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College StudentComputer Clutter
Email, files, folders, addresses, spam. There could be hundreds - or thousands - of files on your PC right now just begging to be deleted. Just as you would your desk, declutter your desktop PC.
It’s there. You just can’t see it. Computers may look neat on your desktop, but inside is a different story as they are another area that can become very cluttered. To keep more disk space available as well as help things run faster try these tips:
Dorm Room Clutter
Well, that could be an article all it its own! Not everyone can have Martha Stewart as their cell, uh, roommate! Apartment living can still create clutter, but there is more space available. Dorm living can be challenger. But, there are lots of neat under-the-bed, in-the-closet and bathroom organizers that will allow you and any roommates to maximize the space available in your living quarters. Websites like ikea.com offer unique storage solutions. Since the desk can take up a big space of a dorm room, following the steps highlighted above is a great way to lessen the mess. In addition, be sure to have a hamper or hanging laundry bag, which will minimize the inevitable laundry pile. (Which should be done- and put away- often!)
Professional organizer Bridget Messino, who publishes a monthly Clutter-Free newsletter, offered some insight to organizing with limited closet space.
"Closet space comes is at a premium, so you must utilize every inch. The right type of hangers is key – an item like a multi-tiered shirt or pants hanger can save space and have clothes fit neatly in small spaces. Consider adding another rod for short hang items" she said.
In addition, she added that stackable shelves could fit inside a closet as well, and mentioned lots of hanging hooks in the bathroom for robes, wet towels and hanging caddies for sanitary items.
Clutter can pile up, but it can also disappear. Following these simple steps will allow for more organized quarters. Now- what are you going to do with this issue of the Beacon…remember- you have three choices.