Transitioning from Childhood

Carolyn did a great job working with my teen on a project to clean out her room and get it ready for high school. She still had a lot of her childhood things which they went through methodically and sorted into donation, store, and throw out piles. It was a pleasant surprise that she took the donation items away with her. She was a great communicator, on time, and had a good rapport with my teen daughter.

Jennifer S. San Francisco, Bernal Heights

Closet Relief

What a pleasure to look in my closets and actually see what is there!  And to actually be able to walk into the walk-in closets. . .  and find it all looking so good!

Jeri P. San Francisco, Nob Hill

Saying Goodbye

You have been so wonderfully helpful in this packing, organizing and moving process.

Gianna S. San Francisco, Castro

“Do You Really Need this?”

My home office was cluttered with years of unattended personal and work-related papers, files and stuff, and Carolyn was an amazing assist in getting it all organized. She thinned out all my files (about 10 recycling bins worth of paper) by asking the great question, “Do you really need this? Now, all my files are color coded, labeled, and alphabetized. My drawers are in order and I can find what I need when I need it. I now feel lighter, less burdened, more organized and in control in my own office. And she is a great listener and conversationalist as well.

— Steven H. Corte Madera

Virtual Organizing

Carolyn at Unencumbered is a wonderful support when it comes to organization and clearing out the clutter. Even in this time of social distancing, or especially because I live in Denver and she is in San Francisco, she takes the time to understand my unique clutter and organizational challenges, and works with me to help me take control of my spaces and eliminate clutter and chaos. We have had regular video chat coaching sessions and each time she celebrates the progress and advises on how to best tackle the next challenge.  She is always supportive and never judgmental, and I have accomplished more in a few short weeks working with her than in all the years of having it on my To-Do list.

— Maureen P. Denver, Colorado

Gets The job done

I highly recommend Carolyn! My goal was to get my paperwork organized so I could prepare my taxes. Carolyn was non-judgemental about my full year’s worth of mail. We tackled the project easily. Carolyn rolls up her sleeves and gets the job done. I am no longer stressed out about the paper piles. Overall, working with Carolyn made me feel more calm and less stressed! 

— Jeanne M. San Francisco, Midland Terrace

Firm but Kind

I have read Marie Kondo—too extreme for my years of “collecting.” I needed someone by my side or at least in the same room. Carolyn was persuasive, firm but kind when I just couldn’t let go of family memorabilia or clothes from another era. We accomplished much more than I would have been able to do on my own. She was great at pointing out why duplicates could be given a new home elsewhere. I will definitely use her services again.

— Judy P. San Francisco, Jordan Park

Highly Recommend

Carolyn Honig is an awesome organizer, downsizer, and all around excellent woman to help pull a Move or reorganize a desk, kitchen, office, closet…She’s a native San Franciscan so she knows the ropes. I highly recommend her to the community and beyond.

— Deborah S. San Francisco, Laurel Heights

Organizing Help

I had Carolyn Honig at my house to help me organize after back surgery. She is a dynamo and gets things done but in a very gentle and pleasant way. She really helped me to get stuff in boxes to DONATE, GIVE TO FRIENDS, and TOSS IN RECYCLE or LANDFILL. Made the process much easier than it was with family members! Contact her for sure if you want help without stress.

— Dorothy W. San Francisco, NOPA

House Improvement/Organizer

My amazing sister has been helping friends and family organize their homes (closets, files, pantries, etc.) for some time. I have found her support and guidance invaluable.

She is now ready to help others, too. Carolyn is reliable, patient, efficient, and an excellent problem solver. She saved me especially over the past year and a half while I’ve been going through many transitions in my life. Reach out to her to set up a consult.

— Sara P. San Francisco, Pacific Heights