clothing storage
July 15, 2015

Tips For Storing Your Wardrobe

Are you hesitant about storing clothing? It doesn’t have to be scary! Cleaning out your closet, whether for season changes or moving, doesn’t mean you to have get rid of your clothing. Storage can be an extension of your closet. Here are some tips for protecting your clothing in storage.

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  1. Never store anything in the dry cleaning plastic it came in. The plastic traps a ton of moisture, which can cause fibers to dry out and can cause yellowing of fabric
  2. Stuff newspaper in your boots to help them hold its shape. Do not store them all into one plastic bag. The soles and heels of boots can damage the other boots in there.
  3. If storing socks, do not keep them rolled. This will lose the elasticity. Instead, store them by laying them flat then folding them in half.
  4. Keep clothes organized for easier transition. Store by type of clothes or by season and label your containers.  This makes it easier to sort your clothes quickly.
  5. Wardrobe boxes make storing clothes on hangers easy. Some clothes are better stored on hangers and these boxes make it efficient to store, while protecting your belongings.