Built-in Storage Ideas

Building alcoves into stud walls
(Image credit: Simon Maxwell)

In this day and age it can be difficult to achieve a clutter-free home. But one way to keep your clutter under control is to ensure you have adequate storage space available.

If you are designing a new space, whether you are extendingrenovating or building from scratch, then it is definitely worth factoring in storage solutions at the design stage rather than as an afterthought.

Claire Lloyd

Claire is Editor in Chief of Homebuilding & Renovating website and magazine. She became Editor of Homebuilding & Renovating in 2016 and has been a member of the team for 15 years. An experienced homes journalist, her work has also appeared in titles such as Real Homes and Period Living.

She has a particular interest in green homes and sustainability, and interior design is a passion too; she has undertaken qualifications in this area. 

After finishing a major renovation of a period cottage, she is now onto her next project: overhauling a 1930s property in the Shropshire countryside.