Declutter Your Home by Getting Rid of 50 Things

Posted on: May 18, 2020 | by: Lighthouse Self Storage May 18, 2020

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Are you ready to declutter your entire home? It can be stressful to have clutter in your home because it gives you extra items to clean and organize. Whether you want to downsize or create a minimalist living space, decluttering is best to take on in stages. By splitting the clutter zones into stages, you can give all of your focus to one room or space at a time, so you won’t be feeling overwhelmed. This guide will inspire you to throw away these unnecessary 50 household items to instantly declutter and re-organize your living space.

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Living Room

  1. Old remote controls
  2. Wires and cords that aren’t used anymore
  3. Magazines
  4. Old books
  5. Extra throw pillows
  6. Outdated electronics
  7. Dead plants
  8. Old board games
  9. Unnecessary decorations
  10. Worn out rugs

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  1. Old utensils
  2. Old pots and pans
  3. Chipped dishes and mugs
  4. Expired food
  5. Expired medicine
  6. Refrigerator magnets
  7. Recipe books that are never used
  8. Torn/stained table cloths
  9.  Expired freezer items
  10. Seasonings and spices that you don’t cook with

clean organized bedroom


  1. Torn up sheets and linen sets
  2. Old pillows
  3. Old comforters
  4. Clothes that don’t fit
  5. Shoes that you don’t wear anymore
  6. Candles
  7. Electronic items that aren’t used
  8. Purses
  9. Ties
  10.  Unnecessary furniture

clean organized bathroom


  1. Old nail polish
  2. Expired beauty products
  3. Empty bottles
  4. Damaged makeup
  5. Old perfume
  6. Broken hair care tools
  7. Stained bath towels
  8. Hair accessories
  9. Hair brushes and combs
  10. Bathroom cleaning supplies

clean organized garage


  1. Exercise equipment
  2. Rusted gardening tools
  3. Old cleaning supplies
  4. Empty planters and pots
  5. Sporting goods
  6. Seasonal decorations
  7. Brooms
  8. Rakes
  9. Shovels
  10. Automotive supplies

There are many benefits to having fewer items in your household. Owning fewer items gives you more freedom because you will be free from cleaning, organizing, and stressing out as much. We hope this guide inspired you to declutter your home, so you can have a more stress-free life!

Happy organizing!

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