A nation of Horders

Research suggests the average Brit has a whopping £877 worth of unwanted items laying around the house.

It found that old clothing is cluttering up our households, with over a quarter of respondents claiming they have unwanted items of apparel lying around.

Featuring a close second on the list is discarded technology with 24% claiming that they have old TV’s, mobile phones and audio equipment gathering dust in spare rooms.

The Hoarders Top Five:

1. Clothing
2. Technology
3. Furniture
4. Sports Equipment
5. Antiques

Interestingly, males are exposed as bigger hoarders than women with the average male claiming that they have £981 of unwanted possessions lying around the house.

Surprisingly, unwanted clothing is the biggest culprit of clutter in a man’s house, with over a quarter of males admitting to discarded garments taking up the most storage space.

People from Cornwall were exposed as the UK’s biggest hoarders… with Londoners coming in 3rd.

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