Moving Out of a Rental? Do These 5 Things First

  Moving is usually a bittersweet affair. It can be exciting to move on to a new home and new chapter in your life, but as anyone who’s moved before can tell you, moving is also a lot of work.   When you’re moving out of a rental home, there are some extra things to take into consideration. You want to go the extra mile to make sure the home is clean, in good repair, and ready for the next tenant. You want to get that deposit back, after all! Here are five things that you absolutely must do when Read More

Budget Friendly Organization for Toys

  Ask any parent what their number one woe is when it comes to storage and organization in their house. It’s almost guaranteed that many (if not most) of them will say the same thing: toys.   Toys seem to be one of those “can’t live with them, can’t live without them” things. On the one hand, toys provide entertainment for your kids and encourage creative play. On the other hand, toys can quickly turn a neat and tidy house into not-so-organized chaos.   Fortunately for you, we’ve got solutions. Here are some of our most budget-friendly options for organizing Read More

Your Self Storage Shopping List: What to Buy to Be Self Storage Ready

  Making the move into a self storage unit? We don’t blame you. Self storage is a convenient solution for a variety of storage problems—everything from moves, to estate sales, to simply freeing up space in your home.   But do you have everything you need to make sure your move into self storage goes smoothly? We’ve created a simple shopping list for you that includes several of the most important things you’ll need to buy to be ready for your big move.   Here’s your list:   Boxes. You’ll probably need more boxes than you think. If funds are Read More

Does It Spark Joy? What That Means (And Why You Should Care)

  A few years ago, all of the buzz around home organization had to do with Marie Kondo and her bestselling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Now, the KonMari method has come to the small screen, taking Netflix by storm with the new show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.   In the show, Marie visits homes that are in some serious need of decluttering and organization. But the KonMari method isn’t necessarily about throwing away as much as possible. Rather, it’s about keeping the right things—specifically, the things that “spark joy.” The idea is that if you keep Read More

New Year, Clean Slate: How to Get Your Home Off to a Fresh Start

  When the New Year arrives, many of us are excited for a new beginning and a fresh start. While we often take the time to set goals for things like personal health and finance, we shouldn’t underestimate the impact that a clean and tidy home can have on our attitude and mental state. Getting your home in order will give you a physical representation of a clean slate, and it just might help you feel a little calmer and more in control in the coming year.   Here are some organization-related projects you can do around your home that Read More

12 Months, 12 Projects: A Year of Organizing

Many people want to keep their homes clean and organized all year long, but the task can quickly get overwhelming. Breaking the job up into smaller, more manageable pieces sets yourself up for success.   In that spirit, we thought we’d suggest twelve cleaning/organization projects that are perfect for spacing out over the course of a year. You can start at any point in the calendar year, but with the new year approaching, it just might be the resolution you need to make to get your home in shape.   Here are our ideas for the projects you can do Read More