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Hacks and Tips to Bring Organization Into Your Home

Certain places in the home naturally accumulate more clutter than others. The busiest parts of the house, or places used for storage, are often the most difficult to keep in check. By adding a little organization to areas such as the kitchen, the garage, and your closets, you can really begin to tackle all that clutter in your home.


With limited space, the kitchen has the difficult chore of having to store a multitude. From food to appliances to cleaning products, the kitchen can get full quite quickly.

Getting  creative in the kitchen will take on a whole new meaning after reading through these inspirational tips and tricks for saving space and staying organized:

  1. Use CD and DVD holders to neatly store container lids:
  2. Magazine racks can be fastened to the inside of cabinets for a great storage solution:
  3. Stick-on hooks on cabinet doors make great holders for pot lids:
  4. Keep electrical adapters and sockets out of the way and dry with this excellent idea. All you need is a rack and some hooks:rack and some hooks
  5. Stick a magnetic strip to the underside of your favorite set of containers. With a magnetic board, you can creatively store herbs and spices:a magnetic strip
  6. Spray bottles can be hung from a door towel rack to make the most out of your under-the-sink space:


 The garage can become prone to the old adage: “Out of sight, out of mind.” Over the years, storing tools, household items, clothing, books, you name it, garages can fill up fast. By taking advantage of nifty garage hacks, your garage will stay neat, tidy and organized:

  1. Reuse old motor oil and detergent containers and make neat storage places for nails, screws, nuts and other small items:detergent containers
  2. Attach the lids of a jam jars to the underside of shelves, and use the jar as a space saving way to store nails:jam jars
  3. Another way to store small items is to cut lines through a shelf and slide in sandwich-bags:sandwich bags
  4. Mount varied lengths of PVC tubing to store things like screwdrivers and drill bits:PVC tubing
  5. In fact, PVC tubing can have many versatile storage applications in the garage:versatile storage applications
  6. Consider maximizing your space by using the ceiling for storage purposes:using the ceiling for storage


You may not want to part with it but you don’t have space for it. This perfectly sums up most people’s experiences with their closets. From seasonal clothing, to accessories and shoes, the closet can easily become a cluttered mess. Here are some great ways to maximize limited closet space:

  1. Use a length of large-linked chain to fit more clothes on hangers in your closet:clothes on hangers
  2. A row of coat hooks can provide a decorative way to store bras:coat hooks
  3. Use the inside of your closet door as a way to display accessories:display accessories
  4. Clever folding can be a huge space saver and provide easy access to clothes:
  5. Organize your shoes on roll-out shelving to capitalize on space:display accessories
  6. Put shower curtain rings on a hanger to store your scarves or ties:rings on a hanger
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