When objects start to take control of your living space, you know it’s time to take charge.

Keeping control of all the stuff accumulating in your home can be a full-time job. Many of us are lucky to be able to afford so many things, here in Canada.

In the U.S apparently a quarter of the population has a clutter problem and it’s probably pretty similar here, north of the border.

Here are 3 ways that the right tech can help you stay in the zone.

1) Decluttering Apps

These apps listed by realsimple.com help you organize your home and keep it clean by staying on top of chores. Divide up responsibilities and get the whole family on board.

2) Canadian Garage Sale App

It’s true, you can find used goods listed for sale on Kijiji or Craigslist. When it comes to entire garage sales though, it’s often still about simply cruising around to find them.

Travis Lutz of Grand Prairie, Alberta decided to change all that when he invented Glickin, an app that allows Canadians to advertise and find garage sales in their area.

Simply find a sale near you, tap ‘Go’ and link yourself up with Google Maps for directions on how to get there.

Post photos of your own garage sale and draw in customers. A fantastic way to get rid of old stuff.

3) Closet Organizing Apps

If you tend to get organized by stuffing it all in the closet, why not go one step further. These closet organizing apps listed on instyle.com can help you keep control of the piles and mess, making Saturday more fun.

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