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The 5 Best Ways to Clear Your Home of Clutter

Do you ever feel like your house is always full of stuff? It feels like there’s never enough time to get everything clean and organized. And when you can’t clean it away, it’s always in the back of your mind that you should tidy up the disorder in your home. Clutter is not suitable for you or your home. It can affect your mental and physical health, driving you crazy and making your home feel dirty and unorganized. But how can you possibly get rid of all of the clutter? Here are some of the best ways to do it.

Declutter your devices

If you’re trying to declutter your home, it might be worth starting with your computer and other devices. Clear out your email inbox and unsubscribe from emails you don’t need or want. You could also use this time to go through your browser bookmarks or delete old files on your desktop. If you have tons of files, folders, or documents taking up space in various places on your computer, it might be time to do some sorting and organizing. It’s essential to clear your scratch disk for extra space as well. You might be asking, ‘what’s a scratch disk?’ This is a crucial part of your device that provides storage, which you should clean out from time to time to keep your machine in good working order and help stop any fretting about having space on your device in the future.

Evaluate your belongings

One of the best ways to clear your home of clutter is to evaluate your possessions. Most people don’t realize that they have more than they need until they take a step back and assess their belongings. Take a tour of your home, room by room. When you reach each room, ask yourself: Do I need this? Will I use it in the next six months? If the answer is no, get rid of it. This doesn't mean that you should feel guilty about getting rid of something if you know that it's something you'll never use again. It could be old clothes, dishes, or small appliances taking up space. Whatever it is, if you won't use it in the next six months, get rid of it!

Another way to declutter your home is to think about items from an emotional perspective. Ask yourself: Is this item making me happy? Am I proud of this item? If the answer is no to either question, get rid of it! We all have things we're attached to because they remind us of important moments in our life or people we love and miss dearly. But when those memories become too painful, it's time to let go and allow them to fade away with time--not keep them stuck in our spaces for too long. These are just a few ways to clear your home of clutter by evaluating your possessions and considering items from an emotional perspective.

Unplug your electronics

Unplugging your electronics is a must if you want to clear your clutter. It can cause a lot of mess with all those cords lying around, so try unplugging all of your electronics before going to bed or when you're done using them. You might think it'll make things harder if you forget what plug goes where but don't worry! You can make a list of which cord goes where and post it near the plugs or even attach pictures or labels to each plug so that you know what they are without looking at the list every time you need to charge your phone while watching TV.

Have a garage sale

One of the easiest ways to get rid of clutter is to have a garage sale. A garage sale is one way to get a lot of your items out and make some money while you’re at it. While there are ways to make your garage sale as successful as possible, all you truly need are some tables, chairs, and your items. You simply give buyers the option to buy a thing or two at a time. Or, if you want a more intense process, set up an area with boxes where people can browse through them for as long as they wish. Once someone buys something, ask them to purchase the box full of items for $5-10 dollars.

Clear out your drawers and cabinets

Take all of the things you don’t need from your drawers and cabinets. Once you have everything out, put them in boxes or bags. Make sure the items that are not required anymore go in the trash or recycling bin.


There are many ways to clear your home of clutter, but these are the best. If you feel overwhelmed by the amount of stuff in your home, try a few of these strategies, and you will be amazed at how much easier it will be to manage.