As the owner of a house cleaning business, I often complete in home estimates in beautiful, expensive homes, located on gorgeous streets in absolutely breathtaking neighborhoods.
Too often, I’ll walk through the door of such a home only to find the vision of beauty melted into a vision of clutter—too much stuff gone wild. All types of “stuff” on the tables and couches and chairs and floors. Every room dissolved into a place for storage.
Clutter is not good. It is difficult for most people to be productive in the midst of clutter. Too much beauty is hidden beneath clutter. Important papers are lost in clutter. Yes, much of the clutter that people have is actually good stuff. However, what benefit is it to anyone to have a house full of “good stuff” if it’s so numerous that it takes away from the beauty of the home?
I will repeat myself. Clutter is not a good thing. Do not throw away your expensive items, however. Give it away, sell it, or donate it.
Below are a few Web sites that offer places where you can get rid of at least some of your clutter: