The year 2017 is a perfect time to make some resolutions, why? Well, it’s the New Year! You can start exercising, eating healthier, organizing as well as decluttering. There is no better way to start but now, you can start the year on a positive note and get things done.
If you are focused on improving your home this 2017, you can start by decluttering. This does not only free up vital space, it likewise enables you to do an exhaustive cleaning, you can even make good money by selling things that you no longer need. With lesser clutter, it makes it easier to relax at home.
We all know that a room filled with clutter is a real eyesore. It makes any room appear smaller than it really is. We all love to come home to a clean, spacious, and clutter-free home. Too much clutter can turn your home into a dysfunctional mess, and you don’t want this to happen, don’t you? That is exactly why there is a pressing need to start cleaning the mess.
Here are some home organization tips to help you declutter your home and your life this 2017.
Go From Room To Room
Start with each room in the house, check what is bothering you the most and what needs to be done. Make a checklist of the areas that you need to declutter such as overcrowded drawers, cabinets, old stuff that needed thrown, etc. Check what needs to be done first and focus on it. Have a storage area by creating a temporary holding area for stuff that you need to store away. Get some functional storage, boxes, and plastic bins. Labeling these containers will help if you need to get some stuff later on.
For those who have tons of stuff and find it hard to throw things away, here are some awesome tips for decluttering and reorganizing your home.
If you see decluttering as a big undertaking, there is a great likelihood that you will be unable to do the job. Create small goals or targets that you want to accomplish on one room at a time, since smaller goals are easier to achieve.
It can be difficult to throw stuff away as we conditioned ourselves that we never know when we may need it. If you have an issue decluttering, ask yourself if you truly need what you are keeping. If it consists of clothes that you never want to wear or decorations you do not want displayed, then it would be best to throw them away or give it to charity.
Make Use of Any Unused Space
If you have a shed, loft, or garage that is empty, why not make use of it to store any other items that you do not need? This way you do not have to throw them away and you will declutter a useful space in the house.
Rent Self Storage
Know that you can always rent a self storage unit. If there are some furniture pieces of kitchen wares that are valuable to you and you want to keep in case you later on move to a bigger house, placing it into a self storage unit can solve your problems. It frees up space in your home, as it does not appear as cluttered but everything you need can be easily accessed when you needed it the most.
Store Things You Don’t Need
Store things you don’t need immediately. Most individuals make the error of presuming that they need to display everything that they have. Truth is, you don’t. Be minimalistic and keep only the things that you will need.
When you follow these guidelines, you will begin to have a home that is less cluttered. Try to check your favorite items and store them away, so the entire place can look cleaner and tidier. Stay committed to your organization and decluttering plan and you will surely enjoy a clean and organized home for the rest of the year!