How to Declutter and Organize Before Your Spring Move

How to Declutter and Organize Before Your Spring Move

Spring is right around the corner, and there’s no better time for a fresh start than now! As the flowers bloom and the days get longer, the urge to declutter and organize before a big spring move becomes almost irresistible. It’s not just about packing boxes. It’s about shedding the old to make room for the new. Whether you’re a seasoned mover or preparing for your first big transition, in this blog we’ll tell you all you need to know to ensure your spring move is one with ease and fun! Say goodbye to the clutter and hello to a fresh, organized start this spring.  

The psychology of decluttering for your spring move

Diving into the psychology of decluttering reveals some fascinating truths. Firstly, it’s more than just tidying up. Rather, it’s a path to a stress-free spring move. Imagine the relief of carrying only what you love and need to your new home. This act of letting go is powerful. Secondly, the minimalist approach is more than just a trend. It’s actually pretty transformative. By choosing to keep only what truly matters, you open the door to a more organized, serene lifestyle. It’s like clearing the clutter in your home also sweeps away the mental cobwebs, making room for clarity and peace. Who knew a little decluttering could do so much? 

Spring move room-by-room decluttering guide

Are you ready to tackle each room? Because, here is our room-by-room decluttering guide. And is your roadmap to a clutter-free new home after your spring move!  


In any case, start with one space at a time to avoid feeling overwhelmed. In the bedroom, focus on the closet. Ask yourself, “Have I worn this in the last year?” If not, it’s time to say goodbye. Next up, tackle the nightstands and dressers. Empty drawers and surfaces, and only keep essential items and daily necessities. Everything else can find a new home or be let go.  

Living room

Move on to the living room next. Those magazines you’ve already read? Recycle them or pass them on. Also, evaluate all your decorative items. Keep only those that serve a purpose or hold significant sentimental value, because less is often more for a relaxing space. 


Then, the kitchen. Check for expired goods and duplicate utensils. Remember, if you haven’t used it in months, you probably don’t need it. Purge the pantry and organize what’s left by category for easy access. Furthermore, declutter the countertops, and keep only frequently used appliances and essentials on countertops. Store away infrequently used items to free up valuable workspace. 


Further, don’t forget the bathroom! Remove all items from the medicine cabinet and check for expired products. Keep only what you use regularly. Those half-empty bottles have got to go and dispose of old medications safely. Additionally, sort through cosmetics, toiletries, and linens. Keep everyday items accessible and store or discard the rest. 

Storage spaces

And for those tricky storage spaces? Be ruthless. If it’s not seasonal, sentimental, or essential, consider if it’s worth keeping. Sell, donate, or throw away – the choice is yours. 

Step by step, room by room. Soon you’ll see your space transform into the organized haven you’ve always wanted. 

Packing and organizing tips for the spring move

Now that you’ve decluttered, it’s time to pack like a pro for your spring move. First up, grab those labels. Marking each box with its destination room and a brief content description will be a game-changer. For your fragile treasures, bubble wrap and packing paper are your best friends. Wrap each item carefully, and don’t skimp on the padding. Wondering where to start? Go with the items you use less frequently.

Seasonal decorations, books, and out-of-season clothes are perfect candidates. And here’s a pro tip: create an “essentials” box for your first night in the new place. Include things like toiletries, a change of clothes, and your favorite coffee mug.

With these tricks up your sleeve, you’ll be unpacking in your new, organized space before you know it. 

Woman choosing items of clothing for donation

Maintaining organization in your new home

Stepping into your new home is like opening a book to a blank page. It is exciting and above all full of possibilities. So, to keep the story clutter-free, start organizing from day one. Think strategically about furniture placement. Because each piece should not only look good but also serve a purpose, ideally with built-in storage. Embrace shelves, bins, and baskets to keep things tidy and out of sight. And here’s a golden rule: for everything you bring in, consider letting something else go. Because this simple habit can keep clutter at bay. Also, set aside a few minutes each day for a quick tidy-up. It’s amazing how a little routine can keep the chaos under control. Welcome to your organized new beginning! 

Embark on your spring move with Moving Squad

As you embark on your decluttering journey, remember that the ultimate goal is to make your spring move as seamless and stress-free as possible. And when it comes to moving, you deserve a team that’s as organized and efficient as your newly decluttered home. That’s where Moving Squad comes in. With our professional, reliable services, we’re here to ensure your spring move is smooth from start to finish. Whether you need packing assistance, transportation, or storage solutions, we’ve got you covered. 

Ready to make your move with the best in the business? Visit our website or contact us today for a free quote. Let Moving Squad be your partner in turning your new house into a clutter-free home. 

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