Articles in: Shelving

How to Install Wire Shelving

Posted by: on January 24th, 2013 | Make A Comment


Wire shelving is one of the most popular storage and organization solutions for taming clutter around the home. Wire shelving is also affordable, easy-to-install and offers many options that let you design storage tailored to your specific needs. And with a little planning, and the addition of space-saving features offered by wire shelving systems, you too can create space and order from chaos.

In this short video, Home Depot associate Mike guides you through a step-by-step closet makeover, and how to install wire shelving. He shows how simple it is to install wire shelving almost anywhere you need a little extra storage. You’ll also see the wide selection of closet and shelf kits and individual closet storage and organization accessories you can choose from to create more storage space in your closets. After watching this video, you’ll be able to start this project in the morning and be done before lunch.

We have more DIY and home improvement videos here on the Home Depot blog and on The Home Depot’s YouTube channel.

Simple Home Storage Solutions

Posted by: on January 8th, 2013 | Make A Comment


In a busy household, the storage and organization of the multitude of items used on a daily basis is a challenge, no matter the size of the home. Thankfully, there are many simple storage solutions available to help you get more out of the space you do have.

We had Jay from The Home Depot’s How-To Community put together this short video to show you a few ideas to gain extra storage space and corral the clutter around the home. He covers everything from wire shelving and decorative shelves to everyday storage options like our ever-popular plastic totes that come in a wide range of sizes, styles and colors. You’ll also see how you can organize and decorate at the same time using colorful canvas totes from Martha Stewart Living.

After watching the video we’re confident that you’ll discover untapped storage potential in unexpected places around your home.

We have more DIY and home improvement videos here on the Home Depot blog and on The Home Depot’s YouTube channel.

Create Vertical Storage for Trays and Cutting Boards

Posted by: on January 5th, 2012 | One Comment

While you’re out buying a tension rod to execute this clever organization tip, buy a second one to try this:

Day 5 of 31 Days, 31 Ways to Get Organized: Mount tension rods vertically to create slots for cutting boards, serving platters, and trays in a pantry, cupboard, or cabinet.

Storage and organization tip: Use tension rods mounted vertically to create slots for cutting boards, trays, and serving platters.

Image from Martha Stewart

[Editor's Note: 31 Days, 31 Ways to Get Organized is a series featuring clever storage and organization tips that will help you clean house in the new year]

Small Space Storage Solutions That Work

Posted by: on January 18th, 2011 | 3 Comments

Whether you currently reside in a house, an apartment or a dorm room, keeping your living space uncluttered is essential to maintaining an efficient, organized household. A small room can really go a long way if you know how to make the most of the space you have to work with.  Below are some simple storage ideas to help you keep your home neat and orderly:

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Closet Organization: Tips for Maximizing Your Closet Space

Posted by: on December 28th, 2010 | Make A Comment

Whether you have a large walk-in closet or a smaller closet where space is at a premium, everyone can benefit from space-saving ideas that will make your particular closet space more functional and provide easier access to clothes, shoes and accessories. Follow the tips below to get your closet organized quickly and cost-effectively:

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