Organize Your Home and Never Look for Anything Again

· November 16, 2016
Although it can take some time, it's really important to organize your home. It will save you so much time when it comes to looking for something you need.

Most of us have things in our homes that we don’t know where to put. Our closets are full, we don’t have nearly enough space, and things end up getting stuffed into any old place. So, how can we organize our home so that we’ll never have to spend hours looking for things again?

If you organize your home then the idea is to save yourself time when looking for things. It’s about more than just hiding your things from view.

Organizing your home is no easy task and should be approached rationally with a well thought out plan.

To organize your home, follow these tips:

1. The golden rule: organize a little every day

Sometimes we get so tired of the disorder that we just stuff things away and forget about them for a long time. This is a big mistake.

Doesn’t it seem like the things you try not to lose the most are the very ones that take you the longest to find?

This happens when we make the mistake of thinking that home organization is a once-and-done job.

Designating a special space for your things will save you time when you need to use them. Try finding a good place to store the things that you use least.

2. Deep clean and get rid of things you no longer use

Some people have a tendency to hoard things. We like saving things for several different reasons, some for sentimental value, others because they see the potential for future use and for some people it’s just because they’re lazy.

A woman sorting out clothes.

If you’re thinking about reorganizing your home or office, you’ll need to make some decisions.

Decide what you’re going to do with all the stuff that you no longer use. Donate it, sell it or throw it out if it’s in bad shape, but avoid hoarding things that you don’t use anymore.

Also read: 17 Tips to Organize Your Closet and Save Space

3. Think before acting

To avoid wasting your time looking for things, take a day and analyze your needs and your home’s resources.

Make a list of all the things you need to organize and where you’re going to put them.

4. Use your creativity to take advantage of spaces

After you’ve made an inventory of your stuff, you might not know where to put all your things, depending on how much space you have at home. To organize no matter how small the space, try looking up a few tips for storing items in plain sight.

5. Hanging shoe organizers

Shoe organizers are such useful tools. Hang one in every closet to store little things.

For example, you could store your lotions and other toiletries in the bathroom, or cleaning products in the kitchen, or socks and underwear…

Hanging show organizer with underwear in.

Do you keep your clothes in drawers on top of each other? Do you always end up wearing the same ones over and over because the others are stuck at the bottom of the pile? This tip will quickly solve your problem.

Storing your shirts horizontally offers two advantages:

  • It saves space
  • The shirts and their designs are all visible, making it easy to pick out which one you want without having to dig through the drawer

See also: Reuse Old Shirts for These Surprising Crafts

Great tip to organize your home.

7. Cords and cables

The first step you should take is to store all your cords and cables in one place, in an old shoe box or something similar.

Since cords all look the same, you should take the time to label them so you won’t have to keep digging when you need a particular cable.

It’s best to neatly label them before storing them in the drawer.

8. Decorate a wall and store stuff at the same time

We know there are some things that aren’t easy to find a place for. Things like sports equipment, for example, can be a real problem.

However, this option will give you a place to put the balls, dumbbells and other sports equipment while giving a modern decorative touch.

As you can see, to organize your home is a process that requires effort, but it will save you a lot of time in the future.

We’d like to encourage you to organize your home, and in that way you’ll never waste another minute searching for things around the house.

Don’t give up long term comfort because of your laziness!