We found this basement entrance hidden under a carpeted trap door on Photobucket. It appears the door conceals the seldom used basement and allows for the space above to be used as a small office area when closed. An installation like this goes against some building codes in the US, and could cause allow for […]
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A user named Daniel on Apartment Therapy designed these stairs to make use of limited space in a 720 sq ft home. The treads on these stairs lift up to access hidden storage directly below. Two foot deep plywood boxes are located underneath the stairs to hold cowboy boots.
Bob Durnell posted this custom woodworking project over at LumberJocks. The small, seldom used basement of a California home lent itself to be accessed by a trap door. Bob lined up oak boards with the existing hardwood floor. He then epoxied those to an MDF board and reinforced it with iron channel for strength and […]
Smart Product Technology makes a kit to turn several of your bottom stairs into a hidden lift-up door. This kit allows you to reach the area underneath the stairs, or space inside the actual framing of the stairs. This can be used for storing guns and valuables. SPT makes the kits for any standard constructed […]
We found a picture of this staircase on Pinterest. It’s concealed by a wooden panel to the side and a trapdoor on the floor.
This custom wooden stair installation by Michael Uhthoff includes a secret opening door panel.
This user on Flickr shows their secret trap door opens up to reveal the basement stairwell.
A user on Reddit uploaded pics to this Imgur gallery of a secret bookcase door they found in their house. Kids were playing and found out this bookcase pivoted out to reveal a spiral staircase behind. Half way down the staircase is a secret crawlspace that some unknown person had been recently living in.
The stairs at Harvington Hall lift up to reveal a secret priest hole underneath. The hidden area consists of two rooms. The first is a small compartment where they would place insignificant treasures, hoping that would be enough to distract anyone searching. The actual priest hole was behind a second door in the back of […]
This custom media rack shown on AVSForum swings out by way of a secret door on Soss hidden hinges, allowing access to the rear of the rack and storage space underneath the stairs.