Here at the Kitchen Center, we’re not just about designing custom kitchens to suit our customers’ needs. We also design, build, and install custom closet systems for bespoke storage that suits your home and lifestyle. One popular trend that some people dream of having in their home is the walk-in closet or wardrobe.
If you’re deciding whether to get a walk-in closet for your home, read on for some of the pros and cons that will help you decide.
What is a walk-in closet?
If you’re not familiar with the concept, a walk-in closet is essentially a small room dedicated to storage and organization. It’s like a regular closet, except you can comfortably stand inside it and browse all the clothes and other items you have stored in there. You can incorporate lots of different storage solutions inside a walk-in closet, such as shelves, draws, rails, and hooks, plus a mirror to view your latest outfit.
Pros of a walk-in closet
There are lots of benefits of having a walk-in wardrobe, especially if you own a lot of clothes, shoes, and accessories. They make it much easier to see everything you have stored there so that you can decide what to wear that day and try on different items without having to go back and forth from the closet.
They are also great for keeping your belongings tidy and organized. Whether these are clothes, the kids’ toys, or anything else, you’ll have a place for everything and can keep things tidy and out of the way. Walk-in wardrobes are also good for privacy and security. Add a safe to one of the shelves in your walk-in wardrobe to keep your valuables secure and out of the way.
Walk-in closets can also help you to maximize space. Rather than having bulky shelving units and drawers sticking out from your walls, you can store everything out of the way in this dedicated closet space.
Cons of a walk-in closet
Walk-in closets do take up more space than regular closets, so not everyone will have the space in their home to install one of them. You’ll also have to think about the additional costs of installing lighting inside the closet, flooring, decorating, plus any other extras. And if you’re not organized, a walk-in closet can become a labyrinth of stuff where you struggle to find things. So, it’s a good idea to make a plan and stay organized when storing things inside a walk-in closet.
If, for you, the pros of a walk-in closet outweigh the cons, get in touch with us to get started with our custom closet design. If you’re not keen on the idea, then we can advise you on alternative closet systems.