Before homeowners think about much home improvement projects, they should focus on some fundamentals. And by doing that, they can make great inroads for better results with the bigger tasks. Although, what fundamentals? Well, there are two that stick out like sore thumbs. Also, they attack many households. In fact, they are clutter, and disorganization. As a result, the first steps in home improvement should always include tackling these two nemeses. Once done, homeowners should feel some sense of empowerment, with the ‘wind in their sails,’ when moving on to the larger projects.
First Steps in Home Improvement – Tackling Clutter and Disorganization
Clutter an disorganization typically go hand-in-hand. And, where you find one, you find the other at some level. As a result, tackle them both with ardor. Also, commit to finish the job. You’ll be glad you did. You know, things always look and feel tons better when they’re gone!
To get the upper hand and a head start on these nemeses, start with a look at your household’s storage capacity. And, move to upgrade it. Then, you gain more organizing leverage.
With bins, baskets, shelves, drawers, and so on, make room for lots of improvements. Organize, organize, organize. Toss useless clutter. Put it out of sight. In fact, the more you take these first steps in home improvement, the better you should feel!
Consider built in storage, if you have room. It’s an ideal, solution for books, and so on. Although, don’t have much space for built-ins? Then, use bookcases, dressers and sideboards. Also, use under-the-bed storage drawers. They make for a great, out-of-sight solution.
For closets, you can take advantage of customizable shelving, racks and drawers. For example, use hat and shoe boxes. And, you can easily find color-coded storage solutions. Nice! Although, for those short on closet space, why not move in a freestanding armoire? One that suits your taste in style.
Expect to find yourself smiling and breathing easy, once you’ve tackled household clutter and disorganization, and won the day!
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