15 Tips for Decluttering From the Experts
When dealing with
Contrary to popular belief, I’m not always good at controlling clutter. It’s a topic I write a lot about, but that doesn’t mean I’m perfect all the time.
My home gets cluttered, I get frustrated, and I don’t want want to deal with it just like you. I know exactly how you feel!
You just have to take a deep breath and dig in. One room, one space at a time. Staying clutter free is an ongoing process. It’s not a one and done event.
I still let things pile up when I shouldn’t or buy things I don’t need sometimes. We’re all human, so give yourself some grace.
Benefits of decluttering
I know I have said these things before, but they need to be repeated.
- Less stuff = less to clean
- You’ll be able to find things you’re looking for
- Less stuff = less stress
- No more buying duplicates, you’ll know what you have.
- You’ll have more time to do other things when you aren’t dealing with clutter all the time.
Check out these tips from the experts and start decluttering today. You’ll feel better once you just get started!
Expert Tips for Decluttering
1. 100+ Things You Can Declutter Today
Trying to get rid of things can be tough and here are 101 things you can get rid of without much regret. While organizing my house, I came up with some great ideas of what to get rid of.
2. How to Start Decluttering
Knowing where to start when everything is a mess can be overwhelming. You have to put a plan in action so you can get started and I’m sharing with you exactly how I do it.
3. Purge and Become Clutter Free
Let Ruth from Living Free Spending Less teach you how to ruthlessly purge and become clutter Free. I learned a lot from her because purging was a struggle for me.
4. Tips to Organize Your Home
Some really great tricks to organize your home from Abby from Just a Girl and her Blog. I need to get better at number 5 on her list.
5. Guide to Decluttering
Budget Dumpster has put together a really thorough guide to decluttering your home. Lots of great information on how to handle organizing and
6. How to Deal with Clutter
Over on Simplified Bee she shares some guidelines for how to deal with clutter. Giving you some good questions to ask yourself when decluttering.
7. How to Solve the Problems Clutter Causes
We know that
8. Expert Tips for Decluttering Your Kitchen
Check out how I got my kitchen organized earlier this year. Getting rid of things and organizing to make my small kitchen more functional and user-friendly.
9. How to Have Less
Figuring out how to have less will make life much easier and tidy. Here are three things you can simplify now from I Heart Organizing to save time. It will also help you go through areas to clear
10. The Organization Diet
Over on Clean & Scentsible, she has a month long household Organization Diet that will get you organized. There are actionable steps every day of the month to help you get organized.
11. Organizing Tips From Professionals
Over on Oprah.com, I found this article on 6 organizing tips from professionals. Find out what your clutter personality is and how to conquer it.
12. Expert Tips for Decluttering with a Decluttering Schedule
Getting consistent with decluttering and setting up a schedule makes decluttering manageable and less of a chore. Doing it weekly, monthly, and yearly is a great way to stay on top of clutter!
13. How to Sell Your Decluttered Items
Now that you have purged some of your
14. Decluttering Tips for Busy Parents
As parents, we have busy schedules and it’s hard to find time to declutter as often as we should. These tips for busy parents make decluttering a whole lot more manageable!
15. Having Less Stuff Can Make You Happier
There are so many reasons decluttering and eliminating stuff from your home will help you. In fact I came up with 24 reasons having less stuff will make you happier. Consider these when you think that decluttering isn’t worth it.
Remember, decluttering and living clutter free is an on going process. It won’t happen in a day or even a week. Maybe not even in a month.
It takes time to declutter and learn new habits that keep you from settling back into the same routine.
Deciding to get started is the most important step and these expert tips for decluttering will get you headed in the right direction!