Category: How-to

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Adjustment Insomnia – How Common It is and How to Overcome It

Posted in Coping With Relocation,How-to on July 20, 2021

Leaving one place you got used to without feeling any repercussions is a feat not to be taken lightly. However, many people who are moving across the country may not be able to pull it off and experience different levels of issues, such as adjustment insomnia or some other disorder caused by stress.

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A Quick Guide on How to Pack a China Cabinet for Moving

Posted in How-to on July 8, 2021

Having an antique or modern hutch for storing your precious chinaware pieces is great until it comes time for relocation. Handling all those breakables can be pretty stressful since the risk of breaking some of them is pretty high. Knowing how to pack a china cabinet for moving and reducing the potential risk of damaging your valuables can be a very useful skill when moving across the country. Here is a quick but effective guide on how to pack china for shipping and get all pieces delivered whole.

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How to Keep Clothes From Wrinkling – Best Tips and Tricks

Posted in How-to,Moving Tips & Tricks on July 2, 2021

Both moving and traveling long distances confront us with the same problem – wrinkled garments. Perhaps you’ve come to think that the answer to “how to keep clothes from wrinkling” is non-existent, and you’re facing the fact that you’re going to go around looking like a crumpled piece of paper for days after you unpack. But there are a few tips and tricks that can help you prevent this nuisance.

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How to Move to a New City – Best Tips and Advice

Posted in How-to,Moving Essentials,Moving Tips & Tricks on June 30, 2021

Long-distance moving isn’t always a fun thing to do. However, people live in the same place for years, and suddenly they realize it’s all a routine. And then, wondering how to move to a new city sets in and isn’t a bad idea at all. Having a fresh start, getting to know people, maybe changing the work – all that can be stressful at first, but after a while, you’ll realize it’s the best thing you could do with your life.

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How to Protect Items in Storage Units – From Choosing a Facility to the Best Packing Tips

Posted in How-to,Moving Tips & Tricks,Planning the Move on June 30, 2021

If you don’t want your storage facility to look like the Lestrange Vault at Gringotts crammed from floor to ceiling, accessible solely with the help of a cunning goblin and impossible to be navigated without the use of advanced magic, our guide on how to protect items in storage units is for you. This process might appear dreary and tiring, but with our practical suggestions and tips, you’re guaranteed to finish it off with flying colors and in high spirits.

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How to Decide Where to Live and Choose What’s Best for You

Posted in How-to on June 15, 2021

Figuring out how to decide where to live might seem as easy as googling the most excellent places in the US, but that’s not entirely true. Choosing where to live includes more factors than just finding a nice area. Your choice will depend only on your preferences, but we’ll ease your search by naming all the essential elements that should impact your decision.

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How to Overcome the Anxiety About Moving Out and Conquer the Fear of Leaving the Known

Posted in Coping With Relocation,How-to,Moving Essentials on June 14, 2021

Anxiety disorder is the most common mental illness in the USA, affecting 18% of the population each year. But does it mean that you have a disorder if you are anxious? Nearly 15 million Americans move each year, and probably a vast number of them are feeling anxiety about moving out. We can’t say they all have a disorder. In fact, feeling severe anxiety about moving out can happen to perfectly healthy people.

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Use Space Like a Genius With These Creative Storage Ideas

Posted in How-to,Moving Essentials,Moving Tips & Tricks on May 24, 2021

Living in a tight home is a bit harder for storing your belongings without cramping the place too much, making it look like a depot. If you recognize this problem, and it’s a part of your everyday life, finding creative storage ideas for small spaces will come in handy to help you feel like an interior designer. Besides practical reasons, organizing your home will create a more beautiful space to live in, without any stuff to trip over while walking through.

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Best Ways for Making Friends in a New City

Posted in How-to,Moving Essentials,Moving Tips & Tricks on May 24, 2021

Making friends in a new city – a piece of cake for some and the biggest trauma in the world for others. Moving across the country is hard enough, but being lonely is worse, and it can affect our health a lot. We humans are social by nature, and staying alone could affect our daily activities. So, getting out there as soon as possible will only do you good.

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How to Organize Important Documents at Home and Have Your Paperwork Ready for Cross Country Moving

Posted in How-to,Moving Essentials,Moving Tips & Tricks on May 24, 2021

When it comes to long-distance moving, a painstaking approach to learning how to organize important documents at home is the only one proven right. Even though it might be dreadfully boring at times, the more careful you prepare the lower the number of problems that can cause panic and distress when you least want them.

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