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Everyone needs more space in the kitchen, whether for food, plates or dishes, or just for moving around. A cluttered kitchen can be a frustrating place to be. And nothing adds more to this clutter and confusion than pots and pans. People simply don't know what to do with them! Many times they end up getting squeezed haphazardly into closets or drawers. But is devoting an entire closet to pots and pans really an effective use of limited kitchen space? One easy solution to this problem is to install a pot rack. There are many different styles of racks, but they all have the same job, to help you free up space in the kitchen while at the same time organizing your pots and pans. The two most popular kinds of racks are the hanging rack or wall mounted rack. Both offer a simple solution to you kitchen space problem; and both come in eye pleasing, decorative designs. Hanging Pot Racks Hanging pot racks can be suspended from your ceiling on hooks. They offer users a great deal of space and can give your kitchen a professional, efficient look, even if that is far from the truth. However, if you have small children, you might want to think twice about installing a hanging pot rack. The temptation for a child to stand on the counter and swing from the pot rack might be too great. These racks can be dangerous. Because they are suspended from the ceiling, they can also be difficult to install and they will not support much weight. You will want to consult your owner's manual for the appropriate weight limit of the hanging rack, and make certain that you stay well under that limit. Wall Mounted Pot Rack Just as the name implies, the wall mounted pot rack is attached directly to you kitchen wall. These wall mounted racks are prized not only for their space saving ability, but also for their convenience and safety. Most of them will be mounted right over the stove. So, if you need another pot or pan while you cook, they are always within arm's reach. The wall mounted rack ju
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