How to Build a Closet of Your Dreams

The need to learn how to build a closet can be necessitated by a number of reasons that vary from one person to another. Closets are a very important area in the home as they serve as storage space for clothes and other accessories. There are a number of closets that can be found in different homes with the most common ones being either reach in or walk in. The walk in closets is those that allow an individual to enter in and be able to store their clothes on across two or even three walls. On the other hand, closets that are referred to as reach in are those built on one wall, has a door and can only be accessed by reaching in.

how to build a closet

how to build a closet

How to Build a Corner Closet

Nevertheless, there are times when the space to build a closet is minimal and yet the need for it cannot be ignored. It is in situations like these that it is important to learn how to build a corner closet so as to work with the space available. A corner closet is easy to build for anyone who has a general idea of how to build a closet or it can also be done by a professional carpenter at a cost. Building a closet in the corner in the room can be fun because it is built with the specifications, style as well as design preferences of the homeowner.

To be able to build a “dream” corner closet it is important to have an idea of its size as well as design so as to determine the space needed for hanging clothes, closet drawers, shelf space as well as enough space for closet organizers.  The next step is the measurement of the exact space that will be needed for the closet so as to determine the amount of materials that will be needed for its construction. Apart from the amount, the type of material is also important and the tools as well to avoid going to and from the hardware shop when building the closet.

how to build a closet organizer

how to build a closet organizer

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how to build shelves in a closet

Before putting in the closet frame that you have built, it is important to mark out the various dimensions of the closet on the wall in which it is to be assembled. The markings will serve as a guide thereby making it easier to assemble the closet correctly and within the shortest time possible. The next step is to fasten the boards on the wall using nails and also install brackets, closet rods to be used for support and hanging clothes respectively.  The closet doors can then be fixed or not depending on your preference and need for functionality.

How to Build a Closet Organizer

To make the use of the closet more effective, there is need to learn how to build a closet organizer as well, which is quite simple.  The organizer which is simply a wooden structure with a number of shelves that is used for separating space within a closet is constructed using plywood, particle boards, screws, nails, paint, wood glue, primer among others.

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how to build a custom closet

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Posted in Storage Organization on Jan 14th, 2013, 11:21 am by andre

 
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