Years ago closets were just a deep hole absorbing a variety of clutter, no-one could ever find anything and often a good old clear out revealed all kinds of forgotten household treasures. [House cleaning tips]
Now there are a multitude of devices and shelving that can make every closet accessible and everything can have its own place.
Your shoes can be spoilt rotten and your winter/summer wardrobes can be accessed very easily. Socks can be kept in pairs and men’s ties can be hanged neatly from a rack.
The broom closet can have various hooks and shelves to keep things just where you want them. There are stands for the iron and even the dust pan and brush. In facet it is very easy to get carried away too.
In a lot of cases plastic storage boxes in different shapes and sizes will be perfect for most things. Remember to label stuff up as it can be quite annoying to have to hunt through lots to find what you are looking for.
However much storage space you have created, try not to keep items that you definitely won’t use again. Have a yard sale instead, the proceeds could go to something new or go towards a vacation. It is surprising how much people will pay for things and it is a good way of raising some funds.
Do not forget smaller objects, like jewelry, look out for shop storage which can often be found on e-bay for very little. Try not to get too obsessed otherwise you will be hoarding the storage solutions as well.