You’ve probably just spent the past couple months or more planning your move and making sure that nothing has been left unattended. Moving can be a stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a couple tips to help you prepare for a successful move:
Did you ever see a guy, out on the highway, moving a mattress tied to the roof of the car?
Without fail, he’s got the arm out of the window holding the mattress.
This is classic male idiot super-hero thinking.
This moron believes that if the wind catches this huge rectangle at 70 mph…
“I got it! I got it!”
“Don’t worry about it.”
“I’m using my arm!”
(Jerry Seinfeld, “I’m telling you for the last time”, 1998)
Knowing how to secure a mattress to the top of your car is a mandatory skill for any DIY movers. However, it takes skill and practice to perfect this. I can tell you from personal experience that that I have moved several mattresses in my career as a professional mover and only once did I lose it on the highway while pretending to be the Incredible Hulk back in the old days. Because of this, I decided to write this guide in the hope of helping you in your mattress-moving business. Hopefully it will also help keep the highways and roads a safer place for the good people out there.
We all have hard-to-move items in our houses, be it a clumsy couch or a titanic television set. If you are one of those small-budget movers who would like to try your own strength, we would like to offer you some instructions in helping you move those awkward items. In the next several entries, we will show you how to move different items. Today, we will provide you with instructions on how to move that big monster of a sofa or a couch through the main entrance of your new home.
10 Tips to Moving Awkward Furniture
Commuting can be a hassle when you think about the the lengthy travel times, crowded trains and claustrophobia that’s associated with it. However, what you may not realize is that commuting is a lot like training for life itself. Read on to see why.
What You Learn From Commuting
Today we are going to go in a bit of a different direction and discuss how moving can affect your current relationship.
Whenever you move to a new place, you leave people behind. Sometimes you continue that relationship and are able to grow together while being physically apart, but that is not always the case.
A long-distance relationship is hard. It will require a lot of communication, time, and trust to function just like any other normal relationship. The difference is that you will need even more of this because of the distance, probable time differences and not to mention lack of physical contact. Because of these, not everyone is a proponent of LDRs. If this is the case, how do you know if a long-distance relationship (LDR) is worth all the extra hassles and if it is right for you?
Traveling light is an acquired skill, albeit a useful one. Whether you are vacationing for two weeks or two months, it is important that you learn how to pack light. Packing light not only saves you space and time but also money from additional baggage fees. If you’re moving to a new place, it is also advisable to pack light because the less things you have with you, the less you will have to worry about. Here are some tips to pack light.
4 Tips on Packing Lighter
Good roommates are hard to come by. Even the best of friends can jeopardize their close relationship by choosing to live together. This is because sharing a space with others draws attention to your differences, thus requiring a lot of compromises to keep everyone happy. Here is how you can keep the peace in your home:
How to be a Good Roommate
Whether you live in a house or studio apartment, space can be an issue depending on the number of occupants living there. Even if you live by yourself, you’ll find that you may struggle with fitting all your belongings in a one-bedroom apartment. In this case, minimalism may be the answer to all your problems. Here are some easy tips to make any room look larger.
Easy Tips for Making your Small Space Appear Larger
Moving can be a scary experience especially if you’re moving alone, and understandably so. This is because it requires an emotional, mental and physical understanding of change. Even if you have experienced moving before, know that each time will be different. You will challenge your comfort zone in more ways than one and you will feel confusion at times, but that’s okay. :)