FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What’s it like to work with a Professional Organizer? Review the below for some of our most asked questions. If you have other specific questions, call us at 901.258.9411. We would love to hear from you!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What’s it like to work with a Professional Organizer? Review the below for some of our most asked questions. If you have other specific questions, call us at 901.258.9411. We would love to hear from you!


FAQs:

  1. Knowing what you have;
  2. Being able to quickly go to what you need and,
  3. Storing the item back when finished so that you can quickly retrieve it again when needed.
If you are feeling overwhelmed by trying to get organized on your own or, if you have tried to get a friend to assist you without success, you may need the assistance and support of a professional organizer.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers can assist you in remaining focused on your project while keeping you motivated until the project is finished.

We work together to help you make decisions and offer guidance during our sessions to keep your momentum going so that you can continue maintaining the organization we leave you with.

Best of all, Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers throws in a bit of fun while doing it!

Through many experiences with our clients, a disorganized space usually takes six to eight hours per room. This is an estimated and educated starting point.

However, this is often a difficult question to answer since each client has their own speed in making decisions. Some clients make decisions very quickly while others take a bit longer.

We also must take time with you to plan systems specifically for you to stay organized. Therefore, when a client asks, “How long will this take?” we do our best to factor in these all processes related to your specific project.

Depending on your specific organizing needs, we might need to work with you for four hours one day and four hours another day. Your convenience and well-being is important to us.

Many clients can only work four hours on a project while others can work longer. We will always do our utmost to be available to accommodate your schedule.

Our minimum time spent with a client is four hours.

No, not until we meet with you and review your project. Clients often have items that can be recycled and repurposed so, first, we need to see the items that the client current can still use.

After our review, we will suggest any supplies that are needed for purchase. Should supplies or products be needed, we will make recommendations and can assist by shopping for you [hourly rates apply] or provide a list of items that are needed.

These decisions are jointly made by the organizer and client.

It is completely your decision if you want Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers to organize your project alone or work with you.

If we work alone, our clients STILL MAKE DECISIONS as to what is kept, repurposed, recycled or donated. We love working with clients since we need to find out what is important to you and how we can make your space the best it can be.

When working with us during your appointment, we encourage you to be 100% present and suggest that you take care of the everyday interruptions that can get in the way of your progress.

We encourage you to make certain that telephones, children, pets and any other distractions are taken care of before your appointment time so that your time with us can be focused on the project.

The goal of any Professional Organizer is not to throw away any items that you don’t use. We are always very sensitive to your possessions.

We work together with our clients to review the space you have; find and make use of the items you presently need; then review the items that are not being utilized productively.

The decision to recycle, donate or let go of those items will be a decision made only by the client. Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers’ are there to assist you in making those decisions but we will never insist that you must throw away your possessions.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers work with clients that have various budgets. We have packages such as “Jump Start” and “All Hands On Deck” available to fit your specific organizing project.

We also run special promotional packages so be certain to ask about those! We charge per session, which is four hours of organizing time.

For more information about all our services and packages, please see our pricing page or contact us directly at 901.258.9411.

We accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Just remember, when you work with Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers, you are investing in a more stress free life. We guarantee you will be more efficient because you will be able to find things again and know where they are when you need them.

You will more than likely save money by not buying multiple items you already own. Working with us is an investment in your quality of life and, once organized, the rewards are tremendous.

Please let us know as soon as possible if you cannot make your appointment since we have dedicated your scheduled time just for you. We certainly understand that life’s little emergencies happen to all of us. But, because we have set aside the time for you, we cannot meet with another client during your scheduled time.

We thoughtfully ask for a minimum 24-hour notice should you not be able to make your appointment, otherwise a 45% charge will be billed.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers takes client confidentiality very seriously. As a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers [NAPO] and the Memphis Chapter of NAPO we have strict guidelines as to confidentiality.

Our CODE OF ETHICS states that we will keep all client information, both business and personal, confidential. You can view the NAPO’s full Code of Ethics online at their website.

We occasionally take photos of our client’s space for our research and will ask permission to use any before or after photos on our website and social media.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers are members of NAPO, the National Association of Professional Organizers. We participate in regular online training programs which gives us the opportunity to learn more about our industry along with organizing philosophies and skills.

Once a month we attend the Memphis Chapter meeting of NAPO and we regularly attend webinars and network with other professionals.

We are located in Memphis, Tennessee and serve the Greater Mid-South area including Germantown, Collierville, Eads, Western Arkansas and Northern Mississippi areas.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to see if your location is within our service area or we will be glad to refer you to a Professional Organizer that is in your area. We are available for travel to other states so please don’t hesitate to contact us regarding special day rates for out-of-town services.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers see many happy clients after an organizing project so we are thrilled to schedule a phone consultation with someone you know who could use our services.

We also have gift certificates for our Jump Start two-hour small projects or our All Hands on Deck four-hour projects.

Contact Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers, [either by phone 901.258.9411 or email ] to schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation. We’ll discuss your project, our services in more detail along with pricing and budget options then schedule an on-site assessment.

During the on-site assessment, we’ll review your project in detail and begin to create a creative organization plan specific for your space. We ask that you do not ‘straighten-up’ before this assessment as we need to see the space as it is! We will then conveniently schedule times that work best for your schedule and availability.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers is here to help jump-start your organizing project, no matter how large or small!

Contact us today 901.258.9411 | Email

FAQs:

  1. Knowing what you have;
  2. Being able to quickly go to what you need and,
  3. Storing the item back when finished so that you can quickly retrieve it again when needed.
If you are feeling overwhelmed by trying to get organized on your own or, if you have tried to get a friend to assist you without success, you may need the assistance and support of a professional organizer.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers can assist you in remaining focused on your project while keeping you motivated until the project is finished.

We work together to help you make decisions and offer guidance during our sessions, to keep your momentum going so that you can continue maintaining the organization we leave you with.

Best of all, Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers throws in a bit of fun while doing it!

Through many experiences with our clients, a disorganized space usually takes six to eight hours per room. This is an estimated and educated starting point.

However, this is often a difficult question to answer since each client has their own speed in making decisions. Some clients make decisions very quickly while others take a bit longer.

We also must take time with you to plan systems specifically for you to stay organized. Therefore, when a client asks, “How long will this take?” we do our best to factor in these all processes related to your specific project.

Depending on your specific organizing needs, we might need to work with you for four hours one day and four hours another day. Your convenience and well-being is important to us.

Many clients can only work four hours on a project while others can work longer. We will always do our utmost to be available to accommodate your schedule.

Our minimum time spent with a client is four hours.

No, not until we meet with you and review your project. Clients often have items that can be recycled and repurposed so, first, we need to see the items that the client current can still use.

After our review, we will suggest any supplies that are needed for purchase. Should supplies or products be needed, we will make recommendations and can assist by shopping for you [hourly rates apply] or provide a list of items that are needed.

These decisions are jointly made by the organizer and client.

It is completely your decision if you want Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers to organize your project alone or with you.

If we work alone, our clients STILL MAKE DECISIONS as to what is kept, repurposed, recycled or donated. We love working with clients since to find out what is important to you and how we can make your space the best it can be.

When working with us during your appointment, we encourage you to be 100% present and suggest that you take care of the everyday interruptions that can get in the way of your progress.

We encourage you to make certain that telephones, children, pets and any other distractions are taken care of before your appointment time so that your time with us can be focused on the project.

The goal of any Professional Organizer is not to throw away any items that you don’t use. We are always very sensitive to your possessions.

We work together with our clients to review the space you have, find and make use of the items you presently need, then review the items that are not being utilized productively.

The decision to recycle, donate or let go of those items will be a decision made only by the client. Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers’ are there to assist you in making those decisions but we will never insist that you must throw away your possessions.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers work with clients that have various budgets. We have packages such as “Jump Start” and “All Hands On Deck” available to fit your specific organizing project.

We also run special promotional packages so be certain to ask about those! We charge per session, which is four hours of organizing time.

For more information about all our services and packages, please contact us directly at 901.258.9411.

We accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Just remember, when you work with Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers, you are investing in a more stress free life. We guarantee you will be more efficient because you will be able to find things again and know where they are when you need them.

You will more than likely save money by not buying multiple items you already own. Working with us is an investment in your quality of life and, once organized, the rewards are tremendous.

Please let us know as soon as possible if you cannot make your appointment since we have dedicated your scheduled time just for you. We certainly understand that life’s little emergencies happen to all of us. But, because we have set aside the time for you, we cannot meet with another client during your scheduled time.

We thoughtfully ask for a minimum 24-hour notice should you not be able to make your appointment, otherwise a 45% charge will be billed.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers takes client confidentiality very seriously. As a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers [NAPO] and the Memphis Chapter of NAPO we have strict guidelines as to confidentiality.

Our CODE OF ETHICS states that we will keep all client information, both business and personal, confidential. You can view the NAPO’s full Code of Ethics online at their website.

We occasionally take photos of our client’s space for our research and will ask permission to use any before or after photos on our website and social media.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers are members of NAPO, the National Association of Professional Organizers. We participate in regular online training programs which gives us the opportunity to learn more about our industry along with organizing philosophies and skills.

Once a month we attend the Memphis Chapter meeting of NAPO and we regularly attend webinars and network with other professionals.

We are located in Memphis, Tennessee and serve the Greater Mid-South area including Germantown, Collierville, Eads, Western Arkansas and Northern Mississippi areas.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to see if your location is within our service area or we can refer you to a Professional Organizer that is in your area. We are available for travel to other states so please don’t hesitate to contact us regarding special day rates for out-of-town services.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers see many happy clients after an organizing project so we are thrilled to schedule a phone consultation with someone you know who could use our services.

We also have gift certificates for our Jump Start two-hour small projects or our All Hands on Deck four-hour projects.

Contact Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers, [either by phone 901.258.9411 or email ] to schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation. We’ll discuss your project, our services in more detail along with pricing and budget options then schedule an on-site assessment.

During the on-site assessment, we’ll review your project in detail begin to create a creative organization plan specific for your space. We ask that you do not ‘straighten-up’ before this assessment as we need to see the space as it is! We will then conveniently schedule times that work best for your schedule and availability.

Out of the Chaos – Creative Organizers is here to help jump-start your organizing project, no matter how large or small!

Contact us today 901.258.9411 | Email