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Decks and patios: Less is more!

When it comes to organizing items on your deck and patio, remember that for aesthetic and safety reasons, less is more. Most people enjoy relaxing on their decks and patios. Any excess you have cluttering up your outdoor space will likely detract from that enjoyment. If you keep your deck and patio surfaces clutter-free, the space will look nice and you’ll also have less to clean and maintain.

Here’s another important reason that less is more: Unless you live in an area completely devoid of extreme weather, loose items can become a safety hazard when high winds hit. An innocuous lantern can become a dangerous missile during a storm.

Limit the permanent items on your deck or patio to furniture and other large items that will remain stationary and give you visual peace. That doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t use any decorative or functional objects outdoors, however.  Just have a place to stow those when you’re through using them. Rubbermaid makes a variety of patio storage benches that will not only store your items when not in use, but also provide a surface when you are using them. (You can consider using totes within the storage benches to organize the interior space.)

Janine Adams is a messy professional organizer who loves helping others create order. The co-founder of Declutter Happy Hour, she believes in having as much fun as possible in the organizing process. Check out her web site at Peace of Mind Organizing!

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