12 Genius Storage Bins and Containers That Will Keep Your Home Organized
Keep clutter contained with these home storage and organization solutions.
If you’ve ever looked around your house only to feel overwhelmed by all the mess and lack of organization, you’re not alone. Keeping everything organized can be a challenge, especially when you don’t have the proper tools and systems in place to find a home for everything in your space.
Below are some of the best storage bins and organizers that can help you solve all your disorganization issues. From bins and baskets to racks and food storage containers, these products will help you reclaim your home and say goodbye to disorder and disarray for good.
1. Airtight Food Storage Containers
These food storage containers, which our experts say are the best storage bins for your pantry, offer an optimal solution for keeping your snacks and other perishables organized. The clear design makes it easy to see what you have available when cooking or making a shopping list and the airtight seal helps to keep foods fresh. The set includes seven containers in a variety of sizes to hold pastas, rice, beans, candies, cookies, crackers, and more.
2. Stackable Storage Bins
Another top pick in our guide to the best storage bins, these plastic containers offer a wide range of applications for nearly any room in your house. They come in 10 different sizes to fit under cabinets, on pantry shelves, in the laundry room, or anywhere else that needs more organization. The bins can even stack on top of one another to allow you to maximize the space on shelves or countertops.
3. Storage Ottoman
If you’re looking for a sneaky storage spot to keep your living room or family room clutter-free, consider a storage ottoman. With an open interior design, this 15-inch cube ottoman offers plenty of space to keep blankets, toys, and other essentials out of sight, but still within easy reach. The ottoman folds up so you can tuck it away when it isn’t in use and comes in five colors to coordinate with your living space.
4. Grocery Bag Dispenser
Reusing grocery bags is good for the environment, but all those plastic bags can really take over your cabinets without the right holder. This wall-mountable grocery bag dispenser—which we named one of the best organizers under $25—holds up to 30 plastic grocery bags. Push the bags through the top of the organizer for storage, then easily pull one out when needed from the wide front slot.
5. Stacking Shoe Storage Bins
Keep your shoes from taking over your closet with these stackable shoe storage bins. Each durable polystyrene bin is sized to hold one pair of men’s shoes or two pairs of women’s shoes and can be stacked on the floor or the closet shelf to keep your footwear organized and easy to find. The bins have a high 4.5-star rating from The Container Store shoppers.
6. Grooved Beverage Organizer
This Fridge Monkey beverage organizer is one of the many genius products you can find at The Container Store. It’s made of a flexible rubber material that grips bottles and cans to prevent them from rolling around. You can mix and match up to 10 cans and bottles in each organizer, so all of your favorite drinks will be easily accessible.
7. Over-The-Door Pantry Organizer
If you never seem to have enough room in your pantry, you might want to snag this over-the-door organizer. Available with either five or six adjustable shelves, you can substantially increase your food storage space by hanging the organizer over the door or mounting it to the back of the door using the included hardware. It has more than 12,500 glowing reviews from Amazon shoppers who praise its versatility.
8. Under Bed Storage Drawer
After you tidy up your room, keep it organized and maximize under bed storage with this oversized drawer. Generously sized at 17⅜ inches by 29⅛ inches by 5⅞ inches, it offers ample space to hold clothing, shoes, linens, toys, and more. The clear design of the drawer allows you to see the contents, and you can stack multiple drawers under taller beds or in closets, laundry rooms, garages, and other spaces. People like how sturdy they are and that they’re easy to slide open and closed.
9. Tension Rod Shelves
Running out of floor storage space? Create your own floating shelf in the utility closet, pantry, laundry room, or anywhere else you need it with a tension rod shelf. This durable, stainless steel shelf doesn’t require any tools for installation and it comes in four sizes to fit openings between 20 inches and 74 inches. Simply twist the rod to adjust the length and secure the shelf in the opening. The ends of each shelf feature an anti-slip coating to keep them in place while also preventing damage to your walls.
10. Storage Cube Organizer Shelf
This ClosetMaid storage cube organizer shelf holds up to six storage cubes or baskets to hold almost anything and everything. The shelf features three open and three finished sections. Use the finished sections to hold decorative items for display, if desired. The laminated wood shelves are available in seven finishes, from white to black to natural birch. More than 34,000 Amazon shoppers have given the organizer their seal of approval.
11. Stuffed Animal Storage Bean Bag Chair
If you are in desperate need for toy storage ideas for all of your child’s stuffed animals, this bean bag chair offers an innovative solution. Fill the pouch with stuffed animals, clothing, blankets, or other soft items, then zip it shut to convert it into a comfortable chair. Available in two sizes, it comes in 12 vibrant colors and prints, including stripes, florals, polka dots, and even unicorns.
12. Yard Tool Storage Rack
To maximize your garage storage space, consider mounting this yard tool storage rack to the wall. It’s one of our favorite tool storage ideas and has an impressive 4.9-star rating from Etsy shoppers. The rack is available in heights ranging from 2 to 6 feet and it can hold up to 11 rakes, shovels, brooms, and other long-handled yard tools.
The prices listed here are accurate as of publication on 4/11/22.