3 Ways to Maximize Space in A Tiny Apartment

Aaron Bros. Moving System Inc.

News

3 Ways to Maximize Space in A Tiny Apartment

Published by Webmaster

Tiny Apartment, Huge Potential

So many of us at one point or another have lived in cramped city apartments or homes. Chicago is full of them—from tiny studios to constricted two-bedrooms—you can move in feeling a little claustrophobic. Maybe you’ve got a bit more than you imagined and are having trouble fitting it all in your apartment, or maybe you’re having trouble finding the best way to utilize the space. These 3 easy tips will help you make your space feel bigger and hopefully make you feel better about your little living arrangements.

Versatile Furniture

There is a whole marketplace out there that is meant to solve the very problem of small living spaces. Versatile furniture can be a great solution to maximizing your space. Murphy beds, folding chairs, and collapsible or nesting tables are all great options for this. Use furniture that doubles as storage, like ottomans and day beds. Check out this great site for space-saving furniture options: http://resourcefurniture.com/

Use Vertical Space

Your tiny apartment may not have a ton of square footage—but cubic footage is another ballgame. Remember how much vertical space there is to take advantage of in an apartment! Utilize tall book cases, the space high up in cabinets and even above cabinets, and remember to stack, stack, stack! There are a few really creative ways to take advantage of vertical space and you can read about some of them here: http://www.refinedroomsllc.com/go-vertical/

Color & Décor

Light, soft colors generally open up a space, whereas dark colors generally make spaces seem smaller than they are. Using stark contrast can help create focal points in your home that can also make a space feel larger. Don’t be afraid to utilize decorations to maximize your space. Hanging things higher up on the wall, using long ceiling-to-floor curtains, and a lot of mirrors can dramatically change the perception of a space’s size. For tips and tricks on how exactly to utilize your decorations and color scheme to maximize your space, visit http://www.today.com/home/live-small-space-5-design-tricks-can-make-any-tiny-t102086

Of course, one of the most obvious ways to make your home feel bigger is to simply have less in it. Decluttering your space will give you room to breathe. This process is made easier by storage units and they can come a lot cheaper than you might think. To see storage space quotes from Aaron Bros, click here!

Back to News

Recent Posts

General

Packing Fragile Items For Moving In 9 Steps

With Memorial Day behind us now, we’ve officially entered the busiest time of year for moving around Chicago, Illinois. In addition to figuring out what items will be coming to your new apartment, condo, or home, you will also need to learn how to carefully pack and transport the most fragile pieces from your current space. As Chicago’s experts in moving, Aaron Bros has created a short guide to help you carefully pack away the most fragile and expensive items...

Read More
Moving Tips & Tricks

How To Pack Up A Kitchen For Moving

Anyone who has ever moved to a new home can tell you that packing up your kitchen is the most time consuming, and most difficult, room in your entire house. There are so many different items in your kitchen - from heavy pots and pans to delicate glassware, the assortment of tiny spice jars to a pantry full of food - it’s easy to see how it can feel overwhelming. Luckily, with a bit of planning, you can have your...

Read More
Residential Moving News

Got An Old Moving Box? Halloween Costumes Ideas For All

Halloween is a great time to let your creativity shine with a homemade costume. While it’s easy to spend a good chunk of your paycheck on a premade costume, it’s a lot more cost-effective to create something amazing with items you already have on hand. Aaron Bros. might be known for being one of the Chicago area’s most reliable, professional moving company, but our experts also love to be creative. We’ve gathered some great cardboard box Halloween costume ideas that...

Read More