41 house cleaning tips

40 Collected Tips For Home Cleaning

  1. The quickest way to increase storage capacity in an existing closet is with a standardized closet “system.”
  2. Thinking that you do not enough hanging space? Get a clothing rack.
  3. Look upward for more storage space. The upper 25% of your closet is often under-used space.
  4. Let closet contents determine shelf placement.
  5. Get rid of clutter though donation and consignment.
  6. Get control of hoarding before it becomes a problem.
  7. Make a list of what you need your space to do, and then pick the tools to make it work.
  8. If your closet isn’t enclosed, add art and lights around your clothes so they feel like a part of the decor.
  9. Use the right hangers for your closet space!
  10. More hanging space is much more efficient than shelving space, so if you have to choose between the two, choose hanging.
  11. Store off-season clothing or accessories in baskets above your hanging rods.
  12. Even if you don’t have a proper closet, you can turn the space under a shelf or desk into hanging room.
  13. Make every corner count by adding bins, hanging space, shoe racks and shelving.
  14. Built-in storage is the perfect place to tuck away clothes.
  15. Replace a space-eating clothes-pole with shelving to increase overall storage capacity.
  16. Rather than trying to squeeze puffy winter quilts into the narrow shelves of an old-fashioned linen closet, for example, arrange your organizers to leave space for a large fabric hamper for seasonal bedding.
  17. Search your home cleaning NYC for storage solutions you can re-purpose like cubbies, bookcases, shoe racks and shelving. Will any of these work in your space?
  18. There’s really no point in storing things higher up a wall or closer to the ceiling unless you can reach that high.
  19. Use a combination of single and double rods in the closet to accommodate shorter clothing items.
  20. Hang shadow boxes on the closet wall as a decorative way to store and show off jewelry and small accessories.
  21. Double your shelf space with under shelf baskets.
  22. Hang things on the inside of the closet door.
  23. Like the floor, you want to make sure the door is maximized for storage space.
  24. Shallow sliding drawers are great for storing accessories like sunglasses and jewelry.
  25. If you’re not 6-feet-plus, a good step stool will help you reach the top of your bedroom closet, and can also be used in the kitchen, attic and garage.
  26. If you don’t have a closet door, a curtain on a rod will hide everything just as well.
  27. Take your closet’s measurements and record them on an index card. Keep the index card in your wallet so you have this information both at home or on the road.
  28. Use your closet door for the things you wear and grab the most often.
  29. Hangers aren’t just for suit jackets anymore. You can now hang all manner of accessories and even boots.
  30. You may use your closet floor for shoes and boots.
  31. A chair is convenient for putting on socks and shoes.
  32. Hooks can be used to hold items like jackets and bathrobes or to hang your next-day’s-outfit up the night before.
  33. Under-window seating works especially well because you can’t use that space for hanging storage anyway.
  34. Remember that if you can see out, others can see in, so keep the windowsill at 3 feet 6 inches or higher.
  35. Custom-made dresser drawers, shoe cubbies, shelving, and partitions give you the maximum amount of storage but also cost the most money.
  36. Use donation bin to declutter daily.
  37. The more often you declutter, the less time it will take and the easier it will become over time.
  38. Try and find extra storage space anywhere you can — even in a hallway.
  39. Make the closet even brighter and more attractive with a fresh coat of light or bright paint.
  40. Declutter the closet by doing a weekly clutter sweep.

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