Closet organizer

Closet organization tips

Arranging closet is a skill. Once close is organized maintaining closet is also another work. Organizing and maintenance of closets at home is easy with tips.

Before organizing clothes hang hooks in the closet pointing towards you. After wearing something hang clothes and hook hangers in proper way. After 4 to 6 months if any clothes facing wrong way that means those clothes are ready to give away.

  •  Have light source in closet. Treat closet like rooms. Vacuum and keep it dust free
  • If you don’t have door for closet, put curtain instead of door.


  • Turn around all the hangers in your closet so the hooks are pointing towards you (wrong way round). When you wear something, put it back with the hook the normal way. In six months, any hanger still facing the wrong way is holding an item you haven’t worn, ready for the donation bag.
  • Coordinated hangers are good to hang and organize clothes
  • Use old suitcases to store different season clothes. Suitcases are helpful to store linens, blankets or sweaters.
  • Store yoga mats in umbrella buckets.


  • Hang gym clothes separately or fold and keep them in a separate basket.
  • Do not throw shoe boxes, store new shoes and socks in good boxes.
  • Keeping clothes of similar colors in one place helps you to select clothes easily
  • Buy rolling cart with coordinated boxes to store socks, undergarments, ties, kerchief, caps, hats etc.
  • Use suitcases elsewhere in the house to store out-of-season linens, blankets, or sweaters.


  • If you are planning to store shoes in closet, line up shoes by color and point shoe toes forward. Keep casual shoes like athletic shoes, sandals in bins.
  • Arrange handbags with unused dust liners or store them in big basket
  • Seasonal coats like leather, furs in plastic garment bags that keeps away chemicals, air and dust. Transfer them into breathable linen covers that protect the quality of coats.


  • Keep few naphthalene balls for clothes protection especially if you are storing silk materials like silk sarees, silk shirts, silk skirts, scarfs.
  • If you have extra space or closet store your work items in that place.

Set a schedule to clean and organize your closets using these closet organization tips. This will save time while you get ready to work or when you must set out. Organizing closet helps you to select clothes easily and get ready fast. When you organize home your life will go much smoother and easily.

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: February 5, 2019

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