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How to Add Storage With Shelving and Cabinetry

If you looked, you would be hard pressed to find a home in America that did not need just a little bit more storage.  Whether living in a small space or a large space, there are often many missed opportunities to better utilize space for storage.

If you looked, you would be hard pressed to find a home in America that did not need just a little bit more storage.  Whether living in a small space or a large space, there are often many missed opportunities to better utilize space for storage.  This does not mean that every wall in your home has to be wall-to-wall shelves but there are ways to add storage in a discreet and stylish way that seamlessly blends with your home’s décor aesthetic while providing useful additional storage.  The solution is not to add more storage in the form of a dresser or free-standing cabinet if it is just going to take up precious floor space or add clutter.  Rather than monopolizing floor space, we recommend that homeowners consider adding built-in cabinetry or shelving for stylish and useful storage in any room in the house.

Cabinetry and shelving can fit beautifully into any room in the house including the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms, family or living rooms and don’t forget the garage!  If there are items that you need to store that you do not use every day or only use seasonally, adding storage to your garage may be the ideal solution because it is useful but also out-of-sight.  The first place in the home that many people find that they need additional storage is the kitchen.  Whether you opt to install new kitchen cabinets or work with your additional cabinets, there are many modern advances and features when it comes to kitchen cabinets that help you maximize storage.  There are pull out drawers of all sizes that can be concealed inside cabinets as well as other organizational items such as racks or shelves that can be installed inside of cabinets.  Not only will you maximize your kitchen storage but make accessing important kitchen tools much more easy and organized.

In addition to the kitchen, many people long for having larger closets to store things like clothes or other household items.  How you maximize your closet space will depend heavily on what you need to store but there are a myriad of ways to maximize your closet storage.  Have a coat closet that does not get much use because you live in a warm climate?  Why not add shelving or pull out drawers to store other items like linens, crafting supplies, cleaning products, or anything else you might want?  If your closet has a couple of racks to hang your clothes and that is it, then there is certainly an opportunity to upgrade.  Closet organization systems better maximize existing space by more strategically placing racks and hanging areas based on your clothing.  Add additional shelves or drawers for better storage of things like sweaters, socks, ties, shoes, undergarments or more.  There are many different styles and features to choose from and once your handyman installs it, it will be like having a whole new closet.

Finally, many people store things in their garage but it is often in a haphazard, unorganized way.  By adding shelving or cabinetry you can nicely organize things in your garage so that you can find things when you want them.  Further, if you add cabinetry your garage will look de-cluttered and pristine because all of your stored items will be hidden behind cabinet doors.  To maximize your home’s storage and achieve organization, contact your handyman to begin designing your shelving or cabinetry.

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