Tips for a Stress-Free Seasonal Closet Flip

Tips for a Stress-Free Seasonal Closet Flip

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It's that time of year again. Changing weather means you need to get out your sweaters and hoodies and put away your shorts and tanks. It also means that you will soon need to change over your closet. Technically you don't have to do a closet swap. You could just drag out your cold-weather clothing and try to stuff everything together. Anyone who has done that will tell you how miserable it is, how it takes longer to find what you're looking for, and how they swore they'd never do it again. But the little bit of time a proper seasonal closet change takes will save you much time and aggravation later. (more…)
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How Storage Can Help You Redesign Your Living Room

How Storage Can Help You Redesign Your Living Room

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When September rolls around, people naturally develop the urge to nest. That turns into a tendency to redecorate. Whether you're making a few seasonal changes or full-on redecorating, a few tips and some storage can make a big difference in how you revamp your living room. It's especially important to declutter for a small living room design. (more…)
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What Are Signs of Hoarding and What To Know

What Are Signs of Hoarding and What To Know

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The term “hoarder” is thrown around a lot today, especially due to TV shows that illustrate the issue. So, where does the line fall between someone with a clutter problem, someone who has just fallen behind, and a genuine hoarder? (more…)
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How To Maximize the Storage Space in Your Garage

How To Maximize the Storage Space in Your Garage

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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

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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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Spring Cleaning Tips for Smaller Living Spaces

Spring Cleaning Tips for Smaller Living Spaces

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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

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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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9 Tips for Hiding Holiday Gifts

9 Tips for Hiding Holiday Gifts

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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

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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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