8 01, 2021

Home Library Design Ideas To Be Organized

By |2021-01-06T19:00:36-05:00January 8th, 2021|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

Home libraries and reading rooms come in all shapes and sizes. They often serve as more than just a place to store books and hanging the occasional framed picture. A home library is a place for everyone in the family to unplug and enjoy a good book, or perhaps do a little research. Though books come in all different sizes, weights, and colors. Without some basic organization, a home library or reading room can gradually fall into chaos. Organizing Your Books If you have an extensive collection of books in your home library, [...]

7 01, 2021

Entertainment Room Ideas That Are Cool, Modern & Fun

By |2021-01-06T18:55:36-05:00January 7th, 2021|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

An entertainment room is often a living room or family room, though this isn’t the only place in a home where a dedicated entertainment room might be found. Gaming rooms, screening rooms, and man caves are all popular types of entertainment rooms. They are designed to let you stretch out, crank up the sound, and bask in an immersive experience. Of course, a great entertainment room is more than just a big screen TV, a blaring sound system, and a recliner. Lighting, furniture, and other special features make all the difference in transforming [...]

7 10, 2020

Affordable Entry Way Storage Ideas To Organize Your Home Entrance

By |2020-10-02T10:27:09-04:00October 7th, 2020|Custom Closets, Design Inspiration|0 Comments

The look and feel of your foyer or home’s entryway send an immediate message to guests. Yet it also tends to be a place where your family needs to store shoes, hats, coats, gloves, and other outdoor items. Without proper storage and organization solutions in place, the foyer can quickly descend into complete chaos. The following are some thoughtful ways you can help keep your entryway looking organized and pristine. Personalized Cubby Spaces Giving everyone their own space to hang up coats, take off their shoes, and put away their hats will go [...]

6 10, 2020

How To Build A Wine Cellar In Your Basement?

By |2020-10-02T10:24:01-04:00October 6th, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

These days our globalized economy gives us access to treats from around the world. Especially, high-quality regional wines. Though as any Oenophile will tell you, that the best vintages need to be properly stored. Rather than rent space somewhere, most wine aficionados will try converting a section of their basement to keep a significant stock of their favorite bottles close at hand. Of course, a home wine cellar needs to be more than just a repurposed corner of your basement with a few tastefully angled shelves and a bare lightbulb dangling from the [...]

5 10, 2020

Basement Storage Ideas For Both Finished & Unfinished Basements

By |2020-10-02T10:24:29-04:00October 5th, 2020|Design Inspiration, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

For decades the humble basement was thought of as being little more than a leftover space under the house that was created by the foundation. In some parts of the United States homes don’t even have basements and are merely held up by footings and piers. Then in the 1980s, the concept of turning the basement into a functional living or storage space truly started to take off. Today an increasing number of homeowners are even finishing their basements with drywall and proper lighting as an easy way to add value to their [...]

5 10, 2020

How To Organize A Craft Room?

By |2020-10-02T10:02:45-04:00October 5th, 2020|Closet Organization, Design Inspiration, Home Office, Ideas & Resources|0 Comments

The modern-day craft room is a place to let the creativity flow, as well as giving you a quiet space to focus on your creation. These days a lot of craft rooms are converted bedroom space after a child has moved out or a disused home office. Though there are a few people who pick up a new hobby and decide to tastefully make better use out of the basement or garage. Of course, not all craft rooms are created the same. A quilter will likely have very different needs than someone who [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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