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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.

Shaker cabinets painted pale blue

How to Transform Your Kitchen with Shaker Cabinets

Shaker cabinets' five-piece design makes them a popular, timeless choice for kitchens. Watch this video to learn how to transform cabinets to Shaker style.
Closet with shoes and shirts

Closet Organization: How to Store Seasonal Clothes

It seems like the closet never has enough room for your clothes, right? Here's how you can maximize closet space and store seasonal items.
Man placing extension cord in a Husky professional-grade storage tote with clear plastic lid

Husky’s Rugged Storage Container Protects Your Gear

Husky’s 20-gallon professional-grade totes are essential to help store some of the more heavy-duty items you may have in plain sight.

Organization Made Easy: How to Declutter in a Week! | Ep. 57

Decluttering your home doesn't have to be stressful. Here is how you can organize your home, day by day, in just seven days!

5 Ways to Enhance and Organize a Pantry

Organizing a pantry and giving it some style will make this space not just functional, but also efficient and visually pleasing. Follow these tips to make the most of your pantry.
DIY Shoe Rack

Custom Build Your Own Shoe Rack

Create a custom-built shoe rack for your closet.
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.

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!
Joe Truini displaying child's chair made from milk crate

Milk Crate Storage Seat

Here’s how to convert a plastic milk crate into a child’s seat with storage.