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 […]

6 Tips for a Tidy College Dorm

Starting college this fall? Living in a dorm is the most convenient lifestyle you’ll ever have. You’ll be close to everything you need, from food, to friends, to classes, to study areas, to your part time job, to campus events. Adjusting to dorm life can be a little difficult, though, if you’ve never shared a […]

Does Your Storage Center Stack Up?

  Do you know what kinds of services you can get at a storage center? Does your current storage unit company stack up to the competition? Here are a list of the top 5 five additional services that the best storage companies offer. These services can save you time and money.   Moving Truck Rental […]

Travel Tips for Staying Organized

Do you have a season full of traveling coming up? Many people travel frequently throughout summer or winter. Some travel frequently due to business travel or pleasure. Some lucky people live in resorts or boats for part of the year. However, it’s no surprise that staying organized during periods of frequent travel can be a challenge. Here […]

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 […]

Safely Clean Out Old OTC Medications and Prescription Drugs

Almost everyone has a stash of medications somewhere in his or her house. It’s easy to collect a supply of pain pills, indigestion tablets, allergy pills and more in a drawer or cupboard. What about that prescription your doctor gave you months ago and that still has a few pills left in it? It’s important […]

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, […]

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