Offices also use metal storage cabinets in many different applications. There is, of course, the basic filing cabinet, either 2 drawer or 4 drawer. The modern office, however, has many more options available. Everyone has seen the huge filing system in their doctors offices; long lines of open or closed shelf space, operated by a hand wheel to get to one shelf or another. If every shelf were stationary, they would take up too much floor space, which is often limited. By using cabinets that are moveable in this way, precious floor space is conserved. There is also a storage cabinet that is ubiquitous but not necessarily obvious: the mail cart. Some are made of wire baskets, but others are fully cabinets that are capable of being locked.
Many things in the home can be kept in storage cabinets, like media discs, cleaning and office supplies, and board games. In the garage, storage is often needed for various types of equipment and an assortment of tools. Many things stored in the garage can be valuable, such as tools sets and power equipment. In that case, a lockable storage cabinet may be preferable, since the tools will be more protected. There are many types of locking tool storage cabinets to choose from.
Garage storage cabinets can also be used to store lawn and garden supplies, tools, sports equipment, workbenches, and trashcans. Common household chemicals and other hazardous substances can be safely stored in secure garage storage cabinets. The proper cabinets can also protect workshop tools and supplies from moisture and dust.
Many bathrooms are built with only one place for bathroom storage. In the average sized bathroom the only built in storage is the cabinetry under the sink counter. Because bathrooms are typically small with limited floor space it is also not a common thought to put a piece of furniture in the room. If you are the type of person that keeps a lot of items in their bathroom you may want to consider a bathroom storage cabinet. These cabinets come in varying widths and sizes. A large bathroom can fit a larger piece of furniture but even a small apartment has space for a smaller cabinet.
You have to list down the items that you need to store in the cabinets so that you will be able to purchase the right kind of cabinets to be used. Go through those items and select the ones that would need to be stored and the ones that are useless and can be discarded. This will lessen the space that you would need and help you organize your things.