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Closet Works Closet Blog: Closet Organization Tips & Tricks

Organize Your Life Through Our Closet Organization Tips & Ideas

Apr. 16 2018

how to store ties

Cabinet Door Options

Selecting the Perfect Custom Cabinet Doors and Drawer Fronts For Your Home Organization System and Cabinetry: Many custom closets, pantries, wall units and entertainment centers include cabinets and drawers as part of the storage solution. Selecting the perfect cabinet door and drawer front is key to lasting happiness with your new organization system. They make a big style statement and can set the entire tone of the piece.

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Apr. 09 2018

how to store ties

How to Store Ties: Closet or Drawer — Two Schools of Thought

Necktie Storage Ideas Using Hanging Tie Racks or Rolled Tie Organizers: There are two schools of thought on the appropriate way to store ties. The best method depends on how many ties you need to store and the type of space you have available. Ties can be either hung on some type of rack in the closet or rolled loosely and stored in a drawer.

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Apr. 02 2018

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Honorable Wins for Closet Works in 2018

Closet Works in the 2018 Top Shelf Awards: Closet Works walked away on top with not one, but three Honorable Mentions in the 2018 Top Shelf Awards — a design contest for the top designers in the closet design industry to be recognized. Read more to see all 14 outstanding submissions and the honorable winning designs.

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Mar. 30 2018

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Closet Works Launches New TV Commercial

Everyone Benefits from Organization: Closet Works rolls out television campaign to encourage Chicago area home owners to get organized. No matter what your age or circumstance, everyone can benefit from increased organization!

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Mar. 26 2018

different types of shelves used for custom closet organization

Types of Shelves For Closet Organization

Different Types of Shelves for Closets, Pantries or Other Organization Systems: There are five main types of shelves used in custom shelving systems including fixed, adjustable, corner, floating, and pull-out shelves. Each of these main types includes several style choices to be made: Standard shelf pin, pin-in-place, corner shelves with either straight, curved or angled cuts, rotating shelves, pull-out shelves with or without shallow sides to hold contents, and more.

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Mar. 19 2018

how to deal with a window in the closet

Dealing With a Window in Closet Design

How to Maximize Storage Space When Dealing With a Window in Closet: There are two schools of thought when it comes to dealing with a window in closet design. One strategy is to eliminate it, while the other is to work with the window and turn it an asset. If the window is located in a reach in/wall closet, you will probably have no alternative but to get rid of it. If it is part of a walk-in closet, however, you have more options.

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Mar. 12 2018

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Wire Management

Clever Ways to Hide Cables, Cords and Wires From Your Home Electronics: Even with the prevalence of WIFI, Bluetooth, plus a host of cordless electronics currently available to consumers, wire management remains a major organizational issue in most homes.

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Mar. 5 2018

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Closet Systems for High Ceiling Storage

How to Maximize The Vertical Storage Space in Your Closet Using Pull Down Ceiling Storage Systems and More: How do you utilize all the available square footage when most of it is out of reach? There are several tricks of the trade when dealing with high ceiling storage for closets. Closet organization solutions for high ceiling storage include various pull down ceiling storage systems, step up solutions like ladders, or reach extenders like the shepherd hooks used by many retail clothing stores.

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Feb. 26 2018

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Selecting a Closet Mirror

Types of Mirrors Available for Custom Storage Systems: Mirror mirror on the wall — but which is the fairest one of all? Mirrors are a handy addition to any closet and there are many different kinds available. Closet mirrors can be divided into four main types and there is one to fit every closet situation, no matter the size or style. Getting the right mirror for your closet will add convenience to your morning routine. Making each day just a teensy bit easier could make all the difference in dealing with the hectic hustle and bustle of our daily lives.

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Feb. 19 2018

wire basket closet hamper system from Closet Works

The Facts About Custom Closet Hampers

Types of Built In Hampers Used in Custom Storage Systems: Built in hampers are a custom closet accessory. There are two main types of built in hampers used in custom closets — the tilt out hamper and the roll out or pull out closet hamper. Both operate manually. They often feature multiple compartments for sorting laundry, and easy-to-lift removable bags with handles for carrying dirty clothes to the wash.

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Feb. 12 2018

Closet drawer cam lock from Closet Works

Types of Drawer Locks Used in Custom Closet Systems

Cam Locks Versus StealthLocks® for Closet Drawer Security: The types of locks typically used in closet drawers include traditional cam locks and radio frequency controlled hidden locks. Both types of locking mechanisms provide a level of security to discourage theft. But which type to choose? Each has its own advantages and the best type to use will depend on your own situation.

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Feb. 5 2018

Rotating closet system from Closet Works

The Advantages of Rotating Closets

The Many Benefits, Types and Uses of Rotating Closets — Including Revolving Shoe Racks & Spinning Closet Organizers.

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Jan. 30 2018

Closet Works Releases New Television Commercial

Closet Works Releases Second Commercial

Place Organization in Our Hands, in Your Budget: Closet Works is excited to announce the release of our latest television commercial which will will air on over 42 TV Networks.

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Jan. 23 2018

Color Trends 2018

Interior Color Trends 2018

A closer look into the predicted palettes of 2018: Out with the old, in with the new. According to styling trends of 2018, we're narrowing down our palettes for a minimalistic mindset and fresh start so we have nothing holding us back from meeting our goals. Closet Works is here to give in depth explanations on the trending colors (including PANTONE®'s Color of the Year) and decor ideas to carry us through the new year.

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Jan. 15 2018

Creating a Home Office

Creating a Home Office

How to add a separate work space to a small home when there is no more room: There are many advantages to having a space for working that is removed from your personal living area. In addition to providing a mental separation between work and home life, a home office can help you stay organized. The problem for many people is that they live in tight or crowded quarters, and have trouble finding a separate area that can be designated solely for work. The space you need is probably available somewhere, however. You just need to think creatively in order to find it.

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Jan. 8 2018

the organization diet

The Organization Diet: Resolve to Improve Your Health & Organize Your Life By Clearing Out The Clutter

Studies Show That Getting Organized Can Improve Multiple Aspects of Your Life, Including Weight: Cleaning and organizing is easier than losing weight for most of us. Try putting your possessions on a diet and clearing your clutter. Then watch to see if your weight goes down on its own along with your stress levels.

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