10 Steps to an Organized Home Office

Your home office can be the most difficult room to keep clean. Follow these 10 simple tips to help declutter your space.

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5. Store in Containers

Store all your office supplies in containers, drawers, baskets and bins. Putting all these supplies out of sight will give your office a decluttered look.

6. Use a Label Maker

Invest in a good label maker and label your files, drawers and boxes for an easy way to organize your office. Whenever someone needs something, you will know exactly where it is.

7. Categorize

Organize your office into categories, placing like items together. By doing this, your office will become more functional. For example, look in your mail drawer next time you need stamps.

Common Categories:

  • Stickies (sticky notes, tabs, stickers, etc.)
  • Tools (straight cutter, staple, staple remover, hole puncher)
  • Budget (checkbook, calculator, bill calendar)
  • Writing Tools (markers, pens, pencils)
  • Mail (envelopes, stamps, address labels)
  • Labeling (labeler and label tape)

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