What to expect

APDO members offer a wide variety of services including: home and office decluttering; preparation for moving, downsizing and selling property; home styling and design; organising and storage solutions; time management; and more.


Business profiles

Click through from each APDO business profile to the website and social media links of individual organisers. Check out their background, areas of expertise and general approach. Finding the right organiser for you is a personal choice so it's probably useful to speak or meet up before you start working together.

Terms and conditions

The terms and conditions of individual organisers explain what they can and can't do to help you. For example, moving items, cleaning, and disposal of your unwanted belongings. It's also worth clarifying payment terms and cancellation policy. Feel free to ask any questions or raise any concerns.


There is no standard rate for professional organising so fees will vary according to several factors, including experience, specific expertise. Some organisers charge on an hourly basis; others offer session rates or project fees. Do check if fees include travel time/expenses or follow-up advice.

Professional services

APDO members are required to register with HMRC, hold full insurance and also to register for data protection. Book an APDO member and you can expect a professional, courteous and confidential service that complies with our Code of Ethics.

Length of APDO Membership

Organisers who have belonged to APDO for either 5 or 10 years are entitled to display a special icon on their business listing and website.

About APDO

APDO Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers represents the UK decluttering and organising industry. Founded in 2004, APDO provides a business directory of accredited experts as well as information and training for professionals.

Find an organiser

APDO has professional declutterers and organisers based all over the UK. Use our geographical search to find members near you. Check out their business profile and the services they offer to choose the organiser who will best suit your needs.


"Using a professional organiser to declutter and reorganise my home is the best money I have ever spent. I was nervous about having someone in my home but knowing they belong to a professional association made all the difference.”


“It was so easy to find a range of professional organisers who live close by through the APDO website. I was able to find someone that fits the bill perfectly.”


“I had no idea that such a thing as a declutterer existed, never mind that there are hundreds of them all over the UK. What a fantastic service!"

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