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How to host a yard sale


It’s not as easy as it looks! Take your spring cleaning to the next level by hosting a sale of your own, whether it’s to make a few extra bucks off your junk or to fundraise for charity. Of course, we recommend the latter. You can help someone in need and get rid of your junk?…


Tips for shopping a yard sale


How do you get the best deals and check for quality? To celebrate this year’s Yard Sale for the Cure–a Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation event that the Toronto 1-800-GOT-JUNK? franchise puts on every year–we are offering you tips on the best items to source at a yard sale. Read on!


DIY storage solutions for every room


Making your own storage is easier than you think! While there are tons of products that you can buy to help you stay organized, we like the DIY option a little bit better. Why? Because they allow you to be creative, imaginative and it’s easy on the wallet! Whether your home is lacking square footage or you’re…


Mom’s the Word (Part 2)

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Every house has those common areas that never seem to stay clean, no matter how hard you try. For most parents, children’s bedrooms and playrooms are popular areas where clutter and tripping hazards are everywhere. Toys themselves present an organizational nightmare for every parent; with so many stuffed animals, action figures, craft supplies, games and…


Mom’s the Word (Part 1)

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Cleaning your mom’s house is the best Mother’s Day gift ever! How can you treat the female influence in your life and say thank you for all that she does? Whether it’s your own mother, mother-in-law, step-mother, the mother of your children or even your grandmother, the gift options can be endless. This year, why not…


Storage ideas for your next project

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So much junk and so little space. Most of us can agree that it can be challenging to find smart storage solutions at home. Here are three simple storage ideas that can easily be adapted for your household: Junk drawer no more We’re all guilty of having that ‘miscellaneous junk drawer’. You know the one we’re…


Why clutter matters


Whether you like it or not, clutter matters. Try as you might to forget about it, it’s time for a reality check. Why is it important to clear the clutter? For starters, clutter can have a negative impact on your well-being and, believe it or not, it can also affect you financially as well. Here…


Your spring cleaning checklist

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Print off this checklist to prioritize your spring cleaning! Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows you to freshen up your home and get a head start on the hectic seasons of spring and summer. When it comes to this cleaning ritual, two of the most important aspects include getting rid of clutter that has…


Common decluttering mistakes revealed


Clutter is one of those things that we try our hardest to avoid, but in reality, it often gets the best of us and leaves us with an undefeated mess.  We want to make sure that clutter doesn’t become a recurring problem during your next cleaning spree. Here are our top five common decluttering mistakes…


Your green home checklist


Earth Day is the international celebration that encourages community members to learn how to create less waste and commit to sustainable practices. It’s easy to talk about making positive changes to your lifestyle, but making them happen is the tricky part. Print off this checklist to make your home more sustainable this year!