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5 Ways to Create Extra Space in Your Home


Is your home feeling a little cramped? If so, there are many relatively inexpensive ways to free up more space. Here are some ideas:

  1. Converttraditionalintonon-traditionalspace.We’reallfamiliarwith converting a spare bedroom into a home office or kids’ playroom. You can also create space by finding other uses for pantries and walk-in closets.
  2. Exploresmartstoragesolutions.Therearemanyproductsonthe market that revolutionize how you store things. For example, there are closet organizers available that double storage capacity. Check out the options at your local home improvement store.
  3. Getridofunneededfurnishings.Isthereachairnooneeveruses?Is there a side table that takes up a lot of space, with nothing but a few knick-knacks on it? Consider selling these items to free up some space.
  4. Thinkhigh.Installstorageshelves,hangersorbasketshighupinthe kitchen and laundry room. Use that storage for items you only access infrequently.
  5. Considerstoragerental.Ifyouhavefurnishingsandotheritemsthat you don’t want to get rid of, consider renting a storage unit. There may be economical options in your area.

With a little creative thinking, you’ll be amazed by how much space you can create within your existing rooms.

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