We all may not be hoarders, but still it’s hard for us to let things go – and that’s why most of the houses are bloated with things that serve no purpose anymore. You need to know that there are dozens of things in your house that you should throw away ASAP. Let’s start!
Oh wait! Most of the stuff mentioned below is recyclable, so it’s a good idea to use a junk removal service. First, it will do the heavy lifting and remove stuff without bothering you, and secondly, it will recycle most of stuff.
1. Bathroom Unused Accessories
Old bathroom accessories that are no longer useable should be removed and thrown out. This will declutter your bathroom and give you a chance to bring in new and fresh accessories. Things like old towels, old toothbrush, old makeup, toilet paper rolls, expired bathroom accessories, etc. should be removed. Also, remember to throw out the bathroom trash regularly.
2. Wire Hangers
Wire hangers may look like something you can use but most of time, they have no use. Throw them out or give it back to the dry cleaners so they can reuse them. These cheap hangers aren’t worth anything and using the good quality plastic ones is the way to go. Also, there is a risk of them putting on rust stains on your clothing.
3. Useless Papers from School
Useless test papers can fill up the school bag in a hurry. Keep your bag clean by removing the unnecessary papers. If you have memorable pass notes and notebooks or cards then make a box and dedicate it to only the savable paperwork. If that even looks like a stretch then take a picture of everything and store them in your computer or cloud so you will have them without losing them – and you will also declutter at the same time.
4. Donate Your Unused Clothes
Clothes you haven’t used in the last six months should be donated so that they can be utilized by someone who is really in need. Not only clothing, anything that may be trash for you but usable should be donated.
5. Living Room Declutter
Your living room is the place which has huge numbers unused stuff. Determining what is of use and what isn’t may take a few days but here are some helpful things you can check out.
- Old newspapers
- Dead flowers
- Old toys
- Unimportant letters
- Empty pens
- Expired stuff
- Broken stuff
- Empty vases
- Drink Coasters
- Old batteries
- Worn out monopoly
- Unrepairable furniture
6. Clean Up the Refrigerator
The refrigerator has most of the unnecessary things lying in it. The old food should be thrown away. Check for the expiry dates of the products and put the expired one in the trash. There are a lot of unused items in the fridge just make sure to know what to throw away and what can be reused. Old dried up vegetables are not something you can reuse so it’s better to get rid of them. Also, clear out your fridge at least once a month.
7. Old Clothes
Old clothes that don’t fit you or are torn need to be either donated or if they are in a bad condition, dispose of with the help of a junk removal service. You will not use them so why keep them to occupy the space for another newer dress.
8. Kitchen Stuff
Old kitchen stuff should be thrown away too. Look in the pantry for expired products and trash them. Your chipped or broken crockery is another thing to be checked to be thrown away as well as extra containers or jars and old water bottles. Cracked dished and cutlery is better to be replaced or recycled than actually repairing it.
9. Old Furniture
We know it’s hard to throw away something that have emotional value, but if your furniture is beyond saving, it’s better to dispose it of for it be recycled and made into something useful.
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