Tidy your house room by room
You want to tidy up your house and you don’t know how. It’s simple, follow these tricks and you won’t regret it.
Tidying up your entrance
In the entrance hall, space is often limited. To make the most of it, opt for the efficient trio “shelves, wardrobe and mirror”. Favor minimalism: the fewer, the better. If ceiling heights permit, install shelves, which will be both storage space for books and support for various objects. Although open shelving is aesthetically pleasing, it can be a nest of dust. Therefore, you should put the objects you use regularly on them.
No more coats and shoes thanks to the wardrobe. If your entrance is not wide enough (a wardrobe must be at least 60 cm deep), you can consider doubling the wall with a 30 or 40 cm storage space, in which a telescopic rod will be installed. The problem of shoes can be partially solved by installing a very thin piece of furniture that will allow vertical storage.
Don’t hesitate to dress up a section of wall with a nice size mirror, it will give a feeling of extra space. Finally, remember to make the storage space accessible to young children: if you want them to store their coats, the coat hook or coat rack must be within their reach.
Tidy up your kitchen
Our kitchens are not the same as they used to be. With the arrival of new technologies, they have been redesigned and cleverly redesigned to make our lives easier. The large appliances are hidden behind the fronts of the furniture, the cooking hobs are more discreet, the vitroceramics are placed flush with the floor, the gas fireplaces do without grids, the ovens and dishwashers are installed at a higher level, the corners are equipped with cupboards with 360° revolving trays, and the worktops offer specific storage space for draining boards and spice jars.
The base units are equipped with wide, deep drawers to facilitate the storage of pots and pans, the tall units favor horizontality to remain accessible, the doors are equipped with hydraulic jacks to close automatically and silently, the drawers are fitted with removable compartments and dividers so that each utensil finds its place, the sink becomes multifunctional, etc. It’s as if clutter were forbidden.
For efficient storage, remember to store your utensils close to the place where they will be used. Use the credenza to hang all sorts of utensils or transform it into a shallow storage area where you can store toasters, coffee makers and other food processors.
Tidying up your living room
If you can’t do anything but have a multi-activity space (television, music, video games, reading), think about combination furniture. This philosophy, supported by a thorough reflection, takes into account different parameters: ergonomics, aesthetics and practicality. However, saving space is often synonymous with a tight budget. Favor ingenious furniture that adapts to a given situation (stackable, foldable, nesting). This combination furniture is perfectly adapted to the storage of the television and the Hi-Fi system. Sometimes they even allow you to hide the TV behind a door.
Mix open shelves with closed storage to alleviate the overall impression and hide the unsightly. And don’t forget that the living room is first and foremost a place of relaxation, where storage should be as discreet as possible.
Tidying up your bathroom
Our bathrooms are often small, so this space is becoming lighter, more open and more rational. The smallest spaces opt for walk-in showers: fully open, equipped with wide tiled trays, or recessed so that they are flush with the floor. No more freestanding wash basins, they are replaced by suspending vanity tops. Ideal for embedding furniture on castors in which you can store towels and hygiene products. The furniture integrates with the sanitary equipment. It combines exceptional design with practical storage.
Some all-inclusive modules go as far as having built-in mirrors and lighting. Bathtub aprons are even equipped with shelves and small cupboards. 10 cm are sufficient to store the various hygiene and beauty products, and a greater depth is a source of clutter. Too deep, vanity units (60 cm) are not suitable for this type of storage, so prefer drawers, which are much more practical.
Tidying up his room
In a room, a cupboard or a wardrobe, the dressing room has become an essential storage element to be arranged as you wish! The first step is to raise every nook, cranny and recess. They will always prove useful to create integrated and discreet cupboards and, if possible, a dressing room, with all the design possibilities that are known to it: walk-in, fixed or sliding shelves, trouser and tie racks, belts, and shoes.
The underside of the bed is no less than 3 m² of usable area. The most logical way to make use of this space is with drawers about 15 cm deep.