Cleaning Tips Indoors & Out

How Much Clutter Do You Tolerate?

Go room by room with this quiz to shape solutions that are right for you.

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If you answered mostly A:
Congratulations! You have a high tolerance for daily clutter. You'll get the job done even in disorganized surroundings, but you do admit that life would improve if you didn't spend so much time looking for lost items.

If you answered mostly B:
You're a happy medium. You tolerate some clutter in your life, but you take active steps to keep the clutter level down. Since you become stressed when life gets too chaotic, focus on building daily routines that bring life back to center.

If you answered mostly C:
You have a very low tolerance for visual clutter, and know that life runs most smoothly — and you are happiest — when you keep possessions under control and disorder at bay.

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Excerpted from Houseworks, by Cynthia Townley Ewer

Text Copyright © 2006, 2010, Cynthia Townley Ewer, extracts from Houseworks, reproduced with permission from Dorling Kindersley Limited

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