5 Small Pantry Organization Tips

Trying to get your small pantry to an efficient organization level? Clutter can disrupt your everyday life if it starts to overwhelm your storage space. Use these tips from Storage Depot of Gainesville to organize your home; then rent a storage unit with our storage facility in Gainesville, FL, to keep it organized long-term. See for yourself the difference an extra storage space can make!

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Small Pantry Organization Tips

Condense Your Food Storage Containers

Stop letting your food storage containers turn into an avalanche in your cupboards. You can condense the space they are taking up by stacking them into each other. Then you are left with only a few different shapes to sift through when searching for a specific set. The lids are most efficiently packed vertically next to their corresponding stack of bottoms.

Store in Zones

Better Homes & Gardens recommends splitting your pantry items into categories and storing them with their like items. That way you can easily reference where to look for a certain item later. Use these zones to start organizing your small pantry:

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

Stack Cans

Take advantage of stacking up when you have the opportunity. Cans are sturdy enough to hold a decent amount of weight long-term. A good rule of thumb to follow when stacking is to place your heaviest objects as the foundation, while only stacking the same amount of weight or lighter

Consider Pull-Out Pantry Options

When it comes to your pantry, you want the best of both worlds. A pull-out pantry offers an easy way for those foods in the back corners to keep from getting hidden. But you also have the ability to tuck it all away and out of sight. Take a look at different pull-out pantry designs to find one that could work with your space.

Look Outside the Kitchen Cabinets

We typically think of pantry space as closets or cabinets in the kitchen. But if you already do not have much space to work with, let alone storage space, you might have to get creative. Consider adding open shelves to available wall space to keep pantry items in arm’s reach while cooking. You can also expand your pantry storage into another adjacent room that has more space to work with. Get creative with these ideas!

Get Organized Storage Depot of Gainesville in Gainesville, GA

How can Storage Depot of Gainesville help you with your home organization projects? Whether you are taking on small pantry organization or a bigger remodeling job, self storage can help you create more space. Clear out your home of items that you use seasonally or rarely, if ever. Then reallocate that storage space for everyday uses, like pantry storage.

If you live near Gainesville, GA, our staff of experts is happy to help you navigate the storage rental process. Stop into our office or give us a call with any questions. If you already know the kind of storage unit you would like to rent, you can browse our available storage units online and rent from our website.

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About the Author: Katie Mest is a Content Marketing Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors and snuggling in with a crochet project and her cat, Billie.