And of course we don’t want to get rid of anything in case we need it at some point in our lives, even if it’s years down the road. So then, how do we get rid of clutter on the farm or any home?
Learn easy steps to take advantage of the available space in your home.
When moving into a new home, there are usually a number of things that you have to adjust or get adjusted to. You may have moved into a home that has less storage space than your last home, but you still have the same amount of items.
Although most moving companies provide storage services, this is just a temporary solution, and you will eventually have to move your belongings into your new home.
If you don’t want to get rid of your things, this could be a real problem, but it does not have to be. Here are a few useful tips on getting the most storage space in your current home.
There may be parts of your home that are great for storage you just have to know where to look.
Before you start cramming items into the corner of your broom closet, take inventory of the items in your drawers and closets to ensure that they are items that you actually need.
Otherwise you can easily free up some space by getting rid of some of these unwanted/under utilized items.
Once you have gotten rid of the clutter in your home, you will need to think outside the box to get the most out of the space in your home.
Some furniture can provide great places to store items. Boxed bed frames that have some space underneath them can be converted into drawers.
Depending on the size of the space, you can store small articles of clothing like socks and undergarments or even a few large ones like bed linens.
Bookshelves can be used to store more than just books. Printing paper and stationery can also be stored on bookshelves.Add a fiberglass duct bank to get more space with electrical outlets.
You can compliment the look of your living room furniture and add additional storage space by using a stylish ottoman with a storage compartment.
The space underneath your bathroom sink and dressing table could be used to store cosmetics or grooming tools. In addition to that, small, three-tier storage carts can be inconspicuously placed in your bathroom or bedroom space.
Vacuum bags are a great way to get the most out of your linen closet. The air inside can be sucked out to compress your comforters, blankets and pillows so they take up less room.
If space permits, consider adding a second hanging pole in your closet; this will give you twice the amount of space to hang your clothes from.
The space underneath your staircase can provide a great amount of storage space as well. Once you have stored all that you can, you can also create the illusion that your house is bigger than it actually is by adding adjacent mirrors to your hallways or living room.
Before scheduling moving services, or hiring movers, try some of these tips, first. You may be happily surprised at how much storage space you get out of your existing home with just a little creativity, time and ingenuity.