How to Build Walk-in Closet Storage. This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to maximize closet space with plywood shelves and boxes. You can think of a closet as a really tiny room for clothes hangers, but why cheat yourself?. Under-window seating works especially well because you can’t use that space for hanging storage anyway. Whether you own a tiny home lacking closet storage, or you are trying to organize the space you have the first step is to get building. This Old House magazine; it has 23 cubic feet of storage but no room for dust bunnies.
So we live in this OLD house, right? And apparently 112 years ago, storage solutions weren’t on the forefront of home-builders’ minds. Because our old farm house is without a single coat closet, linen closet and pantry (until we made our own). The smaller your home, the more you value storage. But in a simple home, it’s not about how much space you have, it’s how you utilize it. This Old House has five tips for making the most of what you already have. For a recent This Old House episode, O’Connor worked with a homeowner to build closet storage out of black metal pipes with wooden shelves.
Read the latest stories written by This Old House on TIME. How to Build a Really Cool Storage Bed. How to Gain More Closet Space Without Renovating. Fell in love with an old house? Then you’ve probably encountered a notorious problem – no storage space. Find out how one homeowner solved it. When an old house has no closets. Other prizes included closet organizers, facets and appliances.