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Things You Should Never Get Rid Of

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Jan 21, 2015 12:55:17 PM

All the time, when talking about interior design, we hear "clear the clutter." This is a great tip for cleaning the house, creating flow and getting rid of items that can be holding you back. However, there are some items that should never be thrown out. These items are worth taking the time to store properly so you will always have them.

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Topics: Household Storage, Alvin

Find Fishing Spots In San Antonio

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Jan 15, 2015 3:52:41 PM

Moving to a new city can be hard for any avid fisherman. Old fishing spots are left behind, and new ones are yet to be discovered. Now that you’re in the San Antonio area, you might be wondering, what are the best local places to go fishing?

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Topics: Crestway, Household Storage

Getting Organized 2nd Most Popular New Year's Resolution

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Dec 29, 2014 2:38:33 PM

The second most popular New Year's resolution is “getting organized,” coming in just behind losing weight. While most Americans have a strong desire to get organized, few actually pull it off with success. Let's take a look at some of the best ways to get organized.

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Topics: Household Storage, Alvin

Set Up A 'Home' Gym Using Self Storage

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Dec 29, 2014 2:27:47 PM

One of the top resolutions people make is to get fit in the new year. This often lasts a week and then real life gets in the way. The reason why this resolution does not stick is that it is too vague. In order to make your resolution hold from January through December, you have to think about the little details. When it comes to getting fit, this means determining when, how and where you will work out.

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Topics: South Austin Self Storage, Household Storage

5 Toy Storage Ideas

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Dec 22, 2014 10:37:05 AM

Soon homes across the nation will be cluttered with the latest toys – quickly ripped open on Christmas morning and then strewn across every room in the house.

Action figures, Legos, model cars, dolls and electronic devices. They add up to a lot of fun for kids, but they can also compound parents’ problems when it comes to keeping the house clean. Unless, that is, you come up with clever and creative toy storage ideas. Here are five to get you started.

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Topics: South Austin Self Storage, Household Storage

4 Ways To Organize Your Closet

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Dec 2, 2014 9:50:28 AM

Your closet is a place where you keep your clothing items, shoes, purses, accessories and sometimes even store seasonal items in boxes. The closet area can get very disorganized very quickly. This is especially true the more items that are inside your closet. Luckily, there are a number of different ways to organize your closet to keep everything orderly and accessible.

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Topics: Bay Area, Household Storage

Tips For Getting Chewing Gum Out Of Your Microfiber Sofa

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Nov 12, 2014 12:16:55 PM

So, you are getting ready to move some of your furniture into storage and you notice that someone has left chewing gum on your microfiber sofa. Chances are this chewing gum is not going to just peel right off and even if you try, it will probably become just one sticky mess. Before you start to panic, there is some good news. Microfiber is a very durable material and removing chewing gum can be quite easy, but you must be sure to use the right technique.

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Topics: Bay Area, Household Storage

DIY Ways To Declutter That Closet

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Oct 27, 2014 2:46:00 PM

It is time to rearrange your closet to fit in your winter clothes. The best way to organize your closet is to utilize the space and make it more efficient. There are many “do it yourself” steps to take that will not break the bank.

DIY Closet Organization

First things first, you need to clean everything out of your closet, including, but not limited to, clothes, shoes, hangers, bins, etc. Place everything in an area of the room that isn’t too cluttered; this will help to alleviate what could be a stressful situation.

The way to officially clean out your closet is to get rid of what you do not need or wear anymore. A way to build up to making this decision is to hang all of your hangers with their hooks facing you; then, when you wear something and put it back up, turn the hanger around, and after a year, check to see if any are still facing you. Give what you haven’t worn away.

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Topics: Bay Area, Household Storage

Where Can I Store My Golfing Equipment In San Antonio?

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Oct 21, 2014 8:57:08 AM

For six days this October, some of the best golfers in the world will call San Antonio home. Kenny Perry, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and Tom Lehman are among the world-class golfers expected to compete for a nearly $2 million purse — and you can watch it unfold live.

The 30th Annual AT&T Championship

The 30th Annual AT&T Championship presented by Alcatel-Lucent is coming to the AT&T Canyons Course, TPC San Antonio Oct. 20 through Oct. 26.

The field will include 81 Champions Tour Professionals and feature 14-time PGA tour winner Perry, who won last year’s AT&T Championship.

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Topics: Crestway, Household Storage

How To Turn Your Basement Into The Pantry Of Your Dreams

Posted by Tom Maxfield on Oct 17, 2014 8:00:00 AM

If you're looking for extra space for food storage, whether it be for home grown produce over the winter months, dry goods, or even your bottles of wine, your basement may be the perfect spot. When you think about a basement, quite often you think about a place that is cooler than the rest of the house. It may be darker, and it also may be a touch more humid than the rest of your house. These things make it the perfect place to store food.

How To Turn Your Basement into A Pantry

  • Decide how much space you need. You will need to think about what you want to store and how much of each item you want to store. Once you’ve worked out what it is you want to store, you can then head down to your basement and map out the space. The average family will need an 8 foot by 8 foot room or space for storage.

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Topics: Crestway, Household Storage

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