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Declutter Your Home: Start With This 1 Simple Rule

12/09/2016 01:33 EST | Updated 03/23/2017 05:23 EDT

Decluttering the home is a lot like achieving world peace: it's a goal everyone wants to reach but no one's quite sure where to start.

And while peace on earth is a complex matter, decluttering your home doesn't have to be if you follow this one rule from home-decor expert Lisa Canning.

For Canning, banishing clutter begins with finding the counter space in your rooms and dividing it into three. From there, it's a matter of deeming what's vital to the space and what belongs in a cupboard or shelf.

To see her rule in action, check out the latest episode of "2 Minutes To Transform" and let us know what your favourite decluttering tips are in the comments below.

"2 Minutes To Transform" is your guide to small but meaningful changes for a better you. Experts share their tips to transform your life at home, in the office or while you're on the go -- all in under two minutes.

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