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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 Get Rid of Moths

Read this guide to learn how to tackle moth infestations and prevent them from happening in the first place.

Tom Silva fixes sliding closet doors

How to Repair Sliding Wood Closet Doors

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


Interior Door Installation

Tom Silva shows you how to install a pre-hung interior door in your home step by step.


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 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.