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Here are 10 brilliant ways to use tension rods throughout the house. I love using tension rods because they are inexpensive, easy to install & so versatile!

10 brilliant ways to use tension rods

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Here are 10 brilliant ways to use tension rods throughout the house. I love using tension rods because they are inexpensive, easy to install & so versatile!

Today I’d like to share 10 brilliant ways to use tension rods throughout the house.

I love to use tension rods because they are inexpensive, easy to install, and so versatile! They are great for my organizing clients to use because they don’t require any tools to install and don’t leave any damage behind, so they are perfect for renters.

Use tension rods to corral unwieldy cookie sheets and muffin tins.

The rods can be custom placed to fit your space.

Use a tension rod under the kitchen sink to hang bottles of cleaning solutions.

This is the view under my own kitchen sink and hanging up the bottles creates a lot more storage space underneath.

10 brilliant ways to use tension rods - under the sink to hold cleaning bottles

Use tension rods as a baby gate to safely contain pets or small children.

This is especially helpful because you can easily take them with you to grandma’s or other places that require a baby gate, without having to pack a large regular baby gate.

Use 2 tension rods in a bathroom vanity to hang storage bins.

The tension rods are placed so that the bins sit between them at an angle.  What a great way to add extra storage under the sink!

Use tension rods on the outside of your front windows to easily hang a wreath.

If the front of your house is flat like mine, however, it’s just as easy to hang the wreath inside the window as well. Awesome!

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Use tension rods to create a custom organized spice drawer.

If you have the drawer space, this makes finding your spices a breeze.  As I tell all my clients, it really is more efficient to keep your spices in alphabetical order, too.  (And not just because I’m a librarian 😉  If you store your spices in an upper cabinet instead, here is a post I did about organizing my own spice cabinet: How I organized my baking and spice cabinet.

Use tension rods and S hooks to create easy bracelet storage.

This could easily be used for necklaces or scarves as well.

Use tension rods to create a vertical shoe rack.

This works especially well in the space at the sides of your closet, which is usually pretty narrow and not functional.

Use tension rods and clips to hang bags in the pantry.

This helps create more space on the shelves themselves.

Use a tension rod  and S hooks under the upper kitchen cabinets to hold utensils.

This is a great way to keep all those cooking utensils handy right next to the stove, yet they don’t take up valuable counter space.

See what I mean?  Tension rods are so versatile! Grab some today and get organizing!

Do you have other ways you use tension rods? Let me know!

~ Pam

 

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Author: Pam Hoepner

Hi I'm Pam, a seasoned homemaker with a husband, 3 teenagers, and a houseful of pets. I'm also a librarian and professional organizer (The Economical Organizer) who loves to share my hard-earned homemaking, DIY and organizing skills with others so you too can have a Life, Creatively Organized.

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