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Keeping a tidy home in which everything has its place can make your life more convenient and productive. It may even make you happier at home. While the approach to home organization you take and the methods you use are up to you, there are a handful of common home and closet organization mistakes that you should try to avoid at all costs.
Accumulation of Excess Belongings
It can be difficult to part with belongings that are in fine condition or you feel you could use in the future. Failure to do this, however, invariably results in clutter. Whenever you purchase something new, try to get rid of something you no longer need to offset the introduction of something new into your home.
Closet Design Faux Pas
Perhaps it is because they have doors that can remain shut whenever guests are over or you are not retrieving something from them, but closets tend to clutter more easily than most other spaces in a home. With a custom closet design or closet organization system that is tailored to you, you can keep your closets as organized and tidy as the most public and well-cared for spaces in your home.
Jumping the Gun on Organization Systems
Everything in an organized home should have a designated storage or display space. This can easily be accomplished with the right drawer systems, cubes, boxes, and other organization accessories. Organizing your home is easiest when you purchase organizers specifically for your belongings, as opposed to snatching up organization systems that look cool and are on sale and then trying to make household items work with their design.
Failure to Use Organization Systems
Once you have the perfect organization systems for your household needs, it is important to use them all the time. Unless you are in a major hurry, make a point to always put objects back in their place when you are done using them. Ensure that everyone in your household knows where various clothes, toys, books, cookware, and other items belong as well.
For 20 years, Bay Home & Window has been helping San Francisco residents fulfill their intent to live organized lives in organized living spaces. If you are looking for closet organization systems or organizational furniture that is well-suited to the design and contents of your San Francisco home, call Bay Home & Window in Pleasanton at (925) 401-3951.
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When you open the door to your closet, what do you see? If you stand before a hodge-podge of crammed-in hangers and a pile of unmatched shoes, it’s time to get organized. An organized closet not only looks neater, but also makes it easier to actually see what you have to wear, cutting down on that morning nothing-to-wear panic. Start tackling your closet by saying goodbye to the clutter. If you wouldn’t buy a piece of clothing again today, then it’s time to send it to charity. Once your unworn pieces are gone, start thinking about how a built-in closet organization system can help you wrangle your wardrobe. This Infographic from Bay Home & Window in San Francisco offers eight simple steps for slaying your closet demons. Contact us for all of your home organization needs, and help your friends and family reclaim their closets by sharing this information with them.
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Introduced to the Americas by the Spanish and typical of large estate homes constructed in the South in the 18th and 19th centuries, plantation shutters are a window treatment that have never gone out of style. Today, these interior shutters dress windows in homes of all design styles from Long Island to San Francisco. To determine whether these versatile and attractive shutters are the right choice for your home’s windows, ask yourself the following questions.
Could Your Home Use More Natural Sunlight?
Parts of the San Francisco area are known for their lack of sunshine, which makes maximizing the natural light that filters into a home a priority for many residents. Plantation shutters can facilitate the passage of natural light from outdoors into your home. When it is sunny, your home can be flooded with sunlight. When it is cloudy or foggy, but still fairly light outside, plantation shutters can make it so that your home receives plenty of natural light. If you choose to have plantation shutters in your bedroom or another room in which you like to sleep or rest, they should work well in these spaces as well. Angling the shutters vertically can create an almost blackout effect.
Do You Value Your Privacy?
Position plantation shutters horizontally, and they can provide you with great views of the outdoors. Angle these interior shutters vertically, and they can afford you with total privacy. Angle the shutters diagonally to the right degree, and you can should still be able to see outside but anyone outside should have difficulty seeing in.
Do Your Kitchen and Living Room Need New Window Treatments?
Plantation shutters can be used in any space. Due to their aesthetic appeal and ability to let light flood in through the spaces between them, they are especially well-suited to areas in which a lot of light is preferred. In most homes, these spaces include kitchens, living rooms, and home offices or libraries.
At Bay Home & Window in Pleasanton, CA, helping homeowners in the San Francisco make their homes look beautiful and organized is our priority. Depending on your personal preferences and the current design of your home, plantation shutters may or may not be right for your home. For information about our selection of high-quality interior shutters, one style of which is certain to suit your home’s design, call (925) 401-3951 or visit us at your convenience.
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Does closet clutter in your home drive you nuts? Thankfully, there are simple and cost-effective solutions for putting an end to closet chaos. For tips on organizing the closets in your San Francisco home, watch this helpful video clip.
In it, professional organizer Star Hansen demonstrates how a messy closet can be transformed into a tidy space in which every item inside has its designated space. Sorting through the items in your closet and disposing of or donating gear that you do not use regularly will help, but another key to having an impressively clutter-free closet is to invest in and use a custom closet organization system. To speak with a Bay Home & Window representative about the closet organizations in which we specialize, give our San Francisco area office a call at (925) 401-3951.
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When looking to spruce up your home or make it a more organized place to live, you want high-quality materials and an excellent customer service experience. With a wealth of experience and specialization on just a few products and services, Bay Home & Window is able to provide residents of the San Francisco area with durable and attractive interior shutters and custom closet organization systems.
As the distributor of our own products and a recipient of the BBB Honor Roll award eleven years running, our customers have the advantage of knowing that our products are top-notch and the more than 20,0000 households we have served have been satisfied working with us. Based in Pleasanton and serving much of Northern California, Bay Home & Window is a closet organization system and custom interior shutter design and installation expert with a stellar reputation. To get started on your window treatment upgrade or closet organization project, call Bay Home & Window at (925) 401-3951. We will work with you to make the home design of your dreams a reality.