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Posts in the ‘Closets’ Category

6 Slick Shelving Ideas to Add Pizzazz and Function

6 Slick Shelving Ideas to Add Pizzazz and Function
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Why does shelving seem like the red-haired stepchild in the design of dens, closets and rec rooms? Is it because potential new homeowners don’t pay attention to these details until they notice how the shelves actually work (or don’t work) on a daily basis?

The reality is you and I really NEED our shelves today! If we look at our closets and check out a bit of history we’d find the average woman had 36 pieces of clothing in 1930 and today this…

7 Cool Space Saving Organizing Tips from a Luxury Tiny Home

7 space saving organization tips from a luxury tiny home
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Are you as fascinated by the tiny home shows on TV as I am? Doesn’t it look like a ton of fun (and less stress) to lead a simpler life with less bills to pay and rooms to clean? Like most realities tiny home living isn’t the end all/be all.  Even if you’re not adventuresome enough to discard most of your belongings or live “off the grid” you can learn a lot about organizing from these homes.

Recently one of the divisions of our parent company…

5 Critical Tips to Super-Charge Hanging Space in your Closet

5 tips hanging space in a custom closet
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If you look at most closets the largest amount of space is allocated to hanging (vs. shelves and drawers). With so much area set aside for this purpose why is it so many closets have clothes which are all smooshed together? I don’t know about you but for me and my wife our formerly overstuffed closet was a source of wasted time and stress on a daily basis!

The challenge is how can you use your hanging space most effectively – whether you have…

7 Powerful Reasons to Ditch a Builders Grade Closet in Your New Home

7 reasons to ditch a builders grade closet with a custom closet Columbus
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I recently got a call from a homeowner in Powell Ohio who said to me, “Mike – there is NO WAY I’m putting in cheap wire closets in my new home,” and this was before her Columbus builder even started to dig the foundation!

Looking at this comment you have to wonder what is so bad about the “standard” closets most production and custom builders use. Many of these same builders are adding cool storage features in entryways and kitchens so why…

3 Simple Questions to Design a Custom Closet

3 simple questions to design a custom closet
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Custom closet design can seem like an amazingly complex process. Whether you live in the suburbs of Columbus, the cool downtown section of Tremont in Cleveland or anywhere in the country the questions for custom closet designs are the same. What is the right amount of hanging space? Would this garment or piece of jewelry be better hung up or stored away in a drawer? Should this sweater or t-shirt be put into neat piles (or hopefully neat…

5 Awesome Low Budget Ideas to Organize Your Closet

5 low budget ideas to organize your closet
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Wouldn’t it be cool if you woke up from your dreams and magically had the beautiful luxurious chandelier inspired closet to the stars (like Kloe Kardashian,  Mariah Carey or Ellen DeGeneres). Check out one of these cool closets below:

custom celebrity closet with a chandelier

While it’s fun to aspire to one of these fabulous and spacious walk in closets – this may not be your reality today (sorry to splash that cold water on you!).

Although today’s budget may not allow you to afford…