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Belts, Ties, and Scarves: The Ultimate Accessory Organization Guide

Accessories can be the hardest things to organize. Maybe it’s because they come in so many shapes and sizes. Plus, there’s just so much! You have belts, ties, scarves, hats, purses, watches, sunglasses, jewelry, and the list goes on and on. That’s just for adults! Kids’ and teens’ accessories can be even more overwhelming. At…

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The 6 Office Hacks COVID-19 Taught Us

1- Everyone Must Be Video-Ready One of the first things the pandemic taught us was that video calls are the new norm. They help us collaborate, get things accomplished, and convince our skeptical bosses that we’re doing something productive! That’s why every home office needs a quiet space for video calls. It doesn’t have to…

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5 Tips for Storing Your Bulky Winter Clothing

Winter clothing is so bulky! When it’s time to store it, it’s hard to pack it all into your drawers and closets. Now what? This calls for the expert eye of a professional closet designer. At Diplomat Closet Design, we know many ways to expand your storage space and find spots for bulky items. Here…

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Closets Clean Every Day

Some people seem to keep their closets completely clean and organized, day after day. What’s their secret? The truth is, there’s no single secret to keeping your closets clean. It takes a combination of smart storage strategies. Here are four expert tips from the pros at Diplomat Closet Design. 1- Do a Full Closet Purge…

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Top 3 Ways to Maximize a Small Walk-in Closet

Small closets hold huge potential! A full-size walk-in closet is 70 to 100 square feet, but a small walk-in closet still has around 25 to 50 square feet to work with. That’s ample space for storage as long as you plan it thoughtfully.  At Diplomat Closet Design, we frequently upgrade closets in compact spaces. Here…

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Speed Up Your Project With a Modern Wood Alternative

When it’s time to upgrade your kitchen, den, bedroom, or mudroom, you don’t want to wait months for materials. But lately, that’s the situation with wood! It’s expensive and scarce. In case you’ve been wondering what’s going on, wood shortages are arising from the ongoing interruptions in the supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Imagine This: Sleek, Clean Melamine Kitchen Cabinets

Are you upgrading your kitchen with new wood cabinets? That could be a challenge. Wood is currently scarce and expensive due to the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global supply chain. Cabinetmakers across the U.S. are facing wood shortages beyond their control. Now what? Melamine, that’s what! Melamine is an alternative to…

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4 Ways to Use Melamine in Home Organization Projects

When you think of home storage solutions, you’re picturing wood, right? Wood cabinets. Wood drawers. Wood shelves. Hold that thought! Wood is more expensive than ever right now. The pandemic interrupted the supply chain which created wood scarcity and sent prices sky-high. Builders can’t get their hands on it, so your project could be delayed…

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Meet Melamine, Your Best Alternative to Expensive Hardwood

Did you know wood is more expensive than ever? Contractors, woodworkers, and cabinetry vendors are facing high costs just to acquire the wood they need for custom building projects. It’s a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic interrupting the global supply chain. Wood is hard to find and even if you can get your hands…

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7 Smart Alternatives to Wood

The COVID-19 pandemic shook up the global supply chain and created major supply issues for companies like Diplomat Closet Design. Certain raw materials are much more difficult to obtain now, especially wood. For every builder, carpenter, and cabinetry vendor, pricing has gone up to reflect this unavoidable cost of doing business. Lead times are also…

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