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.
When customizing a closet system, it is really easy to get caught up in the measurements, colors and style of the project. The one design element that tends to get overlooked and can make a closet truly functional is the accessories. They play a significant role in organizing the items in your closet so they are easy to store and accessible when needed. So what are closet accessories and how do you know which ones are best for your needs? Here are some practical ideas that will ensure you love your system for many years.
The Closet Works is proud to announce that it has won Best of Philly for Best Pantry Design in the Helpers and Fixers category. The annual Best of Philly awards, presented by the editors of Philadelphia magazine, showcase businesses who are innovative, talented and the very best in their field. We are humbled and honored to be listed with other top Philadelphia-based companies this year.
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.
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.
If you own a vacation home, chances are you will be having guests during the summer months. And you know with guests, come a ton of belongings including clothes, towels, floats, bikes, boards and more. Not to mention all of your own gear. You need creative solutions that will not only store all of these items, but keep them out of the way and organized to ensure there is enough room for your visitors.