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Small Pantry Organization
September 30, 2022

5 Tips for Small Pantry Organization 

Do you need ideas to create a small pantry organization system in your house? If you don’t have a lot of room, like in your kitchen, you’ll need to think outside the box. Here are some storage ideas from Mr. Storage for utilizing limited storage space intelligently.

Tips for Small Pantry Organization

Whether you want to completely remodel your pantry or make better use of the small pantry space you already have, there are plenty of ways you can organize this essential part of your kitchen. 

Consider Every Open Space as a Storage Alternative

If you’re struggling with a lack of storage space in your kitchen, get creative and explore other areas of your home for potential unused spaces. Above the sink is often an under-utilized spot in many kitchens; take advantage of it! You might also want to think about installing a kitchen island or expanding one that’s already there. And remember, don’t confine your search to just the inside of the kitchen—think outside (literally) the box and check areas like passageways between rooms too; they could be perfect for larger cabinets or storage systems while still allowing easy access to whatever you wish to keep stored there.

Install a Pull-Out Pantry

In the space-saving design, a pull-out pantry is an ideal kitchen storage option. As you open the door, you can see all of your items and easily put them away when you’re finished cooking. This will help to keep your kitchen clutter-free.

Learn to Organize Your Food Storage Containers 

A great way to organize your extra Tupperware and Pyrex is by stacking the bottoms of the containers on top of each other while keeping the lids vertical; however, be cautious not to store them too high in cabinets where they could fall and injure you–it’s best to keep them at eye level or lower.

Group Your Pantry Items 

The first rule of organization is generally grouping like items together. Once you have figured out the layout of your pantry, consider these categories for easy-to-find storage: 

  • Cans
  • Pasta/Grains
  • Bread/Rolls
  • Breakfast Food
  • Snacks
  • Spices
  • Bottles/Beverages

Stack Whenever Possible

Odds are that your pantry is modest, with just a few shelves to work with in the first place. Consider which products, like cans and boxes, might be stacked atop one another for extended periods of time without causing harm.

Organize Your Kitchen with Mr. Storage

Need to clear some room in your house before tackling small pantry organization? Look no further, Mr. Storage in Toledo, OH is here to help! With three convenient locations in north Ohio, Mr. Storage is your first choice for affordable storage units. Choose from amenities that include convenient drive-up storage units, indoor storage units and more! Additionally, for your security, all storage units are monitored via 24 hour security cameras. Feel comfortable storing your personal items at Mr. Storage this year!

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Paige Weary

About the Author: Paige is a Social Media Coordinator at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She brings the most useful storage tips and tricks to your social media feed and loves a good self-storage pun. Beyond work, Paige spends her free time traveling extensively, her most recent trip being the Andes Mountain region of Bolivia.