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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  • Three Benefits Of Automatic Gates On Your Driveway

    8 September 2015

    If you've been thinking about installing an automatic driveway gate on your property, you might be wondering if it's worth the investment. Automatic driveway gates are a great addition in most cases, particularly for issues like security, property value and general safety. Here are a few of the benefits of investing in an automatic gate for your home's driveway. Increase Your Property Value If you choose a gate that aesthetically enhances the structure of the fence and your landscaping, it's likely to improve your property's appraisal value.

  • 5 Things You Need To Know About White-Footed Ants

    5 August 2015

    White-footed ants aren't a household name, but that doesn't mean that they're not a huge problem for homeowners. Here are five things you need to know about these ants. What do white-footed ants look like? White-footed ants are fairly small ants; they are about one-eighth of an inch long. Their bodies are either brown or black, and as their name suggests, the lower half of their legs is a creamy white color.

  • How To Install A PVC Tee Fitting To Increase Access To Your Condensate Drain Pipe

    9 July 2015

    If your condensate drain pipe does not come with an access tee, then you are at a disadvantage when it comes to performing routine maintenance needed to keep the condensate from clogging. Fortunately, you can install your very own low-cost, simple PVC tee that will enable you to easily access the drain pipe. Below is what you will need, as well as how to install the tee for better air conditioner repair.

  • 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.