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Winter Gear Organization – Bring On The Snow!

November 17, 2015

Even though it was a beautiful, sunny 58 degree day this past Sunday in Minneapolis,  I’ve been hearing whispers that it’s going to snow later this week.  It’s a uniquely Minnesota thing to be outside wearing a t-shirt while thinking in your head about digging out your snow gear to make sure your kids have a […]


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Built In Dog Kennel

October 20, 2015

While a dog kennel may be a nice spot for Fido to lounge when owners are away, kennels are not a home décor friendly item.  It is hard to find a space where the kennel is not an eye sore and not interrupting the flow of a home.  However, we have a wonderful solution!  Built-In Dog Kennel […]


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Back to School, Back to your Mudroom

September 8, 2015

September likely means back to school time if you are a family with school age kids.  This typically means making sure your kids have the right school supplies, buying some school clothes and thinking about your family’s before and after school routine. Mudroom Organization Ground zero for getting to and from school in most homes is the mudroom/entry.  This […]


Five Things to Look for in Your Home Project Contract

July 27, 2015

We gave you tips on what to look for when hiring a contractor in a previous blog post. But, once you have found the perfect contractor, you still need to take a close look at the contract you are signing. A good contract lays the groundwork for a successful project and protects both you and […]


Home Wine Cellars in All Shapes and Sizes

February 13, 2015

Last month’s blog was about a popular photo on our Houzz page featuring a unique wine cellar  tucked under a staircase.  This month, we completed a large custom walk-in wine cellar project with stone floors, mahogany racking and over 900 bottle capacity.  It just goes to show that wine racking and home wine cellars can come in all shapes and […]


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Canoe Hoist For Your Garage…Up, Up and Away

August 15, 2014

Sometimes you run across something so great, you just have to share it with everyone.  We recently installed a garage canoe hoist as part of a custom garage organization project and we have to say, we were impressed! Keep Your Garage Floor Clear with a Canoe Hoist If you own a canoe or kayak, a […]


The Home Wine Cellar A Cat Built

June 19, 2014

A popular photo on our Pinterest and Houzz pages is of this unique little home wine cellar tucked under a set of stairs. It’s a great project that stands out because it utilizes space that would otherwise be wasted.  We would love to tell you that we came up with the idea ourselves but have to […]


Closets for Life Wins 2014 COTY Award

March 28, 2014

The Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry announced the recipients for the 2014 NARI MN COTY Awards. The awards recognize excellence in aesthetics, functionality, superior craftsmanship, use of innovative construction materials & techniques, overcoming difficult obstacles, and meeting client needs. Closets For Life is proud to have been awarded a Silver […]


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Closets for Life Awarded Angie’s List Super Service Award 2013

April 29, 2013

Closets For Life is proud to announce we have been awarded a 2013 Angie’s List Super Service award reflecting an exemplary year of service in 2013. Only about 5 percent of the companies on Angie’s List earn a Super Service Award. Angie’s List Super Service Award 2013 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include […]


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KARE 11 Messy Garage Contest

August 29, 2012

Closets For Life teamed up with KARE 11 and Everything’s Together, a professional organization company, to give one owner of a messy garage a chance to upgrade and get organized. The ‘Organize Your Garage’ contest winner received a garage makeover including new custom garage storage for Closets For Life. The story aired on KARE 11 […]