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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Must-Have Tools for an Organized and Clean Home, Summer Edition

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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Must-Have Tools for an Organized and Clean Home, Summer Edition

August 16, 2019

Summer may be all about relaxing your rules and enjoying the moment, but that doesn’t mean your home doesn’t need attention. Here, 5 housekeeping solutions from our editors at sister sites Remodelista and The Organized Home for keeping your space neat, clean, and organized.

1. A Kitchen Pegboard

A highly organized yet somehow casual and relaxed kitchen, thanks to a hardworking pegboard wall. Photograph by Justine Hand for Remodelista, from Kitchen of the Week: A Compact, Nautical Entertaining Kitchen on Cape Cod.
Above: A highly organized yet somehow casual and relaxed kitchen, thanks to a hardworking pegboard wall. Photograph by Justine Hand for Remodelista, from Kitchen of the Week: A Compact, Nautical Entertaining Kitchen on Cape Cod.

2. Modern Towel Hooks

A beach or lake house should never be without some sturdy wall hooks for towels, robes, and sweatshirts for cooler nights. See Alexa’s roundup in 10 Easy Pieces: Modern Robe Hooks. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista.
Above: A beach or lake house should never be without some sturdy wall hooks for towels, robes, and sweatshirts for cooler nights. See Alexa’s roundup in 10 Easy Pieces: Modern Robe Hooks. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista.

3. A DIY Bug Repellent

It’s hard to feel at ease when there’s a mosquito buzzing around. Keep the pests away with a DIY Natural Insect Repellent using essential oils. Photograph by Kate Sears, from A Chic Fixer-Upper on Fire Island, Budget Edition.
Above: It’s hard to feel at ease when there’s a mosquito buzzing around. Keep the pests away with a DIY Natural Insect Repellent using essential oils. Photograph by Kate Sears, from A Chic Fixer-Upper on Fire Island, Budget Edition.

4. Baskets Made of Nautical Rope

These sturdy, tough, and surprisingly chic baskets can be used indoors or out. See Made in Maine: Rugged Baskets and Doormats Woven From Nautical Rope.
Above: These sturdy, tough, and surprisingly chic baskets can be used indoors or out. See Made in Maine: Rugged Baskets and Doormats Woven From Nautical Rope.

5. A Clever Spice Storage Hack

Michelle found the perfect canisters for holding her spices at a jewelry supplies store. See her clever hack in What’s Inside: A Surprising Spice Drawer Solution. Photograph by Mimi Giboin.
Above: Michelle found the perfect canisters for holding her spices at a jewelry supplies store. See her clever hack in What’s Inside: A Surprising Spice Drawer Solution. Photograph by Mimi Giboin.

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