When there isn’t enough storage in your home the situation can become frustrating. Too many things, and not enough places to put them, causing clutter. In order to make the small space work, you have to be creative to use whatever space you do have. Luckily, there are many solutions to help with this problem.
Built Ins & Shelving
Built-ins are a great way to save space, and help with organizing. You can have custom built ins for each room in your home if you desire. The living room is a great place to start. A custom entertainment center area can be the focal point of the room. With many different options on how to make this room stand out, and custom to your personality. For your bedroom, a great way to utilize the space that you have is to add extra storage in your closet with shelving. A bedframe with drawers on the bottom is great way to add extra storage.
Kitchen & Bathroom Storage
It is important to utilize all of the space that you have efficiently. For the kitchen, a simple fix is getting dividers for drawers to keep down on the clutter. In the shelving areas consider keeping everything organized by having a specific place for everything. If you have too many cups, or dinner ware, consider purging and only keeping the ones that you really need. The same goes for tupper-ware if you are missing lids consider throwing out what isn’t being used. Another great idea is to get a hanging pots & pans racks, these can vary in sizes, and prices. Lastly, the bathroom can be a tough place to add storage when there isn’t a lot of space. An over the toilet cabinet is a great way to store your belongings, or a storage cart with dividers that can tucked away.
Hutches & Desks
Hutches are a great way to open up storage in your dining room. A hutch can serve many purposes, it can be used as a pantry if you don’t have one, it can free up cabiniet space in the kitchen by moving dinner ware over to this area. A hutch is also a nice place that can display fine china. Lastly, a desk a great thing to have if you don’t have an office, and you want an area to store your printer, laptop or computer, and papers. Desks come in all shapes and sizes making it a great option if you have a little, or a lot of space to work with.
Decorative Baskets & Boxes
Not only do decorative baskets, and boxes maximize your storage, they can often appeal to the decoration of your home. This is a simple way to organize seasonal clothing, extra blankets, and anything else that doesn’t have a place.
Contact MH Akers Custom Homes if you have more questions about this topic.