Frequently Asked Questions


There are few places in a home that hold more of a man's personal belongings than his closet....Knowing that men have unique needs, here are six closet organization ideas to spruce up a man's space. 
How do you organize clothes in a closet?
  1. Edit your wardrobe. Take a look at your clothes and assess what you wear most, least, or not at all. ...
  2. Decide what to store. ...
  3. Organize hanging garments by type and color. ...
  4. Choose the right hanger. ...
  5. Set up zones. ...
  6. Arrange folded items. ...
  7. Get a garment bag. ...
  8. Deal with dry cleaning.


How do you organize clothes in a closet? 
How do you organize a walk in closet?
Use These Tips to Organize Your Walk-In Closet
  1. Use old shoeboxes to build compartments inside drawers.
  2. Tie scarves, belts around a hanger.
  3. Roll shirts to maximize drawer space.
  4. Use ice cube trays to organize rings and earrings.
  5. Use hooks to create extra storage space for hanging items.
  6. Save wine boxes to store shoes.
Sep 28, 2017


How do you organize a walk in closet? 
How do you organize clothes on shelves?
General Tips
  1. Use ALL available space, but keep it organized.
  2. Keep out-of-season (winter/summer) clothes out of the way.
  3. You're more likely to wear something if you can see it.
  4. Keep 1-2 hooks empty for quick-n-dirty clean up.
  5. Don't forget the backs of deep shelves, and high-up places.
Feb 12, 2014


How do you organize clothes on shelves? 
How do you organize shoes in a small closet?
  1. Keep your shoes off the floor. ...
  2. Avoid storing shoes in wire racks. ...
  3. Sort shoes into categories. ...
  4. Assess whether you need a separate shoe storage solution or not. ...
  5. Use clear shoe boxes with lids. ...
  6. Get some shoe bins. ...
  7. Store fancy heels at the top of your closet. ...
  8. Store flats, sandals, and slip-ons in over-the-door organizers.
Aug 17, 2016


How do you organize shoes in a small closet? 
How do I organize my closet DIY?
Here are a few ways to utilize tension rods for organizing your closet:
  1. Create a shoe rack for high heels, flats and tennis shoes.
  2. Organize your scarves by wrapping them around the tension rod.
  3. Hang your necklaces and bracelets without getting them tangled.
  4. Place your hats on tension rods above your closet shelves.
Jun 27, 2018


How do I organize my closet DIY? 
How do you declutter a closet?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How do you declutter a closet? 
How can I increase hanging space in my closet?
  1. First thing's first: Pare down your clothes inventory. ...
  2. Build extra rod space if your room can handle it. ...
  3. Here's a simpler (but still classy) DIY rack. ...
  4. Loft your bed. ...
  5. Hang multiple garments in one spot with soda can tabs. ...
  6. You can also use chains and s-hooks. ...
  7. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organizers.
May 20, 2013


How can I increase hanging space in my closet? 
How small can a walk in closet be?
Walk-in closets should be a minimum of 4 feet wide by 4 feet deep. With these minimum dimensions, the closet will accommodate shelves and hanging space on one side wall and the back wall.


How small can a walk in closet be? 
What do you do with a walk in closet?
Storage for Walk-in Closets. Having a small walk-in closet in your bedroom can feel like a curse, especially if there is not enough room for all your stuff. From racks to rods, and drawers to bins, the following ideas will help you optimize every square inch of your closet with purposeful storage solutions.Feb 15, 2019


What do you do with a walk in closet? 
How do you organize too many clothes?
  1. Declutter your clothes by category. Flickr/CGPGrey. ...
  2. Empty and clean your closet. ...
  3. Design your ideal closet space. ...
  4. Store your clothes by category. ...
  5. Use coordinating hangers. ...
  6. Stack thick items like denim and sweaters. ...
  7. Roll t-shirts, pajamas, and workout clothes into storage boxes. ...
  8. Store your most used clothes at eye level.
Oct 21, 2016


How do you organize too many clothes? 
How do you organize unused hangers?
Method 1 Using Rubber Bands
  1. Separate your hangers by material. Make separate piles for your wood hangers, metal hangers, plastic hangers, and soft, padded hangers. ...
  2. Organize your hangers in stacks of 10. ...
  3. Wrap a rubber band around each stack to hold the hangers in place. ...
  4. Put the stacks of hangers somewhere for storage.
Mar 29, 2019


How do you organize unused hangers? 
How do you declutter too many clothes?
How to Declutter Your Clothes
  1. Gather all of your clothes together into one spot. ...
  2. Go through each item and ask yourself these questions: ...
  3. Put the clothes that you're keeping back where they belong. ...
  4. Sort the clothes you're getting rid of into piles for selling, donating, and tossing/recycling. ...
  5. Keep your wardrobe decluttered!


How do you declutter too many clothes? 
Do it yourself organize shoes in a small closet?
  1. Store shoes underneath a bedskirt. ...
  2. Hang molding on the walls to create a pretty shoe display. ...
  3. Hang molding near the ceiling of a closet for your non-seasonal shoes. ...
  4. Cover a shoe rack with a curtain. ...
  5. Store them in an ottoman. ...
  6. Repurpose old wine crates.
Apr 11, 2013


Do it yourself organize shoes in a small closet? 
Should I keep shoes in their boxes?
If you're storing shoes that you don't plan on wearing for a month or more, it's best to store them in a box. You can store shoes in their original shoe boxes or use clear plastic containers so you'll be able to see what shoes you've stored. ... You can also use silica gel to keep the materials shoes are made from fresh.Dec 7, 2018


Should I keep shoes in their boxes? 
How do you organize a small closet?
10 Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Closet
  1. Double your available hanging space by adding an extender rod. ...
  2. Store clothes on shelves more efficiently with shelf dividers. ...
  3. Double your shelf space with under shelf baskets. ...
  4. Hooks are your very best friend. ...
  5. Store suitcases in the space above the closet door. ...
  6. Hang things on the inside of the closet door.
Aug 21, 2014


How do you organize a small closet? 
How can I organize my closet for cheap?
7 Genius Ideas For Organizing Your Closet On A Budget
  1. START WITH A BLANK SLATE. Pull out everything out and evaluate. ...
  2. INVEST IN MATCHING HANGERS. Using one type of hanger really makes a closet looked pulled together. ...
  3. ORGANIZE BY CATEGORY, THEN COLOR. ...
  4. CHOOSE CLEAR SHOE DRAWERS. ...
  5. STORE OCCASION ITEMS IN BINS. ...
  6. USE ACCESSORY HOOKS. ...
  7. CREATE A SPACE FOR GARMENT MAINTENANCE.
Apr 23, 2017


How can I organize my closet for cheap? 
How can I organize my closet without buying anything?
How to Organize a Closet
  1. Do a wardrobe cleanse. Go through your clothes and get rid of anything that doesn't fit or that you haven't worn in the past few months. ...
  2. Fold sweaters. ...
  3. Hang with a plan. ...
  4. Color code. ...
  5. Shelf or hang bags. ...
  6. Keep drawers tidy. ...
  7. Design shoe storage to fit your space. ...
  8. Store items under the bed.
Feb 10, 2019


How can I organize my closet without buying anything? 
How can I make the most of my small closet?
13 Tricks That Squeeze Every Inch Out of a Small Closet
  1. 1 Add Storage Under Clothes. Courtesy of Sugar and Charm. ...
  2. 2 Get Creative. Courtesy of Sugar & Charm. ...
  3. 3 Baskets Are Your BFF. Courtesy of Dorsey Designs. ...
  4. 4 Rearrange Your Shoes. ...
  5. 5 Use A Hanging Organizer. ...
  6. 6 Hang Accessories. ...
  7. 7 Use Specialized Hangers. ...
  8. 8 Hang Hooks.
May 7, 2018


How can I make the most of my small closet? 
How do you make yourself get rid of clothes?
10 Tips For Getting Rid Of Clothes When You Find It Difficult To Let Go Of Things
  1. Take Everything Out And Look At Each Item Individually. ...
  2. 2. Make Piles To Stay Organized. ...
  3. Start With The Obvious Stuff. ...
  4. Try Everything You Want To Keep On. ...
  5. Ask Yourself Two Questions About Each Piece. ...
  6. 6. Make A Maybe Box.
Feb 2, 2019


How do you make yourself get rid of clothes? 
How do I clean out my closet?
  1. To begin cleaning out a messy closet take every single thing out of it. ...
  2. When choosing clothes to keep, ask yourself a few vital questions to immediately weed out the weak items. ...
  3. Hang the items you want to keep in your closet neatly so you can see everything you own at a glance.
Nov 9, 2014


How do I clean out my closet? 
How do you remove clutter from clothes?
Most people need to do some of both when it comes to clothing.
  1. Decide What To Get Rid Of. Prepare by arming yourself with three large boxes or garbage bags plus a laundry basket, using a 3-container variation of the Clear the Clutter Strategy. ...
  2. Organize What You Keep. ...
  3. Prevention. ...
  4. Special Situations.


How do you remove clutter from clothes? 
How can I make my closet look bigger?
10 easy hacks that'll make your small closet feel a lot bigger
  1. Invest in a closet organization system to add shelf and hanger space. ...
  2. 2. Make use of awkward spaces purposefully. ...
  3. Use all available space, especially if it's space easily hidden from the main room. ...
  4. Double your hanger space on a budget. ...
  5. 5. Make your things work for the space that you have.
Oct 12, 2017


How can I make my closet look bigger? 
How do I maximize space in my bedroom?
  1. Install shelves along the perimeter of your bedroom walls. ...
  2. Clip binder clips onto your desk and store cords in their arms. ...
  3. Hang a clothes rack in the corner. ...
  4. Use crown molding as a shoe rack. ...
  5. Opt for a headboard with storage. ...
  6. Hang your laundry hamper on the back of your bedroom door. ...
  7. Use your radiator for shelf space.
May 12, 2016


How do I maximize space in my bedroom? 
How do I expand my closet?
Here's an easy way to add space for hanging clothes (or at least clothes that don't require a tall space). Hang a second clothes rod from the upper rod with lightweight chain. Attach the chain to screw eyes directly or use S-hooks or carabiners. Carabiners make adjusting the height of the extra rod a snap.


How do I expand my closet? 
How much room do you need for hanging clothes?
Shelves for folded clothes should be placed around 12 inches apart. 84 inches is considered the minimum height to hold double hanging rods. Blouses and shirts will take up about 1 inch of rod space, pants and skirts around 1 1/4 inches and dresses, jackets and suits about 2 to 3 inches.


How much room do you need for hanging clothes? 
How big should a closet be for an island?
That will give you a small island that is 20” inches deep, ample walking and hanging space. So in order to accommodate at least a small island, you will need a room that is 9.5' by 10.5' feet, and then the larger of an island you wouldlike, the larger the room will need to be.


How big should a closet be for an island? 
How big are walk in closets?
The standard width of a walk in closet can range from 5 to 12 feet or more. This maintains a 3-foot hallway into the closet, even after you store or hang items along the walls. The standard depth of a walk in closet can range from 5 feet (for a square room) to 17 feet (or more for a bonus-room-style closet).Jul 22, 2015


How big are walk in closets? 
How much does it cost for a walk in closet?
An average pro-installed walk-in closet costs about $1,200 to $3,000 or more for materials and installation, but their expertise and experience can help you avoid costly mistakes in the long run. The total cost really depends on the size of your closet and the type of system you choose.


How much does it cost for a walk in closet? 
Are California Closets expensive?
Pricing for California Closets systems begins at $500; typical systems cost $1,500-$5,000 installed. California Closets are available at approximately 100 franchise locations worldwide.May 3, 2017


Are California Closets expensive? 
Are walk in closets a waste of space?
Walk-in closets may bolster images of success and comfort, but having all of that stuff around can take away from creating a haven in your home. ... "The American walk-in closet is an incredible waste of space. It is the biggest waste of space, but people like it," he says, "I'm all for storage, but it should be flexible.


Are walk in closets a waste of space? 
What to Fold and what to hang?
What to hang:
  • Dresses. Slinky silk dresses should be hung on a padded hanger, and lightweight gowns should be hung up by their loops.
  • Blouses. Be sure to keep the top button closed when hanging a button-up to keep the collar intact.
  • Trousers and dress pants. ...
  • Jackets, blazers, and coats. ...
  • Skirts. ...
  • Scarves. ...
  • What to fold:
  • T-shirts.
Apr 13, 2015


What to Fold and what to hang? 
How do you organize your clothes when you have a lot of closets?
General Tips
  1. Use ALL available space, but keep it organized.
  2. Keep out-of-season (winter/summer) clothes out of the way.
  3. You're more likely to wear something if you can see it.
  4. Keep 1-2 hooks empty for quick-n-dirty clean up.
  5. Don't forget the backs of deep shelves, and high-up places.
Feb 12, 2014


How do you organize your clothes when you have a lot of closets? 
How can I declutter my clothes fast?
Quick Tips for Decluttering Clothes
  1. Set Up a Spot for “Donate” and “Sell” Items. ...
  2. Collect Every Item in the Category. ...
  3. Purge Ruthlessly! ...
  4. Put “Keep” Items Back Neatly. ...
  5. Get Rid of Your “Donate” and “Sell” Items Quickly. ...
  6. Give Yourself a Reward! ...
  7. Maintain the Decluttered Closets and Drawers.
May 29, 2018


How can I declutter my clothes fast? 
What is the best way to pack hangers?
Place 10-12 hangers (with nothing hung on them) into each pile. Stack the hangers neatly on top of one another and, if necessary, place rubber bands around the hangers to temporarily hold them in place. Tie each bundle with cable ties or stretch wrap.Mar 29, 2019


What is the best way to pack hangers? 
What do you do with extra hangers?
Thrift stores and donation centers tend to be the first place people think of when they want to get rid of hangers, but not all of them want them.
...
Too many hangers? Send them packing
  1. Donate them to your local dry cleaners. ...
  2. Post them on Albany Freecycle. ...
  3. If you see a need, offer to fill it. ...
  4. Repurpose them.
Dec 1, 2008


What do you do with extra hangers? 
What can you do with plastic hangers?
How to Recycle Plastic Hangers
  • Inspect your old tube-type household hangers for a recycling number. ...
  • Inspect your unwanted retail plastic hangers. ...
  • Make use of TerraCycle to recycle retail hangers. ...
  • Don't obtain excess unwanted plastic hangers. ...
  • Try to give hangers away via FreeCycle or even Craig's List.


What can you do with plastic hangers? 
How do you declutter your wardrobe?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How do you declutter your wardrobe? 
How do you become a minimalist with clothes?
The 20 Essential Items in a Minimalist Closet
  1. Long-sleeved shirts. Three or four.
  2. Sweaters. Keep the sweaters you can wear with tank tops. ...
  3. Two or three casual skirts/dresses. ...
  4. One business appropriate outfit. ...
  5. A little black dress.
  6. Two pairs of exercise capris.
  7. Two pairs of running shorts.
  8. One pair of running shoes.
May 10, 2018


How do you become a minimalist with clothes? 
When should you declutter?
Many begin to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and defeated around the idea of decluttering their homes. That's too bad.
...
10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home
  1. Give yourself 5 solid minutes. ...
  2. Give away one item each day. ...
  3. Fill one trash bag. ...
  4. 5. Make a list. ...
  5. Take the 12-12-12 Challenge. ...
  6. Change your perspective.


When should you declutter? 
How should I organize my shoes in my closet?
  1. Keep your shoes off the floor. ...
  2. Avoid storing shoes in wire racks. ...
  3. Sort shoes into categories. ...
  4. Assess whether you need a separate shoe storage solution or not. ...
  5. Use clear shoe boxes with lids. ...
  6. Get some shoe bins. ...
  7. Store fancy heels at the top of your closet. ...
  8. Store flats, sandals, and slip-ons in over-the-door organizers.
Aug 17, 2016


How should I organize my shoes in my closet? 
How do I organize my closet?
  1. Declutter your clothes by category. Flickr/CGPGrey. ...
  2. Empty and clean your closet. ...
  3. Design your ideal closet space. ...
  4. Store your clothes by category. ...
  5. Use coordinating hangers. ...
  6. Stack thick items like denim and sweaters. ...
  7. Roll t-shirts, pajamas, and workout clothes into storage boxes. ...
  8. Store your most used clothes at eye level.
Oct 21, 2016


How do I organize my closet? 
How do I keep my shoes from dry rotting?
How to make your shoes last longer
  1. Think: quality first. The most effective way of making sure your shoes last longer is to invest in them in the first place.
  2. Protect the soles. ...
  3. Spray with a water protector. ...
  4. Use a wooden shoe tree. ...
  5. Stuff them with newspaper. ...
  6. Keep them in dust bags. ...
  7. Store in a dry place. ...
  8. Rotate your shoes.
Jan 7, 2016


How do I keep my shoes from dry rotting? 
How do I keep my shoes from getting mold in my closet?
Dry the air.
  1. Heat the air in closets by keeping a light bulb burning, if there is one in the closet.
  2. Use a heater, or turn on the furnace if the house is damp.
  3. Use a dehumidifier.
  4. Use chemicals such as Silica gel to absorb moisture. Place on a closet shelf or hang in a cloth bag to absorb moisture.


How do I keep my shoes from getting mold in my closet? 
How do I stop my shoes from cracking?
6 Tips for Cracked Leather Shoe Repair
  1. Use Saddle Soap. One useful tip in repairing leather shoes is to wash them with saddle soap first. ...
  2. Avoid Heat and Air Dry. Avoid applying heat to dry a shoe quickly because the cracks will become more severe. ...
  3. Stuff the Shoe to Maintain its Shape. ...
  4. Use Mink Oil. ...
  5. 5. Make Sure to Have a Proper Color Match. ...
  6. Equal Buffing.


How do I stop my shoes from cracking? 
How do I stop my shoes from peeling?
Never put your shoes on a furnace register or heater to dry. This will shrink the leather, loosen the bonding material and put them at risk for cracking, peeling and discoloration. Keep shoes out of sunlight and away from heat sources when you're not wearing them. Keep shoes separate.


How do I stop my shoes from peeling? 
How can I make the most of my tiny closet?
  1. First thing's first: Pare down your clothes inventory. ...
  2. Build extra rod space if your room can handle it. ...
  3. Here's a simpler (but still classy) DIY rack. ...
  4. Loft your bed. ...
  5. Hang multiple garments in one spot with soda can tabs. ...
  6. You can also use chains and s-hooks. ...
  7. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organizers.
May 20, 2013


How can I make the most of my tiny closet? 
How do you organize a walk in closet?
Use These Tips to Organize Your Walk-In Closet
  1. Use old shoeboxes to build compartments inside drawers.
  2. Tie scarves, belts around a hanger.
  3. Roll shirts to maximize drawer space.
  4. Use ice cube trays to organize rings and earrings.
  5. Use hooks to create extra storage space for hanging items.
  6. Save wine boxes to store shoes.
Sep 28, 2017


How do you organize a walk in closet? 
How do I maximize my closet storage?
How to Maximize Your Closet Space
  1. Throw Out Clothes That Don't Fit. ...
  2. Remove the Clutter. ...
  3. Remember the Floor Space. ...
  4. Add Lighting. ...
  5. Make Use of the Upper Shelf. ...
  6. Hang a Mirror or Two. ...
  7. Paint It a Lighter Color. ...
  8. Don't Count Out Corners.
Sep 5, 2018


How do I maximize my closet storage? 
How do I clean out my closet?
How To Deep Clean Your Closet
  1. Put on Some Music: This is no time for Adele. ...
  2. Take Everything Out of the Closet: Yep. ...
  3. Ask Yourself These Hard Questions: One by one, go through and ask the tough stuff about each article of clothing. ...
  4. Clean: Take advantage of the empty space by giving your closet a good wipe down.
Sep 5, 2014


How do I clean out my closet? 
How can I organize my closet without buying anything?
How to Organize a Closet
  1. Do a wardrobe cleanse. Go through your clothes and get rid of anything that doesn't fit or that you haven't worn in the past few months. ...
  2. Fold sweaters. ...
  3. Hang with a plan. ...
  4. Color code. ...
  5. Shelf or hang bags. ...
  6. Keep drawers tidy. ...
  7. Design shoe storage to fit your space. ...
  8. Store items under the bed.
Feb 10, 2019


How can I organize my closet without buying anything? 
How do you organize clothes on a budget?
7 Genius Ideas For Organizing Your Closet On A Budget
  1. START WITH A BLANK SLATE. Pull out everything out and evaluate. ...
  2. INVEST IN MATCHING HANGERS. Using one type of hanger really makes a closet looked pulled together. ...
  3. ORGANIZE BY CATEGORY, THEN COLOR. ...
  4. CHOOSE CLEAR SHOE DRAWERS. ...
  5. STORE OCCASION ITEMS IN BINS. ...
  6. USE ACCESSORY HOOKS. ...
  7. CREATE A SPACE FOR GARMENT MAINTENANCE.
Apr 23, 2017


How do you organize clothes on a budget? 
How do you become a professional organizer?
So here's what I think you need to do to become a professional organizer:
  1. Love people. ...
  2. Invest in professional association memberships. ...
  3. Invest in training and education. ...
  4. Invest in conferences. ...
  5. Think about a training program. ...
  6. Get coaching from another organizer. ...
  7. Get your website going. ...
  8. Do freebies if necessary.
Sep 6, 2017


How do you become a professional organizer? 
How can I be more organized?
How to Organize Your Life: 10 Habits of Really Organized People
  1. Write things down. We all know someone that remembers every birthday and sends cards for every holiday. ...
  2. 2. Make schedules and deadlines. Organized people don't waste time. ...
  3. Don't procrastinate. ...
  4. Give everything a home. ...
  5. Declutter regularly. ...
  6. Keep only what you need. ...
  7. Know where to discard items. ...
  8. Stay away from bargains.
Oct 23, 2018


How can I be more organized? 
How do you organize a small bedroom on a budget?
How to Organize a Small Bedroom on a Budget
  1. Install a closet organization System.
  2. DIY additional closet shelving.
  3. Use felt hangers.
  4. If you don't have a closet, make one.
  5. Organize your drawers with dividers.
  6. Fold your clothes vertically to maximize drawer space.
  7. Think outside of the box for nightstands and bedside lighting.
Jul 2, 2018


How do you organize a small bedroom on a budget? 
What goes in a utility closet?
A utility room is a room within a house where equipment not used in day-to-day activities is kept. "Utility" refers to an item which is designed for usefulness or practical use, so in turn most of the items kept in this room have functional attributes.


What goes in a utility closet? 
How do you store clothes in a small bedroom?
  1. Install shelves along the perimeter of your bedroom walls. ...
  2. Clip binder clips onto your desk and store cords in their arms. ...
  3. Hang a clothes rack in the corner. ...
  4. Use crown molding as a shoe rack. ...
  5. Opt for a headboard with storage. ...
  6. Hang your laundry hamper on the back of your bedroom door. ...
  7. Use your radiator for shelf space.
May 12, 2016


How do you store clothes in a small bedroom? 
How do I maximize room space?
Here, eight ways Obeid maximized his small space with statement-making style—and how you can do the same.
  1. Paint it white. ...
  2. Think in vignettes. ...
  3. Opt for Lucite. ...
  4. Use color to differentiate each space. ...
  5. Use full-size furniture. ...
  6. Display artwork above eye level. ...
  7. Choose furniture that serves multiple purposes. ...
  8. Always edit.
Mar 4, 2016


How do I maximize room space? 
How do you declutter too many clothes?
How to Declutter Your Clothes
  1. Gather all of your clothes together into one spot. ...
  2. Go through each item and ask yourself these questions: ...
  3. Put the clothes that you're keeping back where they belong. ...
  4. Sort the clothes you're getting rid of into piles for selling, donating, and tossing/recycling. ...
  5. Keep your wardrobe decluttered!


How do you declutter too many clothes? 
How do you remove clutter from clothes?
Most people need to do some of both when it comes to clothing.
  1. Decide What To Get Rid Of. Prepare by arming yourself with three large boxes or garbage bags plus a laundry basket, using a 3-container variation of the Clear the Clutter Strategy. ...
  2. Organize What You Keep. ...
  3. Prevention. ...
  4. Special Situations.


How do you remove clutter from clothes? 
What to do when you don't like your clothes?
All of it. Leave nothing out but the clothes and accessories you have already pre-selected. Wear your outfit every day for one whole week.
...
4. Ask a stylish friend to dress you for one week.
  1. Invite your friend over and let them loose in your closet. ...
  2. Leave the room to let them work in private.
May 27, 2015


What to do when you don't like your clothes? 
When should you clean out your closet?
4 steps to clean out your cluttered closet
  1. Take inventory. The first step in your closet clean-out is to completely empty it. ...
  2. Grab some bags. Next, you're going to need to grab some trash bags, a marker and some tape. ...
  3. Set rules for what goes back in. OK, now that you have the preparation done, it's time to start being ruthless. ...
  4. Finish up.
Apr 16, 2019


When should you clean out your closet? 
How can I organize my clothes a lot?
General Tips
  1. Use ALL available space, but keep it organized.
  2. Keep out-of-season (winter/summer) clothes out of the way.
  3. You're more likely to wear something if you can see it.
  4. Keep 1-2 hooks empty for quick-n-dirty clean up.
  5. Don't forget the backs of deep shelves, and high-up places.
Feb 12, 2014


How can I organize my clothes a lot? 
How do you decide to get rid of clothes?
10 Tips For Getting Rid Of Clothes When You Find It Difficult To Let Go Of Things
  1. Take Everything Out And Look At Each Item Individually. ...
  2. 2. Make Piles To Stay Organized. ...
  3. Start With The Obvious Stuff. ...
  4. Try Everything You Want To Keep On. ...
  5. Ask Yourself Two Questions About Each Piece. ...
  6. 6. Make A Maybe Box.
Feb 2, 2019


How do you decide to get rid of clothes? 
How can I declutter my clothes fast?
Quick Tips for Decluttering Clothes
  1. Set Up a Spot for “Donate” and “Sell” Items. ...
  2. Collect Every Item in the Category. ...
  3. Purge Ruthlessly! ...
  4. Put “Keep” Items Back Neatly. ...
  5. Get Rid of Your “Donate” and “Sell” Items Quickly. ...
  6. Give Yourself a Reward! ...
  7. Maintain the Decluttered Closets and Drawers.
May 29, 2018


How can I declutter my clothes fast? 
How do you organize and get rid of clothes?
If you are looking for help decluttering your wardrobe and thinning out your closet, here are nine simple tips to get you started:
  1. Start easy. ...
  2. Remove seasonal items. ...
  3. Get rid of clothes that don't fit once and for all. ...
  4. Reduce your need for additional accessories. ...
  5. Consider the idea of one.


How do you organize and get rid of clothes? 
How do you stop a hoarder?
These are tips to help people with hoarding tendencies.
  1. Start Slow. Don't go through your home and throw everything into the dumpster at once. ...
  2. 7 Things to Toss From Your Kitchen Right Now.
  3. Handle Objects Only Once. ...
  4. Scale Down Collections. ...
  5. Put It in a Box. ...
  6. Toss Unused Items. ...
  7. Consider Consignment.
Jan 2, 2019


How do you stop a hoarder? 
How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space?
9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen
  1. Add a shelf to maximize the space above your cabinets. ...
  2. Take advantage of open wall space. ...
  3. Magnetic knife strips are good for storing a lot more than just knives. ...
  4. Add another shelf inside cabinets. ...
  5. Hang things on the open side of a cabinet. ...
  6. Utilize the inside of cabinet doors.
Sep 4, 2015


How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space? 
How do you declutter a closet?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How do you declutter a closet? 
How much space should be between island and cabinets?
The NKBA Guidelines. At least 36 inches should be provided for walkways between an island and counter. If the counter space contains a work area and appliances such as a sink, stove or dishwasher, the work aisle should be 42 to 48 inches wide.


How much space should be between island and cabinets? 
How do I get the most out of my small bedroom?
10 Tips To Make A Small Bedroom Look Great
  1. Stick to a limited color palette. If all white isn't for you, bring in your favorite colors, but in a thoughtful way. ...
  2. Let the light in. ...
  3. Maximize your storage space. ...
  4. Don't be afraid to use windows. ...
  5. Trick the eye with mirrors. ...
  6. Have pieces made to measure. ...
  7. Detract with a feature wall. ...
  8. 8. Make your headboard work hard.
Oct 21, 2014


How do I get the most out of my small bedroom? 
How do you maximize space in a small house?
How to Get Organized When You Live in a Small House
  1. Purge like crazy. Declutter often. ...
  2. Separate rooms into zones. Often times in a small space, one room has to serve many purposes. ...
  3. Maximize closet space. ...
  4. Look for ways to use space creatively. ...
  5. Get items off the floor. ...
  6. Utilize vertical space. ...
  7. Be very choosy about what you allow to come into your house.
Jan 29, 2016


How do you maximize space in a small house? 
How can I save space in a small bedroom?
The trick is to look for space saving bedroom furniture and be open to some unconventional small space solutions. 2. Build your own under the bed storage.
...
Space Saving Desk and Vanity Ideas
  1. Hang a floating desk on the wall. ...
  2. Buy a hideaway desk. ...
  3. Use a shelf as a desk. ...
  4. Or use a windowsill. ...
  5. Try an over-the-door vanity.
Jan 19, 2019


How can I save space in a small bedroom? 
How do I make more of my closet space?
  1. First thing's first: Pare down your clothes inventory. ...
  2. Build extra rod space if your room can handle it. ...
  3. Here's a simpler (but still classy) DIY rack. ...
  4. Loft your bed. ...
  5. Hang multiple garments in one spot with soda can tabs. ...
  6. You can also use chains and s-hooks. ...
  7. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organizers.
May 20, 2013


How do I make more of my closet space? 
Are closet walls load bearing?
No, it's never safe to assume the walls are non load bearing. Some walls could easily be bearing the roof weight. ... Usually the walls on the eave side of the building are going to be load bearing. But if there is a second floor in this area, the closet walls could be supporting.Mar 29, 2019


Are closet walls load bearing? 
How can I make my closet look bigger?
10 easy hacks that'll make your small closet feel a lot bigger
  1. Invest in a closet organization system to add shelf and hanger space. ...
  2. 2. Make use of awkward spaces purposefully. ...
  3. Use all available space, especially if it's space easily hidden from the main room. ...
  4. Double your hanger space on a budget. ...
  5. 5. Make your things work for the space that you have.
Oct 12, 2017


How can I make my closet look bigger? 
How far should a closet rod be from the wall?
Half a hanger + the thickness of the clothes would be your minimum, but the vast majority are 12"/300mm, and most but possibly not all brackets are that size. 10 inches (254 mm) to the center of the rod, minimum. The widest hangers I know about are 18.5", so half of that is 9.25" plus 3/4" wiggle room.Dec 14, 2013


How far should a closet rod be from the wall? 
How long can a closet rod be?
Closet Rod is available in custom lengths up to 96 inches. A center support is required for beams longer than 48 inches. Additional supports are recommended if the closet rod will be supporting especially heavy apparel (i.e. winter coats, heavy weight suits, etc.).


How long can a closet rod be? 
How high off the floor should a closet rod be?
A typical closet can include two levels of hanging rods. As a rule, place the top rod 80 to 82-inches up from the floor and the bottom rod about 40-inches up from the floor. For a single rod application, plan 60-inches from the floorfor placement.


How high off the floor should a closet rod be? 
How much room do you need for hanging clothes?
Shelves for folded clothes should be placed around 12 inches apart. 84 inches is considered the minimum height to hold double hanging rods. Blouses and shirts will take up about 1 inch of rod space, pants and skirts around 1 1/4 inches and dresses, jackets and suits about 2 to 3 inches.


How much room do you need for hanging clothes? 
What is the average closet size?
Usually anywhere from 3 to 8 feet wide with a limited depth of 24 to 30 inches, reach-in closets are commonly found in hallways, kids' rooms and bedrooms of older homes. These closets were originally designed with a single rod for hanging clothes under a shelf, with return walls that can limit access inside.


What is the average closet size? 
What is the average size of a master bedroom closet?
The standard width of a walk in closet can range from 5 to 12 feet or more. This allows for a 3-foot hallway into the closet, even after you store or hang items along the walls. The standard depth of a walk in closet can range from 5 feet (for a square room) to 17 feet (or more for a bonus room style closet).Nov 29, 2016


What is the average size of a master bedroom closet? 
How big are walk in closets?
The standard width of a walk in closet can range from 5 to 12 feet or more. This maintains a 3-foot hallway into the closet, even after you store or hang items along the walls. The standard depth of a walk in closet can range from 5 feet (for a square room) to 17 feet (or more for a bonus-room-style closet).Jul 22, 2015


How big are walk in closets? 
Are walk in closets a waste of space?
Walk-in closets may bolster images of success and comfort, but having all of that stuff around can take away from creating a haven in your home. ... "The American walk-in closet is an incredible waste of space. It is the biggest waste of space, but people like it," he says, "I'm all for storage, but it should be flexible.


Are walk in closets a waste of space? 
How big should a laundry room be?
Based on nearly 40 years of dealing with laundry rooms, I feel the minimum size for one of these rooms should be 9 feet wide by 11 feet long. Bigger is better. The door leading into the room should be at least 32 inches wide.Feb 6, 2018


How big should a laundry room be? 
Is Closets by Design expensive?
An average pro-installed walk-in closet costs about $1,200 to $3,000 or more for materials and installation, but their expertise and experience can help you avoid costly mistakes in the long run. The total cost really depends on the size of your closet and the type of system you choose.


Is Closets by Design expensive? 
Do you need a permit to build a closet?
You probably don't need a building permit for the closet, but if you add closet lighting you'll need an electrical permit. Contact your local building department to be sure. ... Reduce the door width to fit narrower rooms, or build a closet with one set of doors.


Do you need a permit to build a closet? 
Are California Closets expensive?
Design options and product line availability vary by location. Pricing for California Closets systems begins at $500; typical systems cost $1,500-$5,000 installed. California Closets are available at approximately 100 franchise locations worldwide. To contact, call 888/336-9707 or visit californiaclosets.com.May 3, 2017


Are California Closets expensive? 
What is the best custom closet company?
These Are The Best Closet Systems You Can Buy
  • 1 Elfa. The Container Store. Starting at $195. ...
  • 2 IKEA. IKEA. Starting at $32. ...
  • 3 ClosetMaid. Amazon. $113.99, Amazon. ...
  • 4 California Closets. California Closets. Custom, prices vary. ...
  • 5 Easy Track. Wayfair. ...
  • 6 Rubbermaid. Walmart. ...
  • 7 EasyClosets. EasyClosets. ...
  • 8 John Louis Home. Amazon.
Dec 31, 2018


What is the best custom closet company? 
Are Custom closets worth it?
Yes, custom closets are worth every penny (and then some) in terms of the resale of a home. ... If you invest $5000 in custom closets and live in your home with those closets for five years, you'll easily be able to ask at least $5000 more for your home than a comp that just has a rod and shelf in all the closets.Sep 10, 2014


Are Custom closets worth it? 
How much does it cost to turn a bedroom into a closet?
How much does it cost to convert a bedroom into a closet? The cost of a walk-in closet renovation varies with the size and quality of the closet you want to build. A low-end, DIY closet with a few racks and storage can cost as little as $200 to $1,000.Sep 25, 2015


How much does it cost to turn a bedroom into a closet? 
Does bedroom need closet?
Contrary to popular belief, a bedroom does not have to have a closet to be considered official. (Your significant other might disagree, but legally, at least in most states, it does not.) Closets are expected in newer homes, but older ones might require a more creative approach to stowing your clothes.Sep 26, 2016


Does bedroom need closet? 
How much space do you need for a walk in wardrobe?
For a basic walk-in wardrobe, the experts recommend a floor space of about 2.5 metres by 1.5 metres with doors that open wide and allow access to the middle. This allows you to walk into your wardrobe and access your clothes on shelves to the left and right, as well as on top above hanging space.


How much space do you need for a walk in wardrobe? 
Is a closet a room?
A closet (especially in North American usage) is an enclosed space used for storage, particularly that of clothes. "Fitted closet" are built into the walls of the house so that they take up no apparent space in the room.
Search for: Is a closet a room?


Is a closet a room? 
What to Fold and what to hang?
What to hang:
  • Dresses. Slinky silk dresses should be hung on a padded hanger, and lightweight gowns should be hung up by their loops.
  • Blouses. Be sure to keep the top button closed when hanging a button-up to keep the collar intact.
  • Trousers and dress pants. ...
  • Jackets, blazers, and coats. ...
  • Skirts. ...
  • Scarves. ...
  • What to fold:
  • T-shirts.
Apr 13, 2015


What to Fold and what to hang? 
Is it better to fold or hang t shirts?
Loosely folding an evening gown keeps its shape better than hanging if it's got heavy embellishments. Don't just shove it on a shelf though: Loosely wrap it in tissue paper, and keep it in a box. T-shirts. Fold all short-sleeve and long-sleeve tees.


Is it better to fold or hang t shirts? 
Are velvet hangers better than plastic?
It can be hard to know which ones are best for your clothes and your closet. One thing is for sure, though — Cheap, thin, flimsy wire and plastic hangers are not the answer. Sturdy, well-made wooden hangers are best, though velvetand padded ones are also very good.Jan 18, 2019


Are velvet hangers better than plastic? 
How do I clean out my closet?
How To Deep Clean Your Closet
  1. Put on Some Music: This is no time for Adele. ...
  2. Take Everything Out of the Closet: Yep. ...
  3. Ask Yourself These Hard Questions: One by one, go through and ask the tough stuff about each article of clothing. ...
  4. Clean: Take advantage of the empty space by giving your closet a good wipe down.
Sep 5, 2014


How do I clean out my closet? 
How do I declutter my closet?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How do I declutter my closet? 
How should I organize my closet?
  1. Edit your wardrobe. Take a look at your clothes and assess what you wear most, least, or not at all. ...
  2. Decide what to store. ...
  3. Organize hanging garments by type and color. ...
  4. Choose the right hanger. ...
  5. Set up zones. ...
  6. Arrange folded items. ...
  7. Get a garment bag. ...
  8. Deal with dry cleaning.


What are the best closet organizers? 
What are the best closet organizers?
Organize your space with the right fit for your needs
  • Best Overall: ClosetMaid Impressions Closet System at Home Depot. ...
  • Best with Wire Shelves: Rubbermaid Deluxe Closet Organizer at Amazon. ...
  • Best Budget: ClosetMaid Fixed Mount Closet Organizer at Amazon. ...
  • Best for Walk-In Closets: Billington 85.8"W Closet System at Wayfair.
Mar 1, 2019


How much do closet organizers cost? 
How much do closet organizers cost?
Custom closet systems range from around $1,000 for basic systems that fit into reach-in closets to more than $50,000 for lavish rooms with center islands and vanities. The average price for a custom closet organization system is $3,000$5,000. Basic white or oatmeal laminate closets generally cost $125 per linear foot.Sep 28, 2017


What can I store in my closet? 
What can I store in my closet?
  • Declutter your clothes by category. Flickr/CGPGrey. ...
  • Empty and clean your closet. ...
  • Design your ideal closet space. ...
  • Store your clothes by category. ...
  • Hang anything delicate, fancy, or sturdy. ...
  • Use coordinating hangers. ...
  • Stack thick items like denim and sweaters. ...
  • Roll t-shirts, pajamas, and workout clothes into storage boxes.
Oct 21, 2016


How do I maximize my closet space? 
How do I maximize my closet space?
  1. First thing's first: Pare down your clothes inventory. ...
  2. Build extra rod space if your room can handle it. ...
  3. Here's a simpler (but still classy) DIY rack. ...
  4. Loft your bed. ...
  5. Hang multiple garments in one spot with soda can tabs. ...
  6. You can also use chains and s-hooks. ...
  7. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organizers.
May 20, 2013


Are California Closets expensive? 
Are California Closets expensive?
Pricing for California Closets systems begins at $500; typical systems cost $1,500-$5,000 installed. California Closets are available at approximately 100 franchise locations worldwide.May 3, 2017


What is the best custom closet company? 
What is the best custom closet company?
These Are The Best Closet Systems You Can Buy
  • 1 Elfa. The Container Store. Starting at $195. ...
  • 2 IKEA. IKEA. Starting at $32. ...
  • 3 ClosetMaid. Amazon. $113.99, Amazon. ...
  • 4 California Closets. California Closets. Custom, prices vary. ...
  • 5 Easy Track. Wayfair. ...
  • 6 Rubbermaid. Walmart. ...
  • 7 EasyClosets. EasyClosets. ...
  • 8 John Louis Home. Amazon.
Dec 31, 2018


How much does a closet organizer make? 
How much does a closet organizer make?
Depending on the company and where you live, professional organizers typically charge between $30 and $80 per hour, according to CostHelper.com, and per-project rates for a single room such as a kitchen, utility room or home office range from $200 to $375.Aug 5, 2015


How much does a walk in wardrobe cost? 
How much does a walk in wardrobe cost?
Size and layout are two of the main factors to consider when planning your walk-in wardrobe. To get the most out of your space you should set aside anywhere between £5,600 and £11,500 for a mid-range kit out. Depending on your budget, you might want to go to our basic or high end budget estimates.


How much does it cost to turn a bedroom into a closet? 
How much does it cost to turn a bedroom into a closet?
How much does it cost to convert a bedroom into a closet? The cost of a walk-in closet renovation varies with the size and quality of the closet you want to build. A low-end, DIY closet with a few racks and storage can cost as little as $200 to $1,000.Sep 25, 2015


Where can I store clothes? 
Where can I store clothes?
Tips for Storing Clothes Long Term
  • To vacuum seal or not to vacuum seal. There is a large range of vacuum seal bags out on the market, which are great space savers. ...
  • Say no to plastic bags and cardboard boxes. Air tight plastic containers with a lid is the best thing to pack your clothes into. ...
  • Mothballs. ...
  • Clean, cool, dark and dry. ...
  • Check and do not protect!
Jul 28, 2014


How do I organize my closet DIY? 
How do I organize my closet DIY?
Here are a few ways to utilize tension rods for organizing your closet:
  1. Create a shoe rack for high heels, flats and tennis shoes.
  2. Organize your scarves by wrapping them around the tension rod.
  3. Hang your necklaces and bracelets without getting them tangled.
  4. Place your hats on tension rods above your closet shelves.
Jun 27, 2018


How do you make clothing storage? 
How do you make clothing storage?
  1. Install shelves along the perimeter of your bedroom walls. ...
  2. Clip binder clips onto your desk and store cords in their arms. ...
  3. Hang a clothes rack in the corner. ...
  4. Use crown molding as a shoe rack. ...
  5. Opt for a headboard with storage. ...
  6. Hang your laundry hamper on the back of your bedroom door. ...
  7. Use your radiator for shelf space.
May 12, 2016


How do you maximize space in a small walk in closet? 
How do you maximize space in a small walk in closet?
Use These Tips to Organize Your Walk-In Closet
  1. Use old shoeboxes to build compartments inside drawers.
  2. Tie scarves, belts around a hanger.
  3. Roll shirts to maximize drawer space.
  4. Use ice cube trays to organize rings and earrings.
  5. Use hooks to create extra storage space for hanging items.
  6. Save wine boxes to store shoes.
Sep 28, 2017


How can I make the most of my small closet? 
How can I make the most of my small closet?
10 Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Closet
  1. Double your available hanging space by adding an extender rod. ...
  2. Store clothes on shelves more efficiently with shelf dividers. ...
  3. Double your shelf space with under shelf baskets. ...
  4. Hooks are your very best friend. ...
  5. Store suitcases in the space above the closet door. ...
  6. Hang things on the inside of the closet door.
Aug 21, 2014


How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space? 
How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space?
9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen
  1. Add a shelf to maximize the space above your cabinets. ...
  2. Take advantage of open wall space. ...
  3. Magnetic knife strips are good for storing a lot more than just knives. ...
  4. Add another shelf inside cabinets. ...
  5. Hang things on the open side of a cabinet. ...
  6. Utilize the inside of cabinet doors.
Sep 4, 2015


Does California Closets use real wood? 
Does California Closets use real wood?
A: All of California Closets' boards are made with laminated composite, which is made with recycled wood fibers. ... It allows us to not use raw resources, as with solid wood. Because it's made from recycled wood fiber, it complies with LEED® credit for recycled content.


How much does it cost to install California Closets? 
How much does it cost to install California Closets?
On average, a custom closet installation costs around $3,500. California Closets offer a variety of products and finishes starting at $500. The final cost may range between $1,500 and $5,000, including installation.Aug 31, 2017


Do closet organizers increase home value? 
Do closet organizers increase home value?
The master suite and kitchen are the most important parts of the house, so invest in nice closets in these areas. Custom shelves, drawer organizers and shoe racks are just a few ways to control clutter and increase your home's value. Organized with a purpose. If your closet consists of a single rod, give it a makeover.


Is Closets by Design expensive? 
Is Closets by Design expensive?
An average pro-installed walk-in closet costs about $1,200 to $3,000 or more for materials and installation, but their expertise and experience can help you avoid costly mistakes in the long run. The total cost really depends on the size of your closet and the type of system you choose.


Are Custom closets worth it? 
Are Custom closets worth it?
Yes, custom closets are worth every penny (and then some) in terms of the resale of a home. ... If you invest $5000 in custom closets and live in your home with those closets for five years, you'll easily be able to ask at least $5000 more for your home than a comp that just has a rod and shelf in all the closets.Sep 10, 2014


Does Elfa work with Closetmaid? 
Does Elfa work with Closetmaid?
Closetmaid shelf supports and shelves will fit on the Rubbermaid or Elfa vertical hangers and vice versa. If money is not a concern then buy the Elfa, built like a tank will last forever and looks better than the others with the right accessories. Rubbermaid is the least sturdy of the three but does the job.


How do I become a professional closet organizer? 
How do I become a professional closet organizer?
So here's what I think you need to do to become a professional organizer:
  1. Love people. ...
  2. Invest in professional association memberships. ...
  3. Invest in training and education. ...
  4. Invest in conferences. ...
  5. Think about a training program. ...
  6. Get coaching from another organizer. ...
  7. Get your website going. ...
  8. Do freebies if necessary.
Sep 6, 2017


What does a closet organizer do? 
What does a closet organizer do?
Closet organizers have expertise in organization. ... Closet organizers can take any messy closet and make it a room that you actually look forward to using. Most organizers are interior designers and artists of closet organization. They'll mimic the motif of the rest of your home when designing your closet.Aug 31, 2015


What degree do you need to be a professional organizer? 
What degree do you need to be a professional organizer?
Have a minimum of a high school diploma or an equivalent level of education. Have 1,500 hours of documented paid work as a professional organizer, 250 hours of which can be substituted with hours spent earning a college degreeor other educational training.


What is the minimum size for a walk in wardrobe? 
What is the minimum size for a walk in wardrobe?
Typical Widths and Depths. Walk-in closets should be a minimum of 4 feet wide by 4 feet deep. With these minimum dimensions, the closet will accommodate shelves and hanging space on one side wall and the back wall.


How do you build a walk in wardrobe? 
How do you build a walk in wardrobe?
Below are some of the most crucial components to be considered with a walk in closet layouts:
  1. Choose The Shape of Walk In Closet.
  2. Add Extra Storage Appropriate to The Amount of Stuff.
  3. Choose The Desired Closet Style.
  4. Add Beautiful Mirrors.
  5. Consider Peninsulas and Islands.
  6. Put a Dressing Bench.
  7. Hang a Chandelier.


What is the average size of a walk in closet? 
What is the average size of a walk in closet?
The standard width of a walk in closet can range from 5 to 12 feet or more. This maintains a 3-foot hallway into the closet, even after you store or hang items along the walls. The standard depth of a walk in closet can range from 5 feet(for a square room) to 17 feet (or more for a bonus-room-style closet).Jul 22, 2015


How much does it cost to build a closet in a bedroom? 
How much does it cost to build a closet in a bedroom?
Building a reach-in closet will cost about $1,000 to $2,500, depending on the design. The simplest construction includes a single rod to hang clothing. But, with the right accessories, you can make your reach-in almost as functional as a walk-in. For example, add wires or mounting systems for more storage options.


How much does it cost to install a closet organizer? 
How much does it cost to install a closet organizer?
Cost to install closet organizers varies greatly by region (and even by zip code). Get free estimates from organizers in your city. The cost of installing a closet organization system is $2,000 - $3,000.Aug 31, 2017


How much does Closets by Design Cost? 
How much does Closets by Design Cost?
Custom closet systems range from around $1,000 for basic systems that fit into reach-in closets to more than $50,000 for lavish rooms with center islands and vanities. The average price for a custom closet organization system is $3,000$5,000. Basic white or oatmeal laminate closets generally cost $125 per linear foot.Sep 28, 2017


Is it better to fold or hang jeans? 
Is it better to fold or hang jeans?
Knitwear, including tops, pants, skirts, and dresses, should usually be folded. ... Casual pants and shorts made from rugged materials, such as jeans, khakis, and corduroys, also can be folded. And you should fold long evening dresses, particularly those weighted with ornamentation, because hanging can distort their shape.


Is it OK to store clothes in plastic containers? 
Is it OK to store clothes in plastic containers?
These will protect your clothes from moisture, dust, mould and mildew. Make sure you give your plastic containers a good clean and dry them thoroughly before you place any clothes inside. ... Hot Tip: Never store clothing in plastic bags or cardboard boxes.Feb 2, 2017


What clothes should be folded? 
What clothes should be folded?
HANG
  • Silk, 1oo percent cotton, rayon, satin, and velvet blouses. This one's a no-brainer: Always place blouses on hangers with a solid grip. ...
  • Trousers and dress pants. ...
  • Dresses and jumpsuits. ...
  • Jackets (leather, suede, down), overcoats, and blazers. ...
  • Dress skirts. ...
  • Sweaters. ...
  • Casual skirts. ...
  • Heavy pants.


How can I organize my closet for cheap? 
How can I organize my closet for cheap?
7 Genius Ideas For Organizing Your Closet On A Budget
  1. START WITH A BLANK SLATE. Pull out everything out and evaluate. ...
  2. INVEST IN MATCHING HANGERS. Using one type of hanger really makes a closet looked pulled together. ...
  3. ORGANIZE BY CATEGORY, THEN COLOR. ...
  4. CHOOSE CLEAR SHOE DRAWERS. ...
  5. STORE OCCASION ITEMS IN BINS. ...
  6. USE ACCESSORY HOOKS. ...
  7. CREATE A SPACE FOR GARMENT MAINTENANCE.
Apr 23, 2017


How do you declutter a closet? 
How do you declutter a closet?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How should I organize my closet? 
How should I organize my closet?
  1. Edit your wardrobe. Take a look at your clothes and assess what you wear most, least, or not at all. ...
  2. Decide what to store. ...
  3. Organize hanging garments by type and color. ...
  4. Choose the right hanger. ...
  5. Set up zones. ...
  6. Arrange folded items. ...
  7. Get a garment bag. ...
  8. Deal with dry cleaning.


Where can I store clothes? 
Where can I store clothes?
Tips for Storing Clothes Long Term
  • To vacuum seal or not to vacuum seal. There is a large range of vacuum seal bags out on the market, which are great space savers. ...
  • Say no to plastic bags and cardboard boxes. Air tight plastic containers with a lid is the best thing to pack your clothes into. ...
  • Mothballs. ...
  • Clean, cool, dark and dry. ...
  • Check and do not protect!
Jul 28, 2014


How small can a bedroom closet be? 
How small can a bedroom closet be?
2) Ceiling Height: A bedroom ceiling needs to be at least 7 ft tall. ... According to the International Residential Code, a bedroom window can be between 24 and 44 inches from the floor, it needs at least 5.7 square feet for the opening, and it must measure no less than 24 inches high and 20 inches wide (R310.1).Sep 9, 2014


Where should I store my clothes without a closet? 
Where should I store my clothes without a closet?
10 Smart Clothes Storage Ideas
  • Repurpose an old trunk. “A great way to store items is to use a wood trunk,” home blogger Jackie Hausler says. ...
  • Add a shelved rack. ...
  • Try a detached wardrobe rack. ...
  • Use the space under your bed. ...
  • Hang your accessories. ...
  • Install a picture ledge. ...
  • Rethink your bookcase. ...
  • Think upwards.
Nov 13, 2015


How do I maximize my closet storage? 
How do I maximize my closet storage?
How to Maximize Your Closet Space
  1. Throw Out Clothes That Don't Fit. ...
  2. Remove the Clutter. ...
  3. Remember the Floor Space. ...
  4. Add Lighting. ...
  5. Make Use of the Upper Shelf. ...
  6. Hang a Mirror or Two. ...
  7. Paint It a Lighter Color. ...
  8. Don't Count Out Corners.
Sep 5, 2018


How can I organize my closet cheap? 
How can I organize my closet cheap?
Here are a few ways to utilize tension rods for organizing your closet:
  1. Create a shoe rack for high heels, flats and tennis shoes.
  2. Organize your scarves by wrapping them around the tension rod.
  3. Hang your necklaces and bracelets without getting them tangled.
  4. Place your hats on tension rods above your closet shelves.
Jun 27, 2018


How much is a walk in wardrobe? 
How much is a walk in wardrobe?
There really is a wide range of prices for walk in wardrobe fittings. Our products cater for every budget, and single pieces of walk-in wardrobe furniture start from as little as £70.50, ranging up to £898.


What can I do with a small walk in closet? 
What can I do with a small walk in closet?
Small Walk-In Closet Organization Hacks
  1. Use old shoeboxes to build compartments inside drawers.
  2. Tie scarves, belts around a hanger.
  3. Roll shirts to maximize drawer space.
  4. Use ice cube trays to organize rings and earrings.
  5. Use hooks to create extra storage space for hanging items.
  6. Save wine boxes to store shoes.
Sep 28, 2017


How can I make the most of my small closet? 
How can I make the most of my small closet?
13 Tricks That Squeeze Every Inch Out of a Small Closet
  1. 1 Add Storage Under Clothes. Courtesy of Sugar and Charm. ...
  2. 2 Get Creative. Courtesy of Sugar & Charm. ...
  3. 3 Baskets Are Your BFF. Courtesy of Dorsey Designs. ...
  4. 4 Rearrange Your Shoes. ...
  5. 5 Use A Hanging Organizer. ...
  6. 6 Hang Accessories. ...
  7. 7 Use Specialized Hangers. ...
  8. 8 Hang Hooks.
May 7, 2018


What goes in a utility closet? 
What goes in a utility closet?
A utility room is a room within a house where equipment not used in day-to-day activities is kept. "Utility" refers to an item which is designed for usefulness or practical use, so in turn most of the items kept in this room have functional attributes.


How can I increase my kitchen storage? 
How can I increase my kitchen storage?
The 21 Best Small Kitchen Ideas of All Time
  1. Hang a pegboard. ...
  2. Use the tops of your cabinets. ...
  3. Downsize your furniture. ...
  4. Add a nesting table to your cabinets. ...
  5. Add shelving under your island countertop. ...
  6. Put the space above your fridge to good use. ...
  7. Use your windows as storage. ...
  8. Add free-standing shelves.
Oct 27, 2017


Where should I keep my kitchen plates? 
Where should I keep my kitchen plates?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


How do I maximize my kitchen storage? 
How do I maximize my kitchen storage?
9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen
  1. Add a shelf to maximize the space above your cabinets. ...
  2. Take advantage of open wall space. ...
  3. Magnetic knife strips are good for storing a lot more than just knives. ...
  4. Add another shelf inside cabinets. ...
  5. Hang things on the open side of a cabinet. ...
  6. Utilize the inside of cabinet doors.
Sep 4, 2015


Are California Closets expensive? 
Are California Closets expensive?
Design options and product line availability vary by location. Pricing for California Closets systems begins at $500; typical systems cost $1,500-$5,000 installed. California Closets are available at approximately 100 franchise locations worldwide. To contact, call 888/336-9707 or visit californiaclosets.com.May 3, 2017


How much does it cost to install California Closets? 
How much does it cost to install California Closets?
On average, a custom closet installation costs around $3,500. California Closets offer a variety of products and finishes starting at $500. The final cost may range between $1,500 and $5,000, including installation.Aug 31, 2017


How do you clean California Closets? 
How do you clean California Closets?
Wipe down sliding closet doors and drawer fronts with a slightly damp cloth using a solution of 5 percent soap and 95 percent water. After wiping any excess soapy residue, dry the fronts with a soft, clean cloth.
...
How to Clean Your California Closets System: Cleaning Products & Tips
  1. Google +
  2. Twitter.
  3. Facebook.


Is Closets by Design expensive? 
Is Closets by Design expensive?
An average pro-installed walk-in closet costs about $1,200 to $3,000 or more for materials and installation, but their expertise and experience can help you avoid costly mistakes in the long run. The total cost really depends on the size of your closet and the type of system you choose.


Are Custom closets worth it? 
Are Custom closets worth it?
Yes, custom closets are worth every penny (and then some) in terms of the resale of a home. ... If you invest $5000 in custom closets and live in your home with those closets for five years, you'll easily be able to ask at least $5000 more for your home than a comp that just has a rod and shelf in all the closets.Sep 10, 2014


How much does Classy Closets cost? 
How much does Classy Closets cost?
At Closet Works, closets typically start at $1,000, but elaborate installations can range upwards of $40,000 depending on size, options and finishes. The average person spends around $3,500. Design, drawings and installation are included in that amount.Oct 23, 2017


Do closet organizers increase home value? 
Do closet organizers increase home value?
The master suite and kitchen are the most important parts of the house, so invest in nice closets in these areas. Custom shelves, drawer organizers and shoe racks are just a few ways to control clutter and increase your home's value. Organized with a purpose. If your closet consists of a single rod, give it a makeover.


Is adding a bedroom a good investment? 
Is adding a bedroom a good investment?
Adding a room or two or five can be a good investment, particularly if you live in a hot housing market. ... The addition of attic bedrooms, family rooms and sunrooms returned anywhere from 70 to more than 80 percent of the money spent — and that doesn't factor in the value of your own enjoyment of all that new space.


Does a pool add value to a house? 
Does a pool add value to a house?
A Pool Can Increase Insurance Costs. ... In some areas, adding a pool may increase your annual property taxes, but it won't necessarily add to your home's selling price.


What is the best custom closet company? 
What is the best custom closet company?
These Are The Best Closet Systems You Can Buy
  • 1 Elfa. The Container Store. Starting at $195. ...
  • 2 IKEA. IKEA. Starting at $32. ...
  • 3 ClosetMaid. Amazon. $113.99, Amazon. ...
  • 4 California Closets. California Closets. Custom, prices vary. ...
  • 5 Easy Track. Wayfair. ...
  • 6 Rubbermaid. Walmart. ...
  • 7 EasyClosets. EasyClosets. ...
  • 8 John Louis Home. Amazon.
Dec 31, 2018


How much does Closets by Design Cost? 
How much does Closets by Design Cost?
Custom closet systems range from around $1,000 for basic systems that fit into reach-in closets to more than $50,000 for lavish rooms with center islands and vanities. The average price for a custom closet organization system is $3,000$5,000. Basic white or oatmeal laminate closets generally cost $125 per linear foot.Sep 28, 2017


How much does it cost to install a closet organizer? 
How much does it cost to install a closet organizer?
Cost to install closet organizers varies greatly by region (and even by zip code). Get free estimates from organizers in your city. The cost of installing a closet organization system is $2,000 - $3,000.Aug 31, 2017


Does a custom closet add value to your home? 
Does a custom closet add value to your home?
The solution for every need – large or small – is a custom closet organization system. ... On average, a custom closet will add two to three times the cost to home value. Potential homeowners want to walk into a home, and know that all of their belongings will fit in that home perfectly.


Does a walk in closet add value? 
Does a walk in closet add value?
In most cases, adding a walk-in closet will increase the resale value of your home. Closet size is a major selling point these days - nearly everyone wants a walk-in. However, the one exception is if you sacrifice a bedroom to create your walk-in.


Does backsplash increase home value? 
Does backsplash increase home value?
A backsplash will not only add charter and charm to your home, it increases the value of your biggest home asset—the kitchen! The good news is that tile doesn't have to be expensive. ... If you are looking for a quick and easy upgrade that you will enjoy every time you use your kitchen, then a backsplash is the way to go.Aug 10, 2016


Does Elfa work with Closetmaid? 
Does Elfa work with Closetmaid?
Closetmaid shelf supports and shelves will fit on the Rubbermaid or Elfa vertical hangers and vice versa. If money is not a concern then buy the Elfa, built like a tank will last forever and looks better than the others with the right accessories. Rubbermaid is the least sturdy of the three but does the job.


What is the best closet organizer? 
What is the best closet organizer?
Organize your space with the right fit for your needs
  • Best Overall: ClosetMaid Impressions Closet System at Home Depot. ...
  • Best with Wire Shelves: Rubbermaid Deluxe Closet Organizer at Amazon. ...
  • Best Budget: ClosetMaid Fixed Mount Closet Organizer at Amazon. ...
  • Best for Walk-In Closets: Billington 85.8"W Closet System at Wayfair.
Mar 1, 2019


How much weight can an Elfa shelf hold? 
How much weight can an Elfa shelf hold?
Elfa Weight Limits. When the top track is installed using wall anchors and the vertical standards are spaced 24 inches apart, the weight rating is 100 pounds per linear foot, 125 pounds per bracket or 500 pounds between two vertical standards. This rating applies to the 12-, 16- and 20-inch-deep shelves.


How do I become a professional closet organizer? 
How do I become a professional closet organizer?
So here's what I think you need to do to become a professional organizer:
  1. Love people. ...
  2. Invest in professional association memberships. ...
  3. Invest in training and education. ...
  4. Invest in conferences. ...
  5. Think about a training program. ...
  6. Get coaching from another organizer. ...
  7. Get your website going. ...
  8. Do freebies if necessary.
Sep 6, 2017


How much does a professional organizer charge per hour? 
How much does a professional organizer charge per hour?
Depending on the company and where you live, professional organizers typically charge between $30 and $80 per hour, according to CostHelper.com, and per-project rates for a single room such as a kitchen, utility room or home office range from $200 to $375.Aug 5, 2015


Do you need a license to be a professional organizer? 
Do you need a license to be a professional organizer?
To become a professional organizer, you don't need any special certification or specific training. ... However, to become a Certified Professional Organizer®, you'll need at least 1500 hours of paid experience over the past three years.


What does a closet organizer do? 
What does a closet organizer do?
Closet organizers have expertise in organization. ... Closet organizers can take any messy closet and make it a room that you actually look forward to using. Most organizers are interior designers and artists of closet organization. They'll mimic the motif of the rest of your home when designing your closet.Aug 31, 2015


How much does a professional organizer make per year? 
How much does a professional organizer make per year?
The average income for a professional organizer was $42,000 as of 2013, according to the job website SimplyHired.


How do I start an organizing business? 
How do I start an organizing business?
What are the steps to start a professional organizing business?
  1. Plan your business. ...
  2. Form a legal entity. ...
  3. Register for taxes. ...
  4. Open a business bank account. ...
  5. Set up business accounting. ...
  6. Obtain necessary permits and licenses. ...
  7. Get business insurance. ...
  8. Define your brand.


What degree do you need to be a professional organizer? 
What degree do you need to be a professional organizer?
Have a minimum of a high school diploma or an equivalent level of education. Have 1,500 hours of documented paid work as a professional organizer, 250 hours of which can be substituted with hours spent earning a college degreeor other educational training.


How do I start a cleaning and organizing business? 
How do I start a cleaning and organizing business?
Here are the steps:
  1. Decide if you'll specialize or generalize your organization service. ...
  2. Obtain a business license and liability insurance.
  3. Create a detailed business plan outlining your service, pricing, and financial situation and goals.
  4. Develop your marketing plan and promotional materials.
Jan 20, 2019


What is the average salary of a professional organizer? 
What is the average salary of a professional organizer?
$42,610 per year
The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $25.70 per hour. The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $42,610 per year.


How deep are walk in closet shelves? 
How deep are walk in closet shelves?
Typical Widths and Depths. Walk-in closets should be a minimum of 4 feet wide by 4 feet deep. With these minimum dimensions, the closet will accommodate shelves and hanging space on one side wall and the back wall.


Are walk in closets a waste of space? 
Are walk in closets a waste of space?
Walk-in closets may bolster images of success and comfort, but having all of that stuff around can take away from creating a haven in your home. ... "The American walk-in closet is an incredible waste of space. It is the biggest waste of space, but people like it," he says, "I'm all for storage, but it should be flexible.


What is a good size for a walk in wardrobe? 
What is a good size for a walk in wardrobe?
Dresses and long coats need long hanging space, while shirts, skirts and trousers need shorter hanging space. A good starting point is to allow a height of 94 centimetres for short hanging space and 188 centimetres for long.Nov 5, 2016


How much does it cost to build a walk in wardrobe? 
How much does it cost to build a walk in wardrobe?
Building a reach-in closet will cost about $1,000 to $2,500, depending on the design. The simplest construction includes a single rod to hang clothing. But, with the right accessories, you can make your reach-in almost as functional as a walk-in.


How do you make a perfect walk in closet? 
How do you make a perfect walk in closet?
12 Steps to a Perfect Closet
  1. Use as Much Space as Possible. ...
  2. Add Some Pullout Hooks. ...
  3. Hang Plenty of Mirrors. ...
  4. Add Personal Touches. ...
  5. Install Wallpaper on an Accent Wall. ...
  6. Use Combination Storage. ...
  7. Maximize Your Space With Pullout Rods. ...
  8. Choose the Best Lighting.
Nov 25, 2014


How do you store clothes in a walk in closet? 
How do you store clothes in a walk in closet?
Use These Tips to Organize Your Walk-In Closet
  1. Use old shoeboxes to build compartments inside drawers.
  2. Tie scarves, belts around a hanger.
  3. Roll shirts to maximize drawer space.
  4. Use ice cube trays to organize rings and earrings.
  5. Use hooks to create extra storage space for hanging items.
  6. Save wine boxes to store shoes.
Sep 28, 2017


How big are walk in closets? 
How big are walk in closets?
The standard width of a walk in closet can range from 5 to 12 feet or more. This maintains a 3-foot hallway into the closet, even after you store or hang items along the walls. The standard depth of a walk in closet can range from 5 feet (for a square room) to 17 feet (or more for a bonus-room-style closet).Jul 22, 2015


What is a good size for a master walk in closet? 
What is a good size for a master walk in closet?
What's the best size for a walk in master closet? Most new home floor plans include walk in closets in the master bedroom. Walk in closets can range anywhere from 25 sq ft to a the size of a bedroom (100 sq ft or more).Nov 29, 2016


What is a good size for a master bedroom? 
What is a good size for a master bedroom?
200 to 250 sq ft or if you want an idea of the dimensions 14x15, 15x15 or 15x16 That is just the average size. If you want to compete in todays market you need to go with about 350 square feet which would be around 20x17, 19x18, 20x18, 20x19, etc.


How much does it cost to install a closet organizer? 
How much does it cost to install a closet organizer?
Cost to install closet organizers varies greatly by region (and even by zip code). Get free estimates from organizers in your city. The cost of installing a closet organization system is $2,000 - $3,000.Aug 31, 2017


Do you need a permit to build a closet? 
Do you need a permit to build a closet?
You probably don't need a building permit for the closet, but if you add closet lighting you'll need an electrical permit. Contact your local building department to be sure. ... Reduce the door width to fit narrower rooms, or build a closet with one set of doors.


How much does it cost to customize a closet? 
How much does it cost to customize a closet?
Custom closet systems range from around $1,000 for basic systems that fit into reach-in closets to more than $50,000 for lavish rooms with center islands and vanities. The average price for a custom closet organization system is $3,000$5,000. Basic white or oatmeal laminate closets generally cost $125 per linear foot.Sep 28, 2017


Are California Closets expensive? 
Are California Closets expensive?
Design options and product line availability vary by location. Pricing for California Closets systems begins at $500; typical systems cost $1,500-$5,000 installed. California Closets are available at approximately 100 franchise locations worldwide. To contact, call 888/336-9707 or visit californiaclosets.com.May 3, 2017


How much does Classy Closets cost? 
How much does Classy Closets cost?
At Closet Works, closets typically start at $1,000, but elaborate installations can range upwards of $40,000 depending on size, options and finishes. The average person spends around $3,500. Design, drawings and installation are included in that amount.Oct 23, 2017


How much does it cost to install shelves? 
How much does it cost to install shelves?
You will pay anywhere between $200 to $500 to install built-in shelving units yourself. The cost of the shelving itself will be anywhere from $25 to $150, depending on the size you need. DO NOT BUILD THE SHELVING.


Is Closets by Design expensive? 
Is Closets by Design expensive?
An average pro-installed walk-in closet costs about $1,200 to $3,000 or more for materials and installation, but their expertise and experience can help you avoid costly mistakes in the long run. The total cost really depends on the size of your closet and the type of system you choose.


Are Custom closets worth it? 
Are Custom closets worth it?
Yes, custom closets are worth every penny (and then some) in terms of the resale of a home. ... If you invest $5000 in custom closets and live in your home with those closets for five years, you'll easily be able to ask at least $5000 more for your home than a comp that just has a rod and shelf in all the closets.Sep 10, 2014


What is the best closet system? 
What is the best closet system?
These Are The Best Closet Systems You Can Buy
  • 1 Elfa. The Container Store. Starting at $195. ...
  • 2 IKEA. IKEA. Starting at $32. ...
  • 3 ClosetMaid. Amazon. $113.99, Amazon. ...
  • 4 California Closets. California Closets. Custom, prices vary. ...
  • 5 Easy Track. Wayfair. ...
  • 6 Rubbermaid. Walmart. ...
  • 7 EasyClosets. EasyClosets. ...
  • 8 John Louis Home. Amazon.
Dec 31, 2018


Should you fold or hang jeans? 
Should you fold or hang jeans?
Knitwear, including tops, pants, skirts, and dresses, should usually be folded. ... Casual pants and shorts made from rugged materials, such as jeans, khakis, and corduroys, also can be folded. And you should fold long evening dresses, particularly those weighted with ornamentation, because hanging can distort their shape.


Is it bad to hang jeans? 
Is it bad to hang jeans?
When it comes to jeans, there is really no right or wrong answer. Unlike dresses or trousers, jeans are extremely durable, so they can be folded without risk of wrinkling or losing their shape. Ditto with other heavy pants such as cords, leather, or cargo pants. ... No worries — you can totally hang jeans, too.May 13, 2016


Should sweaters be hung or folded? 
Should sweaters be hung or folded?
Sweaters. Even with slimline hangers, wool, cashmere, and angora will stretch when hung, so it's always best to fold your sweaters to keep their shape. That said, if you're tight on shelf space, fold your sweater in half once and lay it over the bar of a hanger. Casual skirts.


What's the best way to store clothes? 
What's the best way to store clothes?
The best way to store clothes in a storage unit is:
  1. Step 1: Wash all clothes before packing.
  2. Step 2: Only vacuum seal for short term storage.
  3. Step 3: Place clothes in plastic containers with clip-on lids.
  4. Step 4: Use cedar balls to prevent moth, mildew and musty odours.
Feb 2, 2017


How do I Organise my loft? 
How do I Organise my loft?
Follow our 6 steps to organise (and utilise) your loft
  1. Do an inventory of what you are storing! ...
  2. Take everything down that you don't plan on keeping. ...
  3. Map out how much space you have. ...
  4. Be selective about what you're going to put back in the loft. ...
  5. Use correct storage equipment. ...
  6. Label everything.
Feb 16, 2017


Should you keep clothes in plastic? 
Should you keep clothes in plastic?
Whether the clothes have been stored in the original plastic bag or you have reused the dry cleaning plastic bag to "protect" clothes in your closet, yellowing can occur. For dry clean only fabrics, take the garment to a professional cleaner.Nov 9, 2018