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4 Storage Solutions For a Kitchen With Limited Space

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Not all people have the luxury of space to install massive kitchen cabinets and grandiose countertops. But just because you’re short in space doesn’t mean that you can’t have a functional, ergonomic, and appealing kitchen. You just need to be more economical and resourceful in your use of space. Here are four storage solutions that you can use to maximize your kitchen’s limited space.

1. Use Wall-Mounted Shelving 

Maximizing vertical space in your kitchen can help you make the most of your space and keep your kitchen organized. Custom wall-mounted shelves are a great way to store kitchen items such as dishes, pots, pans, and other items. Not only are wall-mounted shelves great for storage, but they can also serve as a design piece in your kitchen.

When installing wall-mounted shelves in your kitchen, you must consider the size and weight of the items you plan on storing. For heavier items, it’s best to use shelves securely mounted to the wall. You can use shelves mounted with brackets or Velcro if you plan to store lighter items.

2. Use a Pegboard 

You can use a pegboard to organize kitchen items. It provides a convenient way to hang items such as pots, pans, utensils, and cutting boards. It doesn’t occupy much space and can be easily mounted on a wall or kitchen cabinet.

To get started, choose a pegboard that will fit in your kitchen and measure the area where you’d like to mount it. Make sure the pegboard is securely attached to the wall or cabinet, and then you’re ready to start hanging items. Pegboards don’t just look good; they also make frequently-used pans and pots easy to reach.

3. Utilize Corner Space 

Custom shelves that fit in your corner space are a great way to maximize storage space in your kitchen. They are perfect for storing items too big or bulky to fit in cabinets or drawers, such as large pots and pans, or even items like cookbooks and other supplies. Corner shelves also provide easy access to items, making them ideal for a busy kitchen.

There are a few things to plan when it comes to custom corner shelves. First, you need to measure the space you have available and determine the size of the shelves you’ll need to fit. You’ll also want to consider the material you want to use – wood, metal, or glass. Depending on the look you’re going for, you can choose a material that will complement your existing décor. 

Once you’ve settled on the size and material of your corner shelves, you’ll need to ensure they’re securely mounted. Building and installing corner shelves can be tricky, so it’s best to consult a professional cabinet maker if you’re unsure. 

4. Use Cabinet Tops Wisely

Many kitchens have space above the cabinets that you can use for additional storage. You can utilize this space in various ways, such as installing shelves or baskets or simply decorating the area with interesting items. Adding items to the space above the cabinets allows you to maximize the additional storage while making the kitchen look more attractive and organized.


Maximizing your limited kitchen space can be daunting, especially if you don’t have the necessary woodworking skills. The good thing is you can hire custom kitchen cabinet makers to execute your vision. Follow the four tips above to achieve your ideal kitchen, even if you don’t have the biggest space.

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