CLEVER CLOSET SOLUTIONS FOR RENTERS
Posted: Friday August 27, 2021
Closet/storage space is usually quite limited in a rental. Whether your apartment contains a single decent-sized closet or several small ones that can barely accommodate a complete outfit, the following clever closet solutions can help you get the most out of your rental’s closet space.
ADD A BOOKCASE OR TWO
Bookcases are a great addition to any closet – big or small. Not only are they not just for books, but they can increase your storage space tenfold if all you have is a single hanging bar and a high shelf.
Head to your local thrift store and look for a couple of bookcases with deep shelves. The deeper the shelves, the more you’ll be able to store on them. Next, look for baskets or bins that you can use on the shelves to keep things organized.
PUT A SMALL DRESSER IN THE CLOSET
A small dresser makes great storage in a closet. Dressers made for a child’s room work well as they tend to be smaller than an adult-sized dresser. Use the drawers to store seasonal clothing and add baskets or bins to the top for additional storage space.
UTILIZE THE BACK OF THE DOOR
If your landlord will allow it, install a towel rack or something similar to the top of the door. This is the perfect place to hang necklaces, scarves, and belts. If your landlord won’t let you install hardware on the door, hang an over-the-door shoe organizer instead. The little pockets are perfect for storing anything small enough to fit and that doesn’t require a hanger.
EMBRACE SPACE-SAVING HANGER SYSTEMS
You’ve seen them. They allow you to hang multiple hangers in the same space that one hanger takes up with each hanger hanging slightly lower than the one above. You can triple or quadruple your hanging closet space using this method, which works especially well for seasonal clothing and outfits you don’t wear all the time.
MAKE USE OF THAT HIGH SHELF
If your closet has a high shelf that you can’t reach without a step stool, use it to store things you won’t need often. If you place your items in bins, be sure to label the outside so you’ll know what’s in there without having to climb up to look. Just be careful not to store weighty items on the high shelf for obvious safety reasons.
THINK OUTSIDE THE CLOSET
Repurpose old furniture to act as storage outside your tiny closet. From armoires and rolling carts to tension rods and plastic bin systems, you have many options for increasing the storage space in your apartment.
Rentals are notorious for lacking adequate storage space. If your apartment has small closets, use the tips above to get the most out of these tiny spaces.
5 WAYS TO BECOME RESPONSIBLE HOMEOWNERS
HOW TO AFFORD TO BUY YOUR FIRST HOME
WHAT YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT WHEN RENTING AN APARTMENT
4 TIPS FOR SELECTING THE RIGHT PAINT COLOR FOR ANY ROOM
TIPS TO PLAN AND DESIGN YOUR SCREEN PORCH
5 HOME IMPROVEMENTS WITH THE BIGGEST RETURN ON INVESTMENT
5 THINGS TO DO THIS YEAR IF YOUR GOAL IS TO BUY A HOME
HOW TO CREATE A CHILD-FRIENDLY KITCHEN
3 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN HIRING A HOUSE PAINTER
CLEVER CLOSET SOLUTIONS FOR RENTERS
7 ORGANIZATION FOR A BETTER HOME OFFICE EXPERIENCE
EMPTY NESTER? WHY IT MAKES MORE SENSE TO MOVE RATHER THAN RENOVATE
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FLOOD INSURANCE AND WHETHER YOU NEED IT OR NOT
CREATE YOUR HOME(WORK) STATION
DECORATING IDEAS FOR APARTMENT LIVING ROOMS
5 BASIC THINGS EVERY REAL ESTATE INVESTOR SHOULD KNOW
HOW TO PREPARE FOR RENTING YOUR FIRST APARTMENT
THE AVERAGE COST OF ADDING A KITCHENETTE
REDECORATING YOUR KITCHEN? HERE ARE A FEW IDEAS
KEEP YOUR PLACE IN PERFECT SHAPE WHILE YOU’RE AWAY
3 TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR HOME APPEAR PET-FREE WHEN TRYING TO SELL IT
HOW TO INCREASE YOUR HOME’S VALUE WITH WATERPROOFING
6 IDEAS FOR ORGANIZING YOUR CLOSET
TOP 6 FEATURES OF A PROFITABLE RENTAL PROPERTY
5 BASIC IDEAS OF MODERN HOME DECOR
HOW LONG YOU SHOULD LIVE IN YOUR HOME BEFORE SELLING IT?
4 TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN SELL YOUR HOME FAST
7 STUNNING WAYS TO DECORATE YOUR LIVING ROOM
4 THINGS TO AVOID WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME
6 TIPS FOR BUYING YOUR FIRST RENTAL PROPERTY
RENT OR BUY A HOME? THE BEST OPTION FOR YOU
7 HELPFUL USES FOR LAUNDRY DETERGENT
6 ROOM DECORATION IDEAS FOR YOUR HOME
5 BATHROOM PAINT COLOR TRENDS
HOW TO GET THE MOST FOR YOUR MONEY IN A SELLER’S MARKET
HOW TO KEEP CLEAN AND SAFE RENTAL PROPERTIES
7 INTERIOR TRENDING DECOR IDEAS
5 TOP REAL ESTATE NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES
BUYING A BATHTUB? HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Avoiding Moisture Problems in the Home
Create More Space in your Kitchen
Balancing the Emotional and Practical Sides of Buying a Home
4 REASONS TO GET INTO REAL ESTATE AND STAY IN IT
HOW TO GET BUILT-IN SHELVES ON A BUDGET
How to Quickly Improve Indoor Air Quality
Conversation with Jenna McKay
Estimating Your Selling Costs
Healthy Lighting for Your Home
Real Estate Chat with Kyle Kerr
Morning Chat with Melissa McCullough
Regina and area March 2020 Market Update
WHAT TO REPAIR BEFORE YOU LIST
First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit
Making “Neighbourhood Targeting” Work for You
January 2019 Market Update
Should You Move or Renovate?
Light Your Way to a Faster Sale
4 Ways to Make the Home Hunting Process Easier
Tips for Selling Your Home In a Slower Market
3031 Fuller Place, East Regina
7 Emerald Vista, White City Sk
Home Tour: 2169 McTavish Street, Regina SK
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home
Tips for Showing your Home