Top 5 Blog Posts of 2023

As 2023 nears its close, we carry on our tradition of counting down our top 5 blog posts that you visited in 2023. We’re grateful for everything 2023 has given us, but we’re looking forward to seeing what’s to come in  2024! May it bring health, happiness, and success upon its arrival.

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#1: What You Should Store In Your Laundry Room

Lugging laundry to your washer and dryer, separating clothes, making sure everything is laundered according to its label, folding clothes and putting them back is one of the more time-consuming and tedious tasks you’re likely stuck doing at least once a week—if not more. But having some sort of laundry room in your home—or just a small nook—can make it much easier to corral clothes and get laundry done in a more efficient way. Clearly, you should keep your laundry detergent near the washer and dryer, but what else should be stored there?

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#2: Murphy Beds vs. Wall Beds: Clearing Up the Common Misconceptions

Murphy beds sound too good to be true. A space-saving bed that doesn’t compromise comfort or quality? That bed really does exist—it’s called a Murphy bed.

Today we’ll clear up some common misconceptions about Murphy beds and answer a few common questions like, What’s the difference between a Murphy bed and a wall bed? What types of lifestyles are Murphy beds good for? How affordable are Murphy beds? And what customization options are available?

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#3: Our 8 Tips for Cleaning Up Your Cleaning Supplies

We’re guessing that when it comes to cleaning the house, the task isn’t on your top 20 list of things you enjoy doing! To make cleaning worse, starting with disorganized or cluttered cleaning supplies makes the process all the more dreadful, and needless to say, counterproductive.

As a matter of fact, The Daily Mail estimates that we’ll each spend 3,680 hours of our lives (or 153 days) searching for misplaced items. If you can’t find the large garbage bags, clean sponges, or you misplaced your brush and dustpan, you will waste valuable time looking for them – hence the irritation and grrrrr!

In order to avoid the worst-case scenario above, we recommend that you organize your cleaning supplies to save time and reduce frustration.

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#4: Can a New Closet Increase My Home’s Value?

Are you looking for ways to increase your home’s value? Before jumping headfirst into a kitchen or bathroom remodel, consider something a bit simpler: a new closet. Closet remodels can dramatically improve your home’s appeal, increase value, and add functionality to your space.

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#5: 8 Habits of Organized People

Everyone has at least one incredibly organized friend, relative or co-worker. It’s that person who always knows details about a meeting at work, what time dinner starts or where the phone charger is. If she doesn’t know the answer immediately, there’s a great chance she’s got a system for finding out quickly.

Organized people tend to be less stressed and more efficient. Rather than running around the house looking for keys, they know exactly where they are. They also have a clear method for arranging their house and accomplishing new things.

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