The other day, I was on my Facebook account when I noticed my friend had posted a link to a roofing company website.

She had written “I always hear about roofing scams. I really liked this guy when I met him but he only has two reviews on his site and they were posted the same day. Anyone hear of him? Any suggestions?”

Her friends and connections were chiming in to lend their support and eventually, by the end of the comments, my friend had decided not to hire the roofer. In fact, several commenters had suggested roofers for her to contact instead.

We have no idea if this roofer was a scam or not. All we know is that he had met with a prospective client, impressed her but had failed in his marketing.. . . . .

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Whether you are in-between houses or just have some extra items you need to store, it’s important that you have complete trust in your storage facility. You want to be absolutely sure that your items are safe when they are not in your care.

Before you go for the cheapest storage space or the one that is closest to your house, there are a few things worth keeping in mind when you begin searching for a storage unit.

  1. Determine what you are storing.

There are many different options for storage units. They come in all different shapes and sizes but with the many different options available, you want to get clear on what your needs are. Make a list of everything you want to store. It may be boxes or paperwork or furniture or appliances. Maybe it&rs. . . . .

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Let’s face it: moving can be stressful. Even when you work with a great moving company, it can still be a hassle. You might feel like you have a never ending to do list that just keeps getting longer. Your items are everywhere and you just really want to feel prepared. 

Well, the first thing you need to do is relax. Because if you’ve found a great, trustworthy mover, then you are in good hands. But there are some things you can do to make the move easier on you and the mover.

Here are seven steps to prepare you home for movers:

Moving is a perfect time to de-clutter and get rid of things. As you are packing up your boxes, ask yourself: when was the last time you used the particular item? Is this something of sentimental value? Will it fit into yo. . . . .

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