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Home & Living Blog​ - by Boxie24

Subletting your apartment – Things to consider

In today's fast-paced world, subletting has become increasingly common. Especially since the rise of AirBnB. There are plenty of reasons for subletting: you have planned a long stay abroad, your…

Moving in together: checklist, advice and common mistakes

When couples move in together, they might face a whole bunch of struggles. We made a checklist with tips, tricks and common mistakes that can happen when couples start living…

Why you should declutter your life

It’s fair to say that most, if not all people, end up saving a lot of their belongings and furniture that they’ve accumulated throughout their lives and come to a…

Inherited – what does it mean to me?

In the case of an inheritance, all kinds of questions arise and those affected are often overwhelmed. What needs to be arranged now, what administrative procedures are there and, above…

Water Damage: Tips and Advice

In private households, water damage usually occurs as a result of damage to water pipes, such as a burst water pipe. However, water damage also occurs in the event of…

Divorce: shared property, joint assets and other issues

The divorce rate in Germany rose to a high of 51.92% from 1960 to 2005. In 2018, it fell again to 32.94%. This means that there is one divorce for…

Minimalism: from movement to lifestyle

Minimalism is a movement gaining momentum all over the world. With its roots in American art of the 1960s and 1970s, minimalism has changed from a designation for galleries to…

Minimalism: Being happy, living a simple life with awareness

Minimalism means limiting oneself to the essential and steering the focus away from material things. This should lead to more order, freedom and happiness in life. Minimalist living is defined…

Tiny house: advice, tips, living

Tiny houses are becoming more and more popular. In this article we explain what a tiny house is and why it is worth living in it. You can also read…

Looking for an apartment? Get into your new home with these 10 tips!

The search for a new apartment is often tedious and frustrating these days, as affordable housing is increasingly scarce and competition is unimaginably high, especially in big cities and metropolises.…

Parental control – tips and tricks

Nowadays, numerous manufacturers have several products on the market to make a house or flat safe for babies and children. Childproofing ensures that the biggest dangers in your home are…

Emigration: checklist and advice

There are many different reasons why people decide to emigrate. Better employment, better working conditions, higher wages, lower cost of living or a variety of other motives can be decisive…

Preparing garden furniture for autumn and winter

The days are getting shorter and shorter and the cold months are just around the corner. Perhaps you have already stocked up on winter clothes or bought tea and soups…

Happy Halloween! Customs, costumes, snack ideas and Co.

Why do we celebrate Halloween? Halloween is celebrated every year on October 31st. Since this is the night before All Saints' Day, the festival is also known as All Hallows…

Home Renovation & Decoration Tips

Is your home in need of renovation or do you want to spruce it up a bit? We have listed the most important tips and tricks for you. Identifying Problem…

6 Spring Cleaning Tips

Even if nobody really likes it, it’s spring again and it’s time to clean up the house and garage and get ready for the summer. Put on your old clothes and…

Selling Your Home? Preparation is Key!

Selling your home is never an easy decision. This is because of the simple fact that a home is far more than just a building or a financial asset. It…

Home Office: Staying organized in a disorganized year

2020 has been a year of great upheaval for people and businesses across the world. One of the most impactful ways for everyday people is the huge change the pandemic…

Living with old age – Getting the most out of retired life

Ageing is a part of life. A part of life that comes with its own particular challenges and rewards. While ideally retired life is meant to be a time to…

Christmas decorating tips, DIY ideas and trends

Once a year - during the contemplative Christmas season - almost all the houses and apartments in the country are decorated and beautifully prepared. Christmas is the time of reflection…

Declutter – 6 Easy Ways

With the New Year rapidly approaching, and many people begin thinking of ways they can improve their lives in the upcoming year. Some people set lofty New Year’s resolutions that often go…

Things to Consider when Buying Plastic Storage Bins

Let’s talk plastic storage bins, okay? It may seem a little silly to worry about such things, but the fact is, how you choose to store your things does matter.…

Moving from Amsterdam to Berlin

Read how expat John dealt with his moving and storage issues when he moved abroad. John is a 31-year-old Business Development Manager who recently moved from Amsterdam to Berlin. Why…

6 Things Highly Organized People Do

Some people are born organizers and some people live in chaos. There are varying degrees of organization between the two, but in general, you’re either organized or you’re not. Lacking…

The history of self-storage

The general consensus is that Self-Storage was pioneered by the USA in the mid-20th Century. However, the USA was not the first. More than 3000 years ago in China, the…

Smart Storage Tips for All Your Winter Gear

Winter’s been fun, but with any luck, spring is just around the corner. This means it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to store all that cold weather…

How to organize your storage unit the best possible way!

5 tips to maximize your storage unit space If I’m being honest, when I organize a storage unit, I consider it an art form – a talent, if you will.…

The Benefits of Hiring a relocation Service

The average German will move roughly 12 times during their lifetime, and over 8 million people end up relocating each year. With so many people moving, it is no surprise…
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