Tidy Your Bathroom

by Doris Donnerman
(last updated May 31, 2016)

It seems that quite easily, and without any real effort, the bathroom can very quickly become the most untidy and disorganized part of anyone's home. Between the linens, toiletries, and reading materials that seem to congregate in this portion of a home, there really seems to be little that anyone can do to help reduce the chaos and restore a little bit of sanity. Luckily though, this is not really the case, since there are quite a few things that anyone can do that take relatively little time or effort. Here are four things that anyone can do to better organize their bathroom and remove the clutter.

  • Clean. As always, when beginning any storage or organization task, you need to totally clean out the area that needs organizing. Remove everything from your bathroom. Remove all toiletries, linens, jewelry, or anything else that may have taken up residence in your restroom and take it to another room. After you have removed all of these items, you are then going to want to clean the room otherwise you are going to end up simply moving dirt and other junk around the room.
  • Separate. You now want to make sure that you separate all of your different items into different categories. This is basically the preliminary step towards being able to have a completely organized room. Some of the different categories that you can use in organizing are groupings like hair products, skin or facial products, first aid, and body. These are just some of the categories that you can use; simply keep in mind that whatever you want to have in your bathroom you should disperse into different categories.
  • Store. Probably the single most interesting part of any organizational project is coming up with a storage system. In this step you need to use something that is going to work for you. Some of the possible suggestions that you can use are things like assigning specific locations or shelves for different products, or maybe coming up with a color coded system of baskets where you assign a different color to everyone in your family, and hang their basket from the wall.
  • Maintain. Finally, the single most difficult aspect to any storage and organization project is maintaining it. If you don't maintain the system that you develop, then you are going to be right back where you were at the start, with a chaotic mess that is going to take your precious time and effort to straighten out all over again.

Author Bio

Doris Donnerman

Doris is a jack of all trades, writing on a variety of topics. Her articles have helped enlighten and entertain thousands over the years. ...

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