Storage Room

How To Organize: Storage Room

Time Frame: 8 labor hrs

Most Common Assignment: 4 hrs with 2 organizers / 2.66 hrs with 3 organizers

Step 1 Meet Client/Get Started

Time Frame: 15 minutes (30 min total)

  1. Meet client
  2. Walk into space
  3. Ask client if they have any special requests
  4. Ask client questions to identify any obvious donations, trash and items that should go to other areas of the home, if any
  5. Send client away so we can get to work
  6. Bring containers and bins inside

Step 2

Time Frame: 120 minutes (4 hrs total)

  1. Separate items into 3 categories based on client needs
  • Donate
  • These items should go in a pile for client to approve in step 3
  • Update the Eight Days Organization group text on the items that need donated for planning purposes
  • Trash
  • These items should go in a separate pile for client to approve in step 3
  • Update the Eight Days Organization group text on the items that are for trash / haul away for planning purposes
  • Sort/Organize
  • Shelving is put together, if applicable
  • Items start to be organized into existing or new storage totes and on shelving

Step 3

Time Frame: 5 minutes (10 min total)

  1. Send the office photo updates on project

Step 4

Time Frame: 15 minutes (30 min total)

  1. Discussion with client half through project
  • Get approval from client before items are loaded to take to donation or trash
  • Ask client additional questions to identify any remaining trash / donate / keep
  • Ensure client is happy with progress thus far

Step 5

Time Frame: 10 minutes (20 min total)

  1. Load all donations and trash that has been approved up into garage / on driveway / into Eight Days vehicle
  • This allows for easy pickup by the Eight Days Office based on the game plan decided upon in Step 2
  • Alternatively, this is sometimes loaded into your vehicles based on the game plan decided upon in Step 2

Step 6

Time Frame: 60 minutes (2 hrs total)

  1. Continue to Sort/Organize
  • Finish organizing items into existing or new storage totes
  • Totes are organized on shelving
  • Other items are organized on shelving
  • Totes are labeled with custom label maker with clear, specific categories

Step 7

Time Frame: 15 minutes (30 min total)

  1. Finish anything up that is needed
  1. Capture after photos and video content / send to the office
  2. Return the final items to space after photos and videos are done
  3. Clean up the space and return any items to other parts of the house where needed
  4. Walk the client through their new space if they are home
  5. Lock up the home (if needed) and clock out