Toronto Apartment Living Is the Best: Here’s How to Make It Better!
Dundas Square, the Distillery District, the Annex and the CN Tower—living the apartment life in downtown Toronto is like living in the centre of the universe. You’re never far from energetic nightlife, world-class dining, Fortune 500 companies, and world-famous landmarks that make your daily commute one to remember. Even if your living space is a bit tight, you don’t really care. It’s worth the price of rent and the crowded living space!
At Migson, we know that living in a small space can be a bit of a challenge. Toronto apartment life might already be awesome, but here are a few tips to make it even better.
Get organized and creative
The key word here is organization. You’ve got to be well organized down to even the tiniest aspect of your apartment. Have a designated place for your recycling, magazines, extra linens, and pet bowls. Don’t be afraid to get creative with your necessities, either. Furniture that serves more than one function is a godsend. Consider a do-it-all coffee table that unfolds into a dining room table and comes with extra storage for pots and pans, linens, or books. An ottoman with storage space inside is also a sure fire creative marvel that looks great, is affordable, and highly practical.
Turn everyday items into part of your design
Too many extra shoe boxes? Sounds like a great opportunity for a hip bedside table. Is your bike taking up too much space in your hallway? Put the wheel up on the wall! See what we’re getting at?
If you find yourself struggling to balance between having too many things and not enough space, try to integrate your extra stuff into the layout or design of your home. Your walls provide ample space for items you want to show off to people, and you never know when you can make a chair out of a leftover box or wooden crate!
Start an urban garden
We know that the streets of Toronto are already a jungle, but concrete is never a viable substitute for real greens. Starting an urban garden, even if it’s just on your windowsill, is a great way to bring some natural greens into your home and boost your mood. Why not grow your own tomatoes? There are plenty of delicious herbs and spices that can be grown right from your window and make succulent additions to basic (read: budget!) dishes as well; consider garlic, basil, or mint.
Living in Toronto is like living in the heart of Canada. There’s nothing you can’t find on these bustling city streets. We know you’re loving life in your cozy apartment, but these tips will make it even better. If you find yourself really short on space, Migson offers easily accessible and affordable public storage options in Toronto and the rest of Ontario. Contact us today to learn more!