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How To Downsize The Family Home

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Accept That To Downsize Is Emotional.  The first step, and often a big hurdle, to downsize the family home is realizing and accepting that this process is emotional. Memories, guilt, embarrassment, and fear can cause you to consider and reconsider your decision. Accepting that these emotional concerns are valid and also can be worked through…

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Declutter Your Home With Our 5-Step Process

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Focus On Your End Goal: Open Space.  Whether you are ready for a fresh look in your home, organizing for a move, or helping someone transition to a smaller space, doing the work to declutter can be both cathartic and overwhelming. By starting with a clear idea of why you want (or need) to declutter,…

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A Step by Step Guide to Lath and Plaster Removal

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Our DIY guide to lath and plaster removal makes this intimidating task possible for anybody! Lath and plaster removal can be a do-it-yourself project! Lath and plaster are prone to sagging, cracking and even partially falling down. Do not be intimidated by advice that suggests removing period lath and plaster is too hard to do…

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Decluttering Your Home Before Baby Arrives

A guide to decluttering & getting your home in shape before your due date! Whether “nesting” has set in or not, you probably have a few things you want to accomplish before the birth of your newborn. Decluttering is a smart place to start. While adding in baby’s new items, you may find you have…

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Benefits of Single Stream Recycling

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Single-Stream Recycling Is A Glorious Thing! Single stream recycling helps keep landfills from overflowing by making recycling easy and convenient. Imagine a world where you can take all your recyclables such as paper, glass, metals, and plastics and toss them into a single bin rather than taking the time and space to sort them. Lucky for…

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4 Ways to Organizing Your Workspace


4 Ways to Organizing Your Workspace Simplify your work by minimizing your space. Organizing your workspace is easy for some and harder for others. A clean and tidy office space comes more naturally to some than others. Messy workspaces can be distracting, and to simplify requires decluttering. Sticky notes, papers piled high, business cards and…

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4 Tips for Decluttering Your Bedroom

Transform your resting space from chaotic to calm with decluttering! Decluttering helps you unwind after a long day. Your bedroom should be a relaxing place to retreat when you need a little time to rest, yet it often turns into a space we pay little attention to. Many people have a tendency to focus on…

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