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Don't Get Caught Doing These Things In Your Basement

Shari Smith

Before visions of a dusty disco ball and blaring music from your old boom box start playing in your mind, I'm talking about something worse, namely blowing your budget by ignoring potential savings in your basement. So if you want to save money, avoid these 10 things you don't want to get caught doing in your basement.

10 Things You Don't Want to Get Caught Doing In Your Garage

Shari Smith

You might be throwing away money if you get caught doing these things in your garage. There are many potential savings you could be overlooking. See if you've ever committed these budget busters.

Controlling Garage Clutter

Chantal King

Here are twelve easy tips on how to control all the clutter that accumulates in your garage. Garages protect our vehicles and provide extra storage space. Don't let yours become cluttered and unusable. Use these inexpensive tips and you could have the best garage on the block!

Keep Your Treasures Out of the Attic


You know that ragtime opening to the popular PBS television program "Antiques Roadshow," which depicts all those family heirlooms collecting dust in the attic? Here's a tip from your home insurance agent: Don't do that. Especially in winter.

A Basement Storage System

contributed by Anna

Try these tips for adding storage shelves to the wall space going down the stairs. Not only do stair-shelves free up valuable kitchen cabinets for other items (like your slow cooker), but also since most of your staples are highly visible, you'll know exactly what you have and avoid buying duplicates.

Organize Your Garage

Tawra Kellam

Using an old dresser as an organization tool for your garage is an inexpensive solution. I see them all the time at garage sales for $10. This is well worth the price for the amount of storage you can get, and if you like to find new uses for things that otherwise might hit the landfill, an old dresser might just do the trick! Think outside the box!

A Clutter Free Basement or Attic

Maria Gracia

These simple tips will help you tackle a basement or attic organizing project. They will help you determine what to keep and what to toss as well as help you create a better storage system. And how to get your family involved in the project!

Organizing Your Garage: Lawn Tools Storage

TDS Reader Solutions

Simple, cheap solutions from our readers on how to make your own racks and storage systems for your lawn tools.

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