Getting our first home was so exciting. All we could think about was, the Bigger the Better. When we first decided to buy a home, We were living in a two bedroom apartment. At that time, we only had
Closet Storage Systems Basics
Getting Started with Custom Closet Storage Solutions You'll eventually come to the DIY closet storage systems if you cruise the aisles of your favorite home improvement store. Here, you'll find a wide range of products, from basic wire shelving to wire and metal kits and laminated wood kits. The choices are sometimes overwhelming, to be quite honest. Your new home has an amazingly huge closet, but a startling lack of places to hang stuff. Sure, you could pile all your extra clothing, shoes and accessories in the corner, or move your antique dressers into the empty space, but there's probably a better solution. Why not try a closet storage system? Do you need a double rod system? Where will your winter boots go in the closet? Can you afford a closet system? According to Fixr.com, even the cheapest closet systems run $200 to $500 when you do your own install. Considerations Before You Buy Your Closet System You know what you like, and really, you probably know what you need, even if you're doubting yourself right now. Start with a basic sketch of your closet, preferably on graph paper or something similar on your phone. You need to know exact dimensions. Now, ask yourself these questions: Not Ready to DIY Your Closet? You'll find closet storage system suppliers, installers and general contractors-- all people who can help you turn that closet of your dreams into a reality. And, hey, your Realtor thinks they're pretty great, so you know that the people you're letting work in your home are trustworthy. When installing these systems on your own, remember that closet rods need support at least every three feet, otherwise you risk bowing or collapse. Adding one every two feet creates a much more secure setup if you have a lot of clothing. What's the Right Height for My Closet Rods? Technically, you can hang those rods anywhere you
Hi, I'm John Thomas, and I am a full-time/full-service Realtor® at eXp Realty in Atlanta Georgia. I was born in Chicago, grew up in Elmhurst. I attended York High School and Loras College. I have a B....
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