If there is one thing we all seem to have in common these days, its clutter. Everyone has it, but not everyone is overwhelmed by it. The trick to taming clutter is know-how. My Organization Extras are designed to help you learn what you need to know to keep the clutter in your life under control.
Below you'll find a detailed listing of all the information available here at step-by-step declutter.
The Declutter Blog highlights the newest information available at step-by-step-declutter.com. The information here is varied and useful to frequent visitors as well as first-timers. Be sure to check it out.
Declutter Challenge - Get Rid of 100 Things in 100 Days. Includes a free printable chart identifying all 100 items for purging. Also includes other printables with tips and information on purging specific areas of the home.
Declutter Basics – Here you will learn the Steps to Declutter through an eight step process that can be applied to pretty much any decluttering project.
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Household Organization - Clutter is a family affair. Declutter Your Home offers insight into winning the support of your household in the fight against clutter.
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Information Management teaches the basics of managing all the paper clutter that threatens to overrun our homes on a daily basis.
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Moving – This section of the website has consistently been the most viewed for the life of the site, and no wonder. Moving is a big deal and requires a lot of planning and preparation. I think you will find this entire section extremely helpful in preparing for your next move. Start with Organize Your Move where you will learn how to begin planning and what to be aware of. You will also find links to all the other great moving information pages on the site.
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Storage - Storage is a crucial part of the organization process and requires much more than simply stuffing things in containers. Begin with Storage Solutions which provides ten tips for assessing your storage needs and planning accordingly.
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College - Packing for College outlines five important considerations to help with packing for college.
Holiday Planning - Declutter Your Holidays offers advice for planning a stress free holiday season by getting organized in advance.
Transition - Planning for Transition in Life identifies three strategies for preparing for both the planned and the unplanned transitions in life.
Travel - 5 Tips for Care-free Traveling provides five suggestions for getting the most out of any trip.
Donate Your Stuff – This section of the website is dedicated to providing information regarding what to do with items you no longer want, need or use. You'll find links to a variety of charitable organizations as well as companies that specialize in recycling. You can feel good about letting go of your stuff knowing that it's helping make someone else's life a little easier.
Free Printables - This section offers a variety of free printables such as grocery lists, immunization schedules, medical histories, cleaning checklists, and much more.
Newsletter Archive - Here you'll find links to all of Step-by-Step Declutter's newsletters.
Organization Tools - Tools for Organizing offers three criteria for determining which tools are best suited to your organization needs.
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Questions – Here you can get personalized help learning How to Declutter Anything by submitting a question.
Sell Your Stuff offers tips for making a little money while decluttering.
Why Hire an Organizer? If you’re not sure whether hiring an organizer is right for you, be sure to read this page which outlines the benefits of working with a professional.
This section includes information about organizing and decluttering the various parts of your home.
Bathroom - Declutter Your Bathroom offers guidelines for clearing away bathroom clutter.
The specifics of bathroom organization are outlined in the following pages:
Bedroom - Declutter Your Bedroom provides a four step process for clearing out and cleaning up the bedroom.
Additional bedroom organization tips can be found on the following pages:
Entry - Tips for Creating an Organized Entry teaches how to make the first impression guests have of your home a positive one.
Home Office - Declutter Your Home Office identifies the things you need to consider when organizing a home office.
Kids' Rooms - Kids rooms are specially made for collecting clutter. Declutter Kids' Rooms offers guidelines for working with your kids to declutter their space.
Addition tips for kids' rooms are available as well:
Kitchen - Along with kids' rooms, kitchens are the room most searched for when it comes to decluttering tips. Declutter Your Kitchen offers a fool proof plan for downsizing kitchen excess.
Tons more kitchen organization tips are available in the following:
Pantry - Learn a simple process to Declutter Your Pantry.
I hope you'll take the time to explore all the great organization and decluttering resources available here at step-by-step declutter.
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