Posts tagged "moving"

National Move Month 2016-Tips To Help You Unpack Your Home

No one likes to move. Yet, we are all doing more of it!! Due to job transfers, school, or retiring, Americans are on the move more than ever. No longer are people staying in their homes for 30 or 40 years. If you don’t prep properly, unpacking can take a long time. Its important to... Read more »

Mistakes to Avoid When Moving

A large part of an organizers business is unpacking and setting up new homes. Its truly one of my favorite things to do. You start from scratch and get to make it pretty. Sometimes its more of a challenge. When one’s space has dramatically changed and their belongings haven’t. Here are some of the top... Read more »

Simple Tips to Help You Unpack Your Home

Its moving season. I have been slicing and dicing boxes like crazy. Unpacking kitchens, closets, and even setting up toy rooms. If its in your budget, you can hire a team of organizers to set up your place in a few days, if not, with a little pre-planning, you can do it yourself. The first... Read more »
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Simple Steps To Help You Clear Out A Home During A Divorce

They say one in two marriages end in divorce. Its not something any of us want to think about in our future. But if we are forced to travel down that fork in the road, we have a lot of things to deal with besides emotions-THE STUFF. The longer you have been in your home,... Read more »

Time Saving Tips For Unpacking A New Home

In the summertime, I go from organizing to unpacking homes. Its that time of the year when people rush to get settled before the school year starts. Chicago is a hub for large companies. Each year people move from all over the place to the Windy City. Most of these people are moving from different... Read more »

Getting Ready to Move- Things You Don't Need Anymore

Moving season is upon us. Pretty soon the Real Estate market will go crazy. People will put there homes up for sale in hopes of moving and resettling before school begins. Its a mad dash for everyone. Its also a perfect time to purge your stuff. Why take it with you when you don’t need... Read more »
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Selling Your Home: What Not To Leave For The New Owners

Lets have some honesty here. Moving just sucks! I hated every bit of my move. I didn’t have the luxury to take time off so I did it really quick. I was thankful to find that they previous owners has cleaned out the place! No extra stuff for me to manage!! I run into people... Read more »

Things to Get Rid Of When You Move

Packing up and going to a new place? It takes time to take stock of what you should take with you. I help a lot of people downsize and change their space. It can be a challenge on many levels. So lets start with the big stuff- Your furniture! * Does it fit your new... Read more »

Moving- A Guide to Get You Packing

Moving sucks. I can’t say it enough. When I moved it wasn’t a happy time three years ago. The decisions, packing, and purging(okay I had one small bag to donate). Its a lot to do in a small amount of time. I am seeing a trend of more and more people packing their own stuff... Read more »
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Moving and Packing-Tips From A Pro

Aside from it being spring cleaning season, its also moving season. At the end of the school year, everyone is clammering to move and get settled. I jokingly call it “Christmas Season” for professional organizers. Why? Because you don’t know what you are walking into when you arrive to unpack and set up a house.... Read more »