Tag: Packing tips

The challenges of sharing a storage unit with friends

Doing business with your friends can be either the best or the worst idea you can have. Same applies to the idea of sharing a storage unit with friends. Before you engage in such adventure, you really need to think it through. There are many reasons why you can think of it. First, storage service in Brooklyn is everything but cheap. Therefore, in order to reduce the cost of Brooklyn storage, you can rent a storage unit with friends and split costs. But that doesn’t mean that you will actually sort all your problems. We are all different, and if you can go out to have a drink with a person, it doesn’t imply that you’ll get along when it comes to other things. Therefore, you need to realize which are challenges of sharing a storage unit with friends. Continue reading “The challenges of sharing a storage unit with friends”

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”

Tips for Storing Large Appliances

Nowadays, more and more people are in need of extra storage space. This is something very usual, especially for big metropolis such as New York City. But finding safe and clean storage facilities in Brooklyn is not that easy. There are many things you need to check prior to getting a storage solution. Two of the most common are the price and security. Nobody wants to overpay for such service as storage solutions can be very expensive. On the other hand, no one wants to leave their space in the unsecured facility. As you can see the struggle is real. But, if you put enough effort, you will be able to find a safe and affordable storage unit in NYC. Once you do that you’ll need to store all your belongings, and here you’ll find tips for storing large appliances. Continue reading “Tips for Storing Large Appliances”

How to pack fine china for storage

All people love to buy different and new things for their home. And something that we all like to have really nice and unique is our china. We might have it in our family for generations, or you just bought it. But we need to be honest with ourselves – we don’t use it very often. We use it for Thanksgiving or some special occasion. And to be fair, a fine china set can take a lot of space. If you live in a small apartment, it can be very difficult to manage. So, a storage unit might be a great idea. You can pack all the things that you do not use often there. When you are getting ready to pack fine china for storage, you should go to a store and buy packing materials first.

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What to do when movers are packing your stuff

You saw a beautiful home, you thought about relocating and after some time you decided to move. After that, you were thinking and deciding should you hire a moving company. And, after some thinking, you made the decision. You hired movers, and while you were talking with them – you also made a decision. You hired packers! And to be honest, that was a good thing to do. Professional movers and packers can move you really fast and save you a lot of time and nerves. But, since your moving day is getting closer, you do not know what to do while movers are packing your stuff. We created a list of advice that can help you feel useful. And also, this way you will actually help your movers to finish things faster.

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How to pack clothes for storage

Packing and storing your clothes seem pretty simple. You will take box or bags or vacuum seal bags and put the clothes inside. And that is the easy way to do it, but this way you will not save your clothes. Your clothes will deteriorate with time and there are some basic steps you should follow so you can save your clothes, and eventually save money. You can pack clothes for storage very easy, but it is better to do the whole preparation process. The better you treat your clothes, it will last longer. And once you take it out from the storage room, it will be in the same condition when you stored it. You can also choose different storage units, depending on your need and your budget.

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