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

Why Self-Storage Is the Gift You Give Yourself

  ‘Tis the season for giving! This time of year, we spend a lot of time searching for the perfect gifts to give to friends and family. But some of the best gifts we give are the ones we give to ourselves, all year long. The gifts we give ourselves are often useful, practical things that make our lives a little easier, sometimes even solving problems we didn’t know we had.   We certainly think self storage falls into this category. It keeps giving all year long, benefitting your home and life in noticable ways. Here’s why we think self Read More