Although today’s manufactured home is spacious and can be built in large square footage just as a traditional home, they aren’t always known for their ample storage space. As an owner or prospective owner of a manufactured home, you may wonder about some creative storage options that will allow you to keep what you love while enjoying less clutter in your spaces.
How to Maximize Your Manufactured Home’s Storage
1. Kick Kitchen Clutter to the Curb.
If there is one room in the home that never seems to have enough storage space, it’s the kitchen. We accumulate dishes, cookware, drinkware, and silverware, to name just a few. Here are a few ways to make the most of your manufactured home’s kitchen space.
- Slide-out storage containers are the perfect size for small jars of spices or other cooking necessities.
- Wire shelf cabinet organizers can use the unwanted space in your cabinets by creating a second shelf for you to use.
- Cookware lid organizers let you efficiently store your pots and pans lids while also taking up as little space as possible.
- Stacking canned good organizers are a great way to keep your soups and vegetables in order while also being stored effectively.
2. Use Hidden Storage.
Storage that can be kept out of sight helps de-clutter your manufactured home even more. One idea is to use under-the-bed totes to store items you may need to use infrequently. If your bed is too low to the floor to slide storage containers underneath, you can use risers to add the necessary height.
3. Don’t Forget Your Bathroom Storage.
Bathrooms are another place where efficient storage is essential, especially if you have one that multiple people share. Some options for storage in this room include over-the-toilet shelving or cabinets, wall hooks, and towel racks, to name just a few options.
4. Maximize Your Closet Spaces.
Most closets come with a shelf and a hanging bar that provides nowhere near the amount of storage the average person needs, especially with the different temperatures we have to dress for here in Florida! Use a closet organizer to keep your clothing, shoes, and accessories stored in an efficient but visually appealing way.
5. Consider Adding Hooks.
Hooks are another unique way to make the most of the storage space in your manufactured home. You can add S-shaped hooks under a shelf or attach them to the wall in any room of your home to store items off the floor.
6. Store Items Outside.
If you can’t get enough storage space inside of your manufactured home, look to the outside. If you own your property and depending on any neighborhood restrictions, you may be able to add an outdoor storage shed such as a pre-built metal or Rubbermaid-type building. This type of storage is cheaper and more convenient than paying for self-storage somewhere else.
Similarly, if your manufactured home has skirting around the bottom, you can store items such as yard tools or decorations beneath your house out of sight. Just be sure to use airtight and waterproof containers, so your property doesn’t become damaged by the elements.
Prestige Is Your Ultimate Manufactured Home Resource
At Prestige Home Centers, not only do we offer high-quality manufactured homes to fit your family’s unique needs, but we also are available to answer any questions you may have about manufactured homeownership, including regarding storage. Contact us today to set up an appointment or tour one of our manufactured home model centers.