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How To Maximize Apartment Living In Bloomington

It doesn't matter if you have a one-bedroom, a two-bedroom, or a penthouse, you can easily find yourself looking for more room in your apartment. The good news is maximizing apartment space in Bloomington is easier than you think. From decluttering to putting in new storage, here are some quick yet practical ways to make your living space much more open and airy. 

Maximize Apartment Space in Bloomington With A Simple Declutter

Model Living Room in Bloomington apartments.

It’s amazing how much junk we collect that travels with us every time we move. Kitchen supplies, outgrown clothing, broken down furniture -- the list goes on and on. By combing through these items, you can easily get rid of those items that you no longer can fit or benefit from.

Start with the items tucked away in the back of the pantry gathering dust -- like that deviled egg dish you got at a flea market. If you don’t remember why you have that thing, give it to a charity. You’ll be shocked at how clutter-free your cabinets and closets become! And don’t forget to evaluate your furnishings as well. Maybe consider downsizing from a bulky sectional to a smaller loveseat and coffee table to better fit your Bloomington apartment.

Identify Ways To Create Hideaway Storage Spaces

Open Kitchen with Storage in Bloomington.

Living comfortably in an apartment means you have to work in the existing floor plan. Fortunately, that doesn’t say you can’t look at it in a fresh and creative ways. By thinking vertically, implementing storage inside of furniture, and getting creative with your shelving options, you can make storage almost anywhere.

Kick off this new thinking in the kitchen. Install spice racks on the inside of or below the cupboards to tidy up your counter space. Magnetic knife strips take cutlery off the counter or clean up a drawer. Or invest in a brightly-colored tea kettle or dutch oven that looks like an art piece on the stove as opposed to taking up cupboard storage.

Then try finding some furnishings that can operate as a storage solution. How about a secret storage ottoman to tuck away board games or a couch with storage underneath for blankets and decorative pillows? Drawers or tubs under the bed can store off-season clothes. And don’t forget that storing rarely used things in the apartment’s detached garage can also maximize some apartment space in Bloomington.

The Power Of Illusion Makes You Fit Comfortably In The Space You Have

Living room with open space.

Just because you have a compact floor plan should not mean your apartment living area has to feel small.

Lighten up your living space with natural lighting by putting up some translucent curtains. The removal of heavy curtains or blinds will allow for more light to come in the space and allow your living areas room to breathe. Or, decorate with light and add some cute fixtures that remove dark, claustrophobic areas.

Not interested in new curtains? Generate the illusion of extra light by putting mirrors in your space. Mirrors used throughout your home can instantly make any room feel larger.

Some More Ways To Maximize Apartment Space In Bloomington

Laundry room with storage space in Bloomington.

All in all, the way to maximize your new, small apartment space is getting innovative and having a good time with it. Here are just some easy steps that can enhance your rooms.

  • Hang your TV on the wall and make floating shelves for your electronics.

  • Reclaim a closet from a bulky vacuum with a less smaller, more efficient robot vacuum.

  • Design a closet organizer so that every article has its own place.

  • Add vertical storage pieces and wall organizers to help give you more floor space.

Ready To Get Your Perfect Apartment Space?

Should you need an apartment in Bloomington, your first choice should be City Flats at Renwick. We have roomy floorplans, courteous staff, and first-rate amenities. Just call 812-578-7432 or click the “schedule a tour button” to see your new home.

City Flats at Renwick
2652 East Cathcart St. , Ste. 100
BloomingtonIndiana 47401
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