I love success stories, so I thought I’d share this one with you. I first started working with a client about 1 ½ years ago. She initially contacted me several months after her father died to help dispose of his belongings. We did not need 1 ½ years for that project, however, because our relationship developed into a trusting and productive one, we continued.
After we tackled her father’s belongings, we went on to other projects in the house. The first was the living room. When I initially went to her house, her living room was completely filled with her clothes – racks and rack of clothes that blocked getting to the dining room, kitchen, bathroom, and 2 other bedrooms. By following an “SPCA” (sort, purge, containerize, assign a home) process and after many sessions, we were able to go through all the clothing in the living room, as well as clothes throughout the rest of the house, and determine what should be kept and hung up in the walk-in closet in her late father’s room, what should be donated, and what could actually be discarded. Then, we dismantled all the temporary racks that had been set up in the living room and recycled all the metal. To this day, the living room is clear of clothing racks, and we can walk through that room to get to the other parts of the house. In fact, we’ve gone through the walk-in closet again and purged more clothing. Goodwill and The Women’s Opportunity Center have been the recipients of my client’s clothes.
Please share some de-cluttering and organizing success stories you’ve had. We’d love to hear them. We’ll post more as well.
BB’s Clutter Solutions is located in Cherry Hill, NJ and serves New Jersey (north and south), Philadelphia and its Pennsylvania suburbs, and New York City. Contact information: www.bb-clutter-solutions.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, 856-912-0077.