Top Organization Tips for the Living Room

Are you tired of your home looking less attractive than you want it to? You want something that could be featured on a magazine cover, but instead it looks like you just had a mini tornado run through the living room. It may not look that bad, but you could likely use some tips to get your living room looking organized and clean. If you’re tired of running out of ideas, give these ‘organize my house‘ tips a try.

Keep a trash bin in the room. This may not seem like the best idea, but it is worth it. Most living rooms don’t have a trash bin, making it easy for people to leave their trash on tables or counters nearby. If you have noticed trash in your living room, a wastebasket with a lid along with deodorizing trash bags will make the room trash-free without the trash smell.

Remove clutter from flat surfaces. It’s extremely easy for the home to start to look messy when there are items all over the flat surfaces in the living room. Papers and other items can accumulate quickly, so you need to have a place where the clutter can go. A file cabinet of some sort is the best way to keep clutter from taking over the home and keep items from piling up. It also helps keep papers and other important information organized.

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Keep cords from going all over the place. Cords can be unattractive if they spread throughout the home and spill from behind the television stand. Fortunately, there are ways to keep them under control – such as a cord that keeps them clamped into place or a cable zipper. You can also try weaving them together to have one singular cord instead of several small cords that look cluttered.

Your living room can go from ‘oh’ to ‘wow’ with just these three tips. If you want even more ideas on how to organize your home, look for inspiration around you.