Many leases come to an end during the summer and especially at the end of the school year. A little planning in the weeks prior to your move-out can help keep you on schedule and ensure you receive as much of your deposit back as possible. This checklist of 6 steps for an apartment move-out is a handy guide to make the transition go smoothly.
With a little sweat equity and a bit of creativity, shipping pallets can be repurposed into just about anything – and usually they are free. Because of this, pallets are among diyers' favorite materials with which to work. The popularity has provided some great ideas to not only do yourself, but also to draw inspiration from for your own creation. They are marvelous for creating solutions for kitchen storage, bathroom storage, garage storage, garden storage, and closet storage and organization. Read on for 8 great storage ideas.
Spring is here, and we all know what that means – spring cleaning is upon us. But this year, we urge you to spice it up by spring cleaning like your favorite TV housekeeper! Which one matches your personality? Read on to find out!
Moving can be just as stressful for pets as it is for people. Unlike their humans, pets do not have the understanding of what the move is for or why. Your furry friend wants to know that he will be moving with his family. The best way to alleviate stress and help soothe your pet during the moving process is to plan ahead. These tips will help ensure the move will be as smooth as possible for your pet.
Closet space and drawer space seem to expand in the spring as warmer weather means far less layers than you have been wearing, especially if you live in a part of the country that actually experiences the full wrath of winter. It's time to change out snow removal tools for gardening tools and snow boards for body boards. Before you do, though, be sure to store your winter gear so it will be in tip-top shape when you need it again.
When making the difficult decision of which city to call home, be sure to choose one that offers the best range of benefits. Incorporating data from low cost of living and high household income to walkability and convenient storage options, these five cities offer the best bang for your buck.
It is time to roll up the sleeves and get to some serious spring cleaning, but the call of the outdoors and sunshine is too strong to ignore. We've hacked the most time consuming cleaning tasks to make cleaning a breeze and get you enjoying the outside breeze sooner.
For the third year in a row, the Stevie Awards® for Sales and Customer Service have honored CubeSmart with the top award for Customer Service Department of the Year, and, thanks to our amazing Customers, CubeSmart was also voted the 2015 People's Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite Customer Service in our category.
While there is excitement at the idea of starting fresh in a new place, the fact of the matter is that the process of moving is just a pain. Moving is expensive whether you hire professionals or do it yourself for a cross country move or the next city over. Uncle Sam just might cut you a break if you have started a new job in conjunction with your move. According to the Internal Revenue Service, moving expenses only qualify as a deduction if the move relates to a new job or business.
Any number of life events can put you in the position of needing a storage unit. Whether the merging of two households, home renovation or downsizing, a limbo period between a lease being up and closing on a house, a divorce, or military deployment, using a self-storage unit can be a convenient solution and hugely beneficial. Knowing a few tricks about how to best pack a storage unit and maximize space could result saved time and money.