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Reviews from On Task Organizing Clients

Grace, Cary, NC

After reading about Nancy’s services in the News & Observer, I immediately called her to see if she could help tackle the messy areas in my home that I never seemed to get around to doing on my own.

In the last few months, I’ve hired Nancy to address 4 areas of my home that were disorganized and causing me stress for literally years!

She has an efficient and professional work process that makes tackling messes logical, easy, and even therapeutic! After our sessions, I would want to walk into the once messy areas (office, garage, changing room, closet) and marvel at how organized they now are. Having an organized home once again can truly make one so much happier!

I have recommended her to friends so they can also benefit from the results of working with an organizer as service oriented as Nancy.

More recently, I had responsibility for moving my parents out of their condo into a care home.

This emotionally draining task that I put off for many weeks was made possible with by calling upon the services of Nancy once again. Thanks for jumpstarting the condo clean-out for my parents.

Cary, NC

Mary, Raleigh, NC

I highly recommend Nancy for all of your organization needs! I am a very unorganized person with a toddler and a newborn at home. Our house was a complete disaster and it was so overwhelming to even know where to begin.  My goal was to have my entire house organized before my maternity leave ended and I had to return to work.  Nancy came in and we did a walk-through of the house and then we sat down she asked me a series of questions to figure out exactly what I needed.  Her approach is very thorough and methodical.  

Over the course of five sessions, she organized our entire house – the master bedroom, my closet, my husband’s closet, our bathroom, the nursery, the music room, the kitchen, the office, the front closet, and the living room.  We purged my closet of clothes that no longer fit or that I no longer wear.  We boxed up my toddler’s clothing that she has outgrown and stored it by size and season. We organized my baby’s newborn to 24m clothing by size so that I can easily pull out the appropriate bin of clothes when he reaches that size.

After each session, Nancy took a car load of donations to the good will for me, and followed up with an email summarizing what we had accomplished during the session, a list of follow-up tasks (e.g. repair coat hooks in closet; add hook in closet for dry cleaning bag; give box of clothes to your sister, etc.), and a list of suggested items to purchase to improve organization (with links to specific items so I could easily click and order on amazon).  She takes measurements of your spaces as she goes so she will tell you exactly what dimensions you need for organizational items. 

Before hiring Nancy, our house was extremely cluttered and cramped and I felt like we didn’t have enough space for all of our belongings.  After Nancy finished, our house is organized and tidy and I realized that we actually have plenty of space, we just needed a better system of organization. Thanks to Nancy, I feel so much more at ease in my own home. I highly recommend her services!

Raleigh, NC

Wendy, Raleigh, NC

Highly recommend On Task Organizing! My art studio had become a storage place and I could no longer create.  I called On Task Organizing and it was the best decision I ever made. No judgement on how my studio became a mess only kind and supportive solutions.

I was kept on task at all times. Nancy made it easy for me to want to keep going. She had amazing ideas to help get me de-clutter and stay that way.  It has been 2 years since she came and my art room is still in the same shape and I cannot be happier.  Next the basement!  Thank you Nancy for being so amazing and helping!

Raleigh, NC

Cyndi, Cary, NC

Nancy is the best! She has changed my life! Helping me sort through years of clutter and sentimental stuff after my husband died we could sell his house when it looked hopeless it ended up looking fantastic. She helped me after I retired and it was so freeing helped me to move on and grow forward. I highly recommend Nancy. She is on task, friendly, non-judgmental, so worth it!

Cary, NC

Kathy, Raleigh, NC

Nancy Haworth certainly helps On Task Organizing live up to its name – in the kindest gentlest, most efficient way possible.

I was so glad I asked for Nancy’s help before a cross-country move. She helped me clean out virtually every space in my house – especially the office and the garage.

I felt that her help was worth every penny I paid. She sets the bar for professionalism in any profession!

She’s energetic and non-judgmental, encouraging and efficient.

She will take your things to Goodwill or pitch giant bagfuls into the garbage or recycling. Best of all, she’s a patient teacher, helping you gain some skills you never had but always wished you did.

Raleigh, NC

Evan, Fuquay-Varina, NC

Nancy at On Task Organizing helped us after we moved into our new home in Fuquay.

We got frustrated with trying to downsize into our kitchen, Nancy tackled that and now everything has its place. She also helped us make room for both our cars in our garage.

Nancy is coming back to help us for more organizing. After each organizing session she takes our donated stuff to Goodwill for us, brings back the receipt and sends us an email suggesting what organizing gizmos we should get!

Fuquay-Varina, NC

Bianca Cary, NC

Nancy helped me tackle the overwhelming task of getting my home ready to go on the market. From start to finish, she kept her promises in a timely fashion.

What I appreciated most was the way she walked through each room of my home, helping me to come up with a plan for decluttering and packing up. While I hired her for just two sessions, I was able to use the plan to finish the remaining decluttering with my family.

If you need to declutter so you can sell your home, do yourself a favor and hire On Task Organizing! My only regret is that I didn’t hire her sooner; my summer might have been less stressful if I’d found her a month earlier.

Cary, NC

Summerlin, Raleigh, NC

Whatever your reason for not calling her yet — go ahead and call her! Nancy is so patient and reasonable. She looks at your space with new and creative eyes.

She moved me past seemingly insurmountable challenges in organizing a lot of stuff in a small space and set me on the path to handling more of the work on my own.

A clothing issue that I had spent hours on was cleared in thirty minutes. She can get you going on (and probably through!) nearly any organizational, space, or clutter challenge.

Raleigh, NC

Rabia, Raleigh, NC

Nancy helped us organize our very messy home. I have a lot of anxiety around organization and she was very kind, patient and non-judgmental and helped us work through each section of our home.

What I liked was that she didn’t make us buy a ton of organizing equipment but instead worked with what we already had. Thanks to her organizing it’s much easier to keep our house tidy and we have experienced a great improvement in our quality of life.

Raleigh, NC

Andrea, Wake Forest, NC

My husband and I just moved into our home, and it is bigger than the last which sounded great! Until I was working in the new kitchen and found that I was constantly walking around, going to opposite ends of the kitchen for simple tools and not working efficiently.

Nancy came in and has revolutionized how I work in my own kitchen, how I store non-essential kitchen appliances, and how I use my pantry. Her work was so impressive that I asked her to come back for another session to work on a utility closet, the garage and we even had time to organize the outside freezer.

I learned that having more space, doesn’t solve all problems and typical “closet/pantry organizers” that cost a lot of money don’t do any good if you aren’t organized beforehand. I highly recommend hiring Nancy to help you get organized.

Wake Forest, NC

Christy, Raleigh, NC

Worth every penny! I love to “start” organizing projects, but lose motivation after about 20 minutes. Nancy never stops moving! So we accomplished many big projects, and now I can ENJOY my spaces instead of avoiding them.

Nancy also has great ideas about putting systems into place, by using what you already have so you don’t have to buy anything new unless you really want to. She’s super friendly and professional – and does not judge the current state of your space.

She’s focused on results, and can provide you with resources for other work you might need completed as well.

Raleigh, NC

K.A., Raleigh, NC

I would highly recommend Nancy and On Task Organizing. In four 3 hour sessions, we were able to accomplish a tremendous amount.

I feel great joy and peace walking in each area that we worked on. She even spent an afternoon with our eleven year old helping her create an organization system for her room. She loved it too and that’s a miracle!

Raleigh, NC

Karen, Chapel Hill, NC

Nancy Haworth is as good as it gets. I first used her services to help me prepare for a down sizing move. Then again to help me set up in my new and much smaller place and just recently to help me organized all of my IRA related paperwork.

She is a professional and possesses a calm but determined manner which encourages you when you want to throw up your hands and say “I quit” Her suggestions and solutions have really worked for me and I haven’t changed a thing. She is well prepared and professional.

The pay off for her services is more than an organized home or business, it’s the peace of mind that comes with workable organization.

Her non judgmental demeanor helps when it comes to getting rid of items that have emotional attachments. I could say more but she is worth every penny I have spent.

Chapel Hill, NC

Alan, Chapel Hill, NC

Nancy has transformed my house and my sense of well-being. I love how easy it is to find things and how tranquil my home feels. It was well worth the time and money.

Chapel Hill, NC

Laura, Raleigh, NC

Nancy came in and helped me unpack our new place so we got to feel at home in just 1 week instead of living out of boxes for months.

She helped us reduce the stuff we had just been carrying from move to move and gave great ideas for getting and keeping our new space organized. Highly recommended!

Raleigh, NC

S.B., Raleigh, NC

Nancy has helped me change my habits to become more tidy, which helps me keep my life in order, and that’s an amazing feeling. I have become an example for my children by showing them how to keep their things in order.

It really feels great that I have control of my mess, unlike before when my mess had control of me, and honestly it made me miserable.

I look forward to coming home laying down on my bed without a bunch of stuff surrounding me. Nancy is amazing, and I’m very thankful for her organizing services!

Raleigh, NC

Cindy, Raleigh, NC

I had an out-of-control craft closet that had gotten so bad I was scared to open the door. Nancy helped tame it so that I *and* my kids could use it effectively and keep it organized.

She then helped me organize a flow system for items coming into and going out of my house, involving several rooms and problem areas.

Her follow-up emails with task lists and shopping lists were very helpful and let me finish up organization projects on my own as I had the time.

I finally know where everything in my house is (or needs to go) and it has brought me so much peace of mind!

Raleigh, NC

Julie, Raleigh, NC

Nancy helped me get my whole house organized in advance of my daughter’s wedding. Her calm, professional, and non-judgmental approach helped me accomplish what I had been unable to do on my own.

I regularly said I would work X number of hours on the house only to either not work that long or to find other (and yes, more fun) things to do. Having Nancy work beside me guaranteed that I would stick to the tasks at hand and could stop at a mutually agreed upon time.

Now I come home to a peaceful home that is way easier to keep organized now that it is organized. And my kids will not be able to call in one of those hoarding television shows!

Raleigh, NC

Judy, Clayton, NC

Nancy Haworth did an outstanding job of organizing my home after moving in. The movers unpacked me, which meant I had piles of stuff everywhere to put away, and Nancy took care of it all. She’s fast and efficient, and worth every penny!

Clayton, NC

Helena, Durham, NC

We originally hired Nancy to help us organize my mom’s house before we packed it up and sold it. She was a God-send! It was a very emotional task and Nancy’s calm and capable spirit really helped to lower my stress. She did an awesome job of reducing decades of treasures and junk into manageable groupings that I could handle.

Skip forward a year, and my husband and I realized that we, having put our lives on hold for my parents for a couple of years, needed to declutter our own neglected home.

Nancy came back to the rescue and helped us sort through tons of paperwork and other junk.

Again, she not only helped us physically sort through stuff but she also helped us deal with the emotional stress of trying to decide what to keep and what to throw out. We highly recommend Nancy – she is highly competent and very easy to work with!

Durham, NC

Marcey Rader, Productivity and Health Consultant, Raleigh, NC

I’m a very organized person but was still able to utilize Nancy for four hours to make my kitchen make more sense and change up a few things in my closet and office. Just goes to show that even an expert can hire an expert and find things to improve!

Marcey Rader
Productivity and Health Consultant, Raleigh, NC

Andrea, Raleigh, NC

Since we live in a 1920’s bungalow where storage and livability have always been an issue. Nancy has enabled us to really and truly enjoy living in our quirky little antique in a way that designers and housekeepers could not provide.

Her ability to quickly tackle even the most complicated and difficult assignments efficiently and professionally has made the world of difference for us in a short amount of time. Definitely the best home-improvement money I’ve ever spent.

Raleigh, NC

Kristen, Chapel Hill, NC

Nancy was a real pleasure to work with and was truly everything I could have hoped for in an organizer. She was patient and really got to know me and how I needed things to be organized so that it would work for me. The time we spent together was always productive and she was willing and able to pick up things or move them when I needed her to.

She takes donations at the end of each session and it was a huge help and made a big impact on our progress.

My study had completely taken over the dining room and two rooms upstairs. We were able to go through everything and set up a functioning study and then we tackled the garage. My house and garage look great!

Chapel Hill, NC

Sarah, Cary, NC

Nancy always arrives promptly and truly keeps the session moving ‘on task’! She leaves the work area tidy and with notes for follow-up. She’s always pleasant and non-judgmental about decisions-she helps you make YOUR decisions. She helps you find solutions that work for you.

Cary, NC

Paul, Cary, NC

Preparing to sell your house for a move is a challenging task. You have to thoroughly commit to paring down and accept the fact that any excess clutter or hints of disorganization will most certainly impede the process of the sale, and at worst, could drive away potential buyers altogether.

Step one was tackling my home office. Enter Nancy Haworth and the rest is organizational history. She has a keen eye for maximizing the potential for your space, listens well, and generously offers suggestions that support you in your vision.

Cary, NC

Olivia, Raleigh, NC

Nancy spoke to a large group of women at our church about how to organize clutter and personal belongings using her experience in organizing many different spaces for clients. We all left encouraged and motivated to improve our own spaces using her simple and effective strategies.

Raleigh, NC

Rock, Raleigh, NC

Nancy Haworth of On Task Organizing has helped me for five years. I have a collection of flotsam and jetsam which gets unruly at times.

Nancy is a cheerful taskmaster who helps clutterbugs straighten their mess out. I feel refreshed, restored and renewed after her visits.She works efficiently and non-judgmentally, which makes her a pleasure to be around.

Raleigh, NC

Leslie Raleigh, NC

Nancy was amazing. Made the move so easy. Truly a gem.

Raleigh, NC

Angela, Morrisville, NC

As my daughter has gotten to late elementary school age, it has gotten more difficult for her to keep her room clean. I knew that it was because she simply had too much stuff in her room that she didn’t use. However, I didn’t have the time or energy to tackle what I felt was an overwhelming project. Nancy from On Task Organizing was extremely helpful for us! She talked with both of us on our goals for the room.

She then worked with me and my daughter to decide what we wanted to keep, donate, or trash. She was very non-judgmental during this process, which I felt was of utmost importance to keep my daughter an engaged and active participant, not resisting the process.

We emphasized to my daughter that she wouldn’t have to get rid of anything that she wanted to keep, and I tried to stay back, and let her work with Nancy, only coming in when she couldn’t decide if she wanted something.

She ended up getting rid of a lot of toys and things from when she was younger. We then were able to organize her remaining items. Nancy also gave tips and ideas to keep organized. The room is so much better now! She is easily able to keep it clean, because everything has a place now. We’re all happy that there is much less stress about her keeping her room clean. Thanks, Nancy!

Morrisville, NC

Margaret, Raleigh, NC

Nancy inspired confidence in our de-cluttering project from the start.

I was amazed at what we accomplished in just two short hours—from a disorganized, end-of-the-day dumping station to a well-labeled, one-stop location for sorting out the materials of day-to-day operations: mail, receipts, change, documents, scribbled notes, sunglasses, etc.

The good thing is the organization has held up—because Nancy had us sort things logically and then labeled the containers, we’ve been able to keep the area as neat as when she left it.

Raleigh, NC

Lynne, New Hill, NC

The laundry room and home office were both a mess. Piles of “stuff” everywhere. Although I kind of knew where things were if I had to put my hands on them, it was getting frustrating.

Nancy came in and helped us get rid of stuff we really didn’t need or weren’t using any more. She was very patient with us and really made us understand how all the clutter was draining us.

New Hill, NC

Nancy C., Cary, NC

Nancy Haworth arrived on the time and she was ready to organize with her equipment. She was thorough and stayed focused. Everything was spotless when she finished. She is kind, motivated and thorough. When she finished, I walked from room to room loving my home even more. It was and still is breathtaking!

Nancy C.
Cary, NC

Kelly H., Raleigh, NC

Nancy definitely helps you to stay “on-task” when it comes to organizing! On the day we planned for our my organizing session, Nancy arrived ready to go to work. We spent a while walking through my house and stopping at all the trouble spots I had: pantry, garage, coat closets, etc.

She took notes as we went along – listening to my frustrations and making suggestions. After we made the grand tour, we focused on my craft room, which is actually only a closet that I’ve crammed all my craft materials into. Nancy planned a systematic approach to taking everything out of the closet, sorting it, sifting through it for anything that could be thrown away, given away, or moved to another room.

She had a label-maker ready to go and we labeled some tubs as soon as we were ready to put things back in the closet. We repurposed a small bookcase that wasn’t being used elsewhere in the house and organized the newly labeled small tubs within it. I can’t believe the difference we made in such a short time.

My craft space really feels like a room now instead of a closet and all of my most frequently used materials and tools are at my fingertips! Nancy’s work didn’t stop there. She actually left with the items we deemed fit to give away and dropped them off at a donation center.

Then, a few days after her visit to my house, she sent me an email listing all of her suggestions for how to better organize my problem areas, complete with links for specific items she recommended. I can’t begin to describe how happy I am with the service Nancy provided. She is a consummate professional and wonderful to work with!

Kelly H.
Raleigh, NC

Liz, Cary, NC

Nancy totally transformed my cluttered office into a lovely space I look forward to using.  I was amazed at how much we accomplished in one visit. 

Her systematic approach made the process efficient and with her guidance, I didn’t get overwhelmed or distracted.  She had simple solutions for how to better organize my things. 

I highly recommend Nancy for anyone who needs to declutter and get organized.

Cary, NC

Mary Jane, Raleigh, NC

It was such a pleasure to work with Nancy! First, she didn’t say, “OMG, how did it get this way?”  She just evaluated and attacked the mess! She kept me ON TASK, giving me the courage to let go of things that just weren’t needed! It was a great. She turned an overwhelming job into a doable one! I learned a lot from her techniques.

Mary Jane
Raleigh, NC

C.M., Durham, NC

This service is nothing short of transformative. Nancy covers all aspects of personal organization and sets you up so that you can maintain your newly organized life (or space) on your own.
What’s more, she is discreet, courteous, kind and professional.
I give On Task Organizing five stars without hesitation! If you are thinking about this service, don’t hesitate to call, you’ll be happy you did.

Durham, NC

Sophia, Raleigh, NC

On Task Organizing is wonderful! I called On Task Organizing because my family had just moved from out of state to a rental house in Raleigh, and it was taking longer than anticipated to unpack. Nancy provided organizing advice and helped me unpack and find places for everything.

At the end of each of our sessions, she took items that I had decided to donate to a local charity. My household is more organized than ever, and as a result, our next move should run more smoothly. I highly recommend this service!

Raleigh, NC

Kelly R., Raleigh, NC

There is nothing Nancy did not think of and even plunged right in along side me with my sorting. She helped me to really get a handle on the junk that was keeping me from enjoying my space. She was not intrusive in any way and was so respectful, that makes a big difference to me. I think a friend or relative cannot be objective enough in some situations. They may even hinder the process if you let them. She listened and helped me in making my office area more user friendly. I have been fortunate in that I have been able to sustain much of the momentum Nancy created with me.

Treat yourself to an essential session or two. Thank goodness organizers like Nancy exist for those of us who find that our stuff has taken over and gotten overwhelming. She will help you tame it! There is no reason to try any other person or business. On Task Organizing is the BEST!

Kelly R.
Raleigh, NC

Emerald, Raleigh, NC

Nancy was amazingly efficient with her use of time. She assessed my space, and quickly created a plan of action. I would definitely use her again, and will recommend her to my friends and family!

Raleigh, NC

Rosalie, Apex, NC

Nancy was extremely professional and helpful.  Her work style is motivating but not overbearing. We worked together during three sessions and accomplished everything I needed to clear and organize the space. I would definitely recommend Nancy for help with your organizing projects!

Apex, NC

G’Zelle, Cary, NC

Hiring Nancy to help me get my place into shape is one of the best ways I’ve spent my money. I can actually walk into my walk in closet, got rid of a bunch of unneeded things by donating to charity, and received so much helpful advice and demonstrations on ways to organize things that just make life easy. If you need someone non-judgmental to help support you as you declutter and get organized, don’t hesitate and hire Nancy.

Cary, NC
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