10 Space-Saving Closet Hacks

If you live with a smaller closet, it can change your clothing game to maximize the usable space. While things may be spilling out of your closet now, you can potentially be turn your closet into a beautiful, organized space. We will look at ten areas that will help you make the most of your current space.

1. Clean out your closet

The first and easiest way to make the most of your closet space is to go through and clean out your clothes and accessories. If an item doesn’t belong in your closet, find a home for it elsewhere. Closets can become “catch all” areas, when they should only house your clothes, shoes, and accessories. If you haven’t used or worn an item in a year, it is time to move it out of your collection. Only keep the items that are useful to you. If you need a new way to look at what you have, there are apps such as Cloth that allow you to upload your clothing collection. Using one of these apps can help you decide to remove outdated or unnecessary items and make the most of your available space.

2. Maximize your closet space

There are several spaces that often go unused inside of our closets. One of those places is the floor. To make the most of your floor space, you can place shoe organizers, add a dresser, or storage baskets. Another little used area of the closet is the shelf above the hanging clothes rod. On that shelf, you can again use storage baskets or store folded clothes, using shelf dividers to keep the piles upright. Corners in the closet are often left empty because it is more difficult to get to. To make that area more accessible, purchase a corner shelf for shoes or smaller accessories.