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How To Maximize Apartment Space In Indianapolis

August 19, 2020

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Whether you have a one-bedroom, a two-bedroom, or a penthouse, you will probably find yourself needing more room in your apartment. Luckily, maximizing apartment space in Indianapolis is simpler than it first appears. From removing unused items to installing new storage, here are some simple yet practical ways to make your place much more open and airy. 

Maximize Apartment Space in Indianapolis With A Easy Declutter

Model Living Room in Indianapolis apartments.

It’s amazing how much stuff we accumulate that goes with us throughout our lives. Kitchen tools, unused clothing, dated furniture -- the list never ends. By combing through these things, you can easily eliminate the extra stuff that you no longer need or benefit from.

Go ahead and start with the outdated stuff hiding in the back of the cabinets accumulating dust -- like that deviled egg tray you got at a flea market. If you don’t remember why you have something, take it to a charity. You’ll be amazed at how clutter-free your cupboards and closets become! And don’t forget to evaluate your seating as well. Think about downsizing from a large sectional to a quaint loveseat and coffee table to better furnish your Indianapolis apartment. 

Identify Ways To Establish Secret Storage Spaces

Open Kitchen with Storage in Indianapolis.

Living in an apartment means you have to work in the existing floor plan. Luckily, that doesn’t mean you can’t look at it in a different and creative ways. By thinking vertically, adding storage within furniture, and getting resourceful with your shelving options, you can locate space almost anywhere.

Start this creative thinking in the kitchen. Put spice shelves on the inside of or underneath the pantry to free up some counter space. Magnetic knife racks take cutlery off the counter or clean up a drawer. Or purchase a colorful tea kettle or dutch oven that acts like an art piece on the stove as opposed to taking up cupboard storage.

Then try finding some furniture that can double as a storage solution. How about a secret storage ottoman to hide board games or seating with space under it for blankets and decorative pillows? Drawers or containers under the bed can hold off-season clothes. And don’t forget that stashing rarely used items in your detached garage can help maximize some apartment space in Indianapolis.

The Power Of Illusion Can Help You Fit Comfortably In The Space You Have

Living room with open space.

Simply because you have a compact floor plan does not mean your apartment living space has to feel small.

Brighten up your living space with natural lighting by adding some sheer curtains. The elimination of bulky curtains or blinds will let in more light to come in the space and give your apartment room to breathe. Or, illuminate the room with light and add some modern fixtures that eliminate drab, claustrophobic areas.

Not wanting to put up new curtains? Create the illusion of extra light by installing mirrors in your apartment. Mirrors used throughout your apartment can immediately make any room look larger. 

Additional Ways To Maximize Apartment Space In Indianapolis

Laundry room with storage space in Indianapolis.

All in all, the way to maximize your new, small apartment space is getting creative and having a ball with it. Here are just some quick ways that can open up your rooms.

  • Hang your flat screen on your wall and build floating shelves for your electronic devices.

  • Reduce the clutter in a closet from a large vacuum with a much smaller, more efficient robot vacuum.

  • Build a closet organizer so that every thing has its own space.

  • Add vertical storage units and wall organizers to help provide you more floor space.

Ready To Start Looking For Your Ideal Apartment Space?

If you need an apartment in Indianapolis, your first stop should be The Edge. We have spacious floorplans, friendly staff, and exceptional amenities. Go ahead and call 463-345-4399 or click the “schedule a tour button” to find your new apartment.