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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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How Do You Organize a Cluttered Craft Room?

How Do You Organize a Cluttered Craft Room?

Do you have a craft or hobby room at home where you can sew, paint, draw, execute paper crafts and/or kids crafts (if you have children)? If so, it’s important to keep this space clutter-free and tidy. “Why is this so important?” you may ask. According to Skillshare.com, getting organized can make you a more productive artist. On a similar note, the Productivity Experts are adamant that an organized workspace can help you: Save time Eliminate stress Become more creative Locate anything and everything you…

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Is a Murphy Bed Dangerous?

Is a Murphy Bed Dangerous?

We at The Closet Works, Inc. discovered that “can a Murphy bed kill you?” is the most frequently asked question on Google regarding space-saving beds, and thus, we felt compelled to provide a responsible and informed answer to this common query. Our answer? When a Murphy bed is custom-made and installed by experienced experts, and used properly according to the provided instructions, it is a space saving asset, not dangerous, and certainly not a death trap! Having said all of that, we’d like to share…

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How To Organize School Supplies

How To Organize School Supplies

For many across the country, August 30th will mark their first day back to school. The start of the 2021 school year brings up concerns, with one of the most common being how to get kids organized and keep them organized. Whether your children are learning virtually or will be back in a classroom, here are our best tips and tricks for organizing school supplies – and keeping them that way! Best Hacks For Organizing School Supplies Tip #1 – Collaborate with Your Child Before…

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Our 8 Tips for Cleaning Up Your Cleaning Supplies

Our 8 Tips for Cleaning Up Your Cleaning Supplies

We’re guessing that when it comes to cleaning the house, the task isn’t on your top 20 list of things you enjoy doing! To make cleaning worse, starting with disorganized or cluttered cleaning supplies makes the process all the more dreadful, and needless to say, counterproductive. As a matter of fact, The Daily Mail estimates that we’ll each spend 3,680 hours of our lives (or 153 days) searching for misplaced items. If you can’t find the large garbage bags, clean sponges, or you misplaced your…

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Begin To See the Light… in Your Closet System!

Begin To See the Light… in Your Closet System!

According to Architectural Digest, these are the top 5 rules for having good lighting in your home: Spread the light around Customize your lighting Buy top-quality light resources Have multiple sources of light Focus your lighting on what’s most important Based on the list above, it’s safe to say that having a well-lit home is important, and the need for good lighting certainly extends to your closet. “But why?” you may ask. What’s the big deal? You’re probably thinking to yourself “I have two lightbulbs…

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How to Create a Terrific Crafts Workshop in a Small Space

How to Create a Terrific Crafts Workshop in a Small Space

According to a survey done by the Association for Creative Industries (AFCI), 63% of people in the U.S. are crafting or have crafted within the last 12 months. Are you one of these crafters? If so, you likely desire a place to store all of your hobby supplies, as well as a dedicated area to work, regardless of if it involves painting, embroidery, collecting stamps or coins, origami or whatever. Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a craft/hobby room in their home. With that…

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5 Common Questions About Home Offices

5 Common Questions About Home Offices

We at The Closet Works were curious to find out what the most commonly asked questions about home offices on Google. Once we found out, we took it upon ourselves to provide you with the answers below. 1. Where is the best place for a home office? The best location for your home office is going to be where you’re most comfortable, as well as where you have the most space to give yourself a private, quiet place to focus on work. We also recommend…

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3 Functional & Aesthetically Pleasing Laundry Room Ideas

3 Functional & Aesthetically Pleasing Laundry Room Ideas

Did you know that the average American family does 8-10 loads of laundry each week? That’s a lot of laundry! But did you also know that doing one’s laundry was voted the second most hated chore in America? If you’re among the millions who despise doing laundry, then check out the functional and aesthetically pleasing laundry room ideas we’ve provided below. Idea 1 – Making (More) Room According to a study by Homestratosphere.com, only 19% of home laundry rooms are compact (aka tiny) – the…

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Share Your Closet Story

Share Your Closet Story

“Inside each of us is a natural-born storyteller, waiting to be released.” – Robin Moore, Author Behind every great closet is a story waiting to be revealed. We at The Closet Works, Inc. have had the great fortune of hearing our customers’ stories for over 30 years and continue to work with them as they add to their narratives. Featured Stories It’s true: each and every one of our clients has taken a different path to transform their home and the spaces within. We wanted…

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How To Make Your Space More Attractive for Virtual Meetings

How To Make Your Space More Attractive for Virtual Meetings

Working from home has become the new normal. Don’t believe us? An Upwork survey has revealed that 1 in 4 Americans, or 39 million people, are working from home in 2021, with predictions estimating that in the coming years, that figure will rise to 70 million. Since remote work has taken over, so have virtual meetings, and thus, a need for a private, home office space. You need a place that not only is aesthetically pleasing and motivates your productivity but is appropriate when your…

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