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An Organizer Confesses: Interview with Professional Organizer, Ronni Eisenberg

An Organizer Confesses: Interview with Professional Organizer, Ronni Eisenberg

We at The Closet Works Inc. are thrilled to introduce you to Ronni Eisenberg, the professional organizer, best-selling author of 10 books and woman behind the hit blog, The Organizing Confessions. When the opportunity arose for us to interview Ronni, we couldn’t turn it down – with over 40 years of experience as a professional organizer under her belt, combined with her adventures of decluttering small, NYC apartments and now, larger suburban dwellings, Ronni has seen (and organized) it all. Discover all of Ronni’s tips…

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Download: The Closet Works Difference

Download: The Closet Works Difference

According to a 2021 article by MSN.com, the cost of home renovations and improvement projects involving a kitchen pantry or a new closet system have increased by 33% across the industry, and are likely to continue to escalate. Although our prices are not rising to that extent, it may become challenging to select a partner with whom to work, especially when there are other factors to consider as well such as value, quality and your total experience as a customer. To help you determine if…

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What Are the Biggest Design Trends for Garages in 2021?

What Are the Biggest Design Trends for Garages in 2021?

Twenty-four percent of homeowners are embarrassed to leave their garage doors open, according to a survey done by Impulse Research. This is because people believe the clutter in their garage is so humiliating, that it should never be seen by their next-door neighbors or house guests. If you’re a disenchanted garage owner who’s determined to organize and revamp, you’ll need a little inspiration to transform your space. We did the research and are happy to share with you the biggest design trends for garages in…

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How Do You Get Your Family Onboard With Keeping Your Home Organized?

How Do You Get Your Family Onboard With Keeping Your Home Organized?

Trying to maintain an organized home can be challenging for families because the process is riddled with potential stressors. According to a Huffington Post survey, the 5th most common stress trigger for Americans is worrying that their home isn’t clean or organized enough. When you think about it, it makes sense – with a family, you have multiple people with differing views on what organization looks like and how to approach it, all living under one roof. Indeed, it can feel like an impossible feat…

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Top Challenges Customers Face (But Overcome!)

Top Challenges Customers Face (But Overcome!)

Our team of professional Designers work with clients on different kinds of projects all the time. Their average tenure with us is over 10 years, in addition to a quarter of the team having over 17 years of interior design experience on their resumes. We think it’s safe to say that you’ll see their years of experience when you schedule your free, no obligation, design consultation. Some issues our customers have faced can be labeled as “standard”, But some challenges were truly complicated. With that…

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Five Tips for the Organizationally Challenged You Can Do in Five Minutes

Five Tips for the Organizationally Challenged You Can Do in Five Minutes

According to the Daily Mail, people spend 3,680 hours (or 153 days) looking for their things over the course of a lifetime. Another report, courtesy of the National Soap & Detergent Association, states that getting rid of clutter potentially eliminates 40% of housework, and on top of that, 80% of the clutter in our homes comes from disorganization – not a lack of space. As you can see, an organized life has perks whereas a disorganized life has repercussions. Yet  some of us can’t seem…

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How To Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

How To Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

It’s tax season, and while the idea of tallying your income and expenses from last year might give you a big headache, there’s a bright side to this annual chore—you might end up with a substantial refund from your Uncle Sam. Now’s the time to start planning for what you might do with your refund. Not sure what to do with it? That makes sense – there are a lot of avenues that you can take when it comes to spending your refund, each with…

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How To Make Storage Organization in Your New Home Your Own

How To Make Storage Organization in Your New Home Your Own

Buying a home is an exciting event! This is true whether you purchase a new build or an existing property because a new home has invigorating potential. Doing enhancement projects to make your storage solutions functional & aesthetically pleasing can elevate your home experience. According to a 2019 survey from Trulia, 90 percent of homeowners plan to make enhancements at some point, and nearly 40 percent of those homeowners are planning to do so within the next two years. If you’re one of the many…

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Is Spring Organizing Just for Spring?

Is Spring Organizing Just for Spring?

For some, organizing & cleaning in the springtime has become an American tradition – but where did this tradition originate? According to the Washington Post, people left housework, such as organizing and cleaning, to this specific time of year due to the impact the winter months had on their homes. More specifically, during the 19th century, grime and soot would build up from the oil and wood people used to heat their homes. Thus, the need to clean presented itself in spring. Women would purge…

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How To Organize a Laundry Room

How To Organize a Laundry Room

According to Reader’s Digest, the first electrically powered washing machine was built back in 1908. Although a lot has changed in the 113 years since it was invented, such as the ability to monitor your washing machine via your cell phone, some things have remained the same. One thing that hasn’t, is that the laundry room is often given less attention when it comes to dedicated space. For some, the available space in their home for a laundry room is 8 ft (or sometimes even…

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Download: The 30-Day Home Organization Checklist

Download: The 30-Day Home Organization Checklist

Checklists are for more than just simple reminders or daily to-do lists. According to a 2018 article by Forbes Magazine, a checklist can be a powerful tool because it keeps you on track to execute your tasks. By using checklists at work and at home, you can avoid making mistakes and focus your mental energy on higher priority projects. What Is the Value of a Checklist To Organize and Declutter Your Home? A premade checklist can cut your organizational work in half – really! Part…

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What Goes Where? How To Organize Your Kitchen Pantry Properly

What Goes Where? How To Organize Your Kitchen Pantry Properly

If you are a cook or a baker, someone who enjoys preparing or just enjoys savoring a great meal, then you can truly benefit from a well-designed and personalized kitchen pantry to help you reach your culinary potential. Since you love to eat, your relationship with your kitchen pantry might be complicated, to say the least. It may contain too much stuff, a great deal of which you rarely, if ever, use. Your attempts to purge, however, are more than likely in vain, since you…

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