# How far apart are double closet rods?

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When installing double rods, hang the top rod 80

**inches**from the floor and the bottom rod 40**inches**from the floor. Leave at least 3 feet of space between the two rods.

Also asked, how much space should be between closet rod and shelf?

Measure for the distance away from the wall. A minimum of 10 inches is best, but it'll depend on the size of your hangers. If there is a **shelf** above the **rod**, determine the vertical distance from the **rod** to the **shelf**; two inches should be suffice.

**Double**-

**rod**systems put this extra space to use with an additional

**rod**mounted a few feet below the top

**rod**. If

**installing**a

**double**-

**rod closet**system, mount the top

**rod**81-¾ inches above the floor and the lower

**rod**40-½ inches above the floor.

Moreover, how do you double out a closet space?

There are plenty of ways you can easily **double** your **closet space**. You can install extra rods and make **double** hangers.

**Make double hangers.**

- Take the soda tab and loop it around the neck of your first hanger.
- You now have a double hanger, which you can use in your closet.

Shelves for folded **clothes should** be placed around 12 inches apart. 84 inches is considered the minimum height to hold double **hanging** rods. Blouses and **shirts** will take up about 1 inch of rod **space**, pants and skirts around 1 1/4 inches and dresses, jackets and suits about 2 to 3 inches.