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It's Time To Change The Season In Your Closet


At Closet Works, we pride ourselves with the relationships we have built with industry partners over the years, none more than our relationship with the fine folks over at Chaos To Order, a Chicagoland professional organizer, who's been around just as long as we have. Monica Friel, the president and founder of Chaos To Order offered to write a brief guest blog with information that might be useful for our Closet Works clients and we were happy to oblige.


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It's officially fall and cooler days are becoming more the norm than the exception, so now is the optimal time to change the season in your closet. At Chaos to Order we

suggest that your closet be weeded through twice per year. Weeding out the closet doesn't mean taking a good look around and saying, "Ok, I need it all". It really means picking up each individual piece of clothing and asking, "Do I wear this?" or "When was the last time I wore this?" and "Will I be wearing it this season?"

Taking a detailed inventory of every item, including what you have way up on the very top shelf, is crucial to the functionality of your wardrobe. The space in your closet is prime real estate. It's like walking down the aisle in the supermarket, the most valuable space is at eye level. You want the items you're frequently wearing to be right there ready to grab, items you wear infrequently a little harder to reach and what you don't use should be removed.

If you need to add any hardware, including shelving, extra hanging space or drawers, ask our friends at If you need any of our closet organizing pros to come and whip your closet into shape, schedule an appointment at Happy organizing!


Monica FrielThis guest blog was written by Monica Friel. She is president and founder of Chaos to Order - Chicagoland’s premiere organizing company since 1990. Friel manages and trains a staff of professional organizers who specialize in everything from household clutter to corporate chaos.

As a pioneer in the organizing industry, Friel is one of the founding members of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). She has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, and given her expert advice on CBS, ABC, NBC, WGN and FOX.

Friel and Chaos To Order have worked with thousands of satisfied clients, ranging from typical families to large corporations like the U.S. Department of Education and Boeing. Friel is an active member of the social media community with a following on Twitter, Facebook and Blogger.


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