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Saving Space on Bicycle Day

April 15, 2014
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Ready to ride like the wind now that spring is here? We are too! Plus, today is Bicycle Day. The only hold-up about owning a bike is finding the right place to keep it. If you live in smallish apartment and don't have the option of outdoor storage,keeping your bike around can get problematic. However, with some innovative use of space and unique storage ideas – you can solve the "big bike, no space" dilemma. In honor of Bicycle Day, here are six smart ways to store your bike indoors with a limited amount of space. With these smart storage ideas, your bike will be out of your way, but accessible at all times.

Unscrambling Scrabble Décor for Your Home

April 13, 2014
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April 13th is Scrabble Day, a celebration of that decades-old old board game you probably came across while cleaning out a closet or game cabinet in your home. If it’s been awhile since you dusted off your Scrabble tiles, don't toss out this classic game! There are plenty of fun ways to upcycle those universally letter pieces. Here are 8 ways to turn Scrabble pieces into fun home décor.

Organized In 10 Minutes or Less

April 11, 2014
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Now that spring has sprung, finding the time to get organized probably seems impossible. But getting organized doesn't mean you have to sacrifice a whole day of sunshine to do it. Even just ten minutes can help you complete some of your Spring Cleaning goals quickly so you can get back outside. With a couple of clever tips and tricks, you can get your home looking more organized very quickly.

EZ Tips For Storing Tax Documents

April 7, 2014
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Tax season can be, well, taxing. It's no surprise considering that the current U.S. tax code is 73,954 pages long! Imagine trying to organize and store all those pages in your CubeSmart cube! While you will only have worry about storing a fraction of paperwork by comparison, it's important that you understand the ins and outs of storing all of your financial papers to prevent a bigger tax-related headache later on. To help give you some peace of mind as the 2013 tax season closes, we've detailed tips to help you store your taxes for years to come.

#WinterIsntComing: Decluttering Your Home Now That Spring is Here

April 4, 2014
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Now that spring is finally here, it's time to think about ditching your wintry blues, grays, and whites for sandals and shorts. We're just as excited about the warm temperatures to come as we are about organizing all our winter gear and storing it away for a few months. Since cold weather gear tends to take up lots of room, packing away those heavy coats, scarves and gloves will help your home feel less cluttered. With the excitement that winter isn’t coming, we’ve compiled a list of things you can finally pack away until winter returns.

Bats, Baseballs, and Cards: How Many Can You Store in Your Cube?

April 1, 2014
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Batter up! Baseball season is here. With the onset on America's favorite pastime, we at CubeSmart have baseballs, bats, and gloves on our brains. According to recent statistics, professional baseball teams can go through as many as 900,000 baseballs each season. Given the size of a standard 10' x 10' CubeSmart cube, you'd need 9 cubes to store them all! While you may not need that many cubes, in honor of the start of baseball season, we've calculated how much space you'd need to store all of your baseball-related gear.

Get More For Less In Your College Dorm

March 27, 2014
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As a college student, you’re probably strapped for cash and living in a dorm room that’s roughly the size of your average shoebox. But that doesn’t mean your dorm room absolutely has to look like your budget is a shoestring from said box. With a little creativity and some savvy DIY know-how, you can awe your roommate (and the entire hall for that matter) by getting more for less in your college dorm.

Bloom Your Room: Spring Essentials for Every Room

March 20, 2014
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Spring is finally here and it's time to ditch your winter blues for some bright and colourful hues while giving your home a fresh, new look. By adding a few simple accessories and upcycling pieces to create new things, you can achieve the right touch of spring in your home. To help get you started, we've compiled tips and ways to help brighten every room in your house. In the comments below, let us know which one is your favorite.

Vertical Horizons: Taking a Top Down Approach to Storing Your Stuff

March 19, 2014
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Think vertically if you're looking to sneak some extra storage space into your home or apartment. Using your walls and space vertically is a fast way to multiply and maximize space in every room and can make a small home seem larger. To help you get started, we’ve compiled six tips to help you get started.

Smart Storage Hacks for a Shoeaholic

March 13, 2014
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Let's not toe the issue, Shoeaholics. We may not be able to heel your craving for heels, but we can help you get a step up on that never-ending footwear collection before it consumes your entire closet. Once you get organized with these sole-soothing shoe storage hacks, you may be happy enough to put on your dancing shoes. Or go out and buy another pair of them.

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