Category Archives: Moving Seniors

Are You Holding On To Items For Others?

At ClutterBGone we see a lot of instances where parents are holding onto belongings for other family members. Sometimes there’s a good reason for doing so like a move is in progress or a family member is going through a life transition such as a divorce and is in between homes. But most of the…Continue Reading



5 Signs That Your Parents Should Consider Downsizing

We all want to stay in our home as long as possible. We have created many memories there and have probably lived there for many years with a lot of familiar places around us. But there comes a time when your parents need to downsize in order to remain independent. Do your parents need some…Continue Reading



5 Tips For Your Upcoming Move

I have noticed a lot of “For Sale” signs going up in my neighborhood and the “Sold” signs are going up just as quickly. Regardless of how the economy is doing the real estate market is remaining hot. Spring is the busiest time for the real estate market as families try to coordinate their move…Continue Reading



Get Organized Month

ClutterBGone is a proud member of the POC (Professional Organizers in Canada) and the National Association of Professional Organizers in the U.S. who have declared January “Get Organized Month”. Many of us here in Canada are also promoting this month long event in order to promote the benefits of living and working in an organized…Continue Reading



Fight Procrastination And Stay On Top Of Clutter

Fight Procrastination Day came up earlier this month and it got me thinking about how procrastination really is one of the root causes of clutter, beyond those with a hoarding tendency. There are so many comical quotes about procrastination but it really is a serious issue for a lot of people. “Procrastination isn’t the problem,…Continue Reading



Keeping Small Spaces Organized

Many of the projects that we work on involve downsizing where people are moving from a larger home to something smaller and more manageable for them. Space can often be a challenge when you’re used to an abundance of storage. The same applies for people moving out of the home for the first time to…Continue Reading



6 Key Back To School Organizing Tips

Where did the summer go? I know summer doesn’t officially end until late September but for a lot of you summer ends when the kids go back to school so I trust you’ll enjoy the last few weeks you have left! Take these last few weeks to get your children organized and ready for school…Continue Reading



Organizing Statistics That Will Surprise You

As a Professional Organizer, I’m always reading about the effect of clutter and disorganization on personal and professional lives. I thought that I’d share a few statistics that surprised even me. You all probably know the 80/20 rule in business. 80% of your sales come from 20% of your stock or inventory numbers. Well, the…Continue Reading



National Moving Month

  The moving companies of North America have designated May as National Moving Month. I would have picked June and July when the school year has ended but regardless, I have seen a lot of “for sale” and “sold” signs go up in my neighborhood recently which tells me a lot of people will be…Continue Reading



Exactly What Can A Professional Organizer Do?

When you hire a professional organizer you aren’t just hiring someone to come in and tell you what to keep and what to get rid of. A Professional Organizer does so much more. Most of us are trained by and are part of, the Professional Organizers in Canada. We work with many different types of…Continue Reading