Ten ideas how to make the most of the space under the stairs

Posted on: 05 April/  Posted by: Alice PearlNo comments.

 

Under stairs storage solutions

Under stairs storage solutions

Anyone who has any indoor stairs knows how big challenge it can be to fit it into the interior, from what is the best way to use it to how to take a minimum of space in the apartment. And if you are interested in how to make stairs a useful, practical and functional part of the living space, here are some ideas.

1. Store your books under stairs

Do you like to read and you are a passionate lover of books, but there is always a question: where to put all those books? Create a wall of thin wooden plates, and they fill in all the blank space under the stairs – your new home library is ready.

Staircase with book shelves

Staircase with book shelves

2. Sliding shelves and drawers on castors

Under the stairs, you can put sliding shelves and drawers on castors, and in that way make a small storage room for dishes, silverware, China, dining services, or if you add boxes, you can put away bed sheets, seasonal clothes or some things that are not in everyday use.

Dishes under stairs

Dishes under stairs

3. Cabinet under stairs

If the space under the stairs includes a greater height and width, you can safely install cabinet. If space is a little smaller, then use it as a cabinet for shoes. In any case, the ladies will be delighted, because they will have more room for your shoes and clothes.

Shoe cabinet under stairs

Shoe cabinet under stairs

4. Space for pets

From the empty space under the stairs that you did not know how to make the most of, you can make a comfortable place for your beloved pet. Make him a box inside your home, allowing him to have an “empire” to himself, and you will be even more grateful and more attached.

Space for pets under stairs

Space for pets under stairs

5. Bathroom under stairs

If you live in an apartment with more people, with every day you realize that you are one bathroom short. Even that is workable! Rearrange the space under the stairs in the mini bathroom or toilet, and all family members make it easy for the morning getting ready for work, school or college.

Bathroom under stairs

Bathroom under stairs

6. Place to learn in peace for all the family

The space under the stairs can be perfectly used if you conduct the light, insert a desk and chair, some shelves and a computer. This will give you an ideal working place for yourself or the perfect place to learn in peace for all the family, especially the little ones.

Office under stairs

Office under stairs

Place for kids under stair

Place for kids under stair

7.  Outdoor activities stored under stairs

You are a supporter of healthy living and outdoor activities, but you live in the city, then you must know how much space in the apartment is occupied by bike, especially if there are more family members. The space under the stairs can be used for storing, and yet it can be very interesting and effective detail in the interior.

Bike storage staircase

Bike storage staircase

8. Lots of places for storage, everything is accessible

For our definition of a good use of space, this is the best solution to use the space under the stairs. Lots of places for storage, everything is accessible, you can create content organization according to your wishes and needs.

Shoe storage

Shoe storage

9. Dream wine cellar

Whether you have a lot of space or very little, to some it is simply insane to use the entire room for the storage of wine. Therefore, under proper conditions and little creative ideas, this often untouched corner can become your dream wine cellar. Whether you choose only open wooden shelves, a refrigeration display case or closet with glass fronts, this will positively contribute to the complete look of your home.

Wine storage under stairs

Wine storage under stairs

10. Shelves on the stairs

When you fulfill space under stairs, let your creativity go above. If your stairs are wide enough, use that space to insert a narrow shelf and attach it to the wall. That is the best way for maximum use of space around the stairs.

Shoe storage on stairs

Shoe storage on stairs

Whether you have a small apartment or a large house, we are sure that you want to make the most of the space you have. So, just select some of our ideas, customize them to your needs, and enjoy the unexpected and the new functionality of the space under your stairs.

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