For people who own 10 pairs of shoes or less a shoe storage product in the closet can be the ideal solution. However, placing footwear in the closet is not enough. It is much too easy for them to become a disorganized mess. For people who wish to keep shoes as individual pairs a clear plastic box is the ideal shoe storage solution. These boxes help to repel dust and are perfect for seasonal or rarely worn shoes. While these boxes can be stacked high and offer a view of all your shoes at once they are not the recommended solution for people who have a greater number of shoes as cost and crowding can become an issue.
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.
You may also buy a shoe storage cabinet. These come in a variety of styles and sizes. The material used can either be made from plastic, metal, melamine or wood. These cabinets are good for shoes that are often worn. If you prefer to keep your shoes near a door, decorative cabinets will look good, however, these can be expensive especially if the cabinet is made from cedar. There are other things that may house your footwear. You have the option of using an umbrella stand or even a book stand. You can also use a coffee table placed at the end of the bed to house several pairs of shoes. You may also place shoe storage under the bed such as cloth organizers.
As well, these are very attractively designed and will add to your décor. They come fashioned in various woods like cherry, walnut, maple and cedar being the most popular. Some shoe storage furniture pieces have racks and shelves for the orderly placement of foot apparel. Some have hinged tops that easily open so shoes and other things can be placed inside and will be out of sight. Most have a surface that a person can sit on to easily remove or put on shoes.
It is also possible to get a storage box that will keep several pairs of shoes out of the way, especially those that are worn infrequently. In case you are running out of room in your closets, you can get the type of box that slides neatly underneath the bed, and helps keep your entire room tidy. As a matter of fact, storing items underneath the bed is one of those organizational tips that many people tend to overlook. Your rarely worn shoes are an obvious choice for this storage area.