Moving Out of an Apartment: Four Things to Do Before Turning In Your Keys

Your relationship with your landlord essentially ends the moment you hand in your keys, but the shape you leave the apartment in can help to determine if and how much of your security deposit you get back. Here are some helpful hints to follow when you move to ensure your old apartment looks great for the next people who move in and to help you get your security deposit back. [Read More]

Ways That You Can Help A Neighbor Who Is Moving

Whether you're good friends with a neighbor or you don't know each other beyond exchanging brief pleasantries, it's polite to help out when the neighbor is moving. The obvious way to lend a hand is to ask if you can help load the moving truck or perform other such moving day tasks, but this isn't the only method that you can use to lend assistance. There are a number of other ways that you can contribute based on how much you wish to be involved; you may want to help a friend all day, but probably won't take this attitude with someone you don't know well. [Read More]

Make Sure To Pack Your Antique China Safely

If you have antique china, you want to make sure that it is all packed correctly. One big problem with antique china is that it is nearly impossible to replace a piece that gets broken or chipped. Making sure that everything is packed properly will make it less likely that something will break or chip. Packing Materials The first thing you need to have to pack your china is all the correct materials. [Read More]

Putting Away Your Kayak And Gear For The Year? 3 Tips To Ensure Proper Storage

Spring, summer, and even partially into autumn are the best times for kayaking. Late fall and all of winter are often just too cold to enjoy going out on a lake or river for this activity. So, it makes sense that you will need to put your gear away to keep it from sitting in your home for months without getting any use. Renting a storage unit will give you the ability to put all sorts of seasonal items away. [Read More]