Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I hire a Professional Organizer?
CAN LEARN TO BE ABSOLUTELY ORGANIZED.
Contrary to what most people believe, you
are not born knowing how to organize. It is
a learned trait and can be taught at any
stage in ones life. A Professional
Organizer can help you achieve your goals
Saving money by not purchasing items you
already have but canít find.
Saving time by knowing where to find
Locating your items where they are used.
Reducing the overall stress in your home
Most people start off motivated to organize
a space but very few have enough time or
energy at the end of the day to finish the
project. Absolutely Organized will help you
stay on track to complete your organizing
task and see the positive results of being
does your service work?
We offer a free initial telephone
assessment to learn about your
organizing challenge. We want to understand
as much as we can about what is working for you
and what is not working in your home before
we get there.
We offer a free initial 30-minute on-site
assessment when booking a work session.
This assessment helps us determine the size
and scope of the project.
We offer a written home assessment to
help plan out a longer-term goal of
organizing your entire space. The
complete plan will include time estimates
and product recommendations and can be
implemented on your own or with the aid of
Absolutely Organized. The cost for
this written plan is based on our hourly
rate and will be determined during the
initial on-site assessment.
Our working sessions are the times
when we actually get down to work sorting,
purging, grouping like items together and
finding a new home for all of your
belongings. We like to work in three
hour sessions and realize that some spaces
will take several sessions to get the space
fully organized and functional.
How long will it take to get my house
Each client has different needs, wants and
expectations. We will be able to
the amount of time once we have seen the
space and discussed the way the client wants
the space to function.
Can I hire you for small projects?
Yes. Absolutely Organized has a minimum
working session of two hours which is
usually just enough to tackle a small
reach-in closet or small pantry.
What can I expect when we get started?
You will be amazed how much Absolutely
Organized can get done in a short amount of
time. Clients are constantly saying how
pleased they are that we can make such a big
difference with just one working session.
After the initial meeting, we will have a
game plan that will allow us to jump right
in and get started. We focus on the visible
clutter first by gathering and sorting like
items with like items. We then determine if
there are any items to be discarded, donated
or gifted. After that we figure out which
containers are necessary and finally work on
making the space more attractive and
How do I stay organized once my space is
specialize in creating a system that
works for each client. By understanding
your natural style and likes and dislikes, we
will establish a system that is
easy for you to maintain. Of course, we
also know that life can change quite rapidly
and we may need to review what we created.
We have maintenance agreements that we can
set up on a routine basis and we encourage
reviewing your organizing goals periodically
to make sure you are still using the space
for the same needs.
Do you have evening and weekend hours
Yes. We are available to schedule initial
assessments and working sessions in the
evenings and on weekends. As a working
mother, I understand how difficult it can be
to schedule time to get organized during the
Do you have
Gift Certificates available?
Yes, we do. Absolutely Organized is a great
way to help a friend or family member
overcome their hesitation about getting
started with a Professional Organizer. We
offer gift certificates in any dollar
amount. Please contact us for additional