If your home was rated on a scale from one to ten on organization, what would you score? Odds are not very high. We all know that we need to keep our homes organized, but doing so is very difficult. We are busy with work, kids, and trying to have a social life. Nobody has time to make their house organized!
But what if I told you there were some simple hacks that you could do right now that would better organize your home? These simple home organization hacks can be done by anyone and cost very little to do. In fact, you may already have the supplies you need to start doing some of these today! You don’t need a lot of time to do these, just the will to do it.
These 40 home organization hacks are guaranteed to better organize your home and keep it organized! Living in an organized home reduces stress and mess. It prevents things from getting lost in clutter and helps you know where everything is. So go ahead, give home organization a try!
1. Color coded circuit breaker
That way, you can easily find what you need. Even in the dark!
2. Put paint in a shoe organizer
Keep your paint cans all in one place.
3. Put an old wooden pallet in your garage
Take an old wood pallet and flip it upwards to keep everything in your garage organized!
4. Have your kids dress themselves
Put an appropriate outfit in each bin before the week starts so your kids can dress themselves in something appropriate.
5. Put craft supplies on a utility cart
Keep all of the household craft supplies organized neatly on a cart.
6. Make an art wall
Hang up all of the best household creations in one place.
7. Give everyone a junk bucket
Junk bucket systems allow each member of the family to fill up with junk.
8. Start a paper organizing system
Have a system to organize all of the papers and documents in your home.
9. Put up a cork board
Cork boards are a great place to pin up reminders and things you need to get done.
10. DIY pencil organizer
Take an old aluminum can and decorate the outside with fabric. A cheap way to make your own!
11. Metal shelf with labeled bins
One of the best organization tips for storage rooms. That way you don’t need to sort through a ton of boxes.
12. Use cord hooks
Keep all of your cords organized and stuck on one place.
13. Make a stuffed animal zoo
An easy way to get out and put away stuffed animals. The cords are elastic and pull to the side!
14. Get a bedside gadget caddy
Keeps all of your remotes off of the floor and easy to find.
15. DIY under bed storage
Put wheels on an old bookshelf to make an under bed storage drawer!
16. Use shower curtain rings for scarves
If you are an avid scarf collector, do this simple trick to keep all of your scarves in one place.
17. Fold all of your clothes using the KonMari method
This method is guaranteed to keep your drawers organized.
18. Hide cords in your nightstand
Hiding your cords in your nightstand is a way to keep your room looking organized.
19. Get a bedside basket
Put all of your decorative pillows and throws in here before you sleep!
20. Put pipe cleaners on hangers
This prevents clothes from annoyingly slipping when hanging them.
21. Use pool noodles in boots
This keeps them upright and off of the floor. A cheap way to keep your boots organized!
22. Organize clutches
Use paper organizers to keep all of your clutches organized.
23. Put plastic bags in empty tissue boxes
This way, you can easily pull out a plastic bag whenever you are in need of one. Great for under the sink!
24. Re-purpose a flatware organizer
Flatware organizers can be used for makeup, tooth brushes, and office supplies!
25. DIY can organizer
Take an old 12 pack box, cover it in a new fabric, and use it to organize canned goods.
26. Stock bins in fridge
Organize all of your food and even make room for more!
27. Create an eat me first bin
This bin helps you eat certain items first to cut down on food waste.
28. Sort your pantry
Use magazine organizers to sort food items and produce in your pantry.
29. Hang a file organizer for lids
In your plastic container cabinet, hang an office file organizer on the cabinet to hold your lids.
30. Put bins in cabinets
That way, you can pull out all of the contents at once and not waste time looking in the backs of cabinets.
31. Silverware holder for bathrooms
Use a silverware holder in your bathroom to organize brushes, floss, and tooth paste.
32. Install bathroom organizers
Keep your bathroom tidy and keep things off of the floor using a bathroom organizer.
33. Get a double hang closet rod
This will double your clothing space in your closet and make it more organized.
34. Hang from shelves
If you have builder grade shelves in your home, get s-hooks and use them to hang things from.
35. Get a magnetic makeup case
Get a more organized start on your day with a magnetic makeup organizer.
36. Wine rack in bathroom
Keep all of your hair tools in one place by putting a wine rack in your bathroom. You can even decorate it!
37. Put pump bottles in shower
Make your shower look more organized by putting all of your shampoo and conditioner into separate pump bottles.
38. Hang a shower organizer
Hang a hook in the back of your shower to hold everything you need in the shower.
39. Linen closet bins
Butting bins in your linen closet makes it easy to pull out one bin without digging through layers of sheets.
40. Give everyone their own bathroom drawer
If you share a home with multiple people, give everyone their own bathroom drawer.
Which of these home organization hacks is your favorite? Do you think you can implement them easily?
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