clutter

Hide Games In Steam To Declutter Your Library

If you’re the type to buy every game you’re interested in during Steam sales, you know that your library gets out of control pretty quickly. If you’re looking for a simple way to clean things up, PC World suggests hiding the games you don’t care about.


Organise Freezer Foods Into Containers To Keep Things Tidy

If your freezer is anything like mine, it includes several years of food in plastic bags piled on top of each other. The Kitchn recommends organising all those foods in large plastic containers.


Use 'If...Then' Statements To Reduce Back-And-Forth Emails

Emails can quickly pile up and be a distraction with their constant notifications — especially those short back-and-forth messages. Tim Ferris, author of The 4-Hour Work Week, says you should get into the habit of using “if…then” statements to reduce this kind of email clutter.


Ask LH: How Can I Stop Being So Messy?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m messy. There, I said it. I’ve been this way for as long as I can remember. I guess it’s never really bothered me until recently. Now I can’t stand the sight of my mess, but no matter what I try, I can’t seem to break the habit. I’ll do a massive clean-up, and then within 48 hours I’ve left a mess laying around again. I think my partner is ready to murder me too! Does Lifehacker and/or the community have any tips to become a clean freak?


Keeping Some Clutter May Be More Valuable For Lower-Income Households

Conventional wisdom says that clutter is bad; you have a lot of junk laying around, and you don’t need all of it. However, as the Art of Manliness points out, reducing your stuff to the bare essentials may not be a luxury that poorer households can afford.


Desktop In-Trays Keep Your Under-Sink Recycling Organised

If your place is tight on space, it can be difficult find somewhere to keep your recyclables. This clever method uses desktop in-trays under your kitchen sink to keep your plastic and paper organised.


This Flowchart Helps Cleans Your Wardrobe With Quick Decisions

Wardrobes can quickly become cluttered with clothes. But what do you keep and what do you throw out? Owltastic Adventures designed a neat infographic that you can print and hang up to make quick decisions about what to keep, trash and donate.


Three Quick Ways To Declutter In 10 Minutes

Often “decluttering” comes with the connotation that the process will take all day (or days), and be mentally and physically exhausting. Apartment Therapy’s Fay Wolf has three easy ways to declutter in just a couple of minutes: look over your towels, old sweaters and jackets, and books.


BrightExplorer Adds Clutter-Reducing Tabs To Windows Explorer

Windows: Tabs in our web browsers are now the norm, and there’s no reason other apps shouldn’t follow suit. BrightExplorer adds tabs to Windows Explorer to make it easy to work with multiple folders simultaneously.


Four Ways To Minimise Your Key Ring

If you’re not careful, your key ring can quickly get out of control. Before you know it, you’ll have five keys for things you don’t own anymore, heaps of rewards cards and a few tools you don’t really need. You can handle this situation in a lot of ways. Let’s look at a few of the best.