Kitchen counters are one of the most clutter-prone spaces in any home. Clearing clutter and making the most of your surface space in the kitchen makes meal preparation easier and more pleasant. Even in a small kitchen there are some steps you can take to maximize counter space and steer clear of clutter. Reduce Small Appliances How many appliances are sitting on your counter? If you don’t use them every day, put them away. That especially includes large, space-hogging devices like stand mixers, bread makers, and slow-cookers. If you do use the appliance daily, such as a coffee maker, removing the ones you don’t use will allow you to place those frequently used items in a more convenient location. In some cases, two small appliances can be replaced with a single double-duty machine. Instead of a toaster and a toaster oven, choose an all-in-one model. Look for a coffee maker that does both a full pot and a single serving, rather than keeping one of each. Mount And Hang Whatever You Can To free up horizontal surfaces, look for solutions that can be mounted underneath your cabinets. Can openers and paper towel dispensers are both common items that come in […]
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