How To Organize a Shared Bedroom

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Organizing a shared bedroom is a common frustration for families everywhere. It can be challenging to find furniture that fits properly with everything else you need to have in the room. Here are our top five tips for organizing a shared bedroom to make the most of the space.

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How To: Get Organized For Fall Now

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Fall means back to school for the kids, back to the regular activities for everyone, and back to the busy-ness of life. When thinking of the fall, do you experience anxiety? Are you wondering how you’re going to get everything done or manage your busy schedule? If you want to be organized and start the fall off on the right foot, here are some organization tips to help. 

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Get and Stay Organized This Summer With These Tips

Summer is the easiest time of the year to become disorganized. We are all busy enjoying the sunshine, outdoors and time with our families as we should be. When we are busy enjoying life, it’s easy to be distracted from our office lives. Here are nine tips to help you stay organized in the office even in the midst of the summer fun. 

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Should post secondary students use storage in the summer months?

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College and university are almost wrapped up if not already for most post-secondary students. If you are a post-secondary student or have a child or children who are, you may be wondering what you’re going to do with all their stuff. The next couple of months don’t need to be cramped or overcrowded. Read on to find out more about how storage can work for you and your family.

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The Most Common Time Wasting Activities In Your Day

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It’s no secret that we all waste time in a day, but how much time we waste may be a real shock if you were to sit down and calculate it out. Have you taken an inventory of the things you do in a day that waste the most time? We decided to compile a list of some of the most common time wasters people struggle with daily.

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5 Tricks to Motivate Yourself to Get Organized

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Getting organized tops many peoples list of New Year’s resolutions. Here we are in February, and many people may be procrastinating getting started on this task. The truth is getting organized can truly be a bit of a mind over matter situation and not quite as big of a task as it initially seems.

Here are five tips to help you get motivated to get organized.

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How To Get Organized the Marie Kondo Way

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If you’re on any social network, watch tv or listen to the news you’ve probably heard about Marie Kondo’s new Netflix series about decluttering. If you’re like some you might be throwing out, and giving away half of your household, or you’re like the other half who are sitting there completely overwhelmed at where to start. Here are a few of the key points to this revolutionary decluttering process.

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Start The New Year Off Right…Organized!

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We’re into the full swing of 2019 now. Are you feeling organized at work or are you overwhelmed? A new year has one effect or the other and we would love to hear where you’re at! If you’re feeling organized and ready to take on the new year, we are super excited for you! If you’re feeling overwhelmed, we’ve got your back!

Here are three things you can do to ensure 2019 is your most organized year in the office.

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How to Be Organized This Holiday Season

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While the holidays are full of joy, festivities, family, and friends, they can also be full of stress. Stress at the holidays can come in many forms and there are a few organizational things you can do to ensure that you’re fully enjoying the holiday season.

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Enjoy Christmas…Clutter Free

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Christmas is just around the corner! Can you believe it? For some, the holidays bring twinkling lights, warmth, and cheer and for others they bring clutter. Living in a clutter-free environment doesn’t have to go out the window just because it’s the holidays. Here are our top 5 tips to keep the clutter at bay this holiday season.

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5 Ideas for a Clutter Free Space

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Ready to take the plunge to a clutter-free lifestyle? It’s not as hard as you might think! With the right tools, and attitude adopting this popular new life can be incredibly rewarding and relaxing too. To turn your home into a clutter-free space you may be wondering where to start. These ten straightforward and simple tips will help you take a step in the right direction to leave the clutter behind for good.

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Moving Expectations vs. Realities

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The big day is here and it’s a big one. You’ve spent a ton of time, whether that’s days or months, listing your house, taking off during showings, or hunting the real estate listings for the perfect home. You might think you’re 100% prepared, however, expectations can be much different than reality.

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A Seniors Guide to Effective Downsizing

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Downsizing is a daunting task at any time in your life, however, the older you get and more items you collect the bigger this task becomes. At Crate It Storage we provide downsizing and storage services to many seniors in the Calgary area and wanted to put together a list of tips for downsizing specific to seniors.

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Benefits of Downsizing Your Home

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As we spend years in the same place we all tend to gather more stuff.  While some people are more sentimental than others, some like to collect and some end up with more duplicate items than others,  we can all benefit from downsizing our homes at certain times of our lives. When you reach a point in your life when you are ready to say goodbye to cleaning gutters, mowing the lawn, shoveling endless amount of snow or spending hours cleaning downsizing just makes sense.

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What does your clutter say about you?

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On the outside, clutter looks like piles of paperwork or clothing, double utensils, and more. Most of us look at clutter for its physical properties but not so much it’s mental ones. Have you ever given any thought to what your clutter means or what it says about you? Take a look at these points to take a closer look at what your clutter says about you.

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Three Common Reasons for Clutter in the Workplace

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When you look at your workspace what do you see? Are there papers piled up waiting to be filed or sticky notes all over your monitor? Maybe there is a coffee cup that needs to be washed or an overflowing garbage? After you look around, think about how you feel when you have to take a phone call that requires your full attention or complete a stressful project on a tight timeline. Would you be able to focus on your environment or not?

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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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Simple Tips to Clear Office Clutter

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Having your own office space sounds and is great, however, keeping it organized is not. It can be really easy for office clutter to get out of hand and create an unproductive workspace. These ten tips are simple ways to keep your office neat and tidy.

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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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The Cost of a Cluttered Office

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Maximizing productivity is a common topic among business professionals from every industry. There is a definite link between company profits and success and owner/employee productivity that needs to be considered. Did you know that working in the most productive manner can be as simple as maintaining a clean and tidy desk space?

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The Affect of Clutter on Your Brain

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Clutter can have a major impact on your brain in ways that many of us don’t even realize. No one is immune to the stress brought on by living in a cluttered space, but it’s never too late to take back control! These three benefits are some awesome motivation to clear the clutter for a better life.

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