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Small Pantry Organization
September 26, 2022

5 Tips for Small Pantry Organization 

Are you searching for ideas to create a small pantry organization system in your house? If you don’t have a lot of space to work with, like in your kitchen, you’ll need to get creative. Here are some helpful storage tips from Defender Self Storage on how to make the most of limited storage.

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, look around your home for unused spaces. Is there any wall surface above your sink that could be utilized? You might also want to add a kitchen island or expand one that is already installed. Also, don’t forget to check outside the kitchen for ideas; a passageway between the kitchen and living room may be big enough for a larger cabinet or storage system while still allowing easy access to whatever you wish to keep there.

Install a Pull-Out Pantry

In the space-saving design, a pull-out pantry is an ideal kitchen storage option. As you pull the door open, you may notice each item and store everything away at the end of cooking your meal for a clutter-free kitchen.

Learn to Organize Your Food Storage Containers 

To organize your extra Tupperware and Pyrex, stack the bottoms of the containers on top of each other while keeping the lids vertical. But be careful not to store them too high in cabinets where they could fall and hurt you–keep them 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

Odds are that your pantry is modest, with just a few shelves to work with in the first place. Consider which products, like cans and boxes, might be stacked atop one another for extended periods of time without causing harm.

Organize Your Kitchen with Defender Self Storage

Need to clear some room in your house before tackling small pantry organization? Look no further, Defender Self Storage is here to help! Defender Self Storage, located in Pennsylvania and Ohio, provides you with all of the storage options you could require! Choose from services such as temperature-controlled storage units, business office for rent, and more! Furthermore, all storage bins are kept within a secure fenced and gated enclosure with 24-hour surveillance cameras and secured keypad access for your protection. Stop by at either location to get started renting with Defender Self Storage today!

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Katie Mest

About the Author: Katie Mest is an SEO Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring the outdoors with her newly adopted Greyhound rescue, Titan.