When storing items gets out of hand

6th March 2017   /    Advice and News   /    no comments

People get easily attached to their belongings. The reasons for this are many but one is definitely related to the fact that money has been spent and that the item in question simply must be useful in a way. This leads us to putting away things in our attics or basements and just letting them stay there. We pile things on top of things thinking that everything is fine and well-organised and that whenever we wish to utilise the item in question, we will be able to find it easily. What a bunch of nonsense this is. There always comes a point at which we simply hate our lives for not putting things in order earlier.

A lot of arguments can be made regarding the positives of disposing of obsolete things

Domestic clearance is something that should be done regularly as it bears so many positives. The psychological aspect is that our home looks larger and more spacious to our eye. Not having millions of boxes or useless objects makes the floor look wide and we tend to get happy. There are also fewer things to clean. Less dust settles in and we do not have to be as thorough when it comes to cleaning everything at home.

Furthermore having a well-organised attic will allow us to have easier access to the items we actually need. There is an old saying that if you do not use something for 1 whole year then you don’t need it in your life. This should be the motto of every household as there are too many obsolete items just lying around. People don’t want to let go of the electric fan which has been in the basement for 4 years. Throw away stuff you don’t need. You probably needed them once, now you don’t – get rid of them.

After things get out of hand people typically lose any desire to deal with the situation. Fortunately you can take advantage of the services of professional garbage cleaning companies. These folks will show up and will clear up a lot of space in your garage or back yard. They will also sort the items by nature and will dispose of them properly.

Garage junkWhat you can also do is periodically move things to other locations you own – for example a countryside house. You should be careful in this endeavour, however, because your other house can also become full of things and you find yourself in a similar problematic situation. If someone lives there all the time you can have them help organising these things. In fact the best way to do this is to involve your whole family in the process. Teach your children about how to maintain a well-arranged room and not to pile up things.

Eventually you can take advantage of some storage services provided by professional companies. You will have to pay a monthly fee for a storage unit but all the objects you are attached to will not disappear.

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