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What are the six types of kitchen layouts?

What are the six types of kitchen layouts?

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms to get right when considering kitchen design and renovations because there is so much to consider. A kitchen is more than just where you cook and keep all your food and appliances. Will, the family, eat in the kitchen as well and if so how do you want...

How can I arrange my kitchen without cabinets?

How can I arrange my kitchen without cabinets?

Whether you chose to create a unique aesthetic or your kitchen does not have space at all for cabinets, you will have to compromise on storage space. To help with this, sketch out how you will arrange the kitchen and get rid of items that don't fit in your plan. Find ways to create additional...

How do I make extra kitchen storage?

How do I make extra kitchen storage?

If you have a small kitchen, clutter and disorganization can feel never-ending—especially if both counter space and storage space are limited. The truth is, you'll never feel like the kitchen is truly functional until you take the time to assess how you're storing everything, from appliances and...

How can I organize my small kitchen?

How can I organize my small kitchen?

When your cooking space is limited, every single inch has to work twice as hard. That might mean hanging spices on an open wall or using the inside of your cabinet door to store your sponges. Trust us, after trying these genius ideas in your kitchen, and it'll feel twice as big. Organizing a small...

What are the popular kitchen colours?

What are the popular kitchen colours?

When it comes to decorating the home's most popular spot, people tend to fall into two categories—light and bright, or timeless and white. As a workspace and de facto gathering ground at parties, the kitchen is often splashed in either soothing neutrals or stimulating shades (hello, yellow). But...

How should I arrange my kitchen equipment?

How should I arrange my kitchen equipment?

A kitchen won't be complete without the appliances. It is the appliances that aid us in cooking and preparing food and drinks. These are very valuable for every kitchen, although the kind of items may vary depending on the needs of the homeowners. But how do you arrange your kitchen appliances?...

How do you update an old kitchen on a budget?

How do you update an old kitchen on a budget?

If your kitchen dreams are bigger than your budget, try some of these ideas. You can scale down your project by doing less construction, trimming luxury materials, or rethinking the ingredients that make up traditional kitchen design. Let these ideas help you get a lovely kitchen for a little less...

How do I declutter my kitchen counters?

How do I declutter my kitchen counters?

How many times have you stood in your kitchen and thought, "I need more counter space!"? Kitchen counters are valuable real estate, and you can always use more. The flat surfaces are necessary workspaces for cooking, baking and cleaning but also tend to be magnets for household clutter. Instead of...

Where should I put my fridge?

Where should I put my fridge?

We think we've established that a small kitchen can still be a wonderfully stylish space, but there is a problem: where can you put your fridge?  No appliance sees more daily use from your family than the refrigerator. Its proper placement can mean the difference between a kitchen that's a joy to...

Garage Cleaning Tips & Tricks

Where do I start when cleaning my garage? How do we start work on a messy garage? Start by taking everything out. I mean it, take out everything. A proper clean involves ceiling, floor and walls. The most important of garage cleaning tips; remove all items stored in your garage and start...

De-Cluttering Your Garage

How do I declutter my garage? Decluttering your garage is about as hard as a home organization gets. Because let's face it: Everything you don't want in the rest of your home ends up in your garage. It's purgatory for all of the misfit items in your home! So where on Earth is all of this stuff...

Tips to De-clutter Your House

How do I declutter my house? The idea of living a simple life with less stuff sounds attractive to many. But often, they begin to feel overwhelmed, anxious and defeated around the idea of owning less. That's too bad. Learning how to declutter your home and (and as a result, decluttering your life)...

Maximizing Garage Storage

How do I maximize my garage storage? Aside from housing your car, your garage is one of the most useful parts of the home. Although homeowners don't give much attention nor credit to garages, these are important in storing your tools and other seasonal items in the home. Others might store tons of...

Garage Organization on a Budget

How do I organize my garage on a tight budget? Garages are a blessing and a curse. A blessing because they provide additional space and storage options for your home, and a curse because they're 'inside' yet are exposed to the elements and because they can so easily turn into dumping grounds....

Home Organization Tips on a Budget

How do I organize my home on a budget? When you live in any size home, you have a need to organize your home. The fact is, we all have "stuff." And "stuff" can end up slowing down our day and ruffling our feathers in the evening. "Stuff" quickly becomes clutter, and who wants that? Not only does...

Storage Box Decoration Ideas

How do you decorate a storage box? Children and those a little older, like decorative things that enrich our homes and make it warmer. When we get them for a present, we always look forward to them, and with special care, we choose the place where we will put them. Many decorative boxes that we...

Folding & Storing Like a Pro

How do you fold clothes to save spaces? Folding clothes is supposed to be simple. Our parents teach us to do it when we're still kids – though it may take a while to catch on. By the time we have our own place, putting our clothes away neatly feels like second nature. But are you making the most...

Folding Jeans for Best Storage Use

How do you fold jeans to save space? Some people hang their jeans over coat hangers, but this can take up a significant amount of closet space. If you decide to fold your jeans instead, or if you need to fold any long trousers for your work, take a few minutes to learn how to keep the jeans tidy...

Book Storage – The Do’s & Dont’s

Is it OK to store books in a garage? Books are one of the most sentimental items we keep around our homes. Think of what they represent: A good story, knowledge, a symbol of our intellect and personality. But when the books start piling up the question becomes, how to store books? The emotions we...

Towel Storage – To Roll or to Fold?

Is it better to fold or roll towels? One trick that hotels and resorts (and likely many of you) have been doing for years to save space on towels and washcloths is to roll them tightly into tubes for storage instead of folding them flat. Folding them requires much more space than a rolled-up...

Household Junk Removal – What & How To

How do you get rid of household junk? When it comes to decluttering, the most natural solution is simply tossing everything in the "no" pile into the trash and calling it a day. But some things should never be thrown in the garbage, and other things are better off being reused. Want to know the...

Shoes and Shoe Boxes – What’s the Deal?

Should you keep shoes in their boxes? For years, many of us have believed that storing our shoes in cardboard or plastic shoe boxes is a safe storage solution. But is it? Sure, they keep our shoes organised and 'somewhat protected' but storing your shoes in these types of shoeboxes for long...

Small Bedroom Organisation Tips & Tricks

How do you organise a small bedroom with a lot of stuff? Residing in a small space, and entertaining guests do not have to be the antithesis of each other. While your small bedroom may feel inundated with trinkets and necessities you can't part with, once you've found the organizational system for...

Storage Boxes

What do you put in a storage box? The time has come, you're downsizing from the fifty-five bedroom, twenty-seven full baths, sixteen half baths mansion to that sweet studio apartment by the sea. Or, you've decided to quit your job and head off to the amazon to create an actual sized macaroni model...

List of Best Garage Storage Systems

What is the best garage storage system? Your garage is very likely home to more than just your car – it’s your workspace and your storage locker all in one. That means that it can fill up with stuff and become cluttered quickly, making it hard to find anything in your garage and leaving you with a...

What is the best way to organise a garage?

Tips on Organising Your Garage Intentional or not, your garage often becomes the dumping ground for, well, everything. The problem: There are so many homes, and garden essentials — tools, lawn equipment, outdoor toys, and so on — that need to find a home and really, your garage is the most...

What should I keep in my garage?

Garage Storage Items So you just bought a new house, and for the first time ever, you have a garage! You might be relishing the new storage space, but you also might be unsure about what to store in it. Aside from your car? Maybe some lawn chairs? Your roof rack? What else goes in a garage?...

What should I put in storage?

Moving from one home to another is a highly transitional period in life – an interim stage in which you’ll need to decide what to do with the various furniture pieces you own, the number of household appliances and all the personal belongings you’ve accumulated through the years. Once you’ve...

Ultimate List of Garage Storage Ideas & Solutions

Ultimate List of Garage Storage Ideas & Solutions

Are you considering a garage makeover and looking for ideas? If your garage is full of everything (except your car), we think it might be time to consider a garage overhaul. A garage should not be used as a dumping ground for whatever doesn't fit inside your house. We recommend installing garage...

Coolest Conversion Ideas for Your Garage

Coolest Conversion Ideas for Your Garage

If you're not using your garage, you could be throwing away a great space. As people sell their cars or decide to park on the street, the garage often stands empty and useless. Garages, however, have a lot of potential and instantly add about 400 square feet of room to your home. Since the walls...

How to Smartly Remodel Your Garage into an Office

How to Smartly Remodel Your Garage into an Office

How many times has the following scenario happened to you? You come home from a long day at the office, and you didn't get nearly enough work done. Your briefcase is overflowing and you know you have at least a few hours' worth of work to do before bedtime. You walk in the door and are nearly...

How to Choose the Perfect Garage Door

How to Choose the Perfect Garage Door

When designing your dream home, you've imagined nearly every room from top to bottom. You know exactly what color you're going to paint the downstairs bathroom, and you know just the perfect light fixture that will hang in your foyer. Every cabinet handle has been chosen, and every paint color has...

5 Top Companies that Started in a Garage

5 Top Companies that Started in a Garage

A lot can happen inside the average garage. It’s where homeowners park their precious cars, keeping them safe and sound within insulated walls. A garage can also double as a little workshop for those who love DIY projects. As the garage is situated a little further from the main house...

How to Keep Your Garage Safe

How to Keep Your Garage Safe

A garage may often feel like a secure place for your car, your belongings and your handiwork projects. Despite its ability to keep your valuables safe, it’s equally important that your garage is a safe place for you to function in. Many homeowners may not be aware of the many risks a garage...

Air Conditioning Your Garage

Air Conditioning Your Garage

Garages can be a whole lot more than just storage for all your old stuff. From garage bands, to garage offices, to all the DIY and handiwork that your garage is perfect for, there’s no reason you wouldn’t want a little breezy comfort in there on a hot summer’s day. But keep in mind, it’s not as...

3 Steps to Creating a Home Gym in your Garage

3 Steps to Creating a Home Gym in your Garage

It’s been a few months since you decided that your new year’s resolution would be to go to the gym more often. Let’s face it, there’s a reason this resolution doesn’t work out for any of us. Gyms are expensive, overcrowded, and just way too much effort. Your garage on the other hand, is less than...

8 Tips for Keeping Your Garage Safe & Secure

8 Tips for Keeping Your Garage Safe & Secure

Did you know that all it takes for a burglar to break into many garages is 6 seconds and a wire hanger?Believe it or not, these burglars can be wily enough to find out how your garage works, what’s worth stealing in the garage, and how much time it could take them to break in and steal...

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