Mount mop and broom holders on the back of the closet door. (Try the Crawford Spring Grip; $4, acehardware.com.) They'll be out of the way and can air-dry. Even better, for ventilation, insert a screen panel on the lower half of the door.
Toe Kick Vacuums May Be the Most Genius Kitchen Invention Ever
I realize the title of this post is the very definition of hyperbolic, but I allow myself to bask in hyperbole when I come across something that's clearly straight out of the Genius Factory. (You know the one — it's the same factory, I presume, that produced this nibble pan and this whisk tealight holder.) Toe kick vacuums — also called baseboard vacuums, or automatic dustpans — are technology's answer to the fine line of dirt that brooms and dustpans always (always, always!) leave…
5 Tool Magic Holder. An easy to use tool storage rack. It automatically adjusts to any size handle and holds them securely. The perfect way to organize your broom closet, or store sports equipment in the garage. Available at Amazon.
As a tradesman, I like to venerate my tools with a respectable place in the home and out buildings. Tools are our friends. They feel the grip of our hands and know our thoughts better than we think they do. -Wf