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At Austin Property Services, we are pleased to say we have helped many vendors present their homes to prospective buyers. By creating more space at home, it is possible to attract buyers. However, you don’t need to sell your house to benefit from decluttering your home. We are happy to offer tips on decluttering, and, provide you with advice from experts in the field.

Follow tips from a decluttering expert

In the past few years, the name of Marie Kondo has become synonymous with decluttering. With tips helping people to find their joy at home, countless people around the world have followed her guidance and advice. As people are keen to find decluttering tips during the Coronavirus, Kondo has recently spoken with the New York Times, providing them with tips and guidance.

Kondo said in her interview; “It is a challenging and uncertain time, but it may also be an opportunity to express gratitude for your space and to tidy up if you’ve been wanting to.”

The leading tips provided by Marie Kondo include:

  1. Begin the decluttering process at the entrance of your home
  2. Organise your fridge, cupboards and pantry
  3. If you have unnecessary items, dispose of them
  4. Organise cosmetic and beauty products
  5. Find a time that is best for you to declutter

The last tip is extremely useful because you need to find a way of working which suits you. Finding the right time is crucial, but you also need to find a way of working, which is best for you. For some people, it is best to focus on a room at a time while for other people, the most effective way of working will be to do one task at a time. There may be a time of day where you are more productive. If there is, try to time your decluttering work to fit with this schedule.

Boost your enthusiasm and motivation when decluttering

Knowing what helps you be more productive is a high starting point, and you should also create a list of tasks. Each time you cross off a job, you’ll receive a boost, and this will help you continue with the process.

The importance of breaking the overall project into smaller tasks cannot be overstated. If you look at the project as a single task, it will be overwhelming. By breaking the task down into smaller tasks, you make it easier to keep going.

We know many people have questions and queries right now, and we are here to help as best we can. Please get in touch with Austin Property Services if there is anything, we can assist you with.

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