New Delhi, Jan. 4 -- If you have a home like mine-where wardrobes perennially burst at the seams and no amount of storage space ever seems enough-it would take nothing short of a spell to locate things. While you could exercise a Harry Potter summoning charm (Accio, anyone?), a far simpler option exists these days. You can dial a professional home organizer and entrust your apartment, and your mess, to them. They will then set out to bust the clutter ghosts hiding in your house.

Last week, I accompanied one such clutter-buster to her client's home in Mumbai. Rohini Rajagopalan, a mother and a former marketing professional, launched Organise with Ease with the awareness that "Indians love excess". Since she set up her service a little mor...