Category Archives: Declutter & Organize

A Yard Sale Shopper’s Guide to Success

Categories: Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Uncategorized

During the summertime, yard sales are popping up around every neighborhood. Warm weather calls for a fresh clean-out of the home and someone else’s trash could be your treasure. It can either be a hit or a miss based on your personal preferences and what you need. The coolest part about them is that they’re […]

Creative Ways to Repurpose Your College-Bound Child’s Room

Categories: Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Self-Storage

Your kid finally left the nest and is college-bound. As a parent, you’re feeling a range of emotions from excitement to nervousness and maybe even sadness. Well, here’s some good news that might cheer you up! You can finally create your dream room with your kid’s vacant room. First things first, declutter. Go through their […]

Staging Your Home to Sell

Categories: Declutter & Organize, Depersonalize, Moving, Staging

Selling your home can be stressful. It’s frustrating if nobody else sees the appeal in the house you’ve lived in for so long. If you want to sell your home fast, you need to stage it! Many people hire professional stagers, but if you follow these simple steps, you can save some money by doing […]

Surprising Reasons Spring Cleaning is Good For You

Categories: Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Self-Storage, Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again to start thinking about spring cleaning, which means some serious scrubbing, decluttering, redecorating and reorganization. How did the concept of spring cleaning start? According to the Washington Post, spring cleaning was necessary; “homes were lit with whale oil or kerosene and heated with coal or wood” which left a […]

Surviving the TOY-NADO! Declutter & Store the Toy Stash!

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Have you ever gone down to get something to drink at night and been scared by what turned out to be your kids’ toys? Maybe it’s the looming shadow of a rocking horse. Maybe you step on a Lego block or a light up toy. Maybe you slip on a hoverboard at the base of […]

How to Clean Effectively

Categories: Customer Service, Declutter, Declutter & Organize

A place for everything, and everything in its place. The “Four Box” Method: Go from room to room, starting at the entrance and hitting every area of the room in a circle. Designate four boxes: “Move,” “Donate/Sell,” “Keep,” and “Throw Away.” Thoroughly go through piles of clutter and organize them into the four boxes. You […]

How to Pack Your Storage Unit to Save Money

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage, Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Moving, Pack & Move, Packing tips, Packing to Move, Uncategorized

Packing to move is probably not your idea of a good time. A lot of people will try to get through packing as fast as possible and not care about staying organized. However, when you rent a storage unit, it’s better to pack it right the first time and save yourself from regret and frustration […]

Creative Garage Storage – Pittsburgh Self Storage Blog

Categories: Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Seasonal Storage, Storage space

Clutter is everywhere and starting to take over people’s garages. Here are some innovative ideas on how to organize your garage in an inexpensive way!   Pick up a free pallet at your local home store and use it to organize your shovels, rakes, and brooms. No need to hunt for them in your garage […]