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We all want our bachelor pads to be clean, comfortable, and structured. But with the hustle and bustle of day to day life, it’s easy for your home to quickly get disorganized and messy. By the time you reach the end of a busy work week, your place can become far more cluttered than you ever expected!
A disorganized bachelor pad can quickly lead to a chaotic, stressful life. By having a clean home, you’ll feel less overwhelmed and mental clutter as well. But organizing a home on your own isn’t easy, and the longer that clutter has been building up, the longer it will take to get everything back into order. Sure, you can look into cleaning and home organizing services, but these can cost you a lot of money and time.
Here are some bachelor pad organization tips on how to keep your home neat and tidy, without breaking the bank.
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New technology is being developed every day, and many new technological advancements offer great low-cost ways to keep yourself organized. No, we’re not talking about buying a new Roomba, no matter how cool those little robots are. Instead, we’re going to look into different free apps that can help you stay organized. As the saying goes, there’s an app for that! (Are people still saying that?)
Got a lot of paper clutter from bills and checks? Consider switching to an online bank, where you can manage all of your finances without needing to worry about paper clutter. Also in the financial app sphere is Albert, an app that allows you to manage a personal budget directly from your phone. By doing this, you’ll never need to maintain a real-life budget, which can often-times take up more and more notebooks, and spreadsheets over time.
Are you a huge fan of video games? You can take your love of fantasy and RPGs and turn that into your most productive tool! Habitica is an RPG game that allows you to set real-world goals, daily tasks, and habits for yourself. Every time you complete a task, simply check that off on the app and your character gains more experience and power. It’s an awesome and fun way to hold yourself to tasks and stay organized at the same time.
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Put Your Tools To The Test
You can improve organization in your space by building your own furniture, like desk organizers and shelves; this is a great way to save money and have fun! Break out the power tools for a weekend and start getting to work on some new ways to organize your home. If you don’t have power tools, consider investing in some. Though they may be expensive in the short term, in the long term, being able to perform home repairs yourself is a great way to save lots of money.
If you’re interested in creating some home storage options for yourself, check out all of the awesome DIY projects we have available on your site. All of them are great low-cost options for maintaining an organized home, plus they’re incredibly rewarding to put together and they look amazing.
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Keep It Simple
Many people have too many items that they don’t use due to a strong personal attachment to certain belongings. This makes it quite difficult to get rid of them. It’s understandable to want to hold on to sentimental items, but sometimes things can get out of hand and create a disorganized home. Take time each week to get rid of a few things that you don’t use or need. This doesn’t mean throwing away items that have important value to your life, but it can mean throwing out old t-shirts and junk that you no longer feel provide value to your life.
In addition to that, try to avoid buying items that you know will become future clutter. While our current consumer culture encourages people to constantly buy new items to keep up with the latest trends, oftentimes these items turn out to be fads, which can cause future clutter in the home. By avoiding spending money on these types of fad items, you will also be saving money in the long run as well.
Shop Our Storage
As always, there are lots of great storage options for your bedroom and living room on our site. These items are not only an awesome looking addition to any bachelor pad setup, but they also provide a way for you to keep your home neat and organized. On top of all that, because we’re dedicated to providing items for bachelors on a budget, our store features many low-cost options for storage that will allow you to organize your bachelor pad without breaking the bank.