Memories Light The Corners of My Home

Organization can be one of the most overwhelming tasks you may have in your life.  We collect trinkets and memories in all shapes and sizes. Pictures, gifts, clothes, toys and anything else that is “special”.  So what do we do with all of these memories, we set them on the shelf, store them in a box, or watch them get shoved into a drawer.  All of these memories are special and we keep them because they honour a special moment in our lives, but how can we keep them without all of the clutter?

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5 Secrets of Those with Always Clean Homes

We all know that one person. You know the one that’s home looks like it’s in a magazine all the time. Many assume that this person spends hours upon hours cleaning to maintain this appearance and we are here to share a few secrets with you to help you become that person in your group. 

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Take The Stress Out of Your Move With Our Moving Checklist

Packing up and moving your entire life can be a big job, but there are many ways to make it easier on you and your family. This moving checklist will help keep things straight and simple when you’re getting ready to pack up the moving truck

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Secrets to Getting Your Child to Clean

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A child’s brain subconsciously loves structure, routine, and stability. So the best way to get your child to help with cleaning is to be consistent, make it a part of your routine, and have fun with it! Follow along to learn some easy secrets to getting your child to clean and have fun all at the same time. 

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How To: Spring Cleaning Tasks in 30 Minutes or Less

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Spring is when all things become fresh again — including your home! But the thought of a big cleanup can be intimidating, especially if you’ve got a larger home. 

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12 Ways to Make Your Large House Feel Cozy

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Is there a way to make a big home into a cozy one? 

According to one statistic, Canadians fall third behind the US and Australia as holding the highest average size of residential homes throughout the world. With that in mind, its citizens are the least desirous of larger homes. 

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7 New Year’s Resolutions to Keep Your Home Clean

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Most New Year’s resolutions are to do with our body (health), or our finances (job or business). But what about our home, where most of us have been spending more time every day due to the pandemic?

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How to Keep Clutter at Bay This Christmas

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Christmas is the season of gifts galore, which means your home could easily turn into a cave of clutter instead of an unburdened, snowy abode. 

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Must-Have Items for Your Fall Cleaning Checklist

As we enter the fall season, it would be wise to do a deep clean of your home ahead of winter. You should also prepare your house for the impending holiday season. 

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14 Innovative Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

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A smaller space often means a smaller carbon footprint, but there are challenges to this unique lifestyle. You might also find yourself renting or living in a home where some of the rooms were space-deprived. 

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9 Decluttering Projects to Tackle Before Summer Ends

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Summer’s end is the perfect time to do a decluttering run before the last two seasons of the year creep in. By now, the year’s accumulation probably has you waist-deep in unused items to get rid of.

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How to Stay Motivated While Working From Home

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Working from home might have been exciting at first, but like everything else, the novelty of the experience can soon wear off. None of us expected to be in the situation we’re in today. 

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14 Ways to Liven up Your Home While under Quarantine

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Are you fed up with seeing the same decor every single day while stuck at home during the quarantine? While the ability to earn during the pandemic takes priority, it’s just as important to keep your mental health intact. 

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How to Declutter Your Home while You Self-Quarantine during Coronavirus

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As you self-isolate during the coronavirus pandemic, a Netflix binge can only go on for so long until your brains turn to mush and you need something else to occupy it. 

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How to Declutter a room in 30 minutes or Less

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It’s hard not to feel overwhelmed every time you step into that one room that’s filled with clutter. You know you should clean it out. But just the thought of the task sounds like an hours-long project.

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How To Organize a Shared Bedroom

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Organizing a shared bedroom is a common frustration for families everywhere. It can be challenging to find furniture that fits properly with everything else you need to have in the room. Here are our top five tips for organizing a shared bedroom to make the most of the space.

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Top 5 Fall Moving Tips

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In the last couple of weeks in Calgary, there has been a crispness in the air that we haven’t felt in a couple of months. Unfortunately, it seems our already short summer is coming to an end and fall is in the air. Many people look forward to the fall for the cooler weather, routine of back to school and break from the heat. As we have discussed in the past, summer is the busiest time of the year to move, however, when the fall weather is mild it is popular as well. These five tips are our favorite to make your fall move just a bit easier!

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How can your small business benefit from storage?

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Storage solutions are becoming increasingly popular for small businesses to meet their needs. There are many reasons that storage is a valuable asset to any business and it presents a unique opportunity for businesses to save money and efficiently run their operations.

Here are five ways small businesses can benefit from using a storage solution.

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What does your clutter say about you?

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On the outside, clutter looks like piles of paperwork or clothing, double utensils, and more. Most of us look at clutter for its physical properties but not so much it’s mental ones. Have you ever given any thought to what your clutter means or what it says about you? Take a look at these points to take a closer look at what your clutter says about you.

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How to Get Rid of The Holiday Clutter

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In just a few short weeks it will be time to say goodbye to Christmas trees, stockings and the gifts under the tree. Here are ten tips to staying on top of the holiday clutter, in advance!

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Storage Units Can Help You During the Holidays-Here’s How!

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We’re just about to get into the swing of holidays and shortly you’ll see amazing design and décor ideas to spruce up your home for the holiday season. Do you have a plan in place for when you begin unpacking your holiday décor? Did you know storage solutions can help you in 5 exceptional ways?

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The Cost of a Cluttered Office

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Maximizing productivity is a common topic among business professionals from every industry. There is a definite link between company profits and success and owner/employee productivity that needs to be considered. Did you know that working in the most productive manner can be as simple as maintaining a clean and tidy desk space?

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Understanding These Common Myths About Storage

There are a ton of myths floating around about storage and it’s time to set the record straight here at Crate It Storage.

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The Affect of Clutter on Your Brain

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Clutter can have a major impact on your brain in ways that many of us don’t even realize. No one is immune to the stress brought on by living in a cluttered space, but it’s never too late to take back control! These three benefits are some awesome motivation to clear the clutter for a better life.

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