Keeping Your Momentum Up on Moving Day: “Moving Supplies” That Keep You Moving

You have your traditional moving supplies—packing tape, labels, markers, boxes, newspaper, bubble wrap or packing peanuts, etc. What you do not have, or maybe did not even consider, are your other "moving supplies," the supplies that keep you and your helpers moving during the long process. Here is a secondary list of moving supplies that are vital to you and everyone else on moving day. Cold Drinks Cold drinks refresh and energize and provide an instant burst of energy to your already tired body. Read More 

5 Tips For A More Organized Storage Unit

You've probably seen it – the storage unit that the owner must stand back as they open it so boxes and bikes don't come tumbling out and onto their head. A storage unit doesn't have to be a disorganized mess. The following tips can help you keep a storage unit, like those at Santa Barbara Mini Storage, orderly and neat. This not only makes it easier to find items when you need them, it also means you make the most efficient use of your space and that your belongings don't get damaged in storage. Read More 

Step One In Your New Life: The Moving Process For Starting Over Cross-Country

Sometimes you need a change in scenery in order to make changes in your life. Whether you decided to go for a new job across the country or if you just picked a place and decide to move there, packing up is the first step to your starting-over process. One thing that you need to remember is that you want to start over with the necessities, but not tie yourself down with old things from your past that are no longer necessary. Read More 

Tips For Packing For Your Next Move

Preparing to move can be a stressful time because there may be a seemingly endless number of tasks that must be done. In particular, packing is among the most labor-intensive tasks that you will have to undertake during this process. Unfortunately, if you have little experience with packing for a move, you may be making some mistakes that make the process more difficult and risky. Following these two tips should help you to avoid some of the more routine issues that can arise during your move. Read More 

Tips For Safely Storing Your Piano

Your piano is likely one of your most prized and valuable possessions, but there may come a time when your home simply lacks the room for this large musical instrument. In these cases, you may need to place the piano into storage to free space inside your house. This can be a challenging task because pianos must be properly stored to ensure they do not suffer damages from being placed into storage. Read More