Moving is stressful for everyone, but transitioning from one home to another can be tough on teens. Here, we’ll take a look at things you need to know to help your teen adjust as you move. Tell Your Teen Early—But Not Too Early Many teens experience anxiety around uncertainty. Tell your teen about the move as soon as it’s definite, but keep it under wraps while it’s still in the “maybe” stage. Letting your teen know that they’ll be moving can provide them with plenty of time to connect with friends, attend school events, and begin to research their new area. Don’t Try To Have All The Answers When you tell your teen that they’re
If you’re working with a moving company to help you through getting from one place to another, you must know what they’re able to transport for you—and what you’ll need to move to your new space on your own. Like many people, you might be surprised to learn during the moving process that your moving company can’t transport all of your belongings. In addition, many household items are flammable and can pose a danger during the moving process. Here are some things you need to transport to your new home on your own. Flammable Items It’s essential for your moving team’s safety and your household items that no flammable goods are packed with your belongings.
Imagine it’s your first night in your new home, and all you want to do is take your contacts out, brush your teeth, and slip into your favorite pajamas. But, instead, you start rifling through box after box, trying to figure out where you packed the things that you’ll need to get through the first few days in your new home. Thankfully, there’s a better way. Packing an essentials box when making a household move can help make your first few days and weeks in your new home more manageable. You’ll have everything that you need for day-to-day living handy while you unpack your moving boxes. Here, we’ll take a look at everything you’ll need
Curb appeal is an essential factor when preparing to sell your home. However, sometimes home sellers are in a bind because they need all the financial resources they can gather to put towards their new home. The good news is there are numerous ways to add positive curb appeal to a home that doesn’t break the bank. Try the following five tips to quickly and inexpensively bolster your home’s appearance before listing it on the market. 1. Clean Up the Lawn and Landscape Features A seller never knows when a potential buyer may cruise by an address they saw listed online on a real estate website. To ensure the house always looks good at any
It helps to know the basic materials and techniques for packing fragile items like expensive dishware or irreplaceable family heirlooms if you’re moving. Here are some things to keep in mind as you prepare for your household relocation. Gather Appropriate Packaging Materials One common glassware packing faux pas involves gathering stacks of old newspaper and wrapping the exteriors. It’s not uncommon for people to be attracted to this idea because it requires easy to acquire materials. By contrast, full-service moving companies routinely keep a stock of essential packing materials that include the following. Professional-grade packing paper Sheets of bubble wrap Specialized stemware glass boxes (glass packs) Specialized dish packing boxes (dish packs) Heavy-duty storage containers