AMARILLO, Texas(KAMR/KCIT) —Smooth Transitions West Texas has talked about the importance and benefits to decluttering your home, and now they’re back to explain some do’s and don’ts when it comes to decluttering.

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Clutter Do’s and Don’ts


·         Play music and work when your energy is good

·         Call a friend, family member or professional to help stay focused

·         Mark bags: Relocate, Trash, Donate, Sell

·         Set a timer, beginning and ending time; Quit or keep going?

·         Work left to right around room, top to bottom

·         Continue in that area until it’s completed before going to another area

·         Closet: 10 hanging items – No lovin’ feelin’ – DONATE


·        Don’t start with big areas

·        Don’t allow interruptions to distract

·        Don’t organize while tired or hungry

·        Don’t put things in attic “for now”

·        Don’t run around house giving items a new home until you’re finished

·        Don’t buy new items (except food) until you complete project