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

organizing tips closet organization shoe closet design tips garage cabinets spring closet cleaning garage design melamine textures closet organization tips contemporary closets multi-functional office and storage master bedroom closet remote controlled lighting closet os awards mahogany melamine look led craft storage room reach in closets attic storage ideas creative custom closet design media storage solutions Old World Charm Closet brass hardware vertical and horizontal storage space custom garage design solutions reorganize clutter organized media center designing with mirrors closet os video pantry storage options gift wrapping counter top vintage garage design closet mirror with storage behind challenging home organization solutions interior design trends angies list super service awards makeup vanities Home and Garage Organization attic closet solutions closet lighting,remote controlled closet lightin custom cabinets mudroom hiding wires with design closet mirrors 2014 home decorating ideas maximize closet storage cover up computer and lighting wires closet design ambient lighting closet remodeling LIT from Keeler garage organization gift bag storage spaces reach-in closets multifaceted office design custom closets closet lighting create zones with design grouping together food storage items create a wood texture look with melamine antique decorating trends vanities pantry de-clutter closet master closet utilize pantry space Chicago closets family activity area build in storage 2014 closet color trends Best Of Houzz 2015 Design Award award winning garage Closets: elegant prints fro home ways to eliminate clutter in kitchen cabinets cedar backed closet ribbon storage ideas Home Organzing System pullout media cabinets comtemporary closet design Home Organizing Tips Closet Os Overview custom wall units incandescent and compact fluorescent beautiful custom storage solutions patterned glass and mirrored doors dressing room Top Shelf Industry Design Awards Best Of Houzz 2015 Customer Service Award fold-out ironing board custom storage solutions pull out mirror garage shelving organize shared closet space furniture for small spaces organized closet multi-use office entryway designing around obstacles pantry organization multi-function furniture Chicago closet organizers reduce clutter in home built in usb cable stations Closet Design Tips gloss cabinet drawers office wall unit pre-built cabinets office organization reduce clutter home office design multi-functional mudroom design multi-use office kids' closets cordless lighting fixtures customer service gift wrapped storage station mirror placement in design multifaceted office space man cave updates master closet design closet accent lighting angie's list award bright color home decorating eliminate electronic cable clutter walnut and burl inlay Closets Magazine "Finding America's Best Rated Closets Companies" shared closet organization create illusion of more space with mirrors Hafele LED drawer lighting shoe closet task lighting tricks to make small spaces feel bigger boutique size walk in closet home office organization bedroom wall unit Angies List 2014 Super Service Award pantry organization tips master organizer closet organizing systems video full length vertical drape small windows hiding fuse box in closet closet organization systems awards ultimate garage

Posts

Blog Calendar

SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    





Sign Up!
Closet OS Newsletter

 

Closet Organizing Systems Blog

Tips for Taking Care of your Most Prized Possessions - the Clothing Items Inside your Closet!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Women all over the world would agree that some of their most treasured possessions are actually housed inside their closets – with shoe collections topping the list.

So how do you take care of these investments in self-expression and style?

One of the first things to do is to let them breathe. Natural fibers and fabrics need air. So don’t keep your dry cleaning in the plastic bags that you bring the items home in. Not only do the bags not allow the fabrics to breathe – but they keep the cleaning chemicals “locked in” – which makes the clothing deteriorate more quickly.

And speaking of plastic, don’t keep your shoes in plastic boxes either for the same reasons.

And don’t wear the same pair of shoes every day – day in and day out. Your feet sweat and the leather absorbs that. As a minimum, give them 24 hours to “breathe out” the smells. At best, put them in cedar shoetrees that absorb the sweat and help maintain the shape.

Another tip that will save you money and time is to actually have your clothing dry cleaned less frequently. Unless the garments are next to your skin and become stained from food or sweat – you really only need to dry clean garments once or twice per season.

And since you don’t want the pants/skirt of a matching suit to ever be darker than your jacket, you should dry-clean both garments at the same time. It’s very common for garments to change color shades when dry-cleaned.

And if you’re interested in more time and money saving tips – sign up to follow our blog and we’ll keep you in the know.
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
© 2015 Closet Organizing Systems