Whether you’re an avid home cook or a busy parent, the kitchen is the heart of the home. Clutter in this space makes it difficult to find the things you need, adding stress to some of the busiest parts of your day. Here are a few tips from the organization experts at More Space Place for streamlining your kitchen, and simplifying your life.
Accumulating kitchen gadgets is inevitable. Whether they arrive as gifts or impulse purchases, they may seem fun to have around, but often fail to earn their keep. Appliances take up a lot of space, and one of the easiest ways to reduce clutter is to evaluate the ones that you keep. Ask yourself two questions. Does this still work? How often do I use this? If the answer to either of these questions is no or almost never, it’s time to recycle or donate the items.
Check For Duplicates
It’s easy for items to get lost or misplaced in the kitchen. The peeler goes missing and then reappears months later after you have already replaced it. Keeping several of the same items creates chaos in your drawers. Once a year, take inventory of the things that live in your kitchen and purge any unnecessary duplicates.
Optimize The Space
There are many ways to maximize the space in your kitchen and increase its efficiency. Installing a lazy susan will keep pots and pans from being spread out around the kitchen. It’s an effective way to consolidate space and maintain easy access to your essentials.
One of the biggest storage pitfalls is utilizing only the front half of your kitchen pantry cabinets. By installing pull out drawers, you can double the amount of space available in your kitchen pantry. These drawers allow you to use the whole cabinet and avoid the inconvenience of searching for items shoved in the back.
Get Started Today
A little bit of organization can go a long way in reducing day-to-day stress. Contact your local More Space Place for a free in-home design consultation; our consultants will help you find the perfect organization solution for your needs. You can also visit our showroom.
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