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Creating more storage space in limited living areas

This article will show you the way to optimize storage space in a small room such as in apartment or minimalist house.

Maximize Kitchen Storage

In every kitchen, there is always space waiting to be optimized. You can fill it with the kitchen utensils or as storage. For instance, a custom made a counter that fits perfectly with the sink creates an extra space for meal preparation. You can make it easily by yourself from wood covered. Even you can paint it to match the color or decoration in the kitchen.

The free space under the sink could be a new storage space available. Measure space is the first thing to do. Then head to the local store to buy a shelf which fit the place. If you have a difficulty finding the right shelf, you can buy a normal shelf and customize it yourself. The new shelf under the sink can be very useful to store soap, detergents, sponges, dust cloths, napkins, etc.

The next brilliant idea deals with the wall. I’m sure you had plenty of them, the free wall space waiting to be optimized. In this case, the wall shelves are the best. It will create more space for saving storage. For herbs and spices, the small shelves will do the job. In addition, you can add larger shelves to hold cereal, bowls, plates, and the foods with the boxes.

Invent the Storage space in the Bedroom

The next room which has the highest possibility to enchant the storage space is the bedroom. The out season or dirty clothes are always there inside the bedroom. Unless you are a very perfectionist person, you won’t have these scattered clothes around the room. The old drawers or storage bin is the answer to overcoming this common problem. All you need is add the wheels to make it easier to handle. You can place it in the corner of the room when you don’t use it and pull it nearer when you want to offload the unwanted clothes for the season. Apart from the clothes, the unused pillow or blanket can be stored inside them. It’s a lot of better than remodeling your closet to accommodate this problem.

Moreover, a little bookcase in the closet is not a bad idea. You can use your old and unused bookcase and attached it in the middle of your bedroom closet. Make it up against the wall and you will obtain new closet with maximum capacity available. Here is how it works. The hang clothes can be stored in the side while folded clothes, lingerie, nightclothes, or anything lighter can be store on the shelves. Just make sure you attached it strongly to hold the weight. But, the bookcase is the best to store lighter or casual clothes in them. In addition, kept the little accessories such as gloves, scarves, hats, etc in the see-through plastic bin a place it on top of the closet. It will help you organize them since those accessories are easy to be misplaced unintentionally.