Clean, Clear and Comfortable: Storage and Organization Tips for Small Homes
A quick room-by-room guide on how to make the most of your limited space.
Start with the closet. This is where all the “stuff” you never use winds up and collects dusts. Remove seasonal items -- sweaters during the summer, flip-flops in the fall -- and put them in the attic, garage or unused bedroom. At the beginning of each season, hang your clothes facing one direction. When they are worn and washed, reverse the hanger. This way, at the end of the season, you’ll know what you can donate. Angie’s List also suggests adding a second hanging rod, which will instantly double your closet space.
The kitchen is another room where unused items tend to collect. Take a look in your utensil drawer and you’ll likely find three or more spatulas, ladles and...