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How to Make Your New House Feel Like Home

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  November 16, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
Moving to a new house is exciting, but it can be pretty intimidating, too. Although your house will eventually become your home, it can initially feel like you are living in a stranger’s house. Making your house feel like home will take time, but there are some easy, quick steps you can take as soon as you relocate to help your new house feel like it’s your own. Make Kids and Pets Comfortable Sometimes, life revolves around your kids and

How to Declutter and Determine What Not to Bring On Your Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  October 26, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
Before your household relocation, it’s a good idea to declutter and determine which belongings you shouldn’t bring. Doing a purge makes sense because there isn’t any sense in spending money to move items to your new home that you’re likely never to use again. Make a Spot for Three Piles The first thing to do when planning to downsize belongings is to make four piles. This will help you keep track of everything. Keep Donate (or give away – if

How to Plan for Your Road Trip Before Your Long-Distance Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  October 12, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
Moving is never easy, but relocating long-distance, in some cases, across the country, means you’ll have a few additional challenges that don’t come with other types of moves. Road trips can be a fantastic experience, but planning for the long-distance trek is a task in itself. We’ve compiled tips to organize your road trip before your long-distance move. Map Your Route (And Have a Backup Plan) Before you hit the road, map your route. Most people use apps such as

Essential Tasks to Place on Your Pre-Move Checklist

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  September 28, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
After deciding to rent or buy a new home, you can begin the pre-planning elements of your move. The following tasks are ideal for getting an early jump on whether you’re moving across town or relocating across state lines. Set a Moving Budget Regardless of your move, you’ll need to set a budget to know what you have to work with when making important decisions. This way, you can cap your spending and determine where to cut costs if needed.

6 Ways to Save Money with Your Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  September 14, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
A household move can be expensive. However, you can move successfully on a budget. Here are some tips to make your residential relocation cost-effective. 1. Declutter Movers typically charge by weight or the size of truck you require. Sorting through your things and removing items you last used a while ago can save you some money. You can donate, sell, or give away items you no longer need. Hosting a garage sale for unused items can also help you earn

7 Top Things to Clean When Trying to Sell Your Home

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  August 28, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
When selling your home, it’s essential to make your property look as clean and attractive as possible. Many home buyers are looking for a “turnkey” home, which means they want a house ready for moving in as soon as it becomes vacant. Cleaning your house can show buyers that your home is turnkey, ready to be occupied as quickly as you leave. Here’s where to focus your attention.  1. Walls Walls have a way of getting dirty over time. Cleaning

8 Tips to Give a Successful Housewarming Party on a Budget

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  August 14, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
When you make a household move, hosting a housewarming party is a fun and easy way to get to know your new neighbors. Housewarming parties allow lots of room for creativity; the good news is that you can throw a successful party without overspending. Here are some tips. 1. Set a Budget The key to keeping costs low is determining how much you’re comfortable spending and staying within that budget. A casual housewarming party for $100 can be as much

4 Tips for How to Adjust to Extreme Climate Differences

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  July 24, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
Typically, when planning a move to another part of the country or a new country altogether, your mind focuses on elements like housing, finances, and a job. However, you should also pay attention to the climate of your new destination, particularly if it’s much different from what you’re used to. Fortunately, as with anything else, preparing for these changes can make adapting easier. So, here are some tips on adjusting to extreme climate change when making a residential move. 1.

5 Things to Do As Soon As You Move to a New City

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  July 10, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
Moving to a new city can be so much fun! Meeting new people, exploring new places, and decorating new spaces are all things that can make your new house feel like it’s home. It’s essential to get a fast start when you’re trying to acclimate to your new place to make the transition to your new home pleasant and quick.  Below are some suggestions for ways that you can adjust to your new city after a household move. 1. Make

5 Fun Ideas to Make Your Backyard More Inviting

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  June 26, 2023

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Category: Moving Tips
Typically, when it comes to home renovations, homeowners tend to focus on the interior of the property. However, backyards can be just as valuable, especially if you have wide open spaces and live in a decent climate. So, when you want to upgrade your home, you should focus on the backyard.  Even better, we have five unique ideas to make this space more inviting and fun when you move into your new home. 1. Make a Grilling or Cooking Station