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    24 Things That Self-Professed Neat Freaks Use While Organizing, So Maybe You Should Too

    Ah, the satisfaction of routing all your cables and cords just where you want them with some tiny clips.

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    1. An unassuming wall-mounted broom organizer that'll become your cleaning station with five spots for long-handled tools and six hooks to help corral product bottles.

    reviewer's pic of wall mounted broom organizer with four cleaning tools and four cleaning spray bottles
    closeup of the hooks on the organizer that hold the four cleaning spray bottles

    Promising review: "Best invention ever for neat freaks like me! Whoever invented this is a saint! So easy to put on the wall and hold everything perfectly. Thank you!" —alynnp

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    2. And a yard tools organizer you can designate an area for holding onto the heavier stuff you don't want to store on the wall.

    rack with rakes and heavy shovels slotted into it in a garage
    Amazon

    And it has casters so you can wheel it around where you need to!

    Promising review: "I must be honest, I was skeptical about this product, but once I placed it in my storage unit and started loading my tools on it, it was great! It held all my gardening tools in a neat orderly fashion. I'm a neat freak, and this passes my test." —ArchZada

    Get it from Amazon for $62.99.

    3. And while we're on the subject, some slim-fitting velvet ones for a VERY simple switch for a lot more room in your closet. Sorry, plastic coat hangers! You're no longer welcome here. 

    A before customer review photo of their packed closet
    An after customer review photo of their closet using the slim velvet hangers

    Promising review: "You get twice the amount of space in your closet. Highly recommend them for neat freaks and small closet spaces." —Kinsley P

    Get a pack of 50 flocked hangers on Amazon for $27.29+ (available in five colors).

    4. A pack of cable clips so you can position all your power cords and chargers just as you need them. No more digging through a tangled mess under your desk or behind the TV.

    small circular cord organizers
    Amazon

    Promising review: "If you are a neat freak like me, you like anything that keeps you organized. These are great, they can be used anywhere. Going to buy another package. I wish I had thought of this idea! Pesky little stray USB cords are no more." —Techblukat

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.95.

    5. An electrical outlet cover with a power strip to help you take full advantage of your square footage in your living room and scoot your couch flush with the wall. Just a few inches can make a big difference!

    Before photo of reviewer's cords preventing them from pushing their bed against the wall next to an after photo of all the cords hidden thanks to the new outlet cover
    Before photo of a reviewer's messy cords in the kitchen and an after photo of the same outlet but all the cords are neatly hidden

    Promising review: "Perfect for neat freaks! Perfect way to clean up all the cord clutter! This looks so much nicer than all the random colored cords and outlet extensions. I will definitely be purchasing more for other areas. 👍" —Sheri Wilson

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95+ (available in four lengths).

    6. A hanging bag organizer that'll keep the dust off your beauties and won't put stress on your purse handles like other organizing solutions.

    hanging organizer with pockets for purses on both sides
    Amazon

    ::nervously calculates how much $$$ I've spent on handbags::

    Promising review: "This is so perfect for all my bags that I have no place to put. I’ve been telling everyone about it! You need this in your life if you're a neat freak like me. Could use for literally anything." —Autumn Breck

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in four colors).

    7. Spice strips for transforming your regular old drawer into a ~custom~ spice drawer. Come on, doesn't it look quite nice?!

    open spice drawer with jars thrown in haphazardly
    the same drawer with items organized in neat rows
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm sort of a neat freak, so it didn't take long for this product to get added to my cart. The installation is easy. Just measure, cut, and place. There is no adhesive on the back but none is needed. Spice bottles sit beautifully aligned in the drawer and stay that way. The only down side to this product is that there is a good amount of space on either side of the bottles, so your drawer definitely will not hold as much." —Helena

    Get a 10-foot roll from Amazon for $15.99.

    8. A cabinet door organizer to help corral your boxes of food wrap and cutting boards. 

    Reviewer with plastic wrap, tinfoil, and similar boxes inside organizer
    Different reviewer using organizer for five cutting boards

    Promising review: "For the neat freaks that like everything to have a place, like me. I love this! I have a lot of cutting board that vary in size and I can never find a good place for them, stumbled across this gem and it is perfect! It fits all of mine, I am up to eight cutting boards. Some are the flexible plastic, one is glass, two are wood, and the rest are bamboo composite. They are all of different sizes and have not had a single problem with it hanging on door. Best purchase to keep everything in one central location without crowding the counter, or cabinet space." —CrzyChknLdy

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97.

    9. A drawer organizer set can let you Lego-fit all the containers into your drawer so you can have the bathroom drawer or junk drawer of your Instagram dreams. 

    Reviewer photo of their cluttered drawers
    The same reviewer's cluttered toiletries looking neatly organized in storage bins

    Promising review: "This product is and does what it claims to. The quality is good and they pieces hook together in a variety of ways to meet your organizational needs. I'm a bit of a neat freak and like to stay organized. Will buy more if I need them!" —The Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.96.

    10. A 48-bottle nail polish holder will help you finally tell the difference between all of those signature light pink hues you rock. 

    A customer review photo showing their nail polishes before using the holder
    A customer review photo showing their nail polishes after using the holder

    This holds 48 bottles and is double-sided, so you can always see all of your colors.

    Promising review: "This case is perfect for my small collection of Gelish Harmony polishes. It's an attractive way to store similarly sized products. The neat freak in me will continue purchasing polishes in increments of 24 (so as each face — back and front — of the container has uniform-looking polishes in each of their compartments). It hasn't been dropped yet, but it feels like it can withstand being shaken and moved in the trunk of your car or in your trolley case without popping open." —toria

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two colors).

    11. A shower curtain liner with mesh storage pockets I love and will buy for as long as it's a thing I can buy.

    clear shower curtain liner with mesh pockets for toiletries
    Elizabeth Lilly / BuzzFeed

    Yep, you're looking at my shower! I upgraded from a corner tension rod caddy and never want to go back. The mesh pockets drain water so your liner won't get all icky. And they make it easy to tell the difference between the minimalist packaging for your face wash and shave cream when it's way too early in the morning. Read my full review of Maytex Pockets Shower Curtain Liner (#2) to learn more about why I'm in love with an object that can't love me back.

    Promising review: "I ignored the reviews and took a chance on this shower curtain. So glad I did. I inspected the item hourly to make sure there were no holes or tears in the mesh pockets. There were none. I was pleasantly surprised that the holes for the curtain rings are reenforced. I was able to organize all my husband's, kids', and my shower items and still have a few empty pockets. I love that my shower doesn't look like a mess. It's a neat freak's dream! Cannot speak to rust or mold but I will update if and when that happens but I always keep the shower curtain open so I'm not to worried about it." —Jarrod Dooley

    Get it from Amazon for $18.67.

    12. A stackable can rack that'll help your pantry look like a grocery store of staples.

    vertical metal rack with three rows designed to hold cans that roll to the front when one can is taken out
    the can holder in the pantry
    Amazon

    Made from heavy-gauge steel and can store up to 36 cans of various sizes.

    Promising review: "Love this product! Bought two and assembled both in 15 minutes with zero issues. Very sturdy and worked great in my cabinet pantry. Loaded both to maximum capacity and there's no sagging as with other products out there. I would definitely recommend to others, especially neat freaks like myself!" —McKinneyGunDiva

    Get it from Amazon for $22.97.

    13. Cap holders so you can clear that shelf in your closet dedicated to your baseball hats.

    closet door with two vertical rows of caps
    close up of the organizer with the hook for hanging a cap
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am a neat freak and purchased this for my husband (I mean myself!) to organize the pile of hats laying around. I love it, as it cleaned up the hat area. He loves it because he can find the hat he needs easily. I hung them up with ease. They work great. I would purchase again for myself or a gift." —Jessica P

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    14. An adjustable wrap stand will gather your food-saving heroes into a super-helpful assembly so you can easily tell the difference between the wax paper and parchment paper.

    pantry shelf with ziplock boxes thrown onto shelf
    ziplock boxes organized neatly on stand

    Promising review: "Just what a neat freak needs. I love this stand. It was super easy to put together and super sturdy. I’m only using it to organize my storage bags and aluminum foil and put it right on top of my fridge. It’s easy to access and the stand makes it look nice and neat." —Momma E

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    15. shirt folder to make all of your stacks of clothing even crisper and tidier. 

    reviewer image of the their closet with a haphazard pile of t-shirts
    same closet full of crispy folded shirts

    Promising review: "Easy to use! Made very durably. I haven’t had this much fun folding clothes, EVER! I am going around my entire house and plan to fold every single thing I can! Makes nice, neat stacks of T-shirts! If you are a bit of an organization and neat freak — THIS PRODUCT IS FOR YOU!!! Love it!" —Cynthia L. Weisert

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in four colors).

    16. Or if you'd like to cut to the chase and want even easier access to your folded shirts, an EZSTAX closet organizer *and* shirt folder can turn that pile of shirts into an orderly display you can flip through to find that shirt dead in the middle of the stack that you wanna wear today. 

    Hand holds up colorful T-shirts neatly folded and stacked in a white EZSTAX
    Messy T-shirt piles above a closet rod
    Neatly-folded T-shirt stacks a shelf after using the closet organizer *and* shirt folder
    ThreadStax, Amazon / Via www.amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love this. I bought the 20 pack. I love clothes, and I’m a neat freak without a lot of closet space. Now I can store my shirts and camis in my closet shelves and can see and access each one individually. Wish they were more affordable, or I’d buy even more!" —Wendy I. Smith

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two sizes and multi-packs).

    17. A battery case and tester that'll mount on a wall or slide into a drawer so you can point your kid in the direction of it next time the remote's batteries are spent.

    organizer with slots for different sized batteries
    Amazon

    Includes a removable battery tester that doesn't require a battery. Holds up to 93 batteries of various sizes.

    Promising review: "My husband is a neat freak and likes having things organized. Seeing we have many uses for different sized batteries, this product came in very handy and keeps the different sized batteries in their own slots. Now we don't have to go digging for batteries when we need them." —Nancy

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    18. An expandable under-sink kit for fitting around awkward pipes in the kitchen or bathroom while giving some sturdy ground to those bottles of cleaner and rolls of toilet paper. No more cabinet avalanches!

    Promising review: "Easy to assemble...organizes the space!! You won't regret this purchase if you're a struggling neat freak like me." —Ashley Clarke

    Get it from Amazon for $24.87 (available in two finishes).

    19. Drawer organizers so you can finally find that one pair of nude-colored underwear for that dress you're wearing to a picnic. (Truly, you can never have too many pairs of nude undies.) 

    A reviewer's before/after of a messy drawer, with the same drawer neatly organized in these bins
    Amazon / Via www.amazon.com

    Each set comes with four bins: a six-cell (for scarves, hankies, and ties), an eight-cell (for undies), a seven-cell (for bras), and a 24-cell (for socks). They're also collapsable and fold flat if you need to store them away!

    Promising review: "I am a neat freak so these were right up my alley. They are great organizers for my socks, undies and some of my beauty products. Not super sturdy but still pleased with this product and will most likely order a few more for organizing other drawers." —Kelley Anderson

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $15.97 (available in seven colors).

    20. A space-saving retractable clothes rack your laundry room has been yearning for since you first hung up a shirt in there. 

    the two racks holding several items of clothing
    the two racks closed flat against the wall without any clothes on them

    Promising reviews: "Amazing quality. Perfect for neat freaks! We got this for our small laundry room. This is the perfect answer to both small spaces and the desire for clean lines. It's sturdy and holds about 20 items. When we are not using it, it folds so darn neatly. Looks awesome and is easy to install. Would totally get more for other rooms. I am thinking guest rooms." —linda sloan

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in five colors and two sizes).

    21. A 14-container food storage set with customizable labels to decant your pantry essentials into and keep 'em fresher for a bit longer thanks to the airtight lids. 

    reviewer's pic of crowded pantry then the same pantry looking far more organized thanks to the food storage containers
    food containers with written labels on them

    Promising review: "The plastic is top grade material! They are super air tight and leak-proof. They come with customizable labels and a chalk pen. I was kinda of a neat freak and perfectly alined the labels you absolutely don’t need to do that but it was fun to unpack and get pantry ready!" —Ana Johnson-Lee


    Get them from Amazon for $33.47.