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Get Rid of Stuff & Get Organized for a Spring or Summer Move

The upside of moving is that it forces you to make a clean sweep of the house, getting rid of items that you no longer use or need. I think it's the reason why our family tends to have only the bare minimum around our house; with so many moves, it's cheaper and easier if there's less to pack and less to load onto a moving truck.

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You Can't Take it All With You! What Not to Pack When You Move

Wednesday April 16, 2014

Nail PolishWe all know that we can't take it all with us when we go, but did you know that the same philosophy and practical advice applies to your move, too? Well, it does. So when you're starting to plan your move, don't just concentrate on things you need to pack but also consider all that stuff you should leave behind.

Flammables may be the only thing on your list, but other items, such as nail polish remover should also be left with a friend. Find out what other household stuff needs to be on your What Not to Pack list and learn how to properly dispose of them before you move.

How to Arrange Furniture in a New Space

Monday April 14, 2014

Living Room LayoutEven though moving stresses me out, what I do like is the chance to start over. Moving into a new space and being able to arrange a room they way I like is something I love to do.  Maybe it's because I don't tend to rearrange a room after we've settled in so moving seems to give me permission to try something new.

While arranging and placing the furniture in a new space can  be challenging, it also has the greatest impact in defining your home. To start, find out how to arrange furniture within the new room to create both a functional and inviting space. Remember a move provides the perfect time to create the perfect space. Take advantage of it.

And check out About's Guide to Furniture. You'll find lots of great articles and resources to help you create the right space - for you.

How to Move Your Company's Office

Friday April 11, 2014

Empty Office When you move a business, you want your clients to know it is business as usual. Your move is literally everybody's business. Nobody wants to be held up just because you're relocating the office.

Here are useful tips to move your business efficiently and economically, while ensuring your clients know it's business as usual.

Need to Move to a Smaller Place? Tips for how to Downsize

Wednesday April 9, 2014

Small SpaceIf you're planning on moving to a smaller home, or helping an older relative sell their family home to move to a retirement community, downsizing is probably one of the hardest things you'll ever do.

So, where do you start? If you're helping a relative or older friend, you may want to read the article How to Talk to Seniors About Moving, and check out the 10 Tips to Help Seniors Move. If you're looking at downsizing, you can follow these suggestions on moving to a smaller home which includes information on how to get started and what questions you need to ask to ensure you're making the right choices.

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