Stuck in quarantine and contemplating clearing out the odds and ends piling up around your home? This task can be time consuming. It can also be painful to part with sentimental items. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do to make it easier. We’ve compiled a few tips to improve the clutter removal process.
First things first: Start the process by moving every item out of the room or area you intend to declutter. Removing everything will leave you with a clean slate, making it easier to move your sorted items back in.
Next, go item by item, sorting everything into one of three designated piles: trash, keep and donate/sell. When sorting, ask yourself the following questions: Have I used this recently? Do I need this? When will I use this again? Do I have any similar or identical items in addition to this?