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Mommy's Challenge: How To De-Clutter After Your Move To Your New House



Moving to a new house can be a perfect time to start anew and build a clean and clutter-free home that you always deserve. If you keep your new place more organized, life becomes much simpler and stress-free. Plus, you can save yourself on emotional stress by staying streamlined long after your move.

If you want a relaxing experience after the entire moving process, here’s a simple guide on how to de-clutter your new house.

1. Remove excess while unpacking.

As you go from box to box to unpack, you’ll definitely find some additional items that you no longer use. When this happens, it’s a good idea to sort through all your belongings again and make sure you don’t fill your new room with unwanted items. Make a checklist to help you figure out which thing is worth to keep or not. You can make sound decisions about the clutter by asking yourself whether they still serve any purpose or if they have a place in your new home.

Also, many movers NYC offer unpacking services to their customers. Hence, if you’ve moved to New York City, your moving crew may be able to help unpack your stuff before they go, making decluttering a straightforward process.

2. Get rid of your moving boxes.

Right after unpacking, you need to deal with piles of moving boxes that take up the entire space of your new living room. If it’s your first time to move, you may not know what to do with all these storage supplies you’ve gathered. If you want to get rid them of them and put them to good use, follow the tips below:

Give them away – Instead of letting these boxes add up to the landfills, giving them away for free in your neighborhood can be an excellent idea. Make sure these boxes can still be utilized for another move in the future.

Donate – If you know someone who has been planning a house move, you can donate your moving boxes provided they’re still in good condition. That way, you’ll be able to help them prepare their move with ease.

Re-sell – If you spend money for your moving boxes, you can opt to sell them to other people. Look for places to promote your boxes like newspaper classified ads and noticeboards. Also, you should ensure your moving boxes are still in good condition. On the other hand, if moving companies NYC supply their own boxes for your relocation, they also have the option to collect them once the transition is complete.

3. Develop good clutter-clearing habits.

After moving, there are many things to do to make your new place feel like home. From several piles of boxes in the living room to all the stuff that needs to be unpacked, you should start developing healthy clutter-clearing habits. To do that, you should focus on these following steps:

Don’t delay cleaning – Delaying your cleaning assignments has nothing beneficial to offer you. After your move to a new house, don’t let procrastination overpower you if you want a clean and organized new home to live in. Thus, always find time to clean your clutter right away to make the transition as smooth as possible.

Establish a routine – It’s always a smart idea to create a method or schedule to manage the things that you keep properly. Regardless of the way you do it, you should never forget to stick with it to experience a stress-free life after the move. Some of the routine you can follow include:

Put items back in their respective places
Clean the kitchen after you finish your meal.
Complete household chores right away.

Assign designated areas – Ideally, things should be in their designated places. For example, your dirty laundry should have its own space. If you have specific areas for everything in your new home, you can quickly de-clutter and dispose of items.

4. Slow the influx of things in your new home.

Moving to a new place doesn’t mean you need to buy everything that you want. As you aim for a fresh start, it’s about time to change your mindset and go for the slow accumulation of things in your new space. By doing it, the entire process of de-cluttering can be done efficiently. So, it’s best to assess your purchases and think whether it’s worth your time, money, energy once you move. Before heading to a local store and make impulsive purchases, try to ask yourself if you’re buying the item for a good reason or if you have an area to store when you get home.



The Bottom Line

Follow these vital tips, and you’ll be on your way toward a clutter-free life after you move to your new house. Not only will these steps guide you but it’ll also keep your home from collecting items that you really don’t need in the first place.

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  1. What moving company do you recommend for a local NYC move?

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  2. Thank you so much for posting these fabulous and absolute tips!
    Culture shock can take some getting used to, and we all adapt to things at our own pace. Make a list of all the foods, attractions and other things you love about your state and think about how you will adjust to life without them. Perhaps the new state has more to offer than your current state, in which case the cultural changes won't pose a challenge.
    You can read our new article: https://moving-helpers.com/how-many-movers-do-i-need/

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