Closet Organizer Removal GuideThe first step, of course, is to clear the closet out completely. You’ll need every bit of space to move about in a confined area. Depending on how the closet is configured and the size of the shelving, you might have to take the doors down temporarily. Even if you can get the job done without taking the doors out, it’s a good idea to do so to have enough room to install another organization system.
The first thing you should do when removing a closet system is to clear out the items that are currently stored there. Finding them a temporary home will give you the space you need to revamp your closet. Once the space is empty, you’re ready to remove those old shelves. With a little time, and the following tips and tricks, you will be on your way to turning that old space from drab to fab. —Storagnization Blog by ClosetMaidOnce the closet is empty, get the right tools: a power driver or screwdriver, a pry bar, a box cutter, a paint scraper, spackling, a paint brush, and paint. Them determine how the shelves are mounted to the walls. On some systems, there will be a series of small, U-shaped retaining clips, holding the bottom of the shelves. In other systems, the brackets are a triangle shape, and extend the width of the shelves, affixed to the bottom. If the U-clips are supporting the wire shelves, simply pop the shelves up and out from the mounting clips. Then, you can unfasten the retaining screws and pull the clips off the wall. If the mounts are affixed to the shelves, unfasten the retaining screws, starting at one end, working toward the other.