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The Elegance of Contemporary Home Organizing

If your eyes glaze over when you’re urged to clean your clutter, purge your wardrobe, and get your organizing act together, these statistics will wake you right up!

Did you know you can wipe out 40 percent of your housework by eliminating clutter, according to the National Soap and Detergent Association?

Or that as much as 20 percent of household budgets go to purchase duplicates of items misplaced due to disorganization, according to the National Association of Professional Organizers? Do you spend hours filing away old bills, letters, etc.? NAPO says only about 20 percent of these things will ever be looked at again!

As summer wanes and school resumes, you may be looking for elegant ways to organize your home. Organizing not only lowers stress, improves productivity and energy, and gives you more free time, it also will project a contemporary image to your family, friends, and business associates.

Look online to find a professional organizer (try the National Association of Professional Organizers at www. napo.net). If you can master the adventure on your own, set up calendar reminders to put everything away when you use it, toss mail or other papers once you’ve read them, and to go through your clothes several times per year to discard what no longer fits your mood, style, or size. Do the same for your files, your closets, and your garage.

Find sleek, modern ways to store what you need and make housework easier. “One of the biggest trends in new residential design,” according to the National Association of Home Builders, “is the pocket office,” a small, hi-efficiency space for paying bills, and other household tasks.” Whether it’s a pocket office, wall cabinets, or entire storage system, we can help you find the right desk, shelving, or wall units to blend these necessary parts of your home into your own contemporary style.

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