Getting Help and Hiring a Professional for Organization


Organizing your home takes time and sometimes help. The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) certifies organizations and individuals to help you with home organization. These companies can organize a room, a closet or even your whole home. These professionals also help with other forms of home organization. Many of these professionals can organize your paper and digital assets. There is no one way to organize your home. However, here are some helpful tips to use when trying to get organized. Read More

In case of Fire … a Readiness Plan.

Readiness Plan

Did you know that after 10 years, 30% of smoke alarms will fail? Did you know that a house fire is reported every 90 seconds with over 1.9 million house fires reported every year? With these staggering statistics it is important to ensure a fire prevention and readiness plan.

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Recovering from a Home Fire

Home FireMy name is Tami Traeden, I live in Portland Oregon. I recently heard about HomeZada and quickly checked out the website because I suffered from a home fire.

My interest was strong based on my experience in 2008.  My husband and I were both home on a Sunday afternoon in November. Our home was a 100 year old craftsman which was quite drafty so I used space heaters often. I was upstairs in my office when I noticed the space heater was not putting out warm air. So, I had moved it to a new outlet in the room so I could be closer to the project I was working on. I did not think much of it until about 30 minutes later the power went out. My husband came upstairs to talk to me before going to the basement to check on the breaker box, when he glanced out the window.

What he saw forever changed our lives. Read More

Make Better Decisions by Becoming the CEO of your Home

Your home is one of your largest assets.  And your home needs a lot of care and understanding in order to maintain its value. As it’s primary care giver or CEO of your home, are you really aware of what is going on in your home?  Are you aware of what your are spending on home improvement projects? Are you up to date on your home maintenance and what it is you need to do to take care of your home? How about documenting what you have in your home? Do you know what you own or will you need to recall everything
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