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Advantages of Decluttering Your Home

There are few annual traditions as gratifying as a good spring clean. There’s something about sorting through possessions, from the elements of your wardrobe to your kitchen cupboards, that can leave you feeling refreshed and accomplished. Not to mention making the time you spend at home much more pleasant and stress-free.

The benefits of decluttering

Decluttering your home is a straightforward way to create more space for storage and living. Still, there are many additional benefits to sorting through your things.

While some of the advantages might seem obvious, there are many others that you may not have considered. Whether you choose to donate, sell, or simply reorder your possessions will be entirely your decision.

1. Creates more storage space

Sorting through your wardrobes, drawers, and cupboards is an unbeatable way to make the most of your storage solutions. Perhaps you have piles of shoes or accessories you never wear? Maybe your stationery cupboard is full to bursting? Sorting through these spaces can help you make the most out of the storage in your home.

Donating or selling clothes is a fantastic way to clear out space, whether you use it for new items or prefer to enjoy your newly streamlined wardrobe. Clearing out office items might mean throwing away worn-out pens or organising documents that have long sat stacked on your desk. Whatever way you choose to declutter, starting with your main storage spaces can help you get more from your home.

2. Helps you identify gaps or duplicates in your possessions

Decluttering can help you remember what you own and might mean falling in love with old treasures. In many cases, cleaning out your clothes and accessories means identifying multiple versions of the same item. Perhaps you have several blue shirts or many pairs of sunglasses you no longer enjoy wearing. In particular, sorting through your clothing collection is an excellent way to understand your buying habits or discover some gaps that you’d like to fill.

3. Reduces stress in the home

Clutter can be frustrating, especially if it means rummaging through items to find what you need in a hurry. Make every moment of your day a breeze when you declutter your wardrobes, office, and kitchen. Access what you need in a flash and complete your daily tasks with joy and purpose, rather than getting yourself into a tangle at every turn.

4. Boosts mood and productivity

Sorting and organising your possessions at home can be exceptionally satisfying. Why not put on some music? Brew a pot of tea or coffee and make the most of your spring clean. When you’re finished, you should find working and unwinding at home become much more enjoyable too, without piles of unruly clutter creeping into view.

5. Makes your home easier to tidy and clean

When your home is clutter-free, you should find your daily or weekly cleaning routines become much swifter. Fewer possessions mean everything you own can have an exact home, so tidying can be quick and straightforward in future. Similarly, cleaning is easier without excessive stacks and piles lying around the house.

6. Clears away built-up allergens

Allergens like dust, pet hair, and pollen often accumulate in out-of-use areas around the home. If you have items sitting around, they can attract these allergens and keep them hidden, waiting to irritate your family and guests when they’re released into the air. These particles often gather in wardrobes, under furniture, and in unused spaces like attics. Decluttering helps clear away any build-up and help improves the flow of clean air around your home.

For advice on storage solutions that will transform the productivity of your home, speak to one of our expert designers today or request a brochure to start your Neville Johnson journey.

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