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What is professional organizing?
Why should I hire a professional organizer?
Why should I hire The Organization Organization?
Do you do free consultations?
How much does it cost?
How long will it take?
Who decides what things to keep or throw away?
Do you bring supplies or do I purchase them?
What if I am embarrassed by my clutter?
What is your cancellation policy?


 

What is professional organizing?

Professional organizers use their skills and expertise to enhance their clients’ lives by creating systems and processes that help control their space and achieve order. Organizers utilize their knowledge of organizing methods and products to customize solutions for their clients home or office.

Why should I hire a professional organizer?

Trying to manage everyday clutter or a cross-country move can be overwhelming. Professional organizers can save you time, money and energy, allowing you to redirect those resources to other aspects of your life. Living and working in an organized space can increase efficiency and decrease stress.

Why should I hire The Organization Organization?

What makes us different is our belief that understanding our client’s thought process is the best way to discover the most effective system. We don’t just tell you this is how your documents should be organized. We ask questions like, “If you were looking for this item, where is the first place you would go?” so that we can develop the most intuitive system for you.

Do you do free consultations?

We offer a free 30 minute consultation on site or at an agreed upon meeting place. The first step is to call 510-292.0583 or email us!

How much does it cost?

Each project and client is different. We offer a free 30 minute consultation on site or at an agreed upon meeting place. We charge an hourly rate that properly reflects your budget, project, and time frame.

How long will it take?

There are many factors to consider since each client has a custom situation. Factors to consider are size of the space, the items in the space (furniture? paperwork? clothes?), decision-making skills, and available resources (do you storage boxes that can be repurposed?). It may take only 1 hour to fold a stack of sweaters or 3 hours to sort and scan stacks of paperwork. You can rest assured we work as quickly and efficiently as possible, ensuring that your time and money are well spent.

Who decides what things to keep or throw away?

You! We pose the questions that make you evaluate items, such as “When was the last time you used this?” or “How do you anticipate using this item in the next year?” and you have the final say. We will work together to decide where you would like to donate your unwanted items and the best place to dispose of items in the most eco-friendly way possible. Donation receipts are always returned to the client.

Do you bring supplies or do I purchase them?

We will bring the basics, like our trusted label maker, and utilize the resources in your home as efficiently as possible. We will work with you to determine if new items, such as storage bins or racks, need to be purchased.

What if I am embarrassed by my clutter?

No judgment here! We are here to help you clear that clutter so you no longer have anything to feel embarrassed about. We hold ourselves to the highest confidentiality and work ethic standards. We would never post pictures or your name without your consent.

What is your cancellation policy?

We request a 48-hour notification of a cancelled appointment. Notification of a cancellation less than 48 hours from the appointment will incur a $70.00 charge.