How To Maximize the Storage Space in Your Garage

How To Maximize the Storage Space in Your Garage

Home, Seasonal
If you have a garage, you probably need a thorough garage clean up and reorganization. Virtually every garage, despite the owners' best intentions, ends up as a black hole of miscellaneous items, but it doesn't have to be that way. All it takes is some time and a few good garage storage ideas to maximize the storage space in your garage. (more…)
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Summer Organizing Tips

Summer Organizing Tips

Home, Seasonal
Regardless of how this summer turns out, being organized is always beneficial. It might be more challenging than usual this year since school cancellations and remote learning programs means that children have been home for a while already and the inability to go on daily field trips might be causing a case of cabin fever. On the plus side, a possible lack of the usual summer activities means more time to tackle those at-home projects that you never quite get to. Since you also might have more time to sort through your summer items, here are some helpful summer storage and decluttering tips. Summer Storage Tips Seasonal decluttering is a smart approach for a number of reasons. You don't always see or properly think about what you need or no…
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7 Useful Tips for Working from Home

7 Useful Tips for Working from Home

Business
How to Stay Productive During the Pandemic If you are like many and are new to working remotely, the days and weeks ahead can be pretty challenging. The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the lives of billions worldwide. In response, many businesses have closed their doors and instructed their employees to work from home to avoid the spread of the virus. While working from home certainly has its benefits, especially during these uncertain times, it also has its challenges. Here at Box&Co., we would like to help anyone who is working from home overcome these challenges. Read on for our tips on how to work from home successfully and remember that we are here for you and your needs now and in the future! Get Dressed While this may sound like…
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Useful Tips for Distance Learning

Useful Tips for Distance Learning

College
Let’s face it. None of us expected our daily routines to suddenly be turned upside down. We are all living in a world where coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has changed how we live our day-to-day lives. Most students are now required to take on distance learning in efforts to avoid human contact and slow down the spread of this virus. Here at Box&Co, we are committed to being here for those of you whose schools and universities have turned to this method of learning. Read on for useful tips to make your distance learning experience a successful one during these uncertain times. How to Stay Focused on School Work During Quarantine Establish a study spot Your bed or couch may be really tempting, but we suggest skipping these spots…
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Spring Cleaning Tips for Smaller Living Spaces

Spring Cleaning Tips for Smaller Living Spaces

Home, Seasonal
National Spring Cleaning Week is the last full week in March each year. Whether you use that week as a reminder or do it some other time on your own, spring cleaning is a great way to clear out winter dust and clutter. However, it can be challenging in small spaces. After all, keeping a small space, whether that's a tiny house, studio apartment or small home, clean can be especially challenging. Without a mudroom to collect outside dirt, staying clean is a challenge, and the slightest bit of clutter can make the place look messy. Here are some tips to clean a small living space. Spring Cleaning Tips Declutter before you clean. – It makes things easier. Don't use that as an excuse to procrastinate. You don't have to…
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12 Steps to Maximize Kitchen Storage Space

12 Steps to Maximize Kitchen Storage Space

Home
Unless you have a huge house, odds are you need more kitchen storage space. Maximizing storage space in the kitchen is a persistent goal for both homeowners and apartment dwellers. Fortunately, no matter the size of your home, we have plenty of ways to maximize your storage space in the kitchen. How Do You Manage Kitchen Storage? Before figuring out organization strategies, start with the basics. They might not be fun, but they’ll improve your results. Empty all cabinets and drawers This step is crucial to creating a more organized kitchen. By going through everything, you’ll get a better sense of what you’re organizing and the type of space you need. Sort Set aside anything that you use only once or twice a year, like the giant roasting pan essential…
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National Get Organized Month: Your 2020 Guide 

National Get Organized Month: Your 2020 Guide 

Seasonal
The New Year is all about new beginnings, which is why the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals (NAPO) has designated January as National Get Organized Month. You don't have to hire a professional to get organized and a little bit of work done now can make the rest of your year much easier.  No matter how disorganized you currently are, you can improve and make it stick. Staying organized is about creating habits so anyone can learn to get and stay organized. In the spirit of the holiday, resolutions, and the month, here are some tips to help you create a calmer, more organized life.  Plan for productivity First, pick your starting point, using one of two philosophies. Some experts say to pick a spot that's an “easy…
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9 Tips for Hiding Holiday Gifts

9 Tips for Hiding Holiday Gifts

Home, Seasonal
If your family is too curious to wait for Christmas or Hanukkah, you might need to hide their holiday gifts. If they're really bad (and really clever), you can't rely on normal hiding places. So to help you actually surprise your loved ones, here are some tips for hiding holiday gifts. (more…)
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How To Increase Work From Home Efficiency When You Have Kids

How To Increase Work From Home Efficiency When You Have Kids

Business, Home
Working from home is a growing trend and a blessing for many people. The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that in 2017 on an average work day 23 percent of corporate workers spent at least part of the day working from home. Employers allowing work from home options have grown by 40 percent in the last 5 years and two-thirds of companies that offer telecommuting or work from home options report an increase in worker productivity. (more…)
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