Last updated 14 days ago
Moving into a new office is a big step for most businesses. In addition to the logistics of the move itself, you and your employees must figure out how to organize everything at the new location.
This video offers a few quick tips to help you organize your office. One important aspect is getting your paperwork under control by implementing an organization system for daily mail. It’s also a good idea to keep track of your business inventory to keep from ordering items you already have. An organized office is happier, healthier, and more productive.
The team at Men on the Move can make sure you business’s move goes as smoothly as possible. To learn more about our Long Island moving and storage services, don’t hesitate to call us at (516) 773-6683.
Last updated 25 days ago
Moving takes a lot of guts. Even if you’re not particularly happy in a particular spot, it can be extremely difficult to pack up all your things and sacrifice the known for the unknown. Still, moving to a new place is a great way to get a fresh start, and it’s a lot easier when you move in with a loved one. Here are a few of the most common reasons why people move in with family members.
Unfortunately, earning a college degree does not necessarily mean that one will land a job right away. Even if a graduate gets a job straight out of college, he may not have the money to get his own place. Moving back in with the folks reduces the pressure of the job hunt, and gives graduates time to save up. In 2011, about 45% of recent college graduates were living with their parents.
Transitioning to a New City
Every year, millions of people get the feeling that they want to start over in a new city. To make the transition a little easier, people often pick cities in which their family members have already laid down roots. Moving in with family members is a great way to save money, make new friends, and learn about a new city. However, it’s important to lay down a few ground rules if family cohabitation is going to be successful.
Unexpected Life Events
One of the great things about family is that they’re always there for you in difficult times. Some people move in with family members after a tough divorce or when they need help recovering from an injury. Some older parents move in with their adult children for medical reasons or to help with raising grandkids.
If you’re considering moving in with a family member, call Men on the Move at (516) 773-6683. We’ve been providing local and long-distance moving services throughout Long Island and the East Coast since 1985. If you have too many belongings for your new space, we’ll be happy to provide secure storage services.
Last updated 1 month ago
When running a successful business, you need all the help you can get. Between keeping employees happy, serving your customers, and boosting profits, staying afloat in the business world is no simple affair. If you’re looking for a way to make business operations easier, consider renting a self-storage unit. Here are a few ways in which a storage unit can help your business thrive:
Overflow Inventory Storage
It’s impossible to predict when customers will visit your business and what they will buy. However, you still have to order a certain number of products to keep your shelves full. If you end up ordering too much of one item, and there isn’t shelf space for it, consider keeping it in your secure self-storage unit. Once your shelves start emptying, fetch some of the merchandise from your storage unit.
Help with Relocation Logistics
Moving is difficult enough when it’s just your family; moving a whole business can be a logistical nightmare. In addition to hiring the help of a professional moving company, consider renting a self-storage unit to make the relocation process a bit easier. If you rent a storage unit, you won’t feel as pressured to find a place for every piece of furniture.
Facilitating Office Organization
Your business can benefit from a self-storage unit even if you don’t plan on relocating in the near future. If you’re tired of dealing with vast amounts of clutter, and you don’t have enough on-site storage, consider keeping non-essential items in your storage unit. Self-storage units are particularly popular among law offices and other businesses that are legally required to keep client documents for a certain number of years.
If you take a minute to think, you’ll probably come up with a dozen ways in which a self-storage facility can streamline your business practices. To learn more about Long Island self-storage, feel free to call Men on the Move at (516) 773-6683. We also provide top-quality moving services for home and business owners throughout Long Island.
Last updated 1 month ago
You’ll be surprised by how much your life can change after just a few months at school. Once you get to college, no one will tell you how much to study, what to eat, or when to go to bed. The freedom you enjoy at college can make it difficult to transition back to home life when you return for winter break; still, you can manage with help from this brief guide.
Deciding What to Bring Home
Since you’ll be coming back to campus in a few weeks’ time, there’s no need to bring all your earthly belongings home with you. Take your computer, study materials, and a couple weeks’ worth of clothes (remember, laundry is free!). If you must bring home certain pieces of furniture—your mattress, for example—consider enlisting the help of a professional moving company.
Laying Down Some Ground Rules
There’s a chance that your parents will try to slip back into the old routine and treat you as if you are still in high school. If this is OK with you, fine; if not, consider laying down a few ground rules. For example, you might argue for a greater degree of privacy or a later curfew. Be sure to keep your requests reasonable—it is their house, after all.
Helping Out Around the House
If you expect to be treated like an adult, you should act like one. You must realize that your newfound independence comes with some responsibility. You shouldn’t expect your parents to pick up after you, for example. To show your parents how much you’ve grown over the past few months, consider volunteering to do the dishes, vacuuming the carpets, or performing other household duties. It isn’t that difficult, and it will mean a lot to your folks.
If you need help moving from college to your parent’s house or vice versa, call Men on the Move at (516) 773-6683. Thanks to our dedication to customer service and respect for our clients’ belongings, we’ve become one of NYC’s most trusted moving companies. Visit our website to find out how we can make your next move a lot easier.
Last updated 1 month ago
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “If you can make it New York, you can make it anywhere.” While this saying speaks to the grandness of NYC, it also indicates how difficult it can be to live there. Before you sell your home and call a moving company, there are few things you need to know about The Big Apple.
There are over eight million people living in New York City, which means you might feel a little cramped at times. However, New York also boasts a rich mix of world cultures, with as many as 800 languages spoken on a given day. Before you move to New York, you should make sure you can actually afford a home or lease—NYC has a higher cost of living than any other American city.
Once you decide to move to Manhattan or one of the other boroughs, contact the moving experts of Men on the Move. We provide long-distance moving services for clients up and down the Atlantic Seaboard. Call us at (516) 773-6683 if you have any questions.