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Making more space and getting prepared for the birth of your child

Posted: 02 August 2019

Baby room

Whether you’re having your first or your fourth child, you might be wondering how you’re going to make space in your home for the new arrival. You may not be able to afford to move into a bigger house, but you will be happy to know that there are ways of making your home appear bigger if you follow the below advice.

Preparation is key

With a baby on the way, it’s important to prepare before it’s time to head to the delivery room, so that your bundle of joy has their own space when they get home from the hospital. Once they arrive, rearranging your home will be the last thing on your mind.

Use your space efficiently

The good news is that at first, little people don’t need a lot of space. Consider repurposing your man cave or home office in order to make better use of the rooms in your home.

If your home or apartment is very small, you could even consider removing the doors from a cupboard and using that as a nursery, with the cot tucked away where clothing would hang. Keep the remaining layout of your home simple. Position your furniture so that it allows for maximum freedom of space.


Declutter while reorganising and get rid of unused items that are taking up unnecessary space – you’ll be surprised how much extra space you will accumulate. A trick to opening up space within the baby’s room is to make use of shelves. Self storage is a great solution to getting rid of clutter that you can’t throw away or donate.

Self storage for growing families 

At Storage King, we provide the perfect solution for growing families who are looking to optimise the space in their homes.  

Take advantage of our affordable rates and allow us to be the extension of your home. We have helped thousands of families who have run out of space. Our facilities are conveniently located, easily accessible, safe and secure and our units are individually alarmed* and monitored 24/7 by CCTV. 

Self storage can make a huge difference to the practicality of your living spaces, especially with a new family member on the way. If you need convenient and affordable self storage, why not give us a call on 0800 0852 954 or get a quick online self storage quote here.

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