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Author Archives: Tamara Holmes

The Do’s and Don’ts of How to Store Coffee Storage Tips

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If you can’t start your day off without a cup of joe, the last thing you want is for your morning pick-me-up to be stale. “Coffee is so ubiquitous that many people don’t realize it’s actually a complex and extremely fragile agricultural product,” said Ryan Felbinger, customer and wholesale accounts manager at Prima Coffee Equipment Read more

5 Tips on How to Rent a Moving Truck Moving Tips

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When you need to transport a lot of possessions to a self-storage unit or to a new home, hiring movers to do the job can be expensive. In fact, according to the American Moving & Storage Association, the average professional moving job within the same state costs about $1,170. On the other hand, you can rent a Read more

Moving Day Checklist Moving Tips

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Whether you’re relocating to take a new job or buying a bigger house to accommodate a growing family, moving day can be stressful. But you can reduce the stress by following these 10 steps to ensure the day runs as smoothly as possible. 1. Get kids and pets out of the way. Moving day isn’t Read more

Essential Tools for Moving Moving Tips

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If you’ve got a day of moving ahead of you, you don’t need the extra headache of running to the store at the last minute to buy packing tape. To ensure that you’ve got all the moving supplies you need ahead of time, here’s a list of some essential tools that will take you through Read more

3 Places to Find Free Moving Boxes Moving Tips

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Anyone who’s ever moved knows the costs can add up quickly. Not only do you have to buy packing and storage materials, but other costs such as utility deposits and travel can wreak havoc on your budget. Savvy movers want to cut costs wherever they can. Here’s where to find free moving boxes so you Read more

How to Change Your Address With USPS Moving Tips

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If you’re planning a move, your to-do list likely includes such tasks as creating a home inventory, packing boxes and renting a moving truck. But one thing that you don’t want to forget is ensuring that others know how to reach you. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) offers three basic options for getting mail at Read more

6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Self-Storage Storage Tips

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If you’re tired of trying to cram your belongings into space that you don’t really have to spare, self-storage can keep your possessions safe until you’re ready to use them again. But before you spend your money renting a self-storage unit to stash old clothes, furniture and other items, consider these six tips to keep your possessions Read more

What Is Self-Storage Insurance? Storage Tips

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If the possessions in your self-storage unit were destroyed in a fire or other unexpected disaster, would you easily be able to replace them? If you have self-storage insurance, the recovery process may be eased, as this coverage is designed to pay for financial losses associated with stored items. Just as your home could be targeted by Read more