As the tax deadline approaches, there are many things you can do to ease this sometimes stressful process. Providing your information to your accountant in an organized manner can save you money in tax preparation costs. You are less likely to miss deductions when you have receipts for all your expenses in a folder. Creating a system for organizing all your paperwork that you can...
Watch us on Hoarding: Buried Alive tonight at 8:00pm on TLC! Organizing Boston’s founder Sarah Buckwalter and her team help Valerie clear our her condemned home and save her from being evicted.
Compulsive hoarding behavior has been associated with health risks, impaired functioning, economic burden, and adverse effects on friends and family members. If you know someone who is a hoarder, here’s how to help: Get them or relative to a doctor. People who hoard are not usually motivated to seek professional help as they do not recognize there is a problem. Getting them to a doctor may take...
When preparing your home for sale, it is important for your home to show nicely to a NEW buyer. While it can be difficult to emotionally detach yourself from your home of possibly many years, it is an important step in the physical preparation process. We love this article by about.com . It provides great ideas for getting your home ready to go on the...
Decluttering your home not only organizes and simplifies your life, but it also adds value to your home. Storage areas, closets, kitchen and bathroom cabinets will look larger and more attractive to a potential buyer when organized and decluttered. Here are some tips to help you get started. Identify problem areas Closets, kitchens, and paper can be common problem areas in a home that need decluttering. It can help...
Making small changes can make a big difference De-cluttering and cleaning are the two most important things you can do to get your house ready for showings. Also, adding small touches such as, new bathroom towels, a well-placed bouquet of flowers or an accent color can really liven up your home. Many of these tips can also apply to making your home more enjoyable to...
Wish you had a more organized coat closet? Real Simple has a makeover that you can do this weekend. With a little colorful paint and a few organizing containers, you can turn your cluttered coat closet into a dream space. Step 1: Get rid of the unwanted junk. Step 2: Look at what you need to store and determine what size containers you will need...
Seeing all of the beautiful gowns on the Oscars last night inspired us at Organizing Boston to explore how celebrities organize all of their designer clothing and accesories. We found some great closets in this piece by Architectural Digest. Click here to see more and get some ideas that may inspire you for your own closet!