Archive of: Home Organization

  • Securing the IoT is Everyone's Responsibility

    Posted on December 09 2016


    A little tech topic today, might be a little off topic, but as the internet of things grows it will continue to effect all of our lives. How we organize and secure our digital lives will become as important as our physical lives.

    The largest and most damaging distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack took place on October 12, 2016, and one of the internet-connected devices you own may have been part of the incident.

    The 10/12 DDoS attack will always be remembered because it managed to block access to social networks and other major websites across large parts of the United States. Reddit, Spotify and Twitter were among the websites by the attack, which directed massive amounts of internet traffic to Dyn, a major domain name system provider based in New Hampshire.

    There is another reason why the 10/12 attack will be remembered: the perpetrators took advantage of the many vulnerabilities found within the Internet of Things (IoT), which consists of a large network of smart devices that communicate via the machine-to-machine (M2M).

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  • Professional Closet Organization and Storage Ideas

    Posted on November 19 2016


    With busy work schedules, errands to run, and children’s activities to do on a daily basis, many people easily get behind on cleaning and organization that needs to be done. Fortunately, there are a few professional organization ideas that you can use to get your closet to a manageable state again.

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  • Outdoor Kitchen Storage and Organization

    Posted on November 07 2016


    For those of us who cook on an open fire, the great outdoors brings new life to the smell and taste of everyday foods. Today’s technology makes it possible to move your kitchen outside and enjoy these moments on a daily basis. Outdoor kitchen storage and organization is more than “Trendy,” it saves on electric bills by moving the heat source our of your home. Here are a few suggestions for creating this household dream.

    Where to Install Your Kitchen

    Even 3 bedroom brick ranchers lend themselves to providing an area that allows expansion of meal preparation. Whether it is off the back porch, or beside an existing guest house, a stainless steel outdoor kitchen storage and organization center only needs your imagination to achieve maximum utility. Convenience is the first step of placing the food storage and sink(s) close to the existing kitchen, thereby minimizing the foot traffic when putting away groceries as well as saving time on cleaning up

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  • Keeping your student organized

    Posted on October 27 2016


    Are you already pulling your hair out trying to keep up with the homework your kids bring home each week? Is it time for a homework do-over? The experts offer ten key methods of getting yourself and your children organized and on-track for success.

    Tip number one: Pick a dedicated study area, and clean it up. Make sure it has plenty of light and a comfortable place to sit. Talk to your child about homework when they come home. Look at assignments before their due date to provide time to research or purchase supplies for labs and projects.

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  • Six Bathroom Organization and Storage Tips

    Posted on October 15 2016


    If you are frustrated with a messy bathroom, then it is time to clear away the clutter before creating organizing systems. Having a disorganized bathroom can make it difficult to get ready for work or school, and if multiple individuals are trying to use the space at the same time, then it is more challenging. Fortunately, there are fantastic bathroom organization and storage ideas available to reduce the clutter.

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  • Smart Homes Move Real Estate

    Posted on October 08 2016


    Today, home buyers expect more from a home than just a place to live. They want comfort, convenience, and entertainment. They expect their home environment to be as smart as their watch, car, and smartphone. Today’s Real Estate shoppers are tech savvy people who want their home ready to move in, with little work involved their home network up and running. According to a recent study conducted by Coldwell Banker and tech giant, CNET, 81 percent of participants say they are more likely to buy a home that is fully equipped with the technology they love. That means that upgrading to a Smart Home will give you an edge over the competition and will make it easier to sale Real Estate.

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  • Home Organization Ideas

    Posted on September 28 2016


    If you are experiencing stress from a cluttered home, then it is time to get organized. A complete home organization can save you several hours a day because you don’t have to look for something that is under a pile of laundry. The best places to begin organizing are the garage or basement. A garage is designed for holding vehicles, lawn care equipment and gardening tools rather than racks filled with clothing or boxes filled with junk. In a basement, you need fast access to the laundry area or climate-control equipment. Begin to purge the excess items from a basement or garage, and use storage systems such as metal shelving or pegboard systems.

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  • Organizing Your Garage: Tips for Tackling This Tough Job

    Posted on September 17 2016


    I​f you’re embarrassed to open your garage doors in front of neighbors, it’s time to start organizing the space. You can reclaim the garage space and turn it into something fabulous with a little time and organization tips. First, you’ll need to set aside time to work on the project. It’s not something that should be done an hour once per week. Take an entire weekend to clean and organize the garage.

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  • Organizing Your Garage

    Posted on September 04 2016


    If you’re into DIY around the home, nothing makes you feel as good as completing a project. That project could be landscaping work, exterior home repairs or replacing an old toilet in the guest bathroom.

    When you’re done with your tools, walking into a disorganized space can make you want to scream. While you’re keeping up with your home’s repairs and projects, you might not be dedicating enough time to organizing the space where you keep the vital home repair tools.

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  • The Secrets to Staying Organized

    Posted on August 14 2016


    It seems like some people are born with a gift for organization. They never seem to never forget an important meeting or run late because they cannot find their keys. In fact, these individuals were not born with superpowers. They have simply mastered techniques that help them make the best use of their time and energy. The following are a few organization secrets to help you reduce the chaos in your life.

    Become a List Maker:

    Most of us have experienced the panic of waking up in the middle of the night and suddenly realizing that we have forgotten to take care of an important task. Creating a daily “to-do” list can ensure that critical items do not fall through the cracks. For the list strategy to work, you need to keep things realistic and manageable. In the case of major projects, try breaking the task down into smaller components that will not cause you to feel overwhelmed but will still keep you moving forward.

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