20 Ideas For Small Living Spaces

You know an amazing small space when you see it. We love them because they force us to edit, organize, and reduce our accumulation of stuff. But most of all we love them because they can be so cool!

Trust us, we do this for a living: a well-done small space can be turned into something beautiful and functional! Here team at BostonHM.com has put together 20 ideas we can help you with.

1. Don’t be afraid of drama. Going bold in a small room (a bathroom, for example) gives the eye something else to focus on. Think rich paint colors, or floor to ceiling artwork.

2. Use every nook and cranny. The corner space you see (in the picture above) by the stairs could have been left to the radiator that was its only occupant. But instead, the owner turned it into a mini landing strip, with a floating shelf, large picture, and ottoman.

Kitchen Open Shelving Storage

3. A place for everything and everything in its place. This kitchen set-up kind of is mind blowing and it’s so functional! This photo is actually a four-punch small space strategy: open shelving, vertical storage, complete organization, and the ability to assess immediately what you don’t need or don’t have space for. And Boston Handyman can build this shelving at your home.

4. Get off the ground. Every piece of furniture in the photo above has legs that lift it off the ground. This idea works particularly well in small spaces because air (or negative space) provides the visual illusion of spaciousness.

5. Install hooks. Hooks are inexpensive, take up no space, and keep things off tables, counters, and floors. Hang them anywhere.

Stock shelves or custom built shelves – call Boston Handyman and our team will build and install them

6. Install wall-mounted shelves above other furniture, and shelves or above doorways. Almost all successful small spaces we’ve seen have at least one wall-mounted shelf, which frees up floor space and makes use of vertical wall space.

7. Bring in as much natural light as possible. Don’t weigh small space windows down with heavy curtains. Let the light in. It does more for brightening and enlarging a space than almost anything else.

8. Use multi-functional furniture. The best way to maximize a small amount of space usually involves making one thing serve two or three purposes. This is not only small design, but it’s sustainable design. The more multi-functional a piece is, the less you’ll have to buy or bring in to your home. Be smart and simple— a storage bed, a dining table/office desk, a sleeper sofa.

9. If you don’t love it or need it, get rid of it.

10. Buy a bed with storage capabilities, either drawers underneath or a one you can jack up or loft.

11. Hang cup hooks of different sizes everywhere. They’re inexpensive, don’t take up a ton of space, and keep things off the counters and floor.

12. Install vertical storage and built-ins and we can help you custom building that.

13. If a particular spot seems to attract clutter, devise a shelving or other type storage solution to contain it.

14. Buy multi-functional furniture, like an ottoman with storage inside the base.

15. Put anything you don’t use daily in a storage container.

16. Use the corners. Don’t let the precious space go to waste.

17. Use mirrors or any reflective surfaces to give the illusion of added space.

18. You’d be amazed at how much wasted space lies underneath a staircase. Make the most of it with these pull-out closets.

 

19. No extra room for an office? No problem. We can turn your closet into an office.

 

 

20. You can’t really hide it away, but you might not know it’s there unless you look up!

 

Thanks so much for reading! And if you ever need help while you are in Boston – please just call us at 617-651-2582 or email: bostonhomemanagement@gmail.com

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Knobs & Locks. From doorknobs to chain locks, we have you covered.

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Drains and Toilets. Sometimes calling a licensed plumber is not necessary. We troubleshoot all sorts plumbing issues: sink, faucet, shower head installation, toilet seat part replacement.

Boston Home Services troubleshoot all sorts minor plumbing issues, replace your toilet with new and lower your expenses for plumbing jobs that do not require a licensed plumber by the Massachusetts Plumbing Code

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Light Fixtures.  When calling a licensed electrician is not necessary we can lower your expenses. We will replace hard to reach high ceiling lightbulbs, install prewired light fixtures, replace light covers and complete electrical jobs that do not require a licensed electrician by the Massachusetts Electrical Code. When your electrical project requires a licensed electrician we will help you find one. 

We will replace hard to reach high ceiling lightbulbs, install prewired light fixtures, replace light covers and complete electrical jobs that do not require a licensed electrician by the Massachusetts Electrical Code

To lower your expenses hire Boston’s best handyman team when a licensed electrician is not necessary.

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WE WILL PARTNER WITH YOUR BOSTON BUSINESS TO UNDERSTAND THE CHALLENGE AND WORK TO SOLVE IT ON YOUR SCHEDULE.

Hiring a commercial handyman simple: when your Boston business needs someone to assembly new office furniture, replace high ceiling light bulbs, complete an eraser board installation or a carpentry related repair BHM commercial services offers all in one solution. We understand that sometimes your regular business hours are not the best time for project completions and that’s why we will work with you to minimize the impact on your business and customers.

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Do you manage an apartment building? Select BostonHM as your preferred provider and offer the tenants value-added home set up services such as furniture assembly and TV wall mounting.

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We are IKEA superstars! Trust us with your ikea furniture assembly project in Boston. Our handyman and home services are insured and come with a 6 month warranty.

We are IKEA superstars! Seriously. Trust us with your IKEA furniture assembly project in Boston. Our handyman and home services are insured and come with a 6 month warranty.

Ikea Furniture Assembly is a big part of what we do – and we do it well. Simply let us know which items you’d like assembled and we’ll provide you with a flat price quote. Our assembly quote includes the unpacking and assembly of your furniture plus clearing away and helping to dispose of all packaging to your recyclable bin.

Making IKEA more convenient: This is our aim. We know that not everyone has the time or inclination to assemble the sometimes complicated flat-packs that make up much of IKEA‘s product line, and that’s where our assembly service comes in. From beds and wardrobes to TV cabinets and even whole kitchens – we have the expertise to make your IKEA furniture experience more enjoyable.

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Frequently Asked Questions about TV Wall Mounting service

Why should I get help mounting my flat-screen TV on the wall?
Flat-screen TVs are expensive, somewhat delicate, and surprisingly heavy. A professional tv installation will safeguard the investment you’ve already made in your TV, as well as safeguarding your back and your drywall. Also, a pro installer can help you determine the best location for mounting, to help make your home theater as epic as possible.
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What’s included with TV Wall Mounting service?
  • Installation of provider-supplied standard, non-swivel TV mounting bracket
  • Securing the TV and load testing the hardware
  • Connecting TV to cable or satellite source
  • Cord concealment within provider-supplied cover
  • TV mounting is for drywall only
What do I need to do before my TV Wall Mounting appointment?
Please make sure you have the TV power cord on hand before your appointment. You should also provide an HDMI cord if you’d like your TV to be connected to your cable, satellite, DVD player, or game system. When the service provider arrives to mount your flat-screen to the wall, you’ll need to show him the wall where the TV goes, the appropriate outlet (directly below or behind your TV), and the accessories to be connected to the TV, like cable, satellite, DVD, or game systems.
Where will I see cords when the TV Wall Mounting service is completed?
At the very top and very bottom of your cord cover, it’s possible that your cords will be visible. However, if you have a TV stand under your mounted TV, it will likely conceal the cords extending out of the bottom of your cord cover. Your TV Wall Mounting pro will install the cord cover so that it extends at least an inch higher than the bottom of your mounted TV, so your TV will likely conceal the cords extending out of the top of your cord cover.
Do I have the right kind of walls for TV Wall Mounting service?
Homes with walls made of drywall are covered in TV Wall Mounting service. For example, inform Boston Home Services prior setting up your appointment if you want your TV Wall Mounted on brick (such as on a fireplace), concrete or steel (in an industrial loft), or if you have an older home with plaster and lath walls. For those wall types, the work will be more complex and often requires more than one specialist to do it properly.
Where should I get my TV Wall Mounted?
The TV installer can help you determine the best location, based on the location of the power outlet, the location of wall studs (to support the weight of your TV), and where you plan to sit or lie down while watching the TV. The pro will want to know if you’ll be sitting, standing, or lying down, so that the height of the TV will be comfortable for your neck. And, for that reason, TV Wall Mounting on or above a fireplace is rarely the best choice, even if it doesn’t involve drilling through solid brick or stone. A tilting TV mount or swivel mount can help or solve the issue, if you decide a higher location is truly the best option for your room. Tilting and swivel mounts generally cost a bit more than standard mounts.

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Commercial and Residential Carpentry. If your project requires carpentry work done call us at (617) 651-2582. Our experienced carpenter will improve interior and exterior of your property, leaving it beautiful while also increasing the overall property value.

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Boston Furniture Assembly Let us assemble your furniture – we will save you tons of time and frustration! Setting up your IKEA? Awesome! We are superstars at IKEA furniture assembly and Office, Retail Store, Beauty Salon and Restaurant Furniture Specialists.

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Boston Home Services will help you with packing and loading.

Interior and Exterior Painting. From small touch ups to larger interior and exterior painting projects. Hire us when a large painting crew is not required.

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Knobs & Locks. From doorknobs to chain locks, we have you covered.

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No job too small to Boston Home Services – call us today.

Drains and Toilets. Sometimes calling a licensed plumber is not necessary. We troubleshoot all sorts plumbing issues: sink, faucet, shower head installation, toilet seat part replacement.

Boston Home Services troubleshoot all sorts minor plumbing issues, replace your toilet with new and lower your expenses for plumbing jobs that do not require a licensed plumber by the Massachusetts Plumbing Code

Call Boston Home Services and Commercial Handyman when a licensed plumber is not necessary.

Light Fixtures.  When calling a licensed electrician is not necessary we can lower your expenses. We will replace hard to reach high ceiling lightbulbs, install prewired light fixtures, replace light covers and complete electrical jobs that do not require a licensed electrician by the Massachusetts Electrical Code. When your electrical project requires a licensed electrician we will help you find one. 

We will replace hard to reach high ceiling lightbulbs, install prewired light fixtures, replace light covers and complete electrical jobs that do not require a licensed electrician by the Massachusetts Electrical Code

To lower your expenses hire Boston’s best handyman team when a licensed electrician is not necessary.

Power Washing. Oily driveways, mud-caked semi trucks, or barnacle-ridden boats . . . You name it, we’re equipped with specialized power-washing equipment can clean it. Call is for spotless results!

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14 Tips for Assembling IKEA Furniture

Boston Home Services are the pros in IKEA, but just in case you opt in to assemble your IKEA furniture yourself rather than hire a company or service professional we have compiled these tips to help you put together near-perfect IKEA furniture on your own:

1. Beforehand, determine where in your home you want to place your IKEA furniture. Assemble your IKEA item in or near that area to avoid having to move (and thus risk damaging!) your assembled IKEA furniture.

2. Be sure to clear plenty of working space for the IKEA furniture assembly.

3. Unpack the boxes, inventory and organize all parts and hardware, then throw away the boxes and debris. Maintain a neat and orderly work area throughout the IKEA furniture assembly to make the assembly go smoothly and to help keep you from feeling frustrated or overwhelmed.

4. Read through the IKEA assembly instructions BEFORE beginning the assembly. This will give you a sense of how your item is constructed overall, which in turn will assist you in spotting and resolving any issues that may arise during the IKEA furniture assembly.

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You may not want to take on that IKEA project yourself. We specialize in assembling furniture from IKEA.

5. Think critically about the various pictograms used (instead of words!) throughout the IKEA furniture assembly instructions.

6. Assemble your item according to the sequence laid out in the assembly instructions. It is very important that you go in order of the IKEA furniture assembly instructions!

7. Be patient and focus on working steadily and methodically, not fast. Focus on the process and not the end result. The more you focus on the end result (being done assembling your IKEA furniture), the more likely you are to rush and make a mistake. The more you focus on the process (correctly going through the assembly steps), the more likely you are to complete the job successfully and efficiently.

8. Attach parts such that they are flush, level and/or square as appropriate as you go through the IKEA furniture assembly process. Doing so will help ensure your final product is perfectly put together IKEA furniture.

9. Give the IKEA assembly instructions the benefit of the doubt. IKEA puts a lot of resources into developing their furniture and furniture assembly instructions, so, chances are, if during the assembly parts do not fit together, appear improperly oriented, or seem flat-out wrong, there is a strong chance you made some mistake at a previous step in the IKEA furniture assembly. Backtrack your steps, find your mistake, correct your mistake, then move on. If you can’t identify your mistake, disassemble the whole thing and start over!

10. If you need additional guidance putting together your IKEA furniture, look for an online video demonstration of the assembly of your IKEA furniture. It would even be helpful to pause and play the video on your smartphone throughout the IKEA assembly.

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11. If you want to give your final IKEA furniture some extra stability, throughout the assembly process, add wood glue to each end of every wooden dowel used to assemble your IKEA furniture.

12. Beware using a drill. Using a drill to insert screws, bolts and cams often results in the damage or distortion of the parts (and of the pre-drilled holes in those parts) used in IKEA furniture. Such damage and/or distortion ultimately can prevent the assembly of your IKEA furniture.

13. Use only as many nails as necessary to attach the backing onto IKEA bookcases, dressers, entertainment centers, etc. such that the backing is flush with the IKEA product. IKEA’s furniture assembly instructions tend to call for the use of two to three times more nails than actually needed; and since most people are unable to nail each nail in perfectly straight, and thus risk nailing nails in at a slight angle such that nails protrude through the side of the unit, we suggest only using as many nails are necessary to attach the backing onto your IKEA furniture.

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You can hire us to assemble all types of home furniture. We have assembled hundreds of bookcases, desks, beds, dressers, tables, and so much more for our customers all around Boston.

14. If you need help finishing your IKEA furniture assembly, give Boston Home Services team a call. We promise we will be very helpful!

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Common Pressure Washing Situations

You may have seen professionals pressure washing, or maybe even done it yourself. For handling enormous cleaning tasks like buildings, walls, parking areas, heavy equipment, or even statues, a pressure washer is often the right tool for the job. Pressure washing is the preferred cleaning method for removing pollution and fuel emission residue on structures in urban areas. It is also an excellent method of removing mineral, lime, and hard water deposits. Homeowners, especially those who like to work on their own cars, will find that pressure washing is great for grease and oil stains in the garage or driveway; it can even remove graffiti!

DIY vs. Professional Pressure Washing
There is most likely a home improvement center or hardware store in you area that will rent you a pressure washer (or at least point you in the right direction to find someone who will). Make sure that you talk to the people you rent the machine from about the task you plan to use the power washer for to see if they have any advice about technique or particular cleaning solutions you can add to make the operation go smoother.

In professional hands, this is an efficient, effective cleaning alternative that will often save money over more labor-intensive methods. If you’ve never used a pressure washer before and are unsure of how they work, you may consider hiring a professional for the job. Because of the amount of power involved in pressure washing, an inexperienced user can unintentionally cause a great deal of damage. Situations like cleaning windows or siding with a power-washer require a delicate and skilled hand, so even if you are confident in cleaning stains from concrete in your driveway, you might consider hiring someone for these kinds of jobs as the cost far outweighs the risk of injury or damage to your home.

Boston Handyman suggestions to make your IKEA furniture assembly easier

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Don’t stress – Boston Handyman can help you with your IKEA furniture assembly project!

IKEA furniture may be less expensive, but it sure takes effort to put it all together. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way around it. Here’s what Boston Handyman suggests to make your IKEA furniture assembly easier:

  • Measure your space. Make sure the items will fit where you want them before you buy them. If the items don’t fit, you risk damaging your home…
  • Look through the entire manual before starting assembly. Decide if it is a one or two-person job. Don’t risk injuring yourself.
  • Prep, plan and clear your space. Don’t make it easy for tools, screws and instruction manuals to get lost.
  • Make sure you have the right tools. Most IKEA boxes include an Allen wrench or screwdriver, which is usually enough to get the job done. However, some furniture assembly requires your own tools, such as a hammer or screwdriver. It is also a good idea to get a power drill to speed things up.
  • Separate and count your pieces. Taking the time to organize your materials will help the process go a lot quicker. Plus, you won’t be stuck with a half-assembled piece of furniture when you realize something is missing.
  • Exercise Patience (easier said than done…) Realize that IKEA furniture takes time to assemble. Don’t rush. You’ll only get stressed and increase your chances of making a mistake. If you need to, take a break.
  • Check all fittings when complete. Make sure everything is screwed in tightly and securely. You don’t want any gaps or wobbly pieces.
  • Easiest way to get your IKEA furniture assembled? Yup, you were right if you knew we will say this at the end of this article – just call Boston Handyman at 617-651-2582. We are here to de-stress your IKEA experience.