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5 Tips for Storing Your Out-of-Season Clothing

For months now, our coat closet has been working overtime corralling all of my family’s winter jackets, boots, and various cold-weather accessories—and, truth be told, not doing a very good job of it. (Casualties of our overtaxed coat closet include one recently bought ski glove that my son swears is in there…somewhere.) So now that spring is here, I am beyond ready to lighten its load and put away our bulky outerwear and winter gear—and maybe find that glove. But storing seasonal clothing isn’t as simple as tossing everything in a cardboard box and putting it in the attic. In fact, unless you want to shorten its life, don’t do either (read below for the reasons why). Here are five...

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5 Tips for Storing Your Out-of-Season Clothing

For months now, our coat closet has been working overtime corralling all of my family’s winter jackets, boots, and various cold-weather accessories—and, truth be told, not doing a very good job of it. (Casualties of our overtaxed coat closet include one recently bought ski glove that my son swears is in there…somewhere.) So now that spring is here, I am beyond ready to lighten its load and put away our bulky outerwear and winter gear—and maybe find that glove. But storing seasonal clothing isn’t as simple as tossing everything in a cardboard box and putting it in the attic. In fact, unless you want to shorten its life, don’t do either (read below for the reasons why). Here are five...

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