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Use 'Collection Management Policies' To Curate Your Collectibles

Whether you have a formal collection or just a bunch of things, all that stuff can overwhelm you. Even if you don’t have museum-quality items, setting some policies can help keep it all in check.


Organise Your Bathroom Counter With Stackable Plates

We’ve talked about organising your bathroom before, but this tip may be for you if you still have a cluttered counter: Keep your bathroom looking nice with a stackable plate organiser.


Tightly Roll Pillows And Secure Them With Rubber Bands Before Washing

Your pillow is probably disgusting, which means it’s time to wash it. To do so, Apartment Therapy suggests rolling it up tight and securing it a rubber band.


Give Your Vacuum Cleaner A Clean

It’s surprising how many people will throw out their old vacuum when it loses suction power. Chances are all it needs is a good cleaning, and this video shows you how to do it.


Build A 'Fake TV' Burglar Deterrent For When You're On Holidays

Most burglars are only interested in a place when it’s obvious that there is nobody home. If you’re going on holidays, this build makes it look like there’s always someone home watching TV, without you having to actually run your TV the whole time.


The Guilt-Free Guide To Parting Ways With Your Sentimental Items

When you’re trying to declutter your home, sentimental items pose a difficult challenge. They take up valuable space, but you feel guilty when you even think about getting rid of them. Here are a few tips to help you go through your keepsakes without feeling like a heartless monster.


Remove Burnt Grease And Food Gunk From Sponges With A Salt Water Soak

After you’ve done some scrubbing with the rough side of a sponge, there’s a good chance that nasty food gunk will be stuck in there. A soak in some salt water will loosen it up and make your sponge look almost new.


Hang Jumpers Around Hangers (Not On Them) To Avoid Wrinkles

Hanging jumpers isn’t rocket science, but even the nicest hangers can result in wrinkled shoulders or unwanted creases. This folding method, on the other hand, avoids all of that by essentially “wrapping” your jumper around the neck of the hanger. Here’s how it works.


Cut Carpet Like The Pros And Save Your Razor Blade

Removing carpet is easy to do, but this simple tip will make the job go a lot smoother. As a bonus, you’ll save on razor blades.


De-Stink Your Shoes With A Homemade UV Light Sanitising Box

If your shoes keep on stinking no matter what you try, this build for a UV light sanitising box could do the trick. You just need a cardboard box and some germicidal lamps.