Looking for the simplest and most effective way to boost the resale value of your home? Declutter, declutter, declutter! Yes, it’s as easy as that.
Taking the time to thoroughly clear out all your excess stuff will have a huge impact on how quickly you can sell your home.
Angela Mchatten, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Fredericton, couldn’t agree more on the benefits of decluttering. “So many of us just can’t bear to part with things and our homes become crammed full of stuff,” said Angela. “But when it comes time to sell, getting rid of all that clutter and cleaning your house until it sparkles, inside and out, makes all the difference. Here are my favourite tips to get going on the decluttering process.”
There’s a lot to be said for living a minimalist lifestyle. It’s the chance to simplify your life by figuring out what’s essential to you and getting rid of the rest. You’re letting go of the needless clutter that weighs you down and makes you anxious at the thought of dealing with it!
A minimalist lifestyle starts with decluttering. Fortunately, all it takes is baby steps to get started. Do one thing at a time … bit by bit … and before you know it you’ll be able to enjoy a wonderful sense of calm and quiet contentment from living in a decluttered, organized space.
Decluttering is one of those things that so many of us say we want to do, but keep putting off. However, when you do finally take on the clutter where you live (or work), and get rid of stuff you don’t need or use, it’s amazing how good you can feel.
Getting rid of physical clutter actually helps you clear out your mental and emotional clutter as well. It’s a simple life hack that actually works and is totally worth the time and effort it takes.
After you’ve decluttered, there’s a wonderful sense of satisfaction and calm contentment when you can look around a room and everything in it has a purpose or a place.
Here are five simple ways decluttering can change your life for the better:
Do you ever look around your home and say “I’ve got to do something about all this stuff!” Then it’s time to declutter.
So what’s the best way to get started? We asked Jennifer Bakos, Site Manager at our Apple Self-Storage Danforth location for her suggestions. Here are five of her favourite home organization tips for tackling a decluttering project.
When you’re living in a big city like Toronto you’re most likely not going to have a whole lot of extra space. So what do you do with all your beloved belonging, furniture and possessions? Self-storage is an affordable way to enjoy spacious, clutter-free living in a small space, while still keeping the things you love. We asked Denis Joshua, Facility Manager at Apple Self-Storage Toronto, for his thoughts on ways that a Toronto self storage unit can make life in the city easier and more affordable.
We all have them… New Year’s Resolutions! They’re our best intentions that we may or may not achieve throughout the year. Now that 2018 is here, we asked Patricia Wynowsky from Apple Self-Storage in Kitchener how a storage unit can help turn those resolutions into reality!
Packing up your whole life and moving can be an overwhelming task, especially if you’ve lived somewhere for a long time. We often don’t realize how much stuff we actually have until we’re faced with figuring out how to move it all. Where do you start? What’s the best way to pack? How can you make sure you’ll be able to find stuff after you move in?
Raeanne Tasco is a Site Manager and Certified Packologist® at Apple Self-Storage. She’s seen plenty of stressed-out people dealing with the task of moving. She’ll tell you that being organized well in advance can make all the difference come moving day. Here, she shares some simple tips to prevent moving day madness.
If you’re looking to sell your home, what’s one of the lowest cost yet most effective ways to increase its value? Decluttering it!
Removing all that extra stuff that has crept into your living space over time will instantly make your home look cleaner, more spacious, and more inviting. What to do with all that stuff? Ditch it, donate it or put it into storage while your home is on the market. Getting rid of the clutter will increase the resale value and help your home sell quicker. Continue reading Increase Your Home’s Resale Value by Decluttering
Have you looked around your home recently and noticed how much stuff you’ve accumulated over the years? You probably have an ever-increasing assortment of furniture, possessions, electronics, knick knacks, and clutter that make up the day-to-day trappings of your modern life.
What if you were to whittle down everything that’s in your living space to just the essential items – the things that you actually need? This is the essence of minimalism where you don’t just declutter, you get rid of all the extra stuff and live clutter-free, forever.
Here are 7 tips to help you adopt a minimalist lifestyle and start living more by living with less.
Have you walked into a professionally staged home recently? Certainly you would have admired how harmonious and attractive all the furnishings and décor were. But did you also experience a sense of calmness and serenity as you wandered from one impeccably clean and clutter-free room to the next? Well-organized, clutter-free environments can be gloriously stress-free. Now imagine how good that would feel if you did that to your personal living space. Continue reading 6 Easy Ways to Boost Mental Health by Decluttering Your Home