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Where to Put Things in Kitchen Cabinets

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Many of the cabinets are now going to be used for hanging some things. You can put plastic containers and non-perishable food products. For those who want to invest further, there are more particularly storage racks the cupboards. That way you can put jars with liquid foods that require more airtight packaging.  The pantry door is mostly a great place. If you want more privacy, use the wall that is next to it to put some containers.

Put your most used things up high

There’s no right or wrong way to organize your kitchen. Do whatever works for you and makes you feel most comfortable cooking. That said, there are some general guidelines to keep in mind.Put your most used things up high.Stash the stuff you rarely reach for down low. Consider what’s convenient for your body and make it easy to get to the things you use often, like coffee cups, cereal bowls, and plates.

 If you have kids, they’ll need easy access to their stuff as well. For example, grab-and-go snacks should be at a child-friendly height so they can help themselves without you having to worry about breakage or spills (although we hope you don’t store them in glass jars).

Use the top shelf wisely, and use wire racks

The top shelf is valuable real estate in the kitchen, and it’s also the hardest to access. You’ll want to keep some things high up there and out of reach for everyone except the tallest people in your household.Use the top shelf wisely, and use wire racks. Anything you might need a ladder to reach should not be products you use on a regular basis.

Consider items like your wedding china (if you don’t use it often), seasonal or other infrequently used appliances, cookbooks or other large items that are too tall for lower shelves.The next shelf down is the perfect place to store plates, platters and serving dishes that you use less frequently than your day-to-day dinnerware.

If your cabinets are tall enough, put an extra shelf just below the countertop

The best place to store a knife is in a block near your cutting area. To maximize space, hang pots and pans on the wall.If your cabinets are tall enough, put an extra shelf just below the countertop.The best place to store a knife is in a block near your cutting area.To maximize space, hang pots and pans on the wall.

Put the most used things close to the top and in front of the cabinet

There are no hard and fast rules for where to put things in your kitchen cabinets. After all, what works for you and your family might be different from what works for others.However, there are some general guidelines to keep in mind. Putting the most used things close to the top and in front of the cabinet you’ll be looking through most often can help save time and make cooking easier.

For example, if you’re a tea drinker, putting your teacups on a high shelf in the back of a cabinet or on a bottom shelf that’s tucked under the counter will make them harder to reach than if they’re located right in front of you, at eye level. If you use certain items only occasionally, store them on higher shelves or farther back so that they are out of sight and out of mind.

Make good use of vertical space in your cabinets

One of the best ways to make good use of your cabinet space is to stack items up. This will get them out of the way and allow you to use more of your cabinet space. You can stack plates on top of each other, and then place them in the corner of the cabinet.You should also try stacking pots and pans on top of each other so that they take up less space in the cabinets.To make it easier to get to things that are high up, you should put rarely used items on the highest shelf. For example, you can place holiday mugs on the top shelf.

If you have cabinets above your sink, then this is a good place to store items that you use when doing dishes.You can also optimize your drawer space by using drawer dividers. These will allow you to separate all of your flatware into different compartments so that it’s easier for you to find what you need.

Group items by category

When you’re organizing your kitchen cabinets, group items by category. For example, keep all your baking supplies (baking soda, baking powder, flour, sugar) together in one place. This will make it easier to find what you need and put it back when you’re done with it.Keep your most commonly used items closest to where they’ll be used. If you use the coffee maker every morning, put the coffee, filters and mugs in the drawer or cabinet closest to the coffee maker.


The height, width and depth of your kitchen cabinets can be both a limitation and a blessing when deciding where to put things inside them. After all, you want to make the best use of space while not limiting accessibility. If your cabinets are deep enough, you can store your pots stacked neatly in organized rows on the floor of the cabinet or on a slanted rack.

It might seem like an inherent disadvantage to have to bend down to get them, but the pots are easy to access on the rack and out of the way when not in use. In addition to organizing your pots by size and type, you should also consider weight when determining where to store them. Place your heaviest pots at the bottom of the stack or against the wall so they’re easier to remove first without disturbing others.