Alert
Close

Dylan Talks! AARP exclusive interview and in-depth look at the American icon. Read now

5 Ways to Declutter Your Home

Professional organizer Barbara Reich transforms these spaces from sloppy to serene

When your house needs a purge, professional organizer Barbara Reich knows the answer to that most crushing question: Where on earth to begin? Here are five common trouble spots to tackle.

The Kitchen

Before

Kitchen: Before. Declutter Your Home.

— Barbara Reich

After

Adding shelves in cabinets and inserts in drawers increased storage space dramatically. Also, stacking similar items maximizes space inside the cabinets.

Kitchen: After. Declutter Your Home

— Barbara Reich

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

This program is supported by a generous grant from Toyota to AARP Foundation.

*Upon completion, you may be eligible to receive an auto insurance discount. Other restrictions apply.

Consult your agent for details.

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Cereal

Members can download and print coupons for cereals from Kellogg's®.

grocery coupon center member benefit aarp

Members can print savings coupons at the Grocery Coupon Center powered by Coupons.com.

AngiesList

Members can save 25% to 45% on their Angie's List membership.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.

Rewards for Good

Your Points Balance:

Learn More

Earn points for completing free online activities designed to enrich your life.

Find more ways to earn points

Redeem your points to save on merchandise, travel, and more.

Find more ways to redeem points