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How to Make the Most of Your Rental Home’s Kitchenette

Cute Kitchenette Featuring Pink Cookware and Other Pink AccentsMost tenants don’t have a lot of storage space, so you probably don’t either. This is especially the case if your Idaho Falls rental home only has a kitchenette and not a full-sized kitchen. Keeping organized and stocking up on essentials can be difficult in a small kitchen. Fortunately, there are a few techniques you can use to maximize the small amount of storage in your kitchenette. This blog post will explain some of the most effective methods for doing so!

Design for Impact

A kitchenette may initially conjure up images of a cramped, inefficient space in your head. But that’s not how it has to be! A kitchenette can become a charming, opulent, spotless, or minimalist space with the right finishing touches! For a dash of high-end style, take into account including small appliances or countertop decor items in a single vibrant color. Your small kitchen can look polished and inviting by using just one or two pops of color.

Maximize Storage Space

Utilizing storage solutions with multiple functions is one of the best ways to maximize the limited storage space in a kitchenette. One cabinet, for instance, can be used to store both food and dishes. This will make it easier to organize your kitchen by freeing up valuable counter space. You can also take advantage of under-sink storage. This is a great place to keep seasonal decorations or extra kitchen supplies that you don’t use very frequently.

Double-duty storage furniture is another excellent idea for kitchenettes. A little cart or shelf, for instance, can serve as both a prep area and a place to store things. By doing so, you can keep all of your indispensable kitchen supplies close at hand without taking up too much room.

Get inventive with your food storage as another great way to maximize the kitchenette in your rental home. Mason jars are suitable for storing dry goods like flour, sugar, and spices. It’ll give you more counter space and make it easy for you to locate the cooking supplies needed.

Make the Most of Vertical Space

Using vertical space to its maximum potential is particularly important in small kitchens where every square inch counts. Utilize the walls of your kitchen by suspending pots and pans from a pot rack. To keep spices, cookbooks, or other little items, you can also install high shelves. Use magnetic knife strips or adhesive hooks to make space if your Idaho Falls property manager doesn’t want to make holes in your walls.

Don’t forget to take advantage of the space above your cabinets! Platters for serving or rarely used items like holiday decor are perfect for storing in this location. You can maintain your kitchen’s organization and functionality despite its small size by using all of the available storage space.

When in Doubt, Declutter

Finally, regularly decluttering will help you make the most of the small amount of storage space in your kitchenette. Remove anything you don’t use or need from your possession. While sometimes challenging, this is essentially worth the effort. Decluttering will not only help you create some much-needed space, but it will also make it simpler for you to keep your kitchen clean and organized.

That’s it, then! You can make your small kitchen a stylish, practical space that you’ll enjoy using by following these suggestions.

Though it’s always good to get tips on how to manage a kitchenette, perhaps you’re ready for an upgrade. Browse our listings online to find your next rental home with all the space you need.

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