Monthly Archives: February 2012

Clothes Storage Myth #5: All clothes can be folded or hung and stored together.

Different fabrics sometimes call for different methods of storage, especially if they’re higher end pieces such as cashmere, linen or silk. Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #4: Airtight is always best when storing clothes.

Airtight containers are great for many things, but for storing clothes it may not be the best choice. The excessive dry heat of an attic coupled with airtight conditions can break down fiber in fabrics. Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #3: Moth balls have to smell bad to really work.

If the idea of moth balls brings back memories of your Great-Grandmother’s attic, rejoice! Now moth-chasing tools are infused with cedar- another scent insects do not like. Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #2: An attic or basement is the best place to store clothes.

Attics can be extremely hot in the heat of summer, while basements can be very damp- which is best? Neither. A good rule of thumb is if the area is comfortable enough to sleep, it’s acceptable for clothing storage. A … Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #1: If clothes look clean, they are fine to store.

By far the most important step when it comes to storing clothing is to wash or dry clean clothes first. Even clothes that may look clean could have very light stains, perspiration or perfumes that can darken and set with time. Continue reading

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6 Quick Fixes for Blah Closets

Sometimes shifting your perspective can make all the difference in the world. (Remember “Dead Poets Society”?) Use a few of these ideas to gain new perspective on your clothes closet. Continue reading

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At The Office – Cubicle Hooks Review

Anyone who works in a cubicle knows the problem of storage space- or lack thereof. What cubicle hooks did our staff chose for winter gear? Continue reading

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