Minimizing Clutter in Your Home
Considering all the belongings we acquire over time, clutter seems inevitable in any home or apartment. Your clutter will naturally multiply with each person in your home, creating even more of a mess that you’ll eventually have to deal with. Use our guide to prevent clutter before it becomes a problem!
If you are moving into a new home or apartment, it is the perfect time to leave your clutter behind and start fresh. Before you move, go through all of your belongings and decide what is absolutely necessary to keep. Toss out that old handbag you never use or the golf clubs you’ve been swearing you’ll use one day. Don’t make the mistake of bringing your clutter with you into a new home, leave it behind and move on to a cleaner, healthier space.
Most people will get rid of belongings once a year but instead of having one big purge, you should be constantly be going through your belongings and tossing out whatever junk you don’t need.
By opting out of physical documents of the hundreds of papers you receive monthly from your work, bank, credit cards, etc. you will decrease the clutter in your home immediately. Keep these documents online and you won’t have to worry about them causing clutter or needing to be shredded. You will also decrease the amount of waste you produce, making for a greener home!
Give Every Item a Home
A major way that many families create clutter in their homes is by having several items that have no one place that they call home. By naming a home for every item, you will free-up the communal spaces that often become the momentary home of such items.