Does this situation every happen in your home? You get a gift, make a purchase or receive something in the mail, and you can’t decide where to put it. I used to always just set stuff on the counter until I’d decide where to put it. Problem was though, I’d never get around to finding a spot for it and my counter top would soon be covered with clutter. This makes trying to quickly declutter your home very difficult, because you have no defined spot to put things when you clear off your counter. Knowing exactly where everything in your home goes is very important to be able to declutter fast whenever you need to.
If what I just described sounds familiar to you, you should read on to learn 8 of the 17 crucial items that you must always have a place for in your home, so you can declutter fast. We have defined 17 essential categories that all homes need to have a set location for. If you can keep all the products in your home separated and organized you are well on your way to being able to declutter fast whenever you want, and it will keep clutter from forming in the first place.
Once you establish a set location for each category of object, you will always know exactly where every single thing you own belongs. That will make a huge impact in your battle to declutter your house and distress your life. You may think this is an exaggerated claim, but you cannot underestimate the value of logical order and structure in your home. When every single item in your home has a specific place it belongs, you will greatly reduce your home’s clutter and stress.
You can begin with the first 8 of the 17 critical categories your home must have a place for so you can always declutter fast when things are starting to pile up. Cooking products. All your pet’s items, like its hair brush, food, and medical records (in a safe resealable bag). All your home’s cotton cloth items, like bedsheets and bathroom towels. Office tools – like notebooks, stamps, envelopes, pens, paperclips and a stapler. Supplies to clean your home. Supplies to do your laundry. Home improvement tools, like a saw, duct tape, a hammer, screwdrivers and a ratchet set. Significant papers – tax records, cards, and bank statements.
If you can find a permanent spot for each of these eight groups of products, you’ll be well on your way to keeping your house clutter free. You won’t be spending a great deal of time trying to simply figure out where something belongs when you working on declutting fast. Daily life really does get easier when you leave out all the wasted minutes and hours we spend looking for items or trying to find a spot for things. You have just learned one of the most important techniques to being successful at decluttering your house. Now it is time to put it to the test!