Home Organization

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How to Store Jewelry: 3 Key Considerations

Storing jewelry properly extends its lifespan and reduces the risk of damage and loss (just like when you store photographs). When you’re thinking about how to store jewelry effectively, consider these three things:

What type of jewelry are you storing?
How long are you storing the jewelry?
What environment …

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How to Organize Your Closet — A Complete Guide

When you’re in the middle of an organizing or decluttering spree, it’s easy to stuff things in your closets and hope for the best. Eventually, however, the time comes to organize your closet: to clean out the items you no longer need and get the possessions left in that …

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How to Insulate an Attic: The Ultimate Guide

As much as 25% of your home’s heat could be escaping through your poorly insulated attic. Just as importantly, an improperly insulated attic can lead to ice dams, which eventually cause expensive leaks and dangerous structural damage to your home.

Calling in a professional to insulate your attic could quickly …

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Ultimate Guide for How Long to Keep Documents

Are you not sure about how long to keep documents? Digital storage makes it possible to hold on to many types of documents indefinitely. But it’s still important to keep paper copies of several different types of personal documents, which means that they take up vital storage space in …

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How to Store Photographs

Photographs can be some of the most precious possessions in a home. But when they aren’t on display, what are the best ways to store photos? Photos require proper handling if you want them to maintain their quality. In this guide about how to store photographs, we’ll go over …

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How to Renovate Your Basement: The Ultimate Guide

Deciding to renovate your basement is a great way to add value and usable space to your home. An unfinished basement may allow you to store unwanted items. But that space isn’t as functional as a finished basement. This guide on how to renovate your basement will help you …

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How to Pack Shoes for Moving

Moving is a chaotic time full of mounting responsibilities and endless ‘to-do’s while trying to find the best and safest way to store all of your beloved possessions. You have thought about how you will move your large electronics, your fragile dishes and china, and your appliances. But what about …

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Garage Storage Ideas: 14 Organization Tips For Your Garage

Neighbor is a peer-to-peer storage company. Hosts can rent extra space around their house like basements, closets, garages, and RV pads to others in their community. For renters, Neighbor is 50% cheaper than traditional self storage.In the past, garages were only used to park cars. The US Department of …

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How to Store Books Properly: 10 tips and tricks

Books are one of the most sentimental items we keep around our homes. Think of what they represent: A good story, knowledge, a symbol of our intellect and personality. But when the books start piling up the question becomes, how to store books?

The emotions we have about our books …

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The Millennial Minimalist

If your home is free of clutter, you think twice about spending your money on frivolous purchases, and you are constantly attempting to downsize in any way possible, you may be a millennial minimalist.

Who are Millennials?
Millennials are classified as the generation born between the years 1981-1996. Today, millennials make …

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Home Improvements to Make Before the Baby Arrives

Preparing for a new baby is exciting, expensive, and exasperating all at the same time. Every square inch of your home needs to be transformed into a baby-proof bunker in a matter of months. From nursery interior design ideas to making space for baby storage, here are some home …

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Recycling in Your Community

It is easy to underestimate the power and importance of recycling, especially when it’s convenient to do so. This might be because we fail to fully link the environment we want with what is required of us to maintain it. It’s easy to forget, for example, that blue skies, …

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Declutter Your Home: 15 Decluttering Cleaning Tips

How on Earth do you declutter your home? 

Whether you’re organizing your garage, kitchen or closet, home organization is no less than a tiring and time-consuming adventure. Whether it’s an overflow of shoes or a bundle of toys wandering into every corner or your unnecessary acquisitions, they all pile up, hence …

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How To Design The Perfect Kitchen

Design The Perfect Kitchen:  Avoid these 5 Common Kitchen Layout Mistakes

Having a good layout is more important than anything else in your kitchen. As the hub of activity in the home, your kitchen should be set up to comfortably accommodate a variety of activities. Design The Perfect Kitchen!

For example, …

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Landscaping Tips for Beginners & First-Time Homeowners

There are a lot of amazing opportunities that owning your first home provides: the chance to customize everything you want, the freedom to put nails in the wall without having to worry about violating your lease, and of course, the yard, and the opportunity to truly make it your …

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Hey Alexa, What Is A Smart Home?

Our world is constantly advancing in many ways. The medication we use, the communication devices we own, and the methods of transportation that would have been unbelievable 20 years ago–technology is amazing. Let’s talk about phones for a minute: they used to be these hug box-like walkie talkies. Then …

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What If You Rented Out A Mansion On Neighbor?

Is it a good idea to invest in Utah real estate or rent out your home? According to Forbes, Utah county is the 2nd best place to invest in real estate in the United States. Utah county is a small scale example of the Utah housing market and the …

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Become A Neighbor Host Today – Make $20-$400/Month

Neighbor’s secure marketplace allows you to make passive income, receive hassle free payments, and we protect your property with a $10,000 Host guarantee. List your unused space with Neighbor in under 5 minutes. Make $20-$400/month with the sharing economy. Being a Neighbor Host grants you exclusive access to a secure …

10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Utah

10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In Utah

The 10 most expensive homes for sale in Utah are some of the most extravagant and breathtaking Utah homes are nestled deep within a forest, set high on a mountainside, or rest alone amidst miles of open and wild land. Now, why would such masterpieces choose to exist so …

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What Is The Tiny House Movement?

The tiny house movement is growing–and not on a tiny scale. In the past four years, interest in the tiny house movement has nearly quadrupled as tracked on Google Trends. The trend is not just limited to the U.S.; tiny houses are popping up all over the world in countries …

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5 Stages of Empty Nest Syndrome

Wow, did you ever think you would get to this point in your life? For some parents they’ve been waiting to be empty nesters since their children’s births (like my father). Others dread the thought of their babies growing up and leaving the nest. (Ha, get it? Empty nesters?) …

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Winter Prep For The Outside Of Your Home

Because I am a native Arizonan, the snow and the cold and indoor heating were all foreign to me growing up. But then I moved to the icy mountains of Utah and suddenly my lack of knowledge of winter prep became a problem. Who knew what to do when …

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Home Storage Solutions: Top 15 Home Storage Ideas

A few days after New Years I decided to organize my space. In the process I looked up different home storage solutions to organize everything better. I didn’t have room to do all of them in my small apartment, but here are my top fifteen favorite finds that I …

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Be a DIY Mom – 10 Ways to Make Money From Home

Being a DIY Mom is just awesome.
As a stay-at- home mom, sometimes I find myself trying to figure out ways to make a little extra money. Here are a few DIY things I’ve come up with that take minimal effort and still bring in some extra change.

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So let’s say …

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Is Neighbor Storage Safe?

10 years ago, if you told me I’d be going on a vacation that involved sleeping in the bedroom of a house belonging to a person I didn’t know, I’d say you were crazy. Oh, and hitchhiking? My parents always warned me not to get into cars with strangers. …

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5 Moving Tips That Make Life Easier

Moving is a thrilling but busy time of life. Whether you’re relocating due to a job promotion, marriage, or just a change of scenery, moving your household goods can be overwhelming. Can moving tips make a difference? Definitely.
Factor in all you have to do: sorting items, packing them up, …