New 2-Wheeled Moving Venture in NYC

Bike Movers in NYC - A New Moving Venture

Cargo Bike Collective Rolls Forward

Performing a move in a city like New York can be a nightmare, from the traffic to the building rules to finding a place to park the truck.

According to this piece in the New York Times, a few people in New York City have found a new moving venture with an interesting way around all of that. Continue reading

 

Where And Why Are Companies Moving?

Why Are Companies Moving?

Behind a Company’s Move – Is the bottom line the only factor?

Thanks to this smartphone video of one company’s announcement of their moving operations to Mexico, coupled with a certain presidential candidate’s ongoing tirade against US businesses moving out of the US, there seems a growing element of discontent across the country with the priorities of businesses in general – priorities that place the bottom line ahead of the people whose work, ironically, allows there to be a bottom line.

Rather than join in the ruckus we decided to take a look at a handful of high-profile businesses that are presently on the move and see just what is behind their decisions to relocate. Why are companies moving? Turns out it’s not always a simple matter of increasing profits. Continue reading

 

Building a Smart Home: 11 sleek products to do just that

Building a Smart HomeLast week here on the HireAHelper blog, we kicked off a series on Building a Smart Home by sharing an introduction post on where to even start in the process.

This week we are diving just a bit deeper by sharing some specific smart home products to consider purchasing in order to transition your home into the future. Not only do these products help make your life more convenient, but we really love them because they can keep your property (and family) safer. To us, the investment is well worth it! Continue reading

 

Building a Smart Home: Where to Start?

Where Do I Start Building a Smart Home?These days you’re able to control just about everything with the click of the button. Want a hot pizza? There’s an app for that. Want to get a manicure without leaving your couch? There’s an app for that too.

You can control almost all aspects of your life using just your smart phone! The same goes for everyday items around the home. You can unlock your door, turn on the A/C, and turn the lights on using your smart phone. Everyday essentials are quickly being replaced with innovative products designed to make your day-to-day life easier.

Iphone-pictureNow we’re not claiming to be the most tech-savvy gals around, but we have been really intrigued by the idea of creating a SMART HOUSE to make our lives a little bit easier and perhaps even to save some money. So over the next 4 weeks, we’ll be diving into a series about CREATING A SMART HOME. Continue reading

 

7 Tips to Refresh your Home for Spring

refresh-your-home-spring-graphicWe know we’re already well into the official spring season, but here in Chicago it’s only just starting to warm up. So it’s taken us a little bit longer to catch SPRING FEVER. But now that the temps are rising, we’re welcoming the spring season with open arms.

If you’ve caught a case of spring fever, then we’ve got just the remedy. Here are 7 tips to refresh your home for spring! Continue reading