Finding space to store your appliances
Finding the right kitchen gadget to do the job you want can be a tedious task. There are thousands of gadgets in different shapes and sizes that are designed to do a specific job. Some have only one function, and others have many.
There are gadgets to peel potatoes, apples and pears, however they cannot be used for any other type of preparation. If you have limited space in your kitchen, you will need to choose your appliances very carefully to get the maximum benefit from them.
Many people have a fascination with kitchen gadgets and want them all. However, if you have to store them in the garage because you do not have space, it can be frustrating if you have to walk outside and bring it in the house.
Many people who have small kitchens but love gadgets struggle with the choice of which one to purchase. Yes, a bread oven would be wonderful, however where are you going to store it? They are big and bulky and take up a lot of space. Stand mixers and crock-pots fall into the same category. They are big and many people avoid purchasing them for that reason.
What is the solution to this dilemma? Many people struggle with this question everyday.
On solution would be to purchase a portable workstation. Even if you have a small kitchen, a portable workstation is designed so you can move it out of the way when you are not using it. Another benefit to purchasing a portable workstation is that they come in many different shapes, styles, and sizes. They often have the extra storage you need to store the appliances that do not fit anywhere else in your kitchen.
Another solution would be to find a corner of your kitchen that is out of the way and build shelves. This is relatively easy and all of the supplies that you need are in your local home improvement store. If you cannot build the shelves yourself, hiring someone to do it for you would not be expensive and would give it a more professional and polished look.
There are so many different things that you can do to create space. For smaller hand held appliances, you could have a rack built onto the wall to hang them on, and they will be within reach when you need them.
There are many ways to create space when you have a small kitchen. A rack over the stove to hang pots and pan on will free up a lot of cabinet space to store more appliances in.
If you still have limited space, it will be necessary to either renovate your kitchen or limit the amount of gadgets that you purchase. Choosing carefully will allow you to use what gadgets you have to their fullest potential.