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5 Renovation Trends to Make During Winter in Texas

  You can take advantage of Texas home renovation trends almost all year long in the Lone Star State. Why? Because not all winters are created equal. Particularly winters in Texas, which are different from the snow-filled and chilly season Northerners are accustom to. While winter is, for much of the country, a time to hunker down, slow down, and stay out of the elements, winters in Texas tend to be mild and dry. For these reasons and more, winter is the perfect time to renovate your home in Texas. Curb appeal is one of the most important features to think about for your home. It’s not only gratifying to drive up to daily but it also it pays off [...]

By |2019-11-10T13:33:18-05:00November 10th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

5 of the Most Stylish Home Building Trends in Atlanta, Georgia

Homebuilding trends come and go and some even swing right back around if given enough time. The tastes of Metro Atlanta are no different. Yet, home buyers and home builders are more sophisticated than ever—they enter the market with more knowledge than their parents and grandparents ever did. With that emerging demographic of homeowners comes an increased demand for niche builds using state-of-the-art materials and technology. It couldn't be any more exciting to be a budding homeowner! It's hard to say what homebuilding trends in Atlanta will become timeless traditions but it is at the forefront of some tasteful, sophisticated new paradigms in homebuilding. High-Efficiency Homes Some experts say that an over-reliance on fossil fuels isn’t just bad for the [...]

By |2019-11-02T13:02:30-05:00October 27th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

Using Storage Units to Hold Inventory For Home-Based Businesses

According to the latest research from Incfile.com, there are 38 million home-based businesses in the United States. And perhaps more fascinating is that a new home-based business is started every 12 seconds! Not many households can accommodate all the inventory it takes to run successful at-home small businesses such as those selling online. As the items pile up, space in the home decreases, making it much more cramped inside.  Luckily, there is a great solution: Rent a storage unit to hold all the inventory in a neat, organized manner. In order to do so effectively, there are a few key things to consider. To get started, use this guide to learn all about using storage units to hold inventory for [...]

By |2019-10-20T16:16:58-05:00October 20th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects, Storage Tips|

The Many Uses for Your Garage During Winter: Kids Playroom, DIY Cave, or Home Gym

Garages are often seen as places for cars or storage, but in fact, there are many other uses for your garage. If you don’t need extra storage space (because you’re using self storage, for example), and if your car has another place to park, you can transform your garage into a big, additional room.  To make your garage into a liveable space, you’ll first need to make it warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. The main way to do that is through better insulation, as well as adding heating, an overhead fan, and/or air conditioning to the space.  After that, you need to choose what kind of room you want to create in your garage. Then, you [...]

By |2019-10-20T17:45:51-05:00October 6th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

How Self Storage Can Help Amarillo Small Businesses

Amarillo small businesses can significantly benefit from using self storage as part of their business plan. Though it may not be the first thing a business owner thinks of, self storage can help solve some of the problems that plague small businesses. For example, self storage is a cost-effective way to increase your supplies and storage while keeping your office space minimal and your rent low. In Amarillo, getting a self storage unit instead of expanding your office space can easily save you hundreds of dollars per month. You also won’t have to worry about keeping your supplies safe and secure, since business storage units have excellent security. They may be even more secure than your home or a downtown [...]

By |2019-07-16T11:10:32-05:00July 6th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects, Your Local Metro|

The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Home Stager to Help Sell Your Home

When you're planning to sell your home, plenty of questions come to your mind. Like should I hire a professional home stager to help sell my home? Unless your home looks like it could be on the cover of a shelter magazine, the answer is most likely, yes. An experienced real estate agent will not only help determine the best price for your home but will also guide you through the entire, sometimes stressful and equally emotional journey of selling your property. The first and most important thing your realtor will talk to you about will be about home staging. And whether you should hire a professional home stager or do it yourself. You might say to yourself that home [...]

By |2019-08-03T12:11:09-05:00June 12th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

7 Ways to Use Self Storage While Living in a Tiny House

Living in a tiny house comes with challenges that self storage can help solve. Whether you’re in an RV, a cramped single-family home, or a 150 ft² tiny house on a trailer, you can use self storage to simplify your living space. Here are some essentials you can put in self storage to free up space and give you more flexibility while living tiny. Extra Food and Supplies Financial freedom is one of the top reasons to move into a tiny home, but having so little space means you can’t buy in bulk. Because you don’t have a large pantry for storage, you have to buy food and other supplies in small amounts, which is more costly than bulk purchases. [...]

By |2019-06-29T20:27:38-05:00June 8th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

Reboot Your Wardrobe with Closet Organization

by Stephanie Kay-Kok     Good closet organization doesn’t just look nice. It can also boost your confidence, improve your style, and make you feel happier about your wardrobe. That’s because maintaining an organized closet requires you make important decisions about the clothes you wear and the style you have. Instead of buying everything you like until your closet is packed, you have to consider your wardrobe thoughtfully and be strategic about your shopping decisions. This careful strategy will ultimately make you into a more stylish person. […]

By |2019-04-19T10:49:02-05:00April 14th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

Home Organization as the Seasons Change

  Say bye-bye to winter baggage and hello to home organization this Spring. From winter snow storms to flood watch alerts, we understand that in many parts of the country winters can be long and brutal. Oftentimes, rain showers dominate Springtime. As winter transitions into spring, transform your home to simplify your life and boost productivity. With a little inspiration from Netflix’s Marie Kondo, we’ll show you how to make home organization as winter comes to an end and we welcome spring!    Tidy by Category, not by room We always recommend great storage organization tips to our customers, so why not approach your house in the same way? When it’s time to get ready for spring cleaning – think [...]

By |2019-03-31T21:38:33-05:00March 31st, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|
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