Post by Stacey Walker. Stacey mostly works behind the scenes for Walker Woodworking, managing day to day operations, and marketing. Stacey has helped many clients create their dream space.
Top 5 Home Organization Products
Whenever we picture a home, it tends to be one where everything has a place and is neatly put away, real life, however can be slightly different. Junk drawers and paper stacks are inevitable, they silently begin to take over multiple areas in the home without us realizing it. Slowly we feel overwhelmed by the amount of clutter and chaos these things bring to our life and we lose the ability to focus. A disorganized home can be linked to an increase in stress and hinder us from being productive. You make the choice to tackle the problem head on and successfully discard all the things that need to go but are concerned that the same thing will happen again. This is why we created this post, 5 products that can help you stay organized and enjoy a peace of mind in your home.
Kitchen cabinets provide you with ample storage and the outline for an organized space that can make dinner prep and morning routines a breeze. They are not, however, all created equal. Cabinets should each serve a purpose and particular function which give the homeowners the best use of space. Roll-outs are a great addition to kitchen design since they allow you to maximize the space of a cabinet and a simple way to quickly see everything in your cabinet. They are a great option for pantry cabinets as well, but their purpose doesn’t stop there. If you want to have a simple way to keep everything organized and where it needs to be then look no further than roll-outs. Mixers, large pots and pans, serving platters and more can all be neatly stored away but easily reached on roll-out drawers. They also are great for protecting yourself from heavy lifting and save you time searching through cabinets to find exactly what you need. If you are looking for a way to keep your food items, prep tools, or serving platters organized, consider including roll-outs in your design.
There is almost nothing more aggravating than trying to find a cutting board or certain serving utensil only to spend precious time digging through an entire drawer or cabinet and come up empty. Divider trays are the perfect solution for cookie trays, cutting boards, large platters, and cooling racks. This is a great design choice for those who love to bake since it keeps everything super organized and easy to reach. If you want to keep your baking section separate from your cooking area, just add two divider cabinets in different areas creating unique areas in the home that allow two people to accomplish their own tasks at the same time without getting under foot. It also makes cleanup and maintaining an organized workflow super simple since everyone knows where each tray or pan goes. Having them in one spot means you can reach it and see what you have with ease. Utensil dividers are another great option for kitchen cabinet drawers. No more struggling to keep your forks separate from the knives, they are effortlessly contained in their designated area making it easy to maintain an organized drawer ready to be used for every meal.
Lazy Susan blind corner
Corner cabinets are a great way to maximize the kitchen storage but if not used correctly they can turn into wasted space. Corners can’t be helped in design but it’s how you use it that makes the difference. A lazy susan is the perfect way to gain the most out of your blind corner cabinet with its simple rotation layout. This rotation means you can fully use the cabinet, have easy access to whatever is in there and quickly spin it to see what you have inside. It can serve as the place to store items such as mixers, baking supplies, and even large pots and pans. Organization is simple when you have a lazy susan in your corner cabinet and it is easy for the younger members of your household since they can quickly reach items stored here like snacks and beverages. Lazy susans mean you are reaching the full potential of your home and keeping it running smoothly.
Spice rack cabinet
Spices are a necessity in the home especially if you enjoy a wide variety of flavor in your food. They transform a kitchen atmosphere with the smell and make your family hungry as soon as they walk inside your home. As much as we love using spices to cook up those favorite dishes, we often dread the storage of them. It is always inevitable that certain spices get stuck in the back because we can see them and don’t want to pull everything out. We also have to reach up high since we tend to store them above the range hood or in some other random spot. They are hardly in a convenient spot and their storage area is most likely littered with crumbs from the sprinkled contents. Storing spices often gives us as much frustration as flavor which is why we recommend including a spice rack into our clients kitchen design. Location and size are two important factors when planning this storage space. They need to be near the stove and large enough to keep all that you need. We know that cooking with all the items you need right nearby makes all the difference. This is the best way to keep your kitchen organized on a permanent basis. Here are a few additional tricks and tips for you to implement.
Electronic devices have become a staple in our home, we use them to check the weather, watch our favorite shows while we cook, and follow a recipe. No one, however, enjoys walking into a kitchen where the counter is cluttered with chargers. Because we rely on them just as much as you do we understand the need for charging stations hence the need for docking drawers. These drawers are designed to integrate seamlessly with your cabinets, allowing you to easily charge your devices right inside the drawer neatly tucked away from guests and out of your way when not needed. Think of it as a use-as-needed basis that is always accessible. It is also a trusted, reliable way to include additional electrical outlets to your kitchen while keeping it completely organized and your counters clutter-free.
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Your home is your sanctuary, it is where you gather with those you love and recharge for tomorrow. Life is hectic but you have the power to control your personal space and environment. Our goal is to help you achieve the space you need to thrive and prepare to meet each day feeling your best. With over 20 years of experience helping hundreds of clients in 16 plus counties, our design team is ready to assist you in claiming the victory over clutter and take back your home for good. Visit our galleries to see a sample of our work and find the inspiration you need for your home renovation. Contact us and let’s get planning your dream space.
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