Some people don`t think to try a shoe storage bench because of the amount of space they believe it will take up, but shoe storage benches can come in all manner of shapes and sizes. Even if you`re working with a limited space, there`s probably a shoe bench out there that will suit you. Because these shoe storage benches have multiple layers of shoe compartments they can easily be scaled up or down to give you the maximum storage space with the room you have to work with.
Neither version is preferable over the other. It really depends on your personal preferences and the amount of space you have available. Space. That`s always a problem in homes. Fortunately, many of the shoe storage bench models out there can fit in nearly every room and even in hallways. They will look right at home in a large walk in closet, in a guest room by the window, in an entryway or wet room, even the living room.
Shoe drawers come in various designs and materials, enabling you to tailor the ideal shoe drawer to your needs. For optimum storage space, choose a drawer that requires the shoes to be sandwiched together sideways, like in a shoe box. If you`re not worried about space but do want to show off your shoes, choose an open shoe alcove. This allows them to be laid out in style, so you can see all your footwear options at the same time while getting dressed for the day.
A shoe ladder is great as both a convenient storage solution and a way to preview your shoes all at once. Often designed with three or four tiers, a shoe ladder can cater to up to 9-12 pairs of shoes! The beauty of this shoe storage solution is it takes up little space, fitting comfortably into a closet under your hanging clothes, or up against the wall in an entry hallway. Shoe racks and rails are an essential item for any walk-in wardrobe, which is designed to house all your clothes and footwear in one well-organised dressing area.
A shoe storage bench that closes can be a great place for containing many other items that typically clutter up a home. Have lots of toys all over the house? How about pet items? Maybe you need extra storage for blankets or towels? The possibilities are endless. And of course, you can always use these for storing shoes. Some versions come as stand up cabinets that have hooks for also keeping neat coats, sweaters, jackets and the like. If you are concerned about the odors that at times can accompany shoes, a version that will work very well for you are the ones made of cedar wood. This works great to help absorb any offensive odors.