Living space has always been an issue with people in Alberta. With real estate prices going up, it has become important that you make the most of the space you have. This applies to your storage space as well. Most people use their basements for storage. If not entirely, a part of the basement is usually a storage dump for most homeowners. And with some effort, you can make more space in your basement. There are ways through which you can make more space in your basement and even you will be shocked to see that your basement could even have so much space.
Let’s take a look at some tips to make more space in your basement:
Get Organized, Sort Your Stuff
To begin with, start by familiarizing yourself with all the stuff you have dumped over the years in your basement. Figure out what you need and what you don’t need. Avoid getting attached to unwanted stuff that you should ideally be getting rid of. Finally, declutter your basement and retain only what is required.
Opt For Cubby Storage
Cubbies are an ideal option for storage. They are flexible and can store a lot of your belongings in a systematic manner. And the best part is they are easy to build. If you are using plastic tubs for storing your things, then you can color code them. For example, you can use orange for Halloween decorations and pink for birthday party decorations. You can also use tubs for storing your clothes.
Use Smart Wall Storage
Creating space involves some creative thinking. Your Alberta home renovator can help you come up with unique ideas for storage. Wall storage is a smart way to store your goods. It takes less space and you get to store more. You can ask your renovator to build wall systems where you can slide baskets in and out.
Use Baskets With Labels
The trick to creating more space in your basement is to become systematic in every way possible. Along with creative storage, you can use baskets with labels to store your belongings. This way everything is easily identifiable and accessible as and when you need it. You can opt for plastic or bamboo baskets which look good.
Use The Ceiling For Storage
Who would have thought that your ceiling can have more uses than being a playground for spiders? With your home renovator, you can design storage cabinets for your ceiling as well. This space can be used to store stuff that you don’t need on a regular basis. A flange system with simple framing material can be used to create tracks on your ceiling.
At ACT Home services, our tradesmen are highly experienced in what they do. We first understand your motive behind the renovation and then come up with a design plan that is best suited for your home. Get in touch with us to know more about our offering.