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How to Find Hidden Kitchen Storage Solutions

You love being found in your kitchen, preparing sumptuous meals for your family but you are bordered by a little problem – you have limited storage in your kitchen pantry.

It would surprise you to know that there are lots of hidden kitchen storage solutions in your pantry and that when you find and make use of these solutions, you will be able to save more space, de-clutter your flat surfaces and make better use of the space you have. These solutions can be found under the kitchen sink, behind closed doors and others. Listed below are some of the hidden storage solutions for your kitchen pantry.

What hidden storage can you find in your kitchen?

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Find hidden storage behind the closet doors:

A lot of professional designers have been able to create fully functional kitchen storage solutions behind closet doors. It all depends on what you like, you can have open-faced cabinets, glass-faced cabinets, labeled drawers, wine racks and even cupboards designed behind these doors. With the open-faced or glass-faced cabinetry, you proudly showcase that favorite dishware you have tucked away for a long time. Baskets can also be added to hide away those items you don’t want in public glare.

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Find hidden storage in drawers with multiple compartments

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Pull out drawers and under sink drawers:

Some of these drawers come as two or three-drawer units and helps you to utilize more of the space in your kitchen pantry. For the under sink drawer, they can be used in storing your kitchen’s cleaning supplies or keeping the various bins like compost, recyclable and garbage bins and keeping them out of sight. You can also use the pull out drawers to organize the lids of your pot and other containers instead of them taking up the little space you have in the cupboards, making room for more storage.

Custom shelving and doors hide storage

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Custom-made shelving units:

These shelves can be made in the form of glide-out shelves for easier organization and accessibility. They also come made with chrome-plated wires that are capable of holding wine bottles, beverages, bottles of spices, canned drinks and foods. They are mostly used in walk-ins and especially designed for storing foodstuffs in large quantities. Working with a reputable professional designer will help you achieve maximum result with this kitchen pantry storage solution.

Consider having a professional organizer customize your pantry

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Reach-In storage solution:

The last but not the least, this storage solution is usually shallow and holds more items which are supposed to be out of reach of children. Works best for homes with kids, especially the restless ones that want to try out their hands on almost everything they see. It also saves you more space because of the depth.

Reach-in shelving ideas are perfect places to find hidden storage

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With these pantry storage solutions, you will not only be able to utilize the space you have in your kitchen, you will also end up simplifying your kitchen pantry area. Always keep in mind that when you pantry is well-designed and organized, it gives you the opportunity to reach what you need quickly and efficiently and helps you get back to what you love doing… cooking!

Ronique Gibson

Ronique Gibson is an Associate Architect and a LEED Accredited Professional, who has been in the architectural and interior design industry for over 13 years. Her architectural background has lent to years of hands on experience with homeowners, construction, and helping people love their homes. Ronique’s passion for finding inspiring and easy[...]

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