Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Space Saving tips for your Kitchen

By Scotts Of Stow Subscribe to RSS | December 19th 2011 | Views:
loading
 
  



We all have visions of the perfect kitchen, a gleaming white space packed with high-end electrical products, in which we prepare a variety of fabulously obscure dishes in a matter of minutes. The reality, however, is not always like this; with many people finding themselves struggling in small kitchens with limited storage space.

Small or badly designed kitchens can be a real pain, especially if you have a large family or enjoy spending time in the kitchen cooking. However, there are a few things you can do to maximise the space you do have and ensure that while it may not be your dream kitchen, you can certainly get along with it for now. Follow our tips to help make your kitchen seem much, much bigger.

Firstly, have a big clear out and throw out any clutter that might be clogging up your work surfaces or cupboards. Go through everything and ask yourself if you’re ever likely to use it; if the answer is no, either bin it or donate it to charity. Try to be honest; will you genuinely ever use that bread maker? Also, keep an eye out for items you’re doubling up on; no one ever needs two garlic crushers.

It can be useful to invest in some kitchen storage products to keep your belongings neat and tidy and ensure that you can find them easily. Even if you have limited space for a bookshelf or a storage cupboard, items such as larder drawers or plate racks ensure that you make the most of the space and help you to get more stuff into the cupboard. On the other hand, look at other furniture in the room and consider whether it might not be better elsewhere; the table in the dining room, for example, or the big squishy sofa in the living room.

If you do have a real problem with lack of space in your kitchen, why not try mini appliances? These space-saving gadgets are basically smaller versions of the bigger electrical items found in most kitchens, such as mini ovens, counter-top grills, etc. Their compact size means you don’t have to sacrifice space, and you can even convert the area where the original oven would have gone and use it for something else. Mini appliances also tend to use less electricity, and are usually able to take the full-size versions of normal foods (so no need to worry about mini-ovens equalling mini portions!).

If you’re really passionate about cooking, or perhaps just want to get away from it all, why not ask your family to leave you alone for half an hour while you prepare dinner? Not only does it give you a little time to yourself, it also means you’re not fighting for counter space and climbing over other people to get to the oven. Small spaces can become stressful if lots of people are in there trying to do different things, so asking for a little space to relax is definitely worthwhile if you find the chaos a little tiring at times.

Scotts Of Stow - About Author:
Saving space in the kitchen area can be challenging when there are many utensils and gadgets to store, that need to be easily accessed. Compact electrical items offer one of many solutions; sites such as Scotts of Stow offer a range of small kitchen appliances that can easily fit into any space.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/home-improvement-articles/space-saving-tips-for-your-kitchen.htm

Related Home Improvement Articles Subscribe to RSS

Wilsonart countertops for your kitchen
Published by Julia Roger on January 6th 2012 | Home Improvement
If you are planning to remodel your kitchen, you must be looking for possible options available. . ...
 
Different types of kitchen tiles
Published by Sophia Milller on March 14th 2012 | Home
When you decide to remodel your home, renovating your kitchen tiles may be one of the very first pro...
 
White Plains kitchen remodel- for a trendy kitchen
Published by James Blee on March 15th 2012 | Home Improvement
Kitchen, being an important part of our household, needs to be remodeled from time to time with the ...
 
Which you should buy for your kitchen.
Published by Kiersten Jeffery on March 20th 2012 | Home Improvement
You should have already realised that you will need to purchase for not only your home but also for ...
 
Edwards Flooring offers you some of the most exquisite wood flooring solutions in Kent
Published by James Blee on June 16th 2012 | Home
With a wealth of experience and a dedication to providing excellent wood flooring Kent solutions, Ed...
 
The customized kitchen and bathroom makeover
Published by Vivian Fox on January 3rd 2012 | Home Improvement
When you are looking for a kitchen makeover or a bathroom redesign there is need to hire the expert ...
 
Types and the choices of kitchen floor tiles and kitchen wall tiles
Published by Neha Seth on July 7th 2012 | Home Improvement
Choose carefully while making the choice of kitchen floor tiles and kitchen wall tiles for the bette...
 
Packers and movers for all your moving solutions
Published by Purushottam Chandra on December 29th 2011 | Home Improvement
Packing and moving companies have become almost regular need of our life. Hyper busy world keeps on ...
 
IT Woodwork can craft shaker kitchen designs that are as durable as they are of the finest quality
Published by James Blee on June 18th 2012 | Home
Wood Work is a small Bristol-based team of cupboard makers that specialise in crafting the finest qu...
 
Decorating the kitchen with walnut laminates
Published by Smith on December 29th 2011 | Home Improvement
Kitchen decor is increasingly gaining more and more importance with each passing day. Blame it on th...
 
New and refreshing look to your kitchen interiors
Published by Ghar Builder on May 29th 2012 | Home Improvement
Kitchen remodeling and improvement will give a new and refreshing look to your kitchen interiors. Af...
 
Kitchen Storage Bins – an easiest way to keep your kitchen clean
Published by Mike Nicholson on March 22nd 2012 | Home Improvement
Your kitchen in the home is the only place in your home that is called as the processing room. Your ...
 
Transform your kitchen with Laminate Countertops
Published by Smith on December 29th 2011 | Home Improvement
Your kitchen is that mirror that reflects your personality. So do not take it lightly. The way your ...
 
Different kitchen designs to choose
Published by Glyn Jones on April 16th 2012 | Home Improvement
Trying to find everything you need in your kitchen design and planning how it will fit into the spac...
 
Make an impression with stylish kitchen dinnerware and coffee mug sets
Published by Pratik Singh on February 16th 2012 | Home Improvement
There is a wide range of variety available for any one to choose from where the choice could be base...
 
Add colors to your kitchen by using wonderful kitchen wall tiles
Published by Ghar Builder on April 27th 2012 | Home Improvement
A modern kitchen is contemporary, designer and efficiently organized. To complement the other aspect...
 
Roofing solutions at an affordable price
Published by Warner on May 17th 2012 | Home Improvement
Needless to say that roof holds an important part of every house and utmost care should be taken dec...
 
To choose from a selection of the finest kitchen cabinet doors then Doors 2 Size
Published by James Blee on July 28th 2012 | Home Improvement
The complete range of kitchen cabinet doors that we offer, and indeed our entire range of made to me...
 
Kitchen accessories- pave a perfect way to enhance your kitchen
Published by Namebrandfaucets on December 30th 2011 | Home Improvement
The article mentioned above discuss about the importance of different kitchen accessories. Also, it ...
 
Commercial kitchen installation and designs
Published by Glyn Jones on July 6th 2012 | Home Improvement
Any professional installation company's services can be used. The appropriate equipment and items ne...