Packing for a Move
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Packing for a Move

Welcome to my website. I’m hoping to provide you with some useful packing tips. My name is Ellen Monday. My family and I moved from a very large home to a large home. My point being, although we still live in a large house, we did downsize. It was almost like packing for two moves because we had belongings going to the new house and some going to storage. We had to make decisions about what we wanted to keep, store and get rid of. I have some tips on how we made those decisions, and the best ways we found to pack. Items that were going into storage were packed differently than those we were moving to the new house. Boxes had to be carefully and clearly marked so we didn’t end up storing our everyday dishes or something tragic like that! Hope you enjoy my blog.

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  • 4 Ideas To Give Rustic Home Designs Custom Details With Staircases

    26 February 2018

    If you have a home that has a rustic design, and you want to give it more details, there are areas like staircases that give you plenty of options. You may want to consider solutions like stained wood and iron details, using raw timber and logs or adding wildlife staircase panels for custom details. Here are some ideas to give your staircase a rustic look:  1. Incorporating Stone Into Staircase Designs

  • Hire An Electrician To Help With Illuminating The Plants In Your Backyard

    28 December 2017

    Putting a lot of time and effort into making your backyard look beautiful is a rewarding experience, especially when you own the home that you put all the work into. But, once the sun goes down, you may not be able to appreciate your landscape due to reduced visibility. If you want to be able to go into the yard in the evening and see your plants, you will need to add outdoor decorative lighting.

  • Contemporary Furniture Can Update Your Home

    25 November 2017

    A home is an investment and sometimes taking care of your home can be a bit of an investment as well, especially when it comes to remodeling. However, if you've lived in your home for some time, you likely want the look of a more modern space, but you might not be prepared to cover the cost of a full-fledged remodel. Contemporary furniture is an easier option that can also help transform your space.

  • Five Things You Need To Know About Rain Chains

    27 October 2017

    Rain chains are a lovely alternative to downspouts, especially when connected to a small garden patch and drain channel to create a stream effect. These Japanese inventions work quite well, and they are very easy to install. However, you should be aware of a few things before installing one. Rain chains work very well, and knowing the ins and outs only makes their use easier for you. Your HOA Does Have a Say

  • Tips For Installing And Maintaining The Carpet In Your Basement

    27 June 2016

    For many homeowners, their basement is a place to store Christmas decorations or house their furnace and water heater. However, if you've decided to renovate your basement into usable living space, chances are carpeting isn't your first choice for flooring. Before you discount this versatile option, keep in mind that carpeting is an inexpensive option that will provide your cold basement with the warmth and comfort it needs. Here are a few tips to help you install and maintain the carpet in your basement: