Great ways to increase kitchen storage space
Furnishing your home can be a mind boggling task, and once you’ve gotten everything set up in the rest of the house, then it’s time to tackle the most intensive job in the home… the kitchen. There are so many gadgets and gizmos hitting the market these days, that it’s no wonder many of us quickly run out of storage space, and have appliances and food stuffs laying all around the kitchen area. But, it doesn’t need to be this way.
First, you’ll need to figure out just how much space you have in order to maximize your efforts. Kitchen cabinets are the most common way to store stuff of a culinary nature, but if you’ve already made use of all the space that could accommodate them, then it’s time to move on to other sources. By all means though, if you have the room, add more cabinets to your kitchen.
A hutch is a great way to provide extra storage for your kitchen, and these are great for things you want up and out of the way, but would also like to leave on display for friends and family to view on occasional visits. Growing up, my grandmother kept all her valuables and vacation knick knacks in her kitchen hutch for everybody to observe during visits, and her hutch was built right into the wall for added convenience.
Some other great kitchen pantry storage cabinet ideas? A walk in pantry is ideal for storing extra appliances and a surplus of food, while storage jars keep your counter tops neat and tidy, while providing storage for perishables such as beans, rice, pasta, etc. Kitchen islands are also a great way to add cabinet space and overhead space for pots and pans, should that be a desire of the home owner.
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