7 Tips for Decluttering Your Home
If you have a home that barely functions under a tide of items and clutter you may have collected over the years, or you have a room where you keep all the excess belongings, then you may be facing a good time to get it all figured out and decluttered.
These 7 tips will allow you to make it happen in an efficient and organized way:
1. If you happen to be running short on cupboard space, then maybe you can free up some by getting all your items organized. You can create a black backdrop for the items you keep, making sure they are defined in their locations for a more aesthetic look. Downsizing what you have around the shelves will also make things far easier when it comes to clearance.
2. Having a nightstand often means leaving a number of items on it, which makes it pretty hard to deal with, so you would do well to try to compartmentalize it to make organization easier that way. All of the items on your nightstand can then be placed in a small holder so they will not be in complete chaos. You can find such in most stores that deal with home supplies, preferably ones made of rattan.
3. Your linen closet may also need to be cleaned out and sorted through, as this will allow you to deal with things in an equally organized manner, bringing some change along. You can install some lipped shelves to keep things organized and to ensure you won’t bother things when you’re looking for something specific.
4. People often leave quite a few belongings near their front door, on furniture and so forth when they need to go out. You can deal with that in a fairly simple manner – a small container or tub where you can store all the items you use often enough, such as hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, your keys and other items. You can even have small compartments where they go when you need to organize them
5. Kids grow their toys and furniture change and no matter what you do, this will never change by itself. Keep it in mind and do your best to have all your things organized so you won’t have to deal with the chaos of a messy room. Organizing will help you replace the older toys in a more controlled way, such as placing them in plastic containers or having printed photos or labels pointing out what the contents are. Put them on shelves on your walls and off the floor and you will have all things under control without too much issues involved.
6. Have a ready drawer for all your random items you simply don’t know where to place and keep it around for such cases. Put some dividers inside so you can organize the items after a fashion, making sure you never keep such random items in the open and all over the place.
7. Having your home properly decluttered and organized will greatly help when you need to deal with home clearance, junk disposal, furniture clearance and more without actually hiring a house clearance company.
At Mountain Sky Closets, we are dedicated to helping you organize your home. Call today for a free in-home consultation at 970.846.7588 or just fill out this form and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.