How to Organize Your Bathroom & Linen Closet

Some of us are fortunate enough to have a bathroom linen closet in addition to our medicine cabinet and under sink storage.  However, this can also present its own unique challenges – and more space, generally means more places to stuff things. No more “stuffing” things in closets and corners!

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Fall Into Organization!

The pools are closed and the backyard grills have been turned off. The smell of pumpkin spice is in the air and your home suddenly has leaves whisking in through the front door. It’s time for your home to begin its transition into autumn. Not sure where to start? Don’t stress, Organization Made Simple, Inc. is here to provide helpful ideas to begin your journey into Fall.

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How Long Should You Keep Documents?

We all have different types of documents that are important. They take up space and can be a pain to organize. Now that technology has advanced with electronic pay, it can be even more confusing knowing what to keep and what to discard. Many people wonder how long they should keep certain documents. Use this as a guide to keeping and discarding documents that you may not know what to do with or how long to keep.

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Proper Disposal Guidelines for Household Items

Have you ever had an item you were getting rid of in your house that you knew might be hazardous or need to be recycled in a particular way, but just weren’t sure how to do it? Rest easy – we have you covered!

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Spring Into Organization!

The snow has melted and its time to get your house back in shape and ready for BBQ season. Not sure where to start? Spring into action with these helpful organizing tips from Organization Made Simple, Inc.

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Basement Organizing

With warm weather and tax season fast approaching its time to organize your basement. Organizing out of the way areas such as basement storage rooms help prepare for organization in other areas of the home. With tax season fast approaching, having an organized storage area will allow you to create useful and easily accessible storage solutions for your files that you don’t need to store in your office.  Additionally, it will allow you to review what you do have and get rid of any unnecessary clutter.

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15-Minute Organizing Solutions to Start 2015 Off Right

The holidays are over and its time to get back to the daily grind. Start 2015 off organized with these 15-minute simple organization techniques that will save you time:

  1. Spend 15 minutes a day organizing something that drives you crazy
  2. Create a mail station – set up mailboxes on a desk, wall or bulletin board. Or, if you have space, make a separate bin for each member of your family.
  3. Stay on a schedule – get a calendar to write important events and deadlines on. Choose a different color to write in for each member of your family.
  4. Get Rid of Junk – spend 15 minutes a day removing junk from your house – your mind and house will instantly start to feel more organized.
  5. Spend 15 minutes grouping office supplies, household supplies, tools, etc. together and label them. This will make finding something SO much easier.

Start the rest of the year off right by adding 15 minutes of organizing to your life each day. Pick just one of the tasks from above and go from there. You can split it into three 5-minute sessions or go for all 15 minutes at once. Just do it!

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Dining Organization

The holidays are just around the corner and its time to start thinking about your family gatherings around the dining table. Get set for success by organizing your dining table, linens, dishes and glassware ahead of time.

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Halloween Organizing

Fall is here and Halloween is right around the corner! This year, set yourself up for Halloween storage success right from the start.

Decorating: Go ahead and get all your decorations out from previous years. Make three piles: everything you plan on using to decorate this year, halloween costumes that are still in circulation, and in the third pile put everything that you do not plan on using for decoration and old halloween costumes. Put everything in the third pile in a bag and donate it.

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