Ask Dad, He Knows: Moving Advice from Dads

Moving Advice from Dads

Dads always seem to have the magic touch to solve any problem.

My toilet is leaking… I’ll take care of it.

My printer is jammed… got it.

There’s a weird light on my dashboard that looks like this –> (!). … Oh, no problem.

If his tool box can’t fix it, then his unmatched problem solving skills are bound to do the trick. And moving advice is no different for these Mr. Fix-its. In honor of Father’s Day, we thought we would take this opportunity to pick the brains of DADs and see if they could provide us with some of their go-to moving tricks and tips to help make your next move a successful one. In typical Dad style, these gentlemen delivered and even managed to make moving advice entertaining. #OhDad

With no further ado, here are the words of wisdom from these admirable men… real moving advice from dads! Continue reading

 

Mother’s Day Moving Advice From The Experts: Moms!

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Everyone knows “the call”. You know, that one you make when there is a crisis and there’s only one person who seems to have the magical power to simultaneously calm you down while averting the issue.

When you get off of the phone you immediately realize that you were overreacting and that everything is going to be all right…thanks to this much needed pep talk from your biggest cheerleader.

So who are these special people that have secret powers to make everything better with one simple phone call?

Moms!

Yes, those everyday superheroes who swoop in with a split second notice and make everything better again. How do they do it?! We may never know their secrets, but we do know that these amazing women around the WORLD seem to have the answer for everything. Continue reading

 

Top 14 Posts of 2014 – The Best Moving Advice and Home Tips on the Web!

The HireAHelper team has had quite the year here on the HireAHelper blog. We’ve covered just about everything you need to know when it comes to moving…from purging, to organizing, to cleaning, to packing, to decorating. Heck, if you’re an avid reader then you just might be a moving expert by now.

In honor of such a successful year of blogging, we decided it would be fun to highlight the Top 14 Posts of 2014 (in no particular order…)

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How to Pack Small, Heavy Items (Heavier Than Heavy)

A Weighty Proposition

Down in the basement, a pile of big and small weight-lifting plates. In the garage, a collection of nails and screws, and wrenches and assorted tools we barely even recognize. Out back, stacks of patio bricks left over from last year’s home-improvement project.

Snow Covered Bricks

Dense, heavy stuff. And it all has to go.

No problem. You know exactly what to do. Continue reading

 

How to Survive Temporary Housing

Picture this. Your lease is up on your apartment, and you’re getting the boot next month. But, you have no idea where you’re going to live next and want to spend some time finding the perfect new home. So you turn to your friends, your family, or even a local hotel for a place to stay during this “in-between homes” time. This does sound like a stressful scenario, but it is also a very common situation for many people. We totally get it…you don’t want to rush into a new lease without checking out all of your options, so now you’re stuck in limbo.

This transitional period can be really tough on a mover. It’s one thing to move all of your stuff from your current home to your next home, but what do you do when you’re stuck in moving purgatory? We don’t have all of the answers, but we do want to make things a teeny tiny bit easier on you. So here are our tips on how to survive temporary housing.How to Survive Temporary Housing

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