More than just a closet: 10 convenient storage solutions for clothes in a small apartment
In small apartments, the issue of storage is especially acute. You need to place a lot of things, but at the same time take up little space. Is it possible? Sure — yes. We consider a variety of options for placing clothes, both in addition to the standard wardrobe, and as an alternative to it.
The video talked about storage options in a small apartment
one In a bed with a lifting mechanism
A bed with a lifting mechanism is a salvation for small apartments. You can store anything there, including clothes. The most obvious option is to store seasonal items in closed bags or vacuum bags. But not the only one: since the mattress rises easily and quickly, it will be possible to hide current, but less often used clothes here. Opening this compartment 1-2 times a week will not be difficult, and things will be conveniently placed vertically in rigid containers with a lid.
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2 In a chest of drawers
A chest of drawers is a good alternative to a bulky closet. It has slightly more features, as the upper part of the space remains free. On the countertop, you can arrange the storage of cosmetics or jewelry, put a TV or make an aesthetic composition. And take the boxes themselves under the clothes. By the way, it is much more convenient and compact to fold linen, T-shirts, jumpers vertically in drawers — another plus of the chest of drawers.
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3 In drawers or roll-outs under the bed
The absence of both a chest of drawers and a lifting mechanism is not a problem. If the bed is equipped with drawers, then put things in them according to the principle familiar to you. To protect against dust, additionally use organizers with thin fabric covers (they are more compact than plastic ones). And even a bed with regular legs can be adapted for storage by adding roll-out structures down. Make them yourself or buy them from the store.
four On a floor hanger
It is mobile, compact, roomy. Such a railing will easily fit into any niche or an uncomfortable gap between furniture, and at the same time it will not catch the eye and clutter up a small room. It is convenient when the hanger is complemented by several shelves to put baskets and boxes with accessories on them.
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5 In a narrow shoebox in the hallway
Shoe cabinet with folding sections is ideal for vertical storage. And not only hats and scarves, but also any knitwear: T-shirts, jumpers, sweaters, trousers. And due to the small depth, such a piece of furniture takes up a minimum of space.
6 In modular furniture in the hallway or corridor
Use furniture in the hallway not only for outerwear — it can be practically placed on hooks and hangers. Use for things and the usual sections of the cabinet or chest of drawers, and free space under the bench or bench.
7 In storage systems behind a curtain
Such semi-wardrobes are much more convenient than a standard wardrobe. Frame systems are flexible in terms of filling and use of various chips, which means that they allow you to place the most. At the same time, the already small area of \u200b\u200bthe room is not “eaten up” by the frame with walls and doors. Of course, you can store things simply in open systems, but in a small room it will be visually crushing. Lightweight curtain and protect from dust, and cover up a possible mess.
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eight In a narrow closet, made to order or with your own hands
The range of furniture stores is typical solutions, and usually the minimum cabinet depth in them is 35 cm (as, for example, with a well-known Swedish brand). However, in order to occupy an uncomfortable narrow niche or leave the minimum allowable passage by the bed, this may be too much. An individual project is a great way out, just calculate in advance the dimensions of the clothes and containers that will be stored in the mini closet.
9 In a conventional rack using boxes
Not only convenient, but also a budget solution is to use the famous Callax rack, filling its compartments with boxes of clothes. Things will not gather dust there, the design itself is quite compact and will fit anywhere (vertically or horizontally). Its surface, like that of a chest of drawers, can be additionally taken away for a TV or other equipment, decor, beautiful baskets with little things.
ten In the closet on the balcony
Storage on the balcony is not limited to tools, repair leftovers, unnecessary household appliances. Why not put an ordinary closet in the recess of the balcony (which is found in almost all apartments), filling it to fit your needs? Hide seasonal items here, smart dresses or suits that you rarely wear, or clothes that you don’t want to wear yet.
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