The Most Helpful Ways to Declutter Your Home
If you find yourself at home and looking to make the most of the space you are spending a great deal of time in, then this post is for you! Spring is the perfect time to get your house in order (literally and figuratively) by dedicating some time to decluttering and getting rid of the things that no longer provide value to you—but are taking up valuable space in your home. Here are some of the best tips for getting started on your at-home decluttering project.
1. Have an uncluttered mindset.
Your thoughts determine your actions, so start by clearing your mind and focusing on removing the distractions in your head first. Visualize what you want your home to look like and start taking the steps to achieve that. Need some help getting started? Here are decluttering tips and tricks from the pros: How to declutter your home and your life.
2. Think like a professional home stager.
Speaking of professionals, why not try thinking of your home the way a professional home stager would if you were getting ready to sell. What would be removed? Changed? Sometimes stepping back and looking at your home through someone else's eyes can give you a fresh take on where to make changes. Here are some home staging strategies that will help you declutter.
3. View your home from a visitor's perspective.
While we're talking about perspective, why not call up a family member or friend who has visited your home and ask them about their impression of what they see when they walk in to your home? Viewing your daily living space through someone else's perspective can help you see more clearly what could be changed for the better. Read this for more decluttering tips.
4. Choose wisely what you bring into your home.
Last but certainly not least, decluttering is a process. It's not something you do and then it's done forever. Once you have decluttered your home in a way that best suits you and your family, make sure going forward that you make wise decisions on what new things will be brought into your home, and that everyone is on the same page about the expectations. These home maintenance tips can help you get started.
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