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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  1. about cleaning closet
  2. getting started
  3. building spec sheet
  4. spec budgeting worksheet
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Spec Plan N: Cleaning Closet

what you need to do —

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 Building Showcase for ideas and information on cleaning and storage systems:

view center: cleaning closet
view center: storage upstairs
view center: storage downstairs

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Getting Started

Step 1: develop the plan

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


Step 2: get required building permits


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

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Get Some Professional Help

Sample Closet Contractor
Use this quick search to find customer-rated closet design contractor.