Give buyers great storage and you’ve won their hearts. If you can add new closets to your home easily, take the opportunity to do so. Building a simple closet is not difficult if you are moderately handy. If you are selling an older home, where closet space is typically at a minimum, this will help! If your rooms are already small, though, you might not want to take any square footage away from them. Existing closets can be updated to maximize the space at hand. If you do not have the skills to build a new space, nor the funds to hire someone, consider investing in closet organizers to make the most of what space you have. For instance: • You can easily design your own custom closet kit online with a storage solution company like ClosetMaid®. • Your standard superstore or hardware store often has exactly what you need in an inexpensive, prefabricated
form. Organizers will not enlarge your closets, but maximizing vertical and horizontal space is a good alternative.
Don’t stop there! After all, storage is not restricted to closets. Storage improvement opportunities apply to all of your cabinets, clothes closets, linen closets, and attic and basement spaces. It is important to make sure you organize your cabinets. The same retailers that provide closet organizers can help you with this. Take a good look at your laundry room and linen closet. Adding extra shelving in these places can make a big impact. Look for any place you can provide attractive and inexpensive storage space. Make sure your improvements are tasteful, and you will benefit from increased storage solutions. Updating your home with ROI in mind is the best approach to the 52
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