Tired of all that chaotic mess you all your closet? With a few easy, low-cost fixes and tips, you can make your closets functional, organized spaces- and find what you need, when you need it. Getting your closets in order will give you back valuable time and provide you with some peace of mind.
Here are some organization ideas from Rubbermaid, which sells closet organization systems and accessories through Lowe’s and other retailers:
Roll up your sleeves and empty everything out of your closets. The rile of thumb is to keep items you’ve worn or used in the past year; toss or donate everything else, You’ll have several piles: seasonal, keep, repair, donate and toss. Purging your closets will make extra room for the items you wear often, and create storage space you didn’t know you had. If you have usable closet space in other rooms, move seasonal or specialty items to those spaces.
Plan Your Layout
Use every square inch of space in your closets. Conside installing a closet organizing system, such as Rubbermaid’s Homefree Closet Kits. Some kits have telescoping rods and expandable shelves to accommodate large and small closets. Plus, you can reconfigure the adjustable systems as needed, making them feasible for every room type. Think about how often you wear certain clothing or use particular items; your layout should make those things easy to access.
Canvas or clean bins, shoeboxes and hanging canvas organizers provide simple, functional storage options for accessories, shoes and seasonal items. Plus, you’ll avoid having an avalanche of items fall from higher shelves. Don’t forget to use the back of your closet door; an-over-the-door organizer can neatly hold shoes. purses and over items while making the most of your space. Also, take advantage of the space under your bed for heavy sweaters, linens and other items you use infrequently. Under-the-bed storage bins, as well as space-saving plastic bags, can help you neatly store such items without them getting damaged or lost in the shuffle.
Put it All Together
Once you’re ready to restock your closets, put the least-used items on the higher shelves; clothes and items that you use frequently at eye level; and shows toward the bottom. Hang all your clothing with the hangers facing toward you. Save yourself anxiety and sort your wardrobe by season.
For children’s closets- add drapes instead of closet doors add a dun, decorative touch and easy access.