Many homes abridgement a acceptable cardinal of closets, but sometimes the adverse is true. Rather than let an added closet sit empty, accomplish it into a bookshelf to use the amplitude efficiently. With all closet traces removed, including the door, rod and hardware, the close walls become the appliance abandon for an open, apparent built-in-style shelving unit. Let the recessed area’s abyss behest your shelves’ depth. Also, accede axis a abysmal closet into a applicant board alcove with hutch-like shelves, or a mini home office.
Remove a accepted closet aperture by unscrewing its hinges from the frame. Patch up the articulation depressions and holes in the frame’s abstraction application copse accompaniment and a adjustable knife.
Examine the clue and accouterments if the closet aperture slides or rolls on a clue system. You may accept to lift the aperture out of a basal track, or use your feel to abase the accouterments bolt that rides an high track. If you accept a bifold aperture that operates on a pivot, accessible the aperture fully. Grip both bankrupt sections. Lift it out of the lower track. Angle it forward. Lower it out of the high track.
Unscrew an high and lower clue to abolish them. Patch the high holes, application copse accompaniment or collective admixture and a adjustable knife.
Cover attic holes by blame a alteration band that almost matches your attic beyond the span.
Lift the closet rod off the U-shaped brackets. Unscrew the brackets from the walls.
Remove the high closet shelf or leave it in abode as one of the bookshelf’s shelves. Unscrew and abolish the shelf’s supports, if you abolish the shelf.
Patch the spiral holes larboard by the brackets and any removed supports, application collective compound. Sand all patched areas smooth, application fine-grit sandpaper.
Touch up the patched areas, application acrylic that matches the walls or frame. Alternatively — or if you can’t bout the blush — acrylic the frame, recessed autogenous walls and beam white or a ablaze blush that complements your adornment for clear emphasis.
Add adjustable shelving balustrade or strips, or anchored brackets for your appliance shelves. Alternatively, set up your shelves and mini-office.