» 7 Scariest Things about Moving
As we move closer to the scariest day of the year, “Simplify Your Home” provides the “scariest” emotions you may be experiencing about your move. Here is your chance to respond and add your fears to the list. Then watch out for a future blog that will walk you through how to overcome your fears.
» Decorative Painting
Before you unpack your portable storage containers, repaint the walls of your new home. Decorative painting creates a warmth and ambiance to any room. “Simplify Your Home” has referred to our expert on decorative painting, Susan Greene with Paint Imagery, for this do it yourself technique on decorative painting.
» Compare PODS ®, Pack Rat ® and U-Haul ® with United Mayflower Moving Containers
Interior design of the container
You don’t want to scuff up your nice couch or get dents in your surround sound speakers, do you? That’s why you need to select a moving container that has smooth interior walls. Unlike Pack Rat ®, U-Haul ® and PODS ®, every United Mayflower container has smooth walls. Competitor containers often have joints and bolts on interior walls that can wreak havoc on your furniture.
» 7 Tips for Feng Shui in the Bedroom
The bedroom is a very important place for the practice of Feng Shui. We sleep six to eight hours a day, at which time the energy of our body is interacting with the energy of the building. Therefore, it is very important that the bedroom be a peaceful place for rest. “Simplify Your Home” has these Feng Shui bedroom tips from our expert Simona Mainini.
» How to Move Valuables
During the process of moving & storage, one of your top concerns is the transportation of your most valuable items. Just imagine how devastated you would feel if your expensive jewelry or irreplaceable antique furniture was destroyed in the move. “Simplify Your Home” has these tips on helping you ensure that your items arrive at their destination safe and sound.
» Organizing Your Child’s Playroom
If you are like most parents, as you unpack your portable storage container, you have come to realize that at least one third of the container is designated to the children’s playroom. “Simplify Your Home” is here to help with these tips to creating an organized space for your child’s play area.
» Storing and Moving Wines
Wine consumption in the United States has soared in the past few years. Per the Wine Institute estimations, the United States consumed 784 million gallons of wine in 2010. Since wine can be quite an investment, “Simplify Your Home” is providing these tips on moving & storage of your wine so that you maintain the best quality.
» Creating a Fire Escape Plan
There is always a lot to do when buying a new home, from moving and storage to finding a new school for your children. Remember, one of the most important things to do when moving into your new home is to create a fire escape plan for your family. “Simplify Your Home” has these tips that ensure you create a safe and sound one.
» Tips for Moving Heavy Items
If you choose to load your heavy items into your portable storage container “Simplify Your Home” has these tips to help you as you move these heavier items.
» 6 Tips for Storing Spring and Summer Wardrobe
You can smell it in the air. Sweater weather is right around the corner. It’s time to put all tank tops, flip flops and bikinis into storage, perhaps with the other items you’ve packed in a portable storage container. “Simplify Your Home” has these tips to keep in mind as you pack your summer things away and bring on the winter fun.