Ingenious Household Project That Can Help You Save Some Space



There’s no limit of space that can dictate how small or how big a home can be. However, whether it’s a tiny apartment or a large mansion, we always seem to run out of space. The more space you have, the more you use. With time, you have to come up with new space-saving solutions and you have to be more and more inventive as you do so. Here are a few inspiring ideas.

1. DIY bike hanger.

A bike takes a lot of space in a home and most often that space could be used for something else. But if zou hang the ike on the wall, then the problem gets solved. It wonşt take zou more than 30 minutes to complete this simple project. Zou need a 2×4 cut to the siye you want. Drill a home in one end and insert a long lag screw. Add some stud hooks and you’re done.{found on mike}.

Overhead garage storage rack.

When you no longer have free floor space you can turn your attention on the ceiling. For example, in the garage you can create storage racks similar to the ones in the pictures and use them to store all sorts of things. The lumber here is bolted together and to the ceiling joists. The heavy-duty storage totes are slid in and they are suspended by their molded-in rims.{found on makezine}.

Pack your clothes wisely.

The storage problems aren’t always related to the amount of space that you have available. The way you fill those spaces is also important. You need to know how to better take advantage of your storage spaces. For example, one way of saving space in your dresser is to fold your clothes and put them sideways instead of filling the dresser from front to back.{found on Jason Loper}.

DIY folding table.

Folding furniture such as tables and chairs are very useful and wonderful space-saving solutions. When you don’t have a lot of space for a kitchen table in your home, an ingenious solution would be to make a folding table similar to this one. Not only that it will allow you to save plenty of useful space but, when not used, the table also doubles as a beautiful picture frame.{found on Make}.

DIY vertical planters.

Lots of people would love to have a garden in their home but they don’t have the space for it. But instead of giving up the idea completely, you could come up with a more ingenious solution. For example, you could create a vertical garden. It’s an inspiring alternative and a nice opportunity for you to practice your DIY skills.{found on Pippa5}.

Under-shelf spice racks.

In the kitchen, there are lots of things that need to be stored. It’s why you need lots of shelves and storage spaces. But when the shelves are full a problem appears. In this case you either have to add more shelves or find a different storage solution. But who says that you can only store things on the shelf and nor underneath it? Here’s a very clever and ingenious solution: magnetic, under-shelf spice racks. To make one you need spice jars, magnets, a drill, some cardboard, a pen, measuring tape and superglue. You can now guess the steps since they’re very simple.{found on instructables}.


Published by in DIY, on December 15th, 2012

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