How to design a clothes closet in a closet under the stairs?
Julie Blake
January 23, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I have a 1778 house and one closet upstairs near the MB. How can I store hanging clothes, shoes, and sweaters in that space?
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Are the stairs open underneath or closed off? People use that space all the time to use as a closet. Do you have any images?
January 23, 2013 at 2:00pm   
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Well, if these ideas don't solve it, I can't help you. Notice these aren't in America. We have closets i most new homes, but sounds like you've got a real treasure - except for just such shortcomings!
Traditional Staircase
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Beckwith
Under-stair storage
January 23, 2013 at 2:00pm   
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Great storage ideas above, but it also depends on the type of stairs. There are literally a myriad of options. Do you have any pictures of the space/stairs, Julie?
January 23, 2013 at 2:26pm   
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Julie Blake
It's a door from directly under the stairs not the side. Pretty scary right now!
January 23, 2013 at 2:34pm   
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Depending what's underneath the rest of the stairs (as it gets smaller as it goes back), you could tear out that back wall, finish it and make storage against the wall that would be to the right as you go in the door. That's my suggestion. AND, get some light in there! A wire rack system that can change in height would be great for that.
January 23, 2013 at 3:04pm   
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