How to help a hoarder

20

Mar 2013

How to help a hoarder

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...

Read More


Letting go of your emotional attachment to your home to prepare it for sale

14

Mar 2013

Letting go of your emotional attachment to your home to prepare it for sale

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...

Read More


When getting your home ready for sale, declutter first!

12

Mar 2013

When getting your home ready for sale, declutter first!

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...

Read More


Getting ready to put your home on the market for sale?

06

Mar 2013

Getting ready to put your home on the market for sale?

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...

Read More


Weekend Organizing Project

02

Mar 2013

Weekend Organizing Project

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...

Read More


The Closet of your Dreams

25

Feb 2013

The Closet of your Dreams

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!


Spring essentials:  Organizing the Home

22

Feb 2013

Spring essentials: Organizing the Home

Watch Organizing Boston founder, Sarah Buckwalter, here on NECN delivering tips for Spring home organizing.  Spring is just around the corner and with spring cleaning, comes spring organizing. Clean out those dusty closets, cabinets and drawers and start fresh and new. Here are a few essentials items you’ll need for almost any organizing project. Plastic Bags The uses for these are unlimited. Keep screws, nuts,...

Read More


Watch us on Hoarding: Buried Alive tonight at 9:00pm!

20

Feb 2013

Watch us on Hoarding: Buried Alive tonight at 9:00pm!

Tune into TLC (The Learning Channel) tonight at 9:00pm and watch Organizing Boston’s founder, Sarah Buckwalter, transform a hoarding disaster zone on Hoarding: Buried Alive. Do you think someone you know might be a hoarder? Here are some signs and symptoms of hoarding: People who hoard have a compulsion to store and hide away items that eventually take over their lives. This is known as...

Read More


Page 22 of 25« First...10...2021222324...Last »