7 Tips to Refresh your Home for Spring

refresh-your-home-spring-graphicWe know we’re already well into the official spring season, but here in Chicago it’s only just starting to warm up. So it’s taken us a little bit longer to catch SPRING FEVER. But now that the temps are rising, we’re welcoming the spring season with open arms.

If you’ve caught a case of spring fever, then we’ve got just the remedy. Here are 7 tips to refresh your home for spring! Continue reading

 

Movers Against Domestic Abuse – Meathead Movers

Meathead Movers of San Luis Obispo, California

Helping Abuse Victims To Safety

We speak often of offering our resources to help out the needy in our communities – hauling unwanted furniture to Goodwill, donating food, simply pitching in wherever we can to provide a little stress-reduction and financial relief and maybe some smiles too. This month we take a look at one company that is helping provide all of that – and much, much more. Continue reading

 

Go Green: 5 Eco-Friendly Moving Tips

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Going Green….It isn’t just the “cool” thing to do, it’s the RIGHT thing to do. Here are 5 tips to make your move a little less harmful on the environment.

 

1. Donate Items

IMG_1934When you’re packing up your belongings, you’re probably going to be ditching quite a bit of stuff. Instead of tossing everything into the garbage (& your local landfill), think about donating your clothing, furniture, and gently-used items. Do your part in the “reduce, re-use, recycle” motto and find a new home for your old items. Not sure where to take a specific item? Check out this comprehensive donation guide. Continue reading

 

Let’s Get Organized: Where to Donate?

Since the beginning of the year we’ve slowly eased you into getting your home organized. Last week, we provided plenty of tips to help you de-clutter any problem areas in your house. Now that you have a big pile o’ stuff, it’s time to give it away and donate it to a good cause.

There are so many worthy organizations that desperately need donations, but sometimes it can be difficult to know where to donate your goods.  Don’t worry, we did the dirty work for you and have a nice list of nationwide donation centers that will happily accept your used items.

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Let’s Get Organized: Where to Start

Picture of an Organized Kitchen DrawerWe’re two weeks into the new year, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve already cheated on that oh-so-promising New Year’s diet, you haven’t made it to the gym nearly as much as you vowed you would, and gosh darn it, that strapping budget is ruining all the fun! We feel your pain, but we are NOT throwing in the towel just yet.

Last Thursday we kicked off a series that we can baby step into and accomplish together, one mini project at a time. Are you ready to baby-step into where to start getting organized with us…. let’s be honest here, it’s this or the gym. Are you with us or are you with us? Continue reading