While binging episodes of Hoarders — and cringing at people’s inexplicably tall mountains of stuff — might sound like a great afternoon spent, living in the depths of clutter is not quite so fun.

Decluttering and getting our rooms organised somehow seems a hundred times harder than it sounds. But if there’s any better time to get in on the decluttering mission and get rid of all the inessential stuff you want but don’t actually need, this is the time to do so.

Our list of YouTubers and decluttering masters here will teach you the art of throwing stuff away and tidy up your abode — if you’re looking to embark on a journey to being a true minimalist, here’s where you’ll want to start.

5 Tips to Declutter Your Wardrobe

Let’s admit it. The wardrobe is often one of the messiest areas in your house – blame frequent sales and the constant allure of new additions to our closets. So if you’ve been planning on cleaning out and sorting your closet, this video can help you get a head start on fighting an avalanche of clothes.

10 Amazing Tips from Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

If you haven’t watched the Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo already, here’s a summary of the hours-long show in a ten-minute video. The respectable Japanese organising guru will show you the true magic of tidying up and how to get it done. Totally sparks joy.

Decluttering for Messy People

Those who don’t like messy places but can’t deny their untidy habits, Matt D’Avella knows just a way to help fellow messy friends with his tips and tricks to keeps things clean and in place.

Declutter & Organise an Entire House

For those with kids or a big family, decluttering can be a bit of a tough task, but Sarah Therese, a mother of three toddlers and a minimalist at heart is here to show you it is doable.

Minimalist Couple – Lessons For Decluttering

For love birds who share a small house or apartment together, this video features how-tos for a couple to best organise their shared wardrobe instead of creating a pile of mess. You’re welcome.

(Featured and hero image credit: @mariekondo/Instagram)

This article was first published on Lifestyle Asia Bangkok.

Evelyn Lok
Managing Editor
When not trying out the latest beauty and wellness trends, Evelyn is likely enjoying a perfectly balanced negroni or exploring some of Hong Kong's best new places to eat and drink. At Lifestyle Asia she covers everything from the biggest events in town to interviews with Hong Kong specialists, with topics spanning art, food and drink, health, tech, and travel.