Downsizing Made Easy
Downsizing Made Easy
Nowadays, people have more interest in smaller homes over large. Smaller homes often mean having the ability to live a more adventurous lifestyle, with more freedom and more money. Smaller homes also mean less space to utilize.
Often we downsize houses or just buy a lot of new things and fill up our already small spaces. When downsizing or needing to make space in a smaller home, following specific tips helps make this process quick, efficient, and easy. First, keep essentials only.
This means getting rid of useless items such as the bean bag chair you haven't sat on in years, the wardrobe closet filled with ragged sweatshirts and t-shirts, the computer desk you haven't used since you bought your laptop, and that old television. If you haven't used something in a year, you probably won't ever use it again. Sell your items on any App that makes selling easy or donate them. If items are quite damaged, just throw it out. Ask yourself
if you'll really use these items, or if you'd buy it today if you didn't have it already. That may help you decide what is and isn't essential. Next, get rid of papers
. Use electronic sources for managing bills and expenses, or keep one
notebook for it. Throw away expired coupons, magazines, college essays, menus, brochures, and all of those paper materials you thought
you'd want for one day. In reality, those papers are just taking up space. Most menus and brochures can be viewed online, and so can your college essays. Important documents can either be digitally replaced or stored in a filing cabinet. If you choose the latter, be sure to label tabs so that everything is properly organized for easy access. Finally, if you see something you'd like to buy sleep on it
. It's the most cost effective way of not spending money on something that is really just eye candy. You may think you need that new jacket, purse, or wallet. If you sleep on it, you may not want to go back the next day. You'll realize your jacket is still in great condition and so is your wallet. Make lists whenever you do shop for things you need
rather than want. These simple but effective tips help create space in your home and abundance in your wallet! It helps organize and feel more comfortable in your home. For labor-saving garbage and junk disposal, let the experts at Cleanout Express help!