Walk-In Closet Design Ideas

The amount of space that comes with a walk-in closet leaves plenty of room for clutter. Learn how to get the most from your space with these organization tips.

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Photo by: Jack Hollingsworth

Jack Hollingsworth

2011 CEDIA. Used with Permission.

By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

The abundance of storage space that comes with a walk-in closet makes disorganization seem impossible. But, while it might appear like the tall ceilings and ample storage area would leave little room for clutter, proper organization techniques are still necessary for keeping a walk-in closet mess-free.

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Consider streamlining your walk-in closet by implementing a closet system. These pre-designed solutions come complete with a variety of storage options, like shelves, drawers, built-in closet rods and a shoe rack. Not only do these closet systems allow customizable assembly, but they providing timesaving accessibility, keeping items visible and within reach.

If a closet system is not what you had in mind for your walk-in closet, then selecting individual shelves, adjustable closet rods, clear containers and other closet accessories might be the option for you. This allows you to design your space in a manner that suits your budget and needs. Be sure to use as much vertical space as possible when deciding how to organize your walk-in closet — this allows for maximum storage.

Ultimately, it's important to find a home for each of your items in order to maintain organization within your walk-in closet. A clutter-free space will not only simplify the task of finding the items you need, but it will make your closet a welcoming room.

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