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How to Organize a Kitchen

How to Organize a Kitchen


Although the process of organizing your kitchen seems like it would be a tricky task you'd be amazed at how quickly you can do it. The finished product isn't just knowing where everything is by having everything in an appropriate home to save you time and keep everything in good condition.

Organizing your kitchen doesn't have to take a long time to do. The first step of course is to empty the kitchen area by area, or section by section, you can leave the food items in the fridge and freezer though. Take this time of an empty kitchen to clean the counter and cupboards. Throw out any food items that are expired, stale or spoiled as well, you may also take the time to remove anything that you know you will never use.

Sort everything that you use in to its like items, plates with plates, cups with cups, etc. Then sort those piles into two separate piles, one pile of the things that you use regularly and one pile for the things that you use occasionally.When you design where to organize everything in your kitchen you can keep the things that you use regularly at easy to reach places and the things that you only use occasionally, such as seasonal cookware, can be tucked away where they can still be reached but they don't have to be in prime cabinet space. To get everything to fit properly and so you can reach it easily use an array of kitchen organizers.

For more specifics of how to organize your kitchen cabinets check out the article How to Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets. Again there are many different kitchen organizers that can solve storage problems in your kitchen. Don't forget to utilize the space on the walls for spice racks, hanging frying pans and large utensils. Organize items nearest where they are needed, bread box by the toaster, knife set by the cutting board, etc. Try limit the amount of counter space that you use for appliances and keep the ones that you don't use everyday in a cabinet.

Lastly keep in mind who uses the kitchen and for what. If you likely find yourself tripping over your partner has you prepare breakfast and they prepare their lunch, have what they need in one area and in a separate area have what you need. Once your kitchen is organized you'll find that you want to go in it much more often to cook and that cooking will be a lot easier and more enjoyable.

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