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October 2015, Better Connecticut, Organizing Clothes For Storage

October 2015, Better Connecticut, Organizing Clothes For Storage

Matt shares clothes organizing storage tips on Better Connecticut.

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Closet Impossible?

I have taken rather ruthless measures in an effort to get my clients’ wardrobes to match the capacity of their closets.  The measures I take on myself are no less ruthless. Yup, that’s my closet to the right.  ALL of it. Perhaps you have heard the Pareto Principle applied to closets before.  You know, we wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time.  Even with a wardrobe as limited as mine, this rule still applies, (although I may wear closer to 40% of my clothes.)  I wear white company polo shirts and jeans, six days a week (which is closer to 85% of the time). Admittedly I’ve simplified my daily wardrobe in an extreme way, but the point is, we usually don’t need to put a lot of effort into that 20% we wear 80% of the time. Often THEY choose US.  Instead, the effort needs to go into that 80% that fits into just 20% of our time.  You don’t have seven days a week to wear them in.  It’s closer to ONE!  So be particularly strict with […]

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The Right Sort

The Right Sort

When speaking of people, “the right sort” tends to have a very nasty usage, but when speaking of excess stuff, “the right sort” is the best way to get some really good organizing started.

Typically, when one resolves to organize a cluttered basement or home office, there is a tendency to throw out not enough of what needs to go, too much of what shouldn’t go, and put the keepers into systems that won’t last. All of this can be solved by good sorting practices.

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