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Economic Ways to Make Your Home “Smart”

The evolution of modern technology has in many cases outpaced the average person’s ability to keep up with it all. Take, for example, the Internet of Things — a phrase describing the technology that is allowing people to connect and control just about everything with our smartphones or computers. All

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Tips for Managing Your Water Consumption in the Home

Whether for global environmental reasons, local drought issues, or just to cut down on your water bill, there are plenty of smart ways to reducing and managing your water consumption at home. Americans use an average of 100 gallons of water a day, as opposed to Europe’s 50 gallons —

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Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint in the Home

As the population of the earth creeps toward an estimated 7.5 billion people, many are becoming more interested in reducing their carbon footprint at home and thereby reducing their environmental impacts on a broader scale. Ripple effects start small and add up — so here are ten things you can

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How Much Does it Cost to Move Locally in Dallas?

Whether you’re an avid sports fan, love Tex-Mex food or want to explore art and culture, Dallas has all the attractions that make living in the city appealing. You can watch one of the five professional sports teams in the city compete for championships or visit the Dallas Arts District, which

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Happily Ever After: Tips for Moving in with Your S.O.

You’re ready to take your relationship to the next level: it’s time to combine the silverware, call the friends for a housewarming, and move in together! By now, we all know that there is a lot to consider with such a decision, so here are some tips to make sure

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PODS vs Storage – Pros and Cons of Each

Moving to a new home no longer means what it used to — “pack up the moving truck and go” sometimes just doesn’t cut it! Maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home, or moving overseas, or moving into a home that is already mostly furnished and you’re not really ready

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New Apartment Checklist

Moving out on your own is one of the most exciting moments of young adulthood. The moments that follow it, however, may not be as precious- for example, that moment when you try putting together a basic meal to the best of your culinary abilities and realize you don’t have

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What to Do with Used Moving Boxes

The hardest work is over: you’ve moved to a new city, unpacked in your new home, and started settling into your new routine. Thank goodness for those full-service movers who did all the heavy lifting for you. There’s just one issue: what should you do with all of those used

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