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How to Optimize Your Kitchen’s Storage Space

Posted on: April 17, 2016

When homeowners in Northern Virginia come to us for a kitchen remodel, the number one item on the “must have” list is more kitchen storage. Since the kitchen is one of the most used spaces in your home, it is no wonder why you need storage space for pots, pans, dishware, food, and more. If renovating your current kitchen isn’t an option quite yet, there are several ways to optimize your kitchen’s storage.

Check out the ways below; or, if you’re ready to expand your kitchen with a renovation, call the kitchen design experts at WISA Solutions!

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Small Kitchen

Use stackable containers and cups – chances are your cabinets are full of containers, cups, and other items. Purchase items that are stackable to help you save space.

Invest in an island with storage – Islands are a great place to not only prep food but to also store your kitchen utensils! Choose an island with plenty of storage to hold items.

Hang mugs and more – Many of your typical hardware and home décor stores have hanging devices that make it easy to hang mugs, pots, pans, spoons, and more! Take advantage of your wall space and hang items to keep them out of your cupboards.

Store outside of your kitchen – Do you have plates and platters that are only brought out for holidays and special events? Store these items in closets, basements, or attics.

Store high – Do you have room above your cabinets? Install shelving above your cabinets to store items you do not need every day. This can be large platters, matching dishware, and more!

Install a pantry – Many pantries are built into the home; however, if you don’t have that option there are several ways to install a pantry. One easy way is to use large cabinets—similar to a wardrobe. This will allow you to store food and spices in places other than your kitchen cabinets.

How to Make More Storage in Your Kitchen

If you’re looking to increase the space in your kitchen, your best bet is to schedule a renovation. Renovating your kitchen can not only increase your storage but it also allow you to completely create a kitchen of your dreams—from countertops to appliances.

If you’re located in Northern Virginia, count on WISA Solutions. For more than 25 years, we have been renovating kitchens throughout Arlington, Alexandria, Lorton, Great Falls, and more! If you want to optimize your kitchen’s storage and make the most of your space, contact WISA Solutions today for a quote!

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