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HOW TO AVOID HEADACHES ON MOVING DAY
Dos 1. If more than three rooms must be moved, ask for a representative from the moving company to come to your home, apartment or office. To provide an accurate estimate, the mover must see your possessions and the layout of the location. This will give them insight as to the type of personnel and equipment that will ensure a smooth and successful move. 2. Book a move weeks in advance. This lead time will give the mover the opportunity to schedule the…
How To Determine the Right Lampshade for a Lamp
I recently purchased this lamp and its twin brother
Why Lamp Flickers Sometimes
The permissible amount of flicker voltage cannot be stated concisely for several reasons. Voltage regulation has been one of the most important
Tips for a Smooth Moving Day
The big day is finally here -- now it's time to sit back, relax, and reap the rewards of all your meticulous planning. Making the day go as smoothly as possible with these moving tips.
5 Moving Day Tips
Are you looking for some moving day tips to help you get organized the day of the big move? Check out these top 5 moving day tips.
College Moving Day Tips
College students are packing up and moving into dorms, frat houses, and apartments. Each will face the unique challenge of how to best move their belongings. First there's the packing. Then there's the transport. If your kid is heading off to scho
How to Declutter Before Moving Day
To keep moving day as inexpensive and stress-free as possible, declutter your life before you start packing. Here’s how to declutter before moving day!
8 Trendy DIY Boho Lamps And Lampshades
Lamps highlight your home decor and finish off the look, and boho lamps easily fit not only boho spaces. Lets DIY a boho lamp or a boho lampshade!
25 Stress busting tips for moving day
Tips for moving house that will make all the difference. Be less stressed when you move house with these tips and tricks. 25 Moving house tips.
How One Woman Helped Light Rural India With Solar Lamps
She grew up in an affluent New York town but soon after college, Ajaita Shah went to her parents’ native India to work with the poor.
It’s Moving Day! Tips & Tricks to Save Your Sanity
It’s spring and the tulips are blooming. That means it’s moving season! No matter how organized you think you are, you never truly realize how much stuff you own and how overwhelming keeping track …
7 Tips to Make Your Moving Day a Success
You just accepted a brand new job in a whole new place, and now you have to move. What do you do? Where do you start? Fortunately, the experts at Penske Truck Rental have the best advice to help make your moving day a success.
7 Tips to Make Your Moving Day a Success
You just accepted a brand new job in a whole new place, and now you have to move.What do you do? Where do you start?Fortunately, the experts at Penske Truck Rental have the best advice to help make your moving day a success.Penske’s moving experts can answer all your questions and offer lots of good...
Moving Day Just Got 100x Easier With These Simple Tips & Hacks
Make moving day less painful with this series of clever and easy tips and hacks that are simple, but will make the whole process faster and easier.
A Guide to Lampshades
The right lampshade can transform an ordinary lamp base into something extraordinary. Lampshades come in many styles, shapes, and colors.
What is National Moving Day?
Learn why the day after Memorial Day is called National Moving day or Crazy Tuesday.
A Lamp to Light Our Way
There was a point, approximately a lifetime ago, when I routinely made trips to Jackson (as in Tennessee, not Mississippi). If it wasn’t doctors’ appointments for the kids it was shopping for the kids or something else for the kids. It was always an adventure of some description, especially since I had one that became car …
How to Rewire a Lamp
A few inexpensive supplies and the right connections can make an old lamp new again
DIY Hanging Plant Lamp
Lighting fixtures almost never take center stage in home decor because we have so many other things to be focus on, like furniture, rugs and artwork. But as this DIY project will prove, a little creativity goes a long way toward making something formerly overlooked become the star of a room. This project is all about finding more ways to add plants to your home by combining the idea of a hanging planter with a beautiful pendant lamp! This would be a great…