July 2014

Garage Organization for an Avid Gardener

Do you have an area in your home that needs a custom storage solution? To start the process of improving your home organization, browse our gallery for ideas and inspiration. Then set up an appointment for a free in-home consultation with a member of our Chicago home organization design team. Or you can call us toll free at 1-800-4-CLOSET.

10 Reasons to Organize Your Home This Summer

Organization is the key to home improvement this summer. Whether you are improving an existing space or moving to a new space, home organization and storage is vital. Consider both the cost of clutter in your home, and more cost-effective ways to improve your living spaces.

  1. 64% of Americans are unsatisfied with the amount of storage space in their home
  2. 80% of the clutter in homes is a result of disorganization, not lack of space
  3. Managing the volume of clutter has been directly linked to elevated levels of stress
  4. The average american burns 55 minutes a day looking for things
  5. 23% of adults say they pay bills late because they lose them
  6. Eliminating clutter reduces an average of 40% of housework
  7. 27% of unused storage is piled up in bedrooms
  8. 25% of clothing in closets goes unworn
  9. The most sought after storage spaces in new homes include walk in kitchen pantries, laundry rooms, and garage storage space
  10. It is estimated that there is $15,000,000,000 in unused gadgets in junk drawers around the world

* Source: Ikea