential housing to live in, things can go awry. So there’s always a risk that something could happen to the property they are renting. And when you are the landlord and own the property in question, you want to protect it any way you can. A security deposit is one way to do that. While it won’t prevent damage to the property or make the tenants pay utilities and rent, it can help fix these issues after they happen. This is why everyone who rents their property to others should know how to protect their right to the security deposit! Continue reading “How to protect your right to the security deposit”

How to Avoid Damaged Goods in a Storage Unit

When you put things in storage, especially long term, there’s always a certain risk that they won’t come out of that storage in the same condition. It is a sad but not uncommon fact that things in storage can get scratched, broken or simply lost. That doesn’t mean you should leave everything to chance and hope for the best. There are some things you can do to try to avoid damaged goods in a storage unit. Here are some of our top tips. Continue reading “How to Avoid Damaged Goods in a Storage Unit”

How to Store Christmas Decorations

There is no time like Christmas time. Everyone is happy, excited and cheerful, and can’t wait to spend some quality time with their family. And, of course, there are lights and decorations everywhere. It is no Christmas if it is not shiny everywhere. And if there is no Christmas tree on every corner. In some neighborhoods, there are competitions regarding Christmas decoration, and people are very serious about them. Therefore, it is not a surprise why many have a lot of Christmas decoration in their homes and garages. But, once the Spring is starting to getting closer, it is time for removing that festive decoration. And it is a job that you need to approach tactically if you do not want to end up with a mess next Christmas. Therefore, you need to learn how to store Christmas decorations properly. Continue reading “How to Store Christmas Decorations”

The List of Important Moving Documents

There are plenty of things you need to keep track of when moving. You are, after all, relocating your whole life and everything you own. And it is, of course, important to be sure all your possessions are safely packed and transported. But have you stopped to think about all the important moving documents you need? Here’s a useful little list to help you out with that! Continue reading “The List of Important Moving Documents”

How to Move Non-Allowables

When you hire a moving company, especially a full-service one, you probably expect them to do everything for you. And for the most part, your expectations will be met with the company. Moving companies are there to make relocation easier for you. And they will do their best to succeed at that because there’s nothing more valuable to a reputable mover than a satisfied customer and their positive review. But there are some things moving companies just won’t do. So don’t be surprised when your movers hand you a list of items they won’t pack or transport. If you want to move non-allowables like these, you will have to do it yourself! Continue reading “How to Move Non-Allowables”

How to Organize a Holiday Move

The holidays are supposed to be the time to relax and enjoy yourself with your family and friends. But between the decorating and last minute shopping, the cooking and the baking, a lot of the time they end being pretty hectic. If you have a large family or a lot of kids, you are in for an even more chaotic season. Most people choose therefore not to move during the holidays. But sometimes, you don’t really have a choice. If that is the case, don’t despair! There are ways to organize a holiday move and still enjoy some holiday cheer. Continue reading “How to Organize a Holiday Move”

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