If you’ve ever experienced the panic that occurs when you receive that “I’m coming by in 5 minutes” text — a panic born of the fact that your home is filled with clutter and there’s nowhere to hide it — we have a solution for you. Clever retailers are producing stairs with built-in drawers, and we can’t believe we didn’t think of it sooner.
Stairpro Staircases, a custom staircase builder in Australia, is offering their customers InStep Drawers, stairs with built-in secret compartments in which to hide your mess. The drawers have tiny handles under the lip of each step that are so unobtrusive, visitors won’t even know they’re there.
A video posted to the company’s YouTube account shows how handy these drawers are and also how seamlessly they blend into the staircase itself: