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18 simple and ergonomic storage ideas at home and outside


The problem of storage of things is relevant in any living space, especially in a small apartment.

When every meter counts, you need to think about how to rationally distribute everything.

This will help exactly 18 simple and ergonomic storage ideas in the house and beyond.

1. Rack for drinks

Outdoor rack for drinks.

Practical homemade shelves of wooden boards and cheap plastic boxes can be placed in the courtyard of a private house and used to store bottles of drinks, toys, small garden tools or any other things needed for rest and work in nature.

2. Dryer

Dryer under the ceiling.

In a small apartment is quite difficult to find a place for a standard dryer. However, securing the drying rack on the ceiling, you can save a lot of space and solve the problem with wet clothes.

3. Fruit rack

Stylish rack for fruit.

A simple rack for fruits, which you can build with your own hands from wooden planks and simple metal baskets, will become a stylish decoration of one of the kitchen walls. In addition, such a rack, being in full view, will remind the household of the need to eat vitamins.

4. Shoe storage

Rack for shoes in the bedroom.

A tall rack with open shelves, hidden behind thick curtains, will accommodate a huge amount of shoes and help get rid of a pile of unsightly boxes.

5. Shelving behind the door

A small rack behind the door.

The space behind the door often remains empty and useless. However, small room owners can use it wisely. For example, to install a compact almost imperceptible rack, which is suitable for storing books, decorative items and other trifles.

6. Headboard with shelves

Shelves at the head of the bed.

A headboard with small shelves on which you can place several books, glasses, a glass of water and some other trifles is a great alternative to the bedside table.

7. Spice Storage

Narrow rack for spices.

The gap between the refrigerator and the wall can be used to place there narrow roll-out racks for spices, sauces and small stocks of food.

8. Mini Ironing Board

Folding ironing board.

A compact ironing board with a folding mechanism, which can be fixed in any corner or hidden behind the facade of a small locker, will be a real find for owners of tiny apartments.

9. Tire storage

Storage of tires under the ceiling.

All motorists are faced with the problem of storing seasonal rubber. Hanger with four metal hooks, securely mounted under the ceiling of the garage, shed or common corridor, will help you conveniently, and most importantly, almost imperceptibly place the tires.

10. Shelves on the door

Lattice shelves on the door.

A simple rack with lattice containers, mounted on the door to the bathroom, will help to solve the problem of storing a mass of necessary little things for which there is no place in such a modest space. Such a rack is ideal for placing the styling products and tools, decorative cosmetics and bath accessories.

11. Hooks on the cabinet

Hanger on the side of the locker.

You can store tacks, towels and chopping boards on small hooks attached to the side wall of the kitchen unit.

12. Suspended containers

Containers on the railing.

Railing with several small containers, fixed above the kitchen sink is a great idea for storing washed vegetables, fruits, detergents and other small items.

13. bike carrier

Bicycle storage.

Stop tripping over bicycles, which also occupy a good half of the corridor. Store them in a suspended state on special brackets.

14. Table with a secret

Little table with a lifting cover.

Owners of small apartments should definitely look at ergonomic and functional furniture. For example, for coffee tables with soft textile upholstery and lifting tops, under which you can store a lot of different things.

15. Street hanger

Shoe hanger

A simple hanger, which you can make your own from a wooden slats and pegs, is perfect for storing rubber boots and galoshes on the dacha porch.

16. Organizer for tools

Storage tools.

Small pieces of plastic pipes can be used to create a convenient and ergonomic organizer that is suitable for storing small hand tools, stationery and tools for creativity.

17. Large tool rack

Homemade tool rack.

A large rack, which you can make your own hands from a construction pallet or wooden slats, will help place a lot of different parts and clean up the garage.

18. Narrow shelving

Storage of dirty laundry.

A narrow wooden rack with several deep plastic baskets will help you get an ergonomic system for sorting and storing clothes.

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