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From cramped basements to steeply angled attic roofs, it can be difficult to make use of awkward spaces in your home. For these parts of your home, a custom solution might be needed! The More Space Place team is here to help. Keep reading to discover a few of our favorite tips and tricks for making use of awkward spaces in your home.

A Functional Under-Stairway Closet

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Stairways often come equipped with unusual or awkward spaces underneath. We can help you transform this empty space or unusable closet into a functional and stylish storage space! Under-stair storage, when done correctly, can become the perfect storage space for coats, luggage, sports equipment, or anything else you need to hide away and store securely. 

Angled Attic Shelving

Steeply angled attic rooms can make it difficult to utilize your attic for anything practical. Pre-made storage systems might not even fit within the angles of your attic. Consider custom-built shelving that’s designed to fit with an angled roof, allowing you to use your attic more effectively. 

Custom Utility Room Upgrades

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Utility and laundry rooms are known for being awkward spaces to navigate. With both huge appliances and storage being necessary, these rooms can quickly start to feel cluttered. We have a variety of solutions for you! Consider the following:

  • Overhead storage. When you’re limited on floorspace, go up! We can build and install overhead storage to above your washer and dryer or along the walls of your utility room. This is a great option for lesser-used storage items.
  • Custom washer and dryer inserts. These can be used to neatly conceal your appliances, giving your laundry room a neater look. Better yet, they also provide above-appliance deskspace for storing and folding clothes.
  • Fold-out laundry hamper or ironing boards. Compact, easy to store, and perfect for small spaces, these fold-out inserts will provide your laundry room with added functionality while also giving you a clutter-free space!

Built-Ins For An Open Floor Plan

An open-layout floor plan can be both a blessing and a curse. It can be difficult to define spaces in an open floor plan, and storage systems can often feel out of place when placed in the middle of a space. Built-in furniture could be the perfect solution! They provide custom storage and can be used to define spaces without cutting them off from each other.

Contact The Storage Experts at More Space Place Today!

For more storage tips and custom solutions, contact the team at More Space Place now! We can help with a variety of storage solutions for any part of your home. Contact us online, give us a call, or visit us at one of our convenient showrooms in Sarasota, Bradenton, or Port Charlotte.

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If your home doesn’t have a spacious laundry room, we can help! With smart storage solutions and custom designs, our team can make a cramped room feel just right. Keep reading to discover some design ideas & custom storage options for smaller laundry rooms.

Choose a Light Color Scheme

A smart design trick for making small rooms feel larger is selecting a light color scheme. Light colors create a bright, airy mood, improve visibility, and reflect light better. White wallpaper and white cabinetry will help your laundry room feel more open and less cramped.

Install Cabinets Above Your Washer & Dryer

If you lack available floor space, go up! We can install custom-built cabinets above your washer and dryer. These shelves provide additional storage for laundry room necessities and other supplies. If you have a stacked washer and dryer in your laundry room, no problem! Narrow cabinetry built alongside your appliances will also provide storage while saving floor space.

Think About Alternate Appliance Layouts

Thinking carefully about the way you’ve organized your washer and dryer can help you rethink your space in creative ways. For example, if you’ve always stacked your appliances, consider arranging them side-by-side. While this will take up more floor space, it also provides you with additional room for folding clothes. 

Use a Slatwall System

Make full use of every part of your laundry room – even the walls – with a slatwall system! This can be installed on any wall and offers extra storage without taking up any space. Perfect for keeping track of miscellaneous tools, items, and more.

Try a Fold-Out Ironing Board

A fold-out ironing board is a great addition to any laundry room. This ironing board can be built into your laundry room as part of an accompanying storage system or independently. It folds up and out of the way when not in use, and can easily be folded down when needed. Instead of a larder and unwieldy traditional ironing board, this laundry room insert is compact and convenient. 

Install Built-In Clothing Racks

Finding space to hang clothes in a small laundry room can be frustrating! Without adequate room, clothes can also take too long to dry. One simple solution is to install built-in clothing racks within your laundry room. These racks can be placed near the ceiling and mounted on walls or cabinets. They take up less space than a rolling clothing rack while also integrating seamlessly into the room.

Create a Small but Mighty Laundry Room with More Space Place!

Stop struggling with your space – contact More Space Place today! We can design an elegant storage system that meets all of your laundry room needs. Reach out today to schedule your free in-home consultation.

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decluttering space saving solutions sarasota floridaThe post-Spring clean is so satisfying. Everything in your home is neatly organized, your floors and surfaces are sparkling clean, and your home just looks beautiful. In a few months, however, the Spring clean glow is likely to have faded. Slowly, our home returns to chaos, cluttered drawers, and dusty corners.

At More Space Place, we’re here to help you find a custom organization system that works year-round. For every area of your home, we can help you find an organization system that makes every day look like a post-Spring clean.

Closet Organization

A poorly designed closet can make staying organized difficult. Every person has unique storage needs when it comes to hanging space, drawers, and accessory storage. At More Space Place, we’ll work with you to design a custom closet perfect for your lifestyle. Personalize your closet with adjustable drawers, plenty of shelf space, and versatile closet accessories. We have custom closet add-ons such as jewelry drawers, shoe racks, built-in laundry baskets, and more! 

Pantry Organization

An organized pantry is more than just a pleasing sight. It can also streamline meal prep and encourage healthy habits. As you’re organizing your pantry, take stock of your storage needs. Do spices often end up shoved behind boxes of cereal? Are you finding forgotten cans of beans and stale snacks? With a custom pantry, we help you eliminate food waste and keep your pantry organized. Pullout baskets ensure that nothing ends up lost in the back of your pantry. Spice racks will make meals easy, fun, and delicious. Snack bins, custom shelving, and more will help you create the perfect pantry.

Laundry Room Organization

Doing laundry can be frustrating as-is, let alone doing laundry without the right storage or counter space. Make things easier on yourself! We can install custom shelving in your laundry room that will provide ample storage and counter space. Built-in hanging racks will give you the perfect place to hang clean clothes or hang wet clothes to dry. Contact our team today and we’ll help you create a stress-free custom laundry room.

Storage Solutions by More Space Place Sarasota

At More Space Place, we customize storage solutions to fit your exact needs. Whether you need a new pantry system, more closet space, or just want to upgrade your home, we can build it for you. Contact More Space Place today for a free in-home design consultation!

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laundry room storageHave you ever felt frustrated by your laundry room? Lacking the right amount of storage and counter space can turn laundry into a frustrating and annoying chore. Make things easier on yourself with custom laundry storage solutions from the experts at More Space Place Sarasota. You live a unique lifestyle, and the best way to reflect that is with custom storage solutions that make your life simpler. Consider the laundry storage ideas we’ve compiled below!

Cabinets Above Your Washer and Dryer

Add both space and storage with cabinets installed above your washer and dryer. Leaving space between the bottom of the cabinets and the top of your washer and dryer will give you both counter space to fold clothes and storage space for clothes and supplies.

Cabinets With Built-In Space for Your Washer and Dryer

It’s incredibly frustrating to have your washer and dryer feel cluttered with ill-fitting cabinets and storage. Custom storage for your washer and dryer is a simple fix. Having a designated space where your washer and dryer live is the perfect way to give your laundry area a neat, clean feel. This also gives you a flat surface above your dryer to utilize.

Pull-Out Drawers for Laundry Baskets

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Keep dirty laundry neat and concealed until it’s time to load your washing machine. Use pull-out drawers with a customized amount of space for laundry baskets. You’ll feel less stressed and more organized when dirty clothes aren’t simply out in the open.

Built-In Drying Rack

A built-in rack to dry clothes on will simplify the routine of doing laundry as well as save space. A built-in drying rack can also double as a space to hang clean clothes.

Get Started Today

For all your closet needs, the experts at More Space Place Sarasota are here for you! Get in touch with our team today for a free in-home consultation. We’re always happy to help you create the perfect storage solution. Give us a call or find a location near you! We have three convenient showrooms in Sarasota, Bradenton, and Port Charlotte.