Bedroom closet-organizing systems are a major part of the $1 billion organizing business. You can go DIY in adjustable wire or wood systems or hire a firm to custom-design and professionally install rods, shelving and drawers.
“An unorganized closet is like a refrigerator with no shelves,” says Ginny Snook Scott, a vice president at California Closets. “The appliance industry created spaces for cold cuts, dairy products and vegetables. Everything stays organized and in its place. We needed that for closets, too.”
Professional organizers are often hired to help with the job. “If your closet is organized, it starts the day on a positive note,” says Pierrette Ashcroft, a Washington professional organizer. “It’s worth the time and investment.”