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What are the Best Tips for Closet Remodeling?

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  • Written By: Felicia Dye
  • Edited By: Heather Bailey
  • Last Modified Date: 21 October 2019
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When people build and buy homes they often forget how important of a role their closets will play. You may be at a stage now where you are beginning to realize this. You also may have decided that closet remodeling is the best solution, but before you begin the project consider a few things, such as taking precautions to keep your children safe and making improvements that can add value to your home.

Consider the things you need to store and make sure your closet remodeling reflects those needs. It is not necessary to spend extra money on closet organizers. Instead, build the types of compartments that will allow you store and organize all of the belongings you normally keep in the closet.

Although your closet remodeling should reflect your needs, you should also think ahead. If you are planning to put your home on the market in the near future, you may not want to make the closet too specialized. When structures in a home are too personalized, it can make the property more difficult to sell.

If you are remodeling a shared bedroom closet and one of the users is messier than the other, you may want to consider erecting a divider. This will create two separate closets, which can eliminate a lot of disagreement and add value to your home. Doing so will likely require you to have two doors. You may have to replace the original door to make sure the pair matches.

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Even if you are not dividing your closet, you may want to consider a new door. Although closet remodeling generally focuses on redesigning the interior space, changing the exterior can drastically affect the appearance of a room. This is something to especially consider if you plan to sell your home. Also, if you have small children, you may want to install closet doors that they cannot open, as a safety measure. If they can open the door from the outside, it is best to ensure they can open it from the inside.

Many people like sliding doors. Installing them may be a good idea if the closet is not one in constant use. If it is, you may want to reconsider, because sliding doors often require periodic maintenance for problems such as coming off their tracks or broken wheels.

A walk-in closet is generally viewed as a good feature, but there are many things you can do to the space to make it even better. One major improvement is redesigning it so it is also a dressing room. Even if yours is not big enough to allow you to put furniture in it, you can use your closet remodeling project to add other effects, such as multiple mirrors and bright lighting.

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