Archive for the “Moving” Category


How Do I Move Out On My Own for the First Time?

I was 31 years old when I finally had a place of my own, a place without random roommates and far enough from home that my parents wouldn’t be dropping by and nagging me about a weeks' worth of dishes in the sink. This, my friends, was liberating - and mildly terrifying. [...]

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Running Out of Time? Try Our Five Tips for a Late Summer Move

Summer is the most popular time of year to move. It’s popular mainly because kids are out of school, and because it’s safer to move in warmer weather rather than in icy, cold winter. However, due to this popularity and the summer heat, you can run across a few problem [...]

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Three Ways to Make Your Move a Little Greener

Let's face it: moving stinks. You've accumulated all this stuff, shoved into every corner of your living space, and now you need to collect and transport it to a new home. And not only is it stressful and messy, it's also a wasteful process that's not environmentally frie [...]

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Five Mega-Must-Dos When Making Your Move

Whether you’re moving across town, across the state, or across the country, moving time is one of the most stressful things your family will ever do. Apart from the sadness of leaving familiar places and people and the anticipation of a new home, there’s the whole pain i [...]

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4 Essential Cold Weather Moving Tips for a Successful Moving Day

The winter is one of the best times to move. Since the demand is typically lower than at other times of the year, people can find deals on moving truck rentals or hiring movers. Though it is a great time in the sense of availability and price, there are some safety issues p [...]

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Happy New Year from Bounce Energy!

Welcome to 2015! We hoped you celebrated the passing of one year into the next on New Year’s Eve in an entertaining – yet still responsible – manner with your friends and family. Here at Bounce Energy, we spend the night reminiscing all the great things that happened o [...]

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Plan Spotlight: the Nifty 9 is Perfect for College Students

There’s a lot going on during the college years. Between classes, studying and “extracurricular activities,” it's no wonder why trying to keep track of your energy bill isn’t high on the priority list. So this year, for those who are living off campus in an apartment [...]

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Moving to Texas? Check Out this Great New Infographic from Bounce Energy!

We’re rather proud of the Lone Star State here at Bounce Energy. Whether you prefer the hip, urban life or a slower, rural pace, Texas has nearly anything you could ever want in a place to live. In fact, our love goes so deep that we created an entire “Moving to Texas” [...]

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5 Ways to Make Friends with Your New Neighbors

Times have changed and while you may never need to knock on your new neighbors' door to borrow a cup of sugar, there is still value in making friends with those who live closest to you. After all, you share a property line and you see them every day, so why not make those in [...]

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5 Tips for Saying Goodbye to Your Old Things While Packing for the Move to Your New Home

[caption id="attachment_14182" align="alignright" width="300"] Image courtesy of Joe Shlabotnik ([/caption] For some people, getting rid of excess junk is one of the best things about moving into a new home. Others, however, mi [...]

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