21 easy and effective ways to organize a small kitchen

9. Tackle messy drawers with organizers or install dividers in them to store differently-sized forks, spoons, knives and other miscellaneous items.

10. Bring out your labelmaker to tag opaque kitchen containers and categorize your ingredients in the pantry unit. Not only does it make your kitchen more organized, it’s highly satisfying to look at.

11. Store your most frequently used items in the cabinets that are easier to reach. Save the higher shelves for your least used kitchenware.

12. If you have an L-shaped or U-shaped kitchen, invest in a Lazy Susan to increase the efficiency of the corners.

Where permissible, introduce a metal rod with S-hooks to hang cups, or even a spice rack. This could help free up precious countertop space.

Optimize Storage

13. One can never have enough storage space. Double the vertical storage of your cabinets by incorporating shelf risers in them.

14. Or raise the height of your overhead cabinets to the ceiling. This also helps maintain the kitchen better because the gaps over these cabinets tend to collect dust and grime.

15. Where permissible, introduce a metal rod with S-hooks to hang cups, or even a spice rack. This could help free up precious countertop space.

16. Try using different baskets to store your table linen, mats and canned items.

17. Make maximum use of all the narrow gaps within the kitchen with slim storage on wheels, pull-outs or sleek cabinets. Let every square inch count!

Don’t forget the area under the sink. It’s a great place to store your daily cleaning supplies that tend to be eyesores.

18. We reiterate: maximize the space you have at your disposal. Affix a magnetic rack to your refrigerator that can be used to pack away spices, kitchen roll and other such items
you need at hand.

19. To make optimal use of bare walls, put up wall-mounted baskets for things like fruits and vegetables.

20. Try using cabinet hooks, or affix a narrow rack on the rear side of kitchen cabinet doors for additional storage.

21. Don’t forget the area under the sink. It’s a great place to store your daily cleaning supplies that tend to be eyesores.

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