Have you been feeling overwhelmed when you walk into your kitchen? Like there is too much stuff and not enough space to put it all? Kitchen organization can be a daunting task, but it’s not impossible. In this blog post, we will give you three tips to help get your kitchen organized and ready in no time!
Declutter Your Counters
The first step to take is to declutter your counters. Counters can quickly become a catch-all for everything from mail to dishes to cooking appliances. If your counters are cluttered, the whole room feels cluttered. Take some time to go through everything on your counters and decide what can be put away or thrown away. If cluttered counters have you overwhelmed, it can be helpful to organize in sections or stages over a period of time.
Invest in Proper Storage
Having good storage solutions can make a world of difference. There are a variety of ways to achieve kitchen organization, but one of the most effective is to invest in proper storage solutions. For example, installing cabinet organizers can help to keep spices, utensils, and dry goods neatly sorted. Likewise, adding a few extra shelves or hooks can provide extra storage space for larger items. Investing in storage solutions can help you establish and maintain a system of organization and improves your kitchen’s usability.
Donate What You Don’t Need
Do you have 8 mismatched sets of measuring cups? And more importantly, do you need those 8 mismatched sets of measuring cups? Of course not! Most of us have kitchen items that we no longer need or use. Maybe it’s that extra colander that you never use or a set of old knives that are just taking up space. Whatever the case may be, donating your unwanted kitchen items is a great way to clear out some space and help someone in need. There are many organizations that accept kitchen donations, such as food banks, homeless shelters, and domestic violence shelters. These organizations often rely on donations to stock their kitchens, so your donation can make a real difference. Plus, it’s a great way to declutter your own kitchen and start the new year with a fresh slate.
No matter where you are in Spring cleaning, you can follow these tips to declutter your counters and cabinets, add storage solutions that make the most of your space, and donate or sell what you no longer need. If you’re looking for a more in-depth kitchen refresh, we can help! The Cabinet Coach can work with you to design your dream kitchen. Contact us today for your free consultation!