Spring Cleaning Made Easy: Coat Closet Edition

Clean Out Your Coat Closet In 3 Steps and 30 Minutes!

By Rachelle Nelson, Publisher Macaroni KID Smyrna Vinings March 20, 2024

With spring in full swing, it's time to banish those winter blues and spruce up your space. But who has the time for deep cleaning? Fear not! Here's how to tackle your coat closet in just 30 minutes.

Step 1: Clear it Out

Empty the closet and sort items into three piles: Keep, Toss, and Needs New Home. Give the closet a quick clean by sweeping, vacuuming, and wiping down walls and shelves. Bid farewell to winter gear, which can find a new home until next year.

Step 2: Maximize Space

Assess your storage options. Consider adding hooks to walls or an organizer to the closet door. Utilize bins for hats and small items. Get creative with repurposing items from around the house for extra storage solutions. And if you don't have any handy, do not let that deter you from moving forward with the project. Use what you have! 

Step 3: Organize Like a Pro

Arrange organizers in the closet for easy access. Place items from the "Keep" pile back in their designated spots. Find new homes for items in the "Needs New Home" pile and dispose of anything in the "Toss" pile.

Voila! With your coat closet revamped, you'll feel a sense of satisfaction every time you walk through the door.