Getting and Staying Organized...

Q: Professional organizer vs. Cleaning Service? 


If you simply want a messy house cleaned up, then by all means hire a cleaning service, but being organized is not the same thing as being tidy; nor is being messy the same as being disorganized.


Q: What will a professional organizer do that I can't do myself?


Organizing consists of logic, common sense and creativity, all of which tend to disappear when we're stressed and overwhelmed. The right professional organizer will help you view a situation in new ways. 

 

 


Q: Can’t you just provide me with a sheet of organizational rules for me to follow?


Everyone’s physical and emotional needs are different, as are work habits and routines.  Sometimes, you have to break the old molds and create new ones.   


Q: Do you work with clients over the phone?


It's imperative for me to see first-hand the work or living space of my clients, so I will always arrange to visit you. Follow-up, however, is either in person or by phone.


Q: My messy office doesn't really bother me, but it makes everyone else crazy. Should I change? 


The goal is not to please others, but to please you! Organization is not about how it looks, it's about how it feels. If it’s about other people, you probably will not stick with a plan.  


Q: I have a disorganized spouse. Can I set up an appointment for you to meet with him/her?


Your spouse MUST make the appointment.  You can help by providing emotional support when the time comes.  You can help your spouse by locating an organizer, but the ultimate decision is his/hers. 

 

Q. Do I have to get rid of things that are important to me?


Getting organized does not mean getting rid of memories or important things. We would never ask you to give away anything that means a great deal to you.


Q: How many hours will it take before I see some results?


We arrive with our sleeves rolled up.  We don't waste time. After we talk, we'll get to work. I'm very good at sizing up a situation. 


Q: So you don't just give advice and go home?


It’s all hands-on.  We'll sit on the floor with you, sort through stacks, help you with making decisions, and give moral support! 


Q: What approach do you take when working with seniors?


Seniors are a pleasure to work with.  I respect the wisdom and beauty our elders bring to our lives. As much as anyone else, seniors need to feel good about their surroundings. Holding on to memories is key when assisting seniors with organization.  We treat our seniors as if they were our own parents. Respect and dignity is what they deserve. 


Q: How do you charge for your services?


Our rates are based on hourly charges.  However, package pricing is available based on the scope of the services.


Q: Do you accept credit cards?


Yes.  We can discuss payment processing options at the time of services.  We also process through PayPal.

 

 

Q: Do you have gift certificates?

 

 

Yes, we do!  We offer them in various increments, and they make great gifts for birthdays, Christmas or anytime!

 

 

Q: What are some other services that you offer?

 

 

-Housekeeping Services

-Laundry Services

-Move out / move in services

-New construction / remodel clean up

-and many others - just ask!

 

 

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