All around the nation, as home sales drop, and market fears have paralyzed the housing economy, homeowners are finding better coping mechanisms.
Refinancing is currently popular with the recent interest rate drop. But that is not for everyone (for example: A 2-point drop on a $50,000 balance would not be as good as a half-point dropon $500,000). Remodelling is becoming quite popular as of late as well. Since new construction is at a significant low, contractors are hungrier than ever, and making some historically expensive remodels very affordable for most. I mean, who couldn't use those new granite countertops in the kitchen, or that rainfall showerhead in the master bath with matching Jack and Jill sinks? (I do not know about you, but I am unsure how my marriage ever survived sharing a sink in the bathroom) Seriously.
But even a remodel can be pricey, and sometimes all you need is a new way to look at the space. Maybe you already have perfect corian counters in a stellar gourmet kitchen. And maybe you already know how sharing one master bath sink can challenge your marriage (how are those counseling sessions going? No doubt, many therapists should just offer up the idea of his and hers sinks, and voila! problem solved).
Owner Mike began the local company in 1990 with a goal of helping folks make the best use of the space available to them, back when home prices were on the rise. Currently, the business employs over 10 staff members, and has remained steadily successful, where copy-cats have failed.
If you have a closet, garage, pantry, office, or craft room that needs some serious organization, then rest assured, Custom Closets is your answer. I called their number, #1-360-738-9121, talked to an animated woman named Jana, who happens to be the owner's daughter. She arrived, and within two days, I had a brand new closet interior to house my some forty pairs of shoes (I know, I know, I'll blog about that another time).
My bedroom closet was a thorn in my side, and it was starting to affect my mental health, or rather I was losing my mind at how space was being wasted. Within two days, I not only received a closet facelift, but I made a new friend. Jana and her snap-crack team of professionals can have you organized in no time!
To date, Jana's team has helped three friends and my mother. Now, if she can please my mom, then Jana is a magical creature (as I long suspected). She managed to revamp my parents' walk-in closet, create a cookbook nook (what... You don't have a nook dedicated to your cookbook collection?), design an executive office that only the President would appreciate (and my dad), and a designer craft room, where the draft table moves up and down with the push of a button. Totally Jetsons, people.
And the best part of Custom Closets? They are local, keeping in line with Bellingham's charming yet popular Buy Local philosophy. Oh, and I cannot impress on you enough how affordable they are. Again, let me say (or write, rather) that you do not have to be one of the bail-out recipients to afford a new organized space. My whole closet, with racks for the fighter pilot's wardrobe and my forty-odd pairs of shoes, and racks for my hat, scarf, and purse collection, cost under $200. Exquisite. Simple. Quick.
Call Jana at #1-360-738-9121, and book a free consultation today to improve your cluttered space. No doubt, money is tight everywhere. Rather than pay for something that probably will not improve the value of your home should you try and sell it any time soon, try refurbishing your existing space, and give yourself more space without knocking down a wall!
If you are in the area, stop and visit the Custom Closets and Bedrooms showroom at 4073 Hannegan Road here in Bellingham, WA. If you are in Washington State, but not local, please call #1-800-394-4403, and ask for Jana.
If you are in the market to Relocate to Bellingham, and space is an issue, I give Jana and Custom Closets and Bedrooms my highest recommendation!
Thank you for reading!