Storage is one of the factors to consider on determining how a home will “live”. Pantry closets are becoming more important with many of our home designs featuring a walk-in or corner pantry closet with generous space.

Pantry with electrical outletBut often we think of closets as just that – storage. They can be much more. An electrical outlet could be added to the closet for charging a cordless vacuum or drill. A pantry closet is a discreet yet handy location. Adding an outlet while building is a negligible cost. Another idea is a light that comes on when you open the door.

While a pantry closet is not high on the priority list when considering the big picture of building a home, you’ll be glad you gave it some thought and found a builder who considers such things.