Do you panic at the thought of decluttering?
Are you unsure where to start because everything looks messy and out of place?
Don’t use hooks to hang up coats and jackets; find space in the closet.
A coat rack stored in the basement will serve when company arrives.
LIVING ROOM / FAMILY ROOM / DEN
Limit decorative objects to three on each table, one if it’s a particularly large piece. This includes the lamp.
Straighten the cushions and throw pillows.
Have all remotes in one location instead of scattered throughout the room.
Remove fridge magnets and use a bulletin board instead.
Keep fewer small appliances on the countertop.
Extra shampoo, conditioner, etc should be stored out of sight.
Straighten towels and remove the extras to store elsewhere.
Immediately improve the appearance the bedroom by making the bed.
Hang up clothes or put them in the laundry before they pile up.
Store detergents and cleaning supplies in a cupboard, convenient yet out of sight.
Take the recycling container to the garage.
Store belongings in stacked boxes, neatly labelled.
Keep closet doors shut.