Organizing, Redesign & Staging

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Hmm, Interesting Factoids

From NAPO, 2006

A 2003 study claimed getting rid of clutter eliminates 40 percent of housework in an average home. Eighty percent of the clutter in most homes is a result of disorganization, not lack of space.

In 2001, U.S. employees wasted more than 2 hours a week finding, sharing and storing documents.

According to a study conducted by a Boston marketing firm in 2004, the average American burns 55 minutes a day -- roughly 12 weeks a year -- looking for things they know they own but can't find.

IKEA did a 2001 survey of customers in which 31% reported they were more satisfied after clearing out their closets than they were after sex.