Upcycle your bubblewrap as window insulation or window shades....

Oct 31, 2013 by

It’s that time of year It’s getting a little colder. What to do with the leftover bubble wrap or bubblewrap you have from unpacking from your move? If you have not gotten window shades yet, you could use a bed sheet or insulating bubblewrap. The clear bubble wrap will distort the view from any prying eyes. And allow some light in. This article states that it cuts the heat loss in half for windows. If you buy the bubblewrap new The article states that ROI is two months. bubble wrap window insulation article on builditsolar.com  ...

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One more thing to worry about when you are moving....

Oct 16, 2013 by

There is so much going on when you are moving. Packing, choosing a mover, lawyers, closings. And apparently in Romania, you need to worry about gangs tailgating your moving truck. And then proceed ala James Bond style open the rear door and have a look inside. They apparently will go to great lengths to feed their TV, nicotine and caffeine...

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Seinfeld – The Car Reservation… or not...

Oct 1, 2013 by

Seinfeld: Season 3, Episode 11 The Alternate Side (4 Dec. 1991) ELAINE: Well, go, go. RENTAL CAR AGENT: Can I help you? Name please? JERRY: Seinfeld. I made a reservation for a mid-size, and she’s a small. I’m kidding around, of course. RENTAL CAR AGENT: Okay, let’s see here. JERRY: Sixty-six years old? ELAINE: Yeah, well, he’s in perfect health. He works out, he’s vibrant. You’d really like him. JERRY: Why do people always say that? I hate everyone, why would I like him? ELAINE: What do you think, would you go out with a sixty-six year old woman? JERRY: Well, I’ll tell you, she would have to be really vibrant. So vibrant, she’d be spinning. RENTAL CAR AGENT: I’m sorry, we have no mid-size available at the moment. JERRY: I don’t understand, I...

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Mashup photos of crimes and disasters in NYC with modern day...

Sep 14, 2013 by

Mashup photos of crimes and disasters in NYC with modern day New York City then & now: Famous Daily News photos brought back to life: Note the budget moving rental truck double...

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How to prepare your access & entryway during a move...

Sep 13, 2013 by

It may seem simple but this is the best way to prepare your entry access for a move in or a move out. Doors are best left open when actively moving in and out. (Yes you will lose heat in the winter and cold in the summer. But you will save time.1) Prepare a parking area for the moving truck. (see related post) Remember to secure any pets and have young children looked after! Prepare access to the main door, Shovel snow / clear ice in Winter. Turn off automatic sprinklers in Summer. Sweep leaves in Autumn. 2 Remove interior and/or exterior welcome floor mats / rugs Place rubber floor mats or carpet mask to protect floors and rugs (PRO mover) Remove any boxes or  furniture that may be in the way Prepare screen...

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