Cleverly hidden storage solutions

Sometimes cleaning out your closet, organizing your bookcase or getting a pan rack isn’t enough — you’re still out of space! Storage space is a constant issue in smaller homes or apartments, and we’ve had enough. It’s time to call in the reinforcements: cleverly hidden storage solutions. Keep reading for 4 hidden storage ideas that will inspire you to build similar spaces.

Hidden stair drawers

Putting a few hidden drawers in the bottom of your staircase is seriously brilliant. Consider building slide out drawers on the bottom steps, and you won’t have to tolerate the mess of shoes that usually sit there! It’s also a great idea for homeowners that lack any sort of closet space.

Sliding pantry shelves

The kitchen pantry can be a terrifying sight when it becomes overrun with food. Consider kitchen cabinets that have “roll-out,” or sliding shelves for easy organization. Take it a step further, and label the shelves. For example, designate a sliding shelf for just snacks so that grabbing a quick bite doesn’t involve an entire kitchen cleanup. Your storage solution stays a secret since the labeled shelves are behind closed cabinet doors.

Secret space for pet food

We treat our pets like people, and they definitely need their own eating area. A hideaway pet dish holder makes up for a considerable lack of storage space for pet food, water dishes, bowls, etc. Create your secret space with custom cabinetry that is built to fit a corner of your laundry room or mudroom for ultimate concealment.  



Drawers underneath a banquette bench

With the popularity of banquette benches in sitting areas and dining room tables, this space is an easy storage solution. Store toys, linens, pillows, or even seasonal decor with banquette bench pull-out drawers or built-ins. This is a concept you can incorporate around the home as well: store books in your reading nook or keep crafts inside the playroom’s banquette bench.

Award-winning Open Door Building Solutions in Bucks County, PA, offers a wide array of high quality, affordable cabinetry along with unrivaled personalized design services. We understand that you lead increasingly busy lives, and with that in mind, we will bring you samples, designs & organizational ideas until you are completely thrilled with the outcome.  We offer stock, semi-custom and fully-custom cabinetry from top vendors such as Echelon, Fabuwood, Haas, Canyon Creek and Elmwood Fine Custom Cabinetry, Grothouse wood & metal gilded countertops, the innovative Galley workstation, everything you need for cabinetry organization and hardware choices. Whether it’s new construction, or renovation and remodeling, you’ll find our commitment to your satisfaction is among the highest in our industry. Call or e-mail us today.