Home Help: Keep clutter at bay

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There are multiple ways to keep clutter at bay. Try to maximize the space you have, while controlling clutter.

TIP: Maximize space, control clutter

As summer gives way to a busy fall and schedules get a bit more hectic, things have a way of getting disheveled. From those stray groceries that haven’t found a home in the pantry to shampoo bottles that linger on the bathtub ledge, these options can help you get reorganized and maximize your storage space.

Bring a sophisticated look to your bath with organizers that combine stunning design with superior function. Shower accessories from the Linea collection — single, double and triple dispensers, as well as a shower basket and squeegee — are crafted with crystal-like elements and completed with rust-proof metal features. A beautiful storage solution inspired by contemporary perfume bottles, Linea is the definition of modern luxury. See how you can accessorize your bath with elegance at

Add style in the pantry with shelving that is not only functional but looks good, too, with ClosetMaid Close Mesh wire shelving. Available in white, nickel and satin chrome finishes, the deck wires are spaced 5/8 inches apart instead of the standard 1 inch, to keep small items from tipping. Maximize storage space by using the shelving with the ShelfTrack adjustable bracket system, which makes it easy to make room for pantry items of various sizes. Purchase at and

Maximize space, storage and organization with a pocket door system. The Demi Tall Pantry Cabinet from Wellborn Cabinet is ideal for kitchens of all sizes. Pull out units, sliding shelves and motion sensor lighting make organizing and locating items easy, while adding a pleasing aesthetic to the room. For more storage solutions, go to