SMALL SPACE STORAGE SOLUTIONS: KITCHEN
Whether you’ve already built your dream kitchen or are just trying to make the best of what you have, it’s rare to have enough storage space. Clever and efficient storage solutions are key! Having a designated home for every kitchen appliance and grouping like food items together will not only save you a lot of time, it will make using your kitchen so much more pleasant. And we have a few tools to help you do just that.
The pantry is where you store lots of small items — spices, oats, cereal, canned food, pastas — you name it! If not properly organized, it’s easy for them to become a cluttered mess. You end constantly buying items again while the ones you originally purchased lay on the bottom of a pile, inching towards their expiration dates! But if you compartmentalize each food group into bins or racks, you’ll have easy access to whatever you need.
There are many ways to go about creating a system for your lower cabinets; depending on what you need the space for. You can install pull-out drawers, attach small racks on the inner door, or you can add shelves (which will talk about in the next point) for organized division. Pick the tool to make the space work for you.
Most kitchen cabinets have very high shelves, and people ending up stacking different types of items to make the most of the space. But it’s super annoying to have to lift up a whole stack of small plates just to reach one large one. A shelf system can help you keep different items separate, so you can just reach for what you need. Plus, they can be super affordable!
We’ve all been there — you spend forever rummaging through the drawer in search of a specific tool and your reward for finding it is not being able to open the drawer again because the reshuffled contents made the drawer stick. There’s a better way! A drawer separator can contain some of the chaos by grouping like utensils together.
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