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How to organise your whole home in 2020: Professionals reveal the five must-have products they swear by for a tidy house

Daily Mail logo Daily Mail 21/01/2020 Sophie Haslett For Daily Mail Australia

Getty © Getty Getty Many have kicked off 2020 with a goal to get their home better organised, but it's hard to do this without the right tools in place.

Now, professional organisers from across Australia have shared the items they swear by for a clutter-free house.

From sneaky storage under your bed to drawer dividers, different-coloured bin bags and a tray for your bedroom, FEMAIL shares what you need to invest in now - and why.

a woman standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: Professional organisers from across Australia have shared the items they swear by for a clutter-free house, including different-coloured bin bags (stock image) © Provided by Daily Mail Professional organisers from across Australia have shared the items they swear by for a clutter-free house, including different-coloured bin bags (stock image) Rubbish bags in different colours

Your home might be filled with either white or black bin bags, but Angela Esnouf from The Professional Organiser's Edge said it's far more worth your time to have black and white, or even a variety of colours.

a close up of a box: You might think they are over the top organised, but shelf and drawer dividers can work so well in making your house look and feel more organised (pictured) © Provided by Daily Mail You might think they are over the top organised, but shelf and drawer dividers can work so well in making your house look and feel more organised (pictured) 'This is my number one,' Angela told Domain. 

The organiser said it's useful to know what is going where, especially when you're doing a clean out and you might want to know where all of your different items might be going - whether that's charity or the bin.

Gallery: How to declutter your home forever (Lovemoney)

Shelf or drawer dividers

You might think they are over the top organised, but shelf and drawer dividers can work so well in making your house look and feel more organised.

'How many times have you re-organised your drawers, folded everything nicely to have it all jumbled up again within a week?' the owner of Sort This Jane Anthony said.

Clear shelf dividers work especially well here, as they keep all of your clothes in order 'without creating an eyesore'.

But dividers don't have to just be limited to the bedroom.

They can work wonders for your cutlery drawer, other kitchen drawers and bathroom too.

Bedroom trays 

Often, our bedrooms can become a haven for clutter - whether it's perfume bottles, pieces of jewellery, contact lens cases or creams.

But Jane said adding a bedroom tray to your bedside table not only looks stylish and expensive, but it will also ensure that things are kept together.

'It's amazing how quickly a tray can corral clutter,' she said - adding that the trays work best on vanities, in walk-in cupboards and your bathroom. 

a glass of wine on a table: 'It's amazing how quickly a tray can corral clutter,' organiser Jane said - adding that the trays work best on vanities, in walk-in cupboards and your bathroom (stock image) © Provided by Daily Mail 'It's amazing how quickly a tray can corral clutter,' organiser Jane said - adding that the trays work best on vanities, in walk-in cupboards and your bathroom (stock image)

Sneaky storage

If you're short on storage, there is nothing better than incorporating some 'sneaky' storage into your home that isn't initially visible.

Angela explained that so many of us have dead space in our home that can be used better, such as under the bed - which is a perfect sport for some drawers.

Keep your spare bed linen or winter clothes in there. 

She also said placing shelves above door frames is another good idea for rooms like the bathroom, and you could keep spare towels and toilet paper there. 

a dog lying on a bed: If you're short on storage, there is nothing better than incorporating some 'sneaky' storage into your home that isn't initially visible like under the bed (stock image) © Provided by Daily Mail If you're short on storage, there is nothing better than incorporating some 'sneaky' storage into your home that isn't initially visible like under the bed (stock image)

Stainless steel shelves

Last but not least, while you might think that everything needs to be away to keep your home well-organised, this doesn't have to be the case.

Stainless steel shelves in the kitchen can allow you to keep your bulky appliances on them, so that everything is within sight.

Try keeping things like your Thermomix or Nutribullet out on them to save on space, but also have everything handy. 

Line your shelves up the walls to capitalise on every centimetre.

The organisational trick to try this year

The 'reverse hanger' technique involves turning all clothing hangers the same way at the start of the year (pictured before turning the hangers around) © Provided by Daily Mail The 'reverse hanger' technique involves turning all clothing hangers the same way at the start of the year (pictured before turning the hangers around)

THE REVERSE HANGER HACK 

The technique involves turning all clothing hangers the same way at the start of the year and as pieces are worn, the hangers are turned the other direction.

Organiser Anita Birges recommends you set an alarm to check back in with your wardrobe in six months time - to see which pieces have been worn and which haven't.

Anita then recommends you turn around wardrobe items as you use them to see what you're wearing (pictured after turning the hangers around) © Provided by Daily Mail Anita then recommends you turn around wardrobe items as you use them to see what you're wearing (pictured after turning the hangers around)

'In six months I am going to know exactly what I've worn. Everything that hasn't been turned around will be donated or sold,' she said.

Anita promises that this will lead to a calmer and more streamlined wardrobe - and it may even stop you from buying unnecessary items.

a group of shoes on display: 'In six months I am going to know exactly what I've worn. Everything that hasn't been turned around will be donated or sold,' Anita said (pictured after six months) © Provided by Daily Mail 'In six months I am going to know exactly what I've worn. Everything that hasn't been turned around will be donated or sold,' Anita said (pictured after six months)

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