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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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Top 5 Blog Posts From 2020

Top 5 Blog Posts From 2020

This is it everyone, our last blog post of the year! Can you believe 2020 is almost gone? We cannot thank each of you enough for all of your support. It is because of you that we have been able to do what we love everyday for the past 30 years, helping clients create organized and functional spaces that are beautiful and customized for their individual storage needs. We took a look back at our most popular posts over the past year and came up…

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Get Organized This Holiday Season With a Closet System

Get Organized This Holiday Season With a Closet System

It’s no secret that getting organized is the first step to staying organized, and we know that getting organized might be a New Year’s resolution for you, but let us let you in on a little secret – starting now can help you not only maintain your resolution, but help take some of the stress out of the holiday season. Did you know, according to Psychology Today’s Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D., disorganization causes anxiety and feelings of being overwhelmed? With so much on your plate, let…

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Scary Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a Custom Closet

Scary Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a Custom Closet

Creating an efficient custom closet system is usually not a simple task that can be easily accomplished with a DIY solution right out of the box. To create a truly functional, aesthetically pleasing and personal design that factors in your specific needs, requires time and, most often, input from professionals who can guide you through the process. At the end of the day your money will be well-spent and your finished product will be exceptional, not merely “reasonably adequate”.  For that reason, informed consumers often…

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Why a Professional Custom Closet Designer

Why a Professional Custom Closet Designer

There are a lot of custom closet companies out there to choose from and many reasons to partner with a closet Designer. You may need help with organization but are not sure where to start, or you may know what you want but not sure how to get there. You might just be simply looking for new ideas that you may not have thought of, or not sure of the most effective way to utilize your space. So how can you be sure you actually…

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Can a New Closet Increase My Home’s Value?

Can a New Closet Increase My Home’s Value?

Are you looking for ways to increase your home’s value? Before jumping headfirst into a kitchen or bathroom remodel, consider something a bit simpler: a new closet. Closet remodels can dramatically improve your home’s appeal, increase value, and add functionality to your space. Spacious Closets Are A “Must-Have” It’s true. A spacious walk-in closet is becoming a must-have for many homebuyers. As Forbes reported, large closets “have gone from a desired amenity to an expectation.” Realtors everywhere agree that closets can make or break the…

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A Buyer’s Guide to Custom Closets

A Buyer’s Guide to Custom Closets

With so many homeowners downsizing and remodeling, there is an increased demand for more storage and better space utilization. Custom closets are a great way for a homeowner to make the most of the space available There are many elements to examine when considering custom closets. We have detailed some of the most important ones below to help you obtain the best value, that is the highest quality product at the best price, enabling you to simplify the process. Vendor Experience with Custom Closets It is…

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Closet Organizers Why You Need Them

Closet Organizers Why You Need Them

Waking up every morning to a cluttered mess can be stressful. Trying to find the right outfit to wear, or thinking you have nothing to wear because the same items in your wardrobe are the only ones visible can get your day off on the wrong foot. It’s definitely hard to keep everything well organized if your closet storage system isn’t designed to help you keep a handle on what you have and where it is. We all know that feeling of bringing home a…

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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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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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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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