Moving is a major transition and many people appreciate the support of their friends as they adjust to their new home. If a friend or family member recently relocated, a housewarming gift is a wonderful way to show your support.
If you’re having trouble selecting a gift, and the recipient hasn’t joined a gift registry, here are a few tips to help you choose:
Consider Space & Needs
The gift-giving impulse is a good one, but must be tempered with the realization that not everyone has a lot of space for gifts. While recent college grads often need a lot of help setting up housekeeping, many adults have more “stuff” than they actually need. This is particularly true for people moving into smaller homes after retirement. Continue reading
Texas continues to be one of the fastest growing states in the country, making Austin storage a real necessity for families, young professionals, students, and retirees. Austin, Texas is only the fourth largest city in the state of Texas, but as the capital seat and the center of a booming liberal demographic, this city embodies an interesting mixture of high-tech business development and more cultural pursuits. Those moving here for the first time often do so to begin a new life or as part of a professional move—and almost everyone is surprised to find that Texas hospitality meets a younger, more innovative crowd in an incredibly unique way. Continue reading
In this series so far, we’ve been able to cover a few of the common red flag areas that you should keep an eye out when looking at purchasing a new home. By now we’ve learned key things to watch for when house hunting: we know that cracks or mold in the basement, leaky roofs. We’ve also talked about what to watch for outdoors with house hunting tips for the yard deck and pool.
However, let’s focus back inside the home and into two of the most important areas of any house, the kitchen and the bathroom. These are really key areas to pay attention to, mostly because you and your family will be spending so much time in these areas, and of course with all that plumbing, it’s easy for something to go wrong. Continue reading
Miami storage provides the next installment in our popular City Storage Talk series, where we help you navigate your way through a new city and a new life. Of course, most people already know quite a bit about Miami, Florida. Popular in movies, television and as part of the national media spotlight, Miami is considered one of the brightest, most vibrant cities in the world. Whether you are here for the incredible beaches and vacation opportunities, or for a strong economy in the business, technology and medical fields, this is one city that never disappoints. Continue reading
To continue our City Storage Talk series, we are excited to move on to the Houston storage landscape. As the largest city in Texas and the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the entire United States, Houston sees thousands of residents come and go every year, and it is considered a hub of employment for those interested in energy, biomedicine, aeronautics and technology. With so many people seeking new opportunities and putting down roots, it is no wonder that the need for Houston self-storage grows along with the city. Continue reading