You don’t need to break the bank to make your home more efficient. Here are a few tips and tricks that you may want to implement in your home – or maybe they are just the “aha” that sparks another idea to just make life easier! Enjoy.
#1 Placing electrical outlets in drawers helps to remove clutter from counter tops.
#2 Adding a half (or less) table to your bathroom creates a little extra space plus gives an illusion of even more space than you actually have.
#3 Contribute to your community by building a library for your neighbors.
#4 In the mood for a shower? Try installing heat sensitive tiles.
#5 Make those face drawer spaces work for rather than just “sitting pretty.”
#6 Fake drawers are also an excellent place to store electrical outlets.
#7 Add a lighted shelf for added storage – it also opens up the space, making it feel larger.
#8 Collapsible drying racks save loads of space.
#9 Dutch doors allow supervision and keep the rooms feeling more open.
#10 Sun tunnels add a ton of natural light – these are great!
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#11 Toilet seats where everyone has their own tab.
#12 Little doors in the right places can save a ton on hauling groceries and otherwise regularly loaded items to/from the house and garage. (You gotta love the deadbolt on this one!)
#13 Stainless steel contact paper make your appliances appear more expensive.
#14 Minor décor adds here and there can make a world of difference in the appearance of your home.
#15 Recessed outlets enable your furniture to fit flush against the wall.
#16 Installing electrical outlets under your cabinets make for a clean backsplash.
#17 Why settle for 1 shower head when you can have 11?
#18 Slide-out drawers do wonders for kitchen cabinetry.
#19 Another use for small doors in the right places – your kids will LOVE them!
#20 Rather than bunk beds, consider murphy beds – you’ll save a ton of space. Also, cleaning up the room will be necessary each day before bed! How about that?
#21 Adding shallow cabinets in small spaces can be perfect for additional storage.
#22 Give your house number a font makeover.
#23 Prevent guests from getting lost in the closet by clearly labeling the bathroom.
#24 A simple window seat on the landing area of a staircase adds a lot!
#25 One’s porch can never be too fancy – consider adding a chandelier.
#26 Easily hide the everyday appliances behind sliding doors.
#27 Kitchen drawers can easily be converted to cutting boards you can hide away.
#28 Use a reinforced slide-away step in your bathroom rather than a step stool.
#29 Stools on hinges save a ton of floor space as well as wear/tear on the flooring.
#30 Utilize space between studs using drawers.
#31 Mirrored tiles make small rooms feel oh so much bigger!
#32 Simple outdoor showers are perfect for beach homes or those with lots of fun stuff to do outside.
#33 Adding a doggie bath to a mud room is never a bad idea!
#34 Redeem counter space by turning it into storage!