Lisa and her husband Richard were building their dream home and knew they would need something more substantial than the standard and basic wire closet systems they had in their previous house. Wanting to stay fiscally responsible, they did not think they could entertain the possibility that even one custom closet, let alone multiple closets in various rooms, could fit into their budget and have all the features the entire family needed. That is until they met Jill from The Closet Works, who started the process of turning their vision into a reality.
Chapter 2 - Design & Installation Capability Look For Experience A lot of “free-lance” closet providers tend to downplay the experience factor when discussing design and installation. Big mistake! Anybody can throw up a couple of rods and a few shelves and claim to have created a custom closet design. It takes an experienced Designer to make the most of your space and create a custom solution that is efficient, maximizes the available space and is aesthetically pleasing while creating a truly personal solution for your individual wants and needs. For example, it is important to know how to size sections for various items, how much clearance is required, how to deal with impediments such as access panels, attic stairs, utility boxes and the like. Equally important is the knowledge that only comes with experience about how to specify for various types of construction - are your walls plaster, concrete block, or drywall and why does it make a difference? What kinds of studs are supporting your walls and on what centers? The list goes on, and there are lots of significant variables that should be taken into consideration when choosing a custom closet company.
When it comes to closet design ideas there are a lot out there to choose from. Depending on your level of experience with home organization projects, you may already know some strategies and tricks of the trade. Other elements of the overall design and how it results in overall usability might need to be brought to your attention by professionals with years of expertise in the field to ensure that the space is made functional for you and your specific needs. Ideas that will make getting ready for the day easier, keep everything visible and easily accessible, and possibly even maximize space.
It’s easy to spot when your organizational system isn’t working. Things are difficult to reach, the space is too small for what you’re storing or you are always rummaging through things because they aren’t logically grouped. But sometimes, the warning signs that your space needs a little help, are a little more subtle. Small things happen slowly over time and go unnoticed at first, but overall have a large impact on our happiness and comfort. Here are some stressful states that may have rooted themselves while you were busy with life, and how you can resolve them.
Now that spring cleaning is out of the way, it’s time to think about getting your closets organized! Closets so often are where all of our clutter ends up. They become a home for anything that doesn’t have a place in another room, and before you know it, you have one big pile of clothes, sheets, towels, shoes and knick-knacks. For many people closets can be cluttered and stress-inducing. The good news is it does not have to be this way. Yours can be a beautiful, organized and stress-free place. A space where you can find all the items in your wardrobe quickly and have them easily accessible when you need them. Need some inspiration? Here are 15 gorgeous closets and organizers to inspire your summer organization.
Cindy Gargano and her husband moved into their home in 2007. Their master bedroom was on the small side and their His and Hers reach-in closets and dressers were inadequate for their needs. Their clothes were exploding out of their drawers, making it difficult to find things and they were tripping over items left on the floor. They wanted to get rid of the stress caused by having to search for things at the last minute, when they’re walking out of the door.