Closet Storage

Closet storage refers to a variety of built-in shelving and systems used within a closet space for the storage of clothing or other items. Integrating inside the space of a closet, understood as architectural features and not as pieces of stand-alone furniture like armoires or dressers, closet storage is typically fixed in place. Some closets, known as “fitted closets” are built into the walls, taking up no apparent space in a room. Different closet storages function to hold different items of clothing; examples include coat closets, linen closets, utility closets, walk-in closets, and others. Closet storage fixtures generally refers to the larger diversity of approaches that mix hanger rods, shelving, drawers, and bins to aid the user in more efficient organization strategies and a better use of the closet space.

How do you build shelves in a closet for storage?

To build shelves in a closet for storage you need to start out by measuring the closet space, being sure to measure the back wall and 2 side walls of your closet. Afterwards measure out the pieces in your desired material for shelves and shelf supports and cut the pieces. Then attach the shelf supports to the wall and install the shelves.

What are the factors to consider when building a closet storage system?

Some factors to consider when building closet storage system are if you want an open or closed storage system. It is important to consider shelves or clothing racks and the access and storage they offer. It should also be considered the clothing categories of the closet storage system and the amount of space available.

How do you build closet storage?

Start to build your closet storage system by measuring your closet. Plan out your desired closet storage, create a diagram for reference, and gather all your supplies. Cut out your materials accordingly to your plan and then sand and paint them if necessary. Then assemble your closet storage, and finish by adding your belongings to the closet.

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IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 59” Wide - Mixed

The IKEA Pax Wardrobe (59’’ Wide – Mixed) Storage System can adjusted and combined with other storage systems. This version of the wardrobe mixes different storage solutions in its design. Its design incorporates different shelving options, a clothing rod, and mesh baskets.

The IKEA PAX Wardrobe (59” Wide - Mixed) has an overall width of 59” (149.9 cm), depth of 22.875” (58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA PAX Wardrobe (59” Wide - Mixed) with height, width, and depth
The IKEA Pax Wardrobe (59’’ Wide – Mixed) Storage System can adjusted and combined with other storage systems. This version of the wardrobe mixes different storage solutions in its design. Its design incorporates different shelving options, a clothing rod, and mesh baskets.

The IKEA PAX Wardrobe (59” Wide - Mixed) has an overall width of 59” (149.9 cm), depth of 22.875” (58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA PAX Wardrobe (59” Wide - Mixed) with height, width, and depth
IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 59” Wide - Mixed
Height:
79.25”-93.125” | 201.3-236.5 cm
Width:
59” | 149.9 cm
Length:
Depth:
22.875” | 58.1 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Particleboard frame, shelves, drawers; steel clothes rails
Designer
Ehlén Johansson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 59” Wide - Mixed (Standard & Tall) front elevation, plan

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IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 118” Wide

The IKEA Pax Wardrobe (118’’ Wide) can adjusted and combined with other storage solutions. This wide wardrobe option features clothing rods, pull-out pants hangers, various drawers, mesh baskets, and shelving. This wardrobe option doesn’t get in the way and easily rests against a wall.

The IKEA PAX Wardrobe (118”) has an overall width of 118.125” (300 cm), depth of 22.875” (58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA PAX Wardrobe (118”) labeled with height, width, and depth in plan and elevation
The IKEA Pax Wardrobe (118’’ Wide) can adjusted and combined with other storage solutions. This wide wardrobe option features clothing rods, pull-out pants hangers, various drawers, mesh baskets, and shelving. This wardrobe option doesn’t get in the way and easily rests against a wall.

The IKEA PAX Wardrobe (118”) has an overall width of 118.125” (300 cm), depth of 22.875” (58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA PAX Wardrobe (118”) labeled with height, width, and depth in plan and elevation
IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 118” Wide
Height:
79.25”-93.125” | 201.3-236.5 cm
Width:
118.125” | 300 cm
Length:
Depth:
22.875” | 58.1 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Particleboard frame, shelves, drawers; steel clothes rails
Designer
Ehlén Johansson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 118” Wide (Standard & Tall) front elevation, plan

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IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 69” Wide - Shelves

The IKEA Pax Wardrobe (69’’ Wide – Shelves) can be adjusted and combined with the other storage system. The design of this wardrobe version features a combination of shelving and clothing rails. The bottom portion of the wardrobe can be specifically used for shoe storage.

The IKEA PAX Wardrobe (69” Wide - Shelves) has an overall width of 68.875” (174.9 cm), depth of 22.875” (58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA PAX Wardrobe (69” Wide - Shelves) with height, width and depth
The IKEA Pax Wardrobe (69’’ Wide – Shelves) can be adjusted and combined with the other storage system. The design of this wardrobe version features a combination of shelving and clothing rails. The bottom portion of the wardrobe can be specifically used for shoe storage.

The IKEA PAX Wardrobe (69” Wide - Shelves) has an overall width of 68.875” (174.9 cm), depth of 22.875” (58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA PAX Wardrobe (69” Wide - Shelves) with height, width and depth
IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 69” Wide - Shelves
Height:
79.25”-93.125” | 201.3-236.5 cm
Width:
68.875” | 174.9 cm
Length:
Depth:
22.875” | 58.1 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Particleboard frame, shelves, drawers; steel clothes rails
Designer
Ehlén Johansson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 69” Wide - Shelves (Standard & Tall) front elevation, plan

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IKEA PAX Corner Wardrobe - 63 x 74 - Shelves

The IKEA Pax Corner Wardrobe (63’’ x 74’’- Shelves) is a spacious wardrobe that can be easily fitted in a small corner with various organizing combinations. This wardrobe design of the corner drawer incorporates different shelving options including shoe shelving and 2 clothing rods.

The IKEA PAX Corner Wardrobe (63 x 74 - Shelves) has an overall width of 73.875” (187.6 cm), length of 63.125” (160.3 cm), shelving depths of 13.75"-22.875” (34.9-58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA PAX Corner Wardrobe (63 x 74 - Shelves) with height, width and depth
The IKEA Pax Corner Wardrobe (63’’ x 74’’- Shelves) is a spacious wardrobe that can be easily fitted in a small corner with various organizing combinations. This wardrobe design of the corner drawer incorporates different shelving options including shoe shelving and 2 clothing rods.

The IKEA PAX Corner Wardrobe (63 x 74 - Shelves) has an overall width of 73.875” (187.6 cm), length of 63.125” (160.3 cm), shelving depths of 13.75"-22.875” (34.9-58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA PAX Corner Wardrobe (63 x 74 - Shelves) with height, width and depth
IKEA PAX Corner Wardrobe - 63 x 74 - Shelves
Height:
79.25”-93.125” | 201.3-236.5 cm
Width:
73.875” | 187.6 cm
Length:
63.125” | 160.3 cm
Depth:
13.75”-22.875” | 34.9-58.1 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Particleboard frame, shelves, drawers; steel clothes rails
Designer
Ehlén Johansson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA PAX Corner Wardrobe - 63 x 74 - Shelves (Standard & Tall) front elevation, side, plan

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IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 69” Wide - Drawers

The IKEA Pax Wardrobe (69’’ Wide – Drawers) is a versatile organizing system that can be adjusted to create the perfect storage solution to fit the user’s clothes. This Pax wardrobe option includes 6 mesh baskets of 2 different sizes, 2 clothing rails, and various shelving options – maximizing its possible storage solutions.

The IKEA PAX Wardrobe (69” Wide - Drawers) has an overall width of 68.875” (174.9 cm), depth of 22.875” (58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA PAX Wardrobe (69” Wide - Drawers) labeled with height, width, and depth
The IKEA Pax Wardrobe (69’’ Wide – Drawers) is a versatile organizing system that can be adjusted to create the perfect storage solution to fit the user’s clothes. This Pax wardrobe option includes 6 mesh baskets of 2 different sizes, 2 clothing rails, and various shelving options.

The IKEA PAX Wardrobe (69” Wide - Drawers) has an overall width of 68.875” (174.9 cm), depth of 22.875” (58.1 cm), and comes in two heights of 79.25”-93.125” (201.3-236.5 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA PAX Wardrobe (69” Wide - Drawers) labeled with height, width, and depth
IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 69” Wide - Drawers
Height:
79.25”-93.125” | 201.3-236.5 cm
Width:
68.875” | 174.9 cm
Length:
Depth:
22.875” | 58.1 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Particleboard frame, shelves, drawers; steel clothes rails
Designer
Ehlén Johansson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA PAX Wardrobe - 69” Wide - Drawers (Standard & Tall) front elevation, plan

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