Closets are an afterthought for many people. Aside from keeping them organized and tidy, people don't think about how to maintain them. Wooden hangers are an important part of improving your home's closets.
Sure, they take up more space than plastic hangers, but there are other options for optimizing space and organizing your closet. We offer a variety of bins and other solutions to creating space in a closet so you can make the switch to wood.
However, many people still wonder why they shouldn't just use plastic or wire hangers for their clothes. There are better quality wire and plastic hangers, after all.
Those wire and plastic hangers may have been a good idea while you were in college, but now that you're older it's time to upgrade your closet. Add to the elegance of your clothes and take advantage of the benefits of wooden hangers.
Here are a few reasons you should use wooden hangers instead of plastic or wire.
You may think plastic hangers are durable, but they don't have the lifespan of wood. Over time, those inexpensive plastic hangers will sag. And when the hanger sags, the fabric can stretch out of shape.
Durability is particularly poor for wire hangers. While there are some better quality wire hangers, most are used for dry cleaners and not meant to be used every day. Dry cleaners give them to customers because they're inexpensive and not meant to support an entire wardrobe.
The sturdiness of the hanger is particularly important for heavier clothes, such as winter coats. A wire or plastic hanger cannot support the weight of a heavy coat, but wood can.
Even with a light pair of pants, a wire hanger will bow rather quickly. This means that you'd have to replace the hanger regularly. You can eliminate the need for constant replacement by investing in wood hangers.
They may be more expensive than wire and plastic, but the durability of wood will pay off in the long term. Rather than replacing hangers when they get bent out of shape, you should use one that will last a much longer time.
The wood hangers are even more durable than the heavy duty metal hangers. Stainless steel hangers will last much longer than wire, but they still don't have the durability of wood.
A wood hanger will maintain its integrity throughout the years. You will rarely need to ever replace a hanger in your home.
Because wooden hangers are more durable than plastic or wire, they will support your clothes better. There's no need to worry about your clothes falling off the hanger.
Shirts will stretch more if not kept on sturdy hangers. In particular, if you're in the habit of hanging your t-shirts, wood is the better option to maintain the shirt collar.
A shirt that sags on a plastic or wire hanger will stretch around the neck and shoulders. When your shirt gets out of shape, it won't look as good on you and you'll have to replace it.
The same goes for pants. The weight of the pants will cause those same hangers to sag in the middle. This will cause wrinkles at the spot where the pants are folded.
If you hang pants on a plastic or wire hanger, you're more likely to need to iron those pants before wearing them. And who wants to have to iron pants?
Wood hangers are more than just useful. They give your clothes a more elegant appearance when organized in your closet.
The hanger you choose adds to the presentation of your clothes, which is a concern if you enjoy showing off your closet to friends and guests. Wood hangers will show that you care about the quality of your clothes.
You can choose from a variety of colors with wood as well. If you want more variety in your closet, you can get a natural or walnut finish on the wood. There are also darker finishes for you to choose from.
You can choose the color finish for your hangers to match the colors of your home. Or you can coordinate the colors with your wardrobe.
The color and sleek finish of the wood will add to the appeal of your closet. A well-organized closet with a flash of wood with the hangers will add to your joy of opening the doors to choose what to wear each day.
You should be aware that there are different types of hangers, and they serve different uses. You should have the appropriate hanger for a shirt, dress or suit.
Contoured hangers, for example, should be used to maintain the integrity of a suit. Those same hangers usually have a locking bar designed specifically for the pants to the suit.
In case you have skirts or pants that are not for a specific suit, you can use a hanger that clamps onto the pants without leaving a crease. Our clamp-style hangers are designed with full-length grooves to ensure your pants and skirts and stay in place.
Some people hang their pants incorrectly, but we can help you correct those problems as well. Having the proper hanger and using it correctly will keep your clothes looking great. It will also eliminate the need to iron your clothes as often.
If you're tired of dealing with bent and broken wire and plastic hangers, check out the variety of wooden hangers we offer. We have hangers made to keep suits, dress pants and dresses looking great.
There's no need to replace hangers on a regular basis because they break and bend. The only time you should need new hangers is when you buy more clothes to hang in your closet.
Wooden hangers are an especially good choice for anyone who wants to care for a more expensive wardrobe. Preserve the investment in your clothing with better quality hangers and give those clothes the appreciation they deserve.
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