New closet space during your 2016 cleanup will make you happy in the new year!

Coat HangerWho doesn’t like getting a new wardrobe? The problem is, if you’re like us at all, you won’t be purchasing new clothing unless you can make space in your closet. Often, my idea is that if I toss one item, I can buy one item… Or if I’m at the store purchasing clothes, mentally I have to decide to toss an item as well.

That’s one way to go through your 2016 closet cleanup. Aside from the usual tossing items with holes, stains, or look ragged, are a couple of other methods some people find work for them.

One great idea is with hangers. What you do is you turn all of your closet hangers around and hang your items in the closet the wrong way. When you take an item out and wear it, you hang it back up as you would normally. After a few months (you can choose your timeframe for what works best for you), any of the items that haven’t been turned around you can go ahead and donate, because you haven’t worn them thus far, therefor you probably won’t be wearing them soon.

If you use under the bed storage or any other box storage, you can also use the box method as we described in the first 2016 cleanup post we made, where you pack it up and leave it for months, then toss it if you don’t open it.

So what are you going to do with your new closet space? Are you going to go on a new wardrobe shopping spree? Let us know in the comments below!

Outdoor Activities you can do in NH while Social Distancing

Summer is officially here, and we’re all dying to get out of the house. Unfortunately, with a global pandemic happening,...
Read More

Keeping kids busy during a move

Not everyone has the good fortune to have someone watching their kids during a move. Sometimes you have to have...
Read More

Tips to Make Your Move Stress-Free

It’s no secret that moving is difficult. You’re moving everything you own from one place to another, and that’s always...
Read More

5 Tips for Moving with Pets

Moving can be complicated, but it can be even more involved when you’re moving with pets.  Pets are smart creatures,...
Read More

Should I move during COVID-19?

While the world has been gripped with the likes of COVID-19, many businesses are closed or adjusting to no-contact sales....
Read More

Maple season is in full swing in NH!

One of the biggest seasons, and one of the most well known, in New Hampshire is maple syrup season. This...
Read More

4 Great parks you can visit this spring/summer

It’s day 84289 of February… Just kidding. It feels like this winter is neverending, and many of us are itching...
Read More

How to Move a Fish Tank

Moving specialty items requires a certain bit of finesse, and often less brute force strength than you might think. Moving...
Read More

Move or Stay: Playgrounds, swingsets, and playhouses

When you’re moving, you may be wondering if it’s worth your while to try to break down a swing set,...
Read More

How to throw an amazing moving party

Moving is a tough job, especially if you have to do it alone. Throwing a fun moving party can help...
Read More
Want updates like this delivered straight to your inbox?
Subscribe to our blog to receive moving tips, the latest and greatest around NH, and more. We don't share your email address with anyone and you can unsubscribe at any time.

2 thoughts on “2016 Cleanup Part 3: Cleaning out your closet”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *