As our homes are becoming tinier and compact, of course the booming population to be considered, we tend to look for minimalism in all our endeavors. But, we also think of how to make use of a space to its maximum potential. In our homes, which are small we cannot throw away spaces like that. So we look for effective ways to make use of the same space in multiple ways, especially for storage purposes. We can now show you how some spaces that you thought was unusable could be actually put into use. Under the bed storage is one example. This is a vast space that nobody has really thought about. This space could be used to store shoes, old clothes, bed sheets etc. There are a lot of ways in which you can use this space for storing various items, let’s find few of them. Image credit
1. Under bed storage bags
Storage bags are the simplest and cheapest way for easy storage. You can buy low, huge bags specifically made to fit into these tight spaces. These bags come in pure plastic or partly canvas, but most of these bags allow you to see the contents inside and keep out the dust. You can use them to store extra blankets, comforters, and sheets that are good to have handy, but not needed every day.
2. Under-Bed Storage Bins
Plastic storage bins that are specially made to go under the beds. These are perfect for storing all kinds of items, such as clothes, shoes, or even craft supplies. There are discounts for bulk purchase of bins too. Image credit
3. Under-Bed Stand-Alone Drawers
Plastic drawers that are made to be stacked over one another that can be used as drawers could also help solve your storage issues. By putting them side by side instead of on top of each other, you can easily create an under-bed dresser, where you can store lot of your clothes, linen, sheets etc.
4. Under-Bed Built-in Drawers
There are also beds with built-in drawers. So, the next time you consider buying a bed, please remember this option. The most common under-bed dressers are twin-sized (often called mates or captain’s beds). You can also find them in full, queen, and even king sized. Image credit
5. Under Bed Boxes
Cardboard boxes can be used to keep your things safe under the bed. It might not look very pretty, but it could be not easily visible if under the bed. Also it is so cheap, and would also help you to not strain to clean under the bed.
6. Vacuum storage bags
Storage bags with stuff can be drained out of its air and made into really small bags. This is one of the best organization choices for underneath the bed is vacuum storage bags. Fill them with sweaters, extra clothes, bedspreads, and any other soft items, then use a vacuum cleaner to suck the air from the bags, reducing them to a small, easy-to-store size. Simply slide the finished product underneath the bed; even stack them together beneath to maximize room. Image credit
7. Plastic hanging bag
Shoes can be stored easily using plastic hanging bags. Just put your pair into these bags which are normally used for closet purposes, and slide them under the bed or lay flat. Take it out anytime you want to use them.
8. Plastic zipper bags
The best option is to opt for plastic zipper bags, the one’s used to encase comforters and quilt sets sold in retail stores. Their strong built makes they perfect for storing extra clothes, such as rolled-up shorts, sweatshirts, or even spare blankets and sheets. They’re easy to pull out and inspect to find the items you need. Image credit
Suitcases can also store a lot of items. You can pack them with clothes, sheets even children’s toys. Just pack them neatly in a suitcase, zip the case and slide it under the bed.
10. Boxes with casters
Caster boxes are also good examples for neat storage and organization. They look good at the same time. Image credit
Use these tips in your houses and see the result. Only the necessary stuffs shall stay outside and the not so regular stuffs can be safely hidden in spaces in your house that nobody notices. This will save your spaces, which you can use for the aesthetics of your home, and also give you proper storage.