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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 […]


Rick Lyrek and Perry Bach at Burnsville's Run 'N' Fun

Two Businesses Connect Through Running

July 9, 2012

“Two local business owners have found a way to support each other and it started with a stop for some running shoes. When Closets For Life owner Rick Lyrek stopped in at Burnsville’s Run ’N’ Fun for some new shoes, the owner of the shop, Perry Bach, took note of Lyrek’s blue work van, which […]


Rick Runs Boston Marathon

April 15, 2012

Rick Lyrek, owner of Closets For Life, accomplished his long-time goal of running the world-famous Boston Marathon in April of 2012. Rick finished the daunting 26.2 miles despite high temperatures. Congratulations to Rick! See Rick’s and other Apply Valley participant’s results.


Angie's List 2019 Super Service Award

And That Makes Seven!

April 28, 2010

Closets For Life has earned a 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA) reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of Angie’s List.  This is the seventh consecutive year Closets For Life has received the award. “We’re very proud to receive our seventh Super Service Award because it really speaks to our commitment […]


Ricky Lyrek, Ryan Lyrek, Tom Hofflander for Closets for Life

Family Connects Over Closets

October 22, 2009

To Rick Lyerk, owner of Closets for Life, his business is more than a home-organizing company, it’s a way to connect with family. Much of Lyrek’s family is involved in the business in some way or another. Lyrek designs and markets all of Closets for Life’s cabinets and wine cellars, which are manufactured by Interscapes […]