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Explore inspiring storage & organization ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.

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Best Ottoman Storage of 2021

Ottomans give you additional storage in your living room while also providing you with a comfortable place to rest your legs and feet. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best ottoman storage options on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various furniture stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

Creative Spice Rack Ideas

Got an impressive collection of spices? Show them off with an equally impressive spice rack.

Before and After: Mudroom Chaos Controlled

A high-energy family creates an orderly flight path for kids, dogs, and friends who come and go via the back door. Here's a look at the "Before" photo

Closet Organization Guide

Neat and tidy shelves, bins, and boxes all in a row…If only every wardrobe were so orderly and calm. They can be! Read on for pro tips to help you carve out closet storage that tames the chaos


Future House | Home Organization App

Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey demonstrates a home organization app that stores appliance and device information

Creative Home Gym Storage for Small Spaces

Maximize the space in your home with these unique ways to hide or disguise your workout equipment.

Add Wine Storage Under the Stairs

Use dead space under a stair case to keep wine at the ready

The 5 Best Moving Blankets (2021)

Moving blankets consist of thick material that helps protect large items during moves. In this review, the This Old House Reviews team researched the five best moving blankets on the market to help you select one that’s right for your next move. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores and online retailers like Amazon.

35 Stylish Ideas for Mudrooms and Drop Zones

From bare-bones to built-out, see our mudroom storage ideas for creating a stylish spot for coats, shoes, bags—and more—right where you need it most

5 Simple Basement Storage Ideas

Whether using basement storage shelves or making use of dead space under the stairs, cleaning up clutter to stay organized is paramount to both your comfort and sanity. And with these unfinished basement storage ideas, you can make use of every bit of leftover space to further streamline your home—and your life.

12 Smart Holiday Decoration Storage Tips

Handy products and some pro organization tips to help pack your Christmas decorations.


How to Build a Custom Built-In Using Stock Shelving

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva transforms stock shelving into a custom built-in

A Guide to Garage Organization, Storage, and Cleaning

Here are 14 garage organization ideas and tips to help start cleaning up and maximizing your garage space.

37 Ways to Add Extra Storage to Every Room

Want to know how to create more storage space in your home? Here are 37 clever ways to declutter rooms and stash your stuff.

Smart Storage Ideas to Improve Organization

Improve organization throughout the house with solutions that maximize safety, security, accessibility, and economy.

Smart Closet Design Ideas and Tips

We share tips on how to design a closet or improve your existing closet layout to create more storage space.

Find Stored Items Easily with the Duck Pack & Track App

An app that makes it easier to know what’s in those storage containers

An Organized Mudroom Is the Best Home Upgrade for Back-to-School Season

Create a well-planned drop spot to reduce clutter in living spaces

Office Makeover for $619

An unused bedroom becomes a stylish, storage-packed work zone with a DIY desk and custom-built shelving

Coat Trees

This old-school furniture piece easily contains entryway chaos and keeps frequently used outerwear within arm's reach

Walk-ins Welcome for His-and-Hers Closets

Flat-pack shelving and storage pieces fast-track the DIY design-build of a couple's closets

Build a Storage Shelf for an Over-the-Door Display

A clever solution inspired by Colonial-era homes

7 Storage Solutions for the Mudroom-less

Easy add-ons for those without this catchall room

9 Smart Mudroom Ideas

Simple mudroom designs for the whole family to store—and easily reach—outerwear essentials.

10 Ways to Live Large with Limited Space

Try these tricks for putting every square foot of a house to good use

12 Genius Items for an Organized Pantry

Get a closer look at dry goods with these attractive storage products

7 Sneaky Storage Hacks

Slacking on spring cleaning? These hidden storage tricks will be your spacious saviors

5 Ways to Hide Kitchen Clutter

Streamline your cook space with these product finds

8 Tiny Houses that Have More Storage Than Your House

Tight-on-space dwellings that offer smart storage ideas for any home

7 Smart Bookcase Updates for Fresh Shelves

Give your personal library a new, impressive look without buying a single new tome

Life-Changing Tips for a More Organized Home

Learn the house organization ideas experts use to keep their homes in order

Use Wine Crates for Wall Storage

Turn wine shop freebies into rustic storage cubbies

Standout, Space-Saving Storage Ideas From Readers

TOH readers found creative ways to make the best of every corner