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4 10, 2020

What Is A Mudroom? Here Are 10 Popular Ideas

By |2020-10-02T10:00:17-04:00October 4th, 2020|Custom Closets, Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

If you have kids or outdoor pets that come inside, then you are likely well-aware of the mess they can make. Muddy boots, wet paws, and dirty feet have an amazing ability to track in stains or leave behind foul odors that have no earthly purpose being in your house. Not to mention a spouse with a messy hobby or two that marks up your home with dirty hands. If you are scratching your head looking for an answer to all these messy problems, then you might be the perfect candidate for a [...]

4 10, 2020

What Is A Butler’s Pantry And The Best Way To Organize One?

By |2020-10-02T09:56:58-04:00October 4th, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

At the turn of the last century, a butler’s pantry was seen as an essential feature for just about any home with a formal dining room. While it faded out of fashion in the mid 20th Century, the concept of the butler’s pantry is now enjoying a vigorous renaissance. A modern-day butler’s pantry has evolved into a place where you can stage food for service, as well as giving you a place to store high-value dinnerware. It’s a great way to serve a multi-course dinner with everything close at hand, without necessarily setting [...]

3 10, 2020

What Are The Different Types Of Closets & How To Choose The Right One For You

By |2020-10-02T09:52:07-04:00October 3rd, 2020|Closet Organization, Custom Closets, Design Inspiration|0 Comments

Modern-day closet and storage solutions have been evolving rapidly in recent years. Yet there are still many of the classic themes that remain popular no-matter-what. If you are building your new home or simply doing a major remodel, there are a lot of closet types to choose from. To the point that it can be hard to know what type of closet is right for you, or the room you have in mind. In this article, we’ll take a look at some old and new closet types, as well as the situations they [...]

3 10, 2020

Unfinished Attic Storage Ideas To Maximize Organization

By |2020-10-02T09:48:24-04:00October 3rd, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

A lot of the homes built in the first half of the 20th Century made it a point to design the attic to be used as a functional space. Spring-loaded ladders led up to large hatchway doors and an attic with a least a modest floor and perhaps even some shelves. A bare lightbulb dangling from the ceiling completed the ambiance sending the message that the attic was a place for storing things, not for living. Then suddenly the idea of the attic as a functional storage area seemed to go away. Perhaps [...]

2 10, 2020

Under Stairs Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

By |2020-10-02T09:41:26-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Design Inspiration, Home Office, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

One of the newest and hottest trends in home storage solutions is making use of the space underneath the stairs. It’s especially popular in older homes, homes without a basement and split-level homes with unused stairwell space. Even if you don't have a lot of space there are still a lot of great storage and organization systems that can help make the most out of every square inch. It's especially helpful in a smaller home that might already be short of functional storage solutions. Assessing Your Space Helps Determine The Best Storage Solutions [...]

2 10, 2020

Laundry Room Storage Ideas For Small Or Large Rooms

By |2020-10-02T09:38:25-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Some people love to do the laundry. The aroma of fresh laundry soap and dryer sheets, the productive feeling of ironing then folding, can be a rewarding experience. For the rest of us, the laundry room can be a tedious place that seems to rapaciously consume our precious free time. This is made even worse by a disorganized laundry room or one that simply doesn’t meet your needs. Fortunately, modern innovation comes to the rescue once again, in the form of convenient laundry room storage solutions, and appliances that almost make it possible [...]

22 07, 2020

Coronavirus Work From Home Design Hacks Worth Considering

By |2020-07-20T09:57:14-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Home Office, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, working from home was becoming increasingly popular. Today it seems to be part of the “New Normal.” For some people, the discipline needed to work from home can be challenging, especially if you have children or other distractions. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to make your home, home office, and other living areas blend into your home working space. Some are simple, and others might require a little professional guidance. Make Your Desk More Efficient Disorganization is a thief. It steals your precious time and [...]

21 07, 2020

12 Garage Makeover Ideas To Declutter Your Garage

By |2020-07-20T09:53:49-04:00July 21st, 2020|Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

These days a lot of residential properties have some sort of garage or enclosed carport area. While they’re initially meant to hold vehicles, they also need to house things like lawnmowers, snowblowers, shovels, and other lawn care equipment. A few even double as a handyman’s workshop. Unfortunately, they also tend to be placed for quick storage. Things that clutter up the house tend to get dumped in the garage, where they quickly clutter up the garage. More than one family has ended up with a garage so cluttered with improperly stored items that [...]

21 07, 2020

Social Distancing Office Design Ideas To Keep Employees Safer

By |2020-07-20T09:42:20-04:00July 21st, 2020|Home Office, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

With many sectors and small businesses starting to re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are tasked with creating an office space that is safe for employees. This includes social distancing guidelines as well as other physical protections to help prevent the spread of the virus in the workplace. In this article, we’ll take a look at some things you can do to make a safer workplace during the COVID-19 outbreak. This includes simple things like signage, setting up some basic rules, and physical barriers you can install to help prevent the spread of [...]

20 07, 2020

7 Tips To Organize Your Home For Summer

By |2020-07-20T09:34:16-04:00July 20th, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Summer is often a time of frenetic activity for most families. Trips to the beach, backyard barbecues, and having friends over for a fun time are just a few of the things that make summer memorable. Yet, with everything going on, it’s easy to let basic organization get out of hand, and a disorganized home essentially steals your precious time. The following are some helpful tips you can use to get your home organized for the summer and keep it that way until the leave start to turn color in the fall. Get [...]

20 07, 2020

How To Declutter Your Home & Your Life

By |2020-07-20T13:23:53-04:00July 20th, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Clutter can be a real problem in your home, your closet, and your life. Not only is it unsightly, but clutter makes it harder to find the things you truly want when you need them. You spend precious time moving around obsolete items and old pieces of junk mail just to find your key or your favorite pair of sunglasses. For some people decluttering is a very hard thing to do. It takes a certain discipline to let go of things that might not have any true long term value. Tips To Help [...]

2 07, 2020

Modern Home Office Ideas For Maximum Productivity

By |2020-06-30T21:57:42-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

These days home offices are increasingly popular. For those who don’t want to go out, as well as those small businesses that are simply run from the home. Whether you are new to telecommuting or you’ve been working from home for years, it takes a lot of discipline to stay on target and meet your ever-looming deadlines. Though there are some things you can do in your home office space to help maximize your productivity. A lot of them are relatively inexpensive and easy to do. Try To Keep Things Bright And Open [...]

1 07, 2020

Best Homeschool Playroom Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

By |2020-06-30T21:57:43-04:00July 1st, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

These days an increasing number of people are homeschooling or engaging in distance learning practices. Many people find that the challenges of educating their child are easier when you give them a dedicated place to learn, rather than simply letting them lounge on the couch with a tablet or iPad. Of course, a child’s playroom is one of the first places to turn to when you need to create a dedicated learning space. Though you might not always find your child receptive to this idea, especially if you don’t have a place to [...]

1 07, 2020

9 Walk-In Custom Closet Home Wish List Ideas

By |2020-06-30T21:57:43-04:00July 1st, 2020|Closet Organization, Custom Closets, Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

A custom walk-in closet is the sort of thing dreams are made of. When you get to that point where it’s time to make your dreams into a reality, a lot of questions start to pop up. After all, we’re talking about a serious investment in time and money. So, you want to make sure to get it right the first time, and that your vision for the finished closet has everything you need. The following are the top 9 custom walk-in closet items you should strongly consider including. Comfortable Flooring For most [...]

30 06, 2020

Disorganized Pantry? Simple Pantry Organization Hacks

By |2020-06-30T21:57:43-04:00June 30th, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

A properly organized pantry can be a thing of convenience that keeps everything at your fingertips. Whereas a disorganized pantry can be a constant source of frustration that leaves you wasting precious minutes looking for what you want, while the rest of supper starts to burn on the stove. In this article, we’ll take a look at some creative, yet simple pantry organization hacks. Dedicate A Shelf Just For Snacks Sometimes you just want to grab a quick snack or give your kids a little bag of chips for their cold lunch. Dedicating [...]

30 06, 2020

Small Home Office Furniture Ideas For Working From Home

By |2020-06-30T21:57:43-04:00June 30th, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

These days more and more people are working from home, both for safety reasons as well as a convenient way to avoid the annoying morning commute. Yet some homes are simply short on space and don’t have an entirely separate room that can be dedicated as a home office. Especially if you have children. Though with a little bit of creativity, there are a few ways to transform spaces in your home into a home office, with the furniture and features to support productivity. Finding Your Space The first step in developing an [...]

24 01, 2020

Storage Hacks For Clothes And Jewelry In Small Bedroom Closets

By |2020-06-30T21:57:44-04:00January 24th, 2020|Closet Organization, Custom Closets, Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Some homes and apartments have small bedrooms. Sometimes its to provide more space in the living areas, or sometimes it’s just part of the layout of an older structure. Even spacious homes sometimes have small bedrooms for children, which might leave them prone to clutter. Regardless of the pros and cons of a particular layout, one thing is for sure: small bedrooms are often challenged for storage space. Yet that doesn’t have to mean that storage has to be a problem in your small bedroom. At Closettec we have years of experience helping [...]

20 01, 2020

How To Renovate Any Space Into An Organized Home Office

By |2020-06-30T21:57:44-04:00January 20th, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Home office organization is appealing for a number of reasons. Even if you never work from home, a dedicated home office space can be an ideal place to keep bills, deal with household paperwork, and keep the home computer. In a situation like this, even something like an unused breakfast nook, or a large hall closet can often suffice. These more centralized locations tend to be more attractive for a small home office than say converting a downstairs guest bedroom. For those who have a career where they can work from home, a [...]

15 01, 2020

How To Organize A Deep Closet With Lots Of Space

By |2020-06-30T21:57:44-04:00January 15th, 2020|Closet Organization, Custom Closets, Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Not all closets are created with the same dimensions. Some are taller, some are wider, and there are a few that are even much deeper than most. Of course, this added depth opens the door for some enticing closet organization innovations. If you are trying to maximize the storage space in an overly deep closet, the following are some tips to consider. This is why our design team is called upon to assist with custom deep closet design services to help with the inspirational ideas that will help tailor a solution specific to [...]

12 01, 2020

12 Storage Solutions For People With Pets

By |2020-06-30T21:57:44-04:00January 12th, 2020|Closet Organization, Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Many of us love our pets as if they were our own children. As fur baby members of the family, we want them to be well-taken care of and feel like they belong. For many, this also means adding a little convenience to the home for pets to use but also making it easy to give them what they need when they need it. At the same time, we all want to keep a neat and tidy home. Bags of food and walking items laying out can be an eyesore, while also getting [...]

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