What do you do with space under your house?
Hidden Treasure: 12 Things to Do With Wasted Space Around the House
- Wedge in a bench seat. Often one bench seat can be worth more than a hundred non-functioning shelves in an alcove.
- Hang a garden inside.
- Design a home office.
- Add a foldaway bed.
- Dig a cellar.
- Tuck in a corner sofa.
- Build a homework station.
- Add wall cupboards.
Similarly, you may ask, what is the purpose of a crawl space under a house?
Traditionally, crawlspaces are built on homes lacking either a basement or that are not built on a slab. The primary purpose of a crawl space is to promote air circulation through the home and also allow easy access to plumbing, electrical and other such maintenance, repair and installation needs.
Similarly, what is the space under the house called? In terms of the land, it can be called ‘floor space‘; in terms of the building, you might call it the ‘plinth area’ or ‘builtup area’.
Likewise, people ask, what can I do with the space under my stairs?
Creative ways to use the space under the stairs
- Hide the washing machine away.
- Create a seating spot.
- Make an immaculate coat cupboard.
- Build a dog den.
- Create some space in the kitchen.
- Design the perfect hallway storage.
- Use the space as a pantry.
Can you use a crawl space for storage?
It’s not advisable to store items in a vented crawl space due to the high risk of damage to belongings from humidity, mold, and pests, but since a closed crawl space keeps moisture and pests out, it’s suitable for storage. More extensive crawl space conversions can even make the space livable.