Take Your Tension Rod Beyond the Window With These 4 Hacks

This budget accessory proves its use around the house.

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Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Photo By: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Tension Rod Tricks

Tension rods don't get enough credit for being a true multipurpose item. Take yours beyond the window with these tricks for almost every space.

Contain Fido

Need to make a quick gate? Add three (or four) tension rods to a door frame with six to eight inches between each one.

Contain Fido

This setup is perfect for keeping your pup in his designated room.

Scarf Storage

Does your scarf collection look something like this?

Scarf Storage

Add tension rods in your closet or bedroom nook six to eight inches apart and a few inches forward to prevent overlap.

Scarf Storage

Loop your scarves around the tension rods so they're easy to grab on your way out the door.

Double the Space

When searching for spices becomes a headache...

Double the Space

Add more space to your kitchen cabinets with makeshift shelves, using two tension rods per shelf.

Double the Space

Spices now get a prime spot, and your cabinet has instantly grown in square footage.

Corral It All

If your under-sink cabinet looks a bit chaotic...

Corral It All

Add two tension rods above your highest item to create an additional, upper shelf.

Corral It All

Use bins to hold sponges, brushes, microfiber cloths and more. Doesn't that look nice?

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