To learn more about A Call To Order,CLICK HERE. Lets tackle the entry closet today. Take everything out of the entry closet. The coats, the hangers, the boxes, bags, etc. Everything from the floor, rod, hooks and shelves, everything. Sweep or vacuum the floor and wipe down the shelf. Before you just stick everything back in and close the door of the entry closetstop. Sort through what you own. Do you need it? Does it still fit? Be brutal. Pair the mittens or throw them out. Does the zipper still work? Is there a hole in the sleeve? Let it go. This is the entry closet, not a storage unit. Your guests will use this and it should look presentable. Put nice, inexpensive baskets on the shelf for storing out of season gear, like hats, gloves and scarves. If you have young children hooks placed lower will assist in keeping things neat and tidy. They are able to reach and are able to put their items away easily. Get some wooden hangers for the coats, making sure that you have plenty of extra ones for guests to use. They may seem like an expensive item but you can get nice wood hangers for less than $10 at any Super Store. Line up any shoes or boots neatly in the back. After your purging, cleaning and new storage solutions, this closet should look like a million bucks. If you have extra time today, take five minutes and step outside. Give the front porch a quick sweep, wipe the cobwebs off the coach light and shake out the welcome mat. Doesnt it feel better to have such a welcoming entrance to your home? If you feel you need more solutions with your entry closet or other areas of your home, contact A Call to Order Professional Organizers atwww.acalltoorderco.comor 719-231-5425.
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