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How To Organize Your Closet – Tips For Different Types Of Closets

Learning how to organize your closet is an ongoing process. You continually acquire and get rid of stuff, so you’re continually learning to maximize your closet space. It goes without saying that the more closets you have, the more room you have to store stuff. But even if you live in a small home with only a closet or two, there are still lots of things you can do to maximize your storage space.

All it takes is a little maneuvering. We’ll teach you how to organize your closet the most efficient way. 

When it comes to organizing your closets, it’s important to take stock of how much closet space you have, what you want to store in each closet, and what you need to do to make room for everything. Before you can even begin to do all that, however, you need to remove any items from your closets that you no longer want or need, or that you can store somewhere else.

First, set up a staging area. Empty the contents of your closets and sort through everything. Remove anything that will be sold, donated, thrown away, or stored elsewhere like in a basement, attic, or dresser. If you’re going to donate, check out our blog about where to best donate your stuff. And if you think you might need a storage unit for your belongings, we’ve got advice for that too.

Next, review everything that remains, and bring in anything else that you want to store in one of your closets. Separate the items according to which closet they will be stored in, and then make note of the variety (and quantity) of different items to be stored. Once you’ve done, it’s time to reorganize your closets.

Here are some tips on how to organize your closet:

Tips to organize closets with clothes:

Tips for how to organize your closet that contains linens, cleaning supplies, or toiletries:

If you’re like most people, you’ll be acquiring more stuff all the time. Make a habit of regularly purging any items you no longer want or need, and periodically review your closets to make sure that your storage methods are still working for you. Hope you enjoyed our tips on how to organize your closet and if you have any good ideas, feel free to reach out!

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