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  • 1. Clean up the Yard The outside of your house is the first thing the buyer is going to see when they see your property. Make sure the grass is cut, trim the bushes, weed the garden, and plant flowers, all for a better curb appeal. 2. Tidy up the Exterior Along with your yard, […] The post 10 Tips for Getting your Home Ready to Sell appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Recently, a customer in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina needed storage space for their office furniture during a home renovation. Our moving and storage professionals delivered the container to their home and helped load their furniture. The furniture was disassembled, wrapped and stored in a climate controlled environment in under 2 hours. We safely […] The post Store Your Stuff with Zippy S...

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  • Moving to the Philadelphia area? Here 10 great ways to get to know your new city better. 1. Liberty Bell Philadelphia is the home of the historic Liberty Bell. Experience part of America’s history first hand by stopping by the exhibit. 2. Catch a Game Philadelphia is home to the Phillies, the Eagles, and the […] The post Activities to do in Philadelphia appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Whether you choose to have our moving professionals pack up your belongings, or you choose to pack them into the shell yourself, it is important to know the best way to do it. Preparation Start doing all your laundry ahead of time so that you do not have to wash your clothes on moving day […] The post How to Load a Moving Truck appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Prepare for maintenance At your apartment, the landlord would take care of the maintenance of the building. When you move to a new home make sure to buy shovels to remove snow, extra furnace filters, yard and gardening tools, and other items to help take care of them home. Watch your energy and water usage […] The post The Best Tips for Moving From an Apartment into a House appeared first on Zippy...

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  • Planning on going to the beach this summer? Try out these helpful tips to have the best time possible. Protect Your Skin Reapply sunscreen constantly. Nothing makes a trip worse than getting a sun burn. Don’t forget to reapply sunscreen on your children as well. Protect Your Eyes The sun can do much more harm […] The post Best Tips For The Beach This Summer appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Purge The easiest way to make more room in your closet is to first, get rid of everything you don’t wear.  Use some of these tips to figure out what you really need. Use empty wall space Instead of hanging up your scarves, belts and any other accessories on hangers, hang up towel rods and […] The post The Best Closet Organizing Tips appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Firecracker Strawberries Dip the strawberries halfway into marshmallow fluff, then dip the tip into blue sprinkles. American Flag S’mores Lay out chocolate bar pieces across the bottom of an oven pan. Dip marshmallows into water prior to covering them in red, white, or blue sprinkles, so that the sprinkles stick. Place each colored marshmallow into […] The post 7 Easy Patriotic July 4th Recipes ap...

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  • Don’t just throw out your old wine bottles, make something out of them! Flower Vases This is probably the easiest thing to turn a wine bottle into. Just add a little water and your flowers! Soap Dispenser Find a soap dispenser lid that fits around the top of your wine bottle. Then fill it up […] The post DIY Project for Old Wine Bottles appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Clothing  If you have gone over a year without wearing an item of clothing, donate it.  You may be saving it for that “one event” you could wear it to, but if it has gone this long without being worn the chances are it will never get worn. Take-out Menus  You can find almost any menu […] The post 10 Things You Should Get Rid of Right Now  appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Decorating for 4th of July holiday doesn’t have to be hard or expensive!  Check out our favorite patriotic decorating ideas! Patriotic Mason Jars All you need is three mason jars and some paint.  On the first one, paint it blue, and once it dries paint little white stars all over it.  On the second and […] The post Make your own 4th of July Decorations appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • During a big move, you realize you really have a lot more stuff than you need.  Don’t let this stuff go to waste, donate it!  Clothes An excellent place to donate clothing to are thrift stores.  There are many locations of thrift stores in the Piedmont Triad!  One is Freedom House Thrift, located at 1312 Bridford […] The post Where to Donate Items in the Piedmont Triad Area During Your Move appear...

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  • If you have recently moved to Charlotte and are looking for ways to get to know the city, try out some of these activities. 1. NASCAR Hall of Fame For all the NASCAR fans out there, this is a go-to place.  Come and see the most famous racecars, as well as the history of all […] The post 10 Activities to do in Charlotte, NC appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Celebrate the official first day of summer with these fun summer activities!   Go to an amusement park Bring along the whole family for a day of fun. Play mini golf No matter what age you are, you’re never too old for mini golf. Go to the beach Nothing quite says summer like going to […] The post Happy First Day of Summer appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Bathrooms contain a lot of important items, and it is hard trying to fit all those valuables into a small space.  Use these tips to fit all your toiletries into your bathroom. 1. Spice racks All your bottles of shampoo and lotions can fit nicely into spice racks, as spice racks are meant for storing small […] The post 7 Storage hacks for your bathroom appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  •   1. Decorations Hang up pictures and/or wall decals to customize your rooms.  Consider painting the rooms whichever colors you prefer or add wall wallpaper. 2. Stock up on your favorite foods Buy your favorite foods to make you feel more relaxed.  Cook some of your go-to meals too to give the kitchen its old […] The post 9 ways to make your new home feel like home appeared first on Zippy Shell Bl...

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  • The SW Lake Lifestyle magazine connects multiple cities in Northern Illinois. The magazine ranges from a variety of information focusing on current events. In their most recent article, titled, “Men of Distinction,” they address a few men who have been successful business owners. They discuss the basics of each business as well as how each […] The post Men of Distinction appeared first on Zippy Sh...

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  • Money When getting rid of your stuff, you can have a yard sale with your belongings and make some money off your junk. Space The less space your junk takes up the more you’ll have to put better things.  Finally fit that car in your garage! Help others If you donate your belongings, you get […] The post Why you should get rid of excess stuff appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Golf This typical dad activity is a great way for the whole family to spend the day together.  Bring the whole family out to play a round of golf, or even just hit the driving range for some fun.  You can even bring the little kids to play mini golf too.   Go fishing Relax […] The post 11 fun activities for Father’s Day appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • If you are planning on moving to your summer vacation home for the summer, or even just for a month during the summer, you need to follow a few procedures before you depart. 1. Pay your bills Pay all your bills that are due before and during your vacation so you don’t miss any payments […] The post 10 Actions to take before moving to your summer vacation home appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Moving day is a chaotic time, and to reduce this stress, make sure you have these five items close-by to make day one in your new home a breeze. 1. Paper products The last thing you want to happen is to move into your new home and not be able to use the bathroom there, […] The post Essentials for the first day you move in appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Have a spot for everything Create adequate storage spaces for your items so nothing is cluttered.  Try storing items in the general location of where you use them for convenience. Know that it’s okay to have a junk drawer Some things really don’t have a perfect spot to be placed, so a junk drawer is […] The post Decluttering tips appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Ball storage Put that narrow gap in between your garage doors to use. Nail a small piece of wood about 4 inches wide and one foot long to the wall at an upwards angle.  Multiple boards can be placed for multiple balls to prevent them from rolling around the garage. 2. Cardboard storage tubes Secure […] The post 10 storage hacks for you garage appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Moving to New Orleans this summer? Here are some of the best activities to immerse yourself in New Orleans history and culture. 1. Gator watching at the Barataria Preserve Go for a gorgeous hike and look for some gators! Get a free tour with a guided ranger when you go at 10 am Wednesday through […] The post What to do in New Orleans in the summer appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Remove items First, remove all the sheets, blankets, and the comforter from the mattress. Inspect mattress Before you load it up, you want to make sure it is clean. Look for signs of infestations to ensure you don’t end up moving any pests with you. Also, check that the mattress is dry before you begin […] The post How to move a bed appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Moving can be a very stressful time. When moving with a pet it can create even more havoc. Your pet will be stressed out too, and there are a few actions you can take to reduce the stress on you and your pet. Overnight bag Pack up an overnight bag for your pet with enough […] The post How to move to a new house with a pet appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • It may seem like an irrelevant concept to think about when packing to move, but if you plan accordingly, your transition will be a lot easier. First, set aside a week’s worth of clothes for the final days before the move. You don’t want to pack up all your items then realize you have nothing […] The post The Best Tips for Packing your Clothes for a Move appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.

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  • Looking to make a move before the new school year begins? Whether you are moving into or out of Charlotte, we can help. Convenience We will deliver our storage units right to your doorstep. From there, you have up to three days to load up all your belongings. This gives you plenty of time to […] The post Moving this Summer in Charlotte, NC appeared first on Zippy Shell Blog.