- Wooden Clothes Hangers -
Tips to Organize Your Home Closets
Wooden clothes hangers provide the best support for the clothing in your closet.
Tips to organize your home closets include using wooden hangers to provide support for your clothing, practicing closet clutter control,
and using specialty clothing hangers to prevent your clothing from stretching out of shape and getting crushed in an overcrowded closet.
Tips To Organize Your Home Closets - Get Rid of Wire Hangers!
Wood is better than wire when it comes to providing proper support for your clothing.
For the basic everyday standard suit and coats hangers, wire hangers are simply not sturdy enough to
support your clothing. Dry cleaners use them because they are cheap but they are not meant to be a
Your clothing literally hangs from your shoulders. Wire hangers can never provide the same amount of support
that your shoulders do. Let's face it...how many people do you know who are shaped like a wire hanger?
When you have completed your closet design and are ready to move all your clothing back into the closet
get rid of the wire hangers and replace them with wooden ones.
If you cannot replace them all at
once then buy a dozen or so wooden hangers every month until the wire ones are all replaced.
Wooden clothes hangers come in a variety of finishes like cherry,ebony, and even
Your choice of hangers for your clothing can influence their lifespan
so choose a hanger that will support the garment and allow it to
hang properly with the least amount of wrinkling.
More Closet Organization Tips Using Clothes Hangers
- always hang your clothing the way it is worn. This means that skirts and pants should be hung from the waist.
- use the special hangers designed for
pants instead of hanging them over the bar of a regular clothes hanger.
- practice closet clutter control.
Too much clothing will simply lead to overcrowding and a stuffed
closet will wrinkle your clothes and crush shoulder pads and the lapels on suit jackets. When you bring new clothing items home make sure you make room in your closet
by getting rid of something already there.
padded hangers for very light tops or dresses with spaghetti shoulder straps.
A button sewn onto each arm
of the hanger will prevent the narrow spaghetti strap from slipping off. A safety pin inserted lengthwise along the
upholstered hanger arm can accomplish the same thing.
- keep empty hangers in a separate place.
Instead of "pulling" a garment off the hanger take the hanger out, remove the garment and then place
the empty hanger in a designated spot in your closet just for empty hangers.
It will be there waiting for you when it is time to hang the garment back up again.
- get special
small hangers for the kids.
If you want them to hang their clothes up then make their hangers user friendly and lower the closet rod so they can actually reach it!
- Go vertical in your closet hanging space!
Try these great
clothes hangers that cascade vertically
so that you do not use up so much horizontal space in your closet.
Or how about a combination hanger for your matching jackets and pants or skirts.
by Beverly OMalley