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    31 Things That'll Help You Solve Your Worst Storage Problems

    Because more space = organization = happiness = general good times.

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    1. A five-slot bike rack, because we all know the method of leaning bikes against each other is a quick way to create a pileup in your garage. Made of heavy-duty steel, this rack can hold up to 200 pounds. Off the ground and in the air they go!

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    The wall track is fully adjustable so it can totally meet your specific bike needs!

    Promising review: "This bike rack is perfect for our purposes. It's sturdy and holds our two highway bikes and our two cruisers with room to spare. It was very easy to install. I set it at 84 inches off the floor per the advice of another reviewer to allow storage space below the bikes. It takes a bit of oomph to get the bikes into the rack, but I just look at that as part of my exercise. Customer service is great, too. One of the locking pins was defective upon arrival and I sent a notice to their website. The replacement was sent first class mail in just a few days. Very pleased!" —Dennis S.

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    2. A cords and electronics case to help remedy the wire jungle you've currently got going on in some random drawer in your home. With multiple layers and pockets, you can use this case as your home base for everything electronic. AND it's waterproof, so it's great for travel.

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    Promising review: "This gear organizer is so handy! It has two separately zipped sections: the top for very small items like wires and the bottom for larger ones like chargers, power supplies, and bulkier wires. Now all these little pieces fit in one small case where I can find them easily. It's laid out so that each item is held in its own space, but when you open it you can see everything. The organizer is soft-sided and weighs practically nothing." —S. Brann

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    3. A literal life-changing medicine cabinet organizer so you no longer have to worry about things tumbling out the moment you dare open the door. Now you'll finally be able to see everything – from medication to face washes to tweezers to bandaids.

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    I recently bought this for my medicine cabinet and oh my GOSH. It literally changed the entire landscape of my messy cabinet. I can store SO much more and things are finally easy to access. I highly recommend this to anyone looking to get more storage space and organization.

    Promising review: "The plastic is high quality and thick, so it wont crack easily. It actually looks classy in my medicine cabinet." —Mark j. Morgan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99. And for more options, check out this medicine cabinet organizer.

    4. An over-the-door clip organizer for those with a serious baseball cap obsession and nowhere to put them. Or for those who have a million pairs of flip flops or an overabundance of snacks. No judgement.

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    Rejoice because this organizer can hold up to 20 hats of any size.

    Promising Review: "I love mine! I finally moved my hats up to one, easy-to-access place. The clips are way sturdier than the other methods of hanging and haven't left any marks on my hats at all. Best of all, the customer service is great. It's nice to buy a quality product from an American company who stands behind their customers for support." —Brandon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two colors).

    5. A gift wrap organizer to make wrapping presents a breeze, no matter the occasion or time of year. It'll store those numerous rolls of holiday and birthday paper you hoard plus ribbons, bows, and tape. Overall it has 10 pockets and can hang from the inside of a closet door.

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    You'll also receive little sticky labels so you can mark which compartment holds what. No more guessing!

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE my organizer. It feels so sturdy and the awesome design allows all my gift wrapping supplies to fit nicely together in one place. The sticky labels provided are a plus because I can clearly mark compartments!" —Karen B.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    6. A cleaning supplies holder ideal for brooms, mops, and rags that'll lift everything off the floor and separate items so you can easily see what you're reaching for. With five hooks, you'll also be able to hang rags and mop pads.

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    Promising review: "This is very easy to put up and use. It took maybe 10 minutes, including finding my husband's drill. It's currently in my pantry holding a Swiffer, mop, broom, and dust mop. I have a small dustpan on one of the hooks. It has held up well and definitely does not look like I paid less than eight dollars. I plan to get one for my garage for rakes and shovels." —Danielle Byers

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two sizes).

    7. A rotating cosmetic caddy to make your morning routine 10x more efficient. With adjustable trays, you'll be able to fit both larger lotion bottles or smaller perfume bottles. Plus it'll actually hold your entire makeup collection including brushes.

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    Promising review: "Wow, this thing is awesome! This is the widest one I could find and all my stuff fits just perfect with room to spare. We have a small bathroom and it looks great on the countertop. It's super convenient to just spin it around to get at what you need. I have a gigantic makeup brush collection and surprisingly it holds them all in the very center. It has plenty of room, nothing is crowded, and I even have an empty shelf. I really love this thing and highly recommend it!" —VictoriaOG

    Get it from Amazon for $25.88.

    8. A tool organizer you can mount in your garage for every tool that is right now strewn around messily. You can hang hammers and pliers, suspend drills and wrenches, plus place levels along the top. Now you'll have zero excuse to bust into action when something breaks around the house.

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    Promising review: "I love this system. The hammer holder is easily my favorite. I was able to bolt on a magnetic bar for bits and heads. I like the flanges so no need for spacers. The system is fully expandable and customizable. I would highly recommend!" —rendy0212

    Get it from Amazon for $61.43+ (available in six options). And check out some assorted hooks for $21.95 (available in four colors).

    9. Under-bed shoe storage so you can indulge your shoe obsession (no shame), but still have space in your closet for other wardrobe staples. It can slide directly under your bed or be hung from a closet hook. Plus the woven fabric is extra durable.

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    It can fit up to size 13 shoe or heels up to six inches! I keep one under my bed and really love it. It provides hidden storage that otherwise may look super messy in my v small studio apartment. I can slide it out when I need to grab a pair of shoes and keep it hidden when I don't need 'em!

    Promising review: "This was a solid buy. It's well-made, holds shoes of any size, is clear so you can see which shoes are inside without opening, and it fits perfectly under the bed. It's super easy to push under/pull out from underneath the bed.

    All of the shoes in my home are now organized, dust-free, and protected." —Jenn D

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    10. A lid separator that'll stack pots (and their lids) neatly so you can utilize your cabinet space wisely. You can turn the robber stoppers horizontally for stacking or stand them up to create a trivet.

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    Just image how much more organized your cabinet will be when your pots and pans stack nicely instead of wobbling over the moment you open the door.

    Promising review: "I didn't even know I needed this product until I saw a picture of it. I currently stack frying pans and lids, and put pieces of paper in between to prevent them from scratching. This is a superior replacement. I bought two to start as a test and liked it so much I bought another set of six. They make great gifts too as I'm sure most people could use something like this in their kitchen." —Lauren

    Get them from Food52 for $40+ (available in sets).

    11. A diaper-changing station so you can get that lil' baby butt into a fresh one in mere seconds. It features six shelves and two pockets for everything from wipes to powder to creams. Plus it can hold up to 72 diapers. YES, 72!!

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    Promising review: "Absolutely the best quality I've found. The material is top of the line, and it's not just some cardboard on each shelf. It's sturdy and holds the weight. Best part is you have the option to hang it two ways: with straps or loops, but either way it's built for support and will hold all the things you need. In my opinion, this is the only one I'd recommend to any mother." —Kasey King

    Get it from Amazon for $24.92 (available in two colors).

    12. A can rack to turn your pantry from drab to fab. It'll also give you a convenient place to store wax paper and aluminum foil rolls. Depending on the size of the can, you'll be able to fit 36 on one rack.

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    Promising review: "Wish I had purchased these organizers years ago. I buy cases of canned goods. I was so tired of having to stack boxes for storing. Sometimes, after opening the boxes some of the cans would roll out, sometimes smashing my toes. We can actually see everything that is in the pantry now. We do not have to move items to see what's behind. The pantry looks neat and organized." —D. Lemon

    Get it from Amazon for $18.97 (available in three colors).

    13. An under-the-sink shelf for that black hole where things magically disappear and no one really knows how or why. It's perfect for cleaning supplies and can expand to fit larger, wider cabinets.

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    Promising review: "If you're like me, you have a cluttered mess under the kitchen sink (and probably bathroom, too). I could never easily find the thing I was looking for, especially if was something I don't use often. I had to pull out half the stuff to even see what was in there. It's a Badge of Adulting how much I love this rack. It makes use of all of that empty vertical space and now I can easily see and access the stuff I need. I put it together in less than five minutes and it's adjustable to fit pretty much any configuration. I'm getting one for every under-sink cabinet in the house." —Rebecca Lynn Black

    Get it from Amazon for $19.87 (available in two colors).

    14. A set of drawer organizers to finally get your undergarments and socks into heavenly order. The set of four is mold-proof and can fit bras of all sizes (plus scarves and light tanks).

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    Promising review: "No matter how neatly I fold my bras and underwear, they always seem to become a big jumble in the drawer. These organizers are perfect for keeping everything in place, and you won't forget about those items you own that end up buried at the back." —M. Hanson

    Get it from Amazon for $14.87 (available in seven colors).

    15. A lofted rack that'll provide even more space in your tiny garage for holiday decorations, patio furniture, and whatever else you may be shoving into corners. It can hold up to 600 pounds and is a great option for those who've experienced flooding. Suspending items means they won't be damaged by water. Phew.

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    Promising review: "This unit was perfect for our garage and has already saved both my wife and me some serious headaches with storage issues. We can keep the stuff usually placed in an attic or crawlspace on this rack and don't have to worry about environmental (mice, water, heat) damage to what we have stored. Installation is probably best done with a partner, though, so keep that in mind." —J. Current

    Get it from Amazon for $179.99+ (available in two colors, packs, and with expert installation).

    16. A triple storage bin for sports equipment so you're never again running around the house before your child's soccer practice frantically looking for a soccer ball. It's great for tennis rackets, too, and can easily be rolled around the garage since it sits on wheels.

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    Promising review: "I was thrilled with this purchase. I wasn't sure how much it would hold when I saw it in the store, but I was very impressed with the amount each section ended holding. I was able to get rid of huge bins full of balls in my garage and fit all of them in this. It's made of really sturdy material, and it looks awesome in my garage. I love it so much I ordered a second one to hold Nerf guns and other sporting equipment. I would absolutely, hands down recommend this!" —HBMomof5

    Get it from The Container Store for $54.99.

    17. A spice rack that'll display everything so you won't need to take them out one-by-one to find the exact spice or herb you're looking for. And if you're on the shorter side – no worries – it features a pull-down design so everything is within reach.

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    Promising Review: "THIS IS AMAZING. I'm so happy with this product. I was desperate for a way to organize all my baking things, all of which are painfully small and lead to mass clutter. Be careful when installing that you don't leave it too close to the edge or it won't pull down the whole way." —Abigail Greene

    Get it from Amazon for $16.30+ (available in two colors).

    18. A bag dispenser, because you've been messily storing these for years with zero method. One big plastic bag holding other smaller plastic bags is not the way to go! This dispenser can be mounted to a closet wall and can hold up to 18 bags at once.

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    Promising review: "Great solution for neatly storing a lot of those plastic supermarket bags. We mounted ours inside of a closet door and it's shallow enough to fit perfectly without hitting anything when the door is closed, but still deep enough to hold at least 40–50 crumpled up bags." —McGanskiRules

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    19. A pack of vacuum-sealed bags that'll decrease the original volume of whatever you're storing by 80% so you can keep a ton of large items like sweaters, throws, and duvets neatly in a closet without wasting space. More closet space = more clothes...right?

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    These bags are super sterile, so you don't have to worry about mold or mildew building up inside. They're also a great alternative for seasonal clothing, and come with a travel pump to remove air.

    Promising review: "THESE ARE LIFE CHANGING. They even give you a hand pump to use in case you're taking the bags camping or just don't have a vacuum handy. I tested the pump to see how well it works, and it worked perfectly! Works just as well as a vacuum, just takes a little more effort pumping out the air. Using these bags, I have half my closet back! I used three bags to store ALL THE items in my closet including three large pillows and several thick blankets and comforters. I will most definitely be buying more; these are fantastic!!!" —Knastay

    Get six bags from Amazon for $18.69+ (available in four sizes and in packs).

    And check out our review on the vacuum bags here!

    20. A battery holder since that ziplock bag of batteries you've got going on is bulky and just plain messy. Now you'll know when you're running low on a specific type and if the battery has any juice left.

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    The tester is detachable, too.

    Promising review: "I now have all the batteries in my house in one spot so I can make sure I use the oldest batteries first, and find them when needed. The tester does the job. I hung mine on the wall and it supports all the batteries just fine." —Fleur

    Get it from Amazon for $20.97.

    21. A K-cup holder so you can quickly make your cup of joe in the morning. It'll fit under any standard-sized cabinet and can hold up to 24 K-cups. No more digging into boxes stored at the back of your cupboard.

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    Promising review: "This coffee pod holder is awesome! It fits all brands. I buy the Costco Keurig coffee pods and they fit perfectly. This also folds up very discreetly under the cabinet. You would have to bend over to see it. It very nice and unobtrusive. It installs easily with the adhesive but comes with screws. My husband did use both since we live in a very humid climate. The hinge is smooth and easy to grasp. Make sure you install it in the correct direction." —Piper

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    22. A car trunk organizer that'll create more room for shopping bags, a roadside emergency kit, sports equipment, etc. The sturdy polyester won't tear and the built-in handles allow you to move the organizer from car to car.

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    Promising review: "I really wasn't expecting this to be as strong and well made as it is. It opens in a flash, and has two compartments with extra support for the bottom. It is really compact and takes up almost no room in my trunk, a big plus also. It stands open while I load it, and doesn't collapse on me like other organizers I have had. I use it all the time and it has held up very well." —Melanie P. Moses

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    23. Shelf dividers, because we all know that stacking clothes too high can cause the pile to tip over. These dividers will keep sweaters, jeans, tops, linens, and towels standing upright.

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    The dividers can be slid onto shelves up to one inch thick.

    Promising review: "These dividers not only work really well (sturdy, stand up straight, not wobbly), but they are also much taller than most shelf dividers. I tend to have fairly large stacks of items on my upper shelves, so the higher the divider, the more stuff I can put up there!" —NorCal Family

    Get four from Amazon for $15.99+ (also available as a set of eight).

    24. A rust-free shower caddy with extra wide shelves that'll get all your shampoos, conditioners, body washes, etc., off the tub floor and suspended for easy access and less mess. The shelves also have cap-sized holes so you can store bottles upside down.

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    Promising review: "LOVE this shower caddy! I’ve been searching for a long time now to replace yet another rusting mess in my shower. This time I wanted a guarantee of NO rust. This one is perfect! Everything fits and it has the flexibility to either hang over the shower head, or over a wall or rod in the shower. Mine is hanging over the wall at the back of our glass shower enclosure. The four suction cups work beautifully to help anchor it and there is no movement at all against the glass wall. Finally, something that won’t begin to rust a few weeks after we get it home!" —SRH

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three colors).

    25. A refrigerator rack so you can declutter your kitchen counters. It'll hold your paper towels, dish rags, salt and pepper shaker, and those other miscellaneous items that seem to hog space.

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    Promising review: "When I saw this thing on Food52, I just had to buy it. This thing is great. It's not huge, but it does the trick. It got all those pesky bottles sitting on my counter out of the way, has a place for the paper towels, and hooks for hanging. The magnets are VERY substantial. My kitchen is more like a niche in a wall so there's very little of anything. This is well made, and I do recommend it." —Janet C.

    Get it from Food52 for $48.

    26. A sleek ashwood monitor raiser that'll give you more desk space by providing fun little pockets to store notepads and accessories. There are two removable dividers that'll let you customize how large you want the compartments to be.

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    Promising review: "Well-made and looks great with my desk and computer. I am still evaluating whether to keep it under my desk top computer or set it upright. Either way, it really cleans up my computer area with a place for everything." —gardenclothesshoes

    Get it from The Container Store for $99.

    27. A drawer organizer for utensils, desk accessories, or tools. You can mix and match which you want in each drawer, so the customization process is entirely up to you.

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    Promising review: "The set comes with three different sized containers. I used them in the kitchen. You could also use them in the bathroom, office or garage. I really like that you can clip them together or use them individually. I will be ordering more for different rooms." —TCuddy

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $14.77.

    28. Or! A cutlery organizer that'll make use of vertical space, leaving more horizontal space in your drawer for other utensils.

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    Promising review: "I have a tiny kitchen with only three drawers, so space is at a premium. My silverware organizer took up almost all of one drawer, so this organizer is a godsend. You can fit quite a few spoons, etc., in each slot. My beater attachments fit perfectly into the top two hollows. I will say I have to flip my forks over face down in order to be able to shut and open my drawer, but then the drawer itself is kind of shallow. You NEED this if you have a small kitchen with few drawers!" —mialro

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

    29. A six-piece refrigerator storage system to keep track of exactly which groceries you have in stock versus which are running low. You get two wide drawers, two narrow drawers, an egg carton, and a can rack.

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    Promising review: "I debated spending the money for these, but gave in and am glad I did. My favorite part of using these is gathering all the smaller items and putting them in the trays. Before I got these, I was constantly pushing things to the side and knocking things over in the process. Now, everything is separated and grouped together in their trays. No more having trouble trying to find what I'm looking for. And it created so much more space in the fridge. I've been using these for a few weeks now and notice my kids put things back where they find them, too. It's helping them stay organized!" —Jillsy

    Get them from Amazon for $27.50.

    30. A tie rack that'll store up to 20 ties and make getting dressed in the morning so much easier. The curved prongs keep each tie in place without denting them.

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    It can also hold light scarves and belts.

    Promising review: "I have had these tie racks for five months now and have had no issues with them at all. They work great and keep my ties nice and secure. The fold out feature is very nice so you can see all of your ties, but then fold it back up to store away in the closet. Great product at an excellent price!" —Brian

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    31. A hanging jewelry organizer with 32 clear pockets and 18 hook closures so you can see exactly what you have while keeping all of your rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets from taking over the top of your dresser.

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    Promising review: ""I needed something that would save me space, but where I could still see all of my jewelry. These things are extremely durable. I bought two of them, and I have probably 50 or so necklaces on one side and maybe 30 pairs of earrings on the other side. There is not a single tear in it. In the other one I keep nail polishes. It is very convenient because you can see all the colors and it does not take up that much space." —Nellie F.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in two colors).

    When you see just how much more space you have after you buy all these things:

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