cost of clutter

Clutter Affects Your Health

Clutter Affects Your Health

Most people don’t think about how their clutter is affecting their health. Housework is much more difficult to accomplish in a cluttered house. As a home gets more cluttered, cleaning may be so difficult that it can’t be done at all. Most of us have some piles of stuff waiting to be dealt with. Who would even think about dusting a pile of paper? After all, it’s temporary and you plan...

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Clutter Costs Space

Clutter Costs Space

Clutter costs you in space. A cluttered home has no room to do things, whether routine or fun things like hobbies. Treasured items like photos and mementos have no place to be displayed and get lost in the chaos. When clutter spreads, it leaves you no space to relax. A cluttered, chaotic environment has no place for your eyes or your brain to be still. Even though we are not be conscious of...

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Clutter Costs Time

Clutter Costs Time

Clutter costs you in time. Time is the most precious resource anyone has. We can always get more money and more stuff, but we will never get more time. Is clutter robbing you of your most important asset? The most obvious time cost is the time you spend looking for your keys, sunglasses, cell phone, and ID for work. If you are constantly late for work because of the time spent looking for...

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Clutter Costs Money 2

Clutter Costs Money 2

Are you spending money to store your clutter? Storing anything costs money, but storing clutter is a waste of money. If you rent a storage unit, what’s in it? Is it full of old things you don’t need? Have you filled it with boxes of stuff that don’t fit in your house because the house is too cluttered? Some of my clients have storage units with boxes that haven’t been unpacked from...

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Clutter Costs Money

Clutter Costs Money

Clutter costs money, a lot of money. Clutter has cash costs such as late charges on unpaid bills that got lost in the mess. I have even known a person to write the check, put it in the envelope, stamped it, then put it down waiting to be mailed. Because it was soon lost in the clutter, the bill was never paid, and late charges accrued. You could end up paying penalties on your taxes because...

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