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March 2016, Better Connecticut, Attic Organizing

March 2016, Better Connecticut, Attic Organizing

This was a very special segment, because Matt Baier was joined by one of our new favorite clients, John Weigold, to talk attic organizing. John is on reserve duty as Rear Admiral to the Pacific Fleet. He shared with hosts, Kara Sundlun and Scot Haney how the Matt Baier Organizing team helped him get his attic “ship shape.” Matt was also joined by his colleague, Susan Lovallo, who is a spokesperson for a great new attic product Lock & Rollin, a roll out floor.

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Attic Organizing Strategies

Attic Organizing Strategies

If all clutter is “postponed decisions” (and it is), then it is probably safe to say the decisions in the attic are the MOSTponed.

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The ABC’s of Storage

Here’s a multiple choice question.  Fill in the blank with the best choice. “Just put it away in the_______________.” A.  Attic B. Basement C.  Closet D.  All of the above. Of course the correct answer is “D.”  Attics, basements, and closets are our storage friends.  All too often, however, they turn into forgotten wastelands.  It doesn’t have to be this way.  Here are some ways to make these storage areas more user-friendly. Keepsakes First and foremost, admit that this is a major category.  I see it in EVERY home we work in.  These are sentimental items that bring back special memories, but you have no intention of actually using or displaying. If they’re worth keeping, they’re worth keeping well.  Clear plastic boxes or drawers are the most user-friendly, but if you require 30 of them, they can get quite expensive, so do a focused sort and purge first. Old files I get it.  You need to keep these, just in case, but their location in your attic, basement, or closet should be as remote as the likelihood of retrieving them. […]

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Attic Attack

As you put your Christmas decorations away for another year, you may be seeing a lot of your attic and you may not like what you see. The attic is often the last room one organizes in the home because it is so out of sight, out of mind. It can, however, be one of the most useful and comforting spaces in your home if used with a purpose. At the risk of over quoting Karen Kingston this week, here is another pearl from “Clear Your Clutter With Feng Shui” on the subject of attics: Things stored in your attic can restrict your higher aspirations and possibilities. It is as if you sabotage yourself by creating a false limitation. You will tend to worry more about the future than other people, as if there are problems hanging over you, ready to drop at any time! To get your attic under control and use it to its best advantage, here are four useful tips: 1. Respect The Environment Start with those items in cardboard boxes or worse, paper bags. Only the […]

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