Happy Valentine’s Day: Risque Chairs...

Feb 14, 2014 by

IKEA has a chair on chair action ad. Of course PRO Movers know the proper way to load chairs is to “marry them” together. Others may come up with a more risque description.   This photo is for illustration purposes. A professional moving company would never “marry” two naked chairs they would first wrap them each in a cozy moving...

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Torggler Door – cool futuristic barn door...

Feb 13, 2014 by

The video speaks for itself: and another...

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Death by Safe

Feb 5, 2014 by

No it’s not a cartoon reenactment. Moving is stressful, it can actually kill you. This famous death was from not being able to move a safe dial. Jack Daniel, yes that Jack Daniel, distiller and farmer apparently injured his toe while kicking his safe in frustration.  He later died of “blood poisoning from operation”. See more strange deaths at...

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Various methods on how to thaw / unfreeze a frozen water pipe....

Jan 28, 2014 by

With the recent extreme cold weather in the Northeast, you are probably now past preventing a pipe from freezing and are hopefully looking for a solution to get the water running again rather than a plumber to fix a burst pipe. I too am was in this situation. I have a 6 foot section of shower and tub frozen in a wall. If your pipe has not burst (yet). I combed the interwebs and compiled here various methods you can do to unfreeze / thaw frozen pipes or at least prevent the pipe from bursting. As with any DIY project use common sense especially when working with heaters and heat generating tools. Open the faucet I am guessing you found out that the pipe is frozen because the water does not come out of...

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Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns 2013...

Jan 18, 2014 by

2012 Migration Patterns by Atlas Van...

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Hacking a smart home front door lock...

Jan 15, 2014 by

Having a smart home may add convenience to your life and to a hacker who wants to enter your home.   A hacker opens a Vera lite door...

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You never know what you can find in a storage unit....

Jan 8, 2014 by

The case of Vivian Maier via  vivianmaier.com It started with a search for vintage photos and a chance purchase. Moved to a wordpress blog with no visitors ( like this one). Upgraded to a kickstarter campaign to make a documentary And along the way ended up saving part of an unknown photographers history and photographs from going into the trash from a storage unit. “It’s almost as if she left a perfectly arranged puzzle to be put together after her death.” FYI that does not look like a “(packed) storage locker”. The unit appears to be half or three quarters full.  If you do not need to access the items frequently she probably could have used one unit. And these units may have been used for years.  Note the North American Moving boxes in the...

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