A small kitchen presents many challenges when it comes to storage and more so for renters. As a renter, you can’t go around knocking down walls or installing cabinets to create more storage space in your small kitchen. It doesn’t mean you have to put up with a cramped kitchen until your lease is up. Below are some renter-friendly ideas to create more storage space in your small kitchen.
- Use shelf risers
Shelf risers will help to double the storage space in your cabinets and on your shelves. They are an affordable solution to help you fit more into your cabinets. Use them to create more space for the storage of glasses, bowls, plates, and much more.
- Invest in a portable storage
Portable storage solutions such as a portable pantry cabinet will allow you to use space from the adjoining room for additional storage. There are various stylish options in the market. You can achieve a chic look in the adjacent room by choosing cabinet doors such as 21st Century kitchen cabinets.
- Use the top of your cabinets
Do the cupboards in your kitchen reach up to the ceiling? Many kitchens have space over the. It is space that you can make use of to store items. Invest in baskets or storage boxes to store items that you don’t use often. Ensure you invest in a step ladder to access these items safely.
- Use baskets to contain small items
Small artifacts can take up a lot of space on your counters, shelves, and in your cabinets. Invest in baskets to hold them. It will help to create more space in cabinets and on shelves while keeping these items organized.
- Invest in a lazy Susan
Use a lazy Susan in the corner of kitchen cabinets or shelves to create even more space. A lazy Susan will allow you to pack more into a small corner space that would otherwise have been considered unusable. They are especially beneficial for organizing canned foods.
- Use a tension rod
Tension rods get installed without the need for drilling holes. Use them to hang up items with S hooks or just hook the pieces directly onto the rod.
All the solutions outlined above are temporary. You can enjoy the additional storage space without the fear of losing your deposit at the end of your lease.