If you are like me, you probably have a lot of cleaning supplies taking up a lot of space somewhere in your house. I personally use the Method brand of cleaners (not sponsored, I just really like them), so I have a lot of spray bottles. I used to keep them in the cabinet under my kitchen sink, but with everything else I needed to store in that space, I needed a better solution.
Not too far away from our kitchen, we have a closet that holds our furnace with a little extra space for storage. We don’t put a lot in this closet because we don’t want to get too close to the furnace, so normally it just holds our broom, vacuum cleaner, and a ladder.
I decided to try something out on the back of this closet door, and I am so incredibly happy with how it turned out! With just some Command hooks and a wood dowel rod, I was able to get almost all of my cleaning supplies out from under the sink and properly store some additional supplies. Plus, now all of my cleaning supplies are in a place that is almost impossible for our little guy to reach!
I bought two large Command hooks and two medium wire Command hooks to complete this project. I attached the two large command hooks at either side of the door to hold the dowel rod. After I attached the first one, I used the dowel rod to make sure that the second hook would be level. I used my husband’s band saw to cut the wooden dowel rod to the correct length and sanded the edge. When I put the dowel rod into the hooks, I was able to hang all of my spray bottles over the rod.
I used the two medium wire hooks to hang up my broom and our flyswatter. It could also be used to hold a mop, a duster, or a Swiffer.
I was so pleased with how easy and successful this project was, so I made a mini version for under my sink to hold my countertop cleaner, a small broom, and room deodorizer. I also plan on putting some mini versions in our upstairs bathrooms under our sinks to hold our bathroom cleaners.
Would this project work for your home? Let me know in the comments below what you think! If you decide to organize in this way, I would love to see pictures of your closet transformation. Be sure to tag me on Facebook or Instagram using @onecraftatatime so I can see what you did!
~ Candace 🙂