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How to Store a Mattress

Let’s face it, your bed is your best friend. You spend one third (hopefully) of every day snuggled in and dreaming away. Finding the right mattress set is nearly impossible, not to mention crazy expensive. Once you’ve landed the perfect set, it could last well over a decade if taken care of properly. This means that you’ll want to do everything you can to protect your investment, even if you need to store it for a little while. So learn how to store a mattress!

You could be upgrading beds, downsizing your home or just clearing out a little space. Whatever the case may be, it’s crucial to the lifespan of your mattress to take extra care when storing it. Here are some ways to store (and not to store) your mattress set.
10 Tips for Mattress Storage
Believe it or not, there is a “right way” to store a mattress. Careless …

How to Store a Tent - Neighbor Blog

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 of a canyon, so of course there was a terrible wind. Luckily, the tent held up. None of us were really that scared. Why? Well because we were in the Taj-Mahal of Tents. It was huge, durable and indestructible!

Well, maybe not indestructible, but certainly sturdy and taken care of. Most of us have stories like that. We probably also all have stories of terrible tents that didn’t take care of us as well. Those stories probably begin with, “We used this crusty, old tent that had broken zippers and twigs still in it.” I would wager that’s probably because the …

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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 ride, as the cool kid, all through the summer. Then fall falls, and you slip right back into being “uncool” because you don’t know how to winterize your motorcycle. Then you found this article! You became legit, too legit to quit, and it’s all because you have 11 tips to winterize and store your motorcycle.
1: Take Your Motorcycle for a Ride
This helps warm the engine and the many of the parts that will need to be lubricated.  This also helps you get a feel for how your bike rides and any repairs it might need. Plus, it’s really fun because, …

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 any spare change, you might be wondering how you could ever make more than the bare minimum monthly payment. If you’re like most people, you have approximately no extra money to dedicate to your mortgage. Even without that extra cash, a mortgage-free life might not be as far away as you think. Check out these genius ways to pay off your mortgage early.
12 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

#1 Refinance Your Loan
Fun fact! The amount of interest several people pay on their 30-year mortgage is more than the value of the actual home. That means if you financed $200,000 …

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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 to a new neighborhood, and this guide will give you everything you need to know about moving to Spanish Fork.

With close to twenty-thousand incorporated cities in the United States bringing so many diverse opportunities and possibilities, it can be hard to settle on just one. This Neighbor Spanish Fork Moving guide will highlight the pros and cons of each area, so you can focus on finding your tribe and making a solid life for yourself.

 

I. Spanish Fork Overview

II. Neighborhoods in Spanish Fork

III. Spanish Fork Crime Rates

IV. Spanish Fork Schools & Scores

V. Homes for Sale in Spanish Fork

VI. Apartments in Spanish Fork

 

VII. Spanish Fork Cost of Living

VIII. Things To Do …