California Closets Opens New Franchise Showroom in Hawaii

With expanding locations, California Closets continues to build its international footprint

SAN RAFAEL, CA – (January 4, 2011) – California Closets®, the leader in custom home storage solutions and an authority in design, is announcing the opening of a new franchise in Hawaii with a showroom location in Honolulu, Hawaii’s Kahala Mall.

“We’re looking forward to building a business and aligning with a well established, reputable company like California Closets,” says Kent Untermann, owner of the California Closets Hawaii franchise. “We chose to work with California Closets for their phenomenal reputation in the home and design space and for their dedication to one-on-one customer service.”

Located near Diamond Head, just minutes from Waikiki, Honolulu’s Kahala Mall is a popular destination which now offers a solution for people looking for quality custom home design products. The Hawaii franchise will be offering local Koa wood products manufactured in Hawaii as well as a variety of other materials unique to the California Closets franchise. With over 24 years of experience serving Hawaii homeowners, the franchise will also offer personalized consultations to maximize aesthetic design and innovative home storage ideas.

“Hawaii is a burgeoning marketplace for custom home design and Untermann brings 10 years of experience working with Pictures Plus, maker of custom home furniture,” says Ginny Snook Scott, vice president, sales & marketing for California Closets. “We are excited to add Hawaii to our list of growing franchises across the country with the same commitment to high-quality design and service that our customers have come to expect.”

Adding to the roster of new franchise openings this year, Reno, Nevada is already open for business scheduling free in-home design consultations seven days a week. The Reno showroom is located in Longley near Lake Tahoe at the center of Reno Commerce. Prior to joining the California Closets franchise, Reno Franchisees Michael Laub and Alan Hansen started a remodeling business designing luxury baths. Laub and Hansen know the Reno market and share California Closets’ philosophy of differentiation through expert design, quality product, easy installation and personalized customer experiences.

Beyond the United States, California Closets is also opening a new showroom in Monterey, Mexico and updating their Mexico City and Guadalajara franchise presence. Continuing their international expansion, there will be a new showroom location opening in the Dominican Republic in January 2011.

Showroom information can be found at

About California Closets
For over thirty years, California Closets has designed custom storage solutions for every room in the home. With franchisees in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico, it is the largest custom storage franchise-based company in the world, known for intuitive organization, innovative design, and a commitment to creating an exemplary customer experience. California Closets provides consumers more of life’s most valuable commodity – time.
Additional information can be found at, in our showrooms, or by calling us at 800.274.6754.

California Closet Company, Inc. is owned by The Franchise Company, a subsidiary of First Service Corporation.

© 2011 California Closet Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Each franchise independently owned and operated.

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