We work closely with you, we support you and guide you to ensure your home is organised in a way that works for you and your family today and into the future.
Everyone's needs are different, therefore, so is the process. Here is a general guide to a typical organising session.
We will have an initial discussion over phone to discuss your basic needs. From there we will be able determine the best package for you and set up a time for an in-home consultation.
Complimentary in-home consultation
During the in-home consultation, we will talk in depth about your space, how you or your family use your space, the challenges and any obstacles that you are facing and your expectations to enable us to meet your organising goals and priorities. This usually takes between 30 minutes to an hour.
Decluttering and sorting
From there, the fun process begins – we declutter and sort your items into those you want to keep and those you would like to dispose, donate or re-home. It is up to you how hands on you want to be. We are happy for you sit with your feet up and relax! - but it is essential that the final decision on what to keep and what to get rid of is made by you. We will provide advice, but will not make you to get rid of anything.
Planning and organising your space
Once your space is clear of all clutter, it is time to begin the organising your belonging and put in place some organising systems to ensure that your space works efficiently for you and your usual behaviour.
We look strategically at the space and how you use it and create homes for all your items in the areas that you are most likely going to be using them. We will provide advice and guidance on the most appropriate way to store your belongings according to your needs. It is crucial that this step is customized to you and for family, so that you will be able to maintain it in the long term.
Depending on the type of storage and organising tools you already have, we may advise the on the purchase of tubs, containers, bookshelves or other organising or storage solutions. If purchase of items is recommended, we provide a personal shopping service (at an additional hourly rate) or you can purchase the items based on our recommendations.
Not all cases require the purchase of additional storage and we won’t know this until the sorting and decluttering step is complete. In most cases, we find that once you remove some of your clutter that you have ample storage spaces within your home, however, in cases were additional storage is required we will work within your budget to find something that suits your needs.
Everything that we talk about or do within the home is discrete, kept private and confidential. We work under a strict Code of Conduct outlined by the Australasian Association of Professional Organisers (AAPO).
Presentation of My Organising Toolkit
By now your space is looking amazing. It is ordered and organised. Every item has a dedicated home and stored in a way which is practical to you. A sense of calm is emerging from the room and for many people this feels like a huge weight being lifted of their shoulders. Bliss!
Now it is up to you too keep it this way! This is not scary as it seems - you can do this. We have set up organising systems that are tailored to you, provided guidance along the way and we will leave you with some organising tools and resources (My Organising Toolkit) to assist you to maintain your newly organised space. If you are still unsure about being able to maintain the space yourself, we can set you up on our Keep Me Organised program.