One of the realities of 21st-century living is that people are being forced to cope with minimalist spaces. This is especially true of people who are living and working in major cities like Toronto. Trying to get the most out of the space around our homes means knowing having superior organization skills. If you are trying to squeeze every last square inch of space out of your home and are working on the best approach to doing so, the following organization tips should help.
Cut out duplicates
One of the best ways to go about maximizing space around your home is to get rid of items you have multiples of, especially when you’re hardly using one of them to begin with. Duplicates are most often found in the kitchen and include things like cooking utensils and other kitchen appliances. If you’ve already got an espresso maker sitting on the counter and another one sitting in the attic, it’s probably time to consider selling it, donating it, or putting it into self-storage.
If you are limited to the amount of storage space around your home, you can maximize your vertical storage space be investing in hanging racks and shelving units for your closet. The goal is to take things like boxes and shoes off the ground so that you have more floor space for the things that matter.
While you work to maximizing space, you may come to the realization that your home just doesn’t have space to spare. At this point, it might be beneficial for you to look into a self storage option. Self storage units are great for storing seasonal clothing and equipment that are only used during certain times of the year, or seasonal decorations that just end up sitting in boxes and taking up space during the other 11 months of the year. Self-storage units are an affordable option if you want an off-site option for personal storage.
Over time, most families will accumulate boxes full of paper. Whether it is for taxes, business, or other important government and legal documentation, a good way to go about maximizing space around your home is to make as much of your important paper as you can digital. Scanning can be laborious, but the freed up space could end up saving you a bunch of hassle and help you declutter.
These tasks may not seem like they are completing revolutionizing your home’s storage, but each one individually and as a whole can end up creating a tremendous amount of space. Utilize these simply organizational strategies and find space around your home you never knew you had.
For more information on self-storage spaces available in your area, contact Jiffy Self Storage at (416) 745-4339. Our professional staff will be happy to help you with all of your storage needs!