Polishing Furniture
Despite the chill that still lingers in the air, spring is here. Whenever I hear the word spring I almost always associate it with cleaning. And as much as I…
Storage Facility
Self-storage companies operate more than 50,000 facilities across the country. That’s more locations than McDonald’s, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Burger King and Dunkin’ Donuts have in the U.S.—combined, according to local…
Hurricane Evacuation Route
Most people living in hurricane-prone areas know the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30 each year. Every year, you hear it: “Prepare early. Buy your hurricane…
Taking a Summer Vacation? Secure Your Apartment First
Warm weather (even blistering, hot weather) and sunny days are finally here, making many eager for a getaway to a favorite hotel, campground or resort. And yet, it might feel just…
A Deep Dive into Storage Auctions
Storage auctions were virtually unheard of before A&E’s “Storage Wars” gained popularity, joining the new phenomenon of oddly specific reality shows like “Hoarders,” “Auction Hunters” and “Pawn Stars.” Anyone who…
What $200,000 Buys in the Atlanta Home Market
Are you an Atlantan with a housing budget of about $200,000? If so, you’re not alone: Real estate information hub Trulia.com shows that the median sales price for Atlanta is hovering…
The Essential Guide to Renting a Storage Unit
Many of us, at one point or another, will use self-storage. Whether it be for college, moving, general storage or downsizing, self-storage remains a viable option for those with simply too…
Shoveling Snow: Who’s Responsible, the Renter or the Landlord?
Winter is not quite over, which means there a few more opportunities for snow to fall and ice to form. And while renters might assume that their landlord is responsible…
Studio, Apartment or Condo: Which One’s Right for You?
Searching for a place to rent can be overwhelming if you consider the array of available options. Should you take the studio? Or opt for something a little larger, like…
Blinds
My almost-2-year-old son is a fabulous singer. His new favorite song is the Christmas classic “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” He likes to belt it out whenever we’re walking out to…