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Welcome to deKlutter

Your personal organizer

Bringing peace and productivity to your living space

 

Keeping your home organized and free of clutter is a full-time job, and one that many of us find frustrating and time-consuming. Too many toys, clothes, dvd’s, books and much more cluttering up the living room, desks covered with bills and receipts, mail, and other papers, kitchen pantries cluttered with cans and bottles, garages so filled with stuff you can't even walk, let alone park your car...these are but a few of the many clutter-attracting areas in a typical home.

 

Sometimes clutter does build up to the point where it prevents you from fully utilizing the space in your home or office, creating stress, causing you loss of income, or even interferes with your social or family life.  At that point, it's time to consider using a professional organizer--someone who is skilled and trained to help you regain control.

I am a hands-on organizer that comes to your location, working with you to sort through every item, helping you decide what you should keep, donate, sell, or trash. I work with you to devise a strategy that works for you, setting up systems and introducing organizing products to help you to maintain the space clutter-free on a permanent basis bringing peace and productivity to your life.  I am honest and fair and have a strong work ethic.

 

If you've never used a professional organizer before, prepare to be stunned and amazed at the speed and efficiency that a professional organizer can achieve. 

Imagine if you lost everything you own?  If everything you owned was ashes, what would you replace…your most valuable possessions or your clutter?  Asking yourself this question gets to the core of personal management:  If I don’t need it, why do I have it?

Remember…it’s a retailers job to sell you stuff.  After you buy it, it’s your job to manage it.  The key to not getting buried in “stuff” is to set your priorities and keep to your limits.

 

There are two areas of cluttering habits that usually keep people from getting

Organized. The first is acquiring objects. The second is not de-acquiring

Try not to be the latter of these two areas.

 

Simple Facts

According to Real Simple Magazine (US), women spend approximately 55 minutes every
day searching for items.

31% of those polled claim they feel more satisfied after reorganizing their closet than after having sex.

IKEA survey

23% of adults say they pay bills late (& thus incur fees) because they lose them.
Harris Interactive

Amount of time the average American spends opening bulk mail over the course of his or her life:
8 months

Percentage of bulk mail that is thrown away unopened:
44%

People who multitask are less efficient than those who focus on one project at a time. Time lost switching among tasks increases with the complexity of the tasks.
Study in the Journal Of Experimental Psychology, as written in the Star-Telegram.com 3/1/03

Workers productivity decreases by 20 to 40% every time they multitask or "task switching"
University of Michigan study, 2001

42% of adults report that too often they feel that 'life is a treadmill and I can't get off'.

Franklin Covey

65% of people described themselves as 'very' or 'insanely' busy.
Day Runner Survey

Sixty percent of Americans agree that springtime is the best time to rid their homes of dirt and clutter, according to the 2006 Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) Spring Cleaning Survey. More than one-third (37%) of respondents, however, prefer to conduct their major cleaning projects at other times throughout the year

 

The average time to retrieve and re-file a paper document is 10 minutes. An average of 3% of documents are lost or misfiled, and have to be recovered at an alarming cost of $120 per document
Gartner Group, Coopers & Lybrand, Ernst & Young

Kristie Reed

San Jose, CA

408-578-4555

kristie@deKlutter.us

Licensed and Insured

Bringing peace and productivity to your living space