Author: Kristin Cooke

Household Organization Tips: Closet Organizing

Household Organization Tips: Closet Organizing One of the keys to living a relaxed, productive life is organizing your closet space. When your belongings are not where you need them to be (and where you know you can find them) it creates stress, frustration, and can make you run late. If you are looking all over […]

6 Kinds of Old Furniture You Can Easily Repurpose

Do you have a good eye for a garage sale bargain, or some inherited furniture sitting in your storage unit? Desks, shelves, doors, and other items can be put to creative use by refinishing them or repurposing them for a new use. Just because you don’t like the color of a bookshelf or the style of […]

STORAGE WAR$: MIAMI Filming at Value Store It

It’s a new day and a new town for the hit TV show STORAGE WAR$. After 5 years on the air and spinoff shows set in NYC, Texas and even Canada, the show is now testing out its latest concept: STORAGE WAR$: MIAMI. If all goes well, the show could appear on A&E soon. In […]

Organizing Your Storage for Hurricane Season

With big storms common in much of Florida all summer long, seasonal storage is a good solution for items you normally keep outside in the yard. It is important that you can securely store items against the possibility that a storm could blow these items into your windows, or risk items away into the ocean. What […]

Moving Equipment for an Easier Move

Moving is hard enough when you are relying on yourself and maybe a few helpful family members or friends. The right equipment can make the process easier and less strenuous, and that equipment is readily available for sale or for rent if you know what to look for and where to look for it. Moving […]

Storing Your Art Pieces

Temporary storage of art treasures requires you to take a few precautions in order to keep your paintings and canvases from deteriorating. If you are moving house or need a place to stash personal items for a short amount of time—including art you have collected or created—you can do so with minimal fuss. Remember, however, […]

Prepping Your Outdoor Furniture for the Season

It’s time to pull out of storage all your outdoor furniture and get it ready the fresh days of spring and the long, lazy days of summer. Spend a little time on spring fix-ups and you’ll have less to do a few months from now when fall is turning back into winter and you’re getting […]

Safely Storing Your Family Photographs

Digital photography may be the wave of the future (and the present), but chances are that you still have a collection of paper photos in your home. Family photographs connect you to family and friends in a unique way, preserving memories in color or black and white for generations to come. They are treasures, and […]

Cleaning and Storing Window Blinds

Window blinds and ceiling fans are often two of the dustiest items in your house. Unless you are vigilant about giving them a good dusting every week or so, blinds and fan blades collect a build-up of dust, dirt, and airborne particles that settle down and collect yet more dust and dirt. If you are […]

No Closets? How to Create Storage Space from Thin Air

Small apartments or older homes often come equipped with absolutely no closet space—or the closet space is much too small and inadequate for your needs. While you could buy a treadmill to act as a clothes horse in your room, there are better ways to sneak in storage without feeling like you’re living in a […]

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