Archive for July, 2018

18
Jul

How to Organize Your Storage Unit Effectively

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Finding the right storage unit, Rv storage, Self storage units

You have found the storage unit for rent, but now you need to organize it. Decluttering your home is great, and finding the right storage unit for rent can make life a lot easier. Unfortunately, your personal storage space can quickly get out of hand if you’re not careful about how you organize it. When you first throw the boxes in there you might just be glad to have them put away. Three months later, however, when you’re looking for the winter clothes, it becomes a nightmare. By the time you’re done, no organizational system remains. There is a way to avoid this, and while it will be more time-consuming at the beginning, it’ll be well worth it later when you’re trying to find all the stuff you squirreled away in the self storage facility.

  1. Before you even start, map a layout for navigating that storage unit for rent. You
10
Jul

How Outdoor Walkways Can Spruce Up Any Backyard

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Backyard hardscape design ideas, Skilled carpenters

Outdoor walkways are beautiful additions to anyone’s garden or backyard. If you are looking to spruce up your home for a sale, or just to give your backyard a new look, you might want to think about putting one in! There are so many different outdoor walkway designs to choose from, from those that look sleek and chic to those that are a little more majestic looking for a fairy garden. Combined with backyard water features, landscape lighting, and landscape planting, you can have a whole new look in your backyard in just a little while (and on a budget!).

1. Light it up

One of the coolest ways to make an outdoor walkway stand out is by placing solar powered lights along the sides! They can be in globe shapes, butterflies, flowers, etc., but they will look so magical at night! You can also opt to use rope lights around the outer edges of your outdoor walkway. This is especially pretty during

10
Jul

Five Marks the Best Day Schools Share

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Best preschools miami, Performing arts high schools, Performing arts high schools in miami

Every parent is interested in providing their child with the best advantage possible in life. The advantages of attending private schools are fairly well known. Approximately one quarter of all of America’s schools are private schools, and while student apathy is a problem that 21% of public school teachers complain about, only 4% of teachers working in the private sector find this to be an issue. The national average for private school SAT scores is 1235, far higher than the national average of 1060. There is no doubt that a private high school or elementary school could be a great choice for your child’s future, but what are the characteristics you should look for in the best day schools?

The Best Day Schools Have a Healthy Mix of Teachers

No school should ever have only veteran or only new teachers. If all the teachers are young and i

09
Jul

Are You Getting Ready to Downsize Your Home?

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Clothes donations, Donate clothes, Red cross clothing donations

You did not really intend to be downsizing quite this soon, but the day that you saw your neighbor and his adult son measuring part of their acreage for a new home, you decided to have a conversation. They were indeed thinking about building a second home on their property, and when you suggested that the son just buy yours, they were immediately interested. The thought of months of construction and all of the mess that it involves is never a fun idea in a place where there is more cold and wet weather than anything else, so you were not surprised that they agreed to immediately come walk through your space.
Things happened pretty quickly after that initial walk through and now you find yourself spending this summer sorting and making decisions about what you want to keep and what you are going to have to part with. You have the Red Cross pickup schedule memorized and always have a pile of house hold and Continue Reading No Comments

02
Jul

3 Reasons to Build Your Fence out of Vinyl

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Buy fence online, Buy gate online, Vinyl fence online

Ever since its invention in 1913, vinyl has been used for a variety of products, from home wares to records. Although vinyl has become more popular in fencing and home siding since the 1980′s, many purists insist on using traditional wood for fencing and siding. While wood is still the preferred choice for those who want to have a varied look for their fence, here are a few reasons to consider building a vinyl fence this summer.

Vinyl is low maintenance.

As those who have ever had a traditional wood fence or deck know, wood needs to be sealed and stained regularly. It’s also susceptible to rot and termites. Vinyl, as a synthetic fiber, doesn’t have these problems. It can be hosed off every now and again and then forgotten about. While a surface level search for “fence parts near me” may yield more wood-related pr

02
Jul

Cleaning 4 Problem Areas in Your Home

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Craft room storage solutions, Home organization furniture, Modular storage units

It’s tough to find a better feeling than having an organized home. Unfortunately, many people feel that they don’t know where to start in regards to organizing their homes. That being said, ordering a few items will make organizing your home incredibly easy. Considering that, here are four great ways for keeping problem areas in your home organized.

  • Cube Organization Furniture for Children’s Rooms

    Research from England found that the average 10 year old owns 238 toys yet only regularly plays with 12 of them. If you have children, you likely notice that they’re favoring certain toys of others. Children with too many toys can often create messes, especially those who are extremely young. With that in mind, you’ll find that cube organizers keep children’s toys stowed away safely. In addition, these cubes make obtaining and storing toys a breeze for both children and parents.
  • Shoe Organizers are Wise Purchases

    Certain i