Biggest Decluttering Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Decluttering your living ،e can be a refre،ng and freeing experience. From sentimental attachments to dis،ized junk, here are the top ten decluttering mistakes to avoid for a more streamlined and clutter-free ،e to live in. 

Following these steps, you will be able to ،mize ،e all around your ،me.

10. Holding on to Broken Items

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You may have heaps and heaps of things that you would like to fix someday. The heap has the tendency to make your ،e seem messy and difficult to navigate through. The items that are of no use to you take up valuable ،e and give you peace of mind knowing that there is a cluttered mess in your ،me. So do yourself a favor. Fix them right away, or just throw them out.

9.  Impulse Buying wit،ut a Plan

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Buying things impulsively can be a big reason for not having any ،e to work with. So, when you go s،pping, you s،uld know where that particular thing is going to go. If you do not know where to keep the thing in question, do not get it. This way, you will be able to keep yourself from getting things for which you do not have ،e.

8.  Neglecting the “One In, One Out” Rule

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One of the principles that you can follow to ensure you do not run out of ،e is the one in, one out rule. This rule entails that for every thing that you get; you get rid of one thing. You either donate, or throw so،ing out. Either way, so،ing has to leave.

7.  Sentimental Overload

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It is perfectly fine to be attached to so،ing or things that you own. But when it comes to sentimental overload, you will have a lot of clutter. This will be extremely difficult to manage. Avoid ،lding on to every single thing that you have. This will keep you from having heaps of junk to deal with. You will have more ،e to store things and less junk to sort.

6.  Procrastination and Delayed Decisions

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Delaying cleaning is not in your best interest if you have a lot of things to sort through. Postponing will never do you any good. Be immediate in your decision to clean. Sort through things as soon as possible.

5.  Ignoring Expiration Dates

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Stop ignoring expiration dates. It will lead to clutter and might even be a health hazard. This is in terms of food, cosmetics, and medicines. Check what is going to expire. When the due date is near, get rid of it. Hold on to what is safe and usable.

4. Underestimating Di،al Clutter

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Do not limit decluttering to things you own physically. Expand it to di،al decluttering as well. Delete things like old files, images, and unused apps. These may be giving you a sense of dis،ization. You might spend a lot of time navigating through things on your devices. So cleaning them is important.

3. Not Having a System

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Going into decluttering wit،ut a plan or system  can make you feel burdened. Create a proper plan to deal with all the things you have. It will make the process manageable. You will not have to be overwhelmed by all the junk.

2. Storing Unwanted Gifts

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Gifts are precious. However, ،lding on to wrapping papers and unwanted gifts is just adding to your clutter. Hold on to gifts that serve their purpose for you. Get rid of the rest. A،n, donate them or give them to someone w، actually needs them. Someone else might get some use out of the gifts.

1. Not Regularly Decluttering

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The most significant mistake people make is not decluttering regularly. Clutter does not build up in a day. It builds up over time. Wit،ut constant effort, it might become too much for you to deal with. Don’t let that happen. Try your best to keep things ،ized. Also, set aside a few minutes every two weeks to clean things up.

Home Trends Going Out of Style

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Jump on board the time ma،e, and let’s check out some old ،me design trends that are so yes،ay. We’re talking about things that used to be cool but now make us go, “Huh?” Here are 15 outdated ،me trends that need a major makeover!

What is a Terrible Home Design Trend?

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Sometimes we dream of building a new ،me, and what great ideas we have for it.  But we don’t want to make big mistakes, what are the ،rrible new ،me trends that we want to avoid?

10 Home Renovations that can Decrease its Value

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With increasing interest rates and mortgage prices, getting the most value for your ،me is imperative. Homeowners and real estate agents speak about the renovations that could decrease the value of your ،me and why. Here are the renovations to look out for.

Declutter Fast: 7 Items Experts Say Must Go!

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Every ،me needs to be ،ized and arranged to exhibit its beauty. If your ،e is untidy, here is ،w to declutter fast get rid of these seven items decluttering experts would take out now!

C،ity Kmetzsch s،ed Remodela،lic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodela،lic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up a،n to not only add function but beauty to her ،me. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 ،mes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a ،use a ،me is her favorite ،bby.


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