Most people would like an organized home. Most people find they don’t have the time to do it or they don’t know where to start. In order to help you out with both problems we found this article that breaks down how to organize your home in 10 weeks. We hope it helps!
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From the article:
Tackle storage solutions, do deep cleaning and create routines to make every room in your house clutter-free.
The start of a new year is a great time to assess your lifestyle choices. Many people set goals to hit the gym more often, eat healthier and quit bad habits. And having a clean and organized household can go a long way toward helping you succeed in those personal goals. So we turned to Houzz contributor Laura Gaskill’s series of seven-day organizing plans to create a comprehensive guide to restoring sanity in each room in your house. Follow each one, in no particular order, and you’ll have a completely tidy home in two and a half months.
Kitchen. With kitchens now often the hub of busy households, it’s important to keep these high-traffic, high-functioning areas in tip-top shape.
Begin by tackling the appliances first, cleaning out the messier ones such as the oven and fridge, and tucking away small gadgets to declutter.
Next, initiate a top-to-bottom cleaning mission that goes beyond wiping countertops and shelves and gets to the nitty-gritty of pulling out appliances and cleaning behind and under them.
From there you can move on to organizing the cabinets and pantry and cleaning the windows, walls and floors.
Bathroom. With so much daily use — and the prevalence of water, lotions, toothpaste and other gunk — keeping a bathroom clean can feel like a Sisyphean task. But the key to success is making a plan and sticking to it, beginning with a full-bore purging effort followed by a deep clean. Next focus on addressing any moisture and humidity issues, then work on organizing all the toiletries before laundering all towels and bath mats.
Living room. It’s hard to relax when you’re surrounded by clutter. To keep messes at bay in the living room, begin by thoroughly decluttering, followed by dusting and vacuuming. Next, focus on the floor and bookcases. Make the room shine with clean mirrors and windows. Then turn your attention to the furniture upholstery. Finish by implementing a few styling tricks for a polished look.
Garage. While the garage might be at the bottom of your organizing list, it’s an important room. You don’t want to fall into the trap of decluttering your home only to find that what you really did was just move all the clutter into the garage, which oftentimes is the first thing most people see when they arrive home.
Save this task for a nice-weather week so you can enjoy some sunshine while you purge the garage, separating important memorabilia, holiday decorations, tools and other things you want to keep from everything else that you can donate, sell or throw away.
It might sound daunting, but you’ll want to remove everything from the garage, then vacuum or sweep. Next, it’s time to address storage systems, thinking of ways to get items off the floor.
Looking for more garage organization ideas? Checkout this article about garage organization ideas that could be of interest to you.
Read the entire article here: https://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/78537175/list/your-guide-to-a-totally-organized-home-in-10-weeks