... and a few tips making your life easier when you need them.
Why organize warrantees and manuals for home appliances and tools? Ever get an error message when preheating your oven? Not know how to use a function on an appliance that you rarely use? Or maybe, something needed fixin'…. and it would have been a quick fix if you only knew that easy how-to step or only had...
... that small tool or small replacement part it came with. Well, here is an easily under-an-hour project that will save you time, money, and frustration when those fix-it and how-to moments come up.
Estimated Time to Complete
Once you have the items needed (which we’ll get to in a moment), this project takes (easily) less than 30 minutes... depending on your number of manuals, instructions, and warrantees.
Level of Difficulty
Up to $30. Psst... You may already have most or all of the items needed listed below.
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I recommend choosing an accordion organizer in a bright or easy-to-spot color or design (as in the examples in this post) so it's easy to find.
Leave the first pocket in the accordion file organizer clear for quick drop-ins of instructions when in a hurry... for filing later.
Depending on your circumstances, here are the manuals, warrantees, and instructions I recommend storing these outside of the general household accordion organizer:
So give it a try. Also check out my FREE storage hack for quick access to hats, gloves, and scarves, candles, as well as other EZ organization and FREE Home DIY ideas.
In the meantime, get started and get going putting the fun back into functional stylish living… in under an hour!
Having Trouble Getting Started?
I used to feel the same way too. After all, who wants to put time into a project that may not work in their specific home? That's why I created this Quick DIY Check Prep (List) for getting you started on those projects that actually enhance your home. I use this when starting any home DIY endeavor... big or small.
Knowing the "whys" of your home projects not only helps you with the "hows" but keeps you focused on the DIY endeavors that will matter for you... saving you time and money.
The Under-an-Hour, Home DIY Warrior