|A wall closet in a residential house in the United States. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Opting For DIYIf you do not have much of a budget for your master closet, you can always do the job yourself. There are a lot of DIY closet kits out in the market that are either made from coated wire or melamine. Its installation only requires that you mount the attachment bracket to your wall. Then you can attach the poles and shelves.
The tricky part is the layout and planning. You have to do measurements of your space. Then you would have to either go online to sites like ContainerStore.com or EasyClosets.com or to a home center to look for modular components.
Hassle-free DIY designMaster closets are usually 8x10 sq. ft. and closet modules are either 1x7 or 3x7 sq. ft., so you have to sort things out in order to have the best possible unit combination that would fill your wall. You can check some sites online for tools that would suggest the best modular combination that would fit the layout and dimensions of your master closet.
There are four components that you can choose from: drawer units, shelf units, two poles closet units - usually 42 inches away from each other - used for hanging pants and shirts, and a singe pole closet unit used for hanging long jackets and dresses.
You can then put some additional components that would accommodate your need for storage space. It could cost you around $800 to $2,000 to add all the components needed for a master closet that is 8x10 sq. ft.
Customized Master ClosetTo maximize the usage of the space for your master closet, hire a contractor, a closet company, or a bath and kitchen designer to customize your master closet. Instead of coated wire or fiberboard, your hired professional should be using components made from high-density melamine or solid wood.
They can give you a lot of storage options for you to choose from - such as belt and tie holders, jewelry drawers, hamper baskets, shoe racks - and accessories such as a make up station lit with bulbs similar to those that professional actresses use or a mirror sliding from the swivels and shelves ready for use.
Plan your master closet in such a way that you can easily change its design; whether changing its compartment configuration or change its shelves, in can be done easily.