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Some homes today have an attic or bonus room with a knee wall. As much as we love the extra space, it can be tricky to figure out how to best make use of it. 

This home in our area serves as the perfect inspiration on what to do with that unusually-shaped knee wall area!

By turning it into an organized closet, you now have extra storage – a precious commodity these days.

Since rooms with knee walls are usually tucked away, it can be the perfect place to store items you don’t really use but still hold fond memories of. Your kids’ outgrown baby clothes, seasonal clothing, holiday decorations or children’s toys can all be kept neatly there.

knee wall storage

A ton of families have approached our experts at My Custom Closet about how to organize their extra rooms. Luckily, turning your knee wall into storage space is definitely doable! 

No idea where to start? Click here to schedule your free in-home consultation with My Custom Closet. 

Here are some simple tips from our experts on how to transform that extra room with knee wall space into an organized closet:

1. Push Cabinets Away From A Short Wall

Depending on the layout of the area, this can give you sufficient room to move around the space safely.  

2. Use High Quality, Sturdy Shelving

In a previous post, we talked before about how wire shelving can cause major problems. My Custom Closet uses sturdy, melamine closets that are secured to the floor or wall of a room. Safety is paramount, especially in spaces like a knee wall!  

3. Utilize Vertical Space

We love maximizing space, and vertical shelving is one of the best ways to do this! You’ll be amazed at how much you can actually end up storing by using vertical space. 

4. Pick Cabinets In Different Sizes

Having cabinets in different heights and shapes will help you make the most of the space, since knee walls are often unusually shaped. 

Ready to transform your knee wall into a beautifully organized storage space? Click here to schedule your free in-home consultation with My Custom Closet.