2015

  • Climate Controlled Storage Units: 3 Things To Consider

    If you are downsizing, have inherited belongings from a deceased loved one, or have just accumulated more stuff than your house can comfortably hold, renting a self-storage unit may be the best choice for you. But depending on what types of things you are storing, it may be worth the extra cost to rent a storage unit that is climate controlled. Consider the following when deciding on a traditional or climate controlled storage: [Read More]

  • 4 Ways Children Can Upcycle Food Boxes & Containers For Moving

    Moving the family is stressful enough as it is, but bored children can add a lot of delays to the process. One of the best ways to keep children busy is by involving them in the move. As you pack up a moving truck, children can focus on their own packing and learn how to upcycle at the same time. Instead of purchasing new boxes for your children to use, there are four ways children can use food boxes and containers found in your home. [Read More]

  • 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning an Out of State Move

    Any move can be stressful, but an out of state move can quickly become a disaster if things are not done right. Planning an out of state move is a serious undertaking that involves time, effort, and organization if you want everything to go smoothly. If you have plans for an interstate move in the future, avoid these common mistakes: Failure to Plan Ahead It doesn't matter if you're packing up a studio apartment or a huge house-- there is a good chance that it will take you longer than you think. [Read More]

  • Using A Courier For Your Business: A Step Ahead

    Whether your business requires material deliveries needed in a flash, or the fast availability of written correspondence, getting things from one place to another can be costly and time consuming. Sometimes deadlines must be met, and in order to meet those deadlines you have to be able to get what's needed to your customers and clients in a timely manner. The use of courier services can be a real life-saver when it comes to ensuring that the things you need to be delivered reach their destination in time. [Read More]

  • Avoid Damage To Your Belongings By Organizing The Storage Unit

    Keeping a storage unit neat is an important part of being able to use it as efficiently as possible. One of the most common reasons that people need a larger storage unit is because they do not organize the unit, and run out of space very quickly due to boxes and other items being piled on top of one another. In order for your storage unit to be tidy and have every corner properly used, look into the various ways that you can organize the space and be content with the same storage unit for years to come. [Read More]

  • Why Should You Hire Professional Movers?

    Moving to a new residence is often a very stressful ordeal. While you may be looking forward to living in a new home, the physical act of getting your belongings from point A to point B is often overwhelming. Fortunately, you do not have to take on the task of moving alone. Instead, you can hire experienced, professional movers, such as those at ABS Movers, to do the job for you. These are some reasons why hiring professional movers may be the best option. [Read More]

  • Tips On Limiting Moisture In Your Storage Unit

    Moisture damage is often a major concern for anyone storing their belongings in a storage unit (like those at Queensborough Mini Storage public storage), especially during a hot, humid summer. Excessive dampness in your unit can promote mold and pest infestation, speed up rotting on wooden and leather items and even cause rusting on metal items, so reducing moisture accumulation is an imperative step to keeping your prized possessions safe. [Read More]

  • 5 Items Found in the House to Repurpose for Home and Self-Storage Purposes

    If you are tired of dealing with the clutter in your home or you need to store some of your items in a self-storage unit, here are five household items that can be recycled to use for home storage or self-storage purposes: 1. Toilet Paper and Paper Towel Rolls When you try to store electronics with long cables and cords, they can often get tangled up and get out of control. [Read More]

  • Five Tips To Guarantee A Smooth Move Across The Country With Cats

    Most people have a fine time with adjusting to a new home, but this cannot always be said for pets. While dogs are fairly adaptable, cats can have a tough time moving to a new place, so you must put in additional effort to make sure they have a comfortable move, which will naturally improve your move as well. Following the tips below will give you the tools you need to accomplish this goal. [Read More]

  • Optimize Your Moving Truck Space: Do Not Move These Items While Empty

    When moving, it pays to optimize your use of space. Namely, in most cases, you pay less money for smaller trucks, and that means that the more densely you can pack, the better. To that end, you want to fill up every nook and cranny possible. To help you optimize the space on your moving truck, here are four types of items you should not move empty: 1. Dressers As you pack, you will need to pack the clothing from your closet in boxes, but you do not need to pack the clothing from your dresser drawers. [Read More]