Enjoying an Orderly Pantry

Enjoying an Orderly Pantry The pantry is a catch all for so many types of kitchen equipment, serving implements, packaged food and spices, table linens and more. The purpose of a pantry is to be useful additional space—but just like other types of storage, a well-used space sometimes gets messy. We recommend a seasonal re-organization […]

The Common Reach-In Closet: Can it still Sparkle?

The Common Reach-In Closet: Can it still Sparkle?   Going Vertical Just One Way To Maximize Space We’ve probably all tried to live with our closets having just a single hanging rod and a shelf above. Most people don’t need a whole closet of long-hanging space, so the area below the hanging clothes ends up […]

Back to School

Back to School Organization Back to school can bring lots of clutter in several areas around the home.  As storage professionals, we see all kinds of storage and work space problems develop while school gets into high gear. Here are a few tips to alleviate the added stress: (1)    Organize the family coat closet. If […]

How to Add Style and Function to Your Home Office

How to Add Style and Function to Your Home Office Learn how to make your home office look more “home” than “office.” Not so long ago, when someone wanted a home office, it was envisioned to be in dark wood tones with traditional styling. It was masculine in feeling – heavy and sturdy – and […]

A Place for Everything

A Place for Everything Originally published in HOUSE magazine By Bonnie Reich, President and Owner at Symmetry Closets We want our homes to look beautiful, to impress our friends and to feel comfortable—we want to feel truly at home. I am a professional designer of small spaces: a professional closet designer. My goal is to […]

5 Quick Storage Hacks Prepare Spring

It’s springtime! The changing of the seasons is a wonderful time of new adventure and growth.  As the weather changes, the flowers grow, the trees leaf out–and suddenly we stop wearing sweaters, winter coats and turtlenecks.  This year, we pulled out shorts and tee shirts in April! The Pros advise not to rush into packing away all […]

3 Convenient Organization Tips–In the Halloween Season (Trick or Treat Included!)

3 Convenient Organization Tips–In the Halloween Season (Trick or Treat Included!) And here we are…the time of year we suddenly need to switch out our summer stuff for our fall gear.  Although with the sudden spring-like October weather, we may have a little more time! Many people dread the process, but we have another way—with […]

Take a Test Drive Before You Buy

WHY VISITING EXPERTS AT A HOME PRODUCTS SHOWROOM IS A MUST By Sharon McGovern, Editor of NARI NYC/LI Design & Remodel Sure it’s great to do your research online before making any large home improvement purchase – in fact most homeowners search the internet to select products. But do you really know the quality, benefits and features […]