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Garage Storage Ideas: 14 Organization Tips For Your Garage

Neighbor is a peer-to-peer storage company. Hosts can rent extra space around their house like basements, closets, garages, and RV pads to others in their community. For renters, Neighbor is 50% cheaper than traditional self storage.In the past, garages were only used to park cars. The US Department of …

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Moving to Salt Lake City, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

Thinking about moving to Salt Lake City? Salt Lake City is a beautiful city with easy access to the mountains. It’s close to the airport, has two professional sports teams, and great weather. Moving to SLC is a great decision!
However, you don’t just move to a new city now—you’re moving …

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Cheap Student Storage for the Summer

As a student, summer plans can be a little unpredictable. Will you have a job? Live near school? Take a class? Move home? And what are you going to do with your belongings in the meantime? Using Neighbor you can find student storage at a reasonable price. 

Reasons For Student Storage
There are multiple …

20 Places to Find FREE Moving Boxes

20 Places to Find Free Moving Boxes Near You

Moving expenses, like boxes or self storage units, can really add up! You have to pay for the moving services which could include a moving truck and labor costs, pizza for family members who come to help, equipment for special furniture, and you can never find free moving boxes.

Wait, …

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How to Store Books Properly: 10 tips and tricks

Books are one of the most sentimental items we keep around our homes. Think of what they represent: A good story, knowledge, a symbol of our intellect and personality. But when the books start piling up the question becomes, how to store books?

The emotions we have about our books …

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Moving to St. George, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to St. George, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! St. George is the red rock city, has hundreds of bike trails and hiking trails, and is hot in the summer and not to bad in the winter. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your …

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Moving to Logan, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Logan, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Logan is a lively city tucked away in Northern Utah with amazing outdoor recreation opportunities and one of the most popular universities in the state. However, you don’t just move to a new city now—your moving …

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The Millennial Minimalist

If your home is free of clutter, you think twice about spending your money on frivolous purchases, and you are constantly attempting to downsize in any way possible, you may be a millennial minimalist.

Who are Millennials?
Millennials are classified as the generation born between the years 1981-1996. Today, millennials make …

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Moving with Kids: 15 tips to have a smooth move

You’ve found your dream house–the perfect place to raise your family. It’s a beautiful new build with a big yard, friendly neighbors, nice parks and great schools. You’ve finished all the headache of closing on the home and selling your current place; now all you have to do is …

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Home Improvements to Make Before the Baby Arrives

Preparing for a new baby is exciting, expensive, and exasperating all at the same time. Every square inch of your home needs to be transformed into a baby-proof bunker in a matter of months. From nursery interior design ideas to making space for baby storage, here are some home …

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How to Store a Tent

So there I was, laying in a tent with my two of my best friends. We sat as the wind blew our 10-man tent standing nearly 7” tall so that it lay barely inches above our noses. That was a crazy night. We set up camp at the opening …

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11 Tips to Winterize and Store Your Motorcycle

We all wanted to be that cool kid, the one with the motorcycle. Then we grew up, and some of us actually got motorcycles. One of the best ways to ruin that image you created for yourself in buying the motorcycle is by letting your motorcycle fall apart. You …

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Pay Off Your Mortgage Early: 12 Easy Steps

Taking all 30 years to pay off your mortgage will end up costing you thousands more than paying it off early. Thanks to interest rates steadily climbing toward a jaw-dropping 5%, finding a way to subsidize your mortgage is more important than ever.

As you search your no-wiggle-room budget for …

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Moving to Spanish Fork, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Spanish Fork, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Spanish Fork is a big city with a small town feel, part of the Provo metropolitan area and right next to the scenic Spanish Fork Canyon. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving …

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10 Tips to Winterize Your Boat

How to Winterize Your Boat for Storage
Seriously, if you don’t winterize your boat properly, you won’t have a functioning boat for long. In fact, in the face of poor maintenance, your boat might decide to dump you, and then you’ll be stuck in the middle of the lake. Awkward. If …

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Neighbor & Airbnb – The Ultimate Home Sharing Duo

Welcome to the 21st century, where earbuds can translate foreign languages, pens can draw in thin air, and you can make money off an empty closet with the click of a button. (Ok, maybe a few buttons.)

How is this possible? Let me introduce you to home sharing, arguably the …

Bountiful, UT

Moving to Bountiful, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking of moving to Bountiful, UT? Don’t worry, we get it! When you move to a new place, you are almost always seeking greener pastures. Well, when you are moving to place whose name literally means, “large in quantity; abundant,” or, “giving generously,” it can’t get much …

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Moving to Murray, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Murray, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Murray is in the middle of Salt Lake Valley, easy access to SLC and the surrounding areas, and is a 5 minute drive to many shopping malls and the night life. However, You don’t just move to a …

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Store at My House – How to Host with Neighbor

Neighbor is a really good idea, but how can I make it work?

That’s a super common question. Maybe you feel like Charlie before he got the golden ticket (see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Well, that’s why I’m here, to help you figure out how you can start …

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Moving to Ogden, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

You’re not just moving to Ogden now – you’re moving into a brand new neighborhood. Have you ever moved to a new neighborhood? The process of picking a new home can be nerve-wracking, especially if you are moving to a quiet mountain town like Ogden. Luckily, finding the perfect neighborhood …

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How to Prepare your RV for Outdoor Winter Storage

Your RV is a loyal companion all summer long. It travels hundreds of miles without stopping for a break. It puts up with your dusty sweat-coated clothes littering the floor and and keeps you safe from the blistering heat. The least you could do in return is give your …

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DeClutter Your Home: 15 Decluttering Cleaning Tips

How on Earth do you declutter your home? 

Organizing your house is no less than a tiring and time-consuming adventure. Whether it’s an overflow of shoes or a bundle of toys wandering into every corner or your unnecessary acquisitions, they all pile up, hence making cleaning an insurmountable job.

Although it requires …

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How to Prepare Your Boat for Winter Storage?

How to Prepare Your Boat for Winter
Taking the time to prepare your boat for winter is crucial, especially in areas with extreme weather and temperatures. Performing a few simple maintenance duties beforehand can save you a lot of money in repair work later on. Find a suitable boat storage …

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Moving to Sandy, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to Sandy, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Sandy is a smaller city, has easy access to the shopping malls and restaurants, and has a great view of the Rocky Mountains. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a new neighborhood and this …

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Moving to Draper, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Draper, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Draper is a beautiful city, has easy access to the mountainside, and has a great view of the Salt Lake Valley. However, you don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a new neighborhood and this …

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How To Design The Perfect Kitchen

Design The Perfect Kitchen:  Avoid these 5 Common Kitchen Layout Mistakes

Having a good layout is more important than anything else in your kitchen. As the hub of activity in the home, your kitchen should be set up to comfortably accommodate a variety of activities. Design The Perfect Kitchen!

For example, …

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Storage Facilities Guide

Self storage is a great option for keeping your belongings safe and out of the way. You might be looking for storage if you’ve recently downsized, are in the process of moving, or just want to get rid of some clutter in your current home. There are over 50,000 storage …

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50+ Neighborhood Block Party Games & Ideas

A neighborhood is a group of people that share similar interests, opinions, cultures or ideas on trends. Since living in a constant state of community is an integral part of life, it is important to establish relationships with those in close proximity (maybe by even sharing your unused storage space …

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Moving to Provo, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to Provo, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Provo is a college town, breeds the startup culture, and has a great night life. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a new neighborhood.

Have you ever moved to a …

Landscaping Tips For Beginners and Home Owners

Landscaping Tips for Beginners & First-Time Homeowners

There are a lot of amazing opportunities that owning your first home provides: the chance to customize everything you want, the freedom to put nails in the wall without having to worry about violating your lease, and of course, the yard, and the opportunity to truly make it your …

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Hey Alexa, What Is A Smart Home?

Our world is constantly advancing in many ways. The medication we use, the communication devices we own, and the methods of transportation that would have been unbelievable 20 years ago–technology is amazing. Let’s talk about phones for a minute: they used to be these hug box-like walkie talkies. Then …

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Utah Boating: Top 8 Lakes And Reservoirs To Go Boating In Utah

More than 40 percent of Utah is covered in national parks, national monuments, national forests, state parks, and public lands. With that many opportunities how can you ever hope to make a decision on where to start your recreational adventures? There’s rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, …

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Explore Utah: The Beginner’s Travel Guide To Exploring Utah

Utah is a popular travel destination in the United States. With world-class hiking, biking, and skiing and plenty of other attractions that don’t require hiking boots, it’s no wonder millions of people visit Utah every year.

With so much to explore, how do you make the most out of your …

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What If You Rented Out A Mansion On Neighbor?

Is it a good idea to invest in Utah real estate or rent out your home? According to Forbes, Utah county is the 2nd best place to invest in real estate in the United States. Utah county is a small scale example of the Utah housing market and the …

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Best Rodeos in Utah (2018)

There are rodeos held all over Utah during summer months. These cowboy competitions are fun the whole family can enjoy. With a variety of events, shows, and all kinds of livestock, rodeos attract people from all walks of life.

Whether the annual local rodeo is a long-standing family tradition, or …

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Best 4th of July Firework Shows in Utah (2018)

Children waving sparklers, BBQs with fruit-filled green Jello, and patriotic firework shows – these are the things that truly make America great. This 4th of July, Neighbor hopes that you get out and enjoy the company of friends and family as we celebrate the Independence of the United States of America. …

Top 20 Safest Cities in Utah (2018) - Neighbor Blog

Top 20 Safest Cities In Utah

Utah is one of most family friendly and safest states in the nation, often ranking in the top 10. But what are the safest cities in Utah? 

Utah has a lot of different types of towns. Many people live in the suburbs of Salt Lake County or in one of …

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Working From Home 101 For Beginners

Nearly 43% of working Americans spend some amount of time working from home according to a recent New York Times report. In today’s technological world, the demand for brand ambassadors, customer service representatives and bloggers is booming, and the popularity of 9 to 5 work days is falling. From …

10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Utah

10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In Utah

The 10 most expensive homes for sale in Utah are some of the most extravagant and breathtaking Utah homes are nestled deep within a forest, set high on a mountainside, or rest alone amidst miles of open and wild land. Now, why would such masterpieces choose to exist so …