There is no specific time to start organizing your house. You can start at any time as long as you have time on your side. Being organized and living in an organized well-arranged house can immensely improve your life, enable you to live a calmer and stress-free life. If your 2018 New Year’s resolution was to organize your home and enjoy the benefits of being in an orderly environment, then it is not too late to start with the following tips:
After the holidays we tend to have a lot of clutter lying around. For example, holiday decorations, kids’ toys, boxes and a lot of other things you do not use. Start by getting rid of these items. You can store them in boxes or wrapping paper and keep them away from the areas you use on a daily basis. You can keep them in the store or in the basement if it is not full already.
Decluttering a home is never an easy process. The best way to do this is by starting with the little goals you have in mind. The doorway or the main entry point is a great place to start from. This is because it is the first place people see when they visit you. A clean entrance gives an impression that the interior is also clean. Get innovative and think about how you can get it organized. For example, if your family members tend to leave their shoes at the doorway, you can set up a shoe rack for storing and keeping thee shoes organized. You can also install hooks for hanging your coats and so on. Then assign every member of the family a hook or space on the rack for storing their items. You can also use the space near the door for storing your pet supplies and eating equipment. Leashes and collars can be hung on a hook somewhere near the door.
Another part of your home that is usually neglected and needs your immediate attention is your bedroom. A good number of people use their bedrooms for storing items that have no homes or they do not use on a regular basis. This is clutter that needs to be removed. Start by identifying what should be in the bedroom and what you need in there. For those items you no longer need, you can give them out as donations, sale those that are still working and throw away those that are not working. Encourage proper aeration of the bedroom by cleaning the ventilation and windows.
Sometimes organizing your home can be an overwhelming process. if you do not have time to do all the arranging and rearranging of the home, you can seek the services of a professional.