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New owners for Twin Cities closet company, Closets For Life

Welcome, Mark! New Faces, Same Commitment to Quality.

December 6, 2021

The holiday season is a time of joy and gratitude, which is how we feel about introducing Mark, the new owner of Closets for Life!  Mark’s passion for quality service, local ownership, and upholding the high standard that Closets for Life is known for made him an ideal fit to take over from company founder, […]


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How Much Does a Custom Closet Cost?

November 2, 2021

You’re finally ready to treat yourself to a much-needed closet organization system, but you’re not sure how much it will cost.  Whether you envision everything stored behind cabinet doors, a combination of hanging rods and drawers, or a lavish center island with a vanity, you’ll be impressed by the features and materials today’s closets have! […]


Mudroom Storage for A Minnesota Winter

Winter Is Coming: Mudroom Storage For A Minnesota Winter

September 28, 2021

Temperatures are dropping, and leaves won’t be here for long.  Winter is coming, and for us Midwesterners, that means snow, slush, salt, and wet weather will soon be upon us.  In snowy locations like ours, there is no harder working room in your home than your mudroom!  Before you start bringing all those boots, hats, […]


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Home Office Design Do’s and Don’ts

August 24, 2021

With many companies delaying a return to the office, working from home has become an essential part of most employee’s daily lives.  Whether you’re working from home full time or part-time, you deserve a workspace that works as hard as you do!  Here are eight do’s and don’ts that can set you and your home […]


Kitchen Pantry storage & shelving Tips Minneapolis St. Paul MN


July 19, 2021

The key to an organized kitchen isn’t what’s right in front of you, rather it’s what’s behind the scenes!  A well-designed kitchen pantry, aka the hardest working space in your home, is the secret behind every spotless kitchen.  Smart and savvy kitchen pantry storage design can make life a lot easier.  Whether you need to […]


Mudroom closet storage and organization St. Paul MN

Mudroom Closet Makeover for A Busy Family

June 23, 2021

If you have a busy family like our recent clients from North Oaks, you’ll enjoy and find inspiration from this makeover!  Mudrooms serve as the catchall hub of the home, where backpacks, messy footwear, sports equipment, coats, and hats all get stored.  When this active family of five asked us to transform their mudroom closet […]


The Top 5 Must-Have Closet Accessories

May 19, 2021

Closet organization has been at the top of many to-do lists this year as you seek to make your storage spaces as neat, tidy, and functional as possible.  While much time is devoted to sorting the sweaters, swimsuits, jackets and shoes, HOW you organize is equally important as WHAT you organize. And it all begins […]


Seasonal Clothing Storage and Closet Minneapolis St. Paul Minnesota

Six Ways to Win at Your Seasonal Clothing & Closet Storage

April 27, 2021

It’s the time of year when we all have the same project on our to-do list: swapping out clothes in our closets to make room for next season’s wardrobe-essentials. Whether you have a large walk-in closet, reach-in shelving or just the space under your bed, there are tips and tricks to maximize your storage space […]


Garage Upgrades Minneapolis St Paul Minnesota


April 1, 2021

A well-appointed garage is a valuable asset to elevate your home’s appeal to a greater number of buyers.  On average, a garage is 45% of a home’s square footage. That’s a whole lot of opportunity just waiting to be unlocked!  Whether your garage is used for storing vehicles, a workspace, storage, or all of the […]


Storage Ideas & Inspiration Minneapolis St. Paul Apple Valley MN

A Year in Review: Storage Ideas & Inspiration

February 2, 2021

We know getting your home organized is no easy task.  Despite the challenges this last year presented, we managed to bring some amazing organization into many homes!  If you’re looking for inspiration or ideas for an upcoming project, we thought it would be fun to recap the year by showcasing a month-by-month guide of just […]