SOS is a compassionate, confidential home organizing service based in St. Louis, MO. We are committed to eliminating your stress by de-cluttering and organizing your living spaces, providing simple organized solutions, and by teaching you the skills you need so you can easily maintain your systems and regain your peace of mind.
Today’s whirlwind lifestyle creates an overwhelming amount of stress in our lives. We need a place to retreat, regroup, relax. Our homes can provide that escape. To create this peaceful environment, our homes need to be clutter-free and organized so the energy has a clear path to flow freely. SOS helps you to create that type of environment.
Recent SOS Articles
Creating a caregiver binder is essential for a lot of reasons. The number one reason is for peace of mind for the caregiver and the care recipient. This binder is a portable compilation of resources to have at your fingertips to assist in your role as caregiver. A caregiver binder should include as much information as required for the care recipient’s needs. It should be portable to accompany the caregiver and care recipient when they [...]
Do you have a box of cables that you don’t know what they are or what they belong to? Do the cords around your tv or entertainment center look like a mass of spaghetti? Do you have cables attached to power strips that are not attached to any device? Maybe they are attached to devices but you can’t figure out which device goes to which plug? If you answered yes to any of these questions, [...]
The main reason to create a home inventory as you may have suspected, is for insurance purposes. Whether you rent or own your home, purchasing insurance to cover a loss to your property is just a good idea. Setting up a household can be expensive. From the big-ticket items like furniture and major appliances, to clothes, home goods and home décor, all of this can cost a pretty penny! If you were to add up [...]
Do you or your kids play hockey? If so, is hockey storage an issue? I’m guessing that you have a lot of equipment - sticks, skates, pads, helmets, jerseys, pucks, etc. I’m also guessing that storing all this gear and keeping it organized can be challenging for many reasons. The biggest challenge for hockey storage may be location, location, location! You may have gear stashed all over the house, creating clutter and possibly damaging that [...]
Planning to retire? Maybe you’re not quite there yet but you’ve been planning the financial component for quite a while. What about your time? Have you considered what you will do in terms of your time? Certainly, finances are an essential piece to every retirement plan, but planning should not end there. Consider this – you have been working a 9 to 5 job for 40 or more years, getting up at the same time, [...]
Have you ever seen someone’s desk, either at work or in their home, that has paper piles covering the surface? Perhaps your desk looks this way. These people are known to the organizing world as pilers. It’s a very common organizing style, or dare I say, lack of organizing style. When asked, pilers will tell you that they can find what they need when they need it. If this style works for them, great, although [...]