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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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How To Find the Best Organization Method for Your Needs

How To Find the Best Organization Method for Your Needs

These days, we are all spending more time at home due to circumstances that are out of our control. Occupations are now remote and so is our children’s education. Events such as birthdays, graduations, weddings and even just ‘hanging out’ has become – you guessed it – remote. Ever since the coronavirus outbreak in early 2020, the divide between what happens at home and what doesn’t happen at home has become a blurry, thin line that barely even exists anymore. With no clear end in…

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Smart Mudroom Ideas

Smart Mudroom Ideas

April showers may bring flowers, but they also bring mud. If your home lacks a mudroom, you probably want to consider investing in this functional storage space this spring, but not only because of this time of year. Mudrooms, also known as entryways, are a dedicated space you want to have in your house, apartment or townhome 12 months out of the year. Are you questioning the value of a mudroom? Do you think it only pertains to individuals with families? Think again. In our…

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How to Create the Ultimate Entertainment Space in Your Home

How to Create the Ultimate Entertainment Space in Your Home

Over the last few years, we have shared numerous blogs pertaining to the importance of creating entertainment spaces, also known as a media centers, in your home. This year is no exception, but rather, representative of why it is crucial to have a dedicated space to entertain ourselves. Ask yourself: when was the last time you went to the movie theater, a sports stadium or a concert? Your answer (most likely) is not since the COVID-19 pandemic started! Truly, COVID-19 has robbed all of us…

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How To Pick the Perfect Design Color for Your Interior Design Project

How To Pick the Perfect Design Color for Your Interior Design Project

Picking the perfect color for your design is hard for multiple reasons, but through the extensive experience of our design team, we have ascertained what we believe to be the two most common difficulties customers encounter. Most people don’t know how to start the selection process There are many color options All you have to do is google “how to pick the perfect color for _______” and countless articles from Sherwin Williams, HGTV, Home Depot and even The New York Times appear, making your selection…

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New Colors, New Ideas: 21 Color Ideas for 2021

New Colors, New Ideas: 21 Color Ideas for 2021

According to scientists, there are over 18 decillion colors in the world. With scores of color options and interpretations, it can be genuinely overwhelming to select one or more for your home. Whether it’s your walk-in closet, the entertainment center in your living room or your crafting hub, you don’t want to regret the color(s) you choose. With a new year, however, comes new inspiration, new ideas and certainly, more colors. We at The Closet Works have selected 17 new colors to add to our…

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5 Organization Influencers We’re Following in 2021

5 Organization Influencers We’re Following in 2021

Professional tastemaker, home organizer, decluttering guru – whatever you call them, following an organization influencer on social media has its benefits. Organization influencers are individuals who have established themselves as experts in decluttering and home organization. These experts are easily identifiable through their large online following on platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and their own personal websites and blogs. On these platforms there are tutorials, essays and decluttering challenges that, based on their own personal experiences, prove that their methods work. They are our…

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Tidy Up, Tidy Down Marie Kondo’s Top 5 Tips

Tidy Up, Tidy Down Marie Kondo’s Top 5 Tips

Kondo-ing, a verb based on Marie Kondo that refers to the purging of one’s belongings or precise folding of one’s clothing Two years ago, Marie Kondo, a professional home organizer from Japan, launched her Netflix television series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, and immediately became a sensation in the U.S.A. Her calm and joyful approach to tidying people’s homes is based on classic Japanese principles and is what differentiates her method from other home organizers, making her and her best-selling book, “The Life-Changing Magic of…

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Get to Know Your Closet:  Features You May Not Be Using Properly (but Should!)

Get to Know Your Closet: Features You May Not Be Using Properly (but Should!)

According to a New York Times article from 2019, Americans are among the most stressed people in the world. For example, 55% of adults in the U.S. say they experience stress throughout the majority of the day – compare this to the global average of 35% and it’s clear we’re #1 (in a bad way). Consider a Huffington Post article as well that found 84% of stressed-out Americans believe their home isn’t clean or organized enough. Within that 84%, 55% claim cleanliness and organization to…

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Stay Organized: How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

Stay Organized: How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

You have old clothes stashed in your closet that haven’t been worn in years. Stacks of junk mail litter your kitchen table, forcing you and your family to eat on the sofa every night. Piles of sports equipment, old tools and furniture you inherited from a distant uncle fill your garage to a point where it has become your new storage unit – and you are in constant distress. Does this description fit you? Ok, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration but if you’re…

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