When it comes to revamping our homes, we tend to begin with repainting rooms, laying down new flooring, or rearranging furniture. Yet, one of the main issues most Brit’s face during home improvement projects, is finding storage solutions.
New research reveals that having a good amount of storage within your home, can increase its market value by a whopping £12,500, meaning not only can your storage help create a more organised and productive life, it can also help you increase your profit should you ever chose to sell your home.
But before you go splashing the cash on extending your home with an expensive renovation project, it can be a good idea to first consider other ways to utilise the space you already have.
In this article, we share some top tips on how to effectively use your wall space to create more storage andinject a new lease of life into your home.
These sleek shelves are easy to install and are a great way to store all of your books. All you need are some small metal brackets, some screws to secure them, and half an hour of your time. One great benefit is that you can choose where each shelf goes, meaning you are no longer restricted by the headroom between them and can therefore display items of different sizes wherever you want.Not only will this free up drawers and cupboards from wherever you were previously storing your old books, but it displays them in an innovative way that is sure to create a fun talking point for guests whenever they visit your home.
Wardrobes can be notoriously difficult to place, due to their bulky size and shape – and they can be particularly tricky to deal with if you only have a small bedroom to work with! Built-in overhead wardrobes are the perfect solution for anyone who wants to make the most of the floorspace in their room. The best part is, you can design your own bespoke wardrobes so that they are tailored to your personal storage requirements. With hundreds of different designs to choose from, be sure to do some research before deciding on a concept that will suit your lifestyle best.
When we hear the word “shelves” we instantly think of the standard oblong-shaped type that sit in mundane rows of two or three. But nowadays there are countless modern and stylish designs of shelving units that can fill a space perfectly. From matte-gold circular shelving units that look fresh out of a 1920s speakeasy, to minimal triangular units or industrial hexagonal ones – there are so many chic shapes to choose from! These incredible shelving units are ideal for placing personal items on to add more life to a room, such as a photo frame, small plants, or ornaments.
Create a collage
A collage wall can be a great way to feature family photos together in one place, instead of having them scattered everywhere throughout the house. There are many different ways you could opt to design a collage wall, from hanging photo frames, to transforming your entire hallway into a small gallery.