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Four Reasons a Custom Closet Is Totally Worth It for Woodbury, MN HOme

Four Reasons a Custom Closet is Totally Worth It

August 30, 2022

You know those moments when you do something and say to yourself, ‘I wish I would’ve done that a long time ago!”? You’re not alone. After completing a recent walk-in closet transformation, we received this message from a client: “Love it!!! And we LOVE our closet so much!!! Thank you for making our bedroom complete!” […]


Four Tips for a Custom Closet Island You'll Love Twin Cities MN & Western WI

Four Tips for a Custom Closet Island You’ll Love

August 1, 2022

Everyone knows what an organizational wonder a kitchen island is, but did you know an island can have the same impact on your walk-in closet?   Not only does a closet island anchor your space, but the options for design and functionality are also endless! So, hold off starting another Pinterest board; our team of Twin […]


Designing a Closet System

Designing a Closet System: 4 Must-Have Components

July 6, 2022

Are you constantly having trouble finding things in your closet? Do you always seem to re-organize your closet only to have it disordered all over again? Looking for a long-term organizational solution? If your closet is continuously overwhelmed, it may be time to consider a custom closet storage solution. At Closets For Life, we understand […]


Adventures in Closet Design and Other Storage

June 1, 2022

Spring has kept us busy helping clients with various projects, so we thought it would be fun to highlight some of our favorite spaces! From garages to basements, we’ve had the pleasure of applying our organizational design experience to create personalized solutions that reflect our client’s styles and unique needs. Whether you’re looking for ideas […]


2022 Custom Closet Trends You'll Wish You Had

Four 2022 Custom Closet Trends You’ll Wish You Had

April 6, 2022

Spring is here, bringing fresh and new things, just like the four custom walk-in closet trends for 2022 we’re excited to share!  Don’t worry, these aren’t trends that will be here today and gone tomorrow!  Since we know a thing or two about closets, we factored in design, function, and aesthetics into our list!  If […]


Avoid These Custom Closet Design Mistakes in your Lake Elmo, MN Home

Avoid These Common Custom Closet Design Mistakes

February 22, 2022

Think again if you believe a closet is just hanging rods and shelves.  A poorly designed custom closet can add stress to your mornings and add years of frustration.  A fully functioning closet that stands the test of time requires planning and execution.  At Closets for Life, we’ve come to the rescue of too many […]



January 12, 2022

2022 is your year!  Unlike a short-lived New Years’ resolution, this monthly home organization calendar provides you with strategies and timing to keep your home in good working order all year long!   JANUARY: Basement January is a great month to organize your basement.  Why?  Cold temperatures and sheer boredom! Start by creating three categories: donate, […]


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, […]


Custom Closet Pricing Maplewood MN

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, […]