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The Art Of Decluttering

We all know that feeling when your house becomes so full that you feel like you can’t see the wood for the trees. If this sounds familiar to you, then it’s time to sit up and finally de-clutter your house, once and for all!

Over the years, your belongings build up. People buy you things for your birthday and Christmas, children or grandchildren buy and collect things, and before you know it your home is well and truly cluttered up and full to capacity! 

But don’t panic. There are several ways you can declutter your house, so have a read of the below for some helpful ideas of how you can make a good start…

1. If you haven’t used it by now then you probably won’t 

Adopting this motto will help you sort through your belongings, separating those things that you use and need, from the things that you end up holding on to for the sake of it. 

It can be tough parting with your belongings, especially if they hold sentimental value, but as soon as you acknowledge that they haven’t be used for a good few months, making the decision to get rid of them will become easier and will clear your home up, which will ultimately make you feel much better. 

2. Sell them on 

The things that you no longer need but are still in good condition can be sold on to another good home. You could hold a garden sale, car boot sale or use an online third party, like Gumtree or eBay. This is an easy way of getting rid of your unwanted belongings and you can make a bit of money too! Similarly, you could support a charity close to your heart and send it to the local shop. 

3. Dividers

Placing dividers in your drawers will allow you to split your belongings up into groups and organise them accordingly. Things will no longer get mixed up into one big pile, which can be rather stressful when you can’t find the thing you need! 

4. Paperwork 

Any important documents or paperwork should be kept all in one place. The best way to do this is to keep them all together in one file. Any unimportant paperwork can be thrown away – just make sure you shred anything with your name, address or any confidential information on it e.g. bank statements. 

A slow but constant accumulation of things over time will lead to clutter, and not sorting out the clutter will lead to hoarding. Nip it in the bud now and implement some of these changes, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy a clutter-free house! 

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Or email: enquiries@capc.uk.com


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