It has proven that people have a problem getting rid of old things and over the years they become hoarders. There are many reasons why is this happening, some of them are emotionally attached to things, while other are guided with a thought, they will need the things they collected over the years. But, if you want to make your house shine again and see your furniture in the real light, then follow our tips and trick that will help you declutter your home.
Remove the things you don’t use
Even if you think you will need them someday, you won’t, trust us! If your stuff has been collecting the dust for years, it is less likely you will use them anytime soon. They are just jamming up your space and enabling you to have a beautiful and clean house. First, start with the things you haven’t used for years and put them into bags and get rid of them. You can always do a noble deed and donate the stuff you aren’t using anymore. Then go for things you haven’t utilized in the last couple of month. Once you remove all clutter from your house, you won’t be able to recognize it.
Create a maybe box
If you are still having a hard time separating from some things, put them in “maybe” box. But, don’t go crazy with the stuff, this box is just for cases when you can’t make a decision, and you still think you will need these things in the future. After a couple of months, review the maybe box and if you can remove more stuff from it. It is important to keep your house clean and organized; mass can only disturb your everyday activities and make you feel more nervous.
Sanitize and clean everything
Once you’ve taken out the things you don’t need anymore, it’s time to clean your house. Most of the stuff we accumulated in basements, attics, and closets, but it doesn’t mean you only have clean these three areas. Start with the entire house, if you have small kids, this process is essential. First, use sanitizers to disinfect the entire area and then move to cleaning. Wipe every surface of your house, once the job is completed, you will enjoy your hard work by taking a rest in a clean and fresh house.
Prevent this issue in the future
If you don’t pay attention, your home and the things you are keeping, you can end up in the same situation. It is crucial to organize your stuff; use different cabinets and organizers to select the things you will use every day. Also, you should have organizers for the things you don’t use very often. Keep in mind that minimalism is still trendy, so why would you need the things you barely use. You shouldn’t neglect the furniture as well, get rid of everything that is old and broken.