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
Service providers generally give you a range of time to expect them on the date you schedule service. Some provide a 4 hour window, others more or less depending on the provider. As you schedule the service call have your calendar at hand to make the appointment work with your schedule. You may have to move things around or take time off from work to find a date and time that works for both parties. [...]
One thing that all my older clients have in common, is that they use a wall calendar as their schedule. The kind that have big squares for each date so they have room to jot down multiple appointments. The kind they can get at the dollar store, or that so many charities send to them when they make a donation. Nothing wrong with that, I use one myself. It’s old school but efficient. Some seniors [...]
In the U.S., 65% of self-storage renters have a garage in their home, 47% have an attic, and 33 percent have a basement. This suggests that Americans have more things than their homes allow them. ~Brute Storage There are a lot of situations where people have a need to rent a storage unit. Some of those situations are temporary, or transitional, while others may be to put a band-aid on a much larger issue. The [...]
Swedish Death Cleaning, what is it? I’ve been hearing a lot about this lately and did some investigating, this is what I learned. A woman named Margareta Magnusson wrote a book called, The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family From a Lifetime of Clutter. She wrote this book after she had to deal with the possessions of her parents and her husband after they passed away. The Swedish [...]
Several years ago, I wrote a post called, ‘Creating Peace at Home Through Organizing’. Click on the link to read the full article. The article explains why decluttering and organizing the spaces in your home is so important to achieve peace in your life. In that post I used the acronym PEACE to describe the five steps in the organizing process. The acronym was created to depict the result of organized spaces - peace. This [...]