Home Storage


Did you know that clutter can lead to higher anxiety levels, inability to sleep, and trouble concentrating? Even more, clutter can even make you less productive and make you more likely to lounge excessively on the couch.

It doesn’t matter if you own the most quaint studio or the largest mansion; an unorganized home can feel out of control. Smartly designed home storage solutions can ensure everything in your home has its place and make your entire home feel stylish and comfortable. 

The Basics of Home Storage

The best way to improve storage in your home is to utilize unused space and define areas in your home. You can spruce up your home with these storage tips:

  • Create a designated space. If everything in your home has its own space, it is less likely to end up on your kitchen table.
  • Purchase multi-function pieces. Furniture with storage as part of the design allows you to maximize your space use.
  • Go electronic. Instead of keeping every piece of paper, bill, or note, switch to electronic copies of your important documents.
  • Optimize your drawers and cabinets. Large cabinets are useless if you don’t have the right type of shelving. Build custom cabinets and add partitions to drawers for organization
  • Baskets, boxes, and tubs. Instead of placing everything in a cabinet, add organization elements like baskets, so things don’t get lost. 

Home storage upgrades are DIY-friendly, and many storage upgrades make the perfect weekend project. You can easily create custom pantries, build organized closets, and add shelving to your home’s living spaces. 

Check out the resources and guides below for your next weekend project or to get inspiration to share with your contractor.

drop zone bench

How to Build a Drop-Zone Bench

A bench with baskets makes the perfect drop-zone addition. Follow these instructions to build one for your garage or mudroom.

Cabinet Mounted Wastebasket

In a cramped bathroom, finding a place for a wastebasket can be a real challenge. One way to solve this problem is by mounting it on the inside of a cabinet door. This not only provides easy access, but hides the basket from view.
Man with built-in wall cabinet.

How to Build a Recessed Wall Cabinet in Your Home

This built-in, recessed wall cabinet makes is great place to charge cell phones and store keys. It was made from oak and finished to match the wood paneling in the room. Watch this video to find out more.

Crafting a Closet that Works

Anthony and Renee have four children ranging from 1 to 11 years old. Anthony works from home and even in a four-bedroom house, finding office space is hard.

4 Ways to Improve Your Shelves’ Design

Just a few simple tricks can transform an ordinary shelving unit into an extraordinary one. Watch this video to learn more!
home made shoe caddy

How to Make a Shoe Caddy from Recycled Materials

This convenient shoe caddy is made from recycled 5-gallon buckets and scrap lumber and is great for keeping track of shoes in your garage, mud room, or closet. Watch this video to find out more.
Husky Steel Storage Shelf

Meet the Husky Storage Shelf: The Perfect Organizer

The Husky Heavy Duty Steel Storage Shelf is the perfect product to keep your workshop or garage organized! Learn more here.

How to Use Pipe Hangers to Hang Tools in Your Shop

You can buy brackets for hanging long handled tools in your shop, but they can be expensive. Plastic pipe hangers, available at home centers to support PVC pipe, are a cheaper option that work just as well.
AA batteries lined up in a row

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