Common Self-Storage Pitfalls (and How to Avoid Them)

  Self storage can be incredibly useful. Whether you’re facing an unexpected crisis like a death in the family, or an exciting change like a big move, self storage can help you stay organized. You can keep things close by without them getting in the way, or hang on to precious belongings instead of donating or selling them.   Of course, self storage only fulfills its useful potential if its done correctly. There are a few self storage pitfalls that people fall into all too often. These pitfalls can make self storage much more inconvenient than it needs to be. Read More

Moving Must-Haves: The Materials You Need for a Successful Move

  Got a big move coming up? Moving can be a big hassle that takes a lot of time, energy, and careful planning. Take a little bit of the hassle away by making sure that you have all the right materials you’ll need for a quick and easy move.   Here’s our list of the best moving must-haves that you’ll need for your move to go as smoothly as possible.   Boxes.   Obviously, you’ll need moving boxes. But it’s not quite that simple. You need to know how many boxes you need, and in what sizes. Before you head Read More

25 Decluttering Projects That Take 15 Minutes or Less

  Think you don’t have enough time to declutter your home? Think again! Decluttering is important to do regularly, to keep your home feeling open and clean. And while it is true that you should do some deep decluttering when you can, there are plenty of small decluttering tasks you can take on that will still make a big difference in your home.   In fact, we’ve come up with a list of 25 decluttering projects you can do that will take you about fifteen minutes or less! So stop making excuses, and get to decluttering!   1. Clean out Read More

Create a Perfectly Organized Linen Closet with These Easy Steps

  Most homes have one of “those” closets. The one that you’re afraid to even open, because you know you’ve got a good chance of being met by an avalanche of unused linens, DVDs, old electronics, and spare toilet paper. In many homes, it’s the linen closet.   Linen closets can be extremely useful for storing those items that you don’t need regularly, but do need quick access to every once in a while. But how can you tackle the project of getting your linen closet under control? We’ve listed out some easy to follow steps that, if followed, can Read More

Home Organization Projects You’ll Want to Tackle This Summer

  Summer is a great time to take on some home organization projects. You’ve got a little extra time, the weather is great, and you’ve got the kids home from school to help out (hey, you can dream, right?).   Of course, you might not know where to start. If you’re looking to make your home a little more organized this summer, we’ve come up with some home organization projects that will give you a lot of bang for your buck and help you feel accomplished.   Clear out the photos.   It can be fun during the summer to Read More

Using Pinterest for Your Next Home Organization Project

  You know you want your home to be more organized, but you might not be sure what that will really look like. Lucky for you, there’s a website for that. Pinterest was introduced to the online community several years ago, and has been gaining in popularity ever since.   If you’re not totally familiar with Pinterest, here’s the basics: users create “boards” to which they can “pin” images from the Internet. Think digital inspiration boards. It’s not only a ton of fun, but it’s a very useful tool when it comes to envisioning and completing a project.   If Read More