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We had a very negative experience with this provider.
We acknowledge that the provider ultimately made the job good. However, we had to tell him how to do it, and he tried to leave while several of the pullouts still were improperly installed and unuseable. We had to stay here to coach him on what needed to be done and to insist that the job be completed properly.
Also, their ad states they take credit cards. Without explanation--and before we mentioned the various problems with the job--the provider refused to take a credit card and insisted on being paid by check.
Pullout "shelves" really are shallow drawers, and are a bit tricky to fit and install. It is crucial to take correct measurements. The provider did not do this. This resulted in three separate problems:
1. Pullout too deep for the cabinet. Provider cut the back of the pullout to make it fit. We refused to accept the disfigured pullout and insisted on a new, properly-fitting pullout.
2. Pullout too deep for the cabinet (another one). Provider CUT INTO THE SOLID WOOD CABINET FRAME!!! WITHOUT ASKING!!! to make the pullout fit. And then TRIED TO DISTRACT US WHEN WE NOTICED A SCRAP OF CABINET WOOD LYING ON THE FLOOR!!! We insisted he provide a pullout of the correct size, and that he patch the cabinet face. We had to sand and repaint the area ourselves.
3. Provider mismeasured interior mounting brackets, which made the space too narrow for several of the pullouts. He jammed the pullouts into their sliding brackets anyway, but several were so tight that they could not be pulled out. He explained that the interior walls of the cabinet were bowed, so there was really nothing he could have done to avoid the problem. He assured us that the pullouts would loosen over time. My husband showed him where the measurements were off, and actually had to stop the provider from leaving without fixing the problem. All the while, the provider insisted the problem was with the interior walls of the cabinet, which it clearly was not, as he eventually did make the pullouts fit under our instruction.
We DO NOT RECOMMEND this provider. His carpentry skills are not up to the demands of this type of upgrade.

- Margaret D.

We were notified that we had 24 hours to select a paint color for a
remodel job in our house. I called
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as soon as I found out. We
discussed the options, and she offered to come over and look at the
space, and the design elements in place. We had selected colors that
would not have worked at all. In a very short time
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's excellent
color and design skills had us on the right track. We looked at a
variety of options and then picked a clear
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. Without her help we
would have spent a lot of money repainting!
Thanks again
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for your excellent service and for your sense of humor! It's a pleasure working with you!

What she accomplished was nothing short of a miracle. She was wonderful in relieving our anxieties over an emotional move, and helping us cope with leaving behind what we couldn't take with us. She and her crew were efficient and hard working. They came in and packed and the next day she had our furnishings , our many books, and every treasure moved into the apartment, placed just so, even the beds made and dishes in the cupboard so that when we walked in that afternoon everything was done. I've never in all my 80 years seen anything like it. I stood in the middle of the living room of our new apartment and looked at the bookcases with all our books shelved just as they had been in our house, plants placed just so, furniture according to our floor plans, even the refrigerator stocked and nearly cried.
Her next task was readying the house for sale. She cleared out the garage, and every cranny in the house. It was cleaned, repainted, new bedroom carpet, and sparkling in a matter of days. She even planted pansies in the garden to perk up a winter landscape. She also staged the house with furniture, pictures and plants. All this with little instruction from me. When I walked through after she was finished, I was astonished. She then completed all the repairs needed after the house was inspected.
Her fees are reasonable. By the hour for labor and reasonable costs for materials. She knows where to get everything from paint and carpeting to dry wall. She knows the best people for services and repairs.
She saved me worry and anxiety and took care of many things that hadn't even occurred to me. The unexpected money from the sale of the house and its quick sale more than covered her fees. I don't see how I could possibly have made this complicated and traumatic move without her.

I cannot recommend her enough! I only wish I had done this years ago. I especially appreciated her willingness and importance in recycling whenever possible. She had excellent ideas and comes prepared with organizing tools (ie drawer dividers etc.) as necessary.

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was extremely professional and friendly and helped create a safe space for us to do this. She understood the shame of having these piles and the emotions attached to the process. Without her ability to do this I don't think we would have been open to the process of letting her come into our home. She talks on her web site about "home as sanctuary" and she really helped us move towards this and actually feel positive about the process.
- Laura Z.

This service was both very good and not so good. The best thing is that the pantry looks great and it is exactly what we wanted. The shelves fit exactly and it looks very nice. There were some communication problems. After
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came out to measure the shelves, he emailed a bid. It seemed high to me, although I don't know the typical cost of a service like this. I emailed him to ask if the price included the discount promised on Angies List. I didn't hear from him so I called and left voice mail. After a day or so he called back to say that he hadn't received my email and that the price did include the discount,( although it wasn't shown on the bid or invoice.)I called him to say that we would go ahead with the work. Then I didn't hear anything back. After a few days I called again and he said that I needed to call the office and put half the money down. I did that, and then waited to be called to schedule the work. I didn't hear anything so after a few days I called
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to schedule the work, but he said I needed to do that through the office. I think the office could have gone ahead with the scheduling when I called to make the deposit. It seemed like their communication process was less than it could be.
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and an assistant came out to do the work. They were on time, and the shelves look great. But when they asked me to come and inspect the job, I noticed that they had broken the floor of the pantry. It was only particle board, and it was probably easy to break it trying to fit the shelves in the small space. But they didn't mention it, so either they didn't see it, or were hoping I wouldn't. When I mentioned it,
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measured the floor, and came out the next morning, at the promised time, to replace it. It makes the whole pantry look complete, so we are very happy with the final job. It was just bumpy along the way.
- James G.

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went out of their way to accommodate me, helping me get my house in shape for my son's birthday party. They were able to fit me into their tight schedule. The woman who showed up was on time, extremely energetic and conscientious. She even stayed longer than required, in order to do the job to her own very high standards. I was so impressed and so grateful. I will never use anyone else.
- Ilse D.

IPenelope is the professional organizer extraordinaire and she has changed my life with her careful process of helping me to organize rooms in my home. Not only is she very knowledgeable about what needs to be done, but she is compassionate, patient, and caring without a
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of being judgmental and, best of all, I truly enjoy working with her each time she comes here because she is such a joy. I highly recommend
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- Harriet S.

None of the boxes in that room were packed with like items. Meaning that each box had a mix of items from all over the house. With my permission, she went through all of the boxes and sorted the items with like items. She then helped me to further sort the items so that it was easy to determine where I had excess.

We discussed various agencies to donate items to, to sell items, etc. It was easy for me to then decide what I wanted to do with the excess items as well as items that I was no longer using.

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loaded up the car with my donations each day we met before she left. That made it very easy for me to then drive the stuff to the organization of choice. She also took out all of the recycling and trash. I can see there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

The room that has been unusable for the last 4 years is almost cleared out will be put to use as a family room again. I plan to continue to use her services to help me organize my storage areas in my home so that I can better utilize my space and incorporate my items into my house. With her help, my house is beginning to take on my personality and when I walk in, I feel like it is my home as well. This has energized me to do more in all of the rooms and to continue until I am done.

I wish I had found her years earlier.
- Stacey W.

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arrived exactly when she said she would and immediately took control of the project. I was very overwhelmed and she helped to break the project down into manageable steps to keep us on task. Clearing out so much clutter is a very emotional process.
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has a million tricks for easing the emotional
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of parting with things that you don't really need, use, or want, but feel you should hang onto because of the memories associated with those objects.
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is an organizational super star and I recommend her very highly!
- Chris D.
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Alf Solutions

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