Monthly Archives : July 2009


Closet Organizing – How to Install an elfa® Closet

By Scott Roewer | July 23rd, 2009 | Comments »

I work with elfa® frequently and find it rather easy to install.  The product is affordable, very sturdy, and flexible enough to use in most any space.  If you enjoy simple, do-it yourself type projects, this how-to video demonstrates how you can install your own elfa® closet system from The Container Store. This is the […]


Electronics Recycling in Montgomery County Maryland – This Weekend!

By Scott Roewer | July 21st, 2009 | Comments »

In April 2008, the Consumer Electronics Association published a Market Research Report called: Trends in CE Reuse, Recycle and Removal which reported the average American Household has 24 electronic products per household. I don’t know about you, but as I look around my apartment, I have MANY more then 24! With that said, when it […]


Closet Organization – Steps to Install an elfa® Closet System

By Scott Roewer | July 15th, 2009 | Comments »

We’re excited so many of you have been following this how-to closet organizing video series.  Now that we’ve sorted all the ‘stuff’ from the closet, and removed the closet system that wasn’t working, we are ready to begin installing the new elfa® system from The Container Store. In this video, I’ll show you the tools […]


Hiding Money at Home Can Bring A Wealth of Woes

By Scott Roewer | July 14th, 2009 | Comments »

Recently I was interviewed by MSNBC for an article, “Money Hiders Risk A Wealth of Woes, Feelings of economic insecurity can lead to cash stashing“. Most people have some cash available at home. However, I have found clients do not always take appropriate steps in securing their cash. As quoted in the article by MSNBC, […]


Closet Organizing – Sorting & Organizing Your Clothes

By Scott Roewer | July 9th, 2009 | Comments »

How many times have you said, “my closet just isn’t big enough”? Well the truth of the matter is, your closet is probably large enough, you simply have too much stuff! I’ve worked in a few hundred closets, and I find people use the wrong accessories to store their clothes, and don’t take the time […]


Organizing Your Closet – Sorting and Storing Your Linens

By Scott Roewer | July 8th, 2009 | Comments »

This is the fifth video in a nine-part series of “How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro” and we’ll take a look at organizing your linens. I love living in the city. However, with city life, you often find a lack of storage space. In this home, there was a lack of closet storage. […]


3 Tips to Turn the Bedroom into an Organized Retreat & Beat The Bedroom Blues

By Scott Roewer | July 7th, 2009 | Comments »

A cluttered home adds to the stress of daily life, and most often when we tackle organizing our home, we focus on the public rooms, such as the kitchen and family room, because we fear the dreaded unannounced guest. We often neglect the bedrooms. It’s easy to close the bedroom door, but at the end […]


Closet Organizing – How to Sort & Downsize Your Closet Clutter

By Scott Roewer | July 6th, 2009 | Comments »

This is the fourth video in a nine-part series of “How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro”.  In this 5 minute video, I’ll show you how a professional organizer sorts through clutter found in a closet.  Treasurers buried in this closet include an old “Born To Kvetch” desk calendar, tons of stationary, $150 of […]


Closet Organizing – Removing The Old Closet

By Scott Roewer | July 5th, 2009 | Comments »

This is the third video in a nine-part series of “How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro”. In this 2 minute 40 second video, I’ll cover the tools necessary to remove the existing shelf and pole.  We’re prepping this closet for a new elfa® system from The Container Store.  The video show you step-by-step […]


Get Organized & Save Money

By Scott Roewer | July 2nd, 2009 | Comments »

Oprah has once again teamed up with the awesome folks at The Container Store to offer you 25% off everything in the store now through, Sunday, July 12. Be sure to measure your spaces and make your shopping list before you go.  Know what you’re shopping for so you don’t buy items that clutter your living […]