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How To Maximize Apartment Living In Indianapolis

It doesn't matter if you have a one-bedroom, a two-bedroom, or a penthouse, you can easily find your family looking for more room in your apartment. Fortunately, maximizing apartment space in Indianapolis is simpler than it sounds. From getting rid of unwanted items to adding new storage, here are some simple yet effective ways to make your place much more open and airy. 

Maximize Apartment Space in Indianapolis With A Quick Declutter

Model Living Room in Indianapolis apartments.

It’s fascinating how much junk we collect that travels with us every time we move. Kitchen supplies, old clothing, hand-me-down furniture -- the list never ends. By sifting through these things, you can easily throw out those items that you no longer use or benefit from.

Start with the outdated stuff hiding in the back of the cupboards accumulating dust -- for instance that deviled egg serving plate you picked up at a second hand store. If you don’t remember why you have that item, take it to a charity. You’ll be amazed at how clutter-free your cabinets and closets become! And don’t forget to consider your furnishings as well. Think about downsizing from a cumbersome sectional to a quaint loveseat and coffee table to better suit your Indianapolis apartment.

Find Ways To Establish Hideaway Storage Spaces

Open Kitchen with Storage in Indianapolis.

Living comfortably in an apartment means you will have to work with the current floor plan. However, that doesn’t set in stone that you can’t look at it in a different and creative ways. By thinking vertically, implementing storage within furniture, and getting creative with your shelving options, you can find space almost anywhere.

Kick off this creative thinking in the kitchen. Add spice shelves on the inside of or underneath the pantry to free up some counter space. Magnetic knife holders get cutlery off the counter or free up a drawer. Or purchase a colorful tea kettle or dutch oven that shows like an art piece on the stove instead of taking up pantry space.

Then try finding some furnishings that can operate as a storage solution. How about a secret storage ottoman to put away board games or seating with storage space underneath for blankets and decorative pillows? Drawers or tubs under the bed can store off-season clothes. And don’t forget that storing rarely used things in a detached garage can also maximize some apartment space in Indianapolis.

The Power Of Illusion Can Help You Be Content With The Space You Have

Living room with open space.

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

Brighten up your home with natural lighting by adding some sheer curtains. The removal of heavy curtains or blinds will let in more light to come in the apartment and allow your space room to breathe. Or, illuminate the room with light and include some fun fixtures that eliminate dreary, claustrophobic areas.

Don’t want to install new curtains? Generate the illusion of more light by adding mirrors in your area. Mirrors used throughout your living space can immediately make any room look larger.

Other Ways To Maximize Apartment Space In Indianapolis

Laundry room with storage space in Indianapolis.

All in all, the trick to maximize your new, small apartment area is getting artistic and having fun with it. Here are just some easy steps that can add space to your rooms.

  • Place your flat screen on your wall and make floating shelves for your electronics.

  • Reclaim a closet from a bulky vacuum with a less smaller, more efficient robot vacuum.

  • Design a closet organizer so that every thing has its own place.

  • Install vertical storage pieces and wall organizers to help give you more floor space.

Ready To Start Looking For Your Ideal Apartment Space?

If you need an apartment in Indianapolis, your first look should be Linden Square Village Apartments. We have spacious floorplans, friendly staff, and first-rate amenities. Go ahead and call 317-333-6914 or click the “schedule a tour button” to see your new home.

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