7. Avoid a chaotic jumble of wire, wood, and plastic hangers by choosing just one type and brand of hanger for the closet.
8. See which shoes you want in an instant―and retrieve them by pulling down the handy window―with stackable Linen Drop-Front shoe boxes ($15 each, containerstore.com).
9. Hang a three-tiered wire kitchen basket from the ceiling of a closet for extra storage in empty corners. It’s a great spot for socks.