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Managing the Moving Budget

Managing and maintaining a budget can be hard enough as it is. But throw a big move into the mix, and things get even trickier. Your Alabama movers will do all the heavy lifting for you, but here’s a few tips on how to manage cash flow during your move. Agree on a budget and stick to it. Start off by coming up with a budget, or talking through it with your spouse. What extra costs will you incur? What changes do you want to make immediately in your new home? How much is realistic for you to [...]

8 Things that Should Be Stored in a Climate-Controlled Storage Unit

Climate-controlled storage units keep your possessions protected from the elements. They also cost a little more than traditional storage units – which is why many people decide against them. However, there are plenty of possessions that should be stored in a controlled storage unit. And some items need to be stored in a controlled environment. Today, we’re going to list some of the surprising items that need to be stored in climate-controlled storage units: Antique Wooden Furniture We’ll start with an obvious one: leaving antique wooden furniture exposed to the elements can wreak havoc on its [...]

How to Pack Your Breakables

Whenever you’re facing a big move, there are always plenty of fragile items to take with you. Your grandmother’s fine china and your kitchenware is stuff that you can’t leave behind, but moving it can be a pain. Your Alabama movers can give you plenty of tips when the big day comes, but here are a few tips to help you get a jump start on packing your breakables. Use old towels and sheets. Kill two birds with one stone, and pack your breakables up with old towels, sheets, or clothing that you’re going to have [...]

Pre-moving Checklist

Is your moving day so close you can feel the sweat running down your brow like it will be on your moving day? Here’s the final checklist for the days leading up to your move and the day of your move. One-Week Prior Finish packing. This is the time to make sure the majority of your belongings are packed, but you should leave out the essential items that you might use daily. Call it a “treat week” and go out to eat the few days prior to your move so that you can get some [...]

Getting the Most Out of Your Storage Unit

The day will come when you stop and realize your life would be better if you just had the storage space that you need, and you finally call Lambert Transfer & Storage to rent a self-storage unit. All of the things that have been stuffed and crammed into nooks and crannies will now have a home; so that when the time comes you can use them again. Here are some tips on how to utilize your self-storage unit to its fullest potential. First, take all the items you’re considering storing and place them into two piles: [...]

Grieving Through the Move

Moving can be a very exciting time, but for some, it also causes a sense of anxiety or grief. If this is you, don’t panic! It happens to everyone to some extent, and there are completely healthy ways to deal with the grief of moving. Work through some of the ideas below, and you’ll feel a much better sense of closure when relocating. It’s okay to be sad! You’ve likely spent several years in your home and made a lot of memories. Relocating can always feel disorienting and strip us of our sense of comfort. [...]

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