4 places you forget to declutter and organize, according to a pro

We’ve all been through that. Look for an item like a box of pasta in the pantry or an extra bar of soap under the bathroom sink, only to discover a mess of clutter. Even the most organized people have areas that they neglect in their homes, especially those who live in apartments and condos where storage space is very important.

When you are looking for a more organized space, keeping hidden and unexpected areas neat and tidy is crucial. Sometimes it’s obvious what disturbs the peace, like the oodles of cosmetics on display, but sometimes you can’t quite pinpoint what makes your home special feel overloaded. So I spoke to professional organizers to learn exactly which places their clients tend to forget when organizing, and how to sort them out and keep them that way.