Safety First! Health and Safety Tips for Moving Day

  When you’re planning a move, your attention is pulled in a lot of different directions. You’re thinking about the best day to move, getting helpers lined up, and making sure the utilities will be turned on in your new home. Whether you like it or not, a move is a time of multitasking.   With so many things on your mind, it’s easy to see how health and safety could potentially take a backseat to other things during a move. But ignoring these things on moving day could lead to injuries that last long after your last box is Read More

How to Buy Used Furniture

  Whether you recently moved or just want to spruce up your space, buying used furniture can be a great way to furnish a space on the cheap. Many people sell their used furniture at deeply discounted prices, meaning you can get a steal on everything from beds to bookshelves.   Of course, special care should be taken when you’re buying anything used—and that goes double for furniture. Here are some of our best tips for buying used furniture.   Shop local.   Too often, people who want to ship large furniture items are trying to scam you. Keep your Read More

How to Sell Used Furniture

Selling used furniture is a pretty common thing these days. The Internet and social media has made it easier than ever for just about anyone looking to make money by selling used furniture in just about any condition.   If you’re looking to sell used furniture, you might be wondering how to best go about it. Here are some of our best tips!   Include ALL relevant information in your listing.   This includes: When the item was purchased Brand and style name (if applicable) Detailed measurements The item’s condition (more on that later) Asking price and whether or not Read More

How to Survive a Move During the Summer in Phoenix

  If you’ve ever experienced Phoenix in July, you’re probably wondering why anyone would even consider moving during the brutal, triple-digit Arizona summer. Unfortunately, some people don’t have a choice. Summer is usually a convenient time to move, with kids out of school and things generally slowing down. The housing market usually picks up in the summer, too, so it’s a popular time to move, no matter where you are.   If you’re moving in the summer in Phoenix, though, there are a few extra steps you should take to make sure that you’re comfortable during the move. Being in Read More

12 Things to Get Rid of After Spring Cleaning

  As we really move into spring, you’re probably finishing up your spring cleaning. Your baseboards have been cleaned, your ceiling fans have been dusted…maybe you even tackled washing your windows. Whatever you’ve done, it’s almost time to pat yourself on the back, sit back, relax, and appreciate a job well done.   Yes, we said “almost.” The truth is, even once spring cleaning is done, there are probably still several things in your home you can throw away, donate, or sell. Getting rid of these last twelve items will finish up the spring cleaning process and give you a Read More

How to Store Bulky Items

  Storage is a tricky problem in any home. Finding the proverbial “place for everything” isn’t always easy, especially when the items you need to store take up a lot of room.   Fortunately, we have a few solutions for keeping those bulky belongings at bay. Here are some tips for storing bulky items in your home.   Extra linens, blankets, and towels.   Spare comforters, extra towels, and large, fluffy blankets can be real space hogs. Finding a way to neatly store them could help free up more storage space and help your home feel less cluttered.   Take Read More