There is an old joke that the secret to a happy marriage is a large walk in closet. Whether or not this is true, it is certainly a fact that a lack or storage space can seriously interfere with your level of happiness with your new home. As you look for your new Jacksonville home, storage solutions may be one of the top features you consider. However, it isn’t always practical to forego a spare bedroom or bathroom just to maximize cabinet space in the kitchen. If you find your home is short on storage, then there are a few simple storage solutions for a clutter free home you can try to maximize the space you have.
- Use the ceilings: Who says you need to keep everything in a cabinet? Clear more space by hanging pots and pans from a ceiling rack. This can actually help you keep your kitchen a bit more organized, too. Ceiling racks can also be found for a variety of items such as bikes, boxes, surf boards, potted plants, and wine bottles so get creative!
- Think shelving: You can use shelves to inside a closet to maximize space. Instead of cramming things in unorganized, install shelves or other types of racks in the closet to hold anything from shoes, toys, clothes, or important papers. Shelves can also help outside of the closet. Shelving is not only a beautiful addition to any room, it is also a convenient way to utilize wall space.
- Storage Units: Storage units can be affordable, air-conditioned, and secure. Whether you want to declutter while your home is on the market or keep all of your collectables and holiday decor better organized, there are a variety storage units to fit your needs. Want a more permanent option? Consider putting a small tool shed or the ever popular She Shed in the backyard.
- Decorate the walls: There are many wall organizers for a variety of items, from purely functional to aesthetically pleasing. You can create a unique and beautiful wall by hanging your hats and scarves, or possibly your jewelry collections.
Don’t let clutter interfere with your level of satisfaction with your new property. Maximize the space you have by thinking creatively and using tips like those listed above.
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