Often times, working to get organized and declutter your home can seem like a never-ending task. You may have made attempts to declutter without many results. The truth is that with a plan, even the most disorganized people can get on track to get organized and free themselves from clutter. Follow some of the tips below to get your home in order.
Have A Goal
If your organizational skills don’t seem to improve, you may be lacking a goal. The idea is to pick one area and complete it. Start small, as to not get discouraged. Organizing a little here and there won’t make any kind of a dent in your organizational needs. It will also look like you haven’t done anything to improve your mess. Stay consistent and work on one room, one area at a time and you’ll be on your way.
Utilize All of Your Shelves
Many times the bottom or the top shelf of a closet or utility storage unit remains unused. The problem could be that the shelves are so tall that no one can reach them and they remain empty. You can fix this problem by simply moving the shelving or placing rarely used items up there that can be accessed by a step ladder.
You Have Too Much Stuff and Nowhere to Put it
Rather than buy a bigger house, you might want to get organized and declutter your stuff. Between you and your children, you are bound to have quite a few items that can be either sold or donated to a good cause. Consider setting up a donation pile in your house. Have every family member add their items that they no longer need or use. As an extra tip, don’t let the items that are for donation linger. When the bin is full, put it in your car and head off to the donation center.
You Have a Lot of Little Things with Nowhere to Place Them
This is a problem that can be solved by the right containers. If you can find a container that’s best suited for items you need to store, it will be much easier to find and access these items. Implementing storage bins and labeled storage boxes to your organization plan, can add clarity and organization to your things. In addition, it can ease the task of finding your items at a later date.
Things Have Sentimental Value
It’s nice to have a few things that you cherish and bring back good memories, but sentimental value items can really get out of hand. If you think of when you last looked at something or how much memory an item truly holds for you, it can be easy to get rid of a lot of things when you put your mind to it. You can ask a friend to help you go through things to help you stay organized and declutter. An outsider can advise you on what to save and what you should get rid of.
Just because you don’t have room for all of your things doesn’t mean you don’t want to keep them. It just means you need some more space. Renting a storage unit is a great solution when you run out of room or time to get yourself organized and clutter-free. Storage might be necessary for a short period of time like during a construction project, or when you have company staying over for an extended time, or when you are staging your home to sell it. Long-term storage is also a great solution when you only need access to your items at certain times during the year or when you are planning a move to a larger space in the future. Storage units allow you the freedom of keeping your items, yet gaining space at the same time. Call to reserve your storage units in Milford CT now (203) 283-5044.