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Challenging Laundry Space Makeover

July 20, 2016

Have you ever had a project where you couldn’t find anyone to take the job? We recently had a client come to us wanting to add work space for laundry and upper cabinets for storage to her basement laundry space. Other contractors had been out to her home to look at the space and but no one wanted to do the […]


Closet Tips: What to Hang vs. What to Fold

June 22, 2016

It sounds basic but when trying to get the most from your closet space, determining which clothing items can be folded versus which should be hung can make a big difference. During our in-home consultations, we often find homeowners are focused on hanging space.  However, a good closet designer (such as Closets For Life!) will take into account the type of clothing […]


Steps for Organizing Kid’s Sports Gear

May 16, 2016

If you have kids who play sports then you’ve probably experienced first hand the struggle to get out the door on-time to a practice or game with all of the necessary gear. Having all of your gear organized and ready in one spot is a key play in securing a win for your home team (and family […]


3 Reasons to Install a Murphy Bed

April 20, 2016

Murphy Beds have been around for a long time but if you haven’t taken a look at them in the last 10 years, you should. Here are three reasons to consider installing a Murphy Bed in your home. 1) Murphy Beds = Multi-Functional Space Home design is changing. Homes are moving away from having single-use spaces such as formal […]


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4 Fab Apps for Wine Enthusiasts

March 28, 2016

Whether you have a home wine cellar, are dreaming of a home wine cellar or just love to drink wine, you don’t need to be a sommelier to be able to smoothly navigate the sometimes overwhelming world of wine. There is a growing collection of apps for your phone or tablet that can help you […]


Small Closet Solutions

February 16, 2016

While we all love to gaze at photos on Pinterest or Houzz of beautiful, spacious walk-in closets, the reality is that many of us just don’t have the option of a walk-in closet. Many older homes were built before walk-in closet space grew into a mainstay of home design and own homes with reach-in closets instead. However, […]


Powerful Questions To Ask Yourself When Organizing Your Closet

January 13, 2016

Even the best designed custom walk-in closet or reach-in closet can get overwhelmed if you pack too many clothes into it but parting with items of clothing can be difficult. Whether it’s because the item has sentimental value or because it cost a lot of money, letting go can be hard. However, a once or twice a year […]


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Exceptional Customer Service Recognized by Angie’s List

December 28, 2015

Closets For Life has earned an Angie’s List Super Service Award reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of Angie’s List in 2015. This is the third year in a row Closets For Life has received the award. Angie’s List Super Service Award 2015 winners have met strict eligibility requirements. Service company ratings […]


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Best Collection of Storage Tips for Clothes

December 14, 2015

It’s no secret that a well-organized closet will help make choosing an outfit easier each morning. But knowing how to best store different articles of clothing can also extend the life of your clothing and allow you to utilize your storage space more efficiently. We’ve taken the liberty of compiling some clothing storage tips highlighting the best ways […]


Closets For Life Wins Third COTY Award

November 20, 2015

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry – Minnesota Chapter awarded Closets For Life a 2015 Contractor of the Year (COTY) award last week for its outstanding work on an Excelsior wine cellar project. The Apple Valley company won in the category of Residential Project Under $30,000. This is the third COTY award Closets For Life, an […]