Your closet doesn’t need to be a source of frustration. When you organize your closet to maximize space and make it easy to find what you need, it’s something to treasure. Before you declare your current closet hopeless, look at your closet with an open mind.
Assess the current state of your closet.
Is it crammed and jammed? Do wish you had more shelves or more hanging space? Does it hold items that really don’t belong with your clothes? Make a list of what you don’t like about your current closet.
Clear out what you aren’t using.
Closet organizing begins with an honest evaluation of how space is being used by whom. A professional organizer’s approach to sharing closet space starts with who the people are, what they value, what they own, and how much space is available. In this post I will share some of the closet organizing issues I encounter most often by people who share a closet.
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Place smaller items such as scarves into bins.
When the temperature hits 90, you know that summer has unofficially arrived in Chicago. It might finally be safe to trade your boots for sandals and winter coats for light jackets. The time might even be right for a closet makeover. Our goal is not just to organize your closet, but to create a system that will allow you to maintain a decluttered space with minimal effort. With an organized closet you will save time, money and space.
One of the most important features homebuyers are looking for in a house is closet space. In particular, bedroom closet space. This space in a house allows them to see how they will keep their clothing organized and possibly eliminate the need for a space-guzzling dresser. Well-organized closets help homeowners keep clutter from accumulating in other rooms and doorways as well.
Add a splash of color to your closet
The weather’s getting chilly here in Chicago, which means it’s time to break out the sweaters and put away the shorts. It’s also a great time to clean your closet. As daunting as the task may seem, I assure you there’s a little bit of happiness waiting for you when you’re done. Closets when cluttered and overstuffed can be a major source of stress. You may not even realize that your closet is making you chronically late and sucking up your time. You can’t find anything to wear so you keep on buying more clothes with nowhere to put them.