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Three Reasons To Consider Wide Plank Floors In Your New Home

your new home, you may find some things you didn’t notice at first. The floor, which was covered by rugs and staging furniture, suddenly doesn’t look so pristine and clean. If you decide to choose a new floor, there are many options now. It’s likely that your original flooring came with relatively narrow floorboards, and there’s nothing wrong with that, but if you are looking to change things up, a wide plank floor might be the way to go. Today, wide planks are considered more modern than narrow planked flooring, but ironically, it dates back to the days of life on the prairie, so they work with nearly every style of home. Generally, wide plank flooring is considered to be anything over 3 inches. Some, more expensive flooring, can go up to 11 inches. Most come in 5 to 7 inches. Wide planks can give you a number of benefits, including: Greater variety Wide plank flooring is available in just about all floor woods and colors. You can find all the same varieties as with narrow floors, b…

List of Things You Need to Do 2 Days Before Moving Day

There are just two days left before you say goodbye to your old bedroom, your old backyard where you had some great barbecues and neighborhood parties, and to the familiar sounds of your old neighborhood. Probably by now, you're ready to go, just wishing it would all be over, anticipating the new start. But hold on; are some things you need to take care of before the movers or moving truck arrives. Defrost Your Refrigerator and Freezer To prepare your fridge for moving, clean it well then allow it to dry for at least 24 hours. If you're moving your refrigerator yourself, make sure you have all the necessary tools to do so.


While some people might be all about those Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, it’s really the day after that reflects the true spirit of the holiday season. Giving Tuesday happens every year on the day after Cyber Monday and was started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation as a response to growing commercialization during the holiday season. What better way to get into the holiday spirit than by helping others and spreading cheer through acts of kindness? This year, we’re celebrating Giving Tuesday by sharing stories of how our franchise partners across all four of our brands—1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, You Move Me, and Shack Shine—have given back to their own communities throughout the year. Our You Move Me franchise in Kansas City partnered with local TV station KCTV5 to help out with their Project Warmth coat drive. You Move Me volunteered a moving truck to help collect and deliver the donations. The event was held on a Saturday and viewers showed…

Clergy Relocation

The Clergy Relocation Center, a division of The Relocation Center, meets all the needs of those who are answering to a higher call. We understand that the most important part of relocating is getting to know the community, and it is our mission to make the road to that community a smooth one.  The Clergy Relocation Center can help make your relocation simple. With a network of moving professionals who specialize in everything from packaging to real estate sales, we offer complete moving services that cater to the needs of clergy, seminarians and church lay professionals.  Clergy have unique needs and concerns when relocating, and our understanding of these special challenges is of the utmost importance. We have provided moving and real estate services for every major denomination including Catholic, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, UUA, non-denominational and more for two decades. The relocation coordinator will work directly with the individual church, dioce…

How to Pack a Home Office for Moving

The top three candidates for the prize Most Difficult Room to Packare the garage, the kitchen and… your home office. The home office? Really? Yes. First and foremost, your home office will contain very important documents that you just can’t afford to lose. Also, there are books to be found in almost any home office room, and books can be extremely heavy when packed into boxes. Secondly, your home office will also have expensive electronic equipment – computers, monitors, printers, scanners, copiers, desktop phones, Wi-Fi routers, etc. So, how should you pack all those pieces of office equipment to survive the move with zero damage? And thirdly, you should definitely not underestimate the process of packing and moving your office furniture – desks, chairs, bookcases, file cabinets, drawers, and so on. Will you be able to pack your office furniture by yourself? Read the home office packing tips below to have a clear idea of what it takes to pack your home office properly and efficient…