<- All Posts

How to Declutter Your Home

Decluttering your home can seem daunting, but it can bring a sense of peace and organization to your space. 

Decluttering your home can seem daunting, but it can bring a sense of peace and organization to your space. 

Whether you are downsizing, preparing to sell your home, or simply looking to simplify your life, decluttering is crucial in creating a clutter-free environment.

Here are some tips and tricks to get started with decluttering your home:

Start small

Don’t try to tackle every room in your house all at once. Start small by choosing a room or a small area and focusing on decluttering just that space. This will make the task seem more manageable and less overwhelming.

Create categories

To help with decluttering, create categories for items you want to keep, items you want to donate, and items you want to throw away. This will help you decide what to keep and what to get rid of.

Be honest with yourself

When deciding what to keep, be honest with yourself about whether you actually use or need the item. If you haven’t used it in the past year, chances are you don’t need it.

Make it a habit

Decluttering should become a habit, not just a one-time task. Set aside time each week to go through your belongings and remove anything you no longer need or want.

Donate items

Instead of throwing items away, consider donating them to a local charity or non-profit organization. Not only will you be freeing up space in your home, but you will also be helping others in need.

According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Professional Organizers, the average person wastes 55 minutes a day searching for misplaced items. By decluttering your home, you can save time and increase productivity by having a clutter-free environment.

In conclusion, decluttering your home can seem daunting, but it is crucial in creating a peaceful and organized space. 

Start small, create categories, be honest with yourself, make it a habit, and donate items instead of throwing them away. Following these tips, you can transform your home into a clutter-free zone.

Do check out Routine if you would like to improve your productivity. Thanks for reading.

Don't have Routine yet? Sign up to get invited.

Thank you! You'll get your invite soon.
Want to know how Routine works?
Watch this short tutorial on

and follow us on
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.