Home Organization

Quarantine Made Americans Realize They’re Sick of Their Stuff

Study: Quarantine Made Americans Realize They’re Sick of Their Stuff

When the coronavirus pandemic reached the U.S. in early March, no one knew what lay ahead: Weeks — or, in some cities and states, months — of lockdown, requiring most Americans to stay home save for essential trips. Consumers had to reluctantly accept their new normal: Working from home, learning from …

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39 Smart Storage Ideas for Small Spaces and Tiny Houses

When people think of where to store their bulky winter bedding or out-of-season clothes, their minds likely turn straight to the basement or the attic. But for those who live in small homes — from actual tiny homes to studio apartments or even just smaller-than-average houses — basements and attics may …

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How to Clean Wood Furniture

When you have wood furniture in your home, there are times when it simply needs to be cleaned. If you need to know how to clean your wood furniture, follow these key steps to ensure that you maintain the quality of the wood furniture and its finish while still …

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How to Organize Your Closet — A Complete Guide

When you’re in the middle of an organizing or decluttering spree, it’s easy to stuff things in your closets and hope for the best. Eventually, however, the time comes to organize your closet: to clean out the items you no longer need and get the possessions left in that …

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Ultimate Guide for How Long to Keep Documents

Are you not sure about how long to keep documents? Digital storage makes it possible to hold on to many types of documents indefinitely. But it’s still important to keep paper copies of several different types of personal documents, which means that they take up vital storage space in …

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How to Renovate Your Basement: The Ultimate Guide

Deciding to renovate your basement is a great way to add value and usable space to your home. An unfinished basement may allow you to store unwanted items. But that space isn’t as functional as a finished basement. This guide on how to renovate your basement will help you …

12 Closet Organizing Ideas to Make the Most of Your Space

12 Closet Organizing Ideas to Make the Most of Your Space

Your closet is the bedroom’s main storage space. Whether it is filled with organized clothes or sloppily arranged boxes can make a big difference in terms of your room’s appearance. And a clean room is about more than just aesthetics; a clean room is actually good for you. A well-organized closet can help you keep your room clean, and a clean room can help you reduce stress, and less stress can improve your life.

9 Home Organization Services To Help You Declutter

9 Home Organization Services To Help You Declutter

If you’ve ever faced a mountain of stuff—some good, some junk—then you know about trying to declutter. Getting rid of what you don’t need and reorganizing what you do is easier said than done. And, if you’ve been building up clutter for years, you might want to hire a …

10 Office Organization Ideas to Make You More Productive

10 Office Organization Ideas to Make You More Productive

Regardless of how solid our determination or how hard we work, we are all products of our environment. If we are constantly working in cluttered, disorganized spaces, it will have a cluttering and disorganizing effect on how we think and how we work. To improve your productivity, here are …

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Garage Storage Ideas: 14 Organization Tips For Your Garage

Neighbor is a peer-to-peer storage company. Hosts can rent extra space around their house like basements, closets, garages, and RV pads to others in their community. For renters, Neighbor is 50% cheaper than traditional self storage.In the past, garages were only used to park cars. The US Department of …

Spring Cleaning List

Spring Cleaning List

Spring is here again, and oh how wonderful it is. Early flowers are popping out of the ground, kids are starting to play outside, and everyone looks just a little bit more cheerful. It’s also the season for some spring cleaning.

Hopefully after a long, cold winter, you’re ready to …

Four ways to get rid of extra clutter

Four Ways to Get Rid of Your Extra Clutter

My husband and I have been married for six years. During that time, we have managed to finish school, buy a house and grow our small family. In our years of domestic life, there was a subtle, yet silent monster growing in our basement, the monster of extra clutter.

Our …

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5 Takeaways from “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo”

Have you ever heard of Marie Kondo? If you haven’t, maybe you’ve heard this decluttering advice: pick up the object and ask yourself if it “sparks joy”. If it does, keep it. If it doesn’t, toss it out.

That entire idea started with Marie Kondo. She burst onto the scene …

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IKEA Storage Units: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

If you’re looking for home storage options, IKEA storage units are the way to go. Each shelf, each box, is the perfect blend of Swedish practicality and American affordability. Plus the solid color palette matches any room.

Thomas Pychon had this to say about IKEA. “Look at this. A barstool, …

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Declutter Your Home: 15 Decluttering Cleaning Tips

How on Earth do you declutter your home? 

Whether you’re organizing your garage, kitchen or closet, home organization is no less than a tiring and time-consuming adventure. Whether it’s an overflow of shoes or a bundle of toys wandering into every corner or your unnecessary acquisitions, they all pile up, hence …

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How To Design The Perfect Kitchen

Design The Perfect Kitchen:  Avoid these 5 Common Kitchen Layout Mistakes

Having a good layout is more important than anything else in your kitchen. As the hub of activity in the home, your kitchen should be set up to comfortably accommodate a variety of activities. Design The Perfect Kitchen!

For example, …

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Where Are The Woman Caves? [Updated]

Okay we have all heard of man caves, right? Yes, yes boys, we know the drudgery of work and long days and coming home to the crazy kids and messy kitchen and just needing to escape to your own little place to relax and recuperate. It’s where you hang …

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Home Storage Solutions: Top 15 Home Storage Ideas

A few days after New Years I decided to organize my space. In the process I looked up different home storage solutions to organize everything better. I didn’t have room to do all of them in my small apartment, but here are my top fifteen favorite finds that I …

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