Around the House | October 9, 2015
Each New Year, we set goals and resolutions to eat well, get in shape and get our lives organized. We have the best of intentions at the beginning of the year to make sure we achieve our goals. However, in striving to achieve these goals, we usually fall short and then we begin to start planning next year’s resolutions. For those that really want to stay on purpose to conquer their New Year’s resolutions, people will hire a professional fitness trainer or a life coach to give them that extra push they need for a healthy lifestyle. But, most people don’t realize that there are certified professional organizers and home organization services which can help a person get their cluttered homes back in order.
Home organization can be an overwhelming task, whether it’s an extreme situation like hoarding or simply just running out of storage space in your home. Hiring a professional organizer to make objective decisions about your belongings can be a great help in the de-cluttering and reorganization process.
The National Organization of Professional Organizers is a great first stop when you are ready to hire a certified professional organizer. The website has directory of organizers near you who offer a wide range of organizational services. When “interviewing” a professional organizer, ask the organizer about the types of projects they’ve worked on previously, as well as what their organizing process entails.
Professional organizers or home organization services won’t get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of “stuff” you currently have, and it’s their job to see the home organization project through to the end.
There are many benefits of hiring a professional organizer:
1.Having the help of a professional organizer will make the process go quicker. Our lives are filled with work, rushing kids to school and events so most people don’t have enough time in their day to start (and complete) home organization projects. A professional organizer can help you get the job done much faster than you could on your own.
2.Find items you forgot you had. Stop spending money buying things you already have! Disorganized people tend to forget what items they already own or can’t remember where they put things so instead of trying to find it, they just go out and purchase another.
3.A professional organizer can help you make decisions about the items you truly need to keep. It’s hard to not get sentimental about your CD collection, children’s school projects, and other personal belongings.
4.If you’re planning on selling your home, you need to make sure it’s de-cluttered to appeal to prospective buyers. A professional organizer can help with a home staging project. If you’re moving into a new home, downsizing homes, or even combining homes, it’s not worth it to pack up more stuff than you have to.
5.After you’ve gone through your belongings with a professional organizer, you can have a garage sale to make some extra money. Or, if you have more high-end items, you might consider selling them online for a nice profit.
Renting a storage unit for some of your belongings to help keep your home as de-cluttered as possible after you’ve hired a professional organizer is a great home storage solution. ezStorage offers a variety of storage options from climate controlled to non-climate controlled storage units to help with any home organization project. Stop by any of our 46 Baltimore, Northern Virginia or Washington D.C. locations to see how we can help with home storage needs.