7 Tips to Organize Your Walk-In Closet for More Storage

Walk-In Closet

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Sometimes you might take a look at your walk-in closet and wonder where all of the space has gone. It might be stuffed full of clothes, but you also might still be struggling to find enough space to add the new clothes you just bought. If you are in this camp, then it’s important that you take the time to think about how you can organize your walk-in closet to have more storage space. This is important for your peace of mind to not have a cluttered closet that makes you stressed every time you walk into it.

The good news for you is that there are plenty of ways for you to organize your storage space to ensure that your walk-in closet is not too cluttered. Down below, we’re going to the go through these top methods and you can determine which ones are the best ones for you to implement in your own closet. Happy cleaning and organizing!

  1. Throw Out All of Those Old Clothes You Never Wear Anymore

The first thing that you’ve got to do if you want to make more space in your walk-in closet is to get rid of all those clothes that you don’t wear anymore. You can do this easily on a weekend where you go through your entire closet. We all have those clothes that we never even touch anymore. Maybe they’re too big for you or you’ve outgrown them over the past couple of years. Make sure to get rid of these as soon as you can so you can make tons of more space in your closet.

  1. Store Your Winter Clothes Out of Sight and Out of Mind

If you’ve kept all of your season’s clothes in the closet even well past that season’s end, then that’s something that you should change. Make sure to store away those winter clothes when you’re not wearing them and you’ll create a ton of space. You can easily buy a storage space to put your winter clothes in until you need them again.

  1. Use Space Bags to Get a Lot of More Space

If you’ve never used a space bag before, then you’re going to be so surprised at how much space you can create when you use them. Using space bags aren’t going to wrinkle your clothes, but they will squish them into a bag so that they don’t take up as much space. You can even use these with those big winter coats that you don’t use!

  1. Create A Multiple Hanger System

Have you ever seen those hangers that allow you to hang multiple pieces of clothing on one? These are serious space-savers when it comes to your walk-in closet systems.

  1. Do Some Renovations to Make More Room

And of course, one of the best ways to create more space in your closet is to literally create more space! You can blast out some walls in a serious renovation project to expand the space in your closet if you have that option. Or you can create some DIY shelves like the one’s we’ll detail in the next point.

  1. Create Some DIY Shelving Units

You can easily create some DIY shelving units with some random pieces of wood that you may have laying in the basement. These are super easy to do because all you need is a bit of elbow grease and some finishing paint to make this wood look awesome! You can even paint them or put wallpaper over them to make them your own.

  1. Use All of The Space Available

And lastly, the biggest tip that we have for you when saving space in your closet is to be creative when looking for ways to use more space. There’s probably some corners of your closet that you haven’t even thought about storing some of your clothes.

And there you have it! These are all great tips for creating more space in your closet for all of those clothes that you or may not be wearing at the moment.

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