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Kitchen Organization Tips

By December 12, 2018Cleaning, Housekeeping

We spend so much time inside our kitchens, whether it be for eating a meal, cooking, sipping coffee, reading the paper, or more. As the kitchen is unorganized or busy feeling, it might make you feel stressed and make activities such as doing the dishes or cleaning take longer than they really should.

Follow these 7 steps to organize the kitchen in a single day.

  • Organize your bowls, dishes, and cups nearest to the dishwasher. It’ll make things move faster when you’re putting dishes away.
  • Use different sized bins, containers, and baskets that have labels to organize the pantry. Place items you’d need at the same time, like pasta sauce and spaghetti, together.
  • Use Bins: It’s possible to purchase simplistic bins from a dollar store to assist in organizing your food on shelves. You might have a bin for cheese, another one for drinks, yet another one for yogurt, as well as a bin for leftovers inside Tupperware.
  • Keep Expiration Dates Right in Front: When you place something that has an expiration date label inside the refrigerator, face the label outward in order for you to see it each time you “scan” your refrigerator. In addition, try to keep items which expire at eye level in order for you to see them first!
  • Items in the Door: Whatever you store inside the door of your refrigerator must be something which can stand up to a little exposure to warmth as these are the first to feel the impact as the door is opened. Stick with dairy, drinks, or condiments.
  • Keep a List: Whether it is a tear off pad or white board, keeping a shopping list directly on the door of the refrigerator is going to make it simpler to track what’s running low. It’ll save you time to jot it down as you notice instead of taking inventory of all items in the refrigerator before a shopping visit.
  • Buy a spice rack and place it close to the stovetop in which you will need it most.
  • It is so simple for Tupperware to get out of hand. Try to use bins to better organize the Tupperware with likewise sized lids inside their own bins and containers stacked inside a larger bin.
  • It may be difficult to find out the best method of organizing your serving spoons, spatulas, and other bigger utensils. Begin by placing your most utilized items inside a cup or jar on the counter close to the stove. Then, buy a few thin and short bins which will fit inside the drawer and divvy up the remainder of the things inside them.
  • Keeping cleaning agents underneath the sink is a good idea, yet sometimes may become overcrowded. Put in a closet pole across the upper part that spray bottles may hang from by the trigger lever.

Once the kitchen is organized, you will want it to be clean and then remain clean! Visit Anago today for a free estimate.

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