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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National Get Organized Month: Your 2020 Guide 

National Get Organized Month: Your 2020 Guide 

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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

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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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