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9 Amazingly Simple Ideas to Create an Accessible Closet for Someone in a Wheelchair (or with Limited Mobility)

Amazingly Simple Ideas to creat an accessible closet for someone in a wheelchair | Innovate Home Org | Columbus, Ohio | #HomeOrganization #ClosetStorage #WheelchairFriendly
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I wonder why I decided to writhe this article about accessible closet design? Maybe it’s because:

  • (A) I’ve watched my able-bodied Father in Law ultimately need a wheelchair. Now my Mother in Law struggles with a walker. I ask myself, “Will these mobility devices be in my future?”

 

  • (B) I’ve got a dear friend – Rosemarie Rossetti – who 20 years ago was crushed (and her back cracked) when a 3-ton tree fell on her on a summer bike ride through…

What matters most in a closet design – fashion or function?

What Matters most in a Closet Design - Fashion or Function | Innovate Home Org | #ClosetDesign #WalkInCloset #DreamCloset
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Do you swoon with envy over the drool-worthy images on Houzz and Pinterest of dreamy custom closets? A place where jewelry, shoes, handbags all have their place and are proudly on display (check out Kim Kardashian’s converted guest bedroom into a glam-closet below).

Maybe you’d love a closet which makes you feel as excited as walking through Nordstrom’s eyeing those glamorous pair of Jimmy Choo’s.

The drool-worthy closet is fun to think about,…

7 Simple Tips for Downsizing Your Home as an Empty Nester

7 Simple Tips for Downsizing Your Home as an Empty Nester | Innovate Home Org | #EmptyNester #Downsizing #ColumbusDownsizing
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You knew the moment would come. You just dropped your last child - ‘Daddy’s little’ girl’ - off at college. You’ve officially become an empty nester. Now you and Bill have your Upper Arlington home with 4 bedrooms, a fire pit, a hot tub and large yard all to yourselves.

You’re supposed to be jumping for joy.

You feel more like crying.

There will be no more cheer practices, band recitals, or field hockey games to attend. You’re faced with THE…

7 Sizzling Hot Design Trends to Ramp up Your Storage Spaces in 2018

7 sizzling hot design trends to ramp up your storage spaces in 2018 | Innovate Home Org | #storagetrends #closetdesign #closetstorage
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There are situations where I wish I could go back to the days when I was growing up. Visiting Grandma’s house for a fresh Italian meal is one of them. The smell of garlic bread with fresh parsley flakes or her famous pizza (with the thick crust, diced up tomatoes, and small bits of anchovies - yes, I know some of you are grossed out about that) baking in the oven. If I could only get another slice of it today.

However, there are other aspects…

The 10 Commandments of Closet Organizing Success

The 10 Commandments of Closet Organizing Success | Innovate Home Org | #ClosetDesign #OrganizingCloset #SpringCleaning
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Is your closet SO messy you think you need a dose of divine intervention to tame the clutter?

Your clothes are packed in as tight as Buckeye fans enjoying another victory over the team up North at “The Shoe.”

Your shoes are a disheveled mix buried under hanging clothes – lurking in the dark depths of your closet.

Your sweaters resemble the ‘leaning tower of Pisa.’ They’re stacked at the top of your closet in near impossible-to-retrieve…

Should Closets Be An Afterthought In New Custom Homes?

Should Closets be an Afterthought in New Custom Homes | Innovate Home Org | Columbus Closets
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Every year I attend the Columbus Parade of Homes where builders and designers show off the latest new products and interior design trends. What continues to blow me away is how I see $700,000 to over $1 million-dollar homes using cheap wire, or un-adjustable white painted pressed wood closet ‘systems’ (I use this in quotation marks because they’re not much of a system).

As an owner of a closet company (no – I’m not Jay with Pritchett’s…