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How to declutter your home: 2 tips from a junk hauling company
October 24, 2020 at 7:00 AM
woman from junk hauling company in Gallatin, TN moving a pile of folded sweaters

No matter how often you clean your home, clutter always seems to pile up immediately afterward. And as much as you want to have a clean and tidy home, you also don’t want to spend all of your free time decluttering every room either.

Luckily, there is a middle ground for you. Here are two tips on decluttering your home, straight from the junk hauling experts at Move and Junk, a moving business in Gallatin, TN.

1. Clean your home in short bursts of time

The main thing that prevents most people from cleaning their home is how big of a task it seems. They see it as this huge obstacle that will require a day (or more) to complete, and they’ll keep putting this chore off as a result.

But if you break it up into smaller manageable chunks of time that you can do every day or every few days, you can build momentum and whittle away at the amount of cleaning you’ll have to do on a weekend.

Set a timer for five or ten minutes, and dedicate yourself to cleaning one room as much as you can within that time period. Pick things up off the floor, put things away in their proper places, or dust and wipe down surfaces. Once the timer goes off, that’s it. You’re done — until the next time you do this.

Continue cleaning in short bursts and soon enough, you’ll find that you’ve actually accomplished a considerable amount of decluttering. Your home will look all the better for it, too.

2. Make a list of all the cleaning tasks you need to complete

For many people, creating a decluttering list serves a variety of purposes.

For one, it helps you visualize how much (or how little) cleaning you actually need to get done. Instead of envisioning this huge task that’s impossible to complete, you see how much you actually need to do.

Crossing off every task as you complete them gives you a sense of accomplishment, making you more likely to do the next task… and the next.

Plus, if you clean in short bursts of time, a running list of cleaning tasks can help you determine right away what you can do in that allotted time. You spend less time trying to decide what you’ll do and more time actually doing it.

Get in touch with Move and Junk today

When you’re looking for a junk hauling team in Gallatin, TN to clear out your junk quickly and efficiently, turn to Move and Junk.

With over 20 years of experience in the business and an A+ rating with our previous clients, we know we can help with all of your moving and junk hauling needs. And thanks to our 24/7 availability, we’ll work with your schedule — regardless of what it looks like.

Interested in booking our services in the near future? Get in touch with us by filling out the contact form on our website. On the other hand, if you have any questions or concerns about our services, you can reach us directly by calling 888-827-0059.