Most people are happy to get something for nothing, and those with home offices, closets and other storage areas are no exception. Spend a few minutes with our quiz to learn how you can get organized for free.
What do most people find to be their main stumbling block when trying to get organized?
too much stuff
not enough time
lack of motivation
How can you decide what to throw out?
If it's old, dump it.
Consider how much trouble it will be to get rid of it.
Think of when it was last used.
What should you do after you decide you no longer need an object?
Give it to someone else in your home.
Get rid of it.
Put it under your bed.
After disposing of items you no longer need, where should items you don't use often be stored?
behind things in regular use
in off-site storage
What is the benefit of storing similar items in a single location?
Things will be easy to find.
Things never go missing.
Things never get messy.
After you've organized what you already have, how can you keep organized going forward?
Don't buy anything new.
When something comes in the house, something else should go out.
Clean out every closet twice a year.
Do you have to get rid of all unused items?
not if you display them as a warning against more clutter
not if you can repurpose the item
What's recommended to keep control of bills?
Pay on receipt.
Deal with them on the same date every month.
Ignore them until the reminder arrives.
How can you keep kids' toy organized?
Replace them with books.
Put them all in a big box.
Exchange new for old.
What is the most important aspect of being organized?