Home Living

Helpful Organization Tips to Start Today

The New Year is a great time to set new goals and keep old ones. If you have resolved to better organize your home, check out the helpful tips below!

1. LABEL IT


Track how frequently you really use items in your home from clothes to kitchen gadgets and more. Simply add a sticker and write today’s date. When you use the item remove the sticker. After a few months, check to see what items still have a sticker and donate them.

2. REPLACE YOUR COFFEE TABLE

Does your coffee table look great but lack storage? Consider switching it for a storage ottoman or trendy trunk. Extra blankets, pillows, or kids toys all fit nicely within. Now your living space has excellent form and function.

3. ELIMINATE CLUTTER

Are your counters full of clutter? Consider going paperless with your bills and statements. Have the habit of stacking papers on the counter as they come in the door? Utilize a magazine sorter for things to read later and things to keep. Everything else can be trashed or recycled.

4. MAXIMIZE CLOSET SPACE

The best way to maximize your closet is to declutter. Still strapped for space? Try using specialized hangers for your skirts and/or pants. Double your closet space by purchasing an extra bar to hang below your existing one and don’t forget to utilize your closet door. There are lots of storage systems you can hang directly on your door for additional storage of shoes or scarves.

START TODAY

Getting organized can be overwhelming. Start with a little bit every day, but keep it up. Organizing is not an end destination, it’s a process of finding a system that works for you and your family and sticking to it every day.

 

left right
Recent Articles
How to Safely Replace Your Roof During a Pandemic
The pandemic has forced all of us to put some things on hold, but if your roof has a leak or is ready for a replacement, you know that it’s not...
Education
Read More
What is the Real Cost of a Standby Generator?
When you start your search for the right standby generator for your home, it is relatively easy to find the pricing for many different generators....
Education
Read More
Does Your Chimney Need Repairs? What to Look for in the Winter
With temperatures dipping lower and lower, many Maryland homeowners are lighting up their fireplaces for the first time this season. Hopefully,...
Education
Read More
Speak Like a Masonry Pro: Common Chimney Terms
Most homeowners understand the basics of how to use their fireplaces. But your chimney is an entire system and without knowledge of all the working...
Education
Read More
Why You Need a Professional to Install Your Standby Generator
Installing a backup generator is an excellent safeguard against power outages from storms or accidents that affect your power lines. If you want to...
Interiors
Read More
Are Your Windows Secure? Check Out These Tips to Deter Burglars
While it’s true that many burglars simply enter through the front or back door, first-floor windows are the next easiest entry point into your home....
Read More
Brothers is Named a 2020 Top Workplace
Many things have been unpredictable this year. That is why we are all the more excited to announce that Brothers Services has been awarded the...
Company News
Read More
Expansive Modern Farmhouse Custom Home Remodel
When the Heard family relocated from Georgia to Maryland, they knew they wanted a property with expansive land. When they found this 1800s farmhouse...
Remodeling
Read More
How to Budget for Your Bathroom Remodel
Most bathrooms have a relatively small footprint compared to the rest of the home. But your bathroom has the most significant impact on your daily...
Education
Read More