Is your life a mess? Do you have papers, clothes, books, CDs and other items strewn around the house? Do you wish you could get cleaned up — and stay that way? What you may need are a few good shelving units to stash all your stuff.
For many years now, libraries and museums have well understood the value of proper storage. Libraries make use of movable storage units to maximize their available space — but you can move library movable shelving units into your home, if you have the space (and the bank account) for them. Many homeowners use them for storing important family heirlooms and other valuables.
You can use shelves to get organized on the job as well. You can purchase shelving for your pickup truck or minivan — van bins shelving is available for storage of your tools, parts, materials and other supplies — this is an essential for tradesmen such as carpenters, plumbers, electricians etc.
While I’m thinking about life outside of the home, don’t let me forget to mention school locker shelving. Who needs to be more organized than your average teenager? Nearly every school-aged kid I know could greatly benefit from school locker shelving, as it will give them a place to put their books, school supplies, personal grooming items and clothes — it sure beats just throwing everything in a pile!
Not all shelving is designed to be functional. Many people will put decorative wall shelving up in their homes simply to create a certain “atmosphere”, rather than for storage. Decorative wall shelving units are a great way to spruce up a “blah” wall.
While most people need additional shelving in their homes or apartments, not everyone is handy making their own from scratch. For this reason you can purchase home shelving systems, that assemble quite easily, and contain all the necessary hardware. You can mix and match most home shelving systems to come up with a custom-designed look that will really impress any visitor to your home.
One of the innovative shelving manufacturers of our day is Shelving by Design. Shelving by Design units are made in a variety of sizes to accommodate anyone’s need, and are made from very durable materials that are easily assembled. Most do it yourself centers and building supply outlets carry them.
One of the growing trends in the US today is the development of the home office. Home office shelving units which are very durable, yet very inexpensive, and are available from a number of different manufacturers. With a few good-quality home office shelving units in place, you will have ample storage for your computer equipment, books and files.
Finally, let’s not forget the humble closet. Did you know that you can purchase wire closet shelving units to help organize and add storage space to any closet in your house? Wire closet shelving has the advantage of being very strong, yet also very light weight. By the way, if your current hallway closets are “maxed out” and you just can’t stuff anymore into them, a wire closet shelving unit makes much more efficient use of your existing space — install one, and you’ll be surprised at just how much more you will be able to keep in your closet.
Well, we’ve just begun to scratch the surface in shelving options — I hope this brief article has given you some ideas of just how shelving can get you organized, so that you can get on with what’s really important –living your life.