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Closet How To & DIY

Improve the value of your home by discovering our closet step-by-step tips & ideas.


How to Add Automatic Lighting to a Closet

Lighting expert Scott Caron shows a homeowner how to brighten up a dark closet and never have to flip on a light switch

How to Line a Cedar Closet

Cedar closets have a natural aroma that helps keep moths away and clothes smelling fresh.

How to Deal With Moths That Munch

What attracts these pesky bugs and how to keep them from destroying your sweaters


How to Trim a Coat Closet

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva trims a coat closet by installing a clothes rod and shelf


How to Build Walk-in Closet Storage

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to maximize closet space with plywood shelves and boxes

From Walk-In Closet to Spa-Like Laundry Room

A luxurious wash-and-dry zone elevates chores while wringing maximum use out of a former closet space


How to Repair Sliding Wood Closet Doors

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares simple solution for balky sliding doors

How to Install Bifold Doors

The most difficult—and sometimes most frustrating—part of the installation is attaching and adjusting all the hardware. But we can talk you through it.