Do you ever get the feeling that there's never enough storage space? The best way to tackle this problem without filling your house with lots of big tubs or standalone pieces of furniture is to choose space-saving multipurpose items.
Storage benches are the go-to option when it comes to optimizing space, but not all models are the same. From location to size to function and décor, here's how to choose a storage bench that complements the rest of the room and fulfills your needs.
What Different Types of Storage Benches Are There?
While you'll find hundreds of different colors, shapes and designs, benches can be divided into four main categories depending on their storage options:
This is the traditional long trunk with legs and the sitting surface that can be lifted; some of them feature upholstered seats, arms or even an upright back; recommended for storing objects that do not need to be taken out several times a day, it is often used for storing blankets, seasonal clothes, holiday decorations, old magazines, or even towels and extra bed sheets.