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The entire Closet Factory team breathes a sigh of relief having made the Homearama opening day deadline! But how will the public respond? With over 60,000 anticipated visitors and stiff competition, will all the hard work be worth it?
When Hunter Thomas moved to her new home, she needed to convert a “FROG” or Family Room Over the Garage into a working office. With 2 years of producing Closet Factory’s television show, Operation ReOrganization, naturally she turned to them for the job!
Husband and wife, Dan and Jennifer Cole willingly spend time apart while they proudly serve our country. When back at home in the USA, running from various rooms of the house, looking for a shoe here, a scarf there, is NOT the way they want to spend their time together. Military experience has taught them that achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense is the solution! And who better to help them achieve that goal than Closet Factory! Working with designer Jacinta and many hours on Pinterest, they agree to a strategic plan! A master DRESSING ROOM! But will the odd room render this custom design, “Mission Accomplished” or “Mission Abandoned”?
When it comes to bowling, Bud Kenny has only one handicap. With nowhere to store his bowling balls, he was striking out at home! Working with Closet Factory designer Tamra, he pinned down his perfect custom shelving unit with time to spare! Throw in an organizational space for entertaining in the kitchen and we have a perfect STRIKE!
Also this week, tensions build between designers and installers, but the customers always come first. Can the Closet Factory family find a way through the trouble?
Wayne DeAtley loves his ocean facing condo but isn’t interested in the usual decorative stylings that go with beachfront property. Walk through his front door and you’ll think you stepped into a refurbished loft apartment in Chicago or Manhattan. Olympic skier, entrepreneur, and doting father, Wayne designed his home to include old factory brick and exposed duct work which calls for darker woods, frosted glass, and modern metals…not what you normally see by the sea. Is Closet Factory Designer Tamra brave enough to turn this beachfront dream into an urban reality or will we hear a big city traffic crash where the waves used to?
As Closet Factory gears up for Home-A-Rama regular business continues….that is, if you consider an 11,000 square foot home, in need of 11 custom organizational spaces. Beth Gilbert of Gilbert Interiors took on the interior design and decorating of this glorious mansion and you can bet she called Closet Factory for their expertise. While Beth was busy choosing everything from drapes to toasters, she trusted the inner spaces to the experts! Watch how Closet Factory gets creative with large spaces, including an enormous 3-section master closet and a pantry with 12 foot high ceilings! Ladder anyone?
Cooke Veterinary Medical Center’s continuing focus is patient care. So while the show complete dedication to our furry friends, the administration office leaves the human staff barking mad! When they “mooo”-ved to a new location, it was easier to pile boxes in the office and close the barn door. With un”bear”able paperwork chaos and a big window that the waiting room guests can peer into, it was time to call Closet Factory! Can designer Tamra create a space that allows for efficient workflow and privacy? Woof! Meow!
Avid golfer, Aileen Whitaker, and her husband, live in their dream home, right on the course. But three random, disorganized master closets make them feel they’ve shot into a sand trap…every day! Fore! Can Closet Factory hit a hole in one with this 3 day install?
Patti Letchworth and her husband needed their home to include a mother-in-law suite, and an insurance office open to the public. When an old library went up for sale they could see the writing on the wall! But working with a building on the National Registry of Historic Places comes with its own unique “Dewey Decimal System”…Maybe Designer Tamra and Installers Nik and Juan can get a little help from Closet Factory’s Cliffs Notes? Also, Jeff will kick off Closet Factory’s journey to Home-A-Rama 2016! Oh what a drama! Is it all just a little bit of history repeating?
Organizing and storing expensive camera gear, neatly and safely into a lop-sided room will take some gearing up. With designer Karen Flemming’s laser sharp skills, we’re hoping for a Hollywood ending! For our mid-season finale, Cox Creative Services becomes a Closet Factory client! And we get a glimpse at a very busy day in the life of Closet Factory designer Tamra Lenz! Polished, sophisticated by day, Paintball Weekend Warrior!
This week Closet Factory’s Operation ReOrganization re-visits Susan Williams and Chris Kimmons to see how life has been since they dared to let long-time friends, Jeff and Tami venture into their “closet abyss.” Our feature story tells the tale of Nicole and Eric Albrect who have a beautiful classic home in Norfolk. Built in 1912, tall ceilings, huge windows, with a beautiful view and…tiny closets with uneven floors! Closet Factory designer Tamra gives this 104-year-old closet a 21st century make over! And there might be room for the ducks…
Think five closets over the course of ten years is enough for Mike and Judy Sowden? Well think again! These repeat clients are enlisting the services of Closet Factory once more to build them a great office unit/entertainment center/liquor cabinet. That sounds like a tall order, but Juan is more than up to the task to complete it.
On this week’s show, client Suzanne Goldblatt enlists the help of Closet Factory to design a drawer bank and wardrobe in her bathroom. The kicker? Make it look like it’s been there all along! Also, we check in with the Arnesen’s from Season 1 to see how they’ve been living with their new laundry room and mud room!
It’s a FAMILY AFFAIR on this week’s episode! Watch as Claudia designs spaces to suit the needs of three generations of Damergis women, including client Hope’s 99-year-old mother! They’re even able to carve out some space for the man of the house! Honorary family member, Juan, and his sidekick Nik complete the installation without a hitch! The family affair continues in our Closet Factory Follow Up as we learn from Hope’s cousin, Stella, how she and her family have enjoyed Closet Factory spaces for years!
When Joe & Claudia Cosimano moved from a 5 bedroom home to a 1 level condo, they were willing to sacrifice their laundry room and some closet and storage spaces, but when it came to the pantry – these two chef hobbyists refused to compromise! This week, Closet Factory designer Jacinta creates a laundry room/coat closet/storage combo, a master closet for two, and a pantry big enough for BOTH cook’s ingredients! Who says theres too many cooks in the kitchen?
With their new home being renovated, Amy and Marcus Dragas knew they wanted to do something special with their closet space. Hanging? Check. Tie racks? Check. A center island to go right under their chandelier? Check! Closet Factory brings out the big guns for this one, as the triple threat of Juan, Mike, and Nik bring the Dragas’ vision to life! Also, we’re checking in with the Cable family from Season 1 in our Closet Factory Follow Up
When you’re a professional ballroom dancer, your wardrobe is a little different from the average person. Sequins, ruffles, and jewel-encrusted fabric take up a lot of dance floor! Betty Lu, owner of DanceSport VA was drowning in a roomful of tulle until she fox trotted down to Closet Factory! Before she could say, “five, six, seven, eight”, designer Tami and installers Mike and Juan cha cha cha’d their way to the Lu house with the storage solution! A special dancing with the stars episode includes an inspirational Behind Closet Doors segment with designer Jacinta!
Andrew and Christy Daly have a BIG problem! What do you do with a completely empty living room, 18ft, ceilings, and a 70-inch television? Watch as Closet Factory transforms a cold, uninviting space into a warm and cozy family room with a beautifully designed custom entertainment center.
The amazing team at Closet Factory is back for another season! Episode #1 of Season 2 opens with an oversized master closet installation with an oversized WOW factor…and a few new surprises! You’ll be surprised to find out what Juan does in his spare time when he’s not installing spectacular storage spaces in a new segment “Behind Closet Doors.”