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Unique Ideas for Your Custom Closet

Unique Ideas for Your Custom Closet

When you think of your closet space, a few things probably come to mind—it’s the place where you rush to pick out your outfits, get changed, and put laundry away.  We’ll let you in on a closet hack: Your closet space can be so much more than what you’re using it for. For many people with a Closet Works custom closet, their closet space has been transformed into a relaxing space where they can focus on getting ready for the day, an evening event, or…

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Choosing Hardware for Your Custom Closet 

Choosing Hardware for Your Custom Closet 

You’ve been dreaming of your custom closet. You’ve had many conversations and mulled over all the options. Once the planning is done and you finally get to move on to finalizing the details and bringing your closet dreams to life, that’s when the fun starts!  Custom Closet Options It’s important to start with the basics. If you have nicer pieces of clothing, you’ll want a little extra room for hanging clothes. If you have a lot of high heel shoes, slanted shoe storage shelves can…

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Three Steps to Conquering an Empty Nest

Three Steps to Conquering an Empty Nest

Empty nest (n) – A household consisting only of a parent or parents whose children have grown up and left home. Yes, it’s a real thing! An empty nest can make a home feel lonely after years of children’s laughter and toys scattered throughout the house. Being a parent is a permanent, full-time job, so when your children move out, it’s a big adjustment. Optimizing your space and adding custom-built pieces to make your home feel new again can help balance your worries and make…

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What’s the Best Size for a Walk-In Closet?

What’s the Best Size for a Walk-In Closet?

There’s a reason the name of our game is custom closets. One-size-fits-all solutions aren’t feasible for most people—every person, family, and home will need a solution that’s a little different based on their unique situations.  When discussing closets, one of the questions we get asked often is “What’s the ideal size for a walk-in closet?” Before we answer that question, there are some other important things you’ll want to consider first.  Let’s first define ‘closet.’  A closet is a predetermined space in your home created…

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How Organizing Relieves Stress

How Organizing Relieves Stress

Organizing your pantry or closet may not sound like the most exciting way to spend your afternoon or weekend. However, organizing your space has many stress-relieving benefits! According to Selecthealth.org, “By decluttering your living spaces, you can decrease housework, too, by 40%. Staying organized will actually lower your cortisol levels—the body’s primary stress hormone.”  In addition to feeling confident inside and outside your home, as well as saving money on products and clothes, organizing the home is actually good for your health. Did you know…

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Closets vs. Wardrobes: Options for a Custom Wardrobe

Closets vs. Wardrobes: Options for a Custom Wardrobe

Imagine getting ready in the morning and choosing your favorite outfits and accessories in just seconds. What could you accomplish after you start your day with a little confidence boost?  You might be thinking, “A custom space to store my clothes sounds amazing, but I don’t have the room.” Maybe you have limited closet space or maybe you generally need more space in your home. No matter your scenario, Closet Works has a solution to simplify your mornings and help get your closet in order. …

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Murphy Beds vs. Wall Beds: Clearing Up the Common Misconceptions

Murphy Beds vs. Wall Beds: Clearing Up the Common Misconceptions

Murphy beds sound too good to be true. A space-saving bed that doesn’t compromise comfort or quality? That bed really does exist—it’s called a Murphy bed.  Today we’ll clear up some common misconceptions about Murphy beds and answer a few common questions like, What’s the difference between a Murphy bed and a wall bed? What types of lifestyles are Murphy beds good for? How affordable are Murphy beds? And what customization options are available? What is the difference between a Murphy bed and a wall…

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Custom Playroom Ideas for Your Kids

Custom Playroom Ideas for Your Kids

Ever feel like life is moving too fast? With summer approaching, this time of year is no exception, especially if you have small children! Summer is a great time to spend time with your kids when they’re home from school, but let’s face it—spending all day with your children can be hard when you’re still trying to work from home or even when you have household tasks you need to complete.  When you have to sneak away to your custom-built home office to get some…

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How to Organize a Pantry Step by Step

How to Organize a Pantry Step by Step

Disorganization leads to stress in all areas of your life. It can affect work, relationships, and even your finances. Organizing your home and belongings is a wonderful and self-sustaining first step to improving your overall quality of life. For now, let’s start with an area of your home you rummage around in every day: your pantry. An organized and streamlined pantry can not only prevent stress, but it can also save you time and money. Think of all the times you’ve gone to the grocery…

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Storage Solutions for Organizing Your Garage Essentials

Storage Solutions for Organizing Your Garage Essentials

A large garage may have been one of your home’s biggest selling points. You thought, “Wow! We’ll have so much extra storage space!”  Fast forward a few years—the garage has turned into a catch-all for forgotten projects and gear. It’s becoming hard to find things you need now that clutter has taken over your garage.  Today we’ll talk about how to organize your garage so your favorite and most-used items are always accessible, even if they’re tucked away for the season.    Find Your Tools…

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Spring Cleaning Your Closets for Year-Round Organization

Spring Cleaning Your Closets for Year-Round Organization

When the snow melts away and spring starts to bloom, you’ll know it’s time to start your spring cleaning. Storing away winter items, cleaning up your home, and making room for warm-weather gear is a staple when you’re embracing the new season. Spring cleaning sounds peaceful and refreshing. But spring cleaning often happens a few times throughout the year—it’s no longer just spring cleaning but fall, winter, and summer cleaning.  We’re going to walk you through some best practices for spring cleaning your closets that…

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Increase Your Productivity with a Custom Closet

Increase Your Productivity with a Custom Closet

When it comes to building a life for yourself, there’s no instruction manual. But there are a ton of options. From career fields to parenting methods, cooking techniques and more, finding what works for you takes time. Once you get it down, there are ways to streamline the processes you’ve found work best.  Believe it or not, a custom closet can help you increase your productivity so maintaining your lifestyle can be easier than ever before! A Custom Closet Made for Reaching Your Goals When…

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