Frequently Asked Questions

How to Organize a Closet 
How can I organize my small closet?
10 Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Closet
  1. Double your available hanging space by adding an extender rod. ...
  2. Store clothes on shelves more efficiently with shelf dividers. ...
  3. Double your shelf space with under shelf baskets. ...
  4. Hooks are your very best friend.
Aug 21, 2014


How can I organize my small closet? 
What is the best way to organize a closet?
  1. Declutter your clothes by category. Flickr/CGPGrey. ...
  2. Empty and clean your closet. ...
  3. Design your ideal closet space. ...
  4. Store your clothes by category. ...
  5. Use coordinating hangers. ...
  6. Stack thick items like denim and sweaters. ...
  7. Roll t-shirts, pajamas, and workout clothes into storage boxes. ...
  8. Store your most used clothes at eye level.
Oct 21, 2016


What is the best way to organize a closet? 
How do you organize a large closet?
Use These Tips to Organize Your Walk-In Closet
  1. Use old shoeboxes to build compartments inside drawers.
  2. Tie scarves, belts around a hanger.
  3. Roll shirts to maximize drawer space.
  4. Use ice cube trays to organize rings and earrings.
  5. Use hooks to create extra storage space for hanging items.
  6. Save wine boxes to store shoes.
Sep 28, 2017


How do you organize a large closet? 
How do you declutter a closet?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How do you declutter a closet? 
How can I make my small closet room bigger?
  1. First thing's first: Pare down your clothes inventory. ...
  2. Build extra rod space if your room can handle it. ...
  3. Here's a simpler (but still classy) DIY rack. ...
  4. Loft your bed. ...
  5. Hang multiple garments in one spot with soda can tabs. ...
  6. You can also use chains and s-hooks. ...
  7. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organizers.
May 20, 2013


How can I make my small closet room bigger? 
How can I make the most of my small closet?
13 Tricks That Squeeze Every Inch Out of a Small Closet
  1. 1 Add Storage Under Clothes. Courtesy of Sugar and Charm. ...
  2. 2 Get Creative. Courtesy of Sugar & Charm. ...
  3. 3 Baskets Are Your BFF. Courtesy of Dorsey Designs. ...
  4. 4 Rearrange Your Shoes. ...
  5. 5 Use A Hanging Organizer. ...
  6. 6 Hang Accessories. ...
  7. 7 Use Specialized Hangers. ...
  8. 8 Hang Hooks.
May 7, 2018


How can I make the most of my small closet? 
How do I become a professional closet organizer?
So here's what I think you need to do to become a professional organizer:
  1. Love people. ...
  2. Invest in professional association memberships. ...
  3. Invest in training and education. ...
  4. Invest in conferences. ...
  5. Think about a training program. ...
  6. Get coaching from another organizer. ...
  7. Get your website going. ...
  8. Do freebies if necessary.
Sep 6, 2017


How do I become a professional closet organizer? 
How do I clean out my closet?
How To Deep Clean Your Closet
  1. Put on Some Music: This is no time for Adele. ...
  2. Take Everything Out of the Closet: Yep. ...
  3. Ask Yourself These Hard Questions: One by one, go through and ask the tough stuff about each article of clothing. ...
  4. Clean: Take advantage of the empty space by giving your closet a good wipe down.
Sep 5, 2014


How do I clean out my closet? 
How do I organize my kids closet?
10 Ways to Organize Your Kid's Closet
  1. Keep Shoes on Open Shelving. Do your kid's shoes more often than not end up in a pile on the floor? ...
  2. Use Double Hangers. ...
  3. Utilize the Door. ...
  4. Organize Loose Items. ...
  5. Come Up With a Hanging System. ...
  6. Label Everything. ...
  7. Invest in a Closet System.


How do I organize my kids closet? 
How can I organize my closet cheap?
Here are a few ways to utilize tension rods for organizing your closet:
  1. Create a shoe rack for high heels, flats and tennis shoes.
  2. Organize your scarves by wrapping them around the tension rod.
  3. Hang your necklaces and bracelets without getting them tangled.
  4. Place your hats on tension rods above your closet shelves.
Jun 27, 2018


How can I organize my closet cheap? 
How do I maximize my closet storage?
How to Maximize Your Closet Space
  1. Throw Out Clothes That Don't Fit. ...
  2. Remove the Clutter. ...
  3. Remember the Floor Space. ...
  4. Add Lighting. ...
  5. Make Use of the Upper Shelf. ...
  6. Hang a Mirror or Two. ...
  7. Paint It a Lighter Color. ...
  8. Don't Count Out Corners.
Sep 5, 2018


How do I maximize my closet storage? 
How can I organize my clothes a lot?
General Tips
  1. Use ALL available space, but keep it organized.
  2. Keep out-of-season (winter/summer) clothes out of the way.
  3. You're more likely to wear something if you can see it.
  4. Keep 1-2 hooks empty for quick-n-dirty clean up.
  5. Don't forget the backs of deep shelves, and high-up places.
Feb 12, 2014


How can I organize my clothes a lot? 
How do I pair down my closet?
How To Pare Down Your Wardrobe
  1. Stop Buying Clothes. The first thing you need to do is to stop adding to the problem! ...
  2. Remove Everything. The next step is to take all of the clothes out of your closet. ...
  3. Sort Your Clothes. ...
  4. Let Go Of Guilt. ...
  5. Avoid Regret. ...
  6. I Might Need That… ...
  7. Get Rid Of Duplicates. ...
  8. Rotate Seasonal Stuff.


How do I pair down my closet? 
How do you start decluttering?
18 Five-Minute Decluttering Tips to Start Conquering Your Mess
  1. Designate a spot for incoming papers. Papers often account for a lot of our clutter. ...
  2. Start clearing a starting zone. ...
  3. Clear off a counter. ...
  4. Pick a shelf. ...
  5. Schedule a decluttering weekend. ...
  6. Pick up 5 things, and find places for them. ...
  7. Spend a few minutes visualizing the room. ...
  8. Create a “maybe” box.
Apr 3, 2008


How do you start decluttering? 
How do you make yourself get rid of clothes?
10 Tips For Getting Rid Of Clothes When You Find It Difficult To Let Go Of Things
  1. Take Everything Out And Look At Each Item Individually. ...
  2. 2. Make Piles To Stay Organized. ...
  3. Start With The Obvious Stuff. ...
  4. Try Everything You Want To Keep On. ...
  5. Ask Yourself Two Questions About Each Piece. ...
  6. 6. Make A Maybe Box.
Feb 2, 2019


How do you make yourself get rid of clothes? 
How do you create a closet space?
How To Design A Practical Closet
  1. Only build what you need. ...
  2. Tip: Hang the top rod high enough so you have enough space between the bottom of the hanging clothes and the second rod underneath.
  3. Focus on ergonomics. ...
  4. Skip the drawers. ...
  5. Add storage elsewhere. ...
  6. Get smart with your shoes. ...
  7. Don't waste your money on 'clever' accessory storage. ...
  8. Go for flexibility.
Nov 3, 2015


How do you create a closet space? 
What to hang and what to fold?
Knitwear, including tops, pants, skirts, and dresses, should usually be folded. However, if you're tight on drawer space, a sweater can be folded in half, shoulder to shoulder, and draped over the bar of a wooden hanger with a piece of tissue paper in between.


What to hang and what to fold? 
How do you organize a room with little space?
How to Organize A Clutter-Free Small Bedroom
  1. Think Like a Minimalist.
  2. Use the space under your bed.
  3. Create a calming environment.
  4. Declutter often.
  5. Get creative with storage space.
  6. Keep shoes in their place.
Nov 5, 2018


How do you organize a room with little space? 
What goes in a utility closet?
A utility room is a room within a house where equipment not used in day-to-day activities is kept. "Utility" refers to an item which is designed for usefulness or practical use, so in turn most of the items kept in this room have functional attributes.


What goes in a utility closet? 
How do you maximize space in a small bedroom?
Here are 10 ways to maximize the space in a small bedroom.
  1. 1.) ...
  2. 2.) ...
  3. 3.) Use a futon: In a small bedroom, try using furniture that is multifunctional. ...
  4. 4.) ...
  5. 5.) Use a sofa bed: Similarly to a futon, a sofa bed can help a small bedroom become a den, or office space and a bedroom. ...
  6. 6.) ...
  7. 7.) ...
  8. 8.)
Jul 30, 2010


How do you maximize space in a small bedroom? 
How do you store clothes in a small bedroom?
  1. Install shelves along the perimeter of your bedroom walls. ...
  2. Clip binder clips onto your desk and store cords in their arms. ...
  3. Hang a clothes rack in the corner. ...
  4. Use crown molding as a shoe rack. ...
  5. Opt for a headboard with storage. ...
  6. Hang your laundry hamper on the back of your bedroom door. ...
  7. Use your radiator for shelf space.
May 12, 2016


How do you store clothes in a small bedroom? 
How much does it cost to organize a closet?
Depending on the company and where you live, professional organizers typically charge between $30 and $80 per hour, according to CostHelper.com, and per-project rates for a single room such as a kitchen, utility room or home office range from $200 to $375.Aug 5, 2015


How much does it cost to organize a closet? 
What is the average salary of a professional organizer?
$42,610 per year
The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $25.70 per hour. The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $42,610 per year.


What is the average salary of a professional organizer? 
Do you need a license to be a professional organizer?
To become a professional organizer, you don't need any special certification or specific training. ... However, to become a Certified Professional Organizer®, you'll need at least 1500 hours of paid experience over the past three years.


Do you need a license to be a professional organizer? 
When should you clean out your closet?
4 steps to clean out your cluttered closet
  1. Take inventory. The first step in your closet clean-out is to completely empty it. ...
  2. Grab some bags. Next, you're going to need to grab some trash bags, a marker and some tape. ...
  3. Set rules for what goes back in. OK, now that you have the preparation done, it's time to start being ruthless. ...
  4. Finish up.
Apr 16, 2019


When should you clean out your closet? 
How do I clean my minimalist closet?
10 Closet Clean-Out Tips From A Minimalist Mom
  1. Start with a clean slate. ...
  2. Try Everything On. ...
  3. Keep Clothing That Fits Your Body And Your Lifestyle. ...
  4. Do Good With Your Decluttering. ...
  5. Create A Capsule Wardrobe. ...
  6. Keep Things Consolidated. ...
  7. Set Limits. ...
  8. One In, One Out.
Jan 18, 2018


How do I clean my minimalist closet? 
How do I make my closet dust free?
Overhaul your closets and adjust your storage and housekeeping habits to get rid of hidden dust and keep future accumulation at bay.
  1. Clear the Floor. The floor is one of the top areas where dust likes to settle. ...
  2. Remove Dust Effectively. ...
  3. Eliminate Clutter. ...
  4. Seal Out-of-Season Clothing. ...
  5. Keep the Air Clean. ...
  6. Minimize Textiles.
Jan 22, 2017


How do I make my closet dust free? 
How do you organize a messy child's room?
Try these eight easy organization strategies to calm clutter and bring order to kids' rooms.
  1. Take a child's eye view. ...
  2. Bring the child into the process. ...
  3. Sort, store and simplify. ...
  4. Contain, corral and control. ...
  5. Make it easier to put away, harder to get out. ...
  6. Organize bottom to top. ...
  7. Label, label, label. ...
  8. Build a maintenance routine.


How do you organize a messy child's room? 
How can I organize my kids clothes?
Organizing Kids' Closets
  1. First, take everything out of the closet and sort, establishing what stays and what goes.
  2. Use the highest shelf to store out-of-season clothes or hand-me-downs from an older sibling. ...
  3. Place a cardboard box on an upper shelf for donations. ...
  4. Pair up matching outfits and store them on one hanger.


How can I organize my kids clothes? 
How should I store my toddler shoes?
  1. Store shoes underneath a bedskirt. ...
  2. Hang molding on the walls to create a pretty shoe display. ...
  3. Hang molding near the ceiling of a closet for your non-seasonal shoes. ...
  4. Cover a shoe rack with a curtain. ...
  5. Store them in an ottoman. ...
  6. Repurpose old wine crates.
Apr 11, 2013


How should I store my toddler shoes? 
What is the best way to organize your closet?
  1. Declutter your clothes by category. Flickr/CGPGrey. ...
  2. Empty and clean your closet. ...
  3. Design your ideal closet space. ...
  4. Store your clothes by category. ...
  5. Use coordinating hangers. ...
  6. Stack thick items like denim and sweaters. ...
  7. Roll t-shirts, pajamas, and workout clothes into storage boxes. ...
  8. Store your most used clothes at eye level.
Oct 21, 2016


What is the best way to organize your closet? 
How do you organize a small bedroom on a budget?
How to Organize a Small Bedroom on a Budget
  1. Install a closet organization System.
  2. DIY additional closet shelving.
  3. Use felt hangers.
  4. If you don't have a closet, make one.
  5. Organize your drawers with dividers.
  6. Fold your clothes vertically to maximize drawer space.
  7. Think outside of the box for nightstands and bedside lighting.
Jul 2, 2018


How do you organize a small bedroom on a budget? 
How do you organize a large closet?
Use These Tips to Organize Your Walk-In Closet
  1. Use old shoeboxes to build compartments inside drawers.
  2. Tie scarves, belts around a hanger.
  3. Roll shirts to maximize drawer space.
  4. Use ice cube trays to organize rings and earrings.
  5. Use hooks to create extra storage space for hanging items.
  6. Save wine boxes to store shoes.
Sep 28, 2017


How do you organize a large closet? 
How can I make the most of my small closet?
10 Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Closet
  1. Double your available hanging space by adding an extender rod. ...
  2. Store clothes on shelves more efficiently with shelf dividers. ...
  3. Double your shelf space with under shelf baskets. ...
  4. Hooks are your very best friend. ...
  5. Store suitcases in the space above the closet door. ...
  6. Hang things on the inside of the closet door.
Aug 21, 2014


How can I make the most of my small closet? 
How do you maximize a small bedroom?
Small Bedroom Ideas: 7 Smart Ways to Get More Storage In Your Sleep Space
  1. Maximize under the bed—and hide it. ...
  2. Organize your dresser like a pro. ...
  3. Find unused space in your closet. ...
  4. Use double duty furniture in your bedroom, too. ...
  5. Splurge on a wardrobe wall. ...
  6. Rethink what belongs in the bedroom. ...
  7. Use the back of the door.
Sep 7, 2014


How do you maximize a small bedroom? 
How do I make my closet bigger?
10 easy hacks that'll make your small closet feel a lot bigger
  1. Invest in a closet organization system to add shelf and hanger space. ...
  2. 2. Make use of awkward spaces purposefully. ...
  3. Use all available space, especially if it's space easily hidden from the main room. ...
  4. Double your hanger space on a budget. ...
  5. 5. Make your things work for the space that you have.
Oct 12, 2017


How do I make my closet bigger? 
How do I clean out my closet?
How To Deep Clean Your Closet
  1. Put on Some Music: This is no time for Adele. ...
  2. Take Everything Out of the Closet: Yep. ...
  3. Ask Yourself These Hard Questions: One by one, go through and ask the tough stuff about each article of clothing. ...
  4. Clean: Take advantage of the empty space by giving your closet a good wipe down.
Sep 5, 2014


How do I clean out my closet? 
How do you organize unused hangers?
Method 1 Using Rubber Bands
  1. Separate your hangers by material. Make separate piles for your wood hangers, metal hangers, plastic hangers, and soft, padded hangers. ...
  2. Organize your hangers in stacks of 10. ...
  3. Wrap a rubber band around each stack to hold the hangers in place. ...
  4. Put the stacks of hangers somewhere for storage.
Mar 29, 2019


How do you organize unused hangers? 
How do I organize my closet DIY?
Here are a few ways to utilize tension rods for organizing your closet:
  1. Create a shoe rack for high heels, flats and tennis shoes.
  2. Organize your scarves by wrapping them around the tension rod.
  3. Hang your necklaces and bracelets without getting them tangled.
  4. Place your hats on tension rods above your closet shelves.
Jun 27, 2018


How do I organize my closet DIY? 
How do you declutter a closet?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How do you declutter a closet? 
How do I downsize my closet?
Actions To Take:
  1. Take everything out of your closet.
  2. 2. Make space on the floor for three different piles: keep, donate, toss. ...
  3. Find your favorite signature items and accessories (if any). ...
  4. Decide what to get rid of: ...
  5. Don't forget your accessories. ...
  6. Keep your clothes in view.
Jan 23, 2013


How do I downsize my closet? 
How many pairs of dress pants should a woman have?
If you wear jeans to work then you can get by with 1-2 pairs of “casual” dress pants and you will need 3-4 pairs of jeans.


How many pairs of dress pants should a woman have? 
How do I become a minimalist at home?
But here are some tips that I would offer to anyone trying to shoot for minimalism:
  1. One room at a time. Unless you're just moving into a place, it's hard to simplify an entire house at once. ...
  2. Start with furniture. ...
  3. Only the essentials. ...
  4. Clear floors. ...
  5. Clear surfaces. ...
  6. Clear walls. ...
  7. Store stuff out of sight. ...
  8. Declutter.
Aug 15, 2007


How do I become a minimalist at home? 
How do you declutter a room full of everything?
How to Declutter Any Room in 5 Easy Steps
  1. Get your Clutter Under Control. ...
  2. Step 1: Empty the Space. ...
  3. Step 2: Create a Vision for the Room. ...
  4. Step 3: Sort Everything into Two Piles. ...
  5. The Vision Pile. ...
  6. The Out-the-Door Pile. ...
  7. Peter's Simple Sorting Tip. ...
  8. Step 4: Donate or Trash Items.
Jan 3, 2011


How do you declutter a room full of everything? 
Where do I start decluttering my house?
Here are a few things to keep in mind as you get started decluttering your home:
  1. Write down or make a map of all the rooms and 'clutter hot spots' you want to tackle.
  2. Give each space a grade based on the severity of the clutter. ...
  3. Do one room or one space at a time.
  4. Set completion dates for each phase of your cleanup.


Where do I start decluttering my house? 
How do you become a minimalist with clothes?
The 20 Essential Items in a Minimalist Closet
  1. Long-sleeved shirts. Three or four.
  2. Sweaters. Keep the sweaters you can wear with tank tops. ...
  3. Two or three casual skirts/dresses. ...
  4. One business appropriate outfit. ...
  5. A little black dress.
  6. Two pairs of exercise capris.
  7. Two pairs of running shorts.
  8. One pair of running shoes.
May 10, 2018


How do you become a minimalist with clothes? 
How do you declutter too many clothes?
How to Declutter Your Clothes
  1. Gather all of your clothes together into one spot. ...
  2. Go through each item and ask yourself these questions: ...
  3. Put the clothes that you're keeping back where they belong. ...
  4. Sort the clothes you're getting rid of into piles for selling, donating, and tossing/recycling. ...
  5. Keep your wardrobe decluttered!


How do you declutter too many clothes? 
When should you let go of clothes?
10 Tips For Getting Rid Of Clothes When You Find It Difficult To Let Go Of Things
  1. Take Everything Out And Look At Each Item Individually. ...
  2. 2. Make Piles To Stay Organized. ...
  3. Start With The Obvious Stuff. ...
  4. Try Everything You Want To Keep On. ...
  5. Ask Yourself Two Questions About Each Piece. ...
  6. 6. Make A Maybe Box.
Feb 2, 2019


When should you let go of clothes? 
How far should a closet rod be from the wall?
Half a hanger + the thickness of the clothes would be your minimum, but the vast majority are 12"/300mm, and most but possibly not all brackets are that size. 10 inches (254 mm) to the center of the rod, minimum. The widest hangers I know about are 18.5", so half of that is 9.25" plus 3/4" wiggle room.Dec 14, 2013


How far should a closet rod be from the wall? 
How much does a custom closet cost?
Custom closet systems range from around $1,000 for basic systems that fit into reach-in closets to more than $50,000 for lavish rooms with center islands and vanities. The average price for a custom closet organization system is $3,000$5,000. Basic white or oatmeal laminate closets generally cost $125 per linear foot.Sep 28, 2017


How much does a custom closet cost? 
How thick are closet walls?
A typical residential wall consists of a floor plate, two ceiling plates, wall studs and 1/2-inch drywall to form a wall that's 4 1/2 inches thick. A narrow wall is 2 to 2 1/2 inches thick, but it is not suitable as a load-bearing wall and local building codes might not allow it between bedrooms.


How thick are closet walls? 
Is it better to fold or hang sweaters?
Sweaters. Even with slimline hangers, wool, cashmere, and angora will stretch when hung, so it's always best to fold your sweaters to keep their shape. That said, if you're tight on shelf space, fold your sweater in half once and lay it over the bar of a hanger. Casual skirts.


Is it better to fold or hang sweaters? 
Should you fold or hang jeans?
Knitwear, including tops, pants, skirts, and dresses, should usually be folded. ... Casual pants and shorts made from rugged materials, such as jeans, khakis, and corduroys, also can be folded. And you should fold long evening dresses, particularly those weighted with ornamentation, because hanging can distort their shape.


Should you fold or hang jeans? 
Are velvet hangers better than plastic?
It can be hard to know which ones are best for your clothes and your closet. One thing is for sure, though — Cheap, thin, flimsy wire and plastic hangers are not the answer. Sturdy, well-made wooden hangers are best, though velvetand padded ones are also very good.Jan 18, 2019


Are velvet hangers better than plastic? 
How do I organize my bedroom with too much stuff?
Steps
  1. Make your bed. Move anything that doesn't belong on your bed off it. ...
  2. Get rid of things you haven't used in the last six months. ...
  3. Put anything you don't use every day away. ...
  4. Wash dirty clothes. ...
  5. Hang and put away clean clothes. ...
  6. Pack away all out-of-season clothing.
Mar 29, 2019


How do I organize my bedroom with too much stuff? 
How do I declutter my bedroom?
But if you're stuck with getting started on decluttering the bedroom here's some expert advice to get you going.
...
Bedrooms should be restful places, so here's how to declutter yours.
  1. Start with the bed. ...
  2. Keep it to the essentials. ...
  3. Break it down. ...
  4. Sort by category. ...
  5. No screens allowed. ...
  6. Bin it or donate it.
Feb 7, 2018


How do I declutter my bedroom? 
How do you organize a small bedroom?
How To Arrange A Small Bedroom
  1. 5 Tips for Arranging a Small Bedroom. Have a small bedroom? ...
  2. Anchor Your Small Bedroom Layout. Start by putting your bed in the center of the most visible wall. ...
  3. Hide Your Dresser in the Closet. Big furniture can put the squeeze on small rooms. ...
  4. Place Your Rug Carefully. ...
  5. Get Creative with Storage. ...
  6. Sketch Your Layout.


How do you organize a small bedroom? 
What goes in a utility closet?
A utility room is a room within a house where equipment not used in day-to-day activities is kept. "Utility" refers to an item which is designed for usefulness or practical use, so in turn most of the items kept in this room have functional attributes.


What goes in a utility closet? 
How deep should a broom closet be?
All you need is about 18 inches in width and depth -- even 16 inches will suffice -- and ideally 72 inches of height. Broom closet height can be as short as about 65 inches, but adding a few inches to the top lets you include a shelf for cleaning supplies.


How deep should a broom closet be? 
How do I plan my closet storage?
How To Design A Practical Closet
  1. Only build what you need. ...
  2. Tip: Hang the top rod high enough so you have enough space between the bottom of the hanging clothes and the second rod underneath.
  3. Focus on ergonomics. ...
  4. Skip the drawers. ...
  5. Add storage elsewhere. ...
  6. Get smart with your shoes. ...
  7. Don't waste your money on 'clever' accessory storage. ...
  8. Go for flexibility.
Nov 3, 2015


How do I plan my closet storage? 
How do I get the most out of my small bedroom?
10 Tips To Make A Small Bedroom Look Great
  1. Stick to a limited color palette. If all white isn't for you, bring in your favorite colors, but in a thoughtful way. ...
  2. Let the light in. ...
  3. Maximize your storage space. ...
  4. Don't be afraid to use windows. ...
  5. Trick the eye with mirrors. ...
  6. Have pieces made to measure. ...
  7. Detract with a feature wall. ...
  8. 8. Make your headboard work hard.
Oct 21, 2014


How do I get the most out of my small bedroom? 
How do I maximize space in my bedroom?
  1. Install shelves along the perimeter of your bedroom walls. ...
  2. Clip binder clips onto your desk and store cords in their arms. ...
  3. Hang a clothes rack in the corner. ...
  4. Use crown molding as a shoe rack. ...
  5. Opt for a headboard with storage. ...
  6. Hang your laundry hamper on the back of your bedroom door. ...
  7. Use your radiator for shelf space.
May 12, 2016


How do I maximize space in my bedroom? 
How do you maximize small living space?
  1. Keep your window-to-wall ratio high. ...
  2. Install floor to ceiling bookshelves. ...
  3. Use semi-opaque materials to allow light into windowless rooms. ...
  4. Create outdoor living space to add the feeling of square footage without the cost. ...
  5. Opt for fewer walls, more multipurpose rooms. ...
  6. Add a loft over your kitchen.
Sep 3, 2014


How do you maximize small living space? 
How do you maximize a small bedroom?
Small Bedroom Ideas: 7 Smart Ways to Get More Storage In Your Sleep Space
  1. Maximize under the bed—and hide it. ...
  2. Organize your dresser like a pro. ...
  3. Find unused space in your closet. ...
  4. Use double duty furniture in your bedroom, too. ...
  5. Splurge on a wardrobe wall. ...
  6. Rethink what belongs in the bedroom. ...
  7. Use the back of the door.
Sep 7, 2014


How do you maximize a small bedroom? 
How do I make a small bedroom look bigger?
How to make a small room look bigger:
  1. Use very light colors or very dark colors to give a room depth.
  2. Utilize hidden storage or multi-functional furniture.
  3. Hang floor-to-ceiling curtains.
  4. Display large-scale art.
  5. Use a few lamps to spread light evenly around the room instead of relying completely on one overhead light.
  6. Use rugs to define the spaces.
Jul 12, 2018


How do I make a small bedroom look bigger? 
Where should I put my bed in a small room?
Centering it on the most visible wall as you would with a larger bed is an effective option, but it may not be the best use of space in a small room. Instead, try placing your twin bed in a corner of the room so the head of the bed and its side are up against perpendicular walls.Dec 19, 2018


Where should I put my bed in a small room? 
How do I become a professional closet organizer?
So here's what I think you need to do to become a professional organizer:
  1. Love people. ...
  2. Invest in professional association memberships. ...
  3. Invest in training and education. ...
  4. Invest in conferences. ...
  5. Think about a training program. ...
  6. Get coaching from another organizer. ...
  7. Get your website going. ...
  8. Do freebies if necessary.
Sep 6, 2017


How do I become a professional closet organizer? 
What education is needed to become a professional organizer?
Have a minimum of a high school diploma or an equivalent level of education. Have 1,500 hours of documented paid work as a professional organizer, 250 hours of which can be substituted with hours spent earning a college degreeor other educational training.May 2, 2019


What education is needed to become a professional organizer? 
What does a closet organizer do?
Closet organizers have expertise in organization. ... Closet organizers can take any messy closet and make it a room that you actually look forward to using. Most organizers are interior designers and artists of closet organization. They'll mimic the motif of the rest of your home when designing your closet.Aug 31, 2015


What does a closet organizer do? 
How much does a professional organizer charge per hour?
Depending on the company and where you live, professional organizers typically charge between $30 and $80 per hour, according to CostHelper.com, and per-project rates for a single room such as a kitchen, utility room or home office range from $200 to $375.Aug 5, 2015


How much does a professional organizer charge per hour? 
Can I be a professional organizer?
Professional organizers work with both individuals and companies to help them create and maintain organizational systems so they can become more efficient and productive. ... You don't need any specific training or education to be a professional organizer. Your target market can be extensive.Feb 20, 2019


Can I be a professional organizer? 
How can I be a good organizer?
10 Ways To Be A Super Effective Organizer
  1. Create a To-Do List. A to-do list is extremely important if you want to keep your days in line and make sure that you get everything done. ...
  2. Find Places for Things. ...
  3. Get Rid of Clutter. ...
  4. Get Things Done Right Away. ...
  5. Color Code Tasks. ...
  6. Keep a Schedule. ...
  7. Create Small Goals. ...
  8. Have a Positive Attitude.


How can I be a good organizer? 
Do you need a license to be a professional organizer?
To become a professional organizer, you don't need any special certification or specific training. ... However, to become a Certified Professional Organizer®, you'll need at least 1500 hours of paid experience over the past three years.


Do you need a license to be a professional organizer? 
How do I start an organizing business?
What are the steps to start a professional organizing business?
  1. Plan your business. ...
  2. Form a legal entity. ...
  3. Register for taxes. ...
  4. Open a business bank account. ...
  5. Set up business accounting. ...
  6. Obtain necessary permits and licenses. ...
  7. Get business insurance. ...
  8. Define your brand.


How do I start an organizing business? 
What is the average salary of a professional organizer?
$42,610 per year
The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $25.70 per hour. The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $42,610 per year.


What is the average salary of a professional organizer? 
What is the best way to clean out a closet?
How To Deep Clean Your Closet
  1. Put on Some Music: This is no time for Adele. ...
  2. Take Everything Out of the Closet: Yep. ...
  3. Ask Yourself These Hard Questions: One by one, go through and ask the tough stuff about each article of clothing. ...
  4. Clean: Take advantage of the empty space by giving your closet a good wipe down.
Sep 5, 2014


What is the best way to clean out a closet? 
How do I clean out my closet?
Follow these closet cleaning tips every six months to keep your wardrobe organized.
...
4 steps to clean out your cluttered closet
  1. Take inventory. The first step in your closet clean-out is to completely empty it. ...
  2. Grab some bags. ...
  3. Set rules for what goes back in. ...
  4. Finish up.
Apr 16, 2019


How do I clean out my closet? 
How do I clean my minimalist closet?
10 Closet Clean-Out Tips From A Minimalist Mom
  1. Start with a clean slate. ...
  2. Try Everything On. ...
  3. Keep Clothing That Fits Your Body And Your Lifestyle. ...
  4. Do Good With Your Decluttering. ...
  5. Create A Capsule Wardrobe. ...
  6. Keep Things Consolidated. ...
  7. Set Limits. ...
  8. One In, One Out.
Jan 18, 2018


How do I clean my minimalist closet? 
How do you become a minimalist with clothes?
The 20 Essential Items in a Minimalist Closet
  1. Long-sleeved shirts. Three or four.
  2. Sweaters. Keep the sweaters you can wear with tank tops. ...
  3. Two or three casual skirts/dresses. ...
  4. One business appropriate outfit. ...
  5. A little black dress.
  6. Two pairs of exercise capris.
  7. Two pairs of running shorts.
  8. One pair of running shoes.
May 10, 2018


How do you become a minimalist with clothes? 
How can I declutter my clothes fast?
Quick Tips for Decluttering Clothes
  1. Set Up a Spot for “Donate” and “Sell” Items. ...
  2. Collect Every Item in the Category. ...
  3. Purge Ruthlessly! ...
  4. Put “Keep” Items Back Neatly. ...
  5. Get Rid of Your “Donate” and “Sell” Items Quickly. ...
  6. Give Yourself a Reward! ...
  7. Maintain the Decluttered Closets and Drawers.
May 29, 2018


How can I declutter my clothes fast? 
How do you remove clutter from clothes?
Most people need to do some of both when it comes to clothing.
  1. Decide What To Get Rid Of. Prepare by arming yourself with three large boxes or garbage bags plus a laundry basket, using a 3-container variation of the Clear the Clutter Strategy. ...
  2. Organize What You Keep. ...
  3. Prevention. ...
  4. Special Situations.


How do you remove clutter from clothes? 
How do I make my closet dust free?
Overhaul your closets and adjust your storage and housekeeping habits to get rid of hidden dust and keep future accumulation at bay.
  1. Clear the Floor. The floor is one of the top areas where dust likes to settle. ...
  2. Remove Dust Effectively. ...
  3. Eliminate Clutter. ...
  4. Seal Out-of-Season Clothing. ...
  5. Keep the Air Clean. ...
  6. Minimize Textiles.
Jan 22, 2017


How do I make my closet dust free? 
Do walk in closets have doors?
The best place for your walk-in closet is along the same wall as your entry door. That way, if the closet door is left open, the first thing you see when you walk inside won't be clutter. Placing it along this wall will also help with good flow throughout the room.


Do walk in closets have doors? 
Why does my house get so dusty?
1. Air Filters. The first, and most likely, the cause of excess dust in your home is due to dirty or cheap HVAC Filters. If your air filter rarely needs to be changed because it is always clean, that simply means it is not working properly, and the dust particles are slipping through the filter.


Why does my house get so dusty? 
How do I declutter my childs room?
Simple Tips for a Clutter-free Kids Room
  1. Throw out the unused or unwanted items. Go through the clothes, toys, books, blankets and every single item in your child's room. ...
  2. Set a limit. ...
  3. Do routine clutter check-ups. ...
  4. Don't purchase items you don't really need. ...
  5. Keep seasonal items packed away.
Jan 25, 2018


How do I declutter my childs room? 
How do I organize my kids bedroom?
Try these eight easy organization strategies to calm clutter and bring order to kids' rooms.
  1. Take a child's eye view. ...
  2. Bring the child into the process. ...
  3. Sort, store and simplify. ...
  4. Contain, corral and control. ...
  5. Make it easier to put away, harder to get out. ...
  6. Organize bottom to top. ...
  7. Label, label, label. ...
  8. Build a maintenance routine.


How do I organize my kids bedroom? 
How do you declutter a room?
How to Declutter Any Room in 5 Easy Steps
  1. Get your Clutter Under Control. ...
  2. Step 1: Empty the Space. ...
  3. Step 2: Create a Vision for the Room. ...
  4. Step 3: Sort Everything into Two Piles. ...
  5. The Vision Pile. ...
  6. The Out-the-Door Pile. ...
  7. Peter's Simple Sorting Tip. ...
  8. Step 4: Donate or Trash Items.
Jan 3, 2011


How do you declutter a room? 
How do you organize baby girl clothes?
  1. Put baskets in drawers to keep hats, socks, bibs and other small items separated.
  2. Add shelves to the walls that can double as space to hang clothes.
  3. Use clothespins to pin pants with coordinating shirts if you plan to hang them. ...
  4. 17 Ideas to Organize Closets and Drawers.
  5. 19 Game Changing Closet Organization Hacks.
Jan 27, 2016


How do you organize baby girl clothes? 
How do I organize my kids clothes in the closet?
Use Double Hangers. Closet doubler rods work well in kids' closets because they increase hanging space while allowing small children to reach their own clothes without your help. Kids can also put their clothes away on laundry day, keeping their closets clutter free and teaching them organization skills at an early age ...


How do I organize my kids clothes in the closet? 
How do you organize too many clothes?
  1. Declutter your clothes by category. Flickr/CGPGrey. ...
  2. Empty and clean your closet. ...
  3. Design your ideal closet space. ...
  4. Store your clothes by category. ...
  5. Use coordinating hangers. ...
  6. Stack thick items like denim and sweaters. ...
  7. Roll t-shirts, pajamas, and workout clothes into storage boxes. ...
  8. Store your most used clothes at eye level.
Oct 21, 2016


How do you organize too many clothes? 
Where should I put my shoes in the bedroom?
  • Keep your shoes off the floor. ...
  • Avoid storing shoes in wire racks. ...
  • Sort shoes into categories. ...
  • Assess whether you need a separate shoe storage solution or not. ...
  • Use clear shoe boxes with lids. ...
  • Get some shoe bins. ...
  • Store fancy heels at the top of your closet. ...
  • Store flats, sandals, and slip-ons in over-the-door organizers.
Aug 17, 2016


Where should I put my shoes in the bedroom? 
How should I store my toddler shoes?
  1. Store shoes underneath a bedskirt. ...
  2. Hang molding on the walls to create a pretty shoe display. ...
  3. Hang molding near the ceiling of a closet for your non-seasonal shoes. ...
  4. Cover a shoe rack with a curtain. ...
  5. Store them in an ottoman. ...
  6. Repurpose old wine crates.
Apr 11, 2013


How should I store my toddler shoes? 
Should you keep shoes in their boxes?
Some people prefer to keep their shoes stored in their original boxes to protect them. Other people will forget about a pair of shoes if they can't see them sitting on the floor or on a shelf. ... However, there is no need to save every shirt box you've ever been given. One bin or box of different-size boxes is sufficient.Sep 23, 2015


Should you keep shoes in their boxes? 
What to Fold and what to hang?
What to hang:
  • Dresses. Slinky silk dresses should be hung on a padded hanger, and lightweight gowns should be hung up by their loops.
  • Blouses. Be sure to keep the top button closed when hanging a button-up to keep the collar intact.
  • Trousers and dress pants. ...
  • Jackets, blazers, and coats. ...
  • Skirts. ...
  • Scarves. ...
  • What to fold:
  • T-shirts.
Apr 13, 2015


What to Fold and what to hang? 
How do I declutter my closet?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How do I declutter my closet? 
How do I make more closet space?
10 Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Closet
  1. Double your available hanging space by adding an extender rod. ...
  2. Store clothes on shelves more efficiently with shelf dividers. ...
  3. Double your shelf space with under shelf baskets. ...
  4. Hooks are your very best friend.
Aug 21, 2014


How much is a closet organizer? 
How much is a closet organizer?
Custom closet systems range from around $1,000 for basic systems that fit into reach-in closets to more than $50,000 for lavish rooms with center islands and vanities. The average price for a custom closet organization system is $3,000$5,000. Basic white or oatmeal laminate closets generally cost $125 per linear foot.Sep 28, 2017


What is the best closet organizer system? 
What is the best closet organizer system?
These Are The Best Closet Systems You Can Buy
  • 1 Elfa. The Container Store. Starting at $195. ...
  • 2 IKEA. IKEA. Starting at $32. ...
  • 3 ClosetMaid. Amazon. $113.99, Amazon. ...
  • 4 California Closets. California Closets. Custom, prices vary. ...
  • 5 Easy Track. Wayfair. ...
  • 6 Rubbermaid. Walmart. ...
  • 7 EasyClosets. EasyClosets. ...
  • 8 John Louis Home. Amazon.
Dec 31, 2018


How do you store clothes without a closet? 
How do you store clothes without a closet?
Instead of stressing out, think outside the closet. We've compiled 10 innovate clothes storage ideas that will transform the way you see storage.
...
10 Smart Clothes Storage Ideas
  1. Repurpose an old trunk. ...
  2. Add a shelved rack. ...
  3. Try a detached wardrobe rack. ...
  4. Use the space under your bed. ...
  5. Hang your accessories.
Nov 13, 2015


What can I store in my closet? 
What can I store in my closet?
  • Declutter your clothes by category. Flickr/CGPGrey. ...
  • Empty and clean your closet. ...
  • Design your ideal closet space. ...
  • Store your clothes by category. ...
  • Hang anything delicate, fancy, or sturdy. ...
  • Use coordinating hangers. ...
  • Stack thick items like denim and sweaters. ...
  • Roll t-shirts, pajamas, and workout clothes into storage boxes.
Oct 21, 2016


How do I become a closet organizer? 
How do I become a closet organizer?
So here's what I think you need to do to become a professional organizer:
  1. Love people. ...
  2. Invest in professional association memberships. ...
  3. Invest in training and education. ...
  4. Invest in conferences. ...
  5. Think about a training program. ...
  6. Get coaching from another organizer. ...
  7. Get your website going. ...
  8. Do freebies if necessary.
Sep 6, 2017


How much does a closet organizer make? 
How much does a closet organizer make?
Depending on the company and where you live, professional organizers typically charge between $30 and $80 per hour, according to CostHelper.com, and per-project rates for a single room such as a kitchen, utility room or home office range from $200 to $375.Aug 5, 2015


Are California Closets expensive? 
Are California Closets expensive?
Pricing for California Closets systems begins at $500; typical systems cost $1,500-$5,000 installed. California Closets are available at approximately 100 franchise locations worldwide.May 3, 2017


Is Closets by Design expensive? 
Is Closets by Design expensive?
An average pro-installed walk-in closet costs about $1,200 to $3,000 or more for materials and installation, but their expertise and experience can help you avoid costly mistakes in the long run. The total cost really depends on the size of your closet and the type of system you choose.


What is the best wood for closet shelves? 
What is the best wood for closet shelves?
If you're putting a shelf in the den or kitchen, you want it to look good, but in a closet, strength and stability are more important. You can get that from a variety of materials, and the least expensive is plywood. If you're stuck on solid wood, pine and cedar are good choices.Dec 17, 2018


What do you do if your room doesn't have a closet? 
What do you do if your room doesn't have a closet?
There are many ways that will keep your place organized and looking like it's straight out of “Better Home And Gardens” magazine.
  1. Buy An Armoire, Chifferobe, or Dresser. ...
  2. 2. Make Or Buy A Clothes Rack. ...
  3. Create A Wall Hung Organizer. ...
  4. Raise Your Bed. ...
  5. Or Better Yet – Loft Your Bed. ...
  6. Create A Faux Headboard With Your Clothes.


Is it a bedroom without a closet? 
Is it a bedroom without a closet?
Contrary to popular belief, a bedroom does not have to have a closet to be considered official. (Your significant other might disagree, but legally, at least in most states, it does not.) Closets are expected in newer homes, but older ones might require a more creative approach to stowing your clothes.Sep 26, 2016


How small can a bedroom closet be? 
How small can a bedroom closet be?
2) Ceiling Height: A bedroom ceiling needs to be at least 7 ft tall. ... According to the International Residential Code, a bedroom window can be between 24 and 44 inches from the floor, it needs at least 5.7 square feet for the opening, and it must measure no less than 24 inches high and 20 inches wide (R310.1).Sep 9, 2014


Where can I store clothes? 
Where can I store clothes?
Tips for Storing Clothes Long Term
  • To vacuum seal or not to vacuum seal. There is a large range of vacuum seal bags out on the market, which are great space savers. ...
  • Say no to plastic bags and cardboard boxes. Air tight plastic containers with a lid is the best thing to pack your clothes into. ...
  • Mothballs. ...
  • Clean, cool, dark and dry. ...
  • Check and do not protect!
Jul 28, 2014


How do you maximize a hanging space in a closet? 
How do you maximize a hanging space in a closet?
  1. First thing's first: Pare down your clothes inventory. ...
  2. Build extra rod space if your room can handle it. ...
  3. Here's a simpler (but still classy) DIY rack. ...
  4. Loft your bed. ...
  5. Hang multiple garments in one spot with soda can tabs. ...
  6. You can also use chains and s-hooks. ...
  7. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organizers.
May 20, 2013


How do I organize my closet DIY? 
How do I organize my closet DIY?
Here are a few ways to utilize tension rods for organizing your closet:
  1. Create a shoe rack for high heels, flats and tennis shoes.
  2. Organize your scarves by wrapping them around the tension rod.
  3. Hang your necklaces and bracelets without getting them tangled.
  4. Place your hats on tension rods above your closet shelves.
Jun 27, 2018


What degree do you need to be a professional organizer? 
What degree do you need to be a professional organizer?
Have a minimum of a high school diploma or an equivalent level of education. Have 1,500 hours of documented paid work as a professional organizer, 250 hours of which can be substituted with hours spent earning a college degreeor other educational training.


How do I become a certified professional organizer? 
How do I become a certified professional organizer?
There is a certification from the Board of Certified Professional Organizers® (BCPO) that you may consider obtaining after you've been in business for a while. However, to become a Certified Professional Organizer®, you'll need at least 1500 hours of paid experience over the past three years.


What is the average salary of a professional organizer? 
What is the average salary of a professional organizer?
$42,610 per year
The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $25.70 per hour. The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $42,610 per year.


What does a closet organizer do? 
What does a closet organizer do?
Closet organizers have expertise in organization. ... Closet organizers can take any messy closet and make it a room that you actually look forward to using. Most organizers are interior designers and artists of closet organization. They'll mimic the motif of the rest of your home when designing your closet.Aug 31, 2015


What does a professional organizer do? 
What does a professional organizer do?
A professional organizer is a person who can help you organize any of the physical and digital spaces in your life — a closet, a kitchen or the aforementioned home office. ... “Professional organizers and productivity consultants work a whole spectrum of services to help people,” she explained.Jan 16, 2019


How can I be a good organizer? 
How can I be a good organizer?
10 Ways To Be A Super Effective Organizer
  1. Create a To-Do List. A to-do list is extremely important if you want to keep your days in line and make sure that you get everything done. ...
  2. Find Places for Things. ...
  3. Get Rid of Clutter. ...
  4. Get Things Done Right Away. ...
  5. Color Code Tasks. ...
  6. Keep a Schedule. ...
  7. Create Small Goals. ...
  8. Have a Positive Attitude.


How much does it cost to turn a bedroom into a closet? 
How much does it cost to turn a bedroom into a closet?
How much does it cost to convert a bedroom into a closet? The cost of a walk-in closet renovation varies with the size and quality of the closet you want to build. A low-end, DIY closet with a few racks and storage can cost as little as $200 to $1,000.Sep 25, 2015


How much does it cost to install a closet organizer? 
How much does it cost to install a closet organizer?
Cost to install closet organizers varies greatly by region (and even by zip code). Get free estimates from organizers in your city. The cost of installing a closet organization system is $2,000 - $3,000.Aug 31, 2017


Are Custom closets worth it? 
Are Custom closets worth it?
Yes, custom closets are worth every penny (and then some) in terms of the resale of a home. ... If you invest $5000 in custom closets and live in your home with those closets for five years, you'll easily be able to ask at least $5000 more for your home than a comp that just has a rod and shelf in all the closets.Sep 10, 2014


How much does Classy Closets cost? 
How much does Classy Closets cost?
At Closet Works, closets typically start at $1,000, but elaborate installations can range upwards of $40,000 depending on size, options and finishes. The average person spends around $3,500. Design, drawings and installation are included in that amount.Oct 23, 2017


How much does Elfa installation cost? 
How much does Elfa installation cost?
Our installation service is 25% of the regular price of your elfa® purchase (or a minimum of $180.00) and includes the following: Removal of up to two shelves and two closet rods per wall, plus related touch-ups with flat white paint. Installation of all purchased elfa® products.


How much does it cost to build a small closet? 
How much does it cost to build a small closet?
Building a reach-in closet will cost about $1,000 to $2,500, depending on the design. The simplest construction includes a single rod to hang clothing. But, with the right accessories, you can make your reach-in almost as functional as a walk-in. For example, add wires or mounting systems for more storage options.


What material is best for shelves? 
What material is best for shelves?
Best Materials for Bookshelves:
  • Wood: “Solid wood” is a common term for furniture made from lumber planks. ...
  • Plywood: Made by stacking thin sheets — “plies” — of lumber and gluing them under pressure, plywood features grains that alternate direction for strength. ...
  • Particleboard: ...
  • MDF: ...
  • Metal: ...
  • Glass:


How thick should Wood be for shelves? 
How thick should Wood be for shelves?
Thickness and Sizes. Use 3/4-inch thick materials for shelves and bookcase structure. If you're using hardwood solids, it's OK to boost the thickness to 1 1/4 inch for almost unlimited support. This type of shelf looks more like a mantel and is expensive, but adds the opulent look of craftsmanship.


How deep should closet shelves be? 
How deep should closet shelves be?
A clothes closet should have a minimum depth of at least 24 inches deep, so the clothes can clear the back wall. Shelves for women's shoes should be spaced about 6 to 7 inches apart. Shelves for folded clothes should be placed around 12 inches apart.


What do I do if my apartment has no closets? 
What do I do if my apartment has no closets?
They don't have closets and they're fine.
...
No Closet? No Problem. Here's How To Live Without One.
  1. Invest in a small vacuum. ...
  2. Store your shoes outside. ...
  3. Use every piece of surface area. ...
  4. Buy storage bins now. ...
  5. Go under the bed.
Jan 25, 2016


How do I build a bedroom closet? 
How do I build a bedroom closet?
Planning to Build Closet Walls. Plan to build a closet frame from 2 by 4s, allowing an inside depth of at least 27 inches. You can construct the frame in one of two ways: Build the walls flat on the floor and then raise them up into position, or build them in place.Nov 7, 2018


How can I organize my room without a closet? 
How can I organize my room without a closet?
How to Organize a Closet
  1. Do a wardrobe cleanse. Go through your clothes and get rid of anything that doesn't fit or that you haven't worn in the past few months. ...
  2. Fold sweaters. ...
  3. Hang with a plan. ...
  4. Color code. ...
  5. Shelf or hang bags. ...
  6. Keep drawers tidy. ...
  7. Design shoe storage to fit your space. ...
  8. Store items under the bed.
Feb 10, 2019


Do closets count in bedroom square footage? 
Do closets count in bedroom square footage?
Stairways and closet areas are included. Finished attic square footage is included if an area has at least seven minimum feet of clearance. Covered, enclosed porches can only be included if they are heated using the same system as the rest of the house.Aug 15, 2013


Does FHA require a bedroom to have a closet? 
Does FHA require a bedroom to have a closet?
A bedroom (sleeping room) does not need a closet, but it does need to points of egress. This was a FHA lending requirement, but it was removed in 1993.Nov 15, 2007


What makes a bedroom a legal bedroom? 
What makes a bedroom a legal bedroom?
This code of ethics binds the agent to the same bedroom definition inferred by the national and local building code requirements on that space, including having two means of egress. In the real estate world, a space can be considered a bedroom if it has a door that can be closed, a window, and a closet.


Can you call a room a bedroom without a closet? 
Can you call a room a bedroom without a closet?
No. Contrary to popular belief, a room does not need a closet to be considered a bedroom. if you ask authorities in building departments about the requirements, you are likely to hear about all of the conditions that must exist in order for a bedroom to be called a bedroom—none of which involve a closet.Oct 8, 2018


How small can a bedroom be legally UK? 
How small can a bedroom be legally UK?
One – but only one – of the challenges to the bedroom tax is the minimum size of your smallest bedroom. Many of the smallest rooms in social housing are less than 70 sq/ft and thus a boxroom rather than a bedroom. A single bedroom has to be 70 sq/ft or 6.5 sq/m to be classed as a full (1.0) bedroom.Feb 20, 2013


Does a bedroom have to have a closet to be considered a bedroom? 
Does a bedroom have to have a closet to be considered a bedroom?
Contrary to popular belief, a bedroom does not have to have a closet to be considered official. (Your significant other might disagree, but legally, at least in most states, it does not.) Closets are expected in newer homes, but older ones might require a more creative approach to stowing your clothes.Sep 26, 2016


Should jeans be hung or folded? 
Should jeans be hung or folded?
Knitwear, including tops, pants, skirts, and dresses, should usually be folded. ... Casual pants and shorts made from rugged materials, such as jeans, khakis, and corduroys, also can be folded. And you should fold long evening dresses, particularly those weighted with ornamentation, because hanging can distort their shape.


How do you store clothes in a small bedroom? 
How do you store clothes in a small bedroom?
  1. Install shelves along the perimeter of your bedroom walls. ...
  2. Clip binder clips onto your desk and store cords in their arms. ...
  3. Hang a clothes rack in the corner. ...
  4. Use crown molding as a shoe rack. ...
  5. Opt for a headboard with storage. ...
  6. Hang your laundry hamper on the back of your bedroom door. ...
  7. Use your radiator for shelf space.
May 12, 2016


Is it OK to store clothes in plastic containers? 
Is it OK to store clothes in plastic containers?
These will protect your clothes from moisture, dust, mould and mildew. Make sure you give your plastic containers a good clean and dry them thoroughly before you place any clothes inside. ... Hot Tip: Never store clothing in plastic bags or cardboard boxes.Feb 2, 2017


How do you maximize a hanging space in a closet? 
How do you maximize a hanging space in a closet?
  1. First thing's first: Pare down your clothes inventory. ...
  2. Build extra rod space if your room can handle it. ...
  3. Here's a simpler (but still classy) DIY rack. ...
  4. Loft your bed. ...
  5. Hang multiple garments in one spot with soda can tabs. ...
  6. You can also use chains and s-hooks. ...
  7. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organizers.
May 20, 2013


How do you maximize space in a small walk in closet? 
How do you maximize space in a small walk in closet?
Use These Tips to Organize Your Walk-In Closet
  1. Use old shoeboxes to build compartments inside drawers.
  2. Tie scarves, belts around a hanger.
  3. Roll shirts to maximize drawer space.
  4. Use ice cube trays to organize rings and earrings.
  5. Use hooks to create extra storage space for hanging items.
  6. Save wine boxes to store shoes.
Sep 28, 2017


How do you maximize a small bedroom? 
How do you maximize a small bedroom?
Small Bedroom Ideas: 7 Smart Ways to Get More Storage In Your Sleep Space
  1. Maximize under the bed—and hide it. ...
  2. Organize your dresser like a pro. ...
  3. Find unused space in your closet. ...
  4. Use double duty furniture in your bedroom, too. ...
  5. Splurge on a wardrobe wall. ...
  6. Rethink what belongs in the bedroom. ...
  7. Use the back of the door.
Sep 7, 2014


How do I organize my closet DIY? 
How do I organize my closet DIY?
Here are a few ways to utilize tension rods for organizing your closet:
  1. Create a shoe rack for high heels, flats and tennis shoes.
  2. Organize your scarves by wrapping them around the tension rod.
  3. Hang your necklaces and bracelets without getting them tangled.
  4. Place your hats on tension rods above your closet shelves.
Jun 27, 2018


How do you declutter a closet? 
How do you declutter a closet?
mnmlist: 5 simple steps to declutter your closet
  1. Set aside some time, and get some boxes. ...
  2. Take everything out, empty it into a pile. ...
  3. Quickly sort into 3 piles. ...
  4. Clean, then put the keep pile back, organized. ...
  5. Deal immediately with the other piles.


How can I make the most of my small closet? 
How can I make the most of my small closet?
13 Tricks That Squeeze Every Inch Out of a Small Closet
  1. 1 Add Storage Under Clothes. Courtesy of Sugar and Charm. ...
  2. 2 Get Creative. Courtesy of Sugar & Charm. ...
  3. 3 Baskets Are Your BFF. Courtesy of Dorsey Designs. ...
  4. 4 Rearrange Your Shoes. ...
  5. 5 Use A Hanging Organizer. ...
  6. 6 Hang Accessories. ...
  7. 7 Use Specialized Hangers. ...
  8. 8 Hang Hooks.
May 7, 2018


What degree do you need to be a professional organizer? 
What degree do you need to be a professional organizer?
Have a minimum of a high school diploma or an equivalent level of education. Have 1,500 hours of documented paid work as a professional organizer, 250 hours of which can be substituted with hours spent earning a college degreeor other educational training.


How do I become a closet organizer? 
How do I become a closet organizer?
So here's what I think you need to do to become a professional organizer:
  1. Love people. ...
  2. Invest in professional association memberships. ...
  3. Invest in training and education. ...
  4. Invest in conferences. ...
  5. Think about a training program. ...
  6. Get coaching from another organizer. ...
  7. Get your website going. ...
  8. Do freebies if necessary.
Sep 6, 2017


How do you become a certified professional organizer? 
How do you become a certified professional organizer?
There is a certification from the Board of Certified Professional Organizers® (BCPO) that you may consider obtaining after you've been in business for a while. However, to become a Certified Professional Organizer®, you'll need at least 1500 hours of paid experience over the past three years.


What does a certified professional organizer do? 
What does a certified professional organizer do?
What is a Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) ... The CPO credential distinguishes professional organizers who have documented a specific number of paid hours in which they are transferring organizing skills to the client, and passed the Board of Certification for Professional Organizers (BCPO®) examination.


How much does a professional organizer charge per hour? 
How much does a professional organizer charge per hour?
Depending on the company and where you live, professional organizers typically charge between $30 and $80 per hour, according to CostHelper.com, and per-project rates for a single room such as a kitchen, utility room or home office range from $200 to $375.Aug 5, 2015


How do I start my own organizing business? 
How do I start my own organizing business?
What are the steps to start a professional organizing business?
  1. Plan your business. ...
  2. Form a legal entity. ...
  3. Register for taxes. ...
  4. Open a business bank account. ...
  5. Set up business accounting. ...
  6. Obtain necessary permits and licenses. ...
  7. Get business insurance. ...
  8. Define your brand.


How can I be a good organizer? 
How can I be a good organizer?
10 Ways To Be A Super Effective Organizer
  1. Create a To-Do List. A to-do list is extremely important if you want to keep your days in line and make sure that you get everything done. ...
  2. Find Places for Things. ...
  3. Get Rid of Clutter. ...
  4. Get Things Done Right Away. ...
  5. Color Code Tasks. ...
  6. Keep a Schedule. ...
  7. Create Small Goals. ...
  8. Have a Positive Attitude.


What is a personal organizer job? 
What is a personal organizer job?
Professional Organizer Jobs. ... A professional organizer, or organizing consultant, works with individuals, families, offices, and businesses to help reduce clutter and organize space, time, and life.


How much do political organizers make? 
How much do political organizers make?
A Political Organizer earns an average salary of $38,047 per year.


What does a closet organizer do? 
What does a closet organizer do?
Closet organizers have expertise in organization. ... Closet organizers can take any messy closet and make it a room that you actually look forward to using. Most organizers are interior designers and artists of closet organization. They'll mimic the motif of the rest of your home when designing your closet.Aug 31, 2015


How much do closet organizers cost? 
How much do closet organizers cost?
Custom closet systems range from around $1,000 for basic systems that fit into reach-in closets to more than $50,000 for lavish rooms with center islands and vanities. The average price for a custom closet organization system is $3,000$5,000. Basic white or oatmeal laminate closets generally cost $125 per linear foot.Sep 28, 2017


How much does a professional organizer make per year? 
How much does a professional organizer make per year?
The average income for a professional organizer was $42,000 as of 2013, according to the job website SimplyHired.


How do I start an organizing business? 
How do I start an organizing business?
Here are the steps:
  1. Decide if you'll specialize or generalize your organization service. ...
  2. Obtain a business license and liability insurance.
  3. Create a detailed business plan outlining your service, pricing, and financial situation and goals.
  4. Develop your marketing plan and promotional materials.
Jan 20, 2019


What is the average salary of a professional organizer? 
What is the average salary of a professional organizer?
$42,610 per year
The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $25.70 per hour. The average pay for a Professional Organizer is $42,610 per year.


Why should I hire a professional organizer? 
Why should I hire a professional organizer?
Organizers don't just organize - they teach clients the know-how of organizing and do their best to transfer good organizing skills to others. ... They walk alongside their clients through the getting-organized process. Reason #10 to hire a Professional Organizer: Break Down Overwhelm. Clutter is overwhelming.


What is the best organizer? 
What is the best organizer?
Best Organizer Software of 2019
  • Best Overall. AnyTime Organizer Deluxe. AnyTime Organizer's powerful security features and organizing tools, as well as its ability to connect to your Google calendar, make it a great option for anyone, including busy professionals. ...
  • Best Value. Organizer Pro. ...
  • Best Integration. C-Organizer.
Jan 23, 2019


What makes a good union organizer? 
What makes a good union organizer?
A good union organizer has a combination of industry knowledge, management skills, and a background with unions. You should become very familiar with your union's current standing and contracts. ... Build strong relationships with your union members. You should strive to be an advocate, not a boss.


How do I organize my stuff? 
How do I organize my stuff?
How to Organize a Closet
  1. Do a wardrobe cleanse. Go through your clothes and get rid of anything that doesn't fit or that you haven't worn in the past few months. ...
  2. Fold sweaters. ...
  3. Hang with a plan. ...
  4. Color code. ...
  5. Shelf or hang bags. ...
  6. Keep drawers tidy. ...
  7. Design shoe storage to fit your space. ...
  8. Store items under the bed.
Feb 10, 2019


How much does it cost to turn a bedroom into a closet? 
How much does it cost to turn a bedroom into a closet?
How much does it cost to convert a bedroom into a closet? The cost of a walk-in closet renovation varies with the size and quality of the closet you want to build. A low-end, DIY closet with a few racks and storage can cost as little as $200 to $1,000.Sep 25, 2015


How much does it cost to build a closet in a bedroom? 
How much does it cost to build a closet in a bedroom?
Building a reach-in closet will cost about $1,000 to $2,500, depending on the design. The simplest construction includes a single rod to hang clothing. But, with the right accessories, you can make your reach-in almost as functional as a walk-in. For example, add wires or mounting systems for more storage options.


How much does it cost to install a closet organizer? 
How much does it cost to install a closet organizer?
Cost to install closet organizers varies greatly by region (and even by zip code). Get free estimates from organizers in your city. The cost of installing a closet organization system is $2,000 - $3,000.Aug 31, 2017


Are California Closets expensive? 
Are California Closets expensive?
Design options and product line availability vary by location. Pricing for California Closets systems begins at $500; typical systems cost $1,500-$5,000 installed. California Closets are available at approximately 100 franchise locations worldwide. To contact, call 888/336-9707 or visit californiaclosets.com.May 3, 2017


How much does a walk in wardrobe cost? 
How much does a walk in wardrobe cost?
Size and layout are two of the main factors to consider when planning your walk-in wardrobe. To get the most out of your space you should set aside anywhere between £5,600 and £11,500 for a mid-range kit out. Depending on your budget, you might want to go to our basic or high end budget estimates.


Are Custom closets worth it? 
Are Custom closets worth it?
Yes, custom closets are worth every penny (and then some) in terms of the resale of a home. ... If you invest $5000 in custom closets and live in your home with those closets for five years, you'll easily be able to ask at least $5000 more for your home than a comp that just has a rod and shelf in all the closets.Sep 10, 2014


Does a custom closet add value to your home? 
Does a custom closet add value to your home?
The solution for every need – large or small – is a custom closet organization system. ... On average, a custom closet will add two to three times the cost to home value. Potential homeowners want to walk into a home, and know that all of their belongings will fit in that home perfectly.


Does a walk in closet add value? 
Does a walk in closet add value?
In most cases, adding a walk-in closet will increase the resale value of your home. Closet size is a major selling point these days - nearly everyone wants a walk-in. However, the one exception is if you sacrifice a bedroom to create your walk-in.


Does backsplash increase home value? 
Does backsplash increase home value?
A backsplash will not only add charter and charm to your home, it increases the value of your biggest home asset—the kitchen! The good news is that tile doesn't have to be expensive. ... If you are looking for a quick and easy upgrade that you will enjoy every time you use your kitchen, then a backsplash is the way to go.Aug 10, 2016


How much does Classy Closets cost? 
How much does Classy Closets cost?
At Closet Works, closets typically start at $1,000, but elaborate installations can range upwards of $40,000 depending on size, options and finishes. The average person spends around $3,500. Design, drawings and installation are included in that amount.Oct 23, 2017


How much does a closet remodel cost? 
How much does a closet remodel cost?
Professionally remodeled walk-in closets can be simple but practical or highly accessorized, costing anywhere from $1,200 to more than $50,000. Average costs, however, are more like $3,000$5,000. Basic white or oatmeal laminate closets generally cost $125 per linear foot.Sep 28, 2017


What is the best closet system? 
What is the best closet system?
These Are The Best Closet Systems You Can Buy
  • 1 Elfa. The Container Store. Starting at $195. ...
  • 2 IKEA. IKEA. Starting at $32. ...
  • 3 ClosetMaid. Amazon. $113.99, Amazon. ...
  • 4 California Closets. California Closets. Custom, prices vary. ...
  • 5 Easy Track. Wayfair. ...
  • 6 Rubbermaid. Walmart. ...
  • 7 EasyClosets. EasyClosets. ...
  • 8 John Louis Home. Amazon.
Dec 31, 2018


Does Elfa work with Closetmaid? 
Does Elfa work with Closetmaid?
Closetmaid shelf supports and shelves will fit on the Rubbermaid or Elfa vertical hangers and vice versa. If money is not a concern then buy the Elfa, built like a tank will last forever and looks better than the others with the right accessories. Rubbermaid is the least sturdy of the three but does the job.


How much is Elfa installation? 
How much is Elfa installation?
Our installation service is 25% of the regular price of your elfa® purchase (or a minimum of $180.00) and includes the following: Removal of up to two shelves and two closet rods per wall, plus related touch-ups with flat white paint. Installation of all purchased elfa® products.


How deep are Elfa drawers? 
How deep are Elfa drawers?
Description: Create order out of chaotic cabinets, closets and other small spaces with Cabinet-Sized Elfa. At just 17-1/4" deep, it fits where regular Elfa Drawers can't.


Do you need a permit to build a closet? 
Do you need a permit to build a closet?
You probably don't need a building permit for the closet, but if you add closet lighting you'll need an electrical permit. Contact your local building department to be sure. ... Reduce the door width to fit narrower rooms, or build a closet with one set of doors.


Is Closets by Design expensive? 
Is Closets by Design expensive?
An average pro-installed walk-in closet costs about $1,200 to $3,000 or more for materials and installation, but their expertise and experience can help you avoid costly mistakes in the long run. The total cost really depends on the size of your closet and the type of system you choose.


How much does a built in wardrobe cost? 
How much does a built in wardrobe cost?
A 3 section built-in wardrobe will cost between £2,800 and £3,600 depending on the overall size and your choice of finish and interior layout. Three doors fitted wardrobe – for between £2,500 and £2,800 you can have a handcrafted bespoke three doors wardrobe installed in your bedroom.Nov 26, 2018


What are cheap bookshelves made of? 
What are cheap bookshelves made of?
Best Materials for Bookshelves:
  • Wood: “Solid wood” is a common term for furniture made from lumber planks. ...
  • Plywood: Made by stacking thin sheets — “plies” — of lumber and gluing them under pressure, plywood features grains that alternate direction for strength. ...
  • Particleboard: ...
  • MDF: ...
  • Metal: ...
  • Glass:


How thick do shelves need to be? 
How thick do shelves need to be?
Generally 3/4-inch thick shelves should be supported every 32 inches with a bracket (the shelves can overhang the supports by 6 inches). You can buy ready-made shelves at home centers. Usually these are made of particle board with either plastic laminate or wood veneer bonded to the surface and edges.Nov 17, 1996


Is MDF OK for shelves? 
Is MDF OK for shelves?
MDF is commonly used for shelving in closets and cabinets because it's inexpensive and smooth. But MDF isn't as stiff as plywood and will sag over time. So when I use MDF shelving for heavy loads, I simply beef it up with wood.


How thick should Wood be for shelves? 
How thick should Wood be for shelves?
Thickness and Sizes. Use 3/4-inch thick materials for shelves and bookcase structure. If you're using hardwood solids, it's OK to boost the thickness to 1 1/4 inch for almost unlimited support. This type of shelf looks more like a mantel and is expensive, but adds the opulent look of craftsmanship.


Which wood is best for shelves? 
Which wood is best for shelves?
Below are some of the best wood types used to make wood shelves.
  • Pine. Pine is one of the most affordable and popular softwoods in the market. ...
  • Plywood. Plywood is another good option for people who are interested in making their own shelves. ...
  • Cherry. ...
  • Koa. ...
  • Red Oak. ...
  • Paduak. ...
  • Mahogany.


Is plywood good for shelves? 
Is plywood good for shelves?
If you need plywood for roofing, walls or subfloods, then choose construction plywood or OSB. Oak or birch hardwood is good for cabinets, storage and furniture. The Home Depot has a handy chart to make picking plywood easier.


How much space should be between closet rod and shelf? 
How much space should be between closet rod and shelf?
Rod Height. Standard rod height for a single closet rod is 60 inches, a height that leaves ample hanging space for floor-length dresses. When installing double rods, hang the top rod 80 inches from the floor and the bottom rod 40 inches from the floor.Dec 12, 2017


How do I maximize my closet space? 
How do I maximize my closet space?
  1. First thing's first: Pare down your clothes inventory. ...
  2. Build extra rod space if your room can handle it. ...
  3. Here's a simpler (but still classy) DIY rack. ...
  4. Loft your bed. ...
  5. Hang multiple garments in one spot with soda can tabs. ...
  6. You can also use chains and s-hooks. ...
  7. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organizers.
May 20, 2013


How much space should be between shelves? 
How much space should be between shelves?
Average Shelf Spacing. A good average spacing for shelves is between 8 and 12 inches. If you have oversize books to store, you might prefer to increase the spacing to 15 inches.


What to do when you have no closets? 
What to do when you have no closets?
13 Ways To Make Your Room Without A Closet Work
  • Buy An Armoire, Chifferobe, or Dresser. ...
  • 2. Make Or Buy A Clothes Rack. ...
  • Create A Wall Hung Organizer. ...
  • Raise Your Bed. ...
  • Or Better Yet – Loft Your Bed. ...
  • Create A Faux Headboard With Your Clothes. ...
  • Build Your Own Shelves. ...
  • Hit Up The Antique Market And Get Yourself A Trunk.


Can a room be a bedroom without a closet? 
Can a room be a bedroom without a closet?
Contrary to popular belief, a bedroom does not have to have a closet to be considered official. (Your significant other might disagree, but legally, at least in most states, it does not.) Closets are expected in newer homes, but older ones might require a more creative approach to stowing your clothes.Sep 26, 2016


What to do when there's no closet in the house? 
What to do when there's no closet in the house?
They don't have closets and they're fine.
  1. Invest in a small vacuum. Related Articles. ...
  2. Store your shoes outside. Brinkler CPH. ...
  3. Use every piece of surface area. Apartment Guide. ...
  4. Buy storage bins now. Amazon. ...
  5. Go under the bed. The Container Store. ...
  6. Get hooked. The Old House. ...
  7. Get a storage ottoman. Wayfair. ...
  8. Build a closet.
Jan 25, 2016


How do I build a bedroom closet? 
How do I build a bedroom closet?
Planning to Build Closet Walls. Plan to build a closet frame from 2 by 4s, allowing an inside depth of at least 27 inches. You can construct the frame in one of two ways: Build the walls flat on the floor and then raise them up into position, or build them in place.Nov 7, 2018


How much does it cost to add a closet? 
How much does it cost to add a closet?
Building a reach-in closet will cost about $1,000 to $2,500, depending on the design. The simplest construction includes a single rod to hang clothing. But, with the right accessories, you can make your reach-in almost as functional as a walk-in. For example, add wires or mounting systems for more storage options.


How thick are closet walls? 
How thick are closet walls?
A typical residential wall consists of a floor plate, two ceiling plates, wall studs and 1/2-inch drywall to form a wall that's 4 1/2 inches thick. A narrow wall is 2 to 2 1/2 inches thick, but it is not suitable as a load-bearing wall and local building codes might not allow it between bedrooms.