Declutter your Home or Business this Christmas


We would all love the opportunity to create more space around the home. So many new properties nowadays are smaller than traditional homes, which can make it more difficult to include all your personal items without creating a cramped and cluttered environment.

But don’t fret, Kentspace Self Storage has the solution for you, which includes 5 fab tips on how to create the illusion of space throughout your home.


Interior Ideas

Making the most of the space you have available is one thing, but you can also make adjustments to your home interior design to make it seem larger. Light decor will make small, gloomy rooms seem bright, open and airy, creating the illusion of a much bigger space. This can also be achieved by drawing the eye upwards. Vertical stripes can help to achieve this, and can even work when presented in bright colours.

De-clutter entertainment centre

The focus in most living rooms is the television, which means the many living rooms will have entertainment centres filled with books, DVDs, ornaments, photographs backdrops, and many other nik-naks that you just don’t need to have anymore. Shelving units that aren’t completely full will help create a sense of space and minimalism to any room, so de-cluttering this feature furniture piece will do wonders to your home interior.

This doesn’t just apply to a key piece like an entertainment centre however, Any shelving, wardrobes or cupboards should be thoroughly de-cluttered. Take some time by yourself to empty everything out and get things organised.


Avoid bulky furniture

Larger furniture pieces can often take up a significant amount of room, which will essentially make any space feel cramped and crowded. This is made even worse if you opt for dark coloured wood or metal. While it is understandable to keep some larger pieces in the home to suit your daily storage and interior needs, multiple pieces can look clunky and unnecessary. To really make the most of the space you have available at home, limit the amount of furniture that you include.

Obviously you need to be comfortable in your own home, but that probably means you don’t need that extra wardrobe, or coffee table.


Hidden home storage

Hidden storage can be an absolute life-saver, and there are so many ways to do it! Any space under the bed should be utilised to the max, with storage and clothing boxes as well as a place for shoes to go. Why not add some hanging racks to the back of a bedroom or wardrobe door for a handy accessories storage space? If you are lucky enough to have high ceilings, having shelves installed above door frames and close to the ceiling will keep items out of your way, and also draw eyes upwards.


Employ the use of a storage unit

Storage units are an excellent solution for homeware and clutter that you can’t bare to part with. Different sizes are available based on the amount of storage you need, and they can also be available for short or long term storage.

Furniture that you can’t bear to be parted with? Pop it in a storage unit, need to clear space in the box room or conservatory, stick it all in a conservatory. Preparing for a full scale home renovation or clear out, keep things in a storage unit. They’re affordable, accessible, and completely secure – the perfect solution to create more space in your home without throwing away valuable items.

Kentspace offers fantastic personal and business storage solutions for all. Whether you’re looking for a storage unit, mailbox, document storage, or even a fully serviced office, we have the solution for you, so check out our website today!




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