Instructions for the Mainstays Custom Closet Kit

A cluttered closet can add stress to your morning routine. Keeping clothes organized and neat is no easy task, but if you have a closet with a rod, simplify organization by adding a Mainstays Custom Closet Organizer Kit. This system adds hanging space and shelves to store all your clothing items. Whether your closet is large or small, the expandable system should work in it.

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The Mainstays organizer works with closet rods that are at least 60 inches off the ground.

Step 1

Attach the three vertical rods to your existing closet rod. These are the longest pieces in the kit. They have clamps on top, and a stopper on the bottom to grip the closet's floor. The clamps open up to grab the closet rod. Because the kit is expandable for closets anywhere from 3 to 8 feet, you can place the rods as close to one another as you'd like.

Step 2

Clip the two horizontal rods where you would like them to go. Typically, you place one on each side of the organization system. If it's a closet for storing baby or child clothes, though, placing both horizontal rods on one side could free up the other side for shelves alone. Move the horizontal rods around until you find a configuration that works well with your clothing items.

Step 3

Clip the two shelves where you will be able to fold the most items while still taking advantage of the horizontal rods for hanging items. The shelves are expandable so you can make them as long or short as needed.

Katie Tonarely

Katie Tonarely started writing professionally in 2008. Her work appears in the Springfield "News-Leader" and she provides consumer-related content for various websites. Tonarely received a Bachelor of Arts in English education with a minor in journalism from Evangel University in Springfield, Mo.