Here are 10 of the most common reasons people decide to make the call:
There is currently a clutter epidemic going on. Households are buried in "stuff" that creates anxiety and stress...lots of stress. Not only is the stress caused by piles of "stuff" scattered around our homes but also by the financial burden that has been created by this over consumption.
The stress doesn't stop there! How frustrating is it to look for stuff you know you own but can't find anywhere? Once you get organized you can reduce your stress and stop wasting time searching for things. You can also save money by avoiding the purchase of duplicate items!
2. Not sure where to start
Determining where to start can be a major stumbling block for many people. Oftentimes when a job seems too large, paralysis sets in and the task is put it off for “another day.”
A professional organizer will assess your space and find a good starting point and create a customized plan of action. By having a game plan and knowing someone is going to keep you focused and productive can make it a whole lot easier to accomplish your goals
in an organized and timely fashion.
3. Failed attempts
So often a client will say "I've tried organizing my home so many times but it doesn't seem to work". Who hasn't tried to get organized only to find themselves in the same predicament six months down the road? Sure, it seems easy enough, just look at all the beautiful examples on Pinterest! The process isn't just about decluttering, that's only one step! To get the results you're looking for you need to go the distance.
A professional organizer can help you purge the "stuff" that's weighing you down. Once that is done they will identify some key problem areas and help you set up the necessary systems to help you maintain your transformed space.
Hiring an experienced professional can be the difference between success and failure.
4. Decision fatigue
Even after you decide that an item is useful and must be kept, you still need to make the decision as to where it will be stored.
A Professional Organizer is able to help you sort through your stuff, stay focused and get to the heart of your organizational issues to help you move forward.
5. They don't have the time to do it on their own
People have busy lives. Family obligations and demanding jobs leave very little free time and who wants to spend their free time organizing? Well, besides those of us who LOVE it!
An extra set of hands and some tricks of the trade will make the task run smoothly. A Professional Organizer can help you accomplish more than you thought possible in a much shorter amount of time.
6. Need help creating systems
A common problem with disorganized spaces is that there has been no effort made in creating an effective maintenance strategy.
An experienced professional organizer will take the time to ask you important questions which will help identify problem areas and help create customized systems that are unique to you and your family.
7. Unsure about what organizing products to use
8. Selling a home
It is a well known fact that you can sell your home quicker and for more money if you present a clutter free home. If you are planning on selling your home, consider hiring a professional to help you showcase your space before you get your MLS pictures taken. Potential buyers may not give your home a second glance if the initial presentation does not pique their interest.
If you are planning to move why not declutter before you move? Many people take their unwanted stuff from one home to another. Why go to all the trouble and expense of packing and moving stuff that you no longer need?
9. Moving into a new place
A Professional Organizer can also help you move into your new space. Relocating is a stressful event for anyone. Why not get help and set up great organizational systems right from the start.
Don't spend six months living out of boxes. Hire a second set of hands to help you unpack and set up your belongings in a logical place so you can start enjoying your new home sooner.
10. Major life changes
Before, during, or after a major life change such as a wedding, a new addition to the family, relocating, divorce, children leaving home or the loss of a loved one, our routines and needs shift.
A Professional Organizer can be a valuable partner in making the necessary adjustments to your new normal.
These are just a few of the reasons people find it beneficial to hire a Professional Organizer. Personally, I love working alongside people in their homes. I am always so thankful when families welcome me into their homes and trust me with their space. It is a job I thoroughly enjoy and take pride in!