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Sunday, March 2, 2014

If you think it is costly to get organized, look at what disorganization is costing you.

Statistics Related to Disorganization

84% of recently stressed-out Americans said they worried that their homes were not clean or organized enough. Huffington Post

81% growth in the number of U.S. off-site storage facilities since 2000. Self-Storage Association survey

80% of what we keep we never use. Agency Sales Magazine

80% of papers that are filed are never referenced again. Small Business Administration

80% of the clutter in your home is a result of disorganization, not lack of space. National Soap & Detergent Association

60% of Americans feel they do not have enough time to get everything done. Vital Stats

59% of all Americans say they are too busy. Wall Street Journal

50% of homeowners said they would not invite their friends to their homes because of the clutter. Rubbermaid Survey

42% of homeowners experienced more anxiety when their houses were unorganized or cluttered. Huffington Post

40% of housework is eliminated by getting rid of clutter. National Soap and Detergent Association

40% decrease in worker’s productivity every time they multitask or task-switch. University of Michigan

25% of people with two-car garages don’t have room to park cars inside due to clutter and 32% only have room for one vehicle. U.S. Department of Energy

25% of workers save things in piles rather than files. Taylor Nelson Sofres Intersearch

23% of American adults said they had paid bills late because they could not find the bills. Harris Interactive Survey
23% of parents free time outside of work is spent scheduling and coordinating their children's and family's schedules. Harris Interactive Online Survey of 2010

23% of moms with at least three children had not let them invite friends over because their homes were too cluttered. Rubbermaid Survey

23% of women’s time is spent searching for items they know they have. That’s roughly 12 weeks a year! Real Simple Magazine

Ask yourself, "Can you afford to continue to be disorganized?"

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