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Family members should not feel obligated to handle Mom or Dad's whole move

Moms Move To Do List

 

 

Moving an aging parent out of their existing home they have lived in for years is a daunting task. Usually one of the adult children take the lead and the task is not only overwhelming for the adult child but for the parent as well.

 

Is your "to do" list looking like this above? Let Complete Relocation Solutions relieve the taxing duties of packing, sorting, selling unwanted household items and making arrangements for the move start to finish. What the parent needs help with is decision making on listing the home, where to live, finacial and medical arrangements and more, this is the area where a family member has it's greatest impact. The adult child can be very helpful and comforting to the parent with assistance on these life changing decisions. Allow  your professional move manager to take care of the rest.

 

Rita Woll, Complete Relocation Solutions

 

 

What are the advantages of hiring a move manager and professional organizer?

closet organizing 2 New York city aptWhile it is winter time outdoors, it’s a good time to tackle some of those indoor household projects you just didn’t accomplish because…..takes too much time, didn’t want to, needed an extra pair of hands to help, or it’s just too overwhelming so I’ll procrastinate.

Our services can help….

  1. Sorting, organizing, de-cluttering through drawers, closets, cabinets, basements or the garage. Creating space, removing unnecessary items don’t use or need. Assistance or an extra pair of hands to re-organize, discard, donate, re-purpose, re-cycle or sell. Utilizing a professional can set you move forward on accomplishing your task and helping you make decisions on item
  2. Household clean outs. A loved one passed away either recently or years ago and the home still sits as they left it.  The family or the estate is paying property tax, utilities, and since it is cold weather a chance for frozen pipes. We can assist the family either locally or out of state in shipping items to the family, shredding old documents to protect identity theft, and then selling the items in the home the family doesn’t want.
  3. Home Staging. Preparing the home to be sold by the first few prospective buyers who walk in your door. Creating open space and utilizing the clients  own furniture and minimizing the décor. Being cost conscience that the client doesn’t have to pay to rent furniture. When  we leave the home it is ready for active showings to prospective buyers. Every home we have staged has sold in 2 to 62 days.
  4. Photos, VHS, Slides Digitizing – Preserving memories for life. Creating more shelf space and preserving VHS tapes and photos from fading. We can teach you how to assemble photos for digitizing and call us to send them out or we can help you.

Benefits of using a professional move manager and organizer: YOUR PROJECT JUST GETS COMPLETED IN A TIMELY MANNER. We have the resources, years of experience and the leadership to exceute your project no matter how small or big.

 

Rita Woll

Organizing indoor projects during the cold winter season

  

January and February are great months to get “organized” indoors. Since the weather is cold in most of the country, it allows you time to get to those projects that have been on your list.

  

Digitizing Photos, Slides, VHS tapes

• Do you have shoe boxes, plastic tubs and albums full of photos? Create more space in your closets by reducing the bulk of tubs and albums and place those photos onto a DVD. One DVD can hold about 1,800 to 2,100 images.

• Remove photos from albums and arrange by 3 x 5, 4 x 6, 5 x 7 and 8 x10. Once you get a stack of about 1 ½ inches high rubber band them vertically and horizontally.

• Take pictures out of frames and donate the albums and frames.

• Slides take them out of the carousel and rubber band about a 2 inch stack. Recycle the carousel and cardboard case.

• Complete Relocation Solutions can have your photos, slides, VHS tapes digitized. Ask us about it.

 

check out Better Homes and Gardens on their ideas: click on link http://www.bhg.com/decorating/storage/organization-basics/how-to-organize-photos/

Garage

• If you cannot park your car in the garage this season, it might be a good reason to organize the garage.

• Shelving can create a lot of space to put tools, paint, garden and yard equipment, shoes and boots.

• Hanging items from the ceiling creates space on the floor. Consider hanging bikes, folding chairs, leaf blowers from bike “type” hooks. Arrange all hanging so you don’t hit your head on the items. Consider back of garage in the middle.

• Use the walls of the garage to hang items such as: rakes, brooms, shovels, folding tables, recycling cloth bags, bungie cords, umbrellas, just to name a few.

• There is shelving that you can pull your car hood up to and under the shelving with shelves above if you truly need garage shelving space.

Life Documents

• As we have finished 2015 and preparing for tax season in April, one should shred all old documents from 2007 and older. • In a 3 ring binder one should compile all your personal information in case you get sick, in an accident and your spouse or loved ones need access to your records.

• What needs to be in this binder is: list of all medications, pharmacy name and phone number and location, list of doctors names and phone numbers with address and type of doctor, a video from your phone of the contents of your home, what items do you want to go to charity or to family members, of course living will, trust, power of attorney docs for medical and financial, list of insurance companies with policy numbers and agents name and phone number and more.

• Complete Relocation Solutions provides this service for you with your help. Ask us about this service.

Getting organized is time consuming, but when completed a sense of accomplishment. Take a little bit at a time and then reward yourself for accomplishing a chunk of the task. As a professional organizer, I do know how much time the above takes. I’ve personally been organizing my photos to be digitized for 8 months and I am down to my last two albums.

Rita Woll, Move Manager and Professional Organizer

There are several reasons you will need our services:

  • Passing of a family member or friend.
  • Final household clean-outs and gettng the house ready for the real estate market. Act as project manager for home renovations.
  • Home staging for active real estate showings.
  • Moving – Just packing or just unpacking at the new location.
  • Moving or downsizing an aging senior parent to independent, assisted living, or long term care.
  • Want to keep your aging senior parent in their home? "Age in Place". Re-organize and de-clutter. Safety is an issue.
  • Remodeling or Redecorating – packing breakables and clean and polish while unpacking.
  • Just organizing need for an extra pair of hands to help.
  • Divorce or separation.
  • Corporate employee transfers and relocations. No downtime for the employee relocation. Getting settled immediately.
  • Digitzing documents, photos, VHS tapes, slides. Preserving the memories.