Clever storage ideas that put clutter in its place

A neat and tidy home is an inviting space to relax in. (rawpixel.com pic)

The one thing you look forward to doing after an exhausting day at the office is to rest and relax in the comfort of your home.

But a messy home, with pots and pans, books and toys and every other object imaginable strewn all over the floor and countertops hardly makes for a “home sweet home”.

But fret not, this article spills some secrets on how to cleverly hide the clutter in every part of your home.

Bathroom

One of the things that cause a bathroom to look messy is when you place your toiletries and makeup on top of your sink.

For more storage space in the bathroom, we suggest you install shower curtains with pockets on them. This allows you to organise your sundries according to your usage needs.

A shower curtain with pockets does double duty. (Urban Outfitter pic)

Kitchen

It’s a real challenge to keep your kitchen organised and clutter-free because of the many utensils and cooking materials.

Many experts suggest storing raw cooking ingredients like sugar and spices inside wall-mounted cabinets to completely utilise every inch of kitchen space. You can also hang your pots and pans on the wall.

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Hang pots and pans on the wall to save on counter top or cabinet space. (Pinterest pic)

Living Room

Have you ever felt that you’re suffocating in your own living room? What was once a wide space where you could relax with family and friends now feels so cramped and cluttered?

The sofa looks too big and the cabinets and shelves just look like they don’t belong anymore.

Get rid of your bulky cabinet and shelves by installing hanging shelves in your living room. Go for that minimalist look!

Hanging shelves give a minimalist look to your living area. (Pinterest pic)

Bedroom

Up to this point, you probably would have guessed it. The trick to keeping your home clutter-free is by having more storage.

You can have more storage in your bedroom by installing a bed frame with storage underneath.

You won’t have to worry about your space cramping up with this trick and it keeps your stuff within easy reach.

A bed frame with storage underneath frees up space. (Pinterest pic)

Storeroom

Storerooms are often treated as dumping grounds. Things that you are unsure what to do with always find their way into the storeroom, making these spaces one of the easiest to clutter up.

First of all, get rid of everything you don’t use in your storeroom. Yes, it is as simple as that. Anything you haven’t used in the past six months doesn’t belong in your storeroom.

Next, organise things according to categories. Label boxes so you don’t have to rummage through your storage to find something.

Organising things in categories and labelling boxes gives you easy access to your stuff. (Honey and lime pic)

Now that you know these secrets, come home and relax in a stress-free environment. Make your house a home.

Need more built-in storage to keep your home more organised? Or looking to customise your home for a more practical yet gorgeous design?

Well, you can always hire our home improvement experts to transform your space.

This article first appeared in kaodim.com

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