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

Store it for Summer: 4 Things You Can Put in Your Storage Unit this Season

  With triple digits upon us, it’s official: summer has hit Phoenix. As you prepare to spend the next few months indoors as much as possible, it might be time to declutter your house a bit so things feel less crowded. And there’s no better place to put it all than in a storage unit! Get organized and ready for summer by moving these four things into your storage unit.   Winter clothing.   Winter clothing takes up a lot of space! Bulky coats, pants, boots, scarves, hats, sweaters…the list goes on. Instead of giving up valuable closet space for Read More

Smart Kitchen Storage: 7 Tips to Make the Most of Your Space

  You know the kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s where your family gathers to cook, eat, chat, and relax. Or at least, that’s the theory. Of course, if your kitchen is cluttered or crowded, you won’t really be able to do any of that.   A neat, organized kitchen can really make your home feel peaceful and well cared for. Of course, not everyone is so lucky as to have tons of cabinet and counter space in their kitchen. We’ve come up with seven tips that will help you make the most of whatever space you have Read More

Moving to Phoenix? Here are 10 Things You Should Know

  If you’re moving to Phoenix, or any of its surrounding cities—welcome! As longtime inhabitants of the Valley of the Sun, we’re happy to have you. And we’re happy to share with you a few insider tips on moving to, and living in, this amazing area. Here are ten things you should know about moving to the Phoenix area.   It’s hot.   Okay, so you probably already know this. But let’s just be perfectly clear right from the beginning—it’s really hot. Triple digits are the norm in the summer (which often extends from May to September), and temps over Read More

Insurance On Your Belongings (Better Safe Than Sorry!)

  No one likes to think about losing their belongings. Unfortunately, it happens. Whether due to a house fire, flood, or robbery, your valuable possessions really could be gone in the blink of an eye.   This is why it is so important to make sure that your possessions—especially your most valuable ones—are properly insured. How can you be sure? We’ve listed some tips below that will help you stay on top of your personal property insurance.   Read your policy.   It may sound straightforward, but it’s the first, crucial step toward protecting your belongings is knowing what your Read More

Summer Moves in Arizona: Do’s and Don’ts

  Moving is always a lot of work. All the planning, shopping for materials, organization, packing, and labeling—not to mention the actual moving—can really become a big, burdensome project. Add triple-digit temperatures to the mix, and you’ve got the makings of a truly miserable experience.   Unfortunately, there are a lot of reasons why moving in the summer, even in Arizona, can make sense. Schedules are a little less busy, time off is a little easier to get, and housing markets are usually more active. So if a move in the Arizona summer is inevitable, what can you do to Read More