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A Smart Guide to a Better Functioning Mudroom


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Autumn is here, and winter's shorter days and even chillier weather are on the way. Are you ready to spend more time indoors? Is your home ready? One way you can make your home more inviting than ever is by updating the first place people step into when they walk in – the mudroom. To help get you started, we've compiled five smart organization tips that will transform your mudroom from a disaster area for shoes, hats, scarves and coats into a smart and inviting entryway into your cozy home.

4 Space Saving Ideas for Smart Pet Owners


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Owning a dog or a cat means you'll need to find somewhere to keep necessities like food, a cage, a bed, leashes/collars, toys, grooming accessories and a litter box. Own more than one pet and their stuff can end up taking over your home! To help keep your pet stuff in check and organized, we're sharing a few creative storage solutions for pet stuff from around the web.

8 Mind-Blowing Tree Houses


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Something about a tree house inspires the imagination. Building one can be a fun job for any adult and a great family bonding project. For children, a tree house can serve as a story-telling hideaway, exclusive club house, a fort, and a play destination. It could even serve as a great storage spot for toys! If you're thinking about building a tree house for your kids, get inspired by these amazingly unique and imaginative tree dwellings from around the world.

National Kitchen & Bath Month: 5 Tips for Smarter Bathroom Storage


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Not only is October National Kitchen & Bath Month, it's also a great time to spruce up the house and remodel. With the kids back in school and a couple of months before the holidays hit, there's some free time to think about areas of your home, like the bathroom, that could use an update. If you're remodelling a bathroom that's on the smaller side, you'll need to get creative with storage solutions. Here are 5 different ways to create more storage space in a small bathroom

7 of the World's Weird and Wonderful Homes


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A home shaped like a UFO. A home in between 2 boulders. A home that resembles a mushroom. These are just some of the world's strangest "homes" from around the world that people live in. Which one do you think would be the most fun to live in? Which one would you like to live in least? Tell us in the comments.

Washing & Storing Sports Gear: A Guide for Parents of Athletes


By now, football and soccer season is in full swing, and thanks to the growing young athlete(s) in your house, that pile of muddy, grass-stained gear is back again. Woohoo! Before you take on the sweaty heap accumulating in your mudroom, yard and/or porch, read this guide to make sure you're caring for athletic gear the right way. With proper care, protective pads and uniforms belonging to your budding Mia Hamm or Eli Manning can last for years to come.

Baby Proof Storage


When you're expecting a new addition to the family, you can expect that your new little one is likely to uncover a hidden hazard or two in your home during their first few years of life. You might be surprised to know the potential dangers lurking in your cabinets, low-to-the ground storage spaces, and nooks and crannies of your house that little hands can discover. Since September is National Baby Safety Month, we've gathered together some expert advice on safe storage and baby proofing the home.

Throwback Thursday: Six Things from the 60s to Put in Storage


Are you feeling a little groovy today? We are. So far we've celebrated the 90s, 80s, and 70s, but this Throwback Thursday we're channelling the most far out decade of them all: the Swinging 60s. To honor this era, we've put a together of some of the most iconic items from the decade of cultural movements, coups, protests, and revolutions. Keep these things in your storage unit and you'll have Flower Power for decades to come

9 Things You Could Do if You Cleaned Out Your Garage


As summer winds down, it's time to bring patio furniture, lawn decorations, pool accessories, jet skis and boats indoors. Only one problem – you've been meaning to clean out your garage for years and now there's no room for your summer stuff. No problem – you can always bring your things to the nearest CubeSmart, but don't wait another year to clean your garage out. It's only going to get worse!To prevent yet another year of procrastination, we've put together a list to show you what you're missing out on, and the possibilities are seemingly endless. By cleaning out your garage, you could:

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