Do you remember that day when you finally moved into your new home? What an amazing day! It can be hard to imagine that in just a few years you could be completely run out of space and looking for an easy way to sort everything out. With the constant demand for family life, there is always a need for new purchases, therefore, more items that need to be stored. Whether your house is becoming cluttered with toys and dolls or your sports equipment has completely taken over the place you call home, we are here to give you some priceless storage advice.
There are some amazing ways to help maximise the amount of storage space you have within your home. In this blog post, we will be providing you with a few simple steps which can be actioned today. Our aim to help you regain control of your home.
Clear Our Your Garage And Loft
The loft tends to be the first place you turn to when the rest of the home starts to become a little overcrowded with clutter. This being said, it can also be space that gets filled up very quickly especially storing your Christmas decorations. If your loft or garage is already full spend an afternoon cleaning out space. Any unnecessary items can be sold or given to charity to free up more space.
Recycle Unneeded Cardboard
Maximising storage space is all about getting rid of those items you might not necessarily need within the house. Cardboard boxes can be found in nearly every home and it sometimes the question needs to be asked, are they really needed? Whilst you may be saving them just in case an item breaks down, are you 100% sure that every single box you have in storage is still needed? If not, take a trip down to your local recycling centre and put them boxes to good use.
Storing Your Sports Equipment
Sports equipment can take up a substantial amount of space within your home. Whether you’re into mountain biking or tennis, it all counts towards your house becoming cluttered. Whilst you still want to be able to keep these possessions within the home you must find a way to store them without having to take up to much of your precious storage space. Look at wall mounting some of your sports equipment, creating a unique design feature whilst making the most out of your homes storage space.
Utilise Unconventional Storage Space
Over the past couple of years, we have seen a huge shift within the residential real estate industry. Many are choosing to live within smaller homes, therefore, helping to keep the home running costs to a minimum. This has lead to the development of some very unconventional storage ideas coming to light. Why not employ some new storage ideas within your home? This could include a new bookshelf or a wall-mounted snack basket. The ideas are limitless, its just case of finding a storage idea that worlds for you.
Invest In Vacuum Bags For Clothes
Let’s be honest, we only frequently use 30% of the clothes we own. This leads to tens of clothing items being left right at the back of our cupboards, never being used whilst taking up substantial amounts of storage space. To counter this its time for clothes rehaul, go through all of your cupboards and draws and separate the items you use on a day to day basis from those items you wear once a year. From there you can place those items in an old unused item into a vacuum bag or you can just donate them to your local charity shops.
We hope that you have found this advice useful and you can see at least one tip which can save you some storage space within the home. Whilst a self-storage unit may be a great option for those times when you run out of space within the home, you should always look at ways to utilise storage within your own home first.
Kian is the content writer for Quicksilver and updates our blog every month. He enjoys helping out our customers with moving tips and advice.