closet os logo
Call Toll Free: 866-521-4267
Live Life Above the Clutter
Serving Chicago IL, Northern & Central Illinois, Northwestern Indiana

 Subscribe

>> Blog Home

Tags

maximize closet storage tricks to make small spaces feel bigger closet remodeling challenging home organization solutions master closet design full length vertical drape small windows garage cabinets custom wall units family activity area Home Organizing Tips vanities reorganize clutter closet organization tips multi-function furniture gift wrapping counter top multi-use office Home Organzing System vintage garage design antique decorating trends closet organizing systems video utilize pantry space multi-functional office and storage ultimate garage ribbon storage ideas 2014 closet color trends angie's list award closet mirrors shared closet organization loset organization organized media center mudroom comtemporary closet design closet master closet closet os awards closet organization interior design trends closet lighting,remote controlled closet lightin mirror placement in design elegant prints fro home garage organization custom cabinets master organizer walnut and burl inlay cordless lighting fixtures custom closets create zones with design reduce clutter gift wrapped storage station angies list super service awards cover up computer and lighting wires shoe closet design tips media storage solutions brass hardware closet lighting custom storage solutions pullout media cabinets attic closet solutions designing with mirrors reduce clutter in home closet os video attic storage ideas man cave updates multi-use office entryway bedroom wall unit closet design dressing room task lighting craft storage room office organization beautiful custom storage solutions cedar backed closet organized closet makeup vanities designing around obstacles ambient lighting organize shared closet space Closet Os Overview create illusion of more space with mirrors boutique size walk in closet award winning garage garage shelving kids' closets bright color home decorating shoe closet built in usb cable stations home office organization pantry organization Top Shelf Industry Design Awards Chicago closets gift bag storage spaces hiding wires with design closet organization systems awards incandescent and compact fluorescent Closets Magazine "Finding America's Best Rated Closets Companies" Chicago closet organizers spring closet cleaning Closet Design Tips furniture for small spaces eliminate electronic cable clutter multifaceted office space master bedroom closet organizing tips led build in storage Home and Garage Organization multifaceted office design customer service 2014 home decorating ideas patterned glass and mirrored doors pull out mirror contemporary closets reach in closets home office design garage design reach-in closets creative custom closet design multi-functional mudroom design custom garage design solutions Closets: vertical and horizontal storage space gloss cabinet drawers pre-built cabinets remote controlled lighting hiding fuse box in closet pantry storage options office wall unit

Posts

Blog Calendar

SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    





Sign Up!
Closet OS Newsletter

 

Closet Organizing Systems Blog

A Mirror For More Than A Look

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Do you feel like you see yourself coming and going?

Or perhaps you can't keep up with how fast you're coming and going.

Still, you want to look good while you're “doing it all”, and well placed mirrors can make that so much easier, all while increasing functionality (that's almost better than having the prince rescue you!)

So take a moment to “look in the mirror” and see some wonderful ways that we've incorporated them into our closet designs. With any luck, you'll be inspired to do the same.

Mirrors make spaces look larger, so if you can incorporate mirrors into a walk in closet space, even if it's small, it will feel bigger. If it's already big, it will feel magnificent. Think about adding mirrors on door fronts, on the actual door to a closet, or on some wall space.

We're not suggesting you give up precious storage space in order to accommodate a mirror. We're suggesting you consider some clever ways to add them to your space without compromising a thing.

If you decide to put a mirror on the wall, make sure you will still be able to have a good line of sight and be able to see yourself once the closet is filled with your clothing. Clothing often sticks out beyond the panel structure of a closet and is deeper, so double check your viewing clearances.

And check the installation height location if it's a mirror that's not full length. If the woman who “wears” this closet is petite, make sure she can see her full face (at minimum) in the mirror. This comes in to play if you're putting mirrors on upper door cabinets.

There's also a 3-way mirror to consider. If you've got enough space in your Walk-In closet, a well-versed designer can create the space so that there is storage behind three sections that are hinged to open so they function like a 3-way mirror. Take a look at some of these pictures that illustrate the point more clearly.

And one more option, in case you just can't get enough! The closet industry offers what is known as a “Pull-Out Mirror”. It can be installed onto one of the vertical panels in your closet system and can be “pulled out” when you need it and pushed back into its' place when not in use. Again, a designer who's worth their salt can guide the design process so it's installed in a location that's functional.

Give us a call. One of our designers would be delighted to help you with that.




Comments
Post has no comments.

     
CUSTOM CLOSETS  |  OFFICE CABINETS  |  GARAGE CABINETS  |  LAUNDRY CABINETS  |  PANTRY CABINETS  |  ENTERTAINMENT CENTERS  |  AND MORE
WALK-IN CLOSETS | CLOSET DESIGN PROCESS | CLOSET INSTALLATIONCLOSET ORGANIZING TEAM | CLOSET TESTIMONIALS

Serving Chicago, IL - Northern & Central Illinois - Northwestern Indiana
Main Office-Showroom | 8N450 Tameling Court, Unit C, Bartlett, IL 60103

Call Us Today! 866-521-4267
© 2014 Closet Organizing Systems