11 Best Basement Organization Ideas
Whether you use your lower level for storage only or also as a living space, here are 11 ideas for organizing your basement.
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Use Empty Space
These double-decker shelves can be used to store paint, cleaning supplies and you can add hooks to hang items such as extension cords and brooms.
This simple woodworking project will cost you between $20 and $100, depending on what materials you already have on hand.
Think of your stairwell as an extension of your basement. If there’s room, add a couple floating shelves and hooks for a little extra storage. This highly reviewed “wall” organizer is designed to hold various household objects with handles of varying thickness.
Since moisture is a common problem in basements, recycle the cardboard boxes and go with plastic bins to store seasonal items or things you don’t use regularly.
Plastic bins will do a better job at keeping moisture out and are easy to label and move around on shelves.
Depending on your space, you can also use the design as a media console.
There are plenty of ingenious hacks for PVC pipe that you can use when organizing your basement. This DIY PVC pipe wrapping station organizer is a great way to keep wrapping paper, craft supplies and even small toys neat and tidy.
Learn more about working with PVC plastic pipe here.
Hang a Curtain
You can also use the cabinets and shelves for extra pantry items such as canned goods and items you buy in bulk.