How to Break the Clutter Curse


The notion of cleaning up and getting rid of all the clutter in your home can be a daunting one, but if you bite the bullet and get it done, it’s immensely satisfying and rewarding and make you feel lighter, brighter and ready for action. Alternatively if your levels of clutter are too much to handle just hire a domestic cleaning company!

Clutter leads to dirt and dust, so if you’ve accumulated years of stuff in your home, it’s likely you’ve also built up years of grime and untouched cobwebby corners! Once you’ve de-cluttered, expect to give your home a thorough clean too, or leave your marigolds under the sink and try our trick instead – read on to find out what it is!

Getting Rid of the Clutter

RecycleKeeping things can make people feel more secure, but in the long run a house full of stuff quickly gets on top of you. Clutter, dirt and disorganisation can make you feel down and depressed, whereas a clean, light, bright and organised home makes you feel calmer and more ready to face life’s daily demands!

Save the Environment and Recycle

You don’t have to throw all the items you don’t want away. You can recycle lots of household objects from light bulbs to shower screens and you can sell furniture, unwanted electrical items, clothes and DVDs online.

Charity Shop Items You No Longer Need

Be a good Samaritan and give the things you don’t want to charity. Many high street charity shops provide collection on larger pieces of furniture like sofas and give the items to needy families in the community.

Reorganise Your Clutter-Free Home

Once you’ve eliminated most of the stuff from your home, it’s a great idea to give it a really thorough clean before you start putting away and reorganising all the things you’re keeping. But don’t worry, you don’t have to spend a weekend knee deep in soap suds – try this instead:

Hiring a Deep Cleaning Company

Lots of homeowners don’t realise that they can hire a deep cleaning company just like an industrial building or professional kitchen, but they can! A deep cleaning company use professional standard equipment that most homeowners don’t own and thanks to special techniques and plenty of experience, they can complete the job much more effectively and more quickly than the average homeowner could achieve themselves.

A deep cleaning company can get your kitchen, bathroom and all those other hard to clean areas back to a spotless state and use steam cleaners and specialist tools to remove dirt and stains from fabrics and upholstery, breathe new life into carpets, eliminate odours and make white goods more efficient.

Whilst you’ll need to be prepared to make an investment in order to hire a professional cleaning company, when you consider the time and effort it would take you to achieve the same results, it’s well worth the expense!

Clever Clutter Rule

SpringtimeOnce your home is at its cleanest you’re in a great place to start forming better habits, keeping your clutter pared down and staying on top of your cleaning. If you simply couldn’t resist a knick knack in the past don’t despair, you can still enjoy buying items to adorn your home. Every time you buy something new you have to say goodbye to something old. If you stick to this rule clutter will never overtake your home again.