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11 Beautiful Clutter-Busting Closets
It's often those details that are invisible to all but the most acute observers that make an interior exceptional. This is particularly true in the bedroom, where...
Bob Vila Radio: Preventing Moths
This is the time of year when we shed our winter wardrobes and slip into warm-weather fabrics. To be sure that your c...
Bob Vila Radio: Closet Lighting
If you’re lucky enough to have large walk-in closets in your home, you probably already know the importance of good l...
Weekend Projects: 5 DIY Closet Organizers
Many new homes boast spacious walk-in closets, but apartment renters and old-house dwellers must often contend with c...
Bob Vila Radio: Small Closet Solutions
A big walk-in closet is a luxury that some people can only dream of, especially if they live in an older home. Homes ...
Closet Organization 101
Though many of us would rather keep the door closed on the subject of closet organization, cleaning up your act stora...
Finally, a Sure-Fire Cure for the Sagging Closet Pole
My wife and I recently reorganized our bedroom closet and added several new accessories, including a double rod hange...
DIY Closet Organization: Adding a Pegboard
As part of my Quest for Organization this year, I put a pegboard in my master closet, an addition that brings me one ste...
Closet Organization: 9 Pro Tips to End "Stuffication"
We reached out to Diana Auspurger, of the Association of Closet and Storage Professionals, for her tips on closet organization.
Adding a Closet Where There Is None
It's not difficult to add a closet, but doing so will probably be more costly than reorganizing an existing one. So e...
Creative Closet Organizers
Creative closet organizers can help solve many space challenges. High ceilings, tight corners, and narrow spaces are ...
Bob Vila Radio: Custom Closet
Bob Vila Radio is a newly launched daily radio spot carried on more than 60 stations around the country (and growing)...
Looking at New Bedroom Closets
Bob checks out the California Closet storage systems designed for the master bedroom suite and smaller bedroom closet.
Installing Paneling in the Master Bedroom Closet
Bob joins carpenter David Ives, who is installing the paneling in the master bedroom closet, and then checks in on artist Kim’s faux finishing work on the walls.
Reviewing the Layout of Bob’s Walk-in Closet
Bob meets with California Closets to review plans for his walk-in closet and checks out the careful herringbone floor installation in the library that is nearly c...
Creating a Lattice-Top Gate and Converting a Mudroom to a Pantry
The backyard is enhanced with a lattice-top gate, and a mudroom is converted into a kitchen pantry to provide storage space.
Carpeting the Basement and Organizing the Home
Carpet tiles are installed in the basement, and experts discuss storage and organizing solutions for the basement and master bedroom.
Features of the Personal Valet Clothes Freshening System
Dave Herbert (from Whirlpool) joins Bob to talk about the new Personal Valet Clothes Vitalizing System being installed in the master bedroom closet.
Built-In Closet Storage Installation
Bob and carpenter Bob Ryley are working in the master bedroom building two storage units in the walk-in closet.
Installing Custom Closets
Bob enters the master suite to observe Marcy Weisberg (from California Closets) installing custom his-and-her closets.
Discussing the Hallway Walls
Bob highlights the long curved wall in the loft's hallway. The wall provides a great deal of storage, and serves as a divider between the private and public space...
Discussing Built-In Storage
A collaborating architect for the loft conversion project, Lisa Shire, explains the design principles behind, and practical benefits of, the built-storage compart...
Covering Doors with Plastic Laminate
Bob meets with architect Greg Rochlin to review the techniques used for covering a series of doors with plastic laminate.
If you are interested in more about fans and air conditioning, consider: How To: Install a Ceiling Fan How To: Choos... It turns out that many bath and kitchen cleansers contain chemicals that are dangerous to the skin and eyes, and often pro... So often we paint tiny nooks white to make them appear larger, but opting for a dark, dramatic wall color like this one—Be... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
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