2009 also arrived with a tight budget. So before the cost of getting organized overwhelms you, consider doing it on the cheap; wait for a sale of look for websites and outlets that sell wholesale stackable storage cubes and closet organizers. Don’t let the price tag stop you from achieving your goals.
Here are four simple steps that will break down the process and put you on the path towards your clutter-free life and dream closet in 2009.
Clean it outThis is the very first thing that should be done. This means removing absolutely everything and storing it in another location as the next steps are considered and brought into play. Yes, your house will be a mess during this process, but the results should be worth the inconvenience.
Weed it outBefore you can bring in storage cubes and other organizing tools, you have to weed through the junk. Dumping things that have been sitting in a closet for years can be difficult, but it's an absolute must. Whether its clothes, shoes or paperwork, go through the items one by one and decide what stays and what goes. If you haven't used something in more than a year, get rid of it.
Space it outNow that the cluttered old closet has been gutted, it's time to decide the best set up for organizing the items that will go back in. Examine the area and the contents and decide what you’re going to need. What type of shoe rack? How many storage cubes will you need?
Measure it outOnce you have a game plan, it's time to measure the space buy the system that best fits the closet and your needs. Take your time on this part and make sure you measure twice and shop once. Even if you purchased wholesale storage cubes, you want to buy the right amount and keep your budget as small as possible.
A good closet organization system can really help keep a house in order and make finding things easier. When a little time and effort goes into the prospect, there's no reason that even a small closet can't work wonders with the help of storage cubes and organizers.