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Founded: 1978
Franchising Since: 1982
Corporate Office: 610A DuBois Street
San Rafael, CA, USA 94901
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About California Closets

Customized storage has grown from a small business into a major industry. Leading the field is California Closets, the franchise company that pioneered custom storage solutions in 1978. California Closets is the most well-known brand in the industry.

Company History

1978 -- California Closets is founded by 18-year-old college student who turned his innovative idea of maximizing space in his dorm room closet into a successful small business in Southern California

1982 -- California Closets expands beyond our original location in the San Fernando Valley by selling the first California franchise in Huntington Beach

1985 -- California Closets opens our first international franchise in Vancouver, British Columbia

1986 -- California Closets introduces our core "Classic" line of storage solutions including a European railing system, miter-cut drawers, and melamine

1990 -- Williams-Sonoma purchases California Closets

1993 -- California Closets becomes first customized storage solution company to expand product offerings beyond the bedroom closet to include garage, home office, and kitchen pantry

1994 -- Williams-Sonoma sells California Closets, once again making us an independent company
1996 -- California Closets launches our first national advertising campaign

1996 -- California Closets introduces the Room2Work line -- fully backed modular units designed for rigorous office and home office use

1998 -- California Closets is acquired by The Franchise Company

1999 -- California Closets introduces our new "Paradiso" line, a modern, European-styled line of luxury storage solutions

2000 -- California Closets introduces the "Suite" line of custom storage solutions, floor-based, more furniture-like option

2007 -- California Closets celebrates our 30th year!

2010 -- California Closets launches a new Web site, series of brochures and ad campaign celebrating the ways we help real customers enhance their homes and lives.

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California Closets provides individually-designed custom storage solutions for any space.


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