Does the sight of a cluttered kitchen countertop give you anxiety? You’re not alone! Organizing your kitchen counter space can be a game-changer in terms of making your kitchen more functional, efficient and stress-free.
We have compiled a plan to tackle the space with some smart storage solutions that will transform your cluttered counter space into a clean and organized workspace while showing off the beautiful stone you’ve selected!
1. Start with a Clean Slate
The first step in organizing your kitchen counter space is to start with a clean slate. Remove everything from your counters and give them a thorough cleaning. This will allow you to see how much space you have to work with and identify any areas that need special attention.
2. Determine What Needs to Stay
Once your counters are clean, take stock of what items you need to keep on your counters. Consider the items you use on a daily basis, such as your coffee maker and knife block. These items should be given priority placement on your counter space.
3. Get Creative with Storage Solutions
If you find that you have too many items cluttering up your counters, it may be time to get creative with storage solutions. Consider installing a pegboard on the wall above your counter to hang pots, pans, and utensils. Use a tension rod to hang spray bottles and cleaning supplies under your sink. Install shelves or a hanging basket to store cookbooks, spices, and other small items.
4. Create Zones
Organizing your kitchen counter space into zones can help to make it more functional and efficient. Create a prep zone for your cutting board, knives, and other prep tools. Set up a cooking zone for your stove and cooking utensils. Designate a baking zone for your mixer. This will help to keep everything organized and easy to find.
5. Use Vertical Space
Don’t forget to utilize vertical space when organizing your kitchen counter space. Hang a magnetic knife strip on the wall to keep your knives within easy reach. Use a wall-mounted pot rack to free up cabinet space. Hang a paper towel holder under your cabinets to keep your counter space clear.
6. Keep it Simple
Remember, the key to organizing your kitchen counter space is to keep it simple. Only keep the items you use daily on your counters. Store everything else in cabinets and drawers. A clutter-free counter space will make meal prep and cooking much easier and more enjoyable.
Now that your countertop space is organized, don’t forget to maintain its appearance using the right cleaning products and maintenance techniques. We cover that topic here.