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7 Tips To Get Rid Of Clutter

7 Tips To Get Rid Of Clutter

 

Clutter is a pain. It is easy to accumulate and difficult, if not impossible sometimes-to get rid of all these items! It can make you feel overwhelmed, uncomfortable and claustrophobic! That's why we've compiled this list of 7 tips on how to get organized with minimalist living - it may sound hard but the benefits are worth every minute spent in sorting through your belongings so that only important items remain in perfect condition (or better!).

Tip 1 - Find the Worst Spot and Tackle it First

Tackle the Clutter in Your House One Spot at a Time. When you start with one small mess, like an open kitchen countertop for example, it can make other areas look cluttered and chaotic too! So instead of worrying about cleaning everything all over your entire home right away - concentrate on just this spot first; throw out any rubbish then take whatever items belong elsewhere back to their homes (or put them somewhere more convenient). Last but not least: straighten up what’s left

 

Tip 2 -  Clean up after yourself - don't leave dishes in the sink or dirty clothes lying around

We all know the feeling of coming home from a long day and wanting nothing more than to take off our shoes, drink a glass of wine or beer and watch Netflix. Except when you do that and come back to your sink filled with dirty dishes and clothes thrown on the floor. If we're not careful, we will spend hours cleaning up after ourselves instead of relaxing like we wanted to in the first place!

Clean up after yourself and take care of the dishes in the sink and pick up dirty clothes off the floor. You deserve a nice living space!

 

Tip 3 - Get rid of clutter around the house, including old clothes, shoes, and books

We know cleaning out a closet is not the most exciting thing in the world, but it feels so good when you finally get rid of all your old clothes and shoes that don't fit anymore. You'll feel lighter and more organized once you're done!   The best way to keep things moving is by establishing a consistent routine - try doing this on weekends or evenings if they're available to you. Make sure to give yourself enough time for each task, too! 

Go through your clothes one drawer at a time (or entire closet). Take everything out of the drawers/closet and put them in piles on the floor based on what needs

Tip 4 -  Get rid of old electronics (especially if they're broken) to make room for newer ones 

We all have a drawer in our home that becomes a dumping ground for old electronics. We may not realize it, but we're actually holding onto these things for no reason and they're taking up space that could be used for new gadgets. It's time to get rid of the old stuff and make some room! I'll walk you through how to go about getting rid of your unwanted electronics responsibly so you don't contribute to e-waste.

Check if your device is still under warranty or eligible for recycling from the manufacturer by visiting their website or downloading their app. If it is, take advantage of this option before throwing out anything! 

Getting rid of old electronics- if they're more than 3 years old, donate them or recycle with a local service! 

Tip 5 -  Add an outdoor rug to create more space for relaxing outside 

We all know that outdoor spaces are great for relaxing and entertaining. But, did you know that adding an outdoor rug can increase the space in your backyard or garden by up to 3x? This is because an outdoor rug will give you a place to sit on cold hard ground, as well as providing you with protection from the elements. There are so many different styles of rugs available these days to suit any taste or budget!

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Tip 6 - Keep only what brings you joy and move all of the rest to storage units for long-term use 

What's your relationship with your stuff? Are you a hoarder, minimalist, or somewhere in between? Regardless of where you are on the spectrum, there is one thing for sure: if it doesn't bring you joy then it needs to go.  Whether that means storing it away (if space permits) or donating/selling/trading-in the items that aren't worth our time and money.  The truth is minimalism isn't about having nothing - but rather about only keeping what brings us joy so we can focus all of our energy on what really matters most.

 Tip 7 - Declutter your workspace by getting rid of any items that are no longer useful for you

You know the feeling – you’ve been working on a project for hours and your desk is covered in paper, pens and other bits and bobs. You start to feel frustrated because everything is so cluttered and it seems like there’s no end in sight. The good news? It doesn’t have to be that way! Decluttering your workspace can help you clear up any mental clutter as well as making it easier for you to find what you need when you need it. And we don't mean just throwing things away - we're talking about sorting through all of those old post-its, receipts and loose change scattered around your home office or bedroom. We've got some great products to choose from that would be very helpful.

 

If decluttering sounds like a chore that isn't worth the time, then don’t do it! But if you enjoy cleaning up clutter and getting rid of things, then go nuts with our help on this blog post conclusion. After reading this article, which type of person are you now more likely to identify with—the one who enjoys doing some light work or the other half who are the opposites that would rather just avoid the mess altogether?

No matter your response is, Later Gator is here to help you guys with our buy now and pay later options so you can get started with decluttering. 

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