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10 Hacks for Garage Storage

How organized is your garage? Is it totally neat and tidy or is it a dumping ground for clutter?  For most homeowners, the biggest problem with the garage is a lack of useful storage options. Without proper storage features, the garage is just a big, dark box. Add the right storage solutions, and suddenly the…

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Guide to a Complete Garage Makeover

Almost half of all U.S. garages desperately need makeovers. A survey found that 47% of homeowners can’t even park in their garages due to clutter!  American garages are messy, disorganized, and full of old and broken belongings. Homeowners consistently rank their garages among the most disorganized places in their homes.  Here’s the good news: It…

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Organize Your Garage Like a Pro This Spring

There’s a 50/50 chance that your garage needs a major spring cleaning. How do we know? Research shows 50% of all U.S. homeowners call their garage the most cluttered room in the house. This spring, give your garage organization a full refresh. Organize your garage like a pro with these tips from the storage experts…

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Why Organized Matters: A Look at Why Tidy Keeps Us Calm

There’s something deeply satisfying about keeping your house clean. Time magazine says Americans are obsessed with tidying up, noting the lasting impact of celebrity organizers like Martha Stewart and Marie Kondo.  Just take a look at social media and you’ll see what we mean. Instagram and Pinterest are packed with photos of perfectly organized homes.…

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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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