Sometimes houses and apartments can be like living in a puzzle, even more so if you live in a small space. Hopefully, putting all the pieces together correctly will give you enough room to live your life in your home.
Shirts and blouses, underwear and socks, pants and shorts, sweaters, scarves, shoes, toiletries and personal items, travel documents, electronics, and more all need to fit in a pack that you carry on your back. It sounds like a lot already without itemizing everything you will want to take. How on earth do you pack everything you need so that it fits in your backpack? What are the necessities and what should you leave in storage? Packing smart for a European adventure takes planning, a bit of confidence, and a bit of creativity.
Hard decisions will need to be made like what to do with that sweater you haven't worn in three years, but fashionistas will be delighted with these space maximizing hacks for clothing collections and accessories. After all you have to make room for next season’s must haves!
Are you moving into the city for a shorter commute? Maybe you're moving in with your new spouse, or perhaps your kids just got their own apartment. Whatever your reason for downsizing, moving into a small living space is a big project. Using self-storage is one way to make the downsizing process easier. Here are some ways it can help.
Many leases come to an end during the summer and especially at the end of the school year. A little planning in the weeks prior to your move-out can help keep you on schedule and ensure you receive as much of your deposit back as possible. This checklist of 6 steps for an apartment move-out is a handy guide to make the transition go smoothly.
With a little sweat equity and a bit of creativity, shipping pallets can be repurposed into just about anything – and usually they are free. Because of this, pallets are among diyers' favorite materials with which to work. The popularity has provided some great ideas to not only do yourself, but also to draw inspiration from for your own creation. They are marvelous for creating solutions for kitchen storage, bathroom storage, garage storage, garden storage, and closet storage and organization. Read on for 8 great storage ideas.
Spring is here, and we all know what that means – spring cleaning is upon us. But this year, we urge you to spice it up by spring cleaning like your favorite TV housekeeper! Which one matches your personality? Read on to find out!
Moving can be just as stressful for pets as it is for people. Unlike their humans, pets do not have the understanding of what the move is for or why. Your furry friend wants to know that he will be moving with his family. The best way to alleviate stress and help soothe your pet during the moving process is to plan ahead. These tips will help ensure the move will be as smooth as possible for your pet.
Closet space and drawer space seem to expand in the spring as warmer weather means far less layers than you have been wearing, especially if you live in a part of the country that actually experiences the full wrath of winter. It's time to change out snow removal tools for gardening tools and snow boards for body boards. Before you do, though, be sure to store your winter gear so it will be in tip-top shape when you need it again.
When making the difficult decision of which city to call home, be sure to choose one that offers the best range of benefits. Incorporating data from low cost of living and high household income to walkability and convenient storage options, these five cities offer the best bang for your buck.