Most home owners can honestly say they face challenges when it comes to decluttering their houses blog. Whether it is the stacking up of bills, mails or school projects, clutter lurks in all corners of your house. However, when done right, decluttering of the house does not have to be time consuming. For a few minutes daily, reducing of your house’s clutter can become a way of life, and will ultimately save you a lot of time, energy….Let go of that clutter and your day will be less stressful!
We are happy to offer you our favorite organization tips to aid you take control of your house’s clutter;
- Go through your current belongings. Accumulating lots of items that aren’t being used takes up space that could otherwise be used for other items that we use. Make sure you go look through all your belongings and removing unwanted items. This will create a lot of space in the house.
- Limit Impulse Buys. While a 90% off-sale is such a strong temptation, ask yourself whether you really require whatever is being sold. If you don’t, then put it right back. The greater the stuff you own, the worse your clutter gets.
- Create a Place for Everything. Designate a special place for each item that you use in the house- whether it’s a specific drawer, the closet, or just hangers (For clothes). Once you have created a place for each item, then make sure it remains there! This helps you keep track of your items and reduces piling up of clutter.
- Use Multipurpose Furniture. Purchase furniture that can serve you right storage-wise. There is a whole selection of beautiful furniture out there that can store those extra blankets or that board game.
- Arm your house with storage options. Find a storage system that works for your house. Baskets for magazines, clear bins for toys, and well-labeled filing boxes for your house’s office.
- Sparing with Displays (Simplicity Rules Remember!). One very sure way of cluttering your house is by filling it up with knickknacks and displays. This makes the house space feel busy. Well, select a few key items and display them simply, and your living space will feel less cluttered and more organized.
- Use Vertical Space. In any house, the biggest friend in reducing clutter must be vertical space… heads down. Tall bookcases and wall shelves let you organize items according to their level of necessity. Place rarely used items along top shelves, and frequently used items on easy-to-reach shelves.
Your home does not have to be stressful to get clutter-free. Use these tips to help you figure out where to clean, purge and organize for the future. Begin small, or big – whichever makes your cup of tea. Once you get discouraged, find a killer piece of furniture or electronic to keep you going! You will be surprised how well you can do!