Category Archives: Garage Storage

Planning and Organizing the Ultimate Garage Space

If you’ve always dreamed of having the ultimate garage to store everything from tools and sports equipment to seasonal items and gardening accessories and still have room for your car, then check out Garage Gladiator. This complete garage organization system has been designed for “the unique environment and demands of the garage.” Garage Gladiator lets you customize your garage with a variety […]

A better way to label those bins

Using plastic bins, baskets or boxes is a great way to corral loose items or store seasonal decor.  Anything that needs to be put away in a closet, under the bed or in the garage should be kept in a sturdy and well-labeled container so you don’t end up going through boxes and boxes when searching for something specific.  These […]

Interesting new book about hoarding

This is an insightful new book written by two college professors who have studied hoarding for 20 years. They share stories about real people and try to explain the reasons behind this behavior. You can read an excerpt from the book here.

Organizing Tips for Holiday Decorations

It’s almost Halloween which means Thanksgiving and all the other holidays this winter are closely following! Here are a few tips to keep your decorations organized as you begin adding holiday touches in the next couple of months. Color-code – It’s easy to identify which decorations are where if you have everything for one holiday or season […]

New product alert: Ball Claw

This is an interesting new product that really caught my eye.  I haven’t “officially” tried it out yet, but it’s a way to store and organize athletic equipment that really uses my favorite accessory – the walls!  The ball claw is perfect for the garage, mud room, basement, a pre-school or even your child’s bedroom.  And […]

From Trash to Treasure: Planning a Garage Sale

So, now that you’ve organized your garage, what do you do with all the odds and ends that were uncovered? Hold a garage sale! Go through the entire house and add to the miscellaneous inventory of things you found in the garage and have a proper de-cluttering day. And make a few extra dollars, too. Here are […]

Organizing Tips for the Garage

Instead of just a secure spot for your car, the garage often becomes a catch-all for lawn tools, sporting equipment and miscellaneous household items. It’s easy to shut the door and forget about these things once you’re inside the house, especially because these items are usually not used in your daily activities. However, the garage is roomier than […]

New product alert: Ziploc Flexible Totes

I’m back from the Annual NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) conference which was held in Orlando last week. As promised, I scoped out all the new products that will hit the market soon. A great benefit to my job is that I get to test and sample these items before you go out and buy them! The first one I want to tell you […]

Save Money: Borrow Instead of Buy

I recently came across an interesting online service.  Have you ever been in need of a tool or craft item that you only need for just a short time to help you finish off that one specific project and you really don’t want to spend the money buying one?  Are you filling up your storage […]