• How to Pack Light For a Trip

  • The Most Often-Damaged Items When Moving (And How to Prevent Breakage!)

  • Moving Musts for the New YoPro

Free Storage for July & August

It’s moving season and we’ve got you a new deal for you! Enjoy free storage for July and August, 2015 if you book a move with us in Los Angeles, San Francisco, or New York. To book your move and redeem this deal: Get a free quote online at flatrate.com OR Call us New York: 212-988-9292 […]

Win Free Packing

Let’s get packing! You’ve booked your move and made all the preparations and now all that is left is the dreaded task of packing up a lifetime’s worth of belongings. You might be thinking to yourself, “How did I accumulate so much stuff? or “How on earth is that lamp fitting in a box?” Lucky […]

How to Pack Light For a Trip

Summer is already underway, which means most people have vacations and weekend getaways on their mind. Every trip begins with a packing session, which isn’t the most exciting aspect of your vacation, but it is crucial. For starters, you’ll want to bring everything you’ll need for a big getaway without taking up a bunch of […]

The Most Often-Damaged Items When Moving (And How to Prevent Breakage!)

One thing people fear the most when moving into a new apartment or house is that their stuff will wind up at the new location broken, damaged or completely destroyed. This fear rings true, irrespective of whether you decide to move yourself or hire professionals. Avoiding damaged items is a priority for all movers. We […]

Moving Musts for the New YoPro

Moving for a job to a new city is exciting, but it can also be expensive if you hire professional movers to tackle every aspect of the job. Fortunately, there are a number of DIY moving options that can keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket. Here are eight moving musts for relocating […]

Rural America: Moving Tips for the Heartland

Finding a Home, Job & Happiness in a Small Town In spite of the widely held belief that millennials are fleeing rural America, the situation isn’t as dire as some might think. Thirty-somethings are actually returning to small towns in large numbers. When college professors from the Universities of Minnesota and Nebraska conducted population studies […]

Five Ways to Relax and Enjoy Your New Home on Day One

So you moved today. On your first night in your new home, after a long day of moving, it’s time to relax and get in touch with your new digs. Here’s how to unwind, even when you haven’t unpacked, from your friends at Zeel, the Massage On Demand company. Order in After a long day […]

8 Tips for Keeping Cool Without Breaking the Bank

Summer usually means a lot of great things: vacation, outdoor festivals, and patio dining, to name a few. However, it’s also a time when heat and humidity can put a damper on things– especially in your apartment. If you live in a small space or don’t have an air conditioner in your unit, things can […]

5 Tips for Spring Closet Cleaning

The sun is finally out and the flowers are in full bloom, and you can’t wait to enjoy the spring. But before you begin frolicking and making big plans, you should check ‘spring cleaning’ off your to-do list. Fear not, it’s not as dreadful as you think. The best tactic you can use to approach […]

Making Space for a Home Office in Your Studio Apartment

Featured image source: Volkan Olmez Creating the perfect home office – a space that is both functional and inspiring – can be a challenge, even more so when you need to carve that intimate, productive space out of a studio apartment. But just because your apartment has limited square footage doesn’t mean you can’t have the […]

Bedding Myths Debunked: 4 Tips to Get the Best Bedding

Buying bedding can sometimes be a frustrating and misleading experience, from which brand uses the best cotton to what thread count is worth the splurge. You spend a third of your life in bed, though, so your sleep experience matters! If you’re in need of some answers – or overdue for a bedding upgrade – […]