Paper Management

Taming the paper tiger will save you time and money Paper chaos is one of the biggest organizing challenges clients face. It seems to breed while we aren’t looking. It’s hard to keep up with what is coming in and even harder when you get behind. Reduce the amount of paper you receive.   Get removed from junk mail list by going to www.dmachoice.org Choose which catalogs you receive by…

Get Organized in 2020

Happy New Year! The new year gives us the opportunity for a fresh start and this year is monumental because we start a new decade! Each one of us is given “one wild and precious life” and we must choose how we spend our time and energy. During the month of January, we are going to focus on getting our priorities in order so that we can make the most…

Free Yourself from the Burden of a Storage Unit

At least 10% of all Americans rent a storage unit and most never visit the unit to access the things they thought they couldn’t part with. It is very easy to rent a storage unit, thinking it will be a short-term commitment. Before you know it, you have spent thousands of dollars on things you realize you don’t need and surly aren’t worth the money spent to store them. At…

Start Your Day Off Right

The lazy days of summer are behind us! School is starting back! It is time to get back to a routine to make the start to your day a little less stressful. A little advanced preparation can keep you sane during those busy weeks! Weekend Prep After a busy week the last thing you want to do is work all weekend. However, taking a couple of hours to get you…

What is a Senior Move Manager

This month we celebrate the Senior Move Manager. At Practical Solutions, we love our role as Senior Move Managers in helping guide our clients through sorting out a lifetime of possessions and empowering them to make a difficult downsize and move. It is worth all of the hard work when you hear clients say that they couldn’t have made the move without you and that they are so happy in…

Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Garage by Kenny Pedersen at Organized Garage Solutions

After years of using your garage, you have likely accumulated a lot of unnecessary and unneeded items. It is easy for this to happen because like the quote “out of sight, out of mind” we typically forget the things we do not see every day. Going through your garage and organizing it will give you peace of mind and even more space for things like your car! Remove Everything. This is…

10 Organizing Project Under 10 Minutes

The kids are back in school and the holidays will be here before we know it. Let’s head into that busy time of year a little more organized. By just taking 10 minutes each day to organizing one of these spaces in your home, you will feel more in control of your home and ready to tackle whatever comes your way. Pantry – Start by throwing out any food that has…