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Organize Your Home’s Rooms and Closets To Maximize Space

When you live in a smaller home, you will want to maximize your storage space, especially when you live with several other people. There are wonderful benefits from organization, including making cleaning easier along with finding items quickly. If you are preparing to sell a home, then it will look better after it is organized, and when you move into a new home, it is essential to organize it as soon as possible. Here are some valuable tips for organizing your home.


Organizing Entranceways or Hallway Closets

If the entranceway and hallway closet of your home is a disaster, then it is time to get it organized. Everyone in your family requires an assortment of coats, sweaters and jackets along with scarves, gloves and boots for the long and cold winters in Canada. These items can clutter a closet or entranceway, but you may also have additional things such as raincoats, umbrellas and backpacks. First, you must sort through the items to determine if anyone still uses it, and if the things are no longer needed, then throw the things away or give the things to a charitable organization. In some cases, you can store things in a different area of a home such as the garage, cellar or a bedroom closet. Maximize the space in a closet by using two rods for hanging garments. Place children's coats and jackets on the lower rod, but you can use the higher rod for an adult's clothing. Buy a shelving system that has compartments to hold mittens, boots, backpacks and scarves so that things are not thrown onto the floors of the entranceway or hallway closet.


Help Children Organize Bedrooms

When you want to have an easier time with your children, organize their bedrooms to suit their ages and personalities. Many children have more things than they need, so it is essential to sort through unused toys and outgrown clothing. Permit your children to help with this process, and you may discover that they are eager to organize their bedrooms. When siblings share a bedroom, you can divide it into zones for each child to prevent conflicts. To maximize the floor space, you can use bunk beds, but make sure that this furniture is put together correctly, and also, provide a safe ladder for a child. Alternatively, you can choose traditional beds that have storage space underneath with an assortment of drawers or shelves. Customize the closets in a child's room with several clothing rods at different levels along with shelves and cabinets.


Create an Organized Kitchen

Cooking meals and cleaning your kitchen is easier when it is organized, so you should spend an entire day sorting and organizing this room. You should remove everything from the countertops to make food preparation faster each time that you cook a meal. If your kitchen's countertops are covered with an assortment of small appliances and food canisters, then getting rid of these things or storing the items inside cabinets is preferable. When you have small appliances that you no longer use, have a yard sale to make some cash before moving to a new location. After your kitchen's countertops are empty, you can remove items from the cabinets to create a better arrangement. Throw out the outdated cans, boxes or bags of food, and wash the cabinets thoroughly. You should store foods according to particular types such as placing all of the pasta next to each other along with storing all of the cans of vegetables on the same shelf. Use additional plastic or wire shelves to maximize the space in your kitchen's cabinets.

Caitlin Weaver
Sales Representative
(416) 890-3017

Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage
1300 Yonge Street, Suite 100
Toronto, ON M4T 1X3

(416) 925-9191