Are your lower cabinets and under the sink cabinets stuffed with items? Here's how you can organize your lower cabinets and get more storage space instantly!

Are your lower cabinets and under the sink cabinets stuffed with items? Here's how you can organize your lower cabinets and get more storage space instantly!  

How To Guide


Getting Started

First, you want to take everything out of your cabinets. Ensure that your counter and kitchen table are clear and you have space to sort everything out. Now that your cabinet is emptied, wipe the interior of your cabinets with a multipurpose cleaner. Leave it to dry while you sort out your stuffs.  


Step 1: Empty Your Cabinets & Plan

Clear your cabinets and decide what you want to keep in each cabinet. As a general rule of thumb, pots, pans and baking sheets are most often stored near the stove. Kitchen appliances should be stored near a prep area and food storage containers in under-island cabinets or near the dishwasher.


Step 2: Measure & Protect Your Shelves

Use a tape measure to measure the width, depth and height of your space. Don't forget to measure your actual cabinet door opening.

Line all of your cabinet shelves with a heavy-duty, water-resistant shelf liner that can easily be wiped clean.

Step 3: Utilize The Vertical Space

No matter what you are trying to store inside your cabinets, it's best to use the vertical space. This is why most cabinets have shelvings. However, if yours doesn't or isn't enough, you can try cabinet shelves like these to keep pots and pans separate.

Step 4: Organize Cleaning Spray, Spice & Seasoning Bottles 

Find it hard to organize bottles and spray bottles? Try using a lazy susan (rotating tray), it's essentially a miracle organization tool for cylindrical shape items. Plus, it'll help you to find the items you need much quicker. A Dual tier lazy susan like the one shown above will utilise vertical space while also making things easy to find!  

Step 5: Stack Pots & Pans Vertically

Too many pots and pans? Consider using a pot and pan rack to stack them neatly so that you can easily get them in and out of the cabinet,  

Bonus Tip: Add a Motion Activated Light

A quick and easy way to avoid fumbling around the sink when looking for your cleaning supplies or items is to install a motion sensing light. Use one that installs with adhesive that way you don't have to drill or use screws.  

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How To Guide


Tools Required

1. Measuring Tape
2. Scissors
3. Shelf Liner
4. Cabinet Organizers


Getting Started

First, you would want to take everything out of your cabinets. Ensure that your counter and kitchen table are clear and you have space to sort everything out. Now that your cabinet is emptied, wipe the interior of your cabinets with a multipurpose cleaner. Leave it to dry while you sort out your stuffs.

Step 1: Discard Unnecessary items & Decide What To Keep

You want to start by trashing items that you no longer use. Generally if the item has been left untouched for 6-12 months then it should be removed.  Next, you want to plan what you want to keep in each cabinet. Baking sheets, pot, pans should be stored near the stove while appliances should be stored near a prep area and containers near the dishwasher.

Step 2: Measure & Protect Your Shelves

Measure the width, depth and height of the inner part of your cabinet. Ensure to measure the actual cabinet door opening. 

Lastly, you want to waterproof and greaseproof your cabinet shelves with a heavy duty water resistant shelf linerso that you'll have an easier time wiping and cleaning in the future.

Step 3: Utilise Vertical Space

No matter what you are trying to store inside your cabinets, it's best to use the vertical space. This is why most cabinets have shelvings. However, if yours doesn't or isn't enough, you can try cabinet shelves to keep pots and pans separate.

Step 4: Organize Cleaning Spray, Spice & Seasoning Bottles 

Find it hard to organize bottles and spray bottles? Try using a lazy susan (rotating tray), it's essentially a miracle organization tool for cylindrical shape items. 

Plus, it'll help you to find the items you need much quicker. A dual tier lazy susan like the one shown above will utilise vertical space while also making things easy to find!

Step 5: Stack Pots & Pans Vertically

Too many pots and pans? Consider using a pot and pan rack to stack them neatly so that you can easily get them in and out of the cabinet,

Bonus Tip: Add a Motion Activated Light

A quick and easy way to avoid fumbling around the sink when looking for your cleaning supplies or items is to install a motion sensing light. Use one that installs with adhesive that way you don't have to drill or use screws.

Lazy Susan
$19.95
Under The Sink Organizer
$34.97

Shop This Project


Lazy Susan
$19.95
Dual Layer Storage Rack
$25.50$22.95
Grease Proof Kitchen Stickers
$31.95$15.85
Automatic LED Closet Light
$25.95$12.95
Under The Sink Organizer
$34.97
8 Layers Pot Rack Organizer
$69.95$34.95
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