Moving to a new city can be complicated, stressful and downright messy. When your brand new house is flooded with unopened boxes, it’s hard to believe you’ll ever feel fully at home.
Unpacking and organizing your new home can be a lengthy process, but a professional organizer can help you streamline the process and get your life back in order. Professional organizers are trained to help you organize your space and simplify your belongings.
Seattle has a ton of professional organizers to choose from. Start with the extensive list at the Seattle Chapter or the National Association of Professional Organizers or check out our list below, pulled from personal recommendations and online reviews.
Kammie Lisenby, the CEO of the Organizing Experts, is a former NFL cheerleader turned passionate organizer. She and her team have acquired impressive reviews and an endorsement from lifestyle queen Oprah Winfrey herself. They offer quick, one-day solutions and a free “try before you buy” in-home consultation to make sure they are a good match for your needs.
Linda Deppa’s company, Uncluttered Professional Organizing specializes in everything from residential organization to senior downsizing. Because everyone’s needs are different, they provide individualized solutions to help you get and stay organized. They also offer a specific service geared towards organizing as you unpack.
Organized Interiors, run by Tania Jackson, is dedicated to improving your quality of life by organizing your home. The emphasis here is on compassion for the underlying root causes of your clutter and disorganizations. New arrivals will want to look into their Pack and Organize service which can help you before, during and after a big move.
Next Step Transitions focuses solely on relocation and move management for families and seniors. Christy Urdal has over 30 years of experience with moving specific issues, and has planned thousands of residential relocations both in and out of state. She offers help with everything from packing to downsizing to residence setup.
Debbie Rosemont and her team of professional organizers offer a completely customized approach to home organization, that will have you feeling focused and productive in no time! With over 10 years of experience and a lot of enthusiasm, Simply Placed can help you find and live your best life.
Laura Leist created her company, Eliminated Chaos, in 2000, with the goal of giving people more time for experiencing life, via a more organized world. One of her specialties is residential organization, and she offers services for both packing and unpacking. She can customize her services to your specific needs and requested level of involvement.
Denise Allan isn’t just an organizer, she has specialist credentials in 12 different subjects and is the only licensed Chronic Disorganization Specialist in the Pacific Northwest. You can also catch her occasionally on TV shows like Hoarders. Denise and her team of six licensed professional organizers are passionate about turning “chaos into calm.”
Named the #1 clutter organizer in Seattle for 2015 by Thumbtack, Lauren Williams of Casual Uncluttering offers a free 1-hour walkthrough for new clients to help you decide if they are a good fit. Their website also has a ton of great resources, including an ebook, to help you get started.
Kim Korf’s company, Everything Has a Home, offers services for packing and unpacking, downsizing, closet clean out, student organization and more in Snohomish and King County.
Jamie Bourne of Bourne 2 Organize aims to help you declutter and downsize, as well as to create systems that will help you avoid future clutter. She offers a complimentary in-home visit to help assess your needs as well as assistance with unpacking and space planning.