Staying In Control Of Your Home

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Your home needs to be your place; it needs to be where you can relax and be yourself, totally and fully, surrounded by who and what you love. However, you can’t do any of these things if you’re not in control of your home. 

But what exactly do we mean by that? Well, if your home is a complete mess, and you don’t know where to start in fixing it, there’s a good chance your home is in control of you, rather than how it should be!

So, how do we turn the tables? Because it’s time you gained control over your home, especially if you’re stuck at home right now and are surrounded by things you wish you could change! Here are some pointers to get started with. 

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Don’t Limit Your Space

You’ve only got a set amount of space when it comes to your home, and no amount of storage boxes or bookshelves are going to fix that. Sure, they allow you to make the most out of your space, but unless you take the walls off and spill out into the street, you’re still working with the same space. 

So, what do you do? You sort through your possessions, and work out which can stay and which can go. Big items that are cluttering up your room corners, stacks of books you’re never going to read, clothes that you won’t wear again, etc., all need to go. And you don’t have to be cutthroat here – KeepSafe Storage has multiple storage solutions for homebodies like you who need a bit more space in their rooms. Be sure to reach out to storage companies near you for a good way to stay in control of your home. 

Give Yourself a Place to Work

Similarly, we’ve learnt that the home can be a place of many functions, and for many people, it’s their place of work as well as relaxing. And if you don’t have a space you can use to get to work in, when remote working calls for it, what are you going to do? 

Create a space for it right now! It doesn’t have to be dedicated, but it does have to be equipped right, and be a little more private than the rest of the areas in your home. You need to be able to beat distractions, after all. 

Keep Things Convenient 

And it’s important to keep your home functionally convenient. If you can’t be bothered to get out of a chair and put something in the bin, so you’re always leaving tissues around, why not fix it so the bin is much closer to where you usually sit and rest? Simply put, it’s time to rearrange your home layout, to ensure it’s working for you, and not just sitting there and looking pretty. 

Staying in control of your home will always require a little bit of effort, but rearranging your living space to suit you comes with a wealth of benefits. 

Sarah x

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7 Comments

  1. June 11, 2020 / 10:25 pm

    Having a space to work at home is so key for me. I’ve been working remotely since 2017 and it really helps to have my own dedicated space.

  2. Jenny
    June 12, 2020 / 7:27 am

    Great tips. I can’t wait to get my garden office so I have a dedicated space to work x

  3. June 12, 2020 / 2:47 pm

    A distraction free and clutter free work space at home is so important x

  4. June 15, 2020 / 9:28 am

    Great tips, I wish I had a better work space at home x

  5. June 21, 2020 / 2:17 pm

    some great tips in here!! I need to organise my house every week so that my brain can keep going!
    Rosie

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