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Small Pantry Organization
September 26, 2022

5 Tips for Small Pantry Organization 

Looking for ideas to create a small pantry organization system in your house? If you have a tiny area to work with, such as in your kitchen, you’ll need to use your initiative. As a result, we’ve provided some storage solutions for small spaces so that you may get your kitchen area in order. Check out these ideas from Self-Stor-It on how to make the most of limited storage space.

Tips for Small Pantry Organization

Whether you want to completely remodel your pantry or make better use of the small pantry space you already have, there are plenty of ways you can organize this essential part of your kitchen. 

Consider Every Open Space as a Storage Alternative

If you don’t have enough storage space in your kitchen cabinets and pantry, take a look around your house for additional vacant areas that might be used. Is there wall surface above your sink that could accommodate open shelves? You may also want to add a kitchen island or extend one that exists now. Also, don’t forget to seek outside the kitchen for ideas; a passage between the kitchen and living room may provide plenty of room for an extra cabinet or storage system while still permitting easy access to whatever you want to keep there.

Install a Pull-Out Pantry

In the space-saving design, a pull-out pantry is an excellent way to store your kitchenware. At the end of cooking your meal, you may see each item and store everything away in a clutter-free kitchen because you can open the door.

Keep a Handle on Food Storage Containers 

If you have an excess of Tupperware and Pyrex containers, you’ll need to find a solution to organize them. The bottom of the containers should be stacked on top of one another while the lids are kept vertical. Make sure not to store your containers too high in cabinets where they could cause an overhead avalanche. To keep yourself safe, make sure they’re at eye level or lower.

Group Your Pantry Items 

The first rule of organization is generally grouping like items together. Once you have figured out the layout of your pantry, consider these categories for easy-to-find storage: 

  • Cans
  • Pasta/Grains
  • Bread/Rolls
  • Breakfast Food
  • Snacks
  • Spices
  • Bottles/Beverages

Stack Whenever Possible

More than likely, you have limited shelving in your kitchen pantry. Consider which non-perishable items can be safely stacked on top of one another to create more space.

Self-Stor-It in Cheshire CT

Need to clear some room in your house before tackling small pantry organization? Look no further, Self-Stor-It in Cheshire, CT is here to help! Self-Stor-It is an indoor storage facility on Highland Avenue that offers both new movers and residents alike affordable self storage solutions. Whether you are looking to clear space in your home or store commercial supplies and inventory, Self-Stor-It has the best self storage in Cheshire, CT to suit your needs. Call or email our storage facility today, or stop by in-person and chat with our team of storage experts at Self-Stor-It!

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Paige Weary

Paige Weary

About the Author: Paige is a Social Media Coordinator at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She brings the most useful storage tips and tricks to your social media feed and loves a good self-storage pun. Beyond work, Paige spends her free time traveling extensively, her most recent trip being the Andes Mountain region of Bolivia.