If the new addition to your family has four legs and a wet nose, you’ll need to make a few adjustments to your home. Here are 10 tips for a smooth transition that’ll keep everyone’s tail wagging.
Buying a new home is daunting enough as it is, what with securing a mortgage, vacating your old place and moving your belongings. So it’s understandable if organizing your new home isn’t on the top of your mind. Yet experts say it’s the perfect time to organize—when you’ve got a clean slate.
When you were young, your mother tried—and hopefully succeeded at—teaching you the importance of tidiness. Although you probably ignored her advice throughout your teenage and college years, especially during finals, you eventually acknowledged she was right. If not, you risk teasing or even criticism from your roommate, spouse or boss, or even dear old Mom when she comes to visit.
[ by Carter Schimpff, Simple Moving Labor ]
It’s three days before your move, and amid all the chaos, you realize that you haven’t started packing up the house. Some moving companies will help you pack, but if you prefer to do it yourself, you need to be aware of some common mistakes almost everyone makes when packing for a move.
Clutter left unchecked can pile up all around you, causing an avalanche of stress—and a waste of time and money.
You’d think that being in the self-storage industry means we’re good at organizing and decluttering, but even SpareFoot needs a little help every now and again. If you’re anything like us, you have difficulty figuring out what to do with the random boxes, wires and keyboards on your desk while also trying to juggle a monkey beanie wearing a Santa Claus hat adorned with wrapping ribbons. (I’m looking at my desk neighbor as I write this.) Spring cleaning season might be over, but that doesn’t mean decluttering has to end. Here are five of our favorite home organization blogs, in no particular order.
It’s officially the new year, which means that you need to start following through on your resolutions. Why not start by finally organizing and optimizing your workspace? The condition of your workstation can have a huge impact on quality and productivity. The SpareFoot office, for example, got rid of cubicles and opted instead for a more open workspace, allowing for more communication between departments and a collaborative atmosphere. If you’re completely inundated with loose-leaf papers, rogue office supplies, and bouquets of cords, don’t worry: we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of our top ten workspace organization blogs for your decluttering pleasure.
While reading Kentin Waits’ recent article for Wise Bread, 7 Reasons Why Self Storage is a Really Bad Idea, I found many of his claims to be both misguided and misleading. So I want to offer a quick rebuttal on behalf of the self-storage industry.
As incoming college freshman nationwide pack up for their first major move away from home, they face a real-life lesson in downsizing childhood possessions. For help, we turned to Chris Seman, president of Caring Transitions, a franchise that helps people de-clutter and downsize during difficult transitions. His ideas are useful for anyone who has ever had to say goodbye to memory-laden belongings.
by CORT Furniture
When it comes to keeping an organized workspace in college, many students have to learn the hard way that cleanliness is next to godliness. A disorganized space can be the cause of many distractions and ultimately hinder your concentration and productivity. Along with keeping your physical workspace organized, your schedule should be organized as well. This can be effective in terms of improving your productivity and grades alike. Here are a few organization tips that will give you piece of mind and improve your studying behaviors at the same time.