Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

Megan Foukes

 · Oct 25, 2022

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Finding enough space to store all your stuff can be tough in a tiny apartment. Sometimes it feels like our belongings are secretly spawning in the night, hell-bent on not only making our apartment look cluttered, but also ensuring that it’s nearly impossible to find anything quickly. Luckily, there are some ways to get back […]

Studio living requires creative, space-saving strategies to effectively store all your belongings. Most studios can’t afford the room to house bulky, long furniture pieces, so instead select tall, narrow vertical storage solutions to squeeze into tight spaces and stack everything from pantry items to dishes to clothing and books. Look for flexible, slender individual pieces […]

Staff Writer

 · Jan 13, 2010

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So, you found that perfect apartment and now you have to make it your own. One of the simplest ways to personalize a space is by decorating the walls. There are many inexpensive materials available for decorating walls. Most of the time, newly rented apartments come with freshly painted walls. If that is not the case for you, then […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 21, 2009

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Small spaces can often times be difficult to decorate if you don’t have small apartment furniture in mind. Too much furniture can make a small space seem overcrowded. Choose furniture that fits proportionately into your space, and utilize your floor space as well as your wall space. Bigger is Not Better When you start furniture shopping, […]

Emily Gojko

 · Jul 22, 2009

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Living in a small space or studio apartment can sometimes make storage an big issue, but it doesn’t have to be. Storage shelving for small spaces is easier to find than you may think, and there are many options available that will put your storage issues to rest. Hanging Shelves Hanging shelves are a great […]

Emily Gojko

 · Jul 19, 2009

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Undertaking a long-distance move can be a real hassle–especially if your move-out and move-in dates don’t coincide. Movers can find themselves in between apartment leases anywhere from few days to a few months for a variety of reasons. Some are unable to find an apartment in a new city before their old lease ends. Others leave a gap in between rentals to travel. Still others find themselves stuck between an old lease that ends on the first of the month and a new one that begins on the fifteenth. Renters faced with any of these situations need to figure out what to what to do with their stuff in the meantime.

Oh My Apartment

 · Feb 4, 2008

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On a tight budget in a tiny apartment? Here are our top ten space-saving ideas that will cost you $50 or less — perfect for those of you who are trying to save money and space at the same time. All prices on the items below were under $50 as of the post date.

aptsherpa

 · May 28, 2007

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City apartments are notorious for their small kitchens, non-existent counter space and barely adequate cabinetry. Are your cabinets and counters overflowing with dishes, appliances and boxes of food that won’t seem to fit anywhere? The kitchen is where many people spend the bulk of their at-home time. If your kitchen feels crowded, messy or like an overall disaster, it can make you feel like you’ve outgrown your apartment. Before you start looking at apartment listings, you may be able to find new space in the kitchen you already have.

aptsherpa

 · Apr 9, 2007

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One of the challenges of living in a small apartment is finding enough space to store all of your things. If moving to a bigger place or renting a storage space aren’t options, you’ll have to find existing space in the apartment you have now. Here are some hidden storage spaces you may not have considered:

aptsherpa

 · Feb 12, 2007

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Every apartment has walls in abundance—sometimes more wall space than floor space, it might seem. Learn how to take advantage of these vast expanses and use them for storage. You can even mount large items on your wall if you’re up for it!

aptsherpa

 · Oct 23, 2006

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