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Even in the best-organized kitchens, it can still be a pain to find something you need when you need it. You might forget which drawer you put it in, or maybe it's hidden behind something else. Going through drawers to get what you need can be annoying and potentially time-consuming.
The utensil drawer in your kitchen definitely has the potential to become disorganized, especially when you have many larger utensils that need a place to go. These utensils can take up a lot of space in your drawers and create clutter and disorganization. They can also crowd your counter space, cupboards, and cabinets excessively and make it difficult to get to other things you may need.
A lack of space is common in most smaller kitchens, and even some larger ones where there are many items that need to be stored. But whether you have a small or large kitchen, keeping your utensils in order will help the area look better as well as make your kitchen items easier to find. If you feel like utensils are overwhelming the kitchen area, a good solution is to install a utensil rack.
Utensil racks come in various designs, but all do the same general task. These racks are designed to organize and hold your kitchen utensils, giving you a place to put them that is out of the way but easy to access. Although you can place these racks wherever you like, a popular location is on the wall under the kitchen cabinets or near the oven range. These convenient racks are perfect for kitchens that could use a little more organizational space.
You can find all kinds of models of utensil rack to suit your kitchen's size and style. Many racks include a rod and hooks attached that you can hang various utensils from. You can also find racks with baskets or containers attached for smaller utensils or other kitchen tools. These racks can be installed on your wall with ease in only a few minutes.
To organize your utensils on the rack, remove them from their current drawer or the counter area and arrange them on the installed rack. You can place them in order from largest to smallest for an aesthetically pleasing look, by color, or any way you like. With the use of a utensil rack, you can bring your kitchen together and give yourself more organizational space.