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Clothes Storage Myth #4: Airtight is always best when storing clothes.

Airtight containers are great for many things, but for storing clothes it may not be the best choice. The excessive dry heat of an attic coupled with airtight conditions can break down fiber in fabrics. Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #2: An attic or basement is the best place to store clothes.

Attics can be extremely hot in the heat of summer, while basements can be very damp- which is best? Neither. A good rule of thumb is if the area is comfortable enough to sleep, it’s acceptable for clothing storage. A … Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #1: If clothes look clean, they are fine to store.

By far the most important step when it comes to storing clothing is to wash or dry clean clothes first. Even clothes that may look clean could have very light stains, perspiration or perfumes that can darken and set with time. Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas – Organizing Style

If you want to tackle organizing your holiday decorations and storage space this year, we’ve got the checklist to help you get it done. Tackle one item a day if you prefer the low stress approach and letting the holiday linger a little longer, or tackle this checklist all in one day to make a clean sweep for the New Year. Continue reading

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Celebrate the Planet for Earth Day…

Celebrate the Planet for Earth Day and start thinking about shopping local. Today you might be taking notice of these signs of spring: songbirds, the first shoots of green in your flower beds, and the opening day of Farmer’s Markets … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Spring

Have you discovered the secret of seasonal storage to help make your spaces feel less cluttered? Changing out and storing away clothing and linens by season can make your living spaces and closets more functional and feel more spacious for your entire household. Continue reading

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