Tips for Keeping Your Home Organized

Tips for Keeping Your Home Organized

Seeing as the Coronavirus has taken over the world, you are most likely spending a great deal of time at home. Therefore, you may be going a tad bit stir crazy! However, if you are within a space that presents organization and tidy appearance, you can guarantee that you will enjoy being at home much more.

But, how do you go about getting your home in tip top shape? Well, first off, what does your daily routine consist of? With every task you do in your home, you potentially create a mess. However, if you prepare yourself with some organizational tips, you can lose the clutter, and have your home presenting functionality!

Here at White Oak Interiors, as Chicago interior designers, we believe that everyone should enjoy spending time in their home! That’s why we have gathered some tips to assist you with organizing your own home, so that you can discover pleasure in each space that you are in. Would you like to learn what these tips are? If so, be sure to read on:


  • Clear Commonly Used Spaces

    We all have those spaces that are high traffic-zones throughout our homes. The most common, frequently used spaces are tables and countertops. By clearing these surfaces off, and keeping them available, you avoid building up larger, more difficult mess loads. Dedicating drawers, cupboards, and closets to better organize your items is ideal! After all, if every item has its own spot, there will be no need to toss them among your tables and countertops. So, ensure that you have a “home” for each item, so that your surfaces can be dedicated to showcasing elements of décor, instead of clutter.


  • Keep Your Floors Open

    In your home, where there isn’t furniture or décor, you have a path to travel. Any detours or delays within your walking space, is unnecessary time you are spending. Keep your floors clean and litter free and your home will look and feel much more organized. When designing your home, it’s important to keep your walkways open and flowing, for a welcoming and decluttered appearances. As previously mentioned, ensure that each item has its own spot, such as shoes being placed in closets, or among a shoe rack, so that your floors and surfaces can remain decluttered!


  • Prepare for the Next Day

    Have you ever had those mornings where you wake up late, scramble to remember every item you will need for your day, and then must get ready and make your way out the door? As you race to be ready for the day, and scramble for those last few items, you are essentially making a mess, as you are sure to be tossing items around and leaving them out among your surfaces. To avoid clutter, all you must do is prepare yourself for the next day! So, before you make your way to bed, consider creating an organized armoire or make use of your dresser tops with areas for you to place your clothes that you plan to wear the next day, along with shoes, accessories, purses and wallets, so that you are all set to go.

Your home is a place where you can relax. But, if you are faced with clutter, your peace of mind is sure to be hindered. However, with these tips, you can go about staying organized with ease!

Are you all set to organize and design your home with an interior designer in Crystal Lake, Illinois? If so, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us here at White Oak Interiors, as we are all set to assist you with creating your humble abode!


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