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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5 Crucial Tips for Moving During the Busy Holiday Season

Moving during the busy holidays can be very stressful, but it also sets you up for a fresh start at the beginning of the new year. The key to successfully moving in the winter months is to plan ahead and prepare for the unexpected. Follow these 5 tips for a much smoother experience so you can still enjoy the holiday season, even while getting ready for a major move. Whether relocating across the country or next door, moving during the holidays is no easy task. Besides all of the seasonal distractions, you’ll now have to deal with planning a relocation as well.

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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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8 Tips For Managing Paper Clutter

Paperwork can be a nightmare! Monthly bills and account statements, junk mail, insurance, warranties, receipts, your kids’ school papers, and so much more! It is very easy to become overwhelmed by all your papers and end up stuffing them in a drawer or letting them overwhelm counter space, thinking you will deal with them later. Unfortunately, we often don’t deal with it later as we intend to and we end up having an overwhelming pile of documents to sort through. Luckily, there are some easy tricks so that you can avoid having an overwhelming pile of papers laying around. Check out the following tips to help keep your papers organized! 

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Getting Your Home Ready For Fall

It would be wonderful if getting your home ready for fall were as simple as raking some leaves and hanging a wreath. Unfortunately, as a homeowner, getting your home ready for fall does require some other preparations should be done to prepare for a new season. Follow along in this month’s blog for quick tips on other things you should address inside and outside of the house before the snow flies.

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40 Things That Can Go Now For a More Organized Life

Decluttering can seem like a daunting task to complete. You may know that you need to declutter and get rid of excess stuff, but figuring out where to start can be challenging. Hopefully, you can use this list to help you start working on creating a more organized home with less clutter!

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Secrets to Getting Your Child to Clean

Secrets to Getting Your Child to Clean

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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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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8 Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Holiday Season

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The holidays might have you happily buried in gifts and decorations, but it might also leave you with a mess. As the end of the year falls upon you, here’s how you can prepare your home for the last couple of months. 

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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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10 Things That Are Making Your House Look Cheap

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Home design is a ticklish task when you’re on a budget. While you’re eager to make your house look and feel like you, sometimes it’s just not possible due to finances. 

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10 Easy Ways to Organize your Office when Working From Home

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For many of us, the lines between work and home have been blurred due to COVID-19. It’s not just about balance anymore. Those of us new to remote work now have to adjust to a completely different lifestyle. 

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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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Top 20 Bathroom Organization Tips to Accelerate Your Get-Ready Routine

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Large or small, your bathroom is the place to be at least three times a day (most likely, more). So the more organized it is, the better for you to get in and out as quickly as possible — if you’re not lounging in the bath, that is.

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5 Secrets to Packing your Christmas Décor, Properly

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The holidays come and go so quickly every year. Sure, it’s not even Christmas yet but before you know it, it will be time to start packing your décor up once again. To help make the clean up a breeze, we gathered our 5 favourite tips to packing your décor away the right way.

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Ten Tips for Downsizing Your Space

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Time to downsize to a smaller home? Maybe you are ready to retire and take advantage of less square footage and maintenance. These ten tips will make downsizing simple for you, or your loved ones.

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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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Storage Solutions for Businesses Large and Small

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When you own or run a business there is a long list of items you may need to put in storage at one time or another. Crate It Storage delivers simple solutions for busy business owners just like you! Here are some of the items we can house at our secure facility.

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