6 Ways To Maximise Space in Your Home

August 27, 2013
Posted in Ideas

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When you live in a very small apartment, you know how difficult it is to make good use of your space. You already know that it is not a good idea to buy more things than your home can handle. And chances are you know about the importance of getting rid of anything you no longer need to create more space.

So here are some more tips on how to maximise space in your home:

1. Make the Kitchen More Efficient
If your kitchen is a little cramped, you should find a way to make it more efficient. Start by installing vertical storage cabinets in the kitchen for pantry items and install a drawer organiser so that your food items are neatly put away. Get rid of items and utensils you no longer need and, if necessary, purchase less bulky appliances for the kitchen.

2. Upgrade the Living Room
Another way to create space in your home is by upgrading the living room. You can do this by buying a medium-sized ottoman or living room sofa that holds video games and books. Furthermore, you can buy a coffee table that can also be used as a game board or a table for guests to eat on. This is an excellent way to maximise space in your home.

3. Clear the Bedroom of Clutter
Your bedroom should be a relaxing oasis instead of a cramped nightmare. Purchase two to three storage containers that will fit under the bed to store bed sheets, pillowcases and other bedding items as well as shoes. Eliminate clutter from the bedroom closet and get rid of clothes that you do not want anymore. Place a smaller dresser and nightstand in the bedroom.

4. Your Home Office
Start by purchasing one or two file cabinets for storing documents and subscribe to an online data storage service to reduce paper clutter. Instead of a large wastebasket, get a small one along with a paper shredder. Purchase a medium-sized bookshelf for books that are on the floor.

5. Don’t Forget About The Exterior
When you are on a mission to maximise space in your home, you want to make sure the exterior looks nice as well. Cut down overgrown plants and weeds, and place smaller garden décor accessories in the yard. A garden shed would be an excellent storage addition to your home if you have bulky items such as a lawn mower.

6. Rearrange Furniture
Sometimes you can create more space in your home by simply rearranging the furniture in certain rooms. If you have a large chair next to the bed in your bedroom, you can place this chair in another part of the room.

This article was provided by Odd Mattress Company; specialists in high-quality mattresses and bed frames..

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