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October 10, 2022

Basement Storage Ideas

Do you need basement storage ideas to organize your cluttered space? South End Self-Storage in Charlotte, NC provides a variety of solutions to make more space in your home. Whether you’re working with a finished or unfinished basement, we can help clean out all of that clutter to maximize your space. Check out our storage tips and keep our safe and affordable self storage facility in mind for additional space!

Moisture-Proof Storage Solutions

When storing items in your basement long-term, make sure they’re packaged in air-tight and moisture proof plastic containers. This will help prevent mold from infesting your items. Dehumidifiers can also help maintain conditions when storing long-term. Basements are commonly flooded. You’ll be glad you were proactive with dehumidifiers already cleansing your space should you encounter water damage in the future.

Maximizing Ceiling and Wall Space

Oftentimes basements double as a hangout and storage area, so you’ll want to make sure that it’s roomy enough for visitors. Using shelving units or hooks on the walls will keep walkways clear. You can find affordable shelving for a temporary solution or invest in permanent and durable built-in shelves. Organize your items such as toys, bikes, tools, and linens on the shelves to keep things tidy and out of the way. If your ceilings are high, you can even optimize your ceiling space for storage.

Install a Clothing Rack

As the seasons change, so does your wardrobe! Allow for space in your basement to keep those bulky winter coats, snow suits, and lesser-worn fancy attire. Consider purchasing clothing racks as an extension of your closet. Hanging your offseason clothing is easy on the eyes, allows for vertical space maximization, and keeps your items wrinkle-free and in good condition.

Sectioning Off Your Basement

Basements can be used for anything from storage to entertainment. Section off your basement space to allow it to serve multiple purposes without feeling cramped or cluttered. Closets are great to tuck away unsightly items behind closed doors, keeping a clean open space for entertaining guests or a play space for children. If you don’t have closet space available, you can creatively section off different areas for different purposes using things like:

South End Self-Storage in Charlotte, NC

Are you considering a basement remodel after reading our basement storage tips? Our self storage facility near you in Charlotte, NC is here to save the day! South End Self-Storage on South Boulevard has indoor, temperature controlled storage units to protect your belongings from the elements. Unsure of where to start? Use our storage calculator to determine what size unit you will need and check out our list of self storage FAQs to answer all your storage questions. Once your questions have been answered, you can take advantage of our contactless rentals to rent your storage unit online on the go or from the comfort of your home. Rent self storage with us to help organize your basement!

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Paige Weary

Paige Weary

About the Author: Paige is a Social Media Coordinator at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She brings the most useful storage tips and tricks to your social media feed and loves a good self-storage pun. Beyond work, Paige spends her free time traveling extensively, her most recent trip being the Andes Mountain region of Bolivia.