Ten Ways to Declutter Your Home
By Peter Walsh
Oprah.com | February 07, 2007
Is clutter taking over your home? Peter Walsh has 10 easy ways you can de-clutter your home and your life today.
How to Keep Your House Clutter-Free
Tackle messes one room at a time.
When you buy something new, practice the "in-out rule:" For every one new item, get rid of an old one.
Create intimacy in the master bedroom. Remember that improvements in one room can spread to the rest of the house.
Make cleaning up fun for your kids.
Create a vision for the room you're cleaning.
Teach your kids how to sort.
Use a hanger system to determine which clothes you wear most.
Ask yourself if you really need something. If you hesitate, you don't.
Establish a "magic triangle" in your kitchen between the stove, refrigerator and the sink. Keep the items you use most in that area.
Identify useful utensils with the
cardboard box test
See a demonstration
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