Category Archives: Downsizing

Limit The Money You Spend On “Things”

Have you ever read George Carlin’s book titled A Place For My Stuff? He also has a hilarious stand up routine on stuff. In a nutshell he talks about the stuff we collect and how we have to have bigger homes in order to store our stuff. Crazy when you think about it in those…Continue Reading

The Hall Entrance – A Case Study

First impressions are important, and your front door area is what people first see when they enter your space. I recently had the pleasure of organizing the main entranceway of a client’s home. My very first organizing job was a hall entry so I kind of have a soft spot for these spaces. Renee is…Continue Reading

Downsizing And Donating

I was driving through Markham recently and passed a sign put up by the Town. It said “Time to downsize? Donate now”. I was surprised, and pleased, that a town would encourage residents to both reduce clutter and help others while doing so. It got me to thinking just how downsizing can help others. It…Continue Reading

A Guide To Helping Your Parents Downsize

One of my family members is a senior who is currently going through the process of downsizing. It got me to thinking that most of us will have to address this at some time in our lives with a loved one. Some of our parents are not going to be able to stay in the…Continue Reading

Get Organized For The End Of The School Year

Whether its public or high school, the end of the school year is swiftly approaching. There will be lots of stuff coming home with the kids as the school year ends. Like everything else in your home, these items need to be sorted, organized and purged. Backpacks The backpacks will be retired for the summer…Continue Reading

Spring Decluttering of Your Home

Oh, spring! You have finally arrived! In the GTA there were times when we thought spring would never get here. Now that it has, people are out enjoying the sunshine. Many others are tackling the job of spring cleaning. ClutterBGone has a lot of experience in decluttering homes at this time of year. Let’s share…Continue Reading

5 Signs That You May Be Disorganized

Do you ever wonder if you are chronically disorganized? ClutterBGone has worked in many homes in the GTA and have seen the signs. Here are five signs that you may be disorganized. You can never find things It continually takes you a lot longer than you thought to find things. How many times have you…Continue Reading

Storing Your Hockey Gear

With the pro hockey season now winding down it’s time to get that hockey gear stored until next season. Our friends at Pro Stock Hockey have offered some tips on how to correctly store your gear so it’s fresh and in great shape the next time you play. Pick a spot Hockey families will have…Continue Reading

Decluttering Checklist For The “Big Move”

Guest blogger : Alejandra Roca Adjusting to life in a senior living community can be tough. The move represents a fresh start with new friends and fun, but also the loss of a home, belongings, and freedom. You can help your loved one transition smoothly by planning in advance, staying organized, and honoring their feelings…Continue Reading