Illustrations by Maddie Loftesnes
Tons of dogs and pets are moving across the country every day. Can you imagine it? Hopefully, their owners know that getting them to their new home safely involves a lot more than making sure they don’t pee in the car.
So today, in the spirit of keeping our dogs happy and our cars clean, we bring you our top tips for taking care of your pup before, during and even after your big move.
Not many people love to move. But doesn’t it feel good to be moved? To have your entire world hauled safely onto and off of a truck by a crew of quick, efficient, polite movers?
This week in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’d like to share five things you can do to return that love, whatever time of year you move.
So you’re all set to move into your new downtown apartment! Congratulations! You’ve got your life loaded up and your old life is in the rear view mirror of a U-Haul. Nothing to do now but set up the new pad and get your new life in the city rolling!
There’s more to moving into a new apartment building than just picking up your key and having your buddy hold the elevator. City buildings likely come with a whole list of rules and regulations for moving in, so whether you are moving by yourself or hiring movers to do it for you, it’s wise to contact your building manager ahead of time for the complete run-down. With that in mind, here’s a list of five questions that should top your moving day FAQ.
My friend Arnie does everything full-tilt. So I wasn’t surprised one bit when he said he was getting a massive new flat screen TV for the Super Bowl. I also wasn’t surprised when he asked me how to get it from the store to his house.
“Is it bad if I lay it down flat? Is all the liquid or gas or whatever inside the screen gonna get all messed up and ruin the TV?”
“Yes,” I told him. “But also, no.”
I hear this question all the time, so let’s clear this up once and for all with the facts about transporting flat screens.
[Synopsis: You’d think once they hit the telephone pole they might pause to reassess their strategy…]
- A sofa that won’t fit down the stairwell.
- A bar too wide to get out the basement door.
- A baby grand piano that has to be crane-lifted off the second-floor balcony.
We’ve seen all these situations and more, of things too big for where they need to go. But this story just might take the cake.
Johnathan Byrd says he started hearing chainsaws outside his Live Oak Street home around 2 a.m. on a Saturday, CBS News in Austin reports. When he went outside, he found movers trying to free a house from a tree in his yard.