Getting the Most Out of the Kitchen Space The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in the home. Every day there are activities and work that are carried out within the confines of the kitchen and subsequently the room itself has a tendency to suffer. Disorganization and cluttering are a seemingly unavoidable hallmark of the American kitchen. Reigning in this disarray and calamity can take some hard work but will be greatly worth it in the end. Besides a tidier work space for the armature culinary arts that daily takes place in the kitchen, an organized kitchen means that there will be more space available for the items kept within the kitchen. And more space directly translates into a happier kitchen overall. Organizing Your Kitchen When organizing a kitchen, one may wish to start with the biggest culprit of cluttering, the refrigerator. Do not be soothed into a false sense of cleanliness simply because the fridge doors can be closed and the interior mayhem hidden from the world. Everyone knows that the fridge could use a little organizational work, so get to it. Start by clearing out the never to seldom used items that are partially frozen in the back; these simply take up space. Clearing them out will allow for a little wiggle room while organizing the remainder of the fridge. While doing so, remember to wisely use the space available in the drawers of the fridge and freezer. Properly filling drawers with organized food stuffs can save incredible amounts of space. Consider using additional created drawers in the fridge to further this effort of partitioning and organizing the food items with in the fridge. Once the monster has been tackled, confront the remainder of the room. One ruling factor can save the homemaker valuable feet of counter and cupboard space and that organizational saving grace of a ruling factor is the implementation of Lazy Susans. A Well-placed Lasy Susan Lazy Susan and rotisserie style storage devices are commonly produced but vitally underused. Spice racks spanning entire cupboard doors can be whipped into a tight circular working fashion of usefulness and disheveled drawers of stacked Tupperware can be transformed in a spinning catalog of bowl and lid. These twirling space savers should never be undervalued or underused. At the risk of looking like your grandma’s kitchen, however, perhaps attempt to hide a good number of these out of plain sight. Making effective use of the walls of a kitchen will also be vital while attempting to organize the room. Hanging frequently used pots and pans can be done in a stylish manor that is equally practical and effective. There are also other kitchen items on the market that can greatly aid in the organization of the kitchen. One such item is the appearance of vacuum sealing bags. Vacuum sealing bags can be used to great extent to not only preserve food, but to limit the space of leftovers and pantry food items which will again allow for an increase of space and organization. By following these few tips and by implementing a few organizational techniques of your own, an unruly kitchen can quickly become an orderly and useful place.