Category: Did You Know?

CNE 2014

Posted 8 Sep 2014 3:41 pm . Filed under : Did You Know?, Eco-Friendly, Home, Organization, Shelving, Simplify, Storage By : admin

Did you know that 1.3-1.4 million people visit the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) each year? Solutions has once again decided to be a part of this Canadian tradition and open a booth depicting the ideal/ dream closet. With countless ideas and products, Solutions brings a fresh and new approach to uncluttering your life with eco-friendly products. This year we are engaging the public to join us in planting a million trees worldwide. A simple sign-up gets you one tree planted. …

Scratch And Win!

Posted 30 Jun 2014 10:51 am . Filed under : Did You Know? By : admin

Don’t miss out on the hot deals this summer with our new Scratch and Win promotion! Everyone who plays is a winner, so why not join the fun! Pop by a Solutions store near you and play! http://www.solutions-stores.ca/ecommerce/control/pretailstorelocation  

All About Solutions Your Organized Living Store

Welcome to our brand new blog! My name is Randi, and I am going to be writing to you about Solutions, our products, tips on organizing, and anything else that pops into my head! I think the best reason for me to write this blog is that like many of you, I have my messy moments. Wait a minute, a messy person working for an organizational supplies company – isn’t that an oxymoron? It’s a common joke that when I …

Easy way For Spring Cleaning

Junk the junk drawer! Almost everyone has a junk drawer. You know, that drawer that catches everything from keys to pens to spare change and the odd nail?   Imagine the sense of accomplishment when you finally tackle that annoying little drawer.Whether you use plastic containers, an ice cube tray or zip tie baggies to organize items, just do it!  Stackable Wine Holder sku 46453 Have your home professionally deep cleaned! Of course, we think the best way to welcome spring …

5 Reasons to Use Reusable Shopping Bags

Posted 18 Jul 2013 3:33 pm . Filed under : Did You Know?, Eco-Friendly, Home, Kitchen, Sale, Shopping, Simplify By : admin

Save the environment one bag at a time! The average person goes through 350 to 500 plastic bags per year. Although many stores are now taking measures to stop people from using plastic bags, such as charging a fee per bag or offering alternative reusable bags, it is important that we too take initiatives to help the environment. Here are five reasons why you should make the switch to reusable shopping bags (if you haven’t already done so): 1. It …

How To Outdoor Line and Air Dry Your Laundry

Posted 23 May 2013 3:36 pm . Filed under : Did You Know?, Eco-Friendly, Laundry By : admin

Line and air dry your clothes outdoors to keep them feeling fresher for longer and lasting a lifetime. Natural sunlight keep whites whiter and your everyday clothes smelling fresh and clean. Ironing Board A tabletop ironing board is the ideal solution for any small living space. Iron out the wrinkles in your air-dried and line-dried clothes easily and efficiently. Try: Solutions Deluxe Mini-Board in Plaid, $16.99, at solutions-stores.ca Iron and Board Holder Keep your laundry room neat and tidy with …

How To Keep Your Food Fresher For Longer

Posted 16 May 2013 9:08 am . Filed under : Did You Know?, Kitchen, Storage By : admin

Preserve your food and lock in freshness for longer using vacuum seal storage containers for your pantry and kitchen. How does a vacuum sealer work? Put your selected food items and dry goods inside one of the vacuum sealed food saving containers and use the pump to remove all the air from inside the container to seal it with an airtight close. It’s super simple and easy to use, but most people don’t realize that most foods spoil because they …

Did You Know?

Posted 16 May 2013 8:43 am . Filed under : Did You Know?, Kitchen By : admin

  Oxygen-free storage will extend the shelf-life. When you store your food reserves at the “optimum storage temperature (between 40°F and 60°F)” that temperature range ALONE can double the storage life. The shelf-life of storage foods is usually calculated on 70°F, which is considered “room temperature” and all foods will degrade quicker at temperatures warmer than room temperature. Even foods like MREs will degrade quickly if stored in hot temperatures. This is the projected storage life of MREs at different …

Did you know? Facts About Trees

Posted 19 Apr 2013 3:00 pm . Filed under : Did You Know?, Eco-Friendly By : admin

In time for Earth Day, we are celebrating the environment and giving back by planting trees around the world that have been left devastated by deforestation especially in areas like Central America, Africa and Asia. Besides pumping oxygen back in to the atmosphere, they do a lot more than we think they do. Find out more about the benefit of trees and the impact they leave on our lives and environment. · Two mature trees provide enough oxygen for a family …