Spec PlanN: Cleaning Closet

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Spec Plan-N looks at your cleaning closet. Many homes include the cleaning closet with the laundry room. But if your budget permits, you may consider a separate cleaning closet for all cleaning materials and home storage.

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Spec Plan N: Cleaning Closet

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Many new homes have installed cleaning closets

  • as miniature janitor rooms for storing vacuums, cleaning materials, bathroom and bedroom linens, and laundry facilities.
  • identify the amenities required such as a centralized vacuum system or other.


Visit our Home Improvement modules for ideas and information on cleaning and storage systems:

closet storage information
storage and closet photo notes
closet topics
closet shopping
view directory for more information
cleaning closet
storage upstairs
storage downstairs

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spec planning: cleaning closet

Getting Started

Step 1: develop the plan

  • take a completed draft of the closet n' storage spec sheet to your architect or planner, who will can customize a remodeling plan or revise an existing plan that meets your specs.
  • use your spec sheet and floor plan to bid the construction project out to contractors
    closet spec sheet


Step 2: get required building permits


Step 3: find pre-screened contractors and other service providers

find closet contractors

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Helpful Tools

Some helpful forms for making remodeling decisions:

home improvement guide
home remodeling checklist
remodeling specification sheet
contractor evaluation form