You’ve moved into your new place and visions of creating the perfect home dance in your head. But before you get carried away buying things to make it look like a magazine spread, hold on! It’s actually better to take some time to settle into your new space before you start filling it up with furniture, appliances and décor items.
Sherri Prankard, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Niagara Falls put together a list of what to buy right away and what not to spend money on.
Moving to a new home is exciting, but also challenging. It can even be a bit overwhelming. Whether it’s a different part of town, or a new city entirely, it still takes time to settle in and adjust to your new surroundings. On the flip side, after a move, everything is different and new … and there are endless new possibilities to discover.
As we all know, moving is a lot of work. When you get to your new place, unpacking is almost as much work as all the decluttering and packing you probably did to get there. So many boxes, so much to do … where do you start?
According to Keli Johnson, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Collingwood, there are some simple things you can do that will help make the unpacking process a whole lot easier.
Compared to move-in day, moving out seems like no big deal. But it can be almost as stressful if you don’t plan ahead … especially if you’re juggling final exams right around the same time as you’re trying to pack up.
Dee Smith, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Aurora, shares her five favourite tips to help make your move as smooth as possible.
When you’re living in a big city like Toronto you’re most likely not going to have a whole lot of extra space. So what do you do with all your beloved belonging, furniture and possessions? Self-storage is an affordable way to enjoy spacious, clutter-free living in a small space, while still keeping the things you love. We asked Denis Joshua, Facility Manager at Apple Self-Storage Toronto, for his thoughts on ways that a Toronto self storage unit can make life in the city easier and more affordable.
Want to keep your moving day as simple and hassle-free as possible? Louise Gaerdes, a Site Manager at Apple Self-Storage, says the key is not to leave everything until the last minute. To avoid a raft of problems on moving day, Louise suggests that you try and start the pre-moving process at least two months in advance.
Here’s a handy moving checklist that will help you stay on track as you get closer to your big day. Plus, you can always speak to one of our moving experts at Apple Self-Storage who’ll be happy to provide moving tips and help you pick out the right packing supplies.
Packing up your whole life and moving can be an overwhelming task, especially if you’ve lived somewhere for a long time. We often don’t realize how much stuff we actually have until we’re faced with figuring out how to move it all. Where do you start? What’s the best way to pack? How can you make sure you’ll be able to find stuff after you move in?
Raeanne Tasco is a Site Manager and Certified Packologist® at Apple Self-Storage. She’s seen plenty of stressed-out people dealing with the task of moving. She’ll tell you that being organized well in advance can make all the difference come moving day. Here, she shares some simple tips to prevent moving day madness.
Getting ready to make a move? Having the right moving supplies can make all the difference between a move that’s a breeze and one that’s a nightmare. If you want the easiest, simplest move possible you’re going to need more than just boxes and tape…