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11 Things You Can Do in 30 Seconds or Less

By Guest Contributor   July 10, 2013

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[ by Amanda Hopkins, CORT Furniture ]

We live in a world that runs at top speed. Instant gratification comes in all forms, be it on TV, online or via smartphones. While we have yet to harness the “Beam me up, Scotty” travel technology of the Starship Enterprise’s transporter, there are plenty of other things you can do in a snap … and some of them might surprise you. Here are 11 things you can do in 30 seconds or less.

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4 Cheap Summer Trips for College Students

By Guest Contributor   June 17, 2013

Wish you were here

[ by Amanda Hopkins, CORT ]

In the words of Alice Cooper, school’s out for summer. If you’re a college student, you’re relieved to be finished with finals, rid of your weird roommates and away from the book-laden world of academia—at least for a while.

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How to Move From a House to an Apartment

By Guest Contributor   May 20, 2013

Packing, Moving, and Storage

[ by Josh Dudleston, Priority Moving ]

Change is inevitable. For example, at some point or another, you may move to a new home. The reasons are numerous: a need to cut expenses, a new job in a new city, a desire for a better lifestyle, a need for a change of scenery, the breakup of a relationship.

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The Ultimate Moving Checklist for Startups

By Guest Contributor   May 16, 2013

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[ by Amanda Hopkins, CORT ]

If you’re seeing a lot of moving trucks these days, it’s no accident. May is National Moving Month and marks the beginning of the peak moving season in the U.S., stretching from May through August.

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Office Setup: Why It Counts and What to Do

By Guest Contributor   April 23, 2013

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[ by Amanda Hopkins, CORT ]

Your startup may have all the potential in the world, but if it isn’t able to operate well on a day-to-day basis, things can go downhill pretty fast. This doesn’t apply just to startups, however. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a member of a Fortune 500 company, your business needs to run as smoothly as possible every day.

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Office Furniture Spotlight: Herman Miller

By Guest Contributor   April 8, 2013

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[ by Amanda Hopkins, CORT Furniture ]

Even if you haven’t heard of Herman Miller, you’ve probably seen some of the company’s handiwork. Since the early 20th century, Herman Miller has been making modern furniture with the help and influence of major designers, and is behind the production of some of the most iconic industrial furniture. The minds at Herman Miller are responsible for such famous furnishings as the Aeron chair, the Eames Lounge Chair, and the Nelson Marshmallow Sofa, to name a few.

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Home Staging Tips for Fall

By Guest Contributor   September 13, 2012

by Sarah Kolb, CORT Furniture

The leaves on the trees are slowly beginning to turn, fireplaces are finally finding themselves useful, and it’s almost cold enough to break out your impressive scarf collection. Autumn means apple pie, football, plaid, and relief from the summer heat. The cooler season is also the perfect time to successfully stage your home to sell before the new year. Here are three tips to make your home look perfect to any buyer this fall:

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The Roaming Home: Tips For The Post-College Purge

By Guest Contributor   June 21, 2012

by CORT Rental Furniture

Ready, Set…
You’ve done it. That piece of paper worth thousands of dollars is framed on the wall, and you’re out in the world as a full-fledged college graduate. Life is no longer sorted into semesters and summers. It is suddenly transient and uncertain. If you have a job, more power to you, but if not – just as likely in today’s economy – you’re on the job hunt. As you and your roommates go separate ways, you’re on the hunt for a new apartment as well. Craigslist, PadMapper, and ApartmentSearch.com are your new best friends. And when the time to move actually arrives, you look forward to it about as much as you would a root canal. However, there are ways to lessen the pain of the big move. Here are a few:

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