Reorganizing your bathroom is one of the most efficient investments you can make in terms of time and the small amount of money it can take. According to the National Soap and Detergent Association, disorganization (as opposed to lack of space) is responsible for 80% of the household mess.Clutter and mess are incredible time sucks. They can also make any space feel small and cramped. Luckily, the solutions are fairly simple. And with just a few
Reorganizing Your Bathroom—It’s All About PrioritiesAs our good people at ShelfGenie of Seattle, put it, “Priorities will determine everything you do”.Before you dive into any ambitious reorganization, it’s worth asking yourself: what do you look for in a dream bathroom? Not everyone has the same needs or desires. For some of us, the perfect bathroom is a modern statement, full of glass and sheen. Meanwhile, others see the appeal of the traditional—a tub with feet, perhaps.There’s no one answer...but it’s important that you know what your answer is. That’s exactly why it’s so critical that you analyze your daily life and your own priorities. Here’s a good a great system to follow for doing that:
- Try making a list of all the things you’ll need to keep in your bathroom, and all the functionality you’d like it to have (think shaving, makeup, cleaning supplies, etc...)
- Assign each item on your list a number 1-5: items with a number 1 are essential to you...items with a number 5 are less important.
- Now, imagine if you could only have the things you ranked from 1-3. Would that be enough?