Over Bed Storage – Good or Bad

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    Over Bed Storage - Good or Bad

    If you’re not using the space above your bed, then you’re missing out on a lot of potential for storage space. Though beds take up a lot of room in the bedroom, you don’t have to surrender all that space to the bed alone. Overbed Storage units are a very popular way to provide masses of extra storage space in the bedroom.

    When you think there is nowhere extra to put away clothes, bedding or perhaps kids toys, just consider the space above the head of your bed. You may add a beautiful over bed unit that will store so much more than you ever believed possible. Finding a place to put everything in the bedroom is not easy, especially if your closet space is limited.

    Look for every inch of available space and think creatively about how to use it. Look under the bed, over the door, on the walls, on the floor — wherever you can find a bit of open space.

    However while building on these storage solutions you might take a look at some of the below mentioned considerations-

    1. Overbed Storage can be immensely useful in cases where you have shortage of space. If you have high ceilings in your bedroom but not a lot of space, remember that you can always build up. Rather than installing multiple shelves, you can build your own shelving units and build them as high as you would like. However be careful with the design else they may make the room look much cluttered.

    2. These give you an easy place to put all of your belongings that you don’t use throughout the year. However do consider proper measurements so that you can build in storages that can fit in the exact dimensions of your room. You may choose folding door wardrobes and novel systems for ease of access.

    3. Sometimestall, narrow cupboards on either side of the bed can help hold hanging clothes, while a cabinet above the headboard is the perfect spot for stashing books or off-season accessories. For safety, be sure that anything you hang over your bed is extremely secure.

    4. The added benefit of overbed wardrobes is that they pull together the look of a whole bedroom wall into a cohesive whole. Always look for quality over and above everything else. They come in a variety of options like that of solid oak, ash, pine or engineered wood. The most important consideration while making such storage options is that of safety. Be very sure of the fittings as any misjudged move can prove to be fatal.

    A bedroom should be a haven from life’s chaos, a place to relax and unwind. They also provide a nice, built-in look. Keeping the color palette simple ensures that your small bedroom will remain restful and calming. Whether or not to choose overbed storage is completely your individual choice. All storage options have their set of pros and cons. Hence look through your room and evaluate your needs before zeroing on one.

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