We can’t all afford to buy a massive house with three floors and ten bedrooms. It’s just not possible for the majority of us! What this means is lots of you out there are probably in quite small/medium sized homes.
Now, there’s nothing wrong with this, but when you have a family, it can be hard to deal with the lack of space. Which is why I’ve come up with three great tips to help maximize space in the home! If this interests you, then read on for more details:
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Build A Garage
One of the best ways to make your home more spacious is by building a garage. You don’t have to do it yourself; there are some great garage additions by Built By Design that could do the trick. The thing about a garage is that it offers you a lot more space to store things. If your room is littered with junk, then you can store it all in the garage instead.
Also, a garage is a great place to have a little recreational area. Stick a pool table and TV in there and it’s a fun little space to chill out in. A garage is a great way to get more out of your house, and it will add to the market value.
The Stairway To Space
I find that one of the best safe saving tips is to look to your stairs. For lots of households, there’s so much unused space under the stairs. It’s time you took advantage of it and created more space in the home. There are lots of cool things you can do to your staircase to maximise house space. For example, you can create storage units in the stairs to keep a whole host of things. As I’ve previously mentioned, getting rid of clutter can make rooms seem more spacious.
Thinking a little bigger, there may even be space for a little room under the stairs. No, I’m not suggesting you go all Harry Potter and make your kid sleep under the stairs! But, there’s plenty of room for a little pantry to keep some kitchen items. Or, it could be an ideal ‘reading nest’ for people to wind down and read in peace.
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Make Use Of Your Attic
If you have an attic, then it’s time you started putting it to use. There’s no point in having all that extra space up there if you aren’t doing anything with it. Instead, you can use your attic as storage for lots of things you don’t need at all times. For example, old children’s games that clutter up rooms, or Christmas decorations. You’ll find that storing things in the attic can free up lots of space in rooms around your home.
Or, you can convert your attic into a room itself. Turn it into a stylish bedroom or a man cave. Some people even convert their attics into an upstairs living room. By converting, you’re giving your house an extra room, which obviously means more space!