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 this peaceful type of environment.
Recent SOS Articles
The backs of doors are an under-utilized storage option. For those that have small spaces they can provide the additional needed storage. There are many options for this type of storage but you need to do a little research to understand what works best for your situation. You must be conscience of the size of the items stored in these locations. They need to be in proportion to the area around the door when it [...]
This is a common question I hear from new clients. The answer is not simple. There is no one size fits all answer to this question. In fact, there are very few scenarios in life where one size fits all. The approach you use to declutter your home will likely be different from anyone else. Your situation is different from others so your approach will have a different strategy. Not everyone needs a whole house [...]
These are the times when so many older adults prefer to stay at home as they age. According to AARP, ‘nearly 90 percent of seniors want to remain in their homes as they age’. Many have lived in their homes for decades. They have raised families there, made friends there and established roots in their communities. They know the lay of the land in their surroundings. They are comfortable with the neighborhood. I’ve often heard [...]
Have you ever had to clear out a home to sell after a death? If so, then you know how much there is to do. You also know that it’s an emotional journey. We learn things about our loved ones that we didn’t know as we cull through their things. These things are small pieces of their lives that live on through the memories they leave behind. Several years ago, I had to clear out [...]
There will be a point in your life when you start to consider moving to a smaller home. Typically, we start to think along those lines as we get older. We slow down and don’t have the energy or physical capacity to manage the tasks associated with a big home. You may have started out with a smaller home, then as you moved along life’s path, you needed more space so you upsized to a [...]
Have you ever thought about this question? Do you know what items in your home that you consider important things? These are mainly things that would be very difficult, or impossible to replace if they were lost or destroyed. Imagine that you are in an emergency situation like a natural disaster, maybe a tornado, hurricane, flood or a fire. Sheltering in place is not an option. You could potentially have just minutes to evacuate your [...]