Velcro A Dustpan And Brush To A Vertical Surface To Free Up Space

Velcro A Dustpan And Brush To A Vertical Surface To Free Up Space

If you’re short on space, vertical storage solutions are ideal. Mount your dustpan and brush vertically with Velcro to keep it accessible but out of the way.

Picture: Carrie McBride

Apartment Therapy suggests attaching your cleaning tools to the outside of your fridge with a strip of Velcro. You might think that a magnet would be a better option, but author Carrie McBride noted she had a hard time finding the right glue to keep the magnets attached to the dustpan over time.

If you’re not keen on the idea of sticking a dirty dustpan to your fridge, any vertical surface, like a cabinet door, will do. You can use the same idea to keep a broom out of the way as well.

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  • Simpler solution: put a hook on the wall and then the hook & loop fastener doesn’t fill with dirt.

  • Sweet! So to make more room at home I should just velcro everything to the walls and ceilings? Will Do!

  • Now all I need is a way to attach Velcro that won’t make my landlord hit the roof next inspection. Not renter friendly at all. Not in this country.

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