6 Things Professional Organizers Want You to Know
These expert techniques from Molly Graves and Ashley Murphy, the founders of NEAT Method
, will turn your space from chaotic to calm in no time.
Your Most Accurate Measuring Technique
If you've spent months unable to find a cutlery holder that fits, or a drawer caddy for your desk, it might be because you're not accurately measuring. Ashley and Molly kept running into this issue until they realized they needed to measure protruding screw heads, hinges and rounded sides or corners instead of just the width, length and height of the drawer. They suggest investing in a soft tape measure. Another hard-won tip? Carry a picture of what's inside the drawer with you while you're shopping, since they've found it easy to forget what items will go in the organizer.