Living in an apartment can sometimes be difficult since apartments can typically have a low amount of storage space. While renting a larger apartment can be an option, it can also be very expensive, especially if you live in a big city. We at Midtown Sam Houston want to make it simple for you to find ways for you to save space in your apartment to get the most out of your living space, that’s why we decided to create this incredible list of 10 Space Saving Tips for Apartment Renters to Stay Organized.

Adhesive Hooks

If you’re not allowed to drill holes in your walls, adhesive hooks, also known as commands hooks, are great for hanging things on your apartment walls without damaging your walls. Many adhesive hooks can hold up to 10 pounds and should be able to hold many items around your house, saving you a ton of space.

Use Collapsible furniture

Using a foldaway style of furniture can help you save a lot of space in your apartment. Furniture items such as folding chairs and collapsible tables can be folded and either stored away or hung up on a wall. 

Bed risers

Bed risers are great for lifting up your bed so you’ll have more room to store your items underneath. With the bed risers, you’ll be able to use taller slide-out storage bins which are also great for organizing your items.

Bedside caddy

A bedside caddy is an organizer that hangs off the side of your bed for you to store things in. This works great to put your daily items which you might use while in bed, some things you may want to store there could be your television remote, reading glasses, dental night guards, or just whatever you just might need while in bed.

Hanging Shoe Organizer

Using a hanging shoe organizer is a great way to free up some space in your shoe closet. Hanging shoe organizers go right behind your door and can also be used for more than just shoes. These hanging organizers can be set up on about any door and should save you a ton of space in your apartment.

Bed Headboard

There are many furniture stores that offer a bed headboard with built-in storage drawers. If you’re on a budget, you could also try using a bookshelf as a headboard. This is a great way to gain extra storage in your room, especially if you’re just moving in and looking for a new bed frame.

Tack Board

With a tack board, you can do more than just tacking papers on it, you can also store your jewelry and it will also help organize your jewelry. Just put a few tacks around the board and hang your jewelry on it, then your jewelry won’t be cluttering up your dresser drawers.

Floating Shelves

Floating wall shelves work great to store things high up and out of the way, it also takes advantage of unused space in your apartment. However, some apartment complexes may not allow you to install shelves, so you should check with your complex to see if it’s okay to do so.


Using some velcro around your apartment is cheap and easy. Using velcro can help you store things where you never thought about storing them before. Velcro can be used to create a spice rack on your kitchen cabinet, it can be used on the bottom of remotes to velcro onto a wall or cabinet, and so much more.

Using Pegboards

Using Pegboards are a great way to save some space around your apartment. In the kitchen, for example, a pegboard can be used to hang up pots and pans so they’re not piled up in your kitchen cabinets. 

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