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When you have kids, you know that giving them a safe home is the most important thing. Cleaning your home regularly and making sure that there is nothing for them to get hurt on is going to be essential. To do this, you need to know how to make your home safe, and what to do with all your belongings that don’t have a place anymore. You don’t need to worry if you aren’t familiar with how to do this, because we are going to talk you through it.
It’s Gotta Go
You need to decide what is staying and what is going. This can be a hard process at the best of times because it is never easy to throw something away. You might not even know where to begin here, especially if you have so many belongings. We guess that the best place to start is at the top. Go to your attic and start with everything in there. If it no longer adds something to your life, or brings you happiness, then it’s gotta go. You should only keep the things around that are either helpful, or bring happiness. If neither of these things apply, then it isn’t something you need in your home.
After this, you need to go through your bedroom, your kid’s bedroom, and every other room in the house with the same thing in mind. Your kids might protest here, but you will know if it is something worth keeping when you get around to it.
Put It In Storage
If there is still a whole load of things that do bring you happiness but there is nowhere in your home for them to go, then you should think about getting a storage unit. These are not hard to find but can be pricey so make sure you shop around for the best deal. If you look at a company such as Henfield Storage, you will find that there is a wide range of options for you here. It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for long term or short term storage, you will find the solution you need.
Or, you might not need a storage container at all if you have family who will let you keep some of your stuff there. This is an option to consider, especially if you are trying to save some pennies.
Find A New Home
We don’t mean for you, we mean for your items. Once you have gone through and sorted out what is staying, what is going and moved some furniture around, there should be room for you to rehome some of the items you have decided to keep. By throwing out a load of old stuff, you will now have room for the important things. Shelves, space in your attic, and if you have storage boxes at home will all be free for you to put the things that make you happy in.
We hope that you have found this advice helpful and will take it when you come around to decluttering your home.