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Professional organizers on Steve Harvey show hoarder

Chaos to Order was asked back for a second appearance on the Steve Harvey show to help another messy husband get organized.

Professional organizers on Steve Harvey show hoarder

A husband’s messy home business is creating problems in his marriage. When his wife asks Steve Harvey for help, Steve calls upon the expert organizers at Chaos to Order to help bring organization to this couple’s house.

Watch the dramatic before and after photos when Chaos to Order’s organizers transform a disorganized basement and office into a productive, money-generating business.

Better Homes and Gardens
Chicago Public Schools
Monica helps a couple organize their small apartment and maximize their living space
Chaos to Order helps 4th graders at Rogers Elementary get organized for National Clean Off Your Desk Day

Chaos to Order revamp’s Tom Skilling’s office for National Clean Off Your Desk Day

ABC 7 Chicago

Chaos to Order helps ABC 7′s Tracy Butler organize her desk and office

CBS 2 Chicago

Chaos to Order organizes the desk and office of Mary Ann Childers at CBS 2 Chicago

CBS 2 Chicago

Holiday organizing tips to keep your decorations in order

Fox News Chicago

“Mess Masters” shows how Chaos to Order is the affordable option to getting organized

Oprah Winfrey Show

“Chaos to Order, what a great business!”
– Oprah Winfrey

Professional organizers on Oprah
Cancer Today Magazine





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INC Well NBC 5 Chicago


Monica Friel is a regular contributor to the NBC 5 Chicago how-to blog for businesses, Ink.Well

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune – A call to order, Organizing your desk clears way to productivity

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Chicago Tribune – Chaos To Order gets customers out of messy situations

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times Splash Magazine: Spring Cleaning With Style

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Chicago Sun-Times – Professional Organization


Crain's Chicago Business 60

Crain’s Chicago Business – Organizing addicts make a pastime of being neat



HGTV – Garage Organization Ideas


Right @ Home SC Johnson

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Real Simple Magazine

Real Simple – To Do: Fall in Love
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Fox Business

Fox Business – Hoarders: Buried in Debt


National Association of Professional Organizers NAPO

Growing From One Woman to One Great Business


Sterilite Corporation Blog

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Back to school — organized


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Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools – Professionals help students order their desks and lockers


Lemont Patch

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Style Chicago

Style Chicago – Organize Your Home & Office: Monica Friel, Chaos to Order



MSN Money – Worst-case scenario: no job, no money


All Parenting Magazine She Knows

all Parenting – How to set up a homework space for your kids


Chicago Journal

Chicago Journal – Everything in its place


Chicago Parent

Chicago Parent – The best of both worlds

Chicago Parent – Kids and clutter
Family life doesn’t have to be so messy


Kane County Chronicle

Kane County Chronicle – Organize your home office to fit individual needs


Chicago Free Press

Chicago Free Press – Clean Sweep


Fox Valley Sun

Fox Valley Sun – Working mom gets organized


Naperville Sun

Naperville Sun – Getting organized is a matter of letting go


The Network Journal

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Advantages Magazine

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U Express

UExpress – Take Control of Paper Clutter Before Selling Your Home


Vitals Woman

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Chicago Life Magazine

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New Business Opportunities

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