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In the News

Solutions by Scott LLC President and Professional Organizer Scott Roewer is frequently interviewed about professional organization by the print, interactive, and broadcast media. Here are some of the radio programs, articles, web sites and television programs in which he has been featured.

TV & Electronic Media

MSNBCTangled mess? Pull the plug on cord clutter. How to keep the wires in place and your home safe,” Teresa Dumain,, March 2011.

Scott Roewer needs help finding storage for shoesProfessional Organizer Hoards Shoes,” WUSA9, March 7, 2010. WUSA9 speaks with Scott about his charity work for Soles4Souls and how he needs storage space to hold the growing collection of donated shoes.

Time Makeover, a show on the Fine Living channelScott Roewer appears as a Time Management Expert on The Fine Living Network’s program “Time Makeover”.Watch Episode 11Watch Episode 12Watch weekends at 8 PM EST. For viewing information click here.

Five Time Management Tips for Busy FamiliesThe Morning Dilemma: Five Time-Saving Tips For the Morning Rush,” News4 Today, February 26, 2008. NBC’s Megan McGrath interview Time Management Expert, Scott Roewer on tips how to help the Gilbert Family improve their morning routine.

FOX Channel 5Christmas is over. New Year’s Day is done. Now it’s time to clean up from all the celebrations and get organized! Fox 5′s Claudia Coffey and Scott Roewer have some tips to get you started. Scott appeared on three segments on Wednesday, Jaunary 2, 2008 focusing on organizing Christmas Decorations, Closet Organizing, and Organizing Kid’s Playrooms. [Video Clips Coming Soon]

DC Style Magazine“10 Questions with DC-Based Organizer, Scott Roewer”, DC Style Magazine. “Need a trick or two to get your life in order? D.C.’s favorite professional organizer, Scott Roewer is just the guy to take the chaos out of it. With his recent appearance on Fine Living Network’s Time Makeover, Scott dishes his tricks of the trade, about last meal and reveals his exhibitionist streak.”. This article is no longer available online.

MSNBCMoney hiders risk a wealth of woes, Feelings of economic insecurity can lead to cash stashing,” Diane Mapes,, July 13, 2009

The Prudent Advisor, a show on the Retirement Living TV channel“Downsizing Your Home,” The Prudent Advisor, October 18, 2006.

Watch The Video [Click Here] Retirement Living TV’s The Prudent Advisor, Comcast Cable’s Channel 8. Hosted by John Palmer,

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Daily CandyPresidential Suite, Daily Candy, July 17, 2006.

Real Simple MagazineLaunch of Real Simple Television – an evening of Life Made Easier. Solutions by Scott represented Real Simple and WETA TV 26 as a ‘personal organizing expert helping eliminate clutter and chaos.’

Daily Café, a show on Retirement Living TV Channel“Babyboomers’ Faced With Selling Their Parent’s Home” [Video Clip Coming Soon] Retirement Living TV’s, Daily Cafe – November 13, 2007

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 1 An overview of the series. Watch out for falling ironing boards!

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 2 Empty your closet, plan ahead, and create your custom closet design.

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 3 Remove the basic shelf-and-pole closet system found in most homes.

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 4 Sort the clutter into piles for keeping, donating, and throwing away.

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 5 Under-bed storage is a great alternative when your closet can’t hold everything.

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 6 Sort your clothes. Use good hangers!

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 7 Review the parts and tools you’ll need to install the Container Store’s elfa closet system.

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 8 Install the elfa closet system.

How to Organize Your Closet Like a Pro, Part 9 Place all of the organized clothes and other items back into the closet. Now we have a professionally organized closet!

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Radio Programs

Washington Post Radio (107.7 FM, 1500 AM)Of Consuming Interest, Sunday, February 25, 2007, Washington Post Radio (1500 AM, 107.7 FM). Hosted by WTOP’s Shirley Rooker, of Call for Action. Click Here to Listen.

Hearsay with Cathy Lewis on National Public RadioHearSay With Cathy Lewis, January 23, 2007 WHRV Channel 89.5 FM A popular Hampton Roads, VA call-in radio program. We congratulate Cathy Lewis for the show’s 10 year anniversary. The program is heard every Monday – Thursday at 12 Noon on WHRV 89.5 FM. Click Here to Listen to The Interview.

WTOP (103.5 FM)WTOP Radio Interview- “Surviving Holidays” December 21, 2005 WTOP Radio Interview- “Getting Organized” [ Listen to Part 1 | Listen to Part 2 ] December 29, 2005.

Washington Post Radio (107.7 FM, 1500 AM) Washington Post Radio Interview, December 27, 2006 With Hillary Howard and Friends. Hillary’s program featured a lively discussion with Washington Post reporter Jura Koncius and Professional Organizer Scott Roewer. Click Here to Listen to The Interview.<

American Odyssey, a show on Fairfax Public Radio station WEBRAmerican Odyssey Radio Interview, January 9, 2007. Each week, Host, Heather Taylor explores the American life experience and highlights a variety of voices reflecting contemporary life. The program is heard every Tuesday – 12 noon – 1 PM on WEBR. Click Here to Listen to Our Interview.

Newspaper Articles & Print Publications

BHG Cover January 201125 Ways to Declutter for the New Year,” Berit Thorkelson, Better Homes and Gardens, January 2011.

Making Space“, Emily Leaman, Washingtonian, March 2010.

Closet Smarts“, Storage tricks for your well-loved wardrobe”, Steve George, Fresh Home, Winter 2010.

Woman's DayToo Much Stuff,” Melody Warnick, Woman’s Day, January 2009.

ShopSmartNeat & Cheap,” Martha White, Consumer Reports ShopSmart, February/March 2009.

Chesapeake Home Magazine Cover“Reduce Your Stress, Organize Your Closet,” Jennifer K. Dansicker, Chesapeake Home, May 2008.

Solutions at HomeSmarter Storage, Clear the clutter in closets and beyond with less-mess strategies and solutions,” Tama Swan, Solutions at Home, February 2008.

ExpressArdor for Order: Life as a Professional Organizer,” Ellen Ryan, Express. December, 12, 2007.

The Washington PostClutter Controlled – Bedroom Remade,” Jura Koncius, The Washington Post, August 9, 2007.

The Washington Post“House Calls: Get Organized for Back to School,” The Washington Post, August 9, 2007. View the Before & After Photos of this Teenage Bedroom Makeover!

The Washington PostPick Your Spot – Five Messes You Can Manage,” Belle Elving, Jura Koncius, Annie Groer, Terri Sapienza and Liz Seymour, The Washington Post, January 4, 2007.

The Washington PostGetting Into the Garage:The Makeover Craze Finds a New Place to Park, From Do-It-Yourself to Calling In the Pros,” Denise DiFulco, The Washington Post, May 4, 2006.

The Washington PostGetting Organized,” The Washington Post, May 4, 2006.

The Washington PostKitchens Made to Order: Hot Pads by the Oven, Coffeepot Near the Sink,” Liz Seymour, The Washington Post, October 14, 2004.

The Washington TimesSorting Out The Problem,” Shelley Widhalm, The Washington Times, January 30, 2008.

Baltimore Sun“A Call to Order: The new year is a great time to get organized,” Carl Schoettler, The Baltimore Sun, January 7, 2006 (no longer available online – email us for a copy).

The Christian Science Monitor
“Professional organizers help fight ‘battle of the bulging files,’” Marilyn Gardner, The Christian Science Monitor, March 29, 2005 (no longer available online – email us for a copy).

The Georgetown CurrentOrganization man: Logan Circle-based pro takes his tips to the tube,” Teresa G. Gionis, Georgetown Current, Wednesday, February 6, 2008.

Metro Washington Home Improvement Magazine“Home is Where the Stuff Is – Find a place for everything and everything in its place,” Stephanie Lauritzen, Metro Washington Home Improvement Magazine, May 2008.

Akron Beacon JournalUnclutter Bedroom for Less Stress,” Mary Beth Breckenridge, Akron Beacon Journal, August 1, 2009.

News Magazines

Metro Weekly Cover October 14, 2010Everything in Its Place,” Sean Bugg, Metro Weekly, October 14, 2010.

Metro WeeklyAct II One In Ten’s Makeover Covers Color, Construction and Comfort“, Will O’Bryan, Metro Weekly, June 5, 2008.

Bottom Line/Personal“Secrets to Getting and Staying Organized: From America’s Top Experts,” Bottom Line/Personal, Volume 28 Number 3, February 1, 2007.

Metro WeeklyA 2007 Resolution You Can Save On“, Metro Weekly, January 4, 2007. Logan Hardware promoted their 2007 elfa® sale and interviewed Solutions by Scott to provide some tips on how to manage bulging closet, exploding pantries, and cluttered offices.

Washington Blade20 Questions for Scott Roewer“, The Washington Blade, March 21, 2008.

Metro Weekly“An Orderly New Year,” Metro Weekly, December 29, 2005.

Additional Media Quotes and Appearances

Time-Saving Tips for Parents,” Rosana Vollmerhausen,, March 5, 2009.

Deseret NewsDeclutter Your Bedroom Into A Peaceful Sanctuary,” Deseret News, August 6, 2009.

Clobbering the Clutter: Getting Organized with Scott Roewer,”, March 18, 2009.

ABC Channel 30 in HDGetting Your Home Office Organized,”, Feb 5, 2009.

RubbermaidResidential Resolutions: This year, make that list of attainable goals apply to your home,”, December 2008.

RubbermaidRubbermaid — Adventures in Organizing: Q & A With A Professional Organizer — Scott Roewer,”, November 14, 2008.

“Back To School Checklist,” The Ledger, August 18, 2007.

Centre Daily TimesDeclutter Your Bedroom Into A Peaceful Sanctuary,” Centre Daily Times, August 5, 2009.

“A Place For Everything May Keep The Peace,” HeraldNet, August 28, 2007.

Just a Guy ThingOrganize Your Bedroom and Feel Better,” August 4, 2009.

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Indiana, December 26, 2004.

HeraldDeclutter Your Bedroom Into A Peaceful Sanctuary,” Rock Hill Herald, August 5, 2009.

Cleaning Can Be Fun, How to get your kids to help with the housework,” Melissa Chapman-Mushnick, SheKnows®, March 2009.

Start small to organize your home,” Arizona Republic, January 13, 2007.

Kitchens Made to Order,” San Francisco Chronicle, November 10, 2004.

Seeing clearly now: This year, cut the clutter,” San Diego Union Tribune, January 14, 2007.

Kitchens made to order,” Seattle Times, November 28, 2004.

Necessities For Busy Moms, 10 Must-haves for the busy mom’s kitchen,” Melissa Chapman-Mushnick, SheKnows®, March 2009.

“Annoying Messes You Can Banish This Year,” The Ithaca Journal, February 16, 2007.

Declutter Your Bedroom Into A Peaceful Sanctuary,” Ledger Enquirer, August 5, 2009.

On The House,” Nancy Schoeffler, The Hartford Courant, March 6, 2009.

Organize your home – and your life – with these easy tips,” The Arizona Daily Sun, January 7, 2007.

“Organizing From the Top to Bottom,” The Slate Journal, January 6, 2007.

“Winning The Clutter War,” News-Sentinel, January 12, 2007.

News-and-ObserverDeclutter Your Bedroom Into A Peaceful Sanctuary,” The News & Observer, August 6, 2009.

Pare down, think smart for ’07,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 11, 2007.

Reclaim your space,” Gulf News, February 16, 2007.

It’s not too little space, it’s too much stuff,” Quad-City Times, January 14, 2007 It’s Too Much Stuff.

Kitchen too small?,” Mail Tribune, January 11, 2007.

Idaho StatesmanDeclutter Your Bedroom Into A Peaceful Sanctuary,” The Idaho Statesman, August 5, 2009.

“It’s not too little storage space; it’s too much stuff,” The Commercial Appeal, January 19, 2007 Memphis, TN.

Five Annoying Messes You Don’t Have to Put Up With Anymore,” The Glenwood Springs Post Independent, February 16, 2007.

Almost too hot to sleep,”, January 4, 2007.

SunHeraldDeclutter Your Bedroom Into A Peaceful Sanctuary,” The Sun Herald, August 5, 2009.

Providence Journal

The Cincinnati Post

Tri-city HeraldDeclutter Your Bedroom Into A Peaceful Sanctuary,” Tri-City Herald, August 5, 2009.