The Ultimate Kitchen Storage Solutions Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

What is one of the main problems of most kitchens?

One of the main problems is usually a lack of storage space. This shortcoming leads to clutter.

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How does this affect a serious cook?

The clutter resulting from lack of space means that particular pots or pans are more difficult to find and this can cause frustration or annoyance.

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How can you improve your storage space without building new cabinets?

A pot rack will give you place to hang your pots and pans and make them accessible.

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When choosing a pot rack what should your main consideration be?

Choose a style and shape to match your kitchen and your needs.

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How can a kitchen island help you get organized?

Hanging a pot rack over the kitchen island puts the pots and pans in a central, immediately accessible area without using cabinets or wall space.

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What lesson for our kitchen can we learn from a skyscraper?

When you don't have room to build out, build your storage space up.

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Why are storage towers tall and narrow?

This enables them to fit into places other storage units can't.

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What should you check before buying a storage unit?

Check how much weight it can handle.

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What part of your cabinets is usually overlooked when trying to find storage space?

The doors of your cabinets can be used for specially designed organizers.

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How do you choose a suitable door organizer?

Choose the design that best suits your needs and does not interfere with the inside of the cabinet.

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What is a good example of how to create extra countertop storage space?

The old-fashioned cookie jar stored the cookies and kept them accessible.

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What should you consider when buying countertop canisters?

Consider who will be using them. If small children have access to them, make sure they are sturdy and safe.

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What else can canisters do?

They add a colorful, decorative touch to your kitchen and keep food fresh.

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If you need more working space in your kitchen but don't have a kitchen island what can you do?

A kitchen cart serves the purpose of an island but is portable and can be stored.

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What should you determine before buying something like a kitchen cart?

Decide how much space you have and how much you need, this will help you decide how big the cart needs to be.

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What do you have to check about the cart itself?

If it has wheels, make sure it has brakes to prevent it moving at an inopportune moment.

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If you will be doing a lot of work on it what do you need?

You will probably want a good work surface, like granite or butcher block.

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What is one of the most basic and useful kitchen accessories?

Drawer organizers keep stuff neat and readily accessible.

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Assuming you decide to buy a wine rack for your proud but modest collection, where should you install it?

It should be in a cool dark place -- extreme temperatures, humidity and light can damage the wine.

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When buying plastic storage containers, what do you need to check?

Check they are well sealed, dishwasher-safe and microwavable.

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About This Quiz

A common complaint of anyone who uses a kitchen frequently concerns the lack of space. Limited space usually leads to clutter, annoyance or frustration when you can't find something you need. Take this quiz and see which kitchen storage solutions can remedy this situation.

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