Author: Brian Hodson

July 1, 2020 Off

Your Final Moving Day Checklist


By Brian Hodson

Moving day can be one of the least anticipated days of the year, second only to root canals and prostate exams in terms of popularity. The following guide may not have you looking forward to moving day the way a child looks forward to a birthday party, but it should help alleviate some of the dread.

June 4, 2020 Off

I’m Being Transferred to Where? Managing a Long-Distance Move

By Brian Hodson

Need affordable self-storage for a long distance move? Many of us have moved short distances, but sometimes a new job or other opportunity requires us to move to a completely different part of the country, or even to another country entirely. These moves require a little more planning than your typical move across town.

April 22, 2020 Off

No Packrats Allowed

By Brian Hodson

Moving to affordable self-storage or to a new home is a terrific time to get rid of unwanted things. Eliminating clutter before packing is an often-overlooked but crucial part of the moving process. It’s very important to determine which items belong in the new house and which should be left behind. Take into consideration whether you’ll have more or less space and whether or not the new rooms will be serving the same purpose as the old ones.

January 3, 2020 Off

Completing Your Pre-Moving In Walk Through

By Brian Hodson

Before carting in the first box or chair, take a walk through your new home with paper and pencil and a camera, to create a diary of its condition on the day you took occupancy. If anything is not the way you expected it to be, you’ll need to make this known right away.