DIY Closet System:
Closet systems are extremely effective in organizing your storage space and helps in reducing clutter. An organized closet aids in stacking up clothes and other storage items neatly into the allotted space and it cuts down on wastage of space. Closet systems can be easily assembled and done the DIY way.
The do it yourself closet systems come with proper guidelines for your to organize your closet space and can be assembled in a short duration of time. A good closet system will give you plenty of stacking and hanging space for clothes, shoes, accessories and much more. These are generally ready to use and come in a variety of sizes depending upon your requirement.
DIY closet system:
Required Tools for this DIY Closet System Project
- 4-in-1 screwdriver
- Circular saw
- Cordless drill
- Tape measure
- Tube cutter
- You may need a bolt cutter for making clean cuts in wire shelving.
Required Materials for DIY Closet System Project
- Closet system
- Screw-in wall anchors
- Wood putty
Tower components and panel sections are available in standard lengths and widths. Tower components are either 16 or 25 in. wide and 12 to 18 in. deep. If you want more closet rod hanging space, choose the narrower towerDivide your clothes into short, medium and long and use these measurements for hanging sections.
Attach an extra tower panel to the closet side walls and cut your shelving 1/2 in. shorter to attach to the panel. You can easily add or move shelves to customize the closet.
Instead of using the toggle bolts or drywall anchors included with most kits, buy your own screw-type drywall anchors to attach shelf brackets and posts for sturdy holding.
Use matching wood putty for nearly invisible repairs and filling unwanted gaps in the shelf or cabinet.
Use adjustable shelf brackets for better organization in the closet.
To achieve a ‘built-in’ look with laminate, notch the bottom of the base tower panel sections so the tower hugs the closet wall. This will also stabilize the entire system.
It is important to note that you read the instructions carefully before you start. These DIY closet systems are very handy and easy to set up even when alone.