Home prices are high, this has resulted in more people opting for smaller accommodation. Smaller accommodation has created a need for smarter storage solutions to adapt to these micro living situations. However, whether you are living in a studio, a small apartment or a big house being smart with your storage can save you a lot of space and has been scientifically proven to reduce stress. A cluttered messy home has a detrimental effect on your mental wellbeing, it can be a stress stimulant. Many people have responded to this by adjusting their lifestyle towards a more minimalist clutter-free way of living.
Moreover, a cluttered space can feel claustrophobic and make the living space seem much smaller than it is by cramping it with items. It is beneficial to re-examine the things you own and organise your belongings before storing it. You can sell or donate items you don’t want. However, giving away your belongings may be hard due to their sentimental value. Alternatively, you could store your non-essentials at a secure, safe self-storage outlet. Read on to learn clever storage hacks that will transform your studio or small living quarters.
The bed is a vital piece of furniture in every home that unfortunately takes up a lot of room. However, with a little bit of creativity, you can make a few DIY adjustments to solve this problem by using it as a multifunctional piece of furniture that can be used as a vessel of storage as well as a place to sleep. Below are a few storage hacks for your bed that would be great for a small flat.
Another limitation of studios and smaller accommodation is the lack of floor space. The small floor space puts limits on what furniture you can have in your home. The key to utilising space is to have multifunctional furniture. Below you will find some hacks to reducing clutter.
Storage is great however it is important to keep everything organised. You can often repurpose items for better organisation. See below for examples.
We hope you like these hand-picked storage hacks; however, you may still feel overwhelmed by your small space. Whilst these hacks are brilliant, it depends on the amount of stuff you own. Doing these hacks in isolation might not give you the best result. There are only so many things you can shove under your bed.
Another great option, to use alongside these hacks is self-storage. Here at Easistore, we offer accessible, secure and affordable storage solutions that fit your needs and budget. Visit us to get a quote and make your home clutter-free.