House Cleaning, Window Cleaning, and Office / Church Cleaning in Nashville!

shaklee

allaboutclean.com 

Providing: Window Cleaning, Office Cleaning, Church Cleaning, House Cleaning, Carpet & Tile Cleaning, Janitorial Services, Strip and Wax

Serving: Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin, Hendersonville, Belle Meade, Green Hills, Bellevue, Portland, Lavergne, Lebanon TN

 

Nashville Office Spring Cleaning Tips!

womans

Don’t get buried under piles of files and other office clutter. Clearing your work space helps clear your mind, too. Here are a few tips for keeping your home office organized:

Desk:

1. Clear out your entire desk; empty drawers and clear off all surface spaces. Set aside paperwork aside to sort through later.

2. Designate one desk drawer to office supplies. Dispose of out-of-ink pens, and replace with a new box. Store writing utensils in a holder, such as a cutlery tray.

3. Rearrange your desktop space; at any given time, your work surface should be clear of everything except essentials and your current project. Experts recommend that you place your computer at a 90 degree angle to your desk. If you’re right handed, place your phone on the right side of your desk; do the reverse if you’re left handed.

Paperwork:

1. Sort through your desk files. As you organize the paperwork, keep these guidelines in mind: If you don’t use the file on a weekly basis, or if it’s not personal or confidential (see list below), either dispose of it or store it in a separate filing cabinet. Home-organizing-ideas.com recommends a list of items “to keep” and a list of items “to toss”; Kimberly Lankford’s blog on Kiplinger.com has particularly helpful guidelines for how long to hold on to different types of paperwork.

Quick Reference Tips:

TO KEEP: Birth or death certificates; health records; insurance policies (keep current year); mortagage loan (keep at least 3 years after pay-off); passport; deed; warranty receipts; stock/bond certificates; tax records; will; citizenship papers; investment statements (keep monthly then discard after yearly statement arrives )

TO TOSS: reciepts for bills (toss after one month unless needed for warranty); ATM records (toss after monthly statement is posted); bank/credit card statements ( toss after one year unless you itemize)

Once you’ve selected your “active” files, set up a system of use. Lifeorganizers.com recommends Do, Consider, Awaiting Answer, File, Hold, Read and Refer

Read more: Spring Cleaning your Home Office – Best Spring Cleaning Tips from WomansDay.com – Woman’s Day