Reach-in Closet Ideas for Better Home Organization

Reach-in closets can be one of the smallest spaces in our homes. It’s no surprise that they are one of the most neglected areas in our living spaces.

Let’s take a look at some reach-in-closet ideas that will allow you to maximize the functionality of some of your most important storage spaces.

1. Let a Pro Custom-Design Your Reach-in Closet

Your closets can be transformed from boring-looking spaces that are difficult to organize into beautiful, organized spaces.

Expert closet designers understand that every square inch is important. Not only can they modify a closet, but they can also create a modern, stylish design that maximizes the closet’s storage space.

2. You Can Customize Closets to Fit Your Home

The design should be customized to the location of each closet. For example, a front entryway closet should not have the same layout as a bedroom closet as the latter requires more storage space.

3. Add Closet Drawers for Dresser-Like Functionality

Closet drawers can be used to eliminate the need for a dresser, and they free up additional bedroom floor space. It allows you to keep all your clothes in one place. Your wardrobe is hidden from view, which helps reduce visual clutter.

Drawer inserts and dividers are useful for keeping small items such as jewelry, socks, and underwear organized.

4. Install Pullouts and Other Accessories for Your Closet

Closet pull-outs can be in many forms, including shoe racks and pant racks. An insufficient amount of light may be blocked by a stationary, shallow shoe rack placed on the closet floor. It is extremely handy to be able to take out your shoes and choose your footwear for the day.

5. Brighten Up Your Closet Spaces

Any closet can be improved by brightening it to reduce shadows and give more light coverage. It doesn’t take much to upgrade reach-in closets that rely on one overhead light bulb or are completely darkened by it.

Closet lighting options include recessed lighting or an overhead light fixture. There are also motion-activated lighting options and wireless puck lights. These lights can be placed almost anywhere in a closet and are very practical. They can be powered by either a rechargeable or disposable battery.

This article was written by Jordan Legault, Jordan is the owner of The French Refinery. Founded in 2015, The French Refinery quickly built a name and reputation for high-end cabinetry with quality craftsmanship and attention to fine detail. We strive every day to provide the utmost in customer service because our customers deserve the best we can provide. We have built a hand-picked team of talented craftsmen with over 100 years of combined experience. Building custom built cabinets is our craft, we love what we do, and we make it show through the work we provide on a daily basis.