This guide will provide you more ideas to declutter your home and get organized. You can apply the tips for organizing the kitchen, closet, garage, kids clothes, and home office. First, Preparing a Cleanup checklist for your home. Divide Your Stuff Into 3 Categories and a maybe pile. We suggest that you start separating your stuff to establish what you want to keep, donate, or throw. There are two main rules if you want to prevent clutter-Don’t Buy Unnecessarily and Purge Your Home Regularly.