July
27

What you Need to Know When Designing a Home Office

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Homes are not designed to meet office wattage needs The electrical supply in office buildings is much better than that in homes, especially in older homes. Office equipment’s power draw can quickly add up. For example, a laser printer will draw about 400 watts while in use, in addition to any power used by your computer, ...

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July
24

How to Properly Store Blankets and Pillows

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Pillows and blankets require special storage techniques. Natural fibers attract insects and suck up dirt, while synthetic ones are mold and mildew’s favorite environment. The closed dark insides of comforters and pillows is a breeding ground for bacteria. You know how a linen closet develops a smell after a little while? ...

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July
21

7 Fast Decluttering Tips to Deal with your Mess

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Common knowledge has it that anyone can focus on anything if it only takes five minutes. In that spirit, here are our best tips for decluttering in five minutes or less: Just grab the things closest to you and find places for them. Whether it’s one item or ten, the important part isn’t getting it out of the way. The ...

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July
17

Declutter Your Home in 10 Simple Steps

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Decluttering is a hefty job that should be handled one step at a time. Do you want a simpler and more peaceful life, free of clutter? Check out our guide: Set Aside a Half Hour Every Day Anything is doable in small steps. Set aside a half hour in your schedule every day. Don’t go over time. If you’re decluttering starts ...

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July
14

10 Home Organizing Hacks

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Flattening Fitted Sheets Fitted sheets are the most likely household item to get balled up and shoved into a closet. This makes them the most likely to also fall out of a stuffed closet. However, it’s possible to make a sheet lie flat by first folding it twice, lengthwise, and widthwise, leaving enough fabric for the four ...

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July
10

8 Things To Do Before Moving Into A New House

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Moving into a new house is really, really hard work. Here are some things you can do in advance to make it just a little bit easier on yourself. Decrease Your Belongings Analyze all your belongings and categorize them to keep, donate, trash, or store. It may be difficult getting rid of things you’ve had for a while, but ...

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July
7

6 Winter Item Storage Ideas

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Summer is finally here! You can walk outside, free of any bulky jackets! But this freedom is your closet’s loss, as that jacket is going to uselessly take up space for the next six months. Why not move it out of your space entirely? While we’re at it, why don’t we find a place for those boots, snowboard in the corner, and ...

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