Decluttering 101: Where to Start?

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Where to Start: Declutter 101

These 5 decluttering 101 examples don’t tell you which room to begin with nor the time frame it will take you to declutter each space. Above all, these tips and tricks don’t blueprint specific decluttering techniques, or tell you what you what you should or shouldn’t own. Moreover, these decluttering 101 rules are here to assist you with:

  • Creating space in your home
  • Deciding what’s important to you
  • Making cleaning easier

Furthermore, every January the holiday decorations come down and the itch to get organized begins. It really is the perfect time to tackle those closets and drawers, to purge and declutter all the corners of your home. Gold Standard Understands the frustration and tries to help the process a little by generating a list of things to throw away, donate, or recycle, based on each room in your home!

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<p><span style=Hence, decluttering utilizes decision-making and problem solving traits because you have only some much space for X amount of personal belongings. For example, the bathroom and usually has limited space, so to make everything fit you need quick decision making skills about whether to keep or discard items, and where to put them. Items to consider disposing in your bathroom to gain more space are:

  • Old makeup
  • Expired sunscreen
  • Expired medicine
  • Broken brushes
  • Old towels/bath mats

2. Bedroom

Generally, clutter can create stress. Having a bedroom that is clean and organized saves you time and energy each day. Also, it allows you to see what you have and need to make better shopping purchases. Furthermore, when you declutter you’re likely to find the items you have misplaced or forgotten you have. To being with,  use the list below to establish what is taking up unwanted space in your bedroom.

  • Old/broken jewelry
  • Earrings without a match
  • Stained clothes
  • Clutter in nightstands
  • Old shoe boxes

3. Kitchen

In conclusion, having a clean home and especially a clean kitchen is a good thing. If you have a clean space keeping it clean is easy, but getting a cluttered space clean is a chore. However, to help improve your kitchen space try minimizing old, expired or broken things in your kitchen!

  • Plasticware with no lid
  • Expired food
  • Old cookbooks
  • Chipped plates/glasses
  • Old kitchen tools

4. Office

In short, decluttering office space is similar to any other room stated above. Once your convenience of what is earning its keep in your office you can make a pile of things that stay and things you’d like to get rid of. In this case, be ruthless, don’t keep anything in your space that doesn’t support your work or make you happy to see. In particular, start with these items mentioned below for a head start on a cleaner, brighter and more functional space.

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Old receipts
  • Old notebooks
  • Outdated electronics