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homify Top 5: Home organisation tips and tricks galore!

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As sure as morning follows night, you can count on your homify Top 5 to be here each Sunday morning.

And when we say it's your Top 5, we really mean it! We just simply round up the best articles of the last week, which were clicked, read and shared by you, dear readers. 

First up, we have some brilliant ideas to help keep your home organised, which went down a real storm. You'll also get a second chance to see our tricks to save you money when building a house, and another opportunity to peek inside 23 organised homes with clever ideas you can steal.

We'll finish things off with a home that has a frankly jaw-dropping glass extension and then show you some refreshingly simple cleaning tips that actually work.

There's plenty to get stuck into so let's not stand on ceremony. Oh, and don't forget to leave a comment to let us know which article was your favourite!

1. Brilliant ideas to help keep your home organised

Getting your home running like a well-oiled machine can seem like an impossible mission only Tom Cruise and his crack team could complete. Fortunately, we've found some fantastic solutions that will have your home organised and easy to maintain in no time! 

From hidden storage to furniture that can disappear before your very eyes, you won't believe how many incredible ways there are to make your home more streamlined, tidy and efficient.

2. Tricks to save you money when building a house

Fulham, London - rear extension, loft conversion and entire house renovation including inserting swimming pool by Zebra Property Group
Zebra Property Group

Fulham, London—rear extension, loft conversion and entire house renovation including inserting swimming pool

Zebra Property Group

If your dream is to own your very own house, then you are certainly not alone – many many people worldwide imagine the day when they can stop paying rent and start paying off the bond for their very own ‘happily ever after’ abode. However, with the sweet comes the sour, for when it comes to building your dream home from scratch, a big budget is required (and missing) in most cases.

But as this is homify, we are ripe and ready with a few plans to help you achieve a beautiful end result. Thus, if you want to kick off your shoes in your very own home without having to rob a bank to do so, see our tips for how you can save some money in the process…

3. Organised homes with clever ideas you can steal

Innovative storage solutions. Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by homify Modern

Innovative storage solutions.


If your knowledge of home organisation only goes as far as a few perfunctory wall shelves, prepare to be amazed at what other people are doing with their homes.

In a bid to get ever more tidy and organised, new and fabulous ways to add storage to homes are being dreamt up by talented interior designers and craftsmen.  

But, don't take our word for it, take a look and be inspired instead!

4. Jaw-dropping glass home extension

Ashley Road Modern living room by IQ Glass UK Modern
IQ Glass UK

Ashley Road

IQ Glass UK

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to add an extension to your home? Does it all seem a little bit too hard and confusing? Not to worry, because we at homify are here to put your fears at ease.

Our passion is to find and share the most helpful and inspiring projects from right here in the UK, so that you can see how it can be done first-hand. We also have a growing list of professionals from the UK who can help you with any of your future home improvement projects.  

In this Ideabook, a couple from London have shared their recently completed project: a modern extension to their family home.

5. Refreshingly simple cleaning tips that actually work

There's a reason why cleaning is called a chore so don't feel bad about admitting it's your least favourite part of the week. It's ours too! 

Well, that was the case until we sourced some fantastic cleaning tips that will have your home sparkling so brightly even a professional cleaning team would be impressed!  From smell-free kitchens to banishing hard water stains, we've got a trick for everything.

Go on, tell us which article was your favourite...
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