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Spring Cleaning 102 - Closet Edition

It's that time of year again... Spring is here, which means it's time to break out the cleaning supplies and give your home a good deep clean. One area that often gets neglected during cleaning sprees is the closet. Most people tend to think of closets as places to store clothes, not as places that need to be cleaned. But the truth is, your closets can get just as cluttered as the rest of your home. Here are some things to consider, along with a few tips on where to get started.

Why is it so important to spring clean your closet?

Spring cleaning is a great way to get rid of any clothes that you no longer wear. Most of the time, we unintentionally tend to hold on to clothes long after we've stopped wearing them. Whether you’re holding onto them for sentimental reasons, or just hoping they might come in handy some day, it can be hard to sort through what to keep and what to part with. However, holding on to clothes you never wear is just wasting valuable space in your closet. It's time to let go of those clothes and make room for the ones you actually wear!

What are some easy ways to get started?

Start by going through all of your clothes and pull out anything you haven't worn in the past year. This will help you see just how much space is being taken up by clothes that you don't even like or want to wear anymore. You can then donate these clothes or sell them at a consignment shop to make some extra cash.

Secondly, use organizers to maximize space in your closet. Hanging shoe racks, belt hangers, and shelf dividers can all help you create more space for your clothes and accessories. You can also use storage containers and bins to keep seasonal items tucked away when you're not using them. This will help keep your closet organized and clutter-free.

Finally, remember to give your closet a good cleaning. Dust and dirt can accumulate quickly in spaces where clothes are stored, so be sure to wipe down shelves and vacuum or sweep the floor. You can even use a fabric freshener spray to leave your closet smelling fresh and clean.

Overall, spring cleaning your closet is a great way to refresh your space and make room for new clothes that you'll actually wear. Your closet (and your wardrobe) will thank you!