by Wendy Dessler, Guest Writer
Everyone wants their home to be clean, organized and clutter-free. It can give you more space, look better and simply give you peace of mind knowing you don’t have a ton of work ahead of you in the future. You likely paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for the home, and as a result, you likely want it looking great.
A cluttered or unorganized home is often dirty, and can make it much easier to lose things. Unfortunately, clutter is a major problem for many individuals and families. Leaving things out and letting them accumulate can really make your place look incredibly unkempt. In addition to that, clutter can also be bad for your health, mood and attitude.
So decluttering can have many benefits and has the potential to vastly improve your life. However, coming up with the right storage solutions for your space isn’t always easy. Thankfully, that is where we come in.
With that in mind, this article is going to give you a couple different high-quality storage ideas to help organize your entire house, and keep it that way.
Add More Racks and Shelves
Using the walls can be one of the best ideas when it comes to creating more storage in your house. Most notably, this involves adding racks and shelves. These can be added at various heights and come in many different sizes and colors. They can store things, display things and add a little bit to any room they occupy.
Of course, be careful when adding shelves and racks. You don’t want to add too much to a single room, as that can make the room look too busy and actually appear cluttered. If you want to not only add storage but also change how a room looks, consider adding some nice cabinets.
A set of RTA shaker style kitchen cabinets can really bring a room together and offer you a lot of extra storage space. In addition to these benefits, adding new cabinets, shelves or other types of storage could also increase the value of your home.
Use Multi-Functional Furniture
We all want as much storage as possible in our homes, but that is often easier said than done. To have a lot of storage, you need a lot of space. But space often comes at a premium in most markets and makes a home much more expensive. As a result, creating some space where you can is incredibly important. One of the best ways to do this is to use multi-functional furniture.
This can be a storage bed, an ottoman, a storage bench or any number of other things. Any furniture store should have a variety of these options within their inventory. These will look great in any room, but will also serve a purpose to give you more space to help keep you organized. Even if you don’t need a ton of extra space, a piece of storage furniture can be a worthwhile investment in case you need more storage in the future.
Don’t be Shy, DIY
While you can purchase many different things to help improve the storage of your home, you can also build them. DIY (do it yourself) is incredibly popular in the home storage and organization space. You can create a range of different storage solutions from repurposing old items to have new uses, hanging things, using old crates and literally dozens of other possibilities.
Whether you go out and buy the materials to create your masterpiece, or find them around home, doing it yourself and can be an affordable and fun way to address any storage or organizational issues.
However, if you are going to work on any sort of DIY project, be sure to be safe. Injuries can happen when you least expect them, so always be careful and work safely. Also, be sure to be aware of your skills ahead of time. Taking on something way out of your league can often be an expensive and time-consuming mistake.
In conclusion, hopefully this article has helped you come up with some great storage ideas to organize your entire house. Organizing your home can sometimes feel like an insurmountable task, but it doesn’t have to.