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The Ultimate Decluttering List: How To Get Rid of Clutter for Good

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If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the stuff in your house, it’s time to declutter. This ultimate declutter list will help you get rid of clutter for good. It most certainly will help you get started on the decluttering process and make your home a more peaceful and serene place.

To get you started on the fast track, don’t look beyond the next five tips that are offered, or the next 15 minutes for that matter. Part of “decluttering success” is avoiding overwhelm. So to get off to a quick start, don’t go beyond the next paragraph. 

Are you ready? 

Decluttering Fast Track: How to Organize Your Home in 15 Minutes or Less

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the thought of decluttering your home, don’t worry! You can start small and work your way up. Here are a few quick and easy tips to get you started: 

Pick one area to declutter. Whether it’s your bedroom, kitchen, living room, or home office, start with just one space.

Set a timer for 15 minutes and see how much you can get done.

Start with the easy stuff first. Toss any items that are broken, damaged, or that you no longer need or want.

Donate or sell items that are in good condition but that you no longer use.

Create a system for the things you keep. Whether it’s organizing by category, color, or another system, find a way to keep the things you love in an easily accessible place.

Stop here. 

Take a deep breath. Leave this article, set a timer for 15 minutes, and do some decluttering work. We’ll be here when you return. 

You’re back. Okay, good. Let’s move on, here are three more ways to continue decluttering. 

3 Useful Ways to Begin Decluttering Your Home

If you’re like most people, your home is probably full of things you don’t need. From clothes you never wear to old books and toys, it can be difficult to let go of things. But decluttering your home can be liberating and it’s a great way to start fresh. 

Here are some useful ways to begin (or continue) decluttering your home:

Start with one room at a time.

Don’t try to tackle your whole house all at once. It will be overwhelming and you’ll likely get discouraged. Start with one room and work your way through it. If you’re continuing your decluttering efforts from above, what is the next space you’re going to tackle? 

Be ruthless.

If you’re having trouble getting rid of things, ask yourself if you really need it. If the answer is no, then get rid of it.

Be patient. 

Decluttering your home will take time and it won’t happen overnight. Be patient and keep at it and eventually you’ll have the decluttered home you’ve been wanting. If you’re easily overwhelmed, I suggest that you set your timer for 15 minutes at a time. If you do this for a week, it will add up. 

Alright, now you’re getting into the groove. 

Let’s keep going with more decluttering ideas. Here are a few more decluttering tips. 

3 More Tips and Tricks For Your Decluttering Journey

Make a list of all the areas in your home that need decluttering. This will help you focus your efforts and make a plan of attack. Especially if you’re continuing to set your timer for 15 minutes at a time. 

Try the “one in, one out” rule. For every new item that comes into your home, get rid of one that you don’t need. This will help keep your home from getting cluttered in the first place.

Use storage bins and baskets to organize items and keep them from taking over your home. This will help you stay organized and make decluttering easier in the long run. 

Are The Holidays Coming?  Here Are Proven Ways To Declutter Your Home Before The Holidays

At the time of this writing, the holiday season is upon us and that means the company is coming! 

Whether you’re expecting family or friends, you’ll want to make sure your home is clean and clutter-free. 

Here are nine ways to declutter your home before the holidays:

Get rid of any unwanted or unused items. 

I know we’ve mentioned this one already, but… it’s the holidays, and that means more stuff will be entering your house. This is the perfect time to purge your home of anything you no longer need or want.

Donate items to charity.

If you have items in good condition that you no longer use, consider donating them to a local charity. It’s a time of giving. 

Organize your belongings. 

This will make it easier to find things when you need them and will make your home look neater.

Create a storage plan.

If you don’t have enough storage space in your home, now is the time to come up with a plan. This may involve renting a storage unit or getting creative with your existing space.

Declutter your schedule. 

The holiday season can be hectic, so declutter your schedule by saying no to events or commitments you don’t want to do. This will free up time for things that are truly important to you.

Create a system for storing holiday decorations.

This will make it easy to find what you need and put everything away after the holidays.

Get rid of any duplicate items.

Do you really need two of the same holiday decoration? Probably not.

Purge your closets. 

This will make getting dressed for holiday parties much easier and you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for more easily.

Organize your pantry and cabinets.

This will make cooking and baking for the holidays much easier and you’ll be able to find what you need more quickly.

By following these tips, you can declutter your home before the holidays and enjoy a stress-free season! 

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