There is never a bad time to declutter your house.
Spring is naturally a great time to create more space in your home. If you happen to be spending a lot of time at home for any reason then, decluttering is especially a great idea.
To help you declutter your home and get rid of those use this space stealing items once and for all, here are lots of helpful tips and tricks to get you started:
Put The Time Aside
It is so easy to put off a task that you don’t want to do. There is always something that you would rather be doing, Anything…
The best way to avoid this happening is to put the time aside to declutter. It only has to be half an hour or 15 minutes if that is the most that you can manage.
The fact is that you have put that time aside, and you are committing to it.
Even better, set a timer. That way you know as soon as the timer goes off that you have done what you said you would do that day and you can feel proud of that.
Don’t Tackle It All At Once
If you tell yourself that you have to declutter the entire house, garden, and cheap self storage unit in one go you just won’t ever have the time. Instead break things up. Section off your home, garden and cheap self storage unit into small chunks. Organising a little bit at a time in manageable chunks and sections and is much more likely to be successful long-term.
Have Specific Locations For Items To Go
Have bags or boxes that are labelled donation, sell, throwaway, and keep. This will help you to know exactly what to do with every item. Then once you have a full bag you can deal with it there and then.
Ensure Areas Are Working For Your Family
It is important that areas of your home work efficiently in order to reduce future chances of cluttering.
Areas that are not planned well or not utilised properly or more likely to be cluttered and messy because they do not work very well. When you do declutter consider re-arranging areas, adding more storage and generally overhauling your use of the area. By doing this you help future proof your home against mess and cluttering it up again.
Be ruthless and get rid of everything that is of no use or that does not work. If you don’t love it or you can’t use it it shouldn’t be in your home. Have a friend or family member help you question your decisions to make sure that you’re being as ruthless as you possibly can be.
Hopefully our trips above have helped you feel a little bit more able to declutter your home without feeling overwhelmed by the task. We all pay a premium for every square foot of our home, so it makes sense to make the most of it. Start decluttering today to enjoy more space in your home tomorrow.