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Simple Solutions: Always Have A Floorplan

Simple Solutions: Always Have A Floorplan

Make sure you have a floorplan for your new residence and put it to scale if you can.  Measure your furniture and then plan where each piece of furniture is going to be placed.  It is so easy, the only tools you need are: 1/4 inch scale graph paper   Tape measure   Scratch paper […]

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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

When you mention the concept of fall prevention, it seems like a no-brainer.  No one want to fall in their home, but according to The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, in the United States, one in  three  people over the age of 65 falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor […]

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How To Draw A Floorplan By Hand

How To Draw A Floorplan By Hand

There are so many times when you are getting ready to move, buy new furniture, or even rearrange what you aleady have, that a floorplan comes in very handy.  Who wants to push around furniture all day, when you can spend about 30 minutes doing a hand-drawn floor plan and move little tiny pieces of […]

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College Moving: Making the Most of Dorm Spaces

College Moving: Making the Most of Dorm Spaces

You have everything moved into your dorm room (because you read our amazing post about easy college move-ins here). Now how do you make it all fit in the room? Most rooms come with very basic furniture – a desk, chest of drawers, loftable (can be raised) bed and desk chair.  If you are REALLY […]

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Who Is A Mover Manager?

Who Is A Mover Manager?

Last week, we joined with companies from all over the country to celebrate National Senior Move Managers Week 2013.  So many people have never heard of move management; when we talk with first time clients, many say “I wish I would have know this service existed years ago.” A large majority of move managers work […]

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Saving Money On Moving Day: Even More Ways

Saving Money On Moving Day: Even More Ways

A few weeks ago, we gave you some easy ideas on how to save money when you are moving, either yourself or by hiring someone to help you, in our post Saving Money One Box at a Time.  Well, today we are here to give you even more ways to save, because we figure that […]

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The Great Office Project: Last Piece of the Puzzle

The Great Office Project: Last Piece of the Puzzle

The time has finally come for us to show you how the office fared in our big remodeling project.  The actual remodel timeline was 4 days (we had some very hardworking and dedicated staff who graciously offered to work some long days to get this done).  This is how we fit the project into our […]

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The Great Office Project: It’s All In The Details

The Great Office Project: It’s All In The Details

We were so excited to finally have the office painted and the new furniture picked out and purchased (you can see how we got everything ready in The Great Office Project – A “Spacelift”).  Probably our favorite buy from the IKEA shopping spree was the Expedit Shelving Unit because it provides SO much storage. We used […]

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The Great Office Project: Making a Floorplan

The Great Office Project: Making a Floorplan

Before starting any organizing project, a little planning goes a long way.  Some general ideas to consider are: What areas do I want to work on? How much time have I allotted for this project? How much money have I allotted for this project? What am I hoping to achieve with this space?   Our […]

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The Great Office Project: Office Reorganization

The Great Office Project: Office Reorganization

The Great Office Project wasn’t planned…or maybe it was and I just didn’t realize it at the time.  When I present a program on organizing and de-cluttering I always say, “clutter is like noise,” and you will constantly hear it until you decide to deal with it-so it was with our office. For me, Saturdays in […]

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