About Us

Providing High-Quality Garage & Closets for Your MN Home

At Northland Custom Closet & Garage father-and-son team, Doug and Sam Heiken, service all of Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin. We specialize in designing and installing custom organization systems large and small for homes old and new. Whether your project is a walk-in closet, custom garage organizer, laundry room, reach-in closet, kitchen pantry, office, murphy bed or an especially challenging or unique space, we have the expertise to help you make your space beautiful and functional.

Doug founded this company because of his passion for helping people create beautiful and efficient living spaces. A General Contractor with over 30 years of experience designing and installing custom organization systems, Doug works throughout Northern Minnesota from his home in Grand Rapids.

Sam grew up working with his father fabricating and installing custom organization systems and learning the trade. Now with over 12 years of related experience and residing in Duluth, Minnesota, Sam covers the surrounding areas.


Consultation: Each project begins with a free in-home consultation. One of our expert designers will meet with you at your home to discuss your needs and analyze your space. Using our 3D design software, our consultant will work with you to create the perfect design.

Estimates: Estimates are provided at or shortly after your consultation. We can work with you to adjust the design to meet any budget restrictions you may have.

Installation: Once a contract is signed, the product is usually installed within 2 weeks. Our professional installers are dedicated to complete customer satisfaction. Our installers will treat your home with care. Once installation is complete, all cabinets are wiped down and the entire work area cleaned.

Guarantee: All cabinetry is guaranteed for life. If a product ever fails during normal use, we will replace it free of charge. Period.