I spend a fair bit of time helping people get started on the way to their vision of their home.    Sometimes this is very difficult and usually due to clutter. I remember one house that had piles of clothes everywhere. The circular staircase led to a large second floor landing off which the bedrooms opened.  On the landing was a small path around the  3 foot high pile of clothes.  The piles continued into the daughters bedroom; the walls were covered with posters hung with scotch tape; the room was crammed with furniture and  every drawer was hanging open. It didn’t smell very pleasant either. The client wanted help picking a new paint color for the walls and seemed completely oblivious to the fact that the walls were almost totally hidden by the furniture and clutter. I was new to the business then so I just did READ MORE