The Ruffenachs want to revamp their cluttered enclosed patio.
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Before: The "Everything" Room
Chrissy and Chris Ruffenach enclosed their home's patio because it didn't have a basement for storage. Over the years it has morphed into an "everything" room. Toys and stored clothes take up center stage, while tools line the walls, pantry items share some shelves, and one corner is devoted to laundry. There is even an exercise bike that has been in the family for three generations!
Chrissy has her hands full picking up after her husband and three young sons, and the cluttered space compounds the problem.
The home has very little closet space, so out-of-season clothes as well as clean clothes ready to go upstairs are hung in the middle of the room.
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