One careless dumping, then another, and another – before you know it, the whole place is littered with items that you either do not need at all or have placed them in the wrong place around the house. There are times that you don’t want to return an item to where they were before you used them. At other times you feel too lazy to do a quick rearrangement of that cupboard, wardrobe, or even the entire room. Now your items are all over, and the room feels like a dumpsite.
The thought of it is depressing, and you don’t even know where to start. The clutter has now become overwhelming. You have huge boxes of junk all over, items that you no longer need, but you keep saving them. Leftover items or broken-down appliances or items that you no longer need and other collectibles are now occupying much-needed spaces. Every inch of your living space is now an eyesore, and you don’t know how it happened.
Regardless of how the clutter became what it now is, you are responsible for clearing and rearranging the whole place. You have got to stop stumbling on shoes, bags, kitchen utensils, books, clothes, etc., that has turned your home into an eyesore, but how do you go about removing the unwanted clutter from your space? Here, you will be given five simple hacks that you can pick from or combine to give you the much-needed sanity at home.
Hack #1: Hire a Junk Removal Professional
It would be best if you considered outsourcing your clutter removal to a trained and experienced junk removal company. This team of professionals will come to your rescue and help you reclaim your space. These experts will help sort out the junk, conduct a proper analysis to determine what goes where, how, and when. They understand the best way to process your items and give an expert opinion on the best way to deal with them. They will also be responsible for removing the junk after the selection, sorting, and sifting have been completed. Using a junk removal expert has several advantages, including the fact that they can help you decide how best to dispose of your junk, including via donation to the underprivileged, sale for some stipends, or outright dumping. These professionals are also environmentally conscious and will perform waste disposal in the most eco-friendly friendly manner, for example, through recycling. They usually will offer their services for a fee to save you the energy and time consumption needed to conduct the removal. Paying for their service will save you a lot of worrying and even money since they will know how best to dispose of the items.
Hack #2: Take a day and do it all at once.
Look through your calendar and block out a full day. Even if you think it would not take a full day, still block a full day for the removal. It can be very exhausting because of its physically tasking nature. You will need time to rest afterward. On the day you pick, attack the clutter strategically to remove all the clutter. Take the time to identify the areas you want to clear and what you will like to do with the junk. You have the option of recycling the junk, selling it, or dumping it.You have the option of recycling the junk, selling it, or dumping it in the nearby dumpster.
Doing it all at once guarantees that you will completely clear out your space in one day, giving you immediate satisfaction with the effort you have put in. Go hands-on – get your gloves, put on your mask (against dust), and any other protective gear for the area you want to clean.
Hack #3: Clean it One Area at a Time:
If taking a day to clean it all appears daunting to you, you can schedule your cleaning by breaking down the task into smaller chunks that you can handle daily. You should take an hour each day and deal with the area you have planned to declutter. The hour can be right after you come back from work or the first thing you do in the morning. If you opt for the morning option, it can be a great time to exercise your body while getting your living space cleaned. Add this activity to your daily schedule today, identifying specific areas you want to conquer. In a short time, maybe a week or less, you will have successfully cleared your house of every form of clutter.
Hack #4: As You Pass it, Pick it Up
If all of the above options do not appeal to you, maybe you don’t have the time or the funds needed to take on any of those pieces of advice; you can utilize the pass and pick-up strategy. It is very simple and easy. All that is required is to become conscious and intentional about picking up any clutter whenever you pass by it. Please do not close your mind to it, but become deliberate about all the mess you see around you. Regardless of how much junk litters your house, you can use this strategy to achieve clutter removal in and around your house.
Hack #5: Call Your Friends Over and Buy them Lunch
Clearing junk can be a lot easier with friends. Ask your friends to set aside a specific day to lend you a hand in your clearing exercise. You would be surprised that many of them are very willing to help you. Pick a day and time convenient for all of you. Pick your roles for each of you on a set day and attack the clutter. As you work, you can use music to make the activities lively while you share in conversations and laughter. After work, you can treat friends to Lunch or dinner.
Clutter can mess up not just your apartment but also your mind. You need to immediately get on top of the situation and declutter your space for your peace of mind.