Kitchen Wall Shelving

Adding On Wall Shelves and Storage In Your Kitchen

If you're interested in adding additional shelving into your kitchen, you can either mount more shelves on available wall space, or buy a floor-standing unit. If you want to add on wall-mounted shelves, you should take a lot of things into consideration before you begin drilling holes: wall mounted pantry shelves

  • Location Of Shelves
  • This is really important. You don't want the shelves to get in the way of any kitchen appliances, doors, or windows. Also, if the shelves are mounted in that space can anyone (especially taller people) bump into them accidentally?

  • Accessibility
  • If you mount shelves in that location, will you be able to easily get whatever you plan on storing on the shelves? How often will you need the items that will go on these shelves, and how important are they?

  • Type Of Walls
  • This is important for knowing how to properly mount the shelves. If the walls are brick or concrete, no problem! However, plasterboard walls are weaker, and mounting shelves that will hold heavy (and breakable) kitchen dishes on them is trickier.

  • Closeness to Stove Top
  • Not only could mounting shelves above a stove be a potential fire hazard, it can also become a grease trap.

  • Shelf Material
  • Not all shelf materials are necessarily good in the kitchen. Stainless steel shelves are easier to clean, but not as nice to look at as real wood. What material goes with the rest of the kitchen decor?

Once you've taken all these factors into account, you are ready to make some decisions regarding kitchen wall shelving.

For some great stainless steel shelves that won't cost you an arm and a leg, take a look at this kitchen wall system which is fully adjustable, and it also provides hooks along the bottom for utensils.

If your looking for pantry shelving, it's important that it's light, flexible and strong. You don't want to be concerned, for example, that the shelves are not strong enough to hold a mixer or heavy food processor.

Here's a sturdy wall-mounted drawer and shelf system that will give you lots of shelf space, and a flexible design that will adapt itself to the space that you have available.

There are a lot more kitchen storage solutions available, take a look at our page on kitchen sideboards, bakers racks, buffets and more.

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Over-The-Door Pantry Kit

Designed to add extra storage for pantry items. With this kit you can store 2-liter soda bottles family size and regular canned goods pastas and more. Made of high quality heavy steel and coated with baked on epoxy to ensure long term quality use.

Freestanding Pantry Storage

Put this pantry storage solution to work as a substitute pantry or to organize the space in an existing pantry. The unit is designed with a maple butcher block top that doubles as a convenient work surface. It comes complete with back stop pins for drawer control.

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