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Organizing Your House for Guests: A Checklist

Organizing Your House for Guests: A Checklist

Houseguests are coming! It’s true – the holidays are the most common time of the year people have hordes of loved ones over. Prepping for houseguests can be overwhelming because who doesn’t want to be the perfect host? Perfection is overrated, however – it’s the effort and the atmosphere of tranquility created that counts the most. Here is a simple checklist for you to use when expected (or unexpected) relatives and friends drop by – we know it will help put your mind at ease!…

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Best Philly Experience Gifts for the 2021 Holidays

Best Philly Experience Gifts for the 2021 Holidays

It’s the most wonderful season of all! Truly, the winter holidays – regardless if you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa or something else – are a time to gather with friends and family to create memories. Often, some of the memories relate to physical gifts but sometimes the best presents are experiences. With that said, we’ve decided to create a list of the best Philadelphia experience gifts out there: weekend excursions, day trips and more, compiled from the best of what Philadelphia has to offer. What’s…

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How Do You Organize a Small Walk-In Closet?

How Do You Organize a Small Walk-In Closet?

When it comes to organizing your entire wardrobe a small walk-in closet, you should first consider the space that you have. Survey it and decide once and for all: should I have a professional designer become my new best friend and help me transform it into something special? If you have a will and a way, then of course we recommend you pursue this route. Not only will you get the chance to redesign with a new wall color, finish and overall look & feel,…

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5 Ways to Get More Space Out of Your Kitchen Pantry

5 Ways to Get More Space Out of Your Kitchen Pantry

When it comes to storage or organizational issues at home, your kitchen pantry can often be a problem area – but why? Every trip to the grocery store creates the potential for more havoc, particularly when a busy family cannot find the time to effectively clean out or tidy up the space before adding more to it. Although the pantry may be your storage problem, it doesn’t have to stay that way. Here is how you can ensure that you are getting the most out of…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021

The season of giving gifts is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to research top-quality products, as well as experiential presents for loved ones. Whether it’s a closet system or a tour of one of Philadelphia’s historical sites, we at The Closet Works, Inc. are confident that you, your friends and your family will cherish these gifts and the memories they provide for years to come. Enjoy and happy holidays from all of us, to you! Invest in Organizational Accessories for Any Space…

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Scary Closet Stories

Scary Closet Stories

We at The Closet Works are not only excited for fall, but we’re embracing the spirit of Halloween this year, too. We’ve collected tales of terrifying closets & spaces – well, maybe not terrifying but the accounts you are about to read are true and come directly from our clients’ experiences with – dare we say it – cluttered closets, as well as other disorderly rooms in their homes. Story #1 – Mourning a Mudroom Once upon a time, there was a family that had…

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How a Great Closet Can Change Your Life

How a Great Closet Can Change Your Life

One of the most important reasons for adding storage solutions at home is to make your life easier. In many instances today, however, getting organized is not only a way to simplify your life, but it’s necessary in order to keep all of your ducks in a row. This is due to the large number of people who now work from home, those who homeschool their children, have children attend school remotely, and simply to the overall fast pace of life we’ve all had to…

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Colors of the Year

Colors of the Year

At the beginning of 2021, we included 21 new colors and color ideas to our current offerings which includes a palette with over 90 colors, finishes and textures from which customers can choose. With 2021 coming to a close, we’ve selected 4 of our favorites from this list to be colors of the year. These choices are based on customer feedback, as well as the expertise of our space optimization specialists, also known as designers. All of these selections are textured, and feature a look…

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Traditional Beds Are Boring, You Deserve A Custom Bed!

Traditional Beds Are Boring, You Deserve A Custom Bed!

Taking the bed out of the traditional bedroom might sound like a foreign concept, but there are plenty of reasons families and singles alike are choosing to do just that. The problem with that, though, is that traditional beds don’t always fit with the function of the rooms they’re moving into. This is why it’s important to look for options that allow the space to function as needed during the day and then, can be brought out for use at night.   Why Bring Beds…

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Different Types of Sliding Doors

Different Types of Sliding Doors

Did you know…? According to a recent report, sliding doors are in demand and the demand has been growing annually by 4% ever since 2016! It was estimated that in 2020, the sliding door market had hit an all time high and was worth $14.95 billion. Not sure if sliding doors are trendy or chic enough for your taste? Artisanhardware.com, as well as Woodlandwindows.com and Pinterest, all agree that sliding doors are not only in style, but they’re a great option, regardless of your taste!…

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What You Can Do With an Entertainment Center

What You Can Do With an Entertainment Center

What’s the one requirement for an entertainment center? It just needs a TV – the rest is left to interpretation of what entertainment means to you. Entertainment centers have become essential in the way that we live, much like a bed: we can’t imagine our lives without it. If we’re unable to dedicate an entire space, like a living room, family room or den to an entertainment center, do we let that stop us? Never! We simply adapt and make one of these rooms a…

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Organizing a New Laundry Room

Organizing a New Laundry Room

What’s the best part of designing a brand new laundry room? You get to start from scratch and create a space that accommodates you and your family’s specific needs. This is especially helpful when it comes to keeping your laundry room organized. The closet company you choose will help you design a space that’s ideal to work in and install storage solutions that are custom made to fit, thus, helping you stay tidy 365 days of the year. If you’re in need of inspiration for…

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