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15 Do’s and Don’ts to Make Your Small Closet Live Larger

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If your small closet is an unmitigated (as opposed to a mitigated) disaster, please raise your hand?

You’ve wondered why they designed your home with such tiny walk in and reach in closets. You’ve thought, is there ANYTHING I can do to gain control of the jumbled mess?

And while you’ve read a ton of ‘small closet idea’ articles, so many of them give ideas to add storage OUTSIDE the closet – not what you can do to maximize the INSIDE of…

11 Features You Need to Take the Stress Out of Your Messy Closet

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OK – here’s a statistic which may seem funny or a bit sexist, depending on your perspective.

According to a study done by IKEA, women with shoe racks are 7 times more likely than women without shoe racks to be on time for work.

For some people reading this, you’ll chuckle. For others you may want to punch those sexist idiots conducting this study in the face.

However, no matter what your opinion about this study is, here’s one fact I’ll…

21 Do’s and Don’ts You Need to Know to Gain Storage (and eliminate mistakes) in a Small Walk in Closet

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So, your small walk-in closet is a DISASTER! Join the crowd.

As an owner and designer of custom closets in Columbus Ohio I’ve seen  thousands of closets and I get the same comment from people BEFORE I step into their closet. They’ll say ……

“Mike, sorry about this closet. It’s such a mess.”

I tell them there’s no need to apologize. Most closets are D.O.A. (Dead on Arrival) before you even put one stitch of clothing inside them. They’ve been…

How to Compare a Wood to a Laminate Mudroom (9 Critical Factors You Need to Know)

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If there’s one thing Winter is good for (and from this next statement you’ll know I’m NOT a big fan of snow), it proves how large much ‘yuckiness’ (and yes, that’s a technical term) can come into your home. It also proves how this season can blow up the organization you’re ‘attempting’ to create in your mudroom.

Boots are tracking in snow, dirt, and ice.   

Heavy coats, scarves, and mittens are littered on the floor or putting a strain on your…

7 Essential Factors to Determine if its Best to Buy a Wire or Laminate Closet System

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I’ll admit right up front I lead a closet design and installation business which DOES NOT sell wire closets, but we do sell laminate systems. And most closets we replace are builders-grade (and I don’t say this as a term to be proud of) ‘fixed’ wire closets. The owners of these ‘fancy-schmancy’ (sarcasm intended) systems are often desperate to ditch them.

And while there’s a lot to gripe about with wire closets, not all are wire systems are…

The mathematics behind a stylish (and cost effective) walk in closet.

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Ok, I’d be willing to bet A LOT of money when you look at a walk-in closet you LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, math IS NOT the first word which comes to your mind (unless you’re worrying about how much it’s going to cost).

But what many people don’t realize is ‘doing the math’ is essential to a better closet design. Here’s why:

  • Smart math (and closet sizing) makes a sharper closet.
  • Smart math saves money.
  • Smart math eliminates the frustration of a closet which…