You know the mess is up there, hiding in your attic. Old clothes, holiday decorations, keepsakes, old furniture and perhaps even garbage-worthy items, are all stored in a half-hazard, disorganized fashion in your attic. Tackle this mess head on with a clear organizational plan. Take this quiz and learn how to organize your attic.
Most attics contain:
unmarked boxes and bins
How long does it take to organize a typical attic?
What is the first thing you should do when organizing your attic?
remove all the boxes
throw out garbage
You should throw something out if:
you rarely use it
it would be easy to replace
either of the above
You should sort your attic items into three categories. What are they?
garbage, keep and donate
keepsakes, decorations and clothes
always used, used on special occasions and rarely used
How can you creatively keep your children's old baby clothes?
Keep them in a keepsake box.
Make a special quilt with the clothes.
Hang the clothes in a shadow box.
How should you store your attic items?
according to categories
according to size of the items
according to time of year the items are typically used
What should be stored toward the back of your attic?