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Increase your storage capacity with a fitted cabinet

We’ve all done it and we all look on the internet for ideas or something that will inspire our creative imagined furniture. Whatever the style, colour or design, one thing that we all forget is the potential of using empty areas to our advantage.

While standalone wardrobes or chests of drawers, as well as clothes dressers might be the most affordable option, they typically extend into rooms, and rarely are they flush with the walls and may occupy precious floor space which could be utilized to maximize storage space.

Below are several examples on how storage units can maximize the space available for dead items which will allow you to keep an organized, tidy and practical home.

Loft Conversion Units & Angled Ceiling Storage

One of the best methods to maximize storage space is by using the lower sloping ceilings as well as coves for built-in drawers, cabinets, and built-in shelving.

In this case, we created and built custom drawers that grow in depth when space permits, not just making the most of the space available but also completely altering the overall look and feeling of the space. This results in a stunning and clean space with no empty space, and extremely useful storage units.

In the picture below, you can see how the entirety of the space is maximized to give a tidy and uncluttered appearance, but it is also an extremely stylish and unnoticeable storage space. The most often overlooked in homes are those smaller spaces to the stairs down below.

This is an installation of an entire length sliding shoe rack that is perfect for all the boots and wellies that you wish to keep away from view. The drawers that are fitted and cabinets were created using a push-to-open mechanism, giving them that contemporary look that our customer desired.

Storage Around Doors, Windows & Appliances

When you are designing your dream home the most often neglected aspect is the possibility of putting storage units in the vicinity of windows, doors and appliances. The space around these fixtures is usually a challenge and difficult to envision an ideal solution. However, the process of creating customized fitted cabinets lets us make units that fit with any room.

The wall is a fitted wardrobe made of shakers which we designed around the front door of an ensuite bathroom. We made use of the entire ceiling-to-floor space by the addition of sections with different dimensions and heights, and a shelves along with hanging space and drawers. The customized unit is positioned in a straight line to the wall, which means that it does not impede the floor space.

Shelving Units that are Located Between Walls

This isn’t a rare situation, many of us have partition walls between rooms, but not realize the possibilities of having fitted storage that is available. This is a fantastic illustration of how to make the most of space by using walls to create an entirely custom-designed shelving unit that can maximize storage space. In this case, we created and constructed shelves to create a partition wall between a staircase and an exterior wall.

Final thoughts

There are many areas that are often ignored and not considered when creating custom built units. If you’re searching your home searching for those little nooks and crevices you should contact us so that we can help you with the variety of storage options you have.