Regardless of the fact that you’re living on your own or with a family unit, you should make sure to declutter your house at least once a month or twice in six months. Organising while moving into a new space is important, yes, but we should remember that it’s not a one-time task.
Keeping your house in order requires regular maintenance and it can be challenging if you don’t have the right equipment. In order to help you out in this regard, we have compiled a list of five essential home organizing tools.
So, let’s get to work without further ado!
5 SIMPLE HOME ORGANIZING TOOLS
We get so busy in our routine, sometimes, that cleaning and organizing our home is the last thing on our priority list. As a result, things start getting messy, quite literally. Plus, cleaning a house that hasn’t been decluttered in, let’s say, a year, can be a time-consuming task.
If you’re someone who is busy and unable to declutter on a regular basis, then it’s best for you to use home organizing tools that can make the process of routine cleaning easier. While there are a lot of products to choose from, the most important ones have been listed below:
- Spice Pantry
- Shelf stands
- Shoe racks
Let’s discuss these in detail.
Hangers play a vital role in organizing a cupboard. You don’t have to spend time looking for your favorite shirt buried under a mountain of other clothes. They also prevent your clothes from falling out each time you open the cupboard, so that’s another plus.
To organize in a better way, you can use different kinds of hangers to separate formal from casual wear. Ideally, suits should be packed in a plastic bag to prevent dust from ruining their fabric. Also, while packing winter clothes in summers, use bags for jackets to protect them from fabric-eating bugs.
Baskets in their variable sizes can be used for multiple purposes. It is one of the most helpful home organizing tools in which you can place things and easily find them when needed. Available in multiples sizes, shapes and designs, these baskets can go very well with the overall look of a room.
Nobody likes to have dirty laundry lying around in their room or hanging in the bathroom. It seems hard sometimes to put your laundry clothes in the laundry room before you leave for the office. Laundry baskets can be put in washrooms if the shower space is separate or you can also place them in the corner of your room.
Baskets can also be used to stack fresh towels or other garments. Depending on the size of baskets, these can be placed inside closets to separate your folded formal and casual shirts.
Older newspapers and magazines can pile up over a period of days and storing them can be an issue. A basket in the living room by a sofa can hold the latest newspaper or magazine and another can hold the older ones.
Use small-sized baskets to store your makeup and jewelry in a drawer.
The kitchen can be messy if there are not proper racks and drawers to store cutlery and pans. Spices and everyday ingredients are small jars and bottles which should be smartly stored. Spice racks make cooking easier and if you label them correctly, cleaning and refilling them will not take too much of your time.
Arrange your spices in a way that your daily ingredients are placed in the front and less-used spices are placed at the back. Often stored in cupboards, spices are usually placed with other items like mugs and dining sets increasing the chances of breaking your crockery. A designated compartment should be set for spices.
A moveable shelf and drawer have a wide range of applications. Shifting clutter from your living room to giving your house an aesthetic look, shelves are one of the most used house organizing tools.
There are different types of shelves and drawers that can be bought from any hypermarket. You can buy a bookshelf to keep your favorite novels and books in your own room. These shelves are also used to stack ironed and folded clothes instead of closets.
In the living room, you can use these shelves to place newspapers and magazines along with decoration pieces or house plants. These not only help you organize the clutter but also provide vertical storage space in a room.
Last but not least, get a shoe rack. Organizing your footwear and protecting them to last long can be tricky if you have too many shoes and a small storage space.
When there are too many shoes, storing them in boxes or under the bed is your only option. But a shoe rack provides you enough space without disorganizing your room. A moveable shoe rack is better which can be placed anywhere in the bedroom or can be placed in the storeroom.
A house looks and feels better when things are organized and this can be made easier if you smartly use the aforementioned tools.
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