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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  • Lightening Your Load: How To Downsize Your Belongings Before A Move

    4 June 2015

    Whether you are moving across town or across the country, this is a great opportunity to downsize your belongings. As years go by, many people accumulate items that they don't actually need or want. Moving into a new home is a fresh start in more ways than one; before you put any of your possessions in the home, it will be a clean slate. Aim to keep it that way by reducing clutter now, and reap benefits ranging from lower moving costs to a more streamlined way of living.

  • Costly Mistakes With Your Washer And Dryer

    8 May 2015

    Even though it's often not difficult for a repair shop to fix your washer and dryer, breakdowns are something that you'll want to avoid. With the average appliance repair call costing between $260 and $330, it makes sense to take measures to prevent a costly repair. However, most homeowners make a number of simple mistakes that could seriously reduce the lifespan and effectiveness of their appliances. When it comes to your washer and dryer, the necessary precautions are simple and inexpensive.

  • 4 Factors To Consider Before Choosing To Paint Your Metal Storefront

    13 April 2015

    Pre-fabricated storefronts add architectural beauty to your commercial building without requiring you to hire a designer to create an original look. Choosing metal as the material for framing and columns reduces maintenance, but you still need to eventually add a new protective cover of paint or clear coating as the current layer chips off. Keep your store looking fresh and smart by taking extra care in preparing for the painting process.

  • Four Hints For Dealing With Difficult Tenants

    20 March 2015

    Real estate can be a great investment, and many Americans have found renting homes and other residential properties to be a lucrative venture. However, when things go wrong, such as willful destruction of your property by a tenant, refusal to pay rent, or other egregious behaviors, you should understand how to deal with the situation in a lawful manner. Acting rashly can be costly and derail your efforts to remove a tenant acting in bad-faith.

  • 4 Tips To Help You Choose The Perfect Window Treatments For Your Home

    23 February 2015

    Investing in new window treatments for your home can create an entirely new look that brings out the best features of the space, as long as you choose the right ones. There is more to consider than just the design and style of your new window treatments – they should protect your home from wear and tear, and perform well for many years to come. Here are four tips that will help you make the perfect investment: