How to Declutter Your Home: 5 Steps to Successful Clutter-free Living by Purge, LLC

How to Declutter Your Home: 5 Steps to Successful Clutter-free Living

If your home has clutter, it can be difficult to find things, relax, and feel at peace. Decluttering your home does not have to be a daunting task. In this article, we’ll give you five simple steps to declutter your home and live a clutter-free life.

1. Start Today

The best way to declutter your home is to start today. The first step to decluttering your home is to set aside a small amount of time each day or week. If you have one room you want to focus on, great. If not, pick a room that needs decluttering the most, and start there. Make a plan and do a little each day.

2. Find Your Motivation

If you have too much clutter in your home, you’ll find it difficult to motivate yourself to declutter. With the right motivation and a solid plan, it can make the task of decluttering easier. For inspiration, you can watch decluttering videos on YouTube. Join a Facebook group or an online community that encourages decluttering and organizing your space. Joining a community is a helpful way to get support from others who are going through the same thing as you.

3. Attack the Clutter Hot Spots

Start with smaller areas first and establish quick wins. Clean out a junk drawer that’s overflowing, tackle that first. Declutter a closet that’s storing a bunch of outdated or out-of-season clothes you don’t wear. If you have a desk or table covered in paper or junk mail, get rid of it by recycling it. After successfully decluttering the smaller areas or quick-win areas, it’s time to focus on larger areas within your home that need decluttering.

4. Donate or Sell What You Don’t Need

Determining if is there anything you can donate or sell is a great way to get rid of items you no longer need. Create two piles, one to donate and the other to sell. This is a great way to get an inventory of the stuff you have kept in storage for years. Not everything needs to be donated or sold, and it’s okay. You can store useful or important items in storage units or box them up and store them in your garage, attic, or utility room.

5. Put It All Away

To keep your home clutter-free, start by putting your stuff away. Find a home for every item or they will end up on counters, in closets, and on the floor. It’s best to have a system where you keep your things. If you don’t have a system, here are some ideas: If you have children, talk to them about where their things should go. If you have a spouse, partner, or roommate, talk to them about where certain things should go.

In Conclusion

Clutter has a way of slowly creeping into your home and taking over. The best way to fight clutter is to simply start by attacking the areas of your home that are the worst. Once you’ve got those areas under control, you can move on to the next room, and so on until your entire home is clutter-free.

Let Us Help

If you have a lot of clutter and don’t know where to begin, it might be time to consider hiring a professional to help declutter and organize your home or workspace. We can implement our proven system to help keep your home clutter-free for good. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation to see how we can help you achieve a clutter-free life.