Pullout Pantry Shelving Solutions

Maintain a streamlined kitchen space with pantry shelving and pullout options that help make organizing a cinch.

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By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik
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Sometimes even the best kitchen pantries need more effective storage. When planning a pantry closet, consider that one of the simplest methods for organizing this small kitchen space is to add pantry shelving. To keep things easy to access, try pullout pantry shelves.

Pantry Options and Ideas for Efficient Kitchen Storage

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When a built-in pantry isn't available, a standalone unit makes great use of wall space.

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Shelf separators and pantry cubes let you group items by type.

Set an energetic mood in your kitchen with a lively color in your pantry.

Wire baskets can be used for easy access to potatoes and other long-lasting produce.

Pullout wire organizers grant easy access to food and dishes.

An attractive, well-organized pantry space can serve double duty as both storage and a display area.

Adjustable shelves allow easy storage for food products of different heights.

Storage containers help you group smaller food products together.

Don't let door space go to waste. Attach hanging shelves for extra storage.

Pullout shelving grants easier access to items stored on the back of the shelf.

Pullout shelves on lower cabinets help you access items that would otherwise be harder to reach.

Shelves can also be attached to cabinet doors for maximum storage efficiency.

Optimize your larger pantry with a custom storage system.

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Vertical shelves are great for storing baking sheets.

Adjustable wire shelving is an inexpensive product for customizing your pantry space.

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Pullout cabinet drawers work equally well in pantries or in the main kitchen area.

Good old-fashioned wire shelving is a budget-friendly option that is sturdy and simple to install. Shelves can be mounted above already existing shelves or even above the doorway, an ideal spot for storing items that are used less often.

Another option for those who prefer a do-it-yourself approach is to purchase wood from a home improvement store and discuss with an employee the best option for securing the shelves to the walls.

If space and budget allow, one of the best investments you can make for your pantry are pullout shelves. This type of shelving allows for easy retrieval of small appliances, canned goods and other items that often get lost at the back of a pantry.

No matter the pantry shelving option you choose, be sure to maximize storage space by building the shelves as high as possible, making sure you can use the entire pantry space.

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