How-to & Tips

How-to & Tips

The Moving Survival Guide: Cleaning & Repairs

Even if you’re on top of packing, transferring utilities, and setting up wifi, moving is a daunting ordeal. We’ve put together a complete Moving Survival Guide (with help from our moving-savvy Taskers) to keep you from getting your couch stuck in the doorway and make sure you get your security deposit back. In part 2, we tackle cleaning and repairs. Read on for tips for leaving your home or rental in pristine condition before your move.

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The Moving Survival Guide: Packing

As moving season gets into full swing, we’ve put together a complete Moving Survival Guide (with help from our moving-savvy Taskers) to keep you from drowning in boxes or getting your couch stuck in the doorway. First up, perhaps the most dreaded part: packing. Read on for tips to stay organized and sane before the big move.

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The Weekend List: Best Summer Music Festivals in the UK

Festival season is upon us in the UK, and while Glastonbury has a year off, we rounded up our top festivals for 2018 to make sure you still get your annual fix. And don’t worry if the planning feels overwhelming — whether it’s queueing in line or picking up concert essentials, Taskers are on hand to take care of the logistics so you can enjoy the fun bit!

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Step Up Your Grilling Game with a DIY BBQ Toolkit

Manning the grill at a barbecue is a serious job, especially if you’re also pulling double duty as host. Whether you’re a veteran or a rookie, you’ll need to stay organized as the grill and the party heat up. Here’s how you can make grill duty easier by storing essential utensils and supplies in a handy toolbox.

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The Essential First Apartment Checklist

The ink is dry on your diploma and the graduation confetti has been cleaned up. Next stop: the real world! The novelty of setting up your first place can wear off fast once you find yourself trying to open a can without a can opener or surrounded by a half-assembled bed way past your bedtime. With the help of our Taskers, we’ve compiled some essential tips and a checklist for furnishing your first apartment.

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Take the Stress out of Moving with TaskRabbit

Did you know that you can use TaskRabbit to make your move easier? Whether it’s packing and unpacking, heavy lifting and hauling, rearranging or (dis)assembling furniture, or mounting shelves and TVs, Taskers can help with any part of the process. Here’s what you can do to make sure moving day goes smoothly for you and your Tasker.

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6 Tricks to Beat the Summer Heat at Home (Without AC)

As summer gets in full swing and drives most of us indoors, cranking up the AC seems like an easy escape from the summer heat. But what if you don’t have AC or don’t want the electric bills to burn a hole in your bank account? Here’s how we stay cool at home when the temperature heats up.  

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