Keeping a bathroom clean is often difficult.
In fact, it’s not uncommon to have an apartment so clean that it sparkles but
with a bathroom that is off-limits until further notice. The reason is that
bathrooms come with lots of stuff. From hairdryers to toothpaste to exfoliators,
there’s just never enough elbow room for your elbow cream.
However, it doesn’t need to be like this. The
key to more space is maximizing storage. And there are plenty of ways to do
this with simple hacks.
Start with the following:
Make Use of Wall Space
One of the most aesthetic routes to amplifying
your storage is to get your walls in on the action. Wall storage can come in
the form of baskets, shelves, or hooks. It can also be more specific, like a hanging toothbrush holder.
The main advantage of wall storage, aside from
freeing up much-needed space, is the visibility it offers. You can easily see
your items, which means you never have to waste time looking for them.
Add Compartments to Drawers
Even if your drawers are organized when you move in,
it’s easy for them to turn into a hazmat situation. From the rush to get to the
office in the morning to the primping before a night on the town, it’s hard to make
sure lipsticks and brushes are carefully placed back where they belong. Adding compartments goes
a long way to keeping your drawers as tidy as possible.
Designate the compartments for certain items, such as
one for eyecare and one for moisturizers. This helps you find your toiletries
when you need them, making getting ready for work or play less
Take a Stand
Many people store toilet paper underneath the
sink. While this is practical, it takes up a lot of room because of its
bulkiness. A toilet paper stand, particularly a thin, vertical one, allows you to be TP-ready without sacrificing
prime bathroom real estate. Keep your stand in the corner near the toilet and
save the cabinet for something else.
Buy a Lazy Susan
A lazy Susan isn’t fairly named - these turntables are hardworking! Buying
one (or more, depending on space) to put underneath your bathroom cabinet places
everything front and center. With these rotating trays, you don’t need to worry
about where you store small bottles or tiny toiletries; a flip of the wrist and
everything’s in reach! One of the best ways to stay organized is to assure all
your items are accessible.
Sure, parting with that vitamin C serum that
expired years ago may indeed feel like such sweet sorrow, but chances are high
that you have something, or many things, in your bathroom you don’t really need
or use. Go through all your toiletries with a fine-toothed comb (you’ve got one
in there somewhere!) and toss anything that’s expired, old, or not used regularly.
It seems like a chore, but your bathroom will feel so much more spacious
The above tips are great ways to enhance
storage, get organized, and keep on top of your morning and nightly routines.
With a little innovation, your bathroom can stay tidy and you can stay timely.
Fox Ridge Apartments in Longmont, Colorado offers a quiet residential
location, mountain views, and modern amenities. We’re the perfect place to
store your things…and yourself. Contact us today to learn more.