Even a well-designed home can look unsightly with too much clutter, which can ruin the look and function of any room. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to make your home look clean and spacious.
Here are four examples to consider for your next home renovation project.
1. Hang Stuff Up
Most small items look messy if they’re in a random pile; they take up too much floor or counter space. This is a great opportunity to make use of your walls for extra storage space. For example, a hanging board on the wall next to your kitchen counters can be used to hang cooking pans and utensils, while a rack lets you hang bags or baskets where you can put small toys and other items.
2. Open Shelves and Cabinets
The biggest problem with closed cabinet spaces is that it allows you to forget about the mess inside them. By switching to open shelves and cabinets, you’ll always have an idea whether you have enough storage space and you can always tell if there are items that you can get rid of. Open shelves also give you the extra benefit of better access to your items.
3. Uniform Containers
One of the best ways to eliminate visual clutter is to add a sense of visual harmony to the view. One of the best ways to do this is by using containers that have a uniform style. For example, you can use one type of jar to store your cooking ingredients in the kitchen or similar boxes to store children’s items in the play area. You can also pick colors that match the rest of the room’s color scheme to make those containers look like they belong.
4. Maximize Space
You would be surprised at the amount of free space you can use to give your home more storage space. Look underneath the bed and in small gaps between appliances and the wall. For example, if there’s a gap several inches wide, it could be transformed into a retracting shelf. The more areas you can maximize, the fewer items will be left lying around that could add to the clutter.
Let us help you get rid of the mess in your home. Handyman Connection is the leading home renovation company that you can trust. Call us at (205) 235-3311 or fill out this contact form to request a free quote.