We are sure you don’t really need to be told that most times, the outside weather affects the temperature indoors. If you plan on storing their belongings in a basement, it pays to remember that most basements are pretty humid, and during the wet season, tend to get a little damp. If they happen to have books or paintings in their boxes, things might take an ugly turn. Always keep in mind the nature of your surrounding, as well as the nature of the things that you store, so that you’ll be more successful in helping your friends out in their time of need.
Does your home feel much smaller to you now-a-days, than back when you first moved in? If so, here are a few ways to create more space in it so it suits your current needs…
Throw-a-ways and give-a-ways
More often than we’d like, if we really take a closer look at our belongings, we’ll realize that we are carrying around far more things than we really need or even want. This is because we keep saving things for “when I lose weight” or “when it’s back in fashion” or even “when an occasion rolls around”. Free yourself of these things. Regularly clear out your closets and cupboards. This applies for all things, and not just clothes. If you feel bad simply tossing things away that you paid your hard earned money on, consider selling them to second hand stores or even donating it to the needy.
Clutter free homes
If you have a fairly large home, yet somehow the space is never enough, take a good look around and figure out if your home is cluttered and messy. Cluttered spaces naturally appear smaller; so taking that extra two minutes to make sure you replace things where you took them from can actually be well worth your time and effort. Be more meticulous about your organizing and storing. Wall shelves and desk top organizers are great for bedrooms and office rooms, while pallet racking systems Melbourne and overhead/ceiling racks works much better for spaces like attics or basements.
The rights kind of furniture
If you have just moved into your home, have yet not run out of space exactly, and are simply looking for ways; then chances are that you might yet to be get your furniture. This is good news. Look for furniture that is small yet efficient; more suitable for the size of your rooms. Apart from used pallet racking, you can also be on the look out for furniture that has storage options for you. Take the bed you want to buy for example; opt for a bed with a head board with storage options. It’s also a good idea if your bed has space to store things underneath; so you can store things like winter blankets or winter clothes under there in storage racks.
Retiring the shopaholic
If you honestly want to get more space to your home, then it’s vital that you learnt to control your shopaholic nature. Unnecessary shopping not only ends up cluttering your home, it can also put a serious dent on your living style. If you feel you don’t really have a shopaholic nature, then perhaps you need to learn a few tricks on shopping the smart way; which you can learn through a simple research online.