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16 Clever Organization Hacks You Need To Know

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16 Clever Organization Hacks You Need To Know
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Ever come back after a long day and notice a mess in the bedroom? Felt hungry and wanted to cook a proper meal before the struggle to locate utensils and ingredients ruined it? Or you simply wanted to study before you noticed the clutter on the table, which got you out of the zone?
It’s time for some rather easy yet efficient organization hacks to set a clutter-free, mood-lifting, convenient and aesthetic vibe wherever you go! Nothing should put you off when you set your mind to doing something. Enough with the intro, it’s time to declutter and dive right into the organization hacks!

Kitchen Organization Hacks

We have to start with the kitchen first since the first step is food to gain energy for tackling the mess around the house.

1. Hang It Up

The easiest way to tackle and store items is by hanging them up. When it comes to pots and pans, you can always use hanging racks or hooks or even a pegboard on the wall for storing them. This organization hack will help significantly in increasing the cupboard space while making it super easy to access them. 
When it comes to knives, you can put up a magnetic knife holder on the wall and get some magneto cosplay done in the process, as there’s less counter clutter you would have to spend time sorting out. Moreover, installing a tension rod under the sink will be beneficial in hanging cleaning supplies and be convenient for use as it’s close to the sink.

2. Storage Tricks

Items inside drawers and cupboards are a whole different game when it comes to organizing them. Utilize drawer dividers to separate your cutlery, utensils and even the small items - this will help keep stuff organized and decluttered at the same time. Shelf risers are another great organization hack which will help create additional space for storage in your cabinets and stack items without making it difficult to navigate your way to what you require. A rather “Lazy”-Susan can help out by making it convenient to access items at the back– simply place one on a rack with spices and condiments on it, and you get yourself a fancy spice rack! 
Appliances can be heavy – and obviously, wheels would help. You can use a rolling cart to store them and any other kitchen items you don't use daily. This will make it easy to move them out of the way when you need more space. To make your organization efforts even more efficient, explore services that offer student essentials kits for additional support in setting up your space.

3. Labeling

This one is a no-brainer. Labeling your containers with the items in them will help you easily find what you need. After all, mixing up fine sugar and salt would be disastrous for any recipe. 
Additionally, store dry goods like sugar, cereal and flour in clear containers so you can see what you have and what needs restocking.

Bedroom Organization Hacks

The bedroom is just what makes your home feel like home when you flop into the bed. But a messy bedroom is bound to turn that sour. So, how to organize your bedroom?

4. Bed Simplified

The bed by itself is a storage nightmare, but with a few additions, you can turn it around. Using storage containers or baskets to store items and sliding them under your bed will be really beneficial in storing items like extra bedding, seasonal clothing, and shoes. 
You can further increase organization by using trays or dishes on the nightstand to hold small items like jewelry, coins or keys, which will reduce misplacing items. You can also utilize a bed caddy which slips under the mattress to store items like the TV remote, glasses or books while keeping them secure and within reach.

5. Nightstand & Side Table

When looking for a functional nightstand, make sure it has drawers or shelves to store items such as books, magazines, and electronics. 
This organization hack will keep your bedside area tidy while easily letting you indulge in your nightly reading or Instagram reels without having to sort through any mess.

6. Door & Wall Hacks

The doors and walls of your room are prime estates to increase storage. An organization hack is to install hooks on the back of your bedroom door or the walls to hang items such as hats, bags, and jackets. 
Installing shelves or hanging organizers on walls, is another great organization hack to utilize vertical space for storage. It’s a rather splendid way to store books, decor, and other items without taking up floor space.

Bathroom Organization Hacks

Get ready to say goodbye to bathroom clutter and hello to an organized, stress-free bathroom with these easy organization hacks below.

7. Washroom Storage Tips

Use drawer dividers to separate small items such as makeup, toothbrushes, and combs, making it easy to find what you need and prevent clutter at the same time. A shower caddy can also help with storing your shampoo, conditioner, and body wash, keeping them organized and preventing them from taking up space. 
Further, a medicine cabinet or shelving will totally help with extra storage for toiletries!

8. Hangup in the Washroom

Install a towel rack on the back of your bathroom door and hang your towels or washcloths, freeing up wall space and keeping your towels within reach. Over-the-door hooks will also help with hanging items like robes, extra towels and clothing. 
Pretty sure our favorite organization hacks that are useful everywhere are magnetic strips that can be utilized to store metal grooming tools like nail clippers, tweezers, and scissors.

9. Waste Management

To end this section, we recommend having a proper waste disposal system for bathroom waste. Use a wastebasket in the bathroom to dispose of trash like tissues and cotton balls so they don’t pile up on your washbasin or any countertop.

Closet Organization Hacks

When it comes to your closet, getting organized doesn't have to be complicated. We've put together some simple closet organization hacks for you. These tips will help you tidy up your closet and make it more efficient without any fuss.

10. Chuck the Laundry

Dirty clothes are the top cause of clutter, and it's pretty simple to get rid of them. Use a laundry hamper in your closet to keep dirty clothes off the floor. 
Clothes that you will be wearing again within a day or two can be put up on hooks on the back of the closet door. You can even use these hooks to hang belts and scarves while giving your closet an aesthetic look.

11. Seasonal Storage

Sort and store your seasonal items, such as scarves, gloves, and hats in clear containers. This will make it easy to take out clothes according to the season and prevent unnecessary clothes from taking up space. 
Shelf dividers are another great organization hack to separate the stacks of clothes. You can also use a drawer unit for storing small clothes like mittens or socks.

12. Hang ‘em Up

Hanging clothes in the closet is super convenient, but it’s time to make it even more efficient with the double hang closet rods. This organization hack will DOUBLE your vertical space, and you can hang twice as much. 
Want to increase space along the width of these double rods? Use slim hangers to save extra space and keep clothes from slipping off the hanger.

Miscellaneous Organization Hacks

Sure, we got most of the house sorted with some simple organization hacks, but what about other factors influencing the clutter in schedules, work, chores and more? We got that covered too!

13. Manage Your Tasks

Write down the tasks that you need to complete each day and prioritize them based on importance; you can even color code them on the basis of priority. 
Establishing a routine for tasks like cleaning, laundry, or grocery shopping will help you keep track and make it a habit.

14. Schedule It

Writing stuff like important dates, appointments, and deadlines in a planner or on a calendar to keep track of them goes a long way in ensuring you stay on top of any and all upcoming dates!

15. Documentation

When it comes to decluttering work-related or even personal documentation like recipe books, we highly recommend using a filing system to organize paperwork and important documents. 
You can even use digital files to sort documents into folders, use apps to manage your schedule and to-do lists, and have fun with custom icons for better tracking. 

16. Automation

Lastly, bills and payments are always hectic and super important to keep track of. Using automation tools for bill payments or even email organization to keep track of incoming bills, etc., is the best organization hack we would recommend.

These would be some of our suggestions towards organization hacks for your home and life. Additionally, if you're looking for more convenience and assistance in setting up your living space, you might want to explore reliable student services that offer a "plus" option to make your life easier.
We hope this helps you declutter and keep tidy while letting you focus on what you set your mind to! All the best!

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