There was a time when many small or studio apartments had Murphy Beds… the type of bed that folds away and is stored in a wall unit. Many comedy sketches from early 1900s films featured these beds as a comic element. But the fact that we can talk about them today shows that they are still popular and useful. Read More
In the popular Downton Abbey television series, footmen and assistant cooks were often sent to the pantry to get a whole ham or some other ingredient for a meal. Alas, these days it is rare to find a footman, and most households don’t employ assistant cooks. Read More
Most homeowners use their garage as a multi-purpose storage area for basically any items that don’t belong inside the house. Over time (or maybe right after moving in) your garage can become littered with mountains of forgotten junk and stacks of boxes, making the space in your garage unworkable.