• Guide to difficult tasks: Clearing the attic Part 2

    In part two of ‘Clearing the attic’, we look at how to prepare, sort and process items removed from the attic. Missed Part 1? Read it here. 1. Prepare a Sorting and Packing Area.  You will need a sorting and packing area within a short distance of the …

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  • Problems in downsizing: tips for success

    Recently we helped an older lady to move home which involved significant downsizing, and we ran into problems. These problems and solutions can give you a head start in your own decluttering and downsizing project. And I can give you a few tips. The lady …

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  • Guide to difficult tasks: Clearing the attic Part 1

    Please note that this guide is intended to mitigate the risk of injury while clearing the attic but it is not a guarantee against injury and you should cease work if you feel any discomfort and contact your doctor if pain persists. Clearing an attic …

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  • What do you need? What do you enjoy?

    I downsized from a 3 bedroom house to a 2 bedroom apartment with no study and no dining room, and learnt some lessons. You really cannot take as much as you think.  2. You will have an easier life if you leverage your storage space, rather than …

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