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Old 05-26-2009, 11:48 PM   #1
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More storage


We needed more storage and less hanging space. So inside the hanging closet we installed these wire shelves from Home Depot. They come in sets of four or more. Thus giving us more shelf space but hidden in the closet. Also, above the clothes there is one of those stick on battery puck lights to see in the closet at night.

Reece advised that we could put hooks on the outside of the cabinet next to the door for outdoor jackets, which we did. They can just be seen in the top right hand corner.

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Old 05-27-2009, 07:04 AM   #2
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Re: More storage

Hi: Bobccat... Here's another source of hanging hooks for jackets etc. Alf
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Old 05-27-2009, 09:00 AM   #3
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Re: More storage

Alf, where did you get that over the door coat hook, and how do you like it. I did find THIS one and was thinking of ordering it.

Bob, that looks like a good storage solution. The closet in the 19 is not that wide though, thus the desire for other coat hooks.
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Old 05-27-2009, 11:19 AM   #4
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Re: More storage

I got a small over the door hanger at a dollar store with quite a few hooks on it.
Doug had to "rebend" the part that goes over the door so it would fit more snuggly.
We use it for towels in the bathroom.

Not sure how it would work for heavy coats (right now they stay in their own overhead cupboard)
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Old 05-27-2009, 09:27 PM   #5
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Hi: Jim...Sorry...we got it with the trailer. P.Own's. put it in. I just slid the mirror under it as it is too wide for the thin trailer door. It is made for a normal household door.
The P.O's were paranoid about putting screw's into anything... She wouldn't let Reace screw the microwave to the counter top!!! Alf
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Old 05-27-2009, 10:40 PM   #6
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Re: More storage

I'm not planning to wear anything that needs a hanger (just a hook or two), so I've ordered shelves! Additionally I've requested a door on the entry side (at floor level) of the wardrobe for shoes, dog leash, gloves that I can reach from the outside. As it is a feature in another trailer that I've used, for me it will be a welcome modification. I'm sure enjoying Bobcat's pictures and everyone's comments.
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Old 06-09-2009, 12:53 AM   #7
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Re: More storage

we got shelves put in the wardrobe too. No need for hangers for anything we wear on vacation. Coat hooks for jackets do the trick. The wardrobe shelves are great. An access door on the entry side would be helpful.
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Old 06-16-2009, 07:59 PM   #8
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Re: More storage

I thought I had sent a post about this all ready, but can't seem to find it. Forgive me, I'm new.... Here are a couple pics of our "more storage" and "drawer" solutions:

We didn't install the rollers on the 5 drawer plastic cabinet. It fits neatly under the closet rail. We store our "dress-up" clothes (one clean shirt each) on one side of the unit and store a folded TV tray that, when in service, is used as extended kitchen counter top for meal prep. The door on the wardrobe keeps everything secure when we're moving.

In one of the shots you can see where we installed the two single hooks I mentioned in "hooks and drilling holes" post.
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Old 06-17-2009, 10:50 PM   #9
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Re: More storage

Here is a solution we came up with for more shelves. We had a plug installed in the cupboard above the fridge in our 17' for a microwave. This gave us less room for dry and canned goods. Doug built this set of shelves on the top of the wardrobe. He put high enough edges on the front to keep supplies on the shelve when moving.
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Old 06-17-2009, 11:30 PM   #10
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Re: More storage


Old Bag came home today with an Over Cabinet Hook. It's stainless steel. Hooks on the top of a cupboard or drawer like the paper towel holder you've seen earlier. Has two hooks. I haven't checked out the site, but it's www.interdesignusa.com

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