All about mini storage, from planing to leasing.

Shipping Your Car for Cross County Moving

Most people relocating a great distance hire cross country movers and then drive their car. Sometimes, this is not a practical option. For example, if you have too many family members to fit in the car at one time or you are a single parent traveling with a baby or toddler. Maybe you simply are […]

5 Easy Ways To Make Your Tiny Apartment Feel Bigger

Once you’ve moved to New York City with some help from FlatRate Moving, you have to figure out how to survive here. That means learning how to navigate the subway, figuring out the best halal cart, and, most importantly, finding ways to make your tiny apartment feel just a little less miniature. We can’t help […]

Tips on How to Pare Down Your Belongings

Do you ever just look around and feel a little annoyed, embarrassed or overwhelmed by how much stuff you really do have? Do you constantly say you need to get rid of some things, but then you never do? Maybe you just don’t know where to begin, or perhaps you are too emotionally attached to […]

How to Choose the Right Hangers for Your Closets

Is your closet a mess? Do your clothes fall off the hangers, or is everything more wrinkled than it should be? Do you have indentations left from hangers on the shoulders of some of your clothes? Well, contrary to what you may think, you should not be using one universal hanger for everything in your […]

How to Pick the Best Storage Facility

Although it is extremely important to spend a little time comparing movers to make sure that you hire the right one, it is equally as important to research the storage facility that you intend on using. After all, you are trusting that the facility will protect your belongings against damage from environmental elements, and also […]

How Long to Keep Paper Records?

From grocery receipts to tax documents, filing cabinets fill quickly with the documents of people’s lives. If you’re in the process of packing and moving from one living location to another, the paper documents you’ve saved may seem like more of a nuisance than ever. While you may be tempted to throw out the records […]

Selecting the Perfect Storage Unit

If you’re moving and are in the need for some help with the packing, storage and moving of your belongings, I’d advice you to hire a moving and storage company right away. Whether you’re moving into a well furnished apartment, an unfurnished one or are renovating and need some self storage space for your belongings, […]

Moving? Websites to Sell Stuff

If you’re moving an office or a home, you’ve got a great opportunity to clear out the junk that we all accumulate over time and maybe make a little money by selling off items that you really don’t use. After all, there is no point paying long distance movers to carry things you don’t need […]

Top 9 Storage Tips

Over the years we’ve collected a lot of know-how from the professional packers we hire and intelligent new York clients. Here are a handful of our top storage & moving tips: -Always pack boxes so that they’re full. That way you not only use space as efficiently as possible and minimise the number of boxes […]

When to Move Stuff to Storage

Most people think of moving to storage as a solution for space problems, but too much stuff in too small a home is just one reason you might want to place a few things in storage. Of course, it’s a very good reason- nobody likes living in a cluttered environment. When moving an office or […]