Friday, February 25, 2022 / by Vanessa Bloomer
7 Tips To Make Moving Less Awful
There is so much excitement around moving into a new home until it comes time to pack up and actually move! While the idea of moving is great, the work it involves can often be overwhelming. Moving requires hard work but t it is possible to cut down on the aggravation and anxiety by taking steps to streamline the process. Here are 10 tips to make moving a little easier.
1 - Take Photos Before You Start
Unpacking will be much easier if you know how things go back together. Dissembled furniture, cord systems, and everything in-between will go back together smoothly if you have a photo reference for how you had it before! By taking some pre-packing photos, you'll know exactly where everything goes when it's time to unpack.
2 - Organize Cords with Toilet Paper Rolls
Tossing cords into a box is easy, but untangling them after is not. An easy way to cut down on the jumbled mess is to wind each cord up in a 6-inch coil, and insert each int ...
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 / by Vanessa Bloomer
Let’s face it—when it comes to laundry rooms, most of us are lucky to have a single shelf to hold detergent and a tiny counter for folding shirts. But because doing laundry is a weekly task that will never, ever end, finding more space to deal with it is a big bonus. Here are six smart ways to squeeze extra storage into your little laundry room. Who knows, maybe these tricks will make laundry a little more enjoyable. Maybe.
Stack the units
Need extra inches to treat stains or store supplies? Investing in a stackable washer-dryer set could be your quickest fix. Vertical units help save space and the cost is comparable to side-by-side versions. For a clever hack, consider jacking up your washer-dryer set onto pedestals. Not only do they raise appliances to an ergonomic level, but you can stash a small hamper, soaps, and other supplies in them without taking up floor space.
Get creative with your shelving
Adding more shelves is an obvious storage fix, but there are ways to. ...