Gone are the days when new 5 room HDB flats come in jumbo sizes of over 120 sqm and 1,500 sqft in size for a 3 bedroom private condominium.
The Good News?
The size of an apartment doesn’t dictate how efficient an apartment is; it is how the apartment is designed and organised that makes a place clutter free and comfortable to live in. As a matter of fact, I have witnessed how many efficiently designed tiny abodes pulled double or triple duty since they have more storage than poorly designed homes which are double their size!
The secret to is to identify the filler; look out for empty or void spaces available around the apartment; be it the gaps between the walls or above the doors, beneath the floor boards or the space underneath the stairs and so on.
Hence in this post, let me share with you the fantastic and unconventional ways to make the most out of your home. With these great storage ideas, I am sure you can safely keep clutter out of sight and yet stay organized! Check these out to get some inspiration on how to maximise your space and eliminate the clutter!
A kitchen is usually used for cooking or preparation of food but it recent years, it may also be used for dining, entertaining and even for laundry. Western influenced kitchen is usually open concept, partly due to the method of food preparation – bake and stew as apposed to stir fry with wok.
A laundry room is usually equipped with an automatic washing machine, clothes dryer and sometimes a laundry tub for hand-washing delicate articles and an ironing board. Do you know that most United Kingdom apartments do not have laundry rooms and thus, the washing machine and dryer are usually located in the kitchen.