Frequently Asked Questions


DIY Coat Rack - Wooden hook - Entryway ideas- Organization ...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26ZEXaNsNZ0 
How do you organize an entryway?
Here are 15 amazing multi-purpose entryway storage hacks, solutions, and ideas that will keep your home's first and last impression on-point.
  1. Turn a bookcase into entryway storage lockers. ...
  2. Store shoes, bags, and accessories in baskets on a console. ...
  3. Build a DIY wooden boot rack. ...
  4. Label your coat rack.
Feb 3, 2017


How do you organize an entryway? 
How do I organize my hangers?
Steps
  1. Separate your hangers by material. Make separate piles for your wood hangers, metal hangers, plastic hangers, and soft, padded hangers. ...
  2. Organize your hangers in stacks of 10. ...
  3. Wrap a rubber band around each stack to hold the hangers in place. ...
  4. Put the stacks of hangers somewhere for storage.
Mar 29, 2019


How do I organize my hangers? 
How do I organize my entryway coat closet?
Organizing shoes, coats, bags, hats and mittens will help ease the winter morning routine.
  1. Hook it up. A coat closet stuffed full of hangers is always a mess. ...
  2. Pitch the piles. Getting your stuff off the floor instantly eliminates visual clutter. ...
  3. Use every available inch. ...
  4. Add shelves wherever you can.
Oct 9, 2017


How do I organize my entryway coat closet? 
How do you make an entryway in a small space?
12 Small Entryway Ideas and the Genius Pieces You Need to Create One
  1. Mount wall hooks. ...
  2. Pull up a small chair or bench. ...
  3. Try a wall covering. ...
  4. Define the space using a rug. ...
  5. Hang a floating shelf. ...
  6. Yes to a statement lighting fixture. ...
  7. Paint the door a bold color. ...
  8. Add a small console table.
Sep 18, 2018


How do you make an entryway in a small space? 
How do you organize a small entryway?
Outfit your foyer closet with smart storage solutions so it's ready for every coat and accessory. To neatly store bags, mount hooks on the inside of the door. Then get double the amount of hanging space with a closet rod extender. Suspend longer coats on the upper level; use the bottom rod for shorter ones.


How do you organize a small entryway? 
How can I organize my shoes a lot?
  1. Keep your shoes off the floor. ...
  2. Avoid storing shoes in wire racks. ...
  3. Sort shoes into categories. ...
  4. Assess whether you need a separate shoe storage solution or not. ...
  5. Use clear shoe boxes with lids. ...
  6. Get some shoe bins. ...
  7. Store fancy heels at the top of your closet. ...
  8. Store flats, sandals, and slip-ons in over-the-door organizers.
Aug 17, 2016


How can I organize my shoes a lot? 
What is the best way to pack hangers?
Place 10-12 hangers (with nothing hung on them) into each pile. Stack the hangers neatly on top of one another and, if necessary, place rubber bands around the hangers to temporarily hold them in place. Tie each bundle with cable ties or stretch wrap.Mar 29, 2019


What is the best way to pack hangers? 
How do I get rid of extra hangers?
Thrift stores and donation centers tend to be the first place people think of when they want to get rid of hangers, but not all of them want them.
...
Too many hangers? Send them packing
  1. Donate them to your local dry cleaners. ...
  2. Post them on Albany Freecycle. ...
  3. If you see a need, offer to fill it. ...
  4. Repurpose them.
Dec 1, 2008


How do I get rid of extra hangers? 
What are the best hangers?
Here are the best hangers you can buy:
  • Best hangers overall: AmazonBasics Wood Suit Hangers.
  • Best hangers for pants: Natural Wooden Trouser Clamp & Skirt Hanger.
  • Best hangers for coats: Superior Natural Wooden Hangers.
  • Best hangers for kids: Honey-Can-Do Kids Wood Shirt Hangers With Metal Clips.
Jan 18, 2019


What are the best hangers? 
Where do you hang your coat?
Fill Your Corner with a Coat Rack. Oft overlooked, but incredibly compact, corner racks are a great way to squeeze a little storage into a tight entryway. Along with providing small shelves and hanging hooks for coats and caps, they can easily fit inside just about any corner you can find near your front door.Jan 7, 2017


Where do you hang your coat? 
What do you keep in your coat closet?
The coat closet is a handy place to keep your gift wrap if you can spare the storage space. Wire racks and organizers on the inside of the door keep tubes of paper, gift bags, and tissue paper neat and tidy. One clever organizer added four large hooks behind the coat hangers to hang and organize scarves.Aug 15, 2017


What do you keep in your coat closet? 
How thick are closet walls?
A typical residential wall consists of a floor plate, two ceiling plates, wall studs and 1/2-inch drywall to form a wall that's 4 1/2 inches thick. A narrow wall is 2 to 2 1/2 inches thick, but it is not suitable as a load-bearing wall and local building codes might not allow it between bedrooms.


How thick are closet walls? 
How do I make my hallway look bigger?
Turns out there are some easy fixes to transform a narrow hallway into a warm, light, and inviting space.
...
11 Decor Ideas to Make Narrow Hallways Look Bigger
  1. Use mirrors. ...
  2. Incorporate cubbies. ...
  3. Illuminate the space. ...
  4. Paint the walls. ...
  5. Add color to your trim. ...
  6. Incorporate molding. ...
  7. Add artwork. ...
  8. Install recessed shelving.
Dec 14, 2018


How do I make my hallway look bigger? 
What can I do with a small foyer?
8 Ways To Enhance A Small Foyer
  1. Add a statement coat rack. A sculptural tree silhouette fills this space beautifully while providing plenty of room for scarves, hats, bags and coats. ...
  2. Tuck away furniture. ...
  3. Go narrow. ...
  4. Max out the wall space. ...
  5. Infuse it with personality. ...
  6. Look up. ...
  7. Welcome with a rug. ...
  8. Spread out.
Dec 2, 2016


What can I do with a small foyer? 
What is the room called when you first walk into a house?
An entryway is a hall that is generally located at the front entrance of a house. ... Many houses do not have an entryway; in these the front door leads to a foyer, or directly into the living room or some other room in the house.


What is the room called when you first walk into a house? 
How do you create an entryway when you don't have one?
How to Create an Entryway When Your Home Doesn't Have One
  1. Use Furniture to Create Distinction.
  2. Organize Your Entryway With Hooks and Baskets.
  3. Make a Narrow Hallway Work as a Foyer.
  4. Use a Console to Hide Clutter.
  5. Use a Bookcase as a Partition.
  6. Choose Pieces That Match the Wall Color.
  7. Establish an Entryway With Potted Plants.
  8. Use Hooks to Transform Any Wall Into an Entryway.
Dec 14, 2018


How do you create an entryway when you don't have one? 
How do I make an entryway invitation?
Before your guests could get into the living room and other parts of your home, they will get through the entryway.
...
10 No Fail Ideas to Make An Inviting Entryway
  1. Be creative with lighting. ...
  2. Add a lovely seating. ...
  3. Place a mirror on the wall. ...
  4. Let the walls speak up with style. ...
  5. Use area rugs for a warm welcome.


How do I make an entryway invitation? 
Should hallways be painted light or dark?
Dark or narrow hallway. Many hallways lack natural light, so using light or neutral paint colors can help brighten up the space. ... Using a deeper shade of paint on the base of the wall and applying a lighter shade at the top can also create the illusion of height and space.May 4, 2016


Should hallways be painted light or dark? 
Should I throw away shoe boxes?
Here are some things to consider. Some people prefer to keep their shoes stored in their original boxes to protect them. ... The only thing that isn't okay is keeping empty shoe boxes on the floor or shelves of your closet where they are collecting dust or taking up valuable space.Sep 23, 2015


Should I throw away shoe boxes? 
How many pairs of shoes does the average woman own?
The other day I came across a survey reporting that the average American man owns 12 pairs of shoes, while the average American woman owns a whopping 27 pairs. That would make the national average about 19 pairs per person. Wow!Mar 1, 2013


How many pairs of shoes does the average woman own? 
How can I keep my shoes in the closet without smelling?
Treat other stinky areas, such has hanging shoe organizers, with a baking soda sprinkle, or spritz them with vinegar if the material won't be damaged by liquid. Wash items such as stinky storage bins in water with a squirt or two of mild dish soap and several tablespoons of white vinegar.


How can I keep my shoes in the closet without smelling? 
How do you pack clothes for moving hangers?
To pack your hanging clothes inside of a trash bag, simply bundle your hangers and clothes together, slip the hanging clothes inside the trash bag while holding onto the hangers, tighten the drawstrings around the hanger hooks, tie and secure with the hooks outside the bag.Oct 9, 2018


How do you pack clothes for moving hangers? 
How do you pack hangers with rubber bands?
Neatly stack a bunch of hangers*. Loop a rubber band around all the hooks, wrap under the hypotenuse of the hangers, and loop back over one or more of the hooks. Don't over-stretch the rubber bands; adding explosive power to your hangers only exacerbates the packing problem.


How do you pack hangers with rubber bands? 
How do you fold clothes for moving?
There are a few tricks you can use to pack your clothes without wrinkles and keep them organized when moving:
  1. Don't Empty the Dresser — Move It As Is. ...
  2. Hang Clothes in Wardrobe Boxes. ...
  3. Use Suitcases. ...
  4. Pack Clothes in Garbage or Vacuum Bags. ...
  5. Wrap Clothes in Plastic or in Sheets. ...
  6. Wrap Breakables in Clothing. ...
  7. Use Regular Boxes.
Feb 17, 2017


How do you fold clothes for moving? 
Can you recycle coat hangers?
At our recycling centres metal hangers should go in the 'scrap metal' skip and plastic or wooden hangers should go in the 'household waste' skip. Clothes hangers in good condition can be donated to charity shops. Hangers can also be put in your waste wheeled bin.


Can you recycle coat hangers? 
What can I do with unwanted plastic hangers?
How to Recycle Plastic Hangers
  • Inspect your old tube-type household hangers for a recycling number. ...
  • Inspect your unwanted retail plastic hangers. ...
  • Make use of TerraCycle to recycle retail hangers. ...
  • Don't obtain excess unwanted plastic hangers. ...
  • Try to give hangers away via FreeCycle or even Craig's List.


What can I do with unwanted plastic hangers? 
Can you throw away plastic hangers?
Plastic and wooden hangers are much less likely to be accepted in your curbside bin. Even if your recycling program says it accepts “scrap metal” or “all plastic,” don't put metal or plastic hangers in your bin unless your local program mentions them specifically.Apr 13, 2018


Can you throw away plastic hangers? 
Are wire hangers bad for clothes?
Are wire hangers really that bad for your clothes? ... But in addition to the fact that they can make your closet look like a hot mess, keeping your clothes on the flimsy metal for too long can actually lead to long-term damage of your favorite pieces.Dec 27, 2017


Are wire hangers bad for clothes? 
What are padded hangers for?
Product Description. Whitmor's Satin Padded Hangers feature soft colors and come in a set of 8. These padded hangers won't leave harsh creases or lines in your clothes. They are each thickly padded and satin covered, with a slip-reducing gathering and bow at the neck of a stylish metal hook.


What are padded hangers for? 
What hangers prevent shoulder bumps?
However, if you do hang them, take a leaf out of the dry cleaner's book and fold the sweater in half and put it on the bottom of the hanger. Again, if hanging your sweaters is unavoidable, use padded hangers or satin hangers instead of plastic or wire hangers to avoid shoulder bumps from forming.Oct 4, 2017


What hangers prevent shoulder bumps? 
Where do you store your winter coat?
The key to preserving your winter coats and clothing during the spring and summer months is making sure you keep them in the right place. It's best to store clothing in a cool (around 65 degrees Fahrenheit), dry, dark place. Storage bins can be stacked anywhere they fit and other items can be hung up–if space allows.Mar 28, 2018


Where do you store your winter coat? 
How do you mount a coat rack to the wall?
Mount and Secure. Hold up the coat rack, and align the mounting holes with the drywall anchors. Secure the coat rack to the wall by driving 2” wood screws into each anchor.


How do you mount a coat rack to the wall? 
How do you store coats and jackets?
Gently fold and stack your coats so they don't get misshapen. If you have a pile of puffer vests and jackets made from polyfill (as opposed to down feathers), you can use vacuum-sealed plastic bags to squish them down to half their size and save double the closet space.Mar 8, 2018


How do you store coats and jackets? 
How do I organize my entryway closet?
Outfit your foyer closet with smart storage solutions so it's ready for every coat and accessory. To neatly store bags, mount hooks on the inside of the door. Then get double the amount of hanging space with a closet rod extender. Suspend longer coats on the upper level; use the bottom rod for shorter ones.


How do I organize my entryway closet? 
How do I organize my deep closet shelves?
Steps
  1. Take everything out of the closet before reorganizing. Unpack the closet contents onto nearby counters or a section of the floor. ...
  2. Re-organize seasonally to put less-used items farther back in the closet. A large, deep closet probably contains items used in each season. ...
  3. Store boxes of photographs on their own shelf.


How do I organize my deep closet shelves? 
How deep should a coat closet be?
Coats are wider than shirts, and get cramped at 24 inches. Coat hangers are typically 19 inches wide -- add a heavy coat and it's cramped at 24 inches. Coat closets should have a minimum of 28 inches of depth -- 30 inches is ideal -- to prevent sleeves and bulky coats from interfering with the closet door.


How deep should a coat closet be? 
How thick are standard walls?
Wall Thickness. A two-by-four wall stud is 3 ½ inches wide, and an interior wall typically has ½-inch drywall installed on both sides, bringing the wall thickness to 4 ½ inches. Walls that contain plumbing, such as walls behind sinks, however, should be thicker than standard walls.Dec 15, 2018


How thick are standard walls? 
How wide should a pony wall be?
Technically, a half wall can be any height short of the ceiling; realistically, most half walls are about 3 to 4 feet tall, depending on the wall's purpose and location.


How wide should a pony wall be? 
How far apart are wall studs in a closet?
If you don't have a stud finder, there are several methods that can be effective in finding studs. When a home is framed, the wall studs are usually spaced 16 or 24 inches apart. If you start in a corner and measure out 16 inches and you don't find a stud, you should find one at 24 inches.


How far apart are wall studs in a closet? 
What colors make a hallway look bigger?
Paint it light. Choose your colors wisely. Go for a lighter color that will open up the space, whites, creams and extremely light pastels will help to create a bigger illusion. Stay away from warm tones and darker shades because it will only the make the hallway look smaller.May 20, 2014


What colors make a hallway look bigger? 
What is a good color to paint a narrow hallway?
Add an eggshell, gloss, or satin finish to the paint of choice and your hallway will both reflect light and be easier to clean. The best paint colour choices for narrow hallways are taupe, light tan, light gray, creams, and definitely light greens and blues.Jul 27, 2015


What is a good color to paint a narrow hallway? 
How do you widen a narrow hallway?
Turns out there are some easy fixes to transform a narrow hallway into a warm, light, and inviting space.
...
11 Decor Ideas to Make Narrow Hallways Look Bigger
  1. Use mirrors. ...
  2. Incorporate cubbies. ...
  3. Illuminate the space. ...
  4. Paint the walls. ...
  5. Add color to your trim. ...
  6. Incorporate molding. ...
  7. Add artwork. ...
  8. Install recessed shelving.
Dec 14, 2018


How do you widen a narrow hallway? 
What can I do with a small foyer?
8 Ways To Enhance A Small Foyer
  1. Add a statement coat rack. A sculptural tree silhouette fills this space beautifully while providing plenty of room for scarves, hats, bags and coats. ...
  2. Tuck away furniture. ...
  3. Go narrow. ...
  4. Max out the wall space. ...
  5. Infuse it with personality. ...
  6. Look up. ...
  7. Welcome with a rug. ...
  8. Spread out.
Dec 2, 2016


What can I do with a small foyer? 
What can you do in a long hallway?
If your hallway is suffering from a case of the blahs, here are ten things you can do to give it a little life.
  1. Add a really lovely long, narrow rug.
  2. Hang an interesting painting at the end of the hallway for a focal point.
  3. Create a gallery wall on one (or both!) walls.
  4. Hang one or two pieces of oversized art.
Nov 5, 2014


What can you do in a long hallway? 
What should I put in my foyer?
12 Small Entryway Ideas and the Genius Pieces You Need to Create One
  • Mount wall hooks. ...
  • Pull up a small chair or bench. ...
  • Try a wall covering. ...
  • Define the space using a rug. ...
  • Hang a floating shelf. ...
  • Yes to a statement lighting fixture. ...
  • Paint the door a bold color. ...
  • Add a small console table.
Sep 18, 2018


What should I put in my foyer? 
What is the best facing house?
Today, we present you with the best and the worst directions for your house to face, as per the principles of Vastu Shastra.
  • The most auspicious – East, North and Northeast. ID. the villa. ...
  • West for youth. ID. EXterior View. ...
  • Northwest for health and wealth. ID. ...
  • Avoid the Southwest. ID. ...
  • Southeast is inauspicious. ID.
Feb 8, 2018


What is the best facing house? 
What is the small room on top of a house called?
An attic (sometimes referred to as a loft) is a space found directly below the pitched roof of a house or other building; an attic may also be called a sky parlor or a garret.


What is the small room on top of a house called? 
What is a second living room called?
In Western architecture, a living room, also called a lounge room, lounge or sitting room, is a room in a residential house or apartment for relaxing and socializing. Such a room is sometimes called a front room when it is near the main entrance at the front of the house.


What is a second living room called? 
What is the room called when you first walk into a house?
An entryway is a hall that is generally located at the front entrance of a house. ... Many houses do not have an entryway; in these the front door leads to a foyer, or directly into the living room or some other room in the house.


What is the room called when you first walk into a house? 
How do you set up an entryway?
Setting Up an Effective, Beautiful Entryway
  1. Open the Space with a Large Mirror. Entryways are small. ...
  2. Separate the Entry from the Entryway. When people enter your home, they stop just after the front door. ...
  3. Prioritize and Organize. Decide what actually needs to be in the entryway. ...
  4. Add in a Multi-Purpose Storage Bench. ...
  5. Display Personality.


How do you set up an entryway? 
How wide should an entry hall be?
Most people also need a coat closet within or immediately adjacent to this space, and that should be 24 inches (61 cm) deep and at least 36 in. (91 cm) wide with doors that are at least 24 in.Apr 7, 2019


How wide should an entry hall be? 
How do you create an entryway when you don't have one?
How to Create an Entryway When Your Home Doesn't Have One
  1. Use Furniture to Create Distinction.
  2. Organize Your Entryway With Hooks and Baskets.
  3. Make a Narrow Hallway Work as a Foyer.
  4. Use a Console to Hide Clutter.
  5. Use a Bookcase as a Partition.
  6. Choose Pieces That Match the Wall Color.
  7. Establish an Entryway With Potted Plants.
  8. Use Hooks to Transform Any Wall Into an Entryway.
Dec 14, 2018


How do you create an entryway when you don't have one? 
How do I organize my entryway?
Here are 15 amazing multi-purpose entryway storage hacks, solutions, and ideas that will keep your home's first and last impression on-point.
  1. Turn a bookcase into entryway storage lockers. ...
  2. Store shoes, bags, and accessories in baskets on a console. ...
  3. Build a DIY wooden boot rack. ...
  4. Label your coat rack.
Feb 3, 2017


How do I organize my entryway? 
How do you make a welcoming foyer?
The Secrets to Creating a Welcoming Entryway
  1. Layer in light. In this relatively small space, a beautiful lantern, table lamp and sconce create different lighting options for different moods. ...
  2. Provide an artful story. ...
  3. Get the scale right. ...
  4. Foreshadow your home's style. ...
  5. Add a rug. ...
  6. Go bold. ...
  7. Dazzle with wallpaper. ...
  8. Provide a place for stuff to land.
Apr 12, 2016


How do you make a welcoming foyer? 
Should hallways be painted same color?
Choose Your Color. ... You may wish to use with neutral paint colors to tie different rooms together. However, hallways may be darker, because there are rarely windows to add light. Consider using lighter paint colors to reflect light and keep the area from looking dimly lit.


Should hallways be painted same color? 
What is the best paint for hallways?
THE BEST WASHABLE PAINT
  1. Dulux Easycare Matt Emulsion Paint. Best washable paint you can buy: The ideal paint for hectic households. ...
  2. Crown Hall And Stairs paint. ...
  3. Farrow & Ball Matt Estate Emulsion Paint. ...
  4. Colours Premium Silk Emulsion Paint. ...
  5. Sandtex Matt Masonry Paint.
Apr 9, 2019


What is the best paint for hallways? 
What Colour is best for a hallway?
Green is the most relaxing of colours, making it perfect for a busy family hallway. Lighter shades also work wonders at visually expanding small spaces, especially when paired with a bright white shade.


What Colour is best for a hallway? 
Should I keep boxes for electronics?
Storing Electronics Packaging Guideline: ... For big ticket items like HDTVs and computers, keep the packaging as long as it's covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Afterward, break down boxes and either store away or recycle.Jan 10, 2012


Should I keep boxes for electronics? 
Do you keep your shoe boxes?
Some people prefer to keep their shoes stored in their original boxes to protect them. ... The only thing that isn't okay is keeping empty shoe boxes on the floor or shelves of your closet where they are collecting dust or taking up valuable space.Sep 23, 2015


Do you keep your shoe boxes? 
Should I keep my sneakers in boxes?
If I were to keep a shoe on ice for 5+ years, I would remove them from the box and put them in a plastic bin with a lid. The plastic will not have any negative effects on them. You should also take them out every few months to let them breathe for a day or two tto extend the life of the midsoles.May 30, 2015


Should I keep my sneakers in boxes? 
How many pairs of shoes should a woman own?
The study, which polled 2,352 women over the age of 18, found that ladies own about 20 pairs of shoes on average, yet they only put 5 of them into their regular rotation.Aug 19, 2013


How many pairs of shoes should a woman own? 
Who has the most pairs of shoes?
Who holds the world record for owning the most pairs of shoes, and how many pairs does she own? Imelda Marcos is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the women with the largest shoe collection. She owns more than 3,400 pairs. Response last updated by gtho4 on Sep 03 2016.Sep 3, 2016


Who has the most pairs of shoes? 
How many pairs of shoes does an average person have?
Reportedly, the average man owns 12 pairs of shoes, while most women own 27 pairs of shoes.Oct 31, 2014


How many pairs of shoes does an average person have? 
How do you deodorize a room naturally?
Lemon Air Freshener: Dissolve half a cup of baking soda into two cups of very hot water. Add a quarter cup of lemon juice, and pour into a misting spray bottle. Vanilla Spice Air Freshener: Place a cup of water, a cup of white vinegar, one tbsp. natural vanilla extract, one tsp.


How do you deodorize a room naturally? 
How do you get rid of a musty smell in a closet?
Add a cup of vinegar or a cup of baking soda to the wash to combat odors. Consider using a clothesline to dry your clothes outside to get a fresh outdoors scent. Use half a cup of pine scented cleaner in the washer (the pine smell will be eliminated after a cycle in the dryer). Put musty, dry clothing in the freezer.


How do you get rid of a musty smell in a closet? 
How do you keep your walk in closet smelling fresh?
A few simple steps should keep your closet smelling fresh.
  1. Eliminate Unpleasant Odors. Place a couple of cups of activated charcoal chunks, which are readily available in garden stores, in a cheesecloth bag. ...
  2. Soak up Moisture. ...
  3. Create a Natural Scent. ...
  4. Keep Shoes Smelling Fresh.


How do you keep your walk in closet smelling fresh?