Give Your Garage an Organizational Overhaul for Summer


Summer is the perfect time to get your garage organized. Most of us use our garages as more than just covered parking. Our garages also function as workshops for hobbies or mechanical repairs, gardening centers, mudrooms, and overflow storage. Over time, it can become cluttered and disorganized. Now that the weather has warmed up, it’s the perfect time to give your garage a top-to-bottom cleaning and organizational overhaul. Continue reading

Give Mom the Gift of Organization for Mother’s Day


Your mom has spent years putting everyone in the family ahead of herself, making sure everyone was organized, on track, and had everything they needed to be successful. Now it’s her turn. This year, give your mom the gift of organization for Mother’s Day with custom organization solutions from Kansas City CLOSET Company. We offer a wide range of custom storage solutions that will make your mom’s life easier and make her hobbies or special interests more enjoyable. Continue reading

Great Ways to Declutter Your Home and Eliminate Unwanted Items


Spring is the perfect time to declutter your home and simplify. Choose a day or a weekend to clean out your closets and eliminate the items you no longer need or want. Turn it into a family event to get everyone involved. Sort everything into piles: keep, eliminate, trash, and recycle.

Once you’ve decluttered, the next decision becomes what to do with the items you no longer want that are still in good condition. There are a variety of ways you can find new homes for your unwanted items. Continue reading

Make a New Year’s Resolution to Organize Your Garage


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As the holiday season winds down, the new year is rapidly approaching. It’s time to begin planning and make your resolutions for 2015. Make one of your resolutions this year to get your garage organized. Kansas City CLOSET Company offers a variety of solutions for garage organization that will help you keep your resolution. Continue reading

Keep Your Scarves and Shawls Neat and Organized with Scarf Racks


Scarves and shawls are great accessories. They can dress up an outfit. They are relatively inexpensive. They can be tied in countless different ways, offering great versatility. They come in a nearly endless array of colors, sizes, styles, shapes, prints, and fabrics in both indoor and outdoor styles. But storing scarves and shawls, especially if you have an extensive collection, can be challenging. Continue reading

Creative Design Can Make Maximum Use of Space with Sloped Ceilings

We’re all looking for ways to create extra storage space, and a custom closet system is a great solution. But, if your closet storage space has sloped ceilings, which is common in older homes that use gables or in attic spaces, you may think a custom closet system isn’t an option for. While it’s true that angled walls and sloped ceilings can make creating effective storage a challenge, it is far from impossible. Continue reading

Design a Shared Home Office that is Effective and Functional for Everyone

With more and more people telecommuting for work, operating a home business, or bringing extra work home, home offices are more common than ever. If you have more than one person using the same office, keeping it functional for both people can be a challenge.

Taking the time to set up a shared office properly will ensure that both people can work effectively and efficiently. Each person will need a dedicated work area, including a desk and chair. Each person will also need storage space, including shelves, drawers, and filing cabinets. Some components, like bookshelves and cabinets, can be shared if needed. Continue reading

Spring is the Perfect Time to Organize Your Closets

Spring is almost here. It’s the perfect time to spring clean your home, specifically your closets. Kansas City CLOSET Company has some tips to make getting your closets in order easy and painless.

Just getting started can be overwhelming. Tackle one closet at a time. If that’s still too much to try and accomplish, break it down into separate tasks or areas. For example, tackle shoes one day, hanging items another day, and so on.

The first thing to do is completely empty your closet. Pull everything out. This lets you see the space you have to work with. While it is empty, give it a good cleaning. Dust the shelves and vacuum or mop the floor. Continue reading

Get Rid of the Clutter and Keep it Away for Good

If one of your new year’s resolutions was to get more organized, it’s time to get started. When your home is cluttered, not only is it hard to find what you’re looking for, but it can also distract you from other tasks and increase your stress level.  Mail and school papers piling up on the counters, closets and drawers that are stuffed and overflowing, and shelves overrun with books and magazines are all signs that it’s time to declutter and come up with a plan for staying organized. Continue reading

Organize Your Craft Room

Whether you have a dedicated craft room or just have a corner of another room, making the most of your space is key. Keeping your crafting supplies well organized will not only save you time, but it will also help get your creative juices flowing.

Before you start organizing your crafting materials, you need to get your room set up properly. If you have a dedicated room, you have more flexibility in what you can do. Select flooring that is easy to clean, ideally a hard surface that can be swept or mopped as needed. Install good lighting, including both general lighting and task lighting. Select furniture that is comfortable and ergonomic. The furniture should be able to stand up to any chemicals you may use in your crafts. Be sure to incorporate lots of surface space for various tasks. Give careful thought to your specific storage needs and plan accordingly rather than just haphazardly purchase storage shelves or bins without a plan. Cabinets with doors can hide clutter and keep your room looking neat and tidy. Pull-out shelves and bins are a great addition. Kansas City CLOSET Company offers a wide array of scalable and customizable storage solution and work area options for all crafting needs. Finally, incorporate your style and personality into the room with a trendy light fixture, new wall color, and inspiring artwork. Continue reading