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Closet Blog: Summer Closet Clean Up Doesn't Have To Be Hard

5 Tips to Declutter Your Closet

July is AC appreciation month. That means its time for an updated wardrobe to match the unbearably hot summer weather. Whether you're trying to stay cool or trying to stay organized consider these wardrobe organizational tips to help you declutter your bedroom closet.

  1. Put away your winter clothes
    Nothing takes up more space in your closet than unused clothes. This July, take some time to store your winter clothes in an out of the way, but easily accessible, place such as an attic or basement. This will ensure that your closet space is not overwhelmed with heavy sweaters and jackets.
  2. Donate your old summer clothes
    Before the severe heat kicks in, you will want to pass on any clothes that no longer suit you. This is especially relevant to those trendy, but now out-of-date, clothes you purchased several summers ago. This will free up some extra space for you in your closet that will come in handy later.
  3. Ensure your delicate clothes have a safe place in your closet
    Summer outfits consist of much more fragile items than the winter months. You will want to ensure that your dresses, shirts, and pants are put on hangers that won't snag or wrinkle any vulnerable summer clothes.
  4. Consider a closet organizing system
    Summer clothes take up less space than winter outfits, but also require more accessories. Consider a closet organizing system with unique storage options such as shelf dividers, bins, and accessory drawer inserts. These organization systems can help you keep your tank tops, t-shirts, shorts, bracelets, and necklaces safely put away, but easily accessible.
  5. Find a place for your shoes
    During the summer, there are many new and ever-changing shoe / outfit combinations. Because of this you will need more space to store your shoes so they are highly visible. Consider implementing a shoe bin in your closet organizing system. You can also go with a closet system that includes a shoe fence.

Hopefully these tips will help keep your closet space open and breezy this July!

There are thousands of ways to organize a closet, your closet should be as unique as you. The above list of considerations is just the first step in designing your perfect closet. Let one of the talented closet designers at Closet Works help you achieve that perfect closet design.

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