10 Storage Mistakes You May Be Making

Overstuffing Shelves

Cramming too much into shelves and drawers not only makes it hard to find what you need but can also lead to damage of the items stored.

Ignoring Vertical Space

Failing to utilize vertical space with shelving or hooks can result in a cluttered and disorganized area.

Not Labeling Boxes and Bin

Without labels, it's easy to forget what's stored where, leading to time wasted in searching for items.

Storing Items in Damp

This can cause mold, mildew, or damage to sensitive items like electronics or clothing.

Not Regularly Decluttering

Holding onto items you no longer need or use can quickly lead to clutter and disorganization.

Inconsistent Storage Containers

A mix of different boxes and bins can lead to inefficient use of space and a disorganized look.

Storing Heavy Items High Up

This can be a safety hazard and make it difficult to access these items when needed.

Regular Maintenance

Regularly checking and tidying your storage spaces can prevent issues from developing.

Rotate Food Items

In kitchen storage, failing to rotate items can lead to expired or stale food being kept.

Fragile Items

Not wrapping or cushioning fragile items can lead to breakage during storage.

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