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pasovasz

Some good ideas but when I see shoes inside a closet, placed off the floor, I wonder where all that street & farm dirt falls. IMO, dirt does not belong on my clothes! When you hang something on an over the door closet hanger, you need to make room for the door to shut. A few practical problems that I see in some of the photos.

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Reen
Need information for northern climate where lots of snow blowing and shovelling asks for non-pebble or gravel surfaces.
   
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celestina89

@pasovasz: I live on a ranch. The only concrete on my acreage is the foundation. So, every single pair of shoes, boots, tennies, mud boots, etc. collect dirt on a daily basis. I keep boot scrapers by my doors to knock off heavy mud. Mud boots get hosed down before entering. I remove them and put on my sneakers, regular boots or shoes. I keep heavy duty door mats at the entrance of each door to use. The mats gets cleaned and hosed down as needed.

As for storage, I keep all my foot wear separate from my clothes on the bottom of one of my closets on two shelves. I have about 10-12 pair of footwear as that is all I require. Once a month I wipe down the footwear shelves. Above them hang my longest items which are robes, midi or maxi skirts and dress shirts. I keep my outerwear on a separate closet.

I to have a "tie" rack I screwed into the back of one of my closet doors that I use mostly for belts and a trio of scarfs so everything lays flat and doesn't obstruct the clothes inside which are two rows of shirts of all types from Ts to button downs.

I think most of it isn't really a problem if one thinks through what the needs are and addresses them appropriately. It can be a problem if one ignores good design.

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