Low-commitment kitchen/bathroom improvement options

For renters, students and DIY-avoiders, ripping out the kitchen or bathroom, or improvements that require drilling/hammering may not be an option. These suggestions will help you to create extra storage and solve some common issues without leaving any trace behind them.
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These storage hooks use nano-technology (a combination of friction and micro-suction) to create storage behind doors (for towels/dressing gowns/aprons) on the back of kitchen cupboards (great for keys or implements!) or even behind wardrobes. Stick firm (and hold up to 2kg weight) but removable without a trace.

These storage hooks use nano-technology (a combination of friction and micro-suction) to create storage behind doors (for towels/dressing gowns/aprons) on the back of kitchen cupboards (great for keys or implements!) or even behind wardrobes. Stick firm (and hold up to 2kg weight) but removable without a trace.

This corner shelf uses 'magic' glue to bind to tiles, but can be removed without causing damage or leaving residue. It sticks firm, and would be ideal in a shower or even kitchen. Coated to protect against rust. 3 year guarantee.

This corner shelf uses 'magic' glue to bind to tiles, but can be removed without causing damage or leaving residue. It sticks firm, and would be ideal in a shower or even kitchen. Coated to protect against rust. 3 year guarantee.

This no drill shelf is perfect for bathrooms or kitchens. It uses 'magic' glue to stick (and it sticks firm!) but can be removed without damaging tiles or leaving residue. Ideal for spices, shampoo or whatever you need it for!

This no drill shelf is perfect for bathrooms or kitchens. It uses 'magic' glue to stick (and it sticks firm!) but can be removed without damaging tiles or leaving residue. Ideal for spices, shampoo or whatever you need it for!

If you don't have space for a memo board, or can't knock in picture hooks, this magnetic whiteboard is a real asset. Comes with pen and eraser, as well as low-tack sticky tape to fix to cupboards/back of doors. Can be removed without damage.

If you don't have space for a memo board, or can't knock in picture hooks, this magnetic whiteboard is a real asset. Comes with pen and eraser, as well as low-tack sticky tape to fix to cupboards/back of doors. Can be removed without damage.

If you don't want to drill a kitchen towel holder into the wall, and don't want a bulky holder on the worktop, how about an overdoor one instead. Can be fitted to either the inside or outside of doors to take advantage of the 'dead' space. Coated to protect against rust and supplied with cushions to protect against damage to door surface.

If you don't want to drill a kitchen towel holder into the wall, and don't want a bulky holder on the worktop, how about an overdoor one instead. Can be fitted to either the inside or outside of doors to take advantage of the 'dead' space. Coated to protect against rust and supplied with cushions to protect against damage to door surface.

Keep bulky items out of sight by adding extra storage in the 'dead' area behind doors. This tall basket can hold anything from oil bottles (or wine?!) to kitchen towel. Coated to protect against rust and supplied with cushions to protect against damage to door surface.

Keep bulky items out of sight by adding extra storage in the 'dead' area behind doors. This tall basket can hold anything from oil bottles (or wine?!) to kitchen towel. Coated to protect against rust and supplied with cushions to protect against damage to door surface.

Pan lids take up too much space in cupboards! Instead, use an overdoor pan lid organiser. Ours is coated to protect against rust, and includes cushions to avoid scratches/damage to door surface.

Pan lids take up too much space in cupboards! Instead, use an overdoor pan lid organiser. Ours is coated to protect against rust, and includes cushions to avoid scratches/damage to door surface.

A chalkboard teapot is the ideal way to keep organised and add a decorative touch without damaging walls. Removable without leaving residue.

A chalkboard teapot is the ideal way to keep organised and add a decorative touch without damaging walls. Removable without leaving residue.


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comic book stickers - Fancy.com -- I don't where I could use these but they could add a touch of whimsy in the right application and off course they would work in a boys room.

comic book stickers - Fancy.com -- I don't where I could use these but they could add a touch of whimsy in the right application and off course they would work in a boys room.

These portable blackout blinds are brilliant for awkward shaped windows, and provide a dark environment without the need for drilling (or towels hooked up at the windows!).

Pop-Up Portable Blackout Blind by Lightsout (pack of two)

These portable blackout blinds are brilliant for awkward shaped windows, and provide a dark environment without the need for drilling (or towels hooked up at the windows!).

If you struggle to sleep with the flimsy blinds or curtains your room has, how about some temporary blackout blinds?

If you struggle to sleep with the flimsy blinds or curtains your room has, how about some temporary blackout blinds?

Medium Banksy Monkey Sign Wall Stickers

Medium Banksy Monkey Sign Wall Stickers

When you're sleep-deprived, hungover or stressed with your uni work, it's easy to forget to take out the essentials with you. Stick this removable sticker next to or on the door to make sure you leave home with keys, money, glasses etc!

When you're sleep-deprived, hungover or stressed with your uni work, it's easy to forget to take out the essentials with you. Stick this removable sticker next to or on the door to make sure you leave home with keys, money, glasses etc!

Create an amazing talking point with a removable wall sticker: this one is a Banksy Apache helicopter.

Banksy Apache Wall Sticker by Binary Bx

Create an amazing talking point with a removable wall sticker: this one is a Banksy Apache helicopter.

Ensure you and your stuff stays safe with a temporary lock. Also great for bathrooms and travelling!

Ensure you and your stuff stays safe with a temporary lock. Also great for bathrooms and travelling!

Save electricity (especially important if you are paying the bill!) and the world with this reminder sticker to put on or near light switches.

Save electricity (especially important if you are paying the bill!) and the world with this reminder sticker to put on or near light switches.

Remind poorly trained housemates of bathroom etiquette with this fun (and waterproof!) sticker.

Remind poorly trained housemates of bathroom etiquette with this fun (and waterproof!) sticker.

A gorgeous, Banksy-inspired wall sticker to remind you to reach for the stars!

A gorgeous, Banksy-inspired wall sticker to remind you to reach for the stars!

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