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  • 5 Ways Your Storage Unit Can Help You When You're Moving


    Moving is one of the most stressful and cumbersome processes in life. If you're trying to arrange for an upcoming move between your old home and new home, you might want to put some thought into how a storage unit, such as 1st Stop Storage, can make the process go more smoothly.  The following are five ways you can put your storage unit to use during your move to take some of the stress out of the huge task of relocating your belongings:
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  • Lighten Your HR Load: Three Reasons To Hire An Emplyment Screening Company


    HR specialists have a heavy workload. From ensuring compliance with government employment guidelines to acting as a mediator for employee conflict resolution, the HR person's available time to pour over job applications and screen applicants may be limited. Hiring an employment screening company can free up some of your HR specialist's time to conduct final interviews and begin the onboarding process for new hires. Here are just a few of the benefits of using an employment screening company.
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  • Paying For Funeral Costs When Someone You Love Is A Victim Of Homicide


    When someone dies as a result of a violent crime, friends and family members are left dealing with a lot of emotional and financial fall-out, not the least of which is dealing with the expense of a funeral. A traditional funeral now costs between $7,000 and $10,000. Funeral directors estimate that only one murder victim out of ten has life insurance. What can families of the deceased do when they lack the funds for a funeral?
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  • Three Posture-Related Features To Remember When Shopping For Office Chairs


    Ordering new office furniture for your office should be about more than just selecting a style that meets the overall design of the space. With the chairs, especially, you can have an opportunity to ensure that your employees are not only comfortable during the workday, but also less at risk of back injuries. One out of every five work-related illness or injury is related to the back; even sitting in an uncomfortable or poorly designed chair can lead to an injury for someone on your staff.
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  • Utilizing Storage When Downsizing Your Office


    If you are moving into a smaller office space, you might be feeling the squeeze. If you don't want your office space to just look like a dumping ground of boxes, a self storage unit can help get certain items out of sight and in a facility that can still be easily accessed. Here are three ways a storage unit can help keep your space organized and your office items safe.
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  • Four Things To Include In Your Craft Business Plan


    Taking strides toward bringing your crafting hobby to the next level can be exciting. Making the business plan for your new business venture may seem intimidating at first, but being sure to include these key things will keep your plan on the path to success.  Where Your Materials Are Sourced Depending on your craft you may need a lot of supplies. In order to save money you may choose to source those supplies from a wholesaler or even out of country.
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  • Fixing Common Plumbing Problems For Your Vacation Rental Guests


    If you rent out a second home as a vacation rental, there can be a lot of headaches that come along with this. If you seem to get calls about plumbing issues every vacation season, there are a few things that you can do to alleviate this. Here are four ways to avoid or lessen plumbing problems becoming your problem when you have a vacation rental. 1. Label Issues With Helpful Reminders
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  • 3 Things To Find Out Before Installing A Water Well


    If you have been thinking about installing a water well at your home, you are probably excited about the possibility of taking advantage of all of a well's benefits. For example, you might be psyched about the idea of never having to pay a water bill again, and you might be ready to filter your own water instead of drinking and using the water that has been cleaned with harsh chemicals and that has had fluoride added to it.
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  • 3 Reasons You Should Use A White Glove Moving Company For Your Relocation


    Whether you are moving into a new home or are relocating your business to a new location, you could be wondering which moving company will be your best choice. There are a lot of moving companies out there, but looking for one that offers white glove moving services is smart. These are a few reasons why you might want to search a little harder and pay a little more for this service.
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  • 5 Fun Ways To Get Your Kids To Drink More Water


    If you suspect that your child is not drinking enough water, you are probably right. A June 2015 study shows that over half of kids in the U.S. suffer from inadequate hydration. Getting kids to opt for water over soft drinks, juice and milk can be a struggle. The more you insist, the less they concede. Rather than fighting, begging and forcing your kids to gulp down water, learn some ways to encourage them to decide to drink more H2O on their own.
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