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Build Your Dream Custom Closet

3 minute read, by Closet America, on Feb 20, 2015

When you’re shopping for a system to organize your closet, there are two different types of companies to purchase your products from —direct from the manufacturer or going through a dealer.  In order to get the best value out of your closet organization system, it is important to understand how and why these processes differ and what it means for you the homeowner.   

Receive Your Dream Closet When You Work With A Manufacturer

Working with a dealer is like a game of ‘telephone.’  Remember the game you used to play as a child where one person would tell the next something and it would get passed down the line?  In most cases, the end phrase it would come out completely different.  That is exactly how communication is when working with a dealer to build your custom closet.  The homeowner communicates with the dealer; the dealer then communicates your design to the closet system manufacturer.  Working with a dealer, homeowners are not communicating directly with the people that will be building their closet and miscommunication, errors, and costly mistakes are extremely likely to occur.

When buying directly from a manufacturer homeowners communicate and work with the actual company that creates and manufacturers their closet.  Unlike working with a dealer there is no middleman and no area for miscommunication.  As a result, by working with a manufacturer, homeowners receive their dream closet.

Working with a Manufacturer Last Minute Changes, Feedback, and Added Extras are Possible

Designing a closet is an exciting process and there are so many different ways to personalize a space to make it your own.  Sometimes clients realize they forgot an essential part of their closet that may include, a jewelry organization system, or even space for hanging longer dresses.  When working with a manufacturer, additional shelving units, shoe storage, and even drawers can be added!  Manufacturers will not start manufacturing your custom closet system until you are completely satisfied with the design.

Working with a closet dealer, last minute additions, or changes are not easily made.  Dealers take closet plans and send them to the manufacturer to build the closet.  This means once completed at the dealer there are no changes to your custom closet—unless they are extremely costly and will add extra time in the overall project.

By working with a manufacturer, your final designs are exactly what you approved, and fit all of your closet organization needs.  If you should forget an extra tie rack, or more shelves, a manufacturer will be able to change the design to meet your needs.

Working with a Manufacturer Will Save You Time

Is company coming?  Are your in-laws staying for the holidays and your wanting to show off your new organized space?  Would you rather have a new closet in two weeks or two months?

Clients that work direct with a manufacturer enjoy their new closet much quicker then by any clients who work with a dealer.  Manufacturers can take a custom closet from concept to completion in as little as 14 days!  In less than two weeks clients can meet with a manufactory certified designer, have the custom closet system built and installed in their home.  With a dealer, closet designs can take several months since there are many additional steps and people in the process.

When working with manufacturers, there are no middlemen and everything is done quickly and efficiently to provide clients with a beautiful custom organized space.

Organize Your Closet With A Manufacturer You Trust

When looking for a custom closet organization system, take the time to determine what type of service, selection and value you are expecting.  A professional manufacturer who focuses on every part of your custom closet—from concept to completion—is the only choice to provide an outstanding customer experience. 

Homeowners in the greater Washington DC, Baltimore, and Northern Virginia have the ability to work directly with Closet America, the industry leading manufacturer of custom closet organization systems.  Since 2009, Closet America has been named one of the “Fastest Growing Companies” by WoodWorking Network, won several customer services awards through Angie’s List and Houzz, and recognized as one of the top 100 leading remodeling companies by Qualified Remodeler. 


To learn more about Closet America’s amazing closet organization systems and see some of our beautiful designs, check out our closet ideas and design guide here.  To meet one of our professional closet designers call 800-747-3217 to schedule your FREE design consultation.

Closet America was able to work with my unique circumstances in order to give me the best use of my space.

Amy B.,
Fairfax Station, VA

Let’s Start Your Project

Whether you’re interested in a custom-designed closet, office, pantry, or garage, starting your project couldn’t be easier. Just fill out the attached form or give us a call to schedule your free in-home design consultation. You can download our brochure and you’re welcome to visit our Landover Maryland showroom, to see how beautiful our custom-designed organization systems look in person. We want you to experience the Closet America difference and see how we build organizing solutions for life.

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