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Old 11-18-2013, 01:13 PM   #1
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Hooks in a closet


OK, file this under uber anal, but I was going to install hooks in a closet, and as I was marking the halfway point between the closet rod and the front wall, I thought "This is stupid: the clothes hanging on the rod and the ones hanging from the hook are going to try occupying the same space at the same time -- I should move the hook toward the front wall."
The question then became "How much towards the front wall?" At which point I figured that someone had worked this out before, and probably someone in the DIYChatroom community would know it, hence, this post...

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Old 11-18-2013, 01:46 PM   #2
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Closet sizes vary. Put a hanger on the closet rod and then use the dimension halfway between the hanger and the wall for your hook placement. I don't personally see getting much additional storage out of the average closet by adding hooks. Unless it's only going to be used for scarves or a belt or two. Anything else will interfere with the hanging clothes.

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Thanks. In a way, I had the same sentiment as you: stuff hanging from hooks will interfere with clothes on hangers, so why am I doing this?!?

I'd add PJs to your short list.

In any event, I'll take your common-sense positioning advice (which in hindsight seems so obvious, but then the obvious all too often seems to escape us, which is often why common sense isn't all that common!).

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