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Keep Your Kitchen Tidy with Organized Shelves and Cabinets

Washington Tenant Organizing the Pantry in Their KitchenKeeping your Washington kitchen organized needs more than regular cleaning. It also means using a good organization strategy to keep your dishes, pans, and food items within easy reach and where they belong. In many kitchens, cabinet and shelf space is limited. Nonetheless, by trying some of the clever organizing hacks, you can quickly make the most of the storage space in your rental home’s kitchen.

The essential thing you have to think about when organizing a kitchen is that there should be a clear separation between the stuff you hold in your upper cabinets, your lower cabinets, and your shelves. It will be ideal if you keep dishes and glasses, cookbooks, and other often-used items in upper cabinets. If your house has a pantry, start arranging all of your food items and don’t just stack them in random order. Start grouping items according to food or container type, frequency of use, and so on. If you have pretty dishes or glassware, consider displaying them on open shelves in eye-pleasing groupings. Lower cabinets are best for heavy pots and pans, small appliances, mixing bowls, and cleaning products. Don’t forget to install cabinet locks for safety.

When you know where you want to position your stuff, the next thing you need to do is to develop an organizational strategy. Much of the time, the simplest strategies are the best. One easy way to organize kitchen shelves, cabinets, and drawers is to use organizers designed for that purpose. Much as silverware trays keep your utensils neatly in their place, it is the same for knife blocks and spice racks. A chaotic spice cabinet can make cooking in your kitchen a frustrating experience. But with a little organization, you can easily get your favorite spices while putting some of the lesser-used items toward the back.

If the usual kitchen organizers are too limiting or too expensive, consider repurposing other types of organizers for use in the kitchen. For example, a simple magazine holder can also be used to keep jars and random items under control. That can also be utilized to organize cleaning supplies. Arrange it according to the most regularly used items and put it in the front. Another office-to-kitchen crossover item is the file folder. If you can find an inexpensive large metal file organizer, it could be placed in a cabinet to keep baking pans, lids, and other loose items tidy. To keep the file rack in place, use a rubber-backed shelf liner or some hook-and-loop tape.

With regards to canned foods, maintaining everything neat and easy to see can often be a problem. Another useful tip to keep canned goods organized is to use wire shelving designed for closets. The underside of wire closet shelving typically has a lip that, when tilted at a 45-degree angle, can make an excellent cabinet rack. As each can is used, the remaining cans will shift downward, making it much easier to check your stock at a glance. With the aid of this simple hack, you will never have to search for loose cans or think about what’s inside that messy cabinet ever again.

Certainly, another excellent way to keep cleaning products organized and off the cabinet floor is to use a simple tension rod. Through installing a tension rod inside a lower cabinet, you can then hang spray bottles, rags, and gloves. When it comes to this approach, it will help you keep your items off the cabinet floor and your favorite things within easy grasp.

Organizing kitchen shelves and cabinets can be a real time-saver. It will also help you to see what you have on hand, so you don’t need to buy needless things. With a few simple tips and recycled products or two, you can quickly get the organized kitchen shelves and cabinets you’ve always wanted.

Are you looking for the perfect Washington kitchen to organize and make your own? Contact Real Property Management Southern Utah at 435-673-4242 or browse our rental listings online!

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