Often when we look into closets or dressers, we see items shoved into drawers, mismatched socks tossed together, and clothing strewn about like the place has been ransacked. So, how can we make it better, you ask? We have some tried and true methods that will help you properly fold your clothing and keep the endless laundry piles easier to manage.
Laundry isn’t a chore that most of us look forward to doing. And if you have kids, there’s that much more of it, and it can often overtake their rooms. Wouldn’t it be fabulous to teach your children how to do their own laundry long before they get to college? It makes life around the house easier to manage, and helps kids become more responsible. Here are some steps to get them to learn and engage in the process.
Another year has gone by, we have had some of the most challenging projects yet and also some of the most satisfying to complete. We want to share some of our favorite 2017 projects with you. The last 12 months have been filled with noteworthy projects, but a few are particularly memorable. Read on to learn more about our favorite memories and some ways in which we helped our clients reach their most organized year yet.
Apartment living has lots of perks. You aren’t committed to a 30 year mortgage. If you don’t like where you are, wait out the lease, or break it if you need to. Leaky faucet? Call the landlord. Pipes burst? It’s not coming out of your pocket! But there are definite drawbacks. Old and outdated kitchens and bathrooms are common. Most landlords don’ t want you to paint, and most don’t even want to refresh those beige or white walls between tenants. Gross. Holes in the wall are usually a no-no. So how do you add your personal style and guarantee that security deposit back? You’re in luck! Damage-free decorating is my middle name. Read on for some great resources.
Here at TLD Headquarters, it’s “move season”! So often, people struggle to get rid of last minute bits and bobs when they’re moving and end up throwing them into boxes labeled “junk” and bringing it all with them to their new place. PLEASE DON’T! Now is the time to purge and get rid of those unwanted items once and for all. Besides, what’s the good in paying to move it with you when it’s just going to clutter up your space anyways? For those of you in need of assistance, here are a bunch of places you may have never thought to donate your random unwanted things.
Happy Earth Day! While it’s important to always be kind to our Mother Earth, today is a special day to reflect on ways that we can change our cleaning habits to make an even bigger impact on our planet. Something that I am always conscious of when taking care of my living space is the cleaning products I’m using. Some of them have harsh chemicals that can be toxic to our environment, others have packaging that cannot be easily recycled. We have compiled a list of our favorite brands. Check them out below!
I am an avid DIY’er. I’m not always good at it but I try, and I love it when a project comes out the way I envision. When I start any project I make sure I have all the tools I need on hand so I’m not scrambling later on. There’s nothing worse than trying to hold a picture on a wall in the exact place you want it and then realize your pencil is in the other room. There are so many tools and products that you may need for any given project, but there are several that are my go-to’s for every project and I wanted to share them with you.
When we say we’re Professional Organizers, generally we get the “Oh, you do closets!?” response. Yes, we do closets. Lots of them in fact. But we do so much more than closets and many times the projects we are hired for end up transforming into so much more than our clients originally contacted us for, simply because they didn’t know just how much we are actually capable of as Professional Organizers. Here are our favorite “Yes, we do that too!” projects of 2016.
You’ve started to get your house in order, so why not make it smell great too!? Wouldn’t it be great if it smelled like a heavenly spa or like fall all year round? Today we’re going to discuss the hubbub about essential oils and how they’re different than using an air freshener or scented candle to freshen up your home and your health.
If you haven’t heard already, let us be the first to tell you a big secret…being organized helps you save money. No, we’re not just saying that because we’re organizers, it’s true! Think of these three big things we would all like more of: time, money and fun. Below you’ll find some of our tips on how organizing in these areas can lead to serious savings.