No matter your interior taste, there is one thing that does not look good in any house, and this is clutter. However, a lot of people have a clutter problem, as stuff just seems to accumulate, doesn’t it? The trouble is that clutter ruins the interior of your home, and it makes it difficult for you to relax and unwind too. So, with that in mind, let’s take a look at clutter in further detail and how to deal with this problem…
DIAGNOSING YOUR CLUTTER PROBLEM
Before you can rectify the issue, you need to get to the bottom of why you have an issue with clutter in your home to begin with. Usually, it is one of the following four reasons…
- You have too much stuff!
- You are a perfectionist. You may feel that being a perfectionist is unlikely to result in clutter, surely it will lead to the opposite? Well, that is not always the case. Often perfectionists are searching for the perfect solution or they do not feel equipped to deal with something to an impeccable standard, and this results in nothing being done.
- You don’t have simply organisational systems in your home.
- You are in transitional season. No matter whether you are moving home, starting a new job, or having a baby, the change of routine can cause clutter to multiple because life is changing.
HOW TO DEAL WITH CLUTTER
Re-think your storage… Do you have enough storage solutions in your home? Are they logical? Here are some good storage suggestions online. You need to have the things you use regularly in easy reach. If you have too many belongings, you will need to go through all of your stuff and be strict about what you keep and what you throw away. If something does not have a place in the home, it has got to go.
One in, one out… Once you have gotten rid of clutter, you need to operate the one in, one out rule if you are going to keep on top of clutter. This means that whenever you buy something new you need to get rid of something else in your house to accommodate it.
When you just can’t let go…. Storage is the best option if you cannot purge and get rid of items in your home. You can find out more about this at SMARTBOX Solutions, Inc.. This will enable you to hold onto your prized possessions while making sure your home looks clean and tidy, and is a great place to live in.
Hopefully, you now have a better understanding as to why you have a clutter problem in your home and what you can do about it. Follow the advice that has been provided and you can stop clutter from killing your interior.
CANDY TAI is a wife to David and mom of 5 with a degree in Communications. She's a native Texan (Hook 'Em Horns!) who's been making her home in the Kansas City metro area for nearly 15 years. She loves being able to shuffle her kids from their various sports activities, piano lessons, and school activities. She enjoys fashion, beauty, reality TV, and moviegoing.