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Downsizing Tips: How To Get Rid of Clutter?

Everyone knows that clutter needs to go but it’s always easier to leave the task of decluttering for another day. If you are moving to a new home, then now is the perfect time to get this done.

Some people think that downsizing is only for retirees. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Even those with children in college or if their adult children have settled into their new lives may consider downsizing.

Deal With Easier Stuff First

Getting rid of clutter can be an overwhelming task and that’s one of the many reasons why many homeowners put off this task. So, to help you get started, you should deal with the things that you can easily part with.

  1. Clothes – get rid of all those that no longer fit you, have not worn in years, or have stains on them.
  2. Paper – get rid of paper clutter like manuals, extra copies, envelopes, or similar items that you no longer use.
  3. Duplicates – Get rid of all the duplicates. Do you have 10 mugs in a house of 2? Do you have 5 black shirts when you only use 2 regularly?
  4. Books – donate, sell, or give some of the books that you own.
  5. Movies and Music – they’re most likely part of the service that you are already subscribed to so there’s no need to keep old music or movie tapes, CDs, or DVDs.
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Declutter: Home Cleaning Tips in Under 15 Minutes

What happens when sudden unexpected guests show up on your doorstep or call just to tell you they will be coming in 15 minutes? You start to hysterically conceal every mess or clutter that you see.

Stop it immediately! Professional organizers have something in store for you to help in this dilemma.

Time-Saving Decluttering Guide

  1. Outdoor mess

You could not be considering the outside of your house, however, it is the very first thing that visitors will notice when they get there. If your outdoor furniture is disarranged, see to it it is straight and cushions are clean. Bring boots and umbrellas inside, return vacant planters and those backyard tools to the garage, and simply coiling your hose pipe will create a big difference.

  1. Living Room Clutter

A lot of cushions and couch covers could look unpleasant, so make sure to fix it before guests arrive. Store extra bed linen in the storage room or utility room as well as clean exactly what’s left. Next off, eliminate the coffee table as well as side tables. Arrange magazines and newspapers and put them in a basket, pile publications on close-by racks or under the coffee table and put remotes, DVDs as well as other electronic devices in the TV console. Provide uneven photo frames a fast repair before doing other tasks.

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Tips To Help You Declutter If You Can’t Let Go Of Things

Decluttering isn’t easy for everybody. Living in a home that doesn’t have any clutter sounds great but it can be hard to get rid of things especially if you are the kind of person who gets attached to things and cannot let go easily. Sentimental things can be very hard to let go. How will you know which items to save and which items to get rid of? Here are some declutter tips to help make the process easier for you.

Decluttering Tips

Don’t forget to practice.

It’s always hard at the beginning. But the longer you declutter your home and make clean and organized spaces, you’ll eventually find it easier to let go of things. You’ll discover that you won’t miss the things that you got rid of and that it’s not that hard to say goodbye to them at all. If you find yourself in that place at the start of the process and you feel overwhelmed with all of the clutter, trust in the process and know that it will get easier.

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