Small Appliances Every Tiny Apartment or Dorm Needs

Caitlin M.
ByCaitlin M.

You don't have to have a large living space to have all the luxuries of home. With the help of smart storage solutions, expertly arranged furniture, and compact devices, any dorm or studio apartment can become an oasis. To help you tackle on any small space, we're sharing some of our top picks for space-saving appliances that have been curated by an editor who calls a tiny NYC loft apartment home.

George Foreman 2-Serving Classic Grill, $19.99 at Target

George Foreman 2-Serving Classic Grill

Ideal for a single person or family of two, this classic plate grill prepares two servings of food. And with a vertical storage option, you can easily find a home for this grill.

Oster Personal Blender, $24.99 at Target

oster personal blender

Smoothie lovers, rejoice. This personal blender allows you to mix up your favorite smoothie and take it with you. (The blender container turns into a portable bottle!) Plus, you can't beat that slender design.

Black & Decker 15.6V Dustbuster Handheld Vacuum Cleaner, $64.78 at

black & decker 15.6v dustbuster

Those who call a small space home know that although a vacuum cleaner is a necessity, a large one is not. This handheld Dustbuster is powerful and can reach into the smallest crevices to pick up dust and dirt like the best of 'em. Sure, it might not be for everyone to get on your hands and knees to clean, but when you see the power of this little guy mixed with how little space it takes up, you'll realize it's so worth it.

Smartek Usa Sunbeam Easy Grip Handheld Travel Steamer, $30.87 at

Smartek USA Sunbeam Steamer

Kiss irons with long, tangle-prone cords and oversize ironing boards goodbye thanks to this handheld steamer. With a compact body and detachable head, this wrinkle-releaser is designed for travel, but it might as well be tailor-made for tiny apartments.

Antec Mobile Products Spot Shower, $27.99 at

antec mobile spot shower

With just the help of a little bluetooth, you can have your fave playlist with you anywhere, anytime. We're all about the small design and the suction cup, you can easily take this speaker from your bathroom, kitchen, and even bedroom.

What space-saving appliances do you swear by? Let us know!

About the Author
Caitlin M.
Caitlin M.
Runner. Music lover. All things nachos. Follow me on Instagram: @caitlinsmiller