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If you’ve ever opened your closet
doors and been depressed by
what you see, it may be time to
rethink your closet.
In fact, according to a One Poll
survey on behalf of ClosetMaid, 57
percent of women admitted having
an organized closet would make
finding what they’re looking for
faster and easier while 3 out of 10
said an organized closet would
make mornings less stressful.
However, treating yourself to
your dream closet and introducing
a new level of organization can
help alleviate those worries and
provide a fresh perspective.
To get started on your closet
makeover, consider these tips:
Assess Your Needs
Before diving headfirst into
a full-blown closet makeover,
start by assessing any budgetary
constraints as well as the physical
aspects and size of your space.
Determine your ceiling height
and available wall space to give
yourself a feel for what your
area can accommodate; you may
even want to consider converting
an adjacent room into your
Remember to account for any
sloped walls and whether you
prefer a simple reach-in closet or
a more elaborate walk-in.
Once you’ve determined your
preferences and completed your
measurements, turn to your
wardrobe to assess whether you
need more hanging space, shelving,
shoe storage, accessory drawers or
something else entirely.
Make Your Dream a Reality
Whether you’re a motivated
DIYer intent on completing the
project yourself or would prefer to
work with a team of designers and
professional installers, there are
plenty of options available to bring
your dream closet to fruition.
One closet system to consider
if you’re seeking a completely
space is ClosetMaid’s MasterSuite
27th Avenue collection.
The professionally installed
line can be cut to nearly any
configuration and offers a range
of matte and premium wood
finishes, three drawer styles,
elegant hardware options and
high-end accessories, allowing
you the design freedom to ensure
the features and aesthetic match
your vision for the space.
Customize Your Space
No closet is complete without
some personal touches. Make
your closet work efficiently with
some luxurious organization
accessories such as jewelry
trays, shoe shelving, wire
baskets and drawers, sliding
mirrors, valet rods, scarf racks
Once you have the necessary
accessories and hangers, set up
a systematic f low by using the
zone principle. Keep frequently
used items in prime real estate,
accessories within reach and tuck
away those rarely used items.
With your dream closet complete,
the only thing left to worry about
is keeping it in tip-top shape. For
more closet makeover tips and
solutions, visit ClosetMaid.com.
Courtesy Family Features
3 tips to create your dream closet
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