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Small Pantry Organization Tips

Are you looking for some help with your small pantry organization? West Creek Self Storage has compiled five simple ways you can save space in your kitchen and make more room for all of the things you need.

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Tips for Small Pantry Organization

If you have a small kitchen, then you know keeping the pantry organized is essential. Keep reading to learn about simple ways that can give your kitchen more space without expensive kitchen renovations.

Make Use of Open Spaces

The kitchen is the heart of your home, so make sure to organize it in a way that makes you feel good. Maximize space by utilizing open and empty nooks and crannies. Is that wall above the kitchen sink perfect for floating shelves? Install them! Do you have room on top of your refrigerator currently collecting dust? Put it to good use! Add a cabinet in the hallway outside of the kitchen to store those lesser used items. Every open space is an opportunity!

Add a Pull-Out Pantry

The benefits of a pull-out pantry are endless and can be the key to getting all your favorite ingredients without any hassle. Not only will you always know what’s in stock in your pantry, but this kitchen feature also saves space!

Create an Organizational System for Food Storage Containers

Pyrex and Tupperware are great for storing food, but they’re not the easiest to store. Stacked up high on shelves or sitting in piles around your kitchen, it’s easy to get frustrated by how much space these things take up! But all you need is a good stacking system. Stack the bottom of each container into the next – they fit into each other perfectly like puzzle pieces. Lids can be stored vertically next to your stacks. Keep these stored in low cabinets so they don’t tumble on top of you!

Group Like Pantry Items

Grouping your kitchen cabinet items into zones can help you find what is needed quickly and easily. These are some examples of how to group things in a typical pantry, but there’s no one-size fits all solution!

  • Pasta/Grains
  • Breakfast Foods
  • Canned Goods
  • Bread/Baked Goods
  • Spices
  • Bottles/Beverages
  • Snack Foods

Utilize Stacking

In a small space, it’s important to stack your items. Make sure that the shelves in your kitchen can support what you are putting on them and keep heavier things at bottom so they don’t crush anything less durable underneath!

Find Storage Units with West Creek Self Storage in West Creek, NJ

If you are still in need of more space even after implementing our organization tips, our self storage facility can help! Check out our drive-up storage units in West Creek, NJ. If you are unsure of where to start, call or stop by our office on Main Street to talk to one of our storage professionals about getting started. You can also visit our FAQs page and use our online storage calculator to determine what kind of unit is best for you. Then, you can rent your storage unit all online, contactless free.

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Paige Weary

About the Author: Paige is a Social Media Coordinator at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She brings the most useful storage tips and tricks to your social media feed and loves a good self-storage pun. Beyond work, Paige spends her free time traveling extensively, her most recent trip being the Andes Mountain region of Bolivia.