Don’t let the stress of changing out your seasonal wardrobes keep you cold any longer!
As the cold settles in for the next few months, it is time to pull those winter clothes out of storage. Coats, hats, sweaters, snow pants, snow boots and more mean your closet will be filling up quickly. The quickest way to get some more space is to pack up all of those sundresses and shorts and move them to your storage unit. Don’t forget that wardrobe boxes make storing clothing a breeze! There will be no wrinkles and all you have to do is remove the clothes from the rod in the box to the rod in your closet! You can pick up wardrobe boxes at any of our 13 Guardian locations!
If that is still not leaving you with an adequate amount of space, check out these space saving tricks:
1. Utilize empty wall space in your closets by hanging baskets to store undershirts, socks, belts, scarves and any other lightweight objects cluttering your closet. If you do not have any empty wall space, putting shower hooks on a hanger can provide an easy space to store those items, too!
2. Hang multiple garments in one spot by using space saver hangers. You can also make your own space save hangers using soda can tabs, chains or s-hooks. This will allow you to store 3-4 garments in the space of one.
3. You can add rods to your closet door to hang lightweight garments, hats, gloves, etc.
4. Store items like shoes in boxes or on carts with wheels under your bed to free up floor space in your closet.
5. Use the newly created free floor space to store bulky items such as sweaters and sweatshirts by folding and stacking or purchasing small shelves. You’re not supposed to hang those garments anyways! It can cause hanger marks and stretching!
6. Stack shirts stored in drawers horizontally, rather than vertically. You’ll save a bunch of space and you will be able to see all the shirts rather than just the one on top!
7. Last, but certainly not least, go through your winter clothes from last year and donate anything that may not fit anymore. You should also donate any of the clothes you’ve hung onto for a few winter seasons but have not worn. There are plenty of families that could use them to stay warm!
Once your summer clothes are packed away in your storage unit and your extra winter clothes are donated, sit back and revel in the awesomeness of your newly organized closet! Trust us, you’ll be glad you did it!