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The Value of Having an Efficient Mudroom

The Value of Having an Efficient Mudroom

Mudrooms often act as the main entry point in many homes. Within these areas, homeowners must integrate systems that are both ascetically pleasing and functional for those utilizing the space. Having the proper storage and organization in place keeps clutter from piling up on the floor and from creeping into other areas. Having an organized place to store coats, jackets, bags, gloves, hats, and more also keeps these frequently used items easily accessible when walking in and out of the door. Belongings will stay out sight…

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How to Create and Organize a Great Home Office

How to Create and Organize a Great Home Office

With more employers giving their employees the option to work remotely, there has been an increase in the need for an efficient place to work productively within the home. According to the U.S. Bureau of labor statistics, “teleworking had been on the rise even before the pandemic, it has now increased substantially, with more people working at home whenever possible. A recent article by Erik Brynjolfsson et al. estimates that 31% of workers who were employed in early March had switched to working at home…

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How Much Does a Murphy Bed Cost?

How Much Does a Murphy Bed Cost?

The cost of a murphy bed is dependent upon numerous factors, including items such as the following: The size of the actual bed – i.e. twin, full, queen or king The orientation of the mattress – vertical or horizontal Whether or not the project includes adjacent cabinetry The materials and style selected for the cabinetry The type of decorative hardware that is selected Lighting, if desired These items are dependent on available space, personal style and taste, the intricacy of the desired design and, of…

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The Art of Decluttering Your Closet

The Art of Decluttering Your Closet

Pretty much everyone has had this experience; you open your closet door, look inside, and say wow…I can’t believe how much stuff is in here! That thought can lead to other thoughts…do I need all this stuff? How much of it do I actually use or wear? Even if I wanted to buy some new clothes, I’d be hard pressed to find a place to put them. Maybe it’s time to de-clutter and organize my closet. Over time most of us tend to accumulate more…

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Creating an Efficient Pantry Design No Matter What Your Space

Creating an Efficient Pantry Design No Matter What Your Space

A particularly important but often overlooked part of the kitchen plan in any home is the pantry. Creating an organized and efficient pantry design will enhance your kitchen experience by making meal preparation easier and less frustrating.  A well-organized pantry makes it easy to get to everything you need, find things that might otherwise get buried on the back of a deep shelf, and creates space for things that belong in your pantry but get stored elsewhere because the current design only incorporates stationary shelving….

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Custom Closets – How To Recognize Well Built Custom Closet Systems

Custom Closets – How To Recognize Well Built Custom Closet Systems

One would think that obtaining a custom closet organizing system would be no big deal…a walk in the park…a no brainer. But au contraire. Just like many things that you may buy, there are a lot of variables and choices that go into the construction of custom closet systems and you should be educated about what makes for quality systems. Whether you buy from a local company who does the design and installation, buy parts from a local big box retailer and install yourself or purchase…

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Our Best Closet System Ideas

Our Best Closet System Ideas

At The Closet Works, we understand that “being organized” is different for each and every client. People have different needs, desires, tastes, budgets and criteria as to what is most important to them. Due the wide range of customers that we have dealt with over the past 30 years, we have a tremendous catalogue of ideas, designs and approaches to give us a great starting point for almost any project. That being said, we are still coming up with all kinds of new, unique, and…

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Now is a Great Time to Finally Organize Your Garage

Now is a Great Time to Finally Organize Your Garage

Do you remember when you bought your house and you looked out into the garage and you thought, “Wow! What a great space!” Perhaps, but now when you peer out there, you’re likely thinking that it doesn’t look quite as big as it did before. You’re not alone. Things happen: “stuff” makes its way into the garage to be put away “later” and before you know it, even thinking about actually keeping a car or two in the garage becomes an impossibility. It doesn’t have…

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Clever Laundry Room Storage Ideas

Clever Laundry Room Storage Ideas

The laundry room is often a place that gets overlooked or forgotten when it comes to organization. Homeowners have a need to turn their laundry rooms into a functional, efficiently used space. It should be more than a room where piles of dirty laundry are sorted on the floor. Ideally, it can be a place with storage for cleaning products and tools, ironing supplies, hampers for sorting clothing, drying racks and hanging rods. Imagine having a place to fold and iron clothing all in one…

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Are Closet Organizers Worth It?

Are Closet Organizers Worth It?

When undertaking any home improvement project, it is reasonable to ask yourself if the job is “worth it”. This is perhaps more relevant if you are considering selling the home in the relatively near future. But even if you are not, the question “is it worth it” remains. It’s still relevant because the “worth” is not only determined by a financial return on your investment, but also in terms of usefulness, gratification and the pleasure of knowing that your expenditure resulted in making your home…

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The Closet Works Appears On Queer Eye For The Straight Guy

The Closet Works Appears On Queer Eye For The Straight Guy

The long-awaited premier is finally here! The Closet Works made an appearance on Queer Eye for The Straight Guy, which was filmed in the Philadelphia area during the summer of 2019. The hit TV series features a team of professionals better known as the “Fab 5”, who perform complete makeovers for men and women in different phases of their lives. There are transformations in all aspects of life including interior design, wardrobe, food, lifestyle and more. The show is currently in its 5th season, and…

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5 Organization Projects to Add to Your Summer To-Do List

5 Organization Projects to Add to Your Summer To-Do List

If you’ve noticed that over time you are collecting more and more things in certain areas in your home, now might be the perfect time to take on some of the home organization projects that you’ve been thinking about. Why not get a jump start on these projects before the clutter really starts to build? Here are some summer project ideas that will help get your entire home organized. Project #1: Kids Rooms School is out, or it will be out very soon. Now’s the…

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