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8 Home Organizing Apps You Should Try

Home Organizing Apps

Getting organized can feel like an impossible task. There are countless products available to help you bring order to the chaos, but you may not know where to start. However, there are now home organization apps for tablets and smart phones that you can use to restore order and tranquility to your home.

1. Home Inventory - $19.99

This is one of the best inventory apps available, and it can help you in several ways. It's wise to have an inventory of your personal belongings for insurance purposes. This app lists the item, make, model, manufacturer, condition, purchase price and value. It lets you cross that home inventory off your to-do list in a fun way. It also comes in handy when you're out shopping and are considering a purchase. You can check your inventory to see if you already have something similar before you cart the item home. You can even scan the barcodes on smaller items like DVDs and music, so you'll never buy a duplicate item again.

2. iRewardChart - Free

Kids may not like doing chores, but many people view them as a great way to teach them about work ethics and being a good family member. With this chart, it's easy to keep track of the chores and motivate kids to do them without being told.

3. Organizing Junkie - $1.99

You have more to organize than your household. You also need to organize your habits and tasks. Use this app to keep track of big projects for work, your to-do list for volunteer positions, household chores and more. It not only lets you make a list of things to do immediately, but you can also put tasks in that need to be completed over the course of a month or even a year. With this feature, you can break bigger projects into smaller bites and remain on task.

4. Remember the Milk - Free

Stop tying strings around your finger and let your device send you reminders for important events. It syncs with your calendar and features a color-coded system that makes it easy to prioritize your tasks and reach your goals.

5. Buy Me A Pie - $2.99

This grocery list takes it to the next level with color coding and the ability to create multiple lists. It can also be synced with other devices. If someone at home is making dinner and needs garlic bread, that information can be sent to your phone so you can pick it up on the way home. Stop making multiple trips to the store or buying items that are already in your pantry with this handy organizer.

6. BillMinder - $4.99

Avoid late fees and the stress of forgotten payments with this handy. It organizes your bills y due date, send you reminders about deadlines and even pays the bills for you with an Auto-Pay feature. You can also use it to track spending habits and stay on track financially.

7. Stylish Girl - Free

Make getting dressed easier with this clever closet organizer. Once you enter your wardrobe into the application, it will help you assemble a great look every day using what's already in your closet. You can also use it to find clothes that will work with what you have at home currently, and that translates to savings at the store.

8. Mike Holmes Make it Right - $3.99

Home improvements bring disorganization and chaos to any home, but you can get it under control with this smart app. It helps you track the project, keep the budget under control and even communicate with your contractor.

If you're feeling overwhelmed and like your life is chaos, use these apps to restore order to your happy home. They're an affordable and effective way to bring things under control and remove some stress from your life. Available for most tablets and phones, they'll make your life easier and even more enjoyable.

Resources:

http://computer.howstuffworks.com/tablets/10-ipad-apps-for-home-organization.htm
http://www.beechwoodhomes.com/news/category/articles

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