Four Good Reasons to De-clutter Your Home

Oct 26, 2011 (0) comment

Your teen’s bedroom was always a total mess, the last thing you need is your house to be robbed, it will impossible to tell whether his room was always that way or it had been ransacked. The bigger issue is that your bay area insurance may not cover anything that might have been stolen out of his room.    

We’re not suggesting that everyone should transform their home into a sterile, austere space with a place for everything and everything in its place, but most homes could benefit from reorganization. Here are a few good reasons to think seriously about de-cluttering your living space.

•         Finding yourself apologizing for the mess in your home is a sure sign that it’s time to de-clutter. A tidy home looks better than a messy, disorganized space and does wonders for morale. 
•         Disposing of any old belongings that you no longer use can open up space in your home. Get rid of that rusty stationary bike that has not been used for years and those garments that are no longer fashionable!
•         De-cluttering your home is a chance to finally access all those nooks and crannies that harbor dust and other allergenic particles. This could literally help you to breathe more easily.
•         Organizing your paperwork by filing important documents and discarding the rest can go a long way towards reducing the risk of fire in your home.

Reorganizing and de-cluttering your home also creates an opportunity for you to prepare or update your home inventory. This important document lists and describes your personal belongings and home contents and can help to ensure that you have adequate bay area insurance coverage for your possessions. 

 

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