Kitchens have always been the hub of family life. That's where all the food gets stored and prepared before it is served at the dining table. It is also where essential kitchen staples, including kitchenware such as cups, dishes, drinking glasses, kettles, cooking pots and pans, cutlery, bakeware, etc. and kitchen appliances like dishwashers, ovens, refrigerators and freezers, toasters, etc. are kept. It, therefore, comes as no surprise that kitchens are a focal point of interest for home makeovers.
If you want to optimise your kitchen storage capacity, here are a number of renovation ideas you should consider executing:
Mount cabinetry high up on your kitchen wall
There's no better way to maximise your kitchen's storage potential than with wall-mounted cabinetry. Storage cabinets installed high up the kitchen walls free up precious floor space and utilise unused vertical space in the room. But you should be smart about how you use your wall-mounted kitchen cabinets. Infrequently-used kitchen items like holiday dishes should be stored in the highest cabinets, while those that need to be used frequently should be kept within arm's reach.
Wall-mounted cabinetry is great, but they cannot fit in every inch of your vertical space. Install shelving on sections of your wall that are too small to hold cabinets. The open design of shelves makes them ideal for storing priority items that need to stay visible and easily within reach.
Hang items overhead
Another creative way to add storage space to your kitchen is to mount a rack to the ceiling, so you can hang cooking pots and pans there. As an added bonus, you get to make your walls an instant focal point of attraction.
Replace your cooker with a cooktop
Your choice of kitchen appliances can also impact how much space you will save. If you cook your food using a cooker, replacing it with a cooktop is a move that can save you a considerable amount of kitchen space. Unlike traditional cookers, cooktops are built into kitchen countertops with the burners at the top. This eliminates the need to reserve floor space exclusively for cooker placement.
There are several other smart ideas and kitchen renovations you can implement to ensure you make the most out of your available kitchen space, but you can never go wrong with the above-discussed ideas. The best way to achieve your kitchen renovation goals is to seek the help of a home remodeling contractor.