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Improve Your Home’s Organization!

Thursday, March 24, 2022   /   by Bob Cowan

Improve Your Home’s Organization!

Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty Bob Cowan

Keeping your home neat and tidy requires a lot of organization. Unfortunately, homeowners don't always have an easy time staying organized. It's possible that your home lacks the storage options you require to successfully arrange, or that your home is simply too small to accommodate all of your family's belongings. Perhaps there is ample space, but the layout of your rooms makes things tough. Whatever the reason, you might feel like you’re fighting an uphill battle with organization and that it never lasts as long as you’d like.

There is no one-size-fits-all method for having your home organized, but there are a few things that can assist. Although not all of these ideas are likely to work for you, a few of them may help you get a better handle on your home's organization. Even if the particular suggestions don't quite apply to your home and its layout, they may provide you with ideas to help you handle the disorganization in your home.

Adjust Your Storage Methods

There are several things you can do to help improve your home's storage options. Here are a few suggestions:

• Instead of sorting spices or dry goods products by their names, sort them by how often they are used. This allows you to keep the items you use the most towards the front of your storage and the items you use less frequently in the rear or on a harder-to-reach shelf.

• Label all long-term storage containers, including folders, boxes, and other containers. Avoid having a catch-all or miscellaneous option; rather than dealing with an ever-growing pile that needs to be sorted, put things where they go right away.

• Use dividers to make your drawers more organized, allowing you to keep several types of stuff together without creating a lot of clutter.

• Install coat hooks and a shoe container near your main entryway, and make sure that everyone in your household uses both. This will keep your shoes, jackets, and coats from getting thrown about the house.

It's also worth noting that purchasing additional storage containers isn't the answer to running out of space. If you're running out of storage space, go through what you already have and see if you can get rid of anything before investing in more.

Out With the Old, In With the New

Buying new and updated things while keeping the items they're replacing is a huge cause of clutter and running out of space. Of course, this does not imply that you should only own one jacket or purse; having multiples of some products makes sense as long as the older ones are still in use. If you buy something with the clear intention of replacing something else but that something else is still sticking around unused, though, then there may be a problem.

Electronics are the worst offenders; if you obtain a new phone or tablet, instead of putting it in a drawer to take up room, sell, donate, or give it away. The same applies for damaged or threadbare clothing, handbags or backpacks with broken straps or other damage, and all the other items you keep promising yourself you'll fix but never do. Examine all of your old stuff that haven't been handled in at least 6 months to discover what you can get rid of. You should also get into the habit of donating outdated products as soon as you receive a newer one.

Give Your Layout a Makeover

In some circumstances, all it takes is a little rearrangement of furniture or a modification in the structure of your home to free up some more space and reduce clutter. In many circumstances, you can do it yourself, but you may want to hire a professional decorator or decluttered to assist you. If you do decide to take this route.

To know more about Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty Bob Cowan and how they can help, please feel free to call Bob at 949-441-9918

Author:  Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty Bob Cowan Team

Organization  Realtor
Declutter   San Clemente

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