Posted on 28 October 2020
Why You Don't Have to Clear a Whole House for a House Clearance
House Clearance companies don’t always just deal with full house emptying for sale or rent. Often they can help if you just want to clear out. Though it seems to be a good idea that you might want to consider doing it yourself if you aren’t having a full house clearance. In some ways this type of house clearance might just be called a clear out.
As people, we tend to be in the habit of hanging onto things. The emphasis on waste and recycling in today’s society means that people feel much more morally inclined to keep potential waste around them rather than dispose of it. Plastic bags are a great example of this. You might get to the shops and realise you’ve forgotten your reusable canvas alternatives so take the plastic bags home and then hold onto them – just in case. This happens a few more times and suddenly you’re stock piling plastic bags for no apparent reason. Of course, it’s probably useful to have a few around but when does a few become too many?
This is just one example of good intentions going somewhat awry and resulting in clutter. Clothing is another example. You might have something that you’ll never wear again or you’ve grown out of but for some reason you hang onto it – just in case. Perhaps you want the motivation for your diet from smaller clothes but one pair of jeans will do that. If you manage to lose the weight – reward yourself with a new wardrobe and make something of throwing out all your old clothes.
Basically, you can manage a house and your clutter by simply staying on top of things that might get out of hand if left alone. You don’t necessarily have to put aside a weekend to go through everything in your house. You can, of course, aim to make a weekend of it. You’ll definitely get a sense of achievement from getting rid of all your clutter at once.
On the other hand you can just try and get rid of stuff when you get new stuff. Coming home from shopping with a new pair of shoes, why not go through your existing shoes and throw out an older pair or two? This is a great way of staying on top of your possessions and making sure that everything in your house is there for a purpose and you are genuinely going to use everything. ‘Just in case’ is the absolute enemy phrase of people wanting to stay on top of clutter.
There are environmentally sound and responsible methods of dealing with clutter and waste from your home. Using an approved waste disposal company for bulk items will definitely make sure they are disposed of in the most conscientious manner. However, if it is waste that you want to deal with yourself and it will be easier to do so then most tips have recycling facilities and they can advise you on the best way to get rid of things.
So, clear your house without it being a house clearance and make sure you live happily surrounded by the things that matter to you the most – without the clutter.