How to Keep your Closet Organized in your Rental Apartment in Gainesville, Florida

Whether you’re looking for your favorite pair of Ugg boots or that treasured scrap book you made in high school, keeping your closet well-organized is the best way to ensure you can find anything in it quickly. One of the best ways to start organizing your closet is to clear it out completely. This gives you a chance to measure how much space you actually have. Using graph paper and a ruler, you can design a miniature model of your closet and then diagram just how you plan to organize everything. For your clothes, be sure to measure how far down they hang. If you don’t leave enough space, you can end up with wrinkled shirts, pants, and jackets you’ll have to iron.

Another organizing tip is to buy or build a free-standing cubby system for loose objects like shoes and hats. This can help keep you from ending up with large, disorganized piles at the bottom of your closet. It also provides a structure that keeps objects from damaging one another. Be sure to avoid systems that attach to walls as these are difficult to adjust to your changing needs, and they can even damage the closet walls at your rental apartment in Gainesville, Florida.

Finally, don’t overfill your closet. Regularly donate or dispose of objects you no longer need so as to avoid developing a reputation as a pack rat. You should always try to leave about 25-30% of your closet space open. This will give you the room you need to clearly see what’s in your closet and to reach your belongings when you need them.

With spacious closets in all bedrooms and storage closets for extra space, the apartments at Bellamay Grand are an excellent place to put the above recommendations to use. For more information on joining our community, contact our front office today.

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