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7 Ways to Declutter and Organize your home!

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For those seeking to be more organized and declutter their home in 2022, two words: start somewhere. Really, though, we know it can be daunting to know where to start (especially when you’ve accumulated even more goods during the holiday season), but getting started — even if it’s just a small step — beats staying paralyzed. Below, organization gurus weigh in with their best advice for getting your home in order.

1. If you’re going for a total overhaul, start by conducting a home inventory.

Once you create a home inventory, you’ll be so glad you did. "The first tip to decluttering your home starts with taking a home inventory which includes itemizing and taking photos of your personal property," Elizabeth Dodson, co-founder of a digital home management and organizing software platform HomeZada who also served on the Board of the National Association of Professional Organizers from 2013 to 2016, tells Fox News. "This means going into each room in the house one by one and documenting all the items which include furniture, electronics, decorative items, houseware, clothing, tools and any collections like wine, jewelry, coins, art, antiques, sports memorabilia, etc. The first value of doing this is ending up with a home inventory for insurance purposes to make sure you are not under-insured, and you are prepared to make a claim if a disaster strikes such as a tornado, wildfire, hurricane, flood, etc. damages your home."