What You’ll Need To Do If You Get Solar Panels

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Solar panels are a fantastic way to save money on your new home. You pay less in utilities every month and in some places you can even sell unused solar energy back to the electric company.

However, those solar benefits don’t come without a little work. Solar arrays only bring the best returns when regularly cleaned and carefully maintained. Fortunately, taking caring of a solar array is a relatively easy task.

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Being Number Smart During Your Move

A guest post by Matthew Veling of NumberBarn

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It’s a smart phone world. Like most of us, you probably own and extensively use a smart phone. It is the access point that manages your calls, texts, email, business and social world. You take it everywhere you go. It holds your contacts, appointments, photos and has that addictive game you just love to play. And it’s not cheap. And it’s probably not the only smart phone in your home. So when moving why not save yourself the cost of another monthly bill and retain the rights to your old home phone number? Continue reading

 

7 Tips for Saving Money When Relocating

These Are The Money Saving Moving Tips You’ve Been Looking For

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No matter how you slice it, moving is expensive. According to Worldwide ERC, a workforce mobility association, the average cost of transporting household goods in 2012 stood at $12,459. But just because moving isn’t cheap, doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to save. Employ these seven tips to save money when relocating.
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Top 10 Things to Ask Your Self-Storage Facility Before Leasing

Top 10 Things to Ask Your Self-Storage Facility Before Leasing

You know what type and size storage unit you need, and you’ve found a self-storage facility at a great location that has just what you want. Time to make a reservation, right? Maybe!

Ask some important questions first. Storage managers are great resources. And remember, nothing beats seeing the storage facility with your own eyes! If you can, take a tour before you lease. Continue reading

 

The Overseas Pet – How Do I Move My Pet Internationally?

International Pet Moving Tips

The What, When and How on Moving Your Pet Internationally

First, why move your pet? Seems like a dumb question, doesn’t it? But there was a time not so long ago that an international move meant finding a new home for Rover. Not any more. Airlines across the board have improved pet travel over the years, making even a long distance move smooth for the whole family, particularly the four-legged members.

Since the enactment of the Safe Air Travel for Animals Act of 2000, airlines in the US have upped their game, making it safer than ever to put your pet on a plane. Still, moving a pet with you to another country is a decision you’ll have to make. Do your research and be sure a move is practical or even possible for your pet.

With all that’s entailed in an international move – and we know you’ve got a long list of things to do – it’s important to know and follow all the steps necessary to take your pet along with you on this adventure. Continue reading