4 Back-to-School Organization Tips for Your Home

Prevent chaos in your new fall routine with Trusscore SlatWall

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Professional home organizer Megan Arthurs of H:OM Organizing joined Breakfast Television to share her back-to-school home organization ideas for families and recommends a Trusccore SlatWall system to take advantage of vertical wall space for storage solutions.

Whether you’re returning to work in September, or the kids are going back to school, your routine is going to need adjustment from all members of the family. If you’re already wondering how to prevent chaos, we’re sharing a professional home organizer’s top tips on how to make the transition as seamless and stress-free as possible. 

Trusscore SlatWall, made a guest appearance last week on Breakfast Television, Toronto’s number-one morning show with professional home organizer, Megan Arthurs of H:OM Organizing.

The segment, with Breakfast Television co-host Donnovan Bennett, featured four organizational tips for back to school to keep your space decluttered and stress-free. One of those tips includes incorporating Trusscore SlatWall into your home's living spaces. 

Back to School Home Organization Ideas

1. Declutter your home 

Maybe your space is overflowing with Amazon delivery boxes, or it’s been used as a makeshift office or classroom for months on end. Now is the time to declutter. Either find a home for it or properly dispose of the item to get your home back to normal. 

2. Create organizational systems that support your family’s new routine 

Home organizational systems don’t have to be a lot of work. There are simple measures such as bins and baskets, or labels and color coordination that are a great way to keep you accountable for putting items away where they belong immediately after they are done being used. 

3. Establish a home ecosystem 

This is an important intangible step of the process. Clearly define each family member's roles, duties, and responsibilities to keep your home organized. Make it fair, be transparent, and have open communication. 

4. Focus on high-traffic areas of your home 

The front entrance and exit of your home are the most high-traffic areas. These spaces quickly become a family-wide dumping zone when everyone comes home and drops their coats, shoes, backpacks, water bottles, lunch bags, and who knows what else. The best solution to avoid this tripping hazard is to take advantage of your vertical space and get those items off the floor and onto the walls. Trusscore SlatWall is the recommended solution with a full range of accessories, each family member can have enough hooks to accommodate the items they need to put away. 

“The Trusscore SlatWall accessories (the hooks, baskets and bins) are all interchangeable. So, if you have kids of different ages and heights, you can put some hooks down low and some hooks up high. That way everyone is responsible for hanging up their own items as they enter the home.”

- Megan Arthurs, H:OM Organizing

Trusscore SlatWall helps you to achieve better home organization. When you use SlatWall – complete with snap-in hooks, baskets, and shelves – you can finally tame your family’s clutter and bring order to your living spaces or any room where storage and utility are needed.

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