5 Tips for Moving During the Winter Season


Whether you're moving back to Dallas from a tour abroad or transferring from a nearby town, moving during the winter presents its issues. From the rain to wintry mix to snow, the colder months of winter can make moving more challenging. But moving during the wintertime in Dallas can be stress-free with a little preparation. Use these tips to make your Dallas move manageable during the winter: 1. Dress for the Cold Dallas winters can get frigid, so it's important to

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How to Prepare Your Electronics for Moving


  So you're about to move. Sure, you want your flatware and pillows to make the trip without getting damaged - but it's your computer, gaming consoles, stereo system and other electronics that are critically important. They're expensive, beloved and (in the case of your computer and tablets) probably hold sensitive personal information. Toss your pillows into any old box, but treat electronics with tremendous care before the big move. Photograph Everything Before unplugging anything electronic, snap photos of the

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Moving to Plano, Texas?


The Dallas Fort-Worth Area has many interesting places to settle down with or without family. As a suburb in the greater metropolitan area, Plano, Texas has over 269,000 people calling it home while being a convenient 20 miles from Dallas proper. Of course, this city has plenty of other reasons for moving there besides its proximity to Dallas - check out 5 of these inviting reasons below. Historic Downtown Plano Arts District Historic Downtown Plano gives you many opportunities to indulge in your love

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The Renter’s Guide to Moving Out of an Apartment


  Moving out of a home is never fun. But it comes with its own set of challenges when it's a place that you rent, that belongs to someone else. If you want to move out of your apartment in a stress-free way, the following guide will help. These tips will ensure that the move is as successful as possible and increase the chances that you get your security deposit returned, so you can simply enjoy and invest in your

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Moving at the Beginning of the School Year


No matter what, the start of a new school year can be tough for any kid. After all, who wants to give up the freedom of summer for 9 months of classes and tests?! However, the beginning of a new school year can be particularly tough for a child if their family is moving to a new home. If you have a child and you're planning to move into a new home at the start of a school year, the

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4 Strategies for Downsizing Your Stuff


  Have you ever opened a packed closet or overflowing cabinet and asked yourself, where did all this stuff come from?! Going through everything you own can take a long time, which is why so many people only start getting rid of things when it's time to move. If a move is on your horizon, the opportunity to downsize and simplify your life has arrived. 1. Break It Up Cleaning out an entire house is overwhelming and daunting, which might make

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5 Ways to Keep Yourself Cool During a Summer Move


On a steamy summer day, what would you rather be doing: relaxing by the water with a cold drink or moving to a new place? It doesn't seem like much of a choice, right? Few people would choose the latter, but the weather can't delay a move! While the show must go on, everyone's health and safety must come first. Heat exhaustion is a serious condition that can develop from getting overheated. If you start to feel any symptoms of

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How to Protect Your Belongings from Pests While Moving


Packing and unpacking is stressful enough. Add the prospect of opening a box of Grandma's antiques and finding bugs inside? Well, that's stress that no one needs. It's much easier to prevent roaches, silverfish, bed bugs and other critters from getting into your moving boxes than it is to get rid of them later, so take some simple precautions to protect your stuff. Start With a Clean Slate The clothing that's been folded away in the back of your closet may

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Moving? Here’s Where to Sell Your Stuff


Moving feels like a blessing and a curse at times. Getting a fresh start is exciting – but the packing process requires you to finally empty out those neglected closets and overstuffed junk drawers. Now's the perfect time to declutter and make sure that only the things you really need and love end up in your new space. You can even earn some cash in the process by using reputable resale apps! eBay It's one of the older resale sites,

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4 Tips to Help Sell Your Home


Time is money, and that's a truism that especially applies when it comes to selling your home. The longer it's on the market, the more money you'll lose. Use your space and time wisely, and make prospective buyers fall in love with your space with a few minor adjustments that will help them see its potential. Spotlight the Kitchen To the average buyer, a house's kitchen is one of its most important features. If you're going to spruce up any

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