Ask Away...: Get Your Home Organized - And Keep It That Way Forever

Monday, February 13, 2017

Get Your Home Organized - And Keep It That Way Forever

The thing about keeping your house tidy and organized is that the "keeping" part is difficult. You can have regular blitzes of your home, cleaning up all the mess and disorganization that has built up since the last time you did it. But unless you tackle the root of your problems, you'll be forever trying to keep everything under control. If you want to avoid your home becoming disorganized as soon as you've cleaned it up, you need to work at it constantly, instead of addressing it when everything gets too messy. But it doesn't need to be hard work all the time. With the right choices, you can keep your home looking neat forever.

Use Storage Smartly

Plenty of storage is the key to a tidy home, but not just any storage. When you buy storage for your home, you need to think about how you use different spaces. The storage you use needs to be chosen especially for each room and the things you need to store. For example, in your entranceway, it makes sense to have somewhere to put shoes and hang coats. If you have a craft room or an office, you can come up with smart ways to store various items, both small and large. Storage can come in many forms too, from fitted furniture built into the room to multi-functional items that you can also sit on or use as tables.

Create a System

If you want to stay on top of all the tidying and cleaning in your home, you should come up with a system. What this means is that you can create your own methods of organizing everything, although you can obviously get inspiration from other people. Your method of staying organized could involve a rota for your family, showing when everyone has to perform certain jobs. It could have rules about how to avoid creating a mess, such as washing up a plate as soon as you have finished it.Think about what goes where and how to organize it all. Are your books alphabetized or your clothes color-coded?

Be Disciplined

Once you've decided how to keep your home organized, you have to follow through with your plan. If you don't push yourself to commit to the system you have created, you'll soon find that your home is messy and disorganized again. It's not easy, but you need to make an effort to dedicate yourself to following the rules you have set for yourself. And you'll need to encourage anyone else in the house to do the same.

Hire a Cleaner

Of course, we're all busy people and can't spend all our time trying to tidy up and clean. There's nothing you can do that will mean you never need to clean your house. If you feel like you just don't have the time, getting someone else to do it for you could be the best thing to do. You can look for housekeeping services to help you look after your home with less worry. You'll still have to do your best to keep things in order, but you can have one less thing to worry about.

Don't just continue the cycle of having a huge push to organize your home every few months. Stay on top of everything so that it all stays in order.

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